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Cooling tower counted in WEp2?

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Hieu Huynh on May 25, 2019, 12:56 am

Hi LEED experts, my factory has a cooling tower but it's for manufacture process, not for the HVAC system. Will this type of Cooling tower be taken into account for this Prerequisite? Thanks for...

Renewable Energy unable to be commissioned due to delays, can we still submit for LEED review?

NC-2009 EAp1: Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems
posted by Rachel Manoguerra on Apr 30, 2019, 11:45 am

The project I am working on is "complete" and the owner wants to submit for final LEED review.  However, the PV has been delayed and not installed on the project. Therefore, as...

Last reply: Scott Bowman, May 25, 2019, 12:37 am

Enhanced Commissioning and Measurement and Verification

NC-2009 EAc3: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Saju Varghese on Jun 23, 2015, 6:53 pm

It been a little hard to draw the line between the enhanced...

Last reply: Scott Bowman, May 25, 2019, 12:25 am

Monitoring-based Cx frequency of analysis and approach clarification

NC-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Kevin Day on Jan 7, 2018, 12:12 pm

LEED reference manual states "MBCx can be accomplished via systems submetering, operational points trending, and real-time analyses, such as fault detection and sequence verification." 


Last reply: Scott Bowman, May 25, 2019, 12:21 am

Drawing Review

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Steve Connelly on Mar 1, 2018, 9:18 am

Is a drawing review of the building envelope required by EAp1 Fundamental...

Last reply: Scott Bowman, May 25, 2019, 12:12 am

Design or Construction Phase?

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Allison Smith on Oct 23, 2018, 6:48 pm

Reviewing the credit requirements, I thought that this should be submitted at the Construction phase. However, the Infographic (...

Last reply: Allison Smith, May 24, 2019, 2:49 pm

Biophilic Design: Quantifiable Metrics

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by LEED Team DC on Jan 30, 2019, 10:57 am

Hi, I'm wondering if there are shareable examples of a project team documenting quantifiable biophilic metrics.

I'm inclined to think these metrics could be gained either noting dimensions...

Last reply: David Posada, May 24, 2019, 1:09 pm


CI-v4 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Agata Mozer on May 24, 2019, 10:07 am

Is it enought that the tenant only will provide a safe storage for e-waste or is it required that the building also provides a central storage for all tenants?

Last reply: Jim Nicolow, May 24, 2019, 12:57 pm

Onsite Apiary

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Stephen Ward on May 24, 2019, 10:56 am

Does having an apiary on our campus count towards the amount of area reserved onsite for food production?

Number of low emitting categories

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Martha Norbeck on May 1, 2019, 3:22 pm

v4 combined walls, ceilings and insulation as a single category. The credit language for v4.1 appears to list 8 categories - breaking up walls, ceilings and insulation into their own categories....

Last reply: Tommy Linstroth, May 24, 2019, 12:36 pm