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LEED certified Neighborhood

NC-v4 LTc1: LEED for Neighborhood Development location
posted by Michelle Oishi on Jul 24, 2014, 3:34 pm

Do I understand correctly that the only way to obtain these points under this credit is to locate the project on a site that has ALREADY been certified as a LEED Neighborhood Development? Is it...

Last reply: Parker Hall, Feb 28, 2020, 11:58 am

ASHRAE Baseline HVAC System for Healthcare project

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nikos Tsitsikas on Feb 27, 2020, 7:59 am

Hi all,

A big hospital project is about to kick off and we are wondering which ASHRAE HVAC system we should be using for the Baseline model? Would that be System 8 or are there any special...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 28, 2020, 9:13 am

Dockless bike share

NC-v4.1 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Patrick Paige on Feb 27, 2020, 5:40 pm

A campus client operates an agreement with a dockless bikeshare company to provide bikes across campus. Is there guidance on whether dockless bikes (or scooters) can contribute to this credit? ...

Option 5- 50% recyclable content by cost

CI-v4 MRc2: Interiors life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Anna McGee on Dec 4, 2018, 5:10 pm

How does one prove that "... at least 50% of nonstructural materials, by cost, are reusable or recyclable, as defined by the Federal Trade Commission Guide for Use of Environmental Marketing...

Last reply: Renee Shirey, Feb 28, 2020, 9:03 am

Facade Lighting Exemptions

CS-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Miriam Faith Oafallas on Feb 27, 2020, 6:29 pm

LEED v4 states the following:

The following exterior lighting is exempt from the requirements, provided it is controlled separately from the nonexempt lighting:  lighting that is used...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Feb 28, 2020, 8:18 am

Bike parking in the basement

CS-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Guillaume Rose on Feb 28, 2020, 5:15 am


Could you tell me if it is possible to have bicycle parking in the 2nd basement with an elevator dedicated to bikes?
Note that there will also be a bicycle parking on the...

Roof with reflective waterproofing down Deck floor

CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Mauricio Ramirez on Feb 24, 2020, 5:21 pm

Hi there Manager

I have a project where the architect wants proposal a deck floor on a roof. This roof the employees can take a break, but the deck floor is dark and it is a...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 28, 2020, 12:14 am

v4.1 Low-Emitting Materials Form

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Rebecca Mann on Feb 27, 2020, 10:38 am

Does anyone know if USGBC has published a revised form for v4.1 Low-Emitting Materials? The form in LEED Online is still for the v4 version, despite choosing the v4.1 option. With the significant...

Last reply: Adrienne Lynn, Feb 27, 2020, 2:42 pm

Are 30% and 40% PG considered as refrigerant

NC-2009 EAc4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Romio Mikhael on May 24, 2017, 11:19 am

Hi all,

For a new construction project, the fan coil unit schedule shows that the fluid for the cooling coil is 30% PG (Propylene Glycol) and that of the heating coil as 40% PG.


Last reply: Fatou Jabbie, | BSc. Comp. Sci. | MSc. Sustainability Management | LEED AP BD+C, Feb 27, 2020, 1:50 pm

2012 EPA CGP

CS-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by sydney mungala on Aug 21, 2019, 10:33 am

anyone have the document

Last reply: Vanessa Nelson, Feb 27, 2020, 1:50 pm