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No-Cooling Tower for full credit? Option 2- Optimize Water Use for Cooling- 100% Reduction

CS-v4.1 WEc3: Optimize Process Water Use
posted by Grace Friedhoff on Feb 24, 2022, 3:08 pm

I am working on a C&S project that has a baseline system designated for the building using ASHRAE 90.1-2016 Appendix G Table G3.1.1 that includes a cooling tower (system 7) AND there is no...

Last reply: Dave Hubka, May 21, 2024, 5:22 pm

LEED V5 general feedback

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Overall and Appendix Public Comments
posted by Maria Nordberg on May 21, 2024, 2:24 pm

  • International recognition and usability are essential for using the system globally and are a vital success key for LEED. In the new manual, specific important global stepping stones are...

LEED v5 O&M Existing Buildings

LEED v5 O&M Existing Buildings Public Comments
posted by Richard Curry on May 20, 2024, 1:33 pm

My name is Richard Curry, and my comments represent the views of ST Facility Maintenance Consulting, LLC, a facility service consultant to owners and operators of commercial cleaning companies. ...

Last reply: Brent Ward, May 21, 2024, 1:47 pm

Case 2 Demand Response Capable Building with a "future" program

NC-v4.1 EAc4: Grid Harmonization
posted by Chris Flint Chatto on May 27, 2021, 8:11 pm

Is case 2 only available to projects with utilities that don't have...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 21, 2024, 1:15 pm

Don’t forget the “S” in ESIA – Protecting Construction Workers from Exploitation

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Integrative Process, Planning, And Assessments Public Comments
posted by Sarah Lince on May 21, 2024, 11:46 am

I am submitting this comment on behalf of Verité, an independent, non-profit, civil society organization (CSO) working to eliminate the most serious labor...

LEED v5 and EU Taxonomy

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Overall and Appendix Public Comments
posted by Camille Barre on May 21, 2024, 5:09 am

Hi everyone, working in the asset management sector, we currently have the issue of understanding whether or not a certain level of LEED (i.e. Silver, Gold, ...) is equivalent (or could be...

Material Quantity Input into EC3

Pilot-Credits MRpc132: Procurement of Low Carbon Construction Materials
posted by Kelli Kimura on Jan 19, 2024, 8:44 pm

Hi all,

We are curious how folks are gathering their material quantities per the pilot credit language "Material quantities shall reflect the final as-built project and be consistently...

Last reply: Atlas Turner, May 20, 2024, 8:06 pm

Heat Island Reduction- Question regarding what qualifies for a "vegetated roof"

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Philip Hamp on May 20, 2024, 5:57 pm

Can an underground building, with an insulated roof and 24inches of fill and turf on top, qualify for a vegetated roof in NC-v4, SSc5?

Public art- Inclusion in LEED boundaries

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Overall and Appendix Public Comments
posted by Winnie Lam on May 20, 2024, 6:13 pm

I serve on the Arts Commission at the City of Sunnyvale in California. When a company starts a new private development (i.e. construction) project in the City of Sunnyvale, they are required to...

Option 2- Carshare, requirements

NC-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Ricardo Sá on Feb 11, 2020, 11:47 am

Dear All,

I have a question regarding Option 2 – Carshare.

Which are the requirements of a parking place in order to be classified as a carshared...

Last reply: Emiliano Ortega, May 20, 2024, 5:20 pm