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NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Agata Mozer on Dec 12, 2019, 5:34 am

I have two questions regarding heat island reduction credit:

1. I would like to confirm if in LEEDv4...

Option 2-Strategy A: Spotlights on a light rail

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Timothy Ian Middleton on Dec 11, 2019, 10:40 pm

We have an office project pursuing option 2. Our design is mainly downlighting and spotlights on a lighting rail system. Our downlighting lamps meet the criteria for strategy A, but we can't find...

Transients per CS Appendix 1 / WE calculator

CS-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Aaron McEwin on Dec 11, 2019, 5:54 pm

Hello everyone,

We are working on the CS Project and would like to use CS Appendix 1 to estimate...

View type 3. Unobstructed views located within the distance of three times the head height of the vision glazing

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Keith Robertson on Jan 8, 2018, 1:02 pm

Basic Member July 16, 2018- 12:19 pm I would also like some clarification on this point.  In another LEEDuser thread (https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/view-type-3-private-office-space), it states...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Dec 11, 2019, 3:01 pm

Does USDA Certified Biobased Product = bio-based content?

NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Renee Shirey on Jul 2, 2019, 5:08 pm

Has anyone had any luck claiming compliant bio-based content with a product that is certified as a "...

Last reply: Mikhail Davis, Dec 11, 2019, 2:31 pm

Where to look for manufacturer documentation

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Lissa Spitz on Dec 10, 2019, 11:23 am

Is it just me?  I'm having a hard time finding manufacturer documentation that confirms compliance with CDPH, aqBB, etc. Most of them still indicate...

Last reply: Lou Niles II, Dec 11, 2019, 1:17 pm

Community contaminant prevention- Airborne Releases

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Verde Design on Dec 11, 2019, 12:31 pm


I found the pilot credit "Community contaminant prevention - Airborne Releases" under the v4 pilot credits, however I have also read that this credit is only available for v2009...

Exemplary Performance?

Warehouses-NC-v4.1 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Neil Rosen on Dec 11, 2019, 12:30 pm

In version 4, 20 EPDs from at least 5 different manufacturers is required to earn 1 point.  40 EPDs from 5 different manufacturers earns exemplary performance.

In V4.1 Warehouse...

Location of the recycling bins

Retail-CI-v4 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Ricardo Filho on Dec 11, 2019, 3:40 am

Hi all;

I have a project at concept phase and we are determining the location of the bins;

We have no issues with having all the suggested bins i.e.  ...

Has anyone earned this pilot credit on a core and shell building?

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Eesmyal Santos-Brault on Dec 10, 2019, 7:26 pm

We're working on a 15-storey core and shell mixed use office building in the Pacific North West. There is a 3-story podium level that has an allowed light manufacturing and other uses including...