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CALGreen Projects and BUG Rating

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Michelle Rosenberger on Sep 20, 2018, 2:45 pm

Hi all,

I have several California projects (that are all LEED 2009) and thought that getting this credit via BUG ratings would be a slam dunk since these projects all have CALGreen...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Sep 20, 2018, 3:45 pm

HPD v2.1- Statement about Special Conditions when "No" is indicated for Characterized, Screened, or Identified

NC-v4 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by Ashley Hu on Mar 20, 2018, 7:30 pm

I’m currently reviewing a HPD v2.1 for LEED v4 Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Material Ingredient Option 1.

Just about everything on this particular HPD meets the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Sep 20, 2018, 10:57 am


NC-v4 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by Vandita Mudgal on Sep 12, 2018, 1:26 pm

Question about HPDs with Content Inventory marked as GHS SDS.

LEEDv4 Reference guide mentions Globally Harmonized Systems of Classification and lableing of Chemical rev.6 (2015)(GHS) as an...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Sep 20, 2018, 10:56 am


CI-2009 SSc2: Development Density and Community Connectivity
posted by Hana Altabbaa on Sep 19, 2018, 5:20 pm

On the LEED review report we received after the initial Design submittal we had this credit labelled as (Anticipated) and there was no technical advises from the reviewer, We are in the process ...

Last reply: Hana Altabbaa, Sep 20, 2018, 10:37 am

Disabled parking facility

CI-v4 LTc5: Reduced parking footprint
posted by werdah shahid on Sep 20, 2018, 4:17 am

The project built up floor area is 350sqm in a commercial tower and the building property has allocated 6 parking spaces. Which is 58 % reduction. So are we eligible for exemplary performance and...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Sep 20, 2018, 9:56 am

Reclaim and use steam condensate requirement for indoor water use reduction

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Elyse Dufrene on Sep 11, 2018, 7:52 am

Can you please clarify what is ment by the requirement for steam system : reclaim and use condensate  - 100% recovery and...

Last reply: emily reese, Sep 19, 2018, 6:30 pm

Daylight- Option 2 Attached Furniture Systems

CI-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Amanda Gillen on Sep 19, 2018, 11:48 am

I am working on the documentation for Daylight using Option 2. The Credit form asks that you "describe attached furniture systems included in the simulations". What exactly are they refering to?...

Regional material distance calculation method

CS-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Lawrence Rennell on Sep 19, 2018, 10:57 am

According to LEED 2009, there were alternate distance calculations available that applied to products shipped by rail or ship. These calculations were based on ratios established for each...

Is underground Parking included in Certification fees calculations?

NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Amine Zeidane on Sep 18, 2018, 11:42 am


I have an office building project with the following data :

Total GFA (3 underground parking levels + 8 levels above the floor) : 83 108 sf

To calculate certification...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Sep 19, 2018, 11:36 am


NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Joann Lee on Sep 19, 2018, 11:26 am

Our 18 acre project site includes non-build-able waterfront with water detention. The majority of the site was previously developed but they are all torn down and cleared many years ago.  How do...