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Multiple Buildings in One Energy Simulation

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by PAWAN DAHIWAL on Apr 11, 2018, 6:40 am


Group Approach: There are 3 owner occupied buildings (same type) within LEED boundary serve by the common (central) HVAC system. Energy modelling software is capable...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 14, 2024, 1:41 pm

Unregulated Loads- Contribution to % Improvement in Energy Performance

CS-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Clifford Poyton on Jun 7, 2024, 12:07 pm

For a manufacturing facility where unregulated loads exceed 50% of total energy, can energy efficiency improvements to unregulated manufacturing loads contribute to achieving a greater percentage...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 14, 2024, 9:46 am

Hotels-Campus guidance or LEED Interpretation 10203

LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Ana Milinkovic on Nov 23, 2021, 5:11 am


I have a question regarding the approach for our project that wants to be LEEd certified. The project site consists of 9 buildings with similar use. In particula, the principal...

Last reply: Ilaria Colombo, Jun 14, 2024, 6:39 am

Defintion of the term "Legal Wood"

Pilot-Credits MRpc102: Legal Wood
posted by Andres Schwarz on Apr 17, 2016, 10:40 am

Is there a simple way to reach a definition of "Legal Wood"? I have looked up in...

Last reply: Crosier Kilgour, Jun 13, 2024, 3:24 pm

Comments stricter than credit language

Pilot-Credits EQpc57: Enhanced acoustical performance - exterior noise control
posted by Simon Joubert on Apr 21, 2020, 11:22 pm


We have a greenfield industrial building in the middle of an industrial zone in China. No residential buildings in the vicinity. After a first submittal we received a comment asking...

Last reply: Emily Larochelle, Jun 13, 2024, 3:26 pm

Green cleaning

CI-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by JW+A Sp. z o.o. on Jan 31, 2023, 9:18 am


I wanted to register the following pilot credit: "Safety first: Cleaning and disinfecting your space".
However, on LEED Online, the name is slightly different: "Cleaning and...

Last reply: SIG - Sustainability Main Account, Jun 13, 2024, 3:11 pm

Air Flow Monitoring Device measuring two heat pumps

CI-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Eric Dammeyer on Jun 13, 2024, 9:03 am

We have a LEED v4 ID+C for Retail project that has two water-source heat pumps (WSHP). One of these WSHPs has an OA CFM below 1000, so it is not required to have a monitoring device. However, the...

Last reply: Dave Hubka, Jun 13, 2024, 2:29 pm

Estimate points of Table 2.- Percentage improvement in greenhouse gas emissions

CI-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by SIG - Sustainability Main Account on Jun 13, 2024, 12:58 pm


I'm working in a ID+C:(CI) for a office's building. This project registration was after Martch 1,2024 so is subject to the v4 2024 Update and I'm wondering how to calculate the ...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 13, 2024, 2:27 pm

Mandatory Requirements and LEED

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Waleed AlGhamdi on May 29, 2018, 5:20 pm


I'm faced with a new issue I haven't experienced in the past. I'm working on an energy model for a building in a state where the energy code is 90.1 2007, but is applying for LEED v4...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 13, 2024, 2:03 pm

encouring manufacturers to use the Common Materials Framework (CMF)

CI-v4.1 MRc3: Environmental Product Declarations
posted by Jane Abernethy on Jun 13, 2024, 12:53 pm

It's great to encourage transparency, especially of accruate information. The EPDs can tell us about a number of impact categories but they're hard understand, especially for those who aren't...