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LEED online Substitution v4.1 for v4 MRC1: Submit 4 Points for Option 4 Path 4?

NC-v4.1 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by J Schuetz on Mar 20, 2020, 9:02 am

Dear all,

as our project meets the requirements of Path 4, we like to submit 4 Points in LEED online. For Option 4 under LEED v4 only 3 Points are available at the thresholds. Is it...

Last reply: J Schuetz, Aug 5, 2020, 1:49 am

USGBC approved programs.

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Samer Alhmdan on Jul 7, 2017, 2:25 am

Where can I find a list for USGBC approved programs that certify products to get the point under option 2 -- Products that comply with other USGBC approved multi-attribute...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Aug 4, 2020, 8:14 pm

Pilot Credit 87- Verified Construction and Demolition Rates

Pilot-Credits MRpc87: Verified Construction & Demolition Recycling Rates
posted by Patricia Lloyd on Feb 12, 2018, 1:22 pm

Documentation of this credit was easy because we are using a hauler who has a CORR certified facility that is near to our job.  We tried this pilot credit once before and did not achieve it...

Last reply: Hrisa Gatzoulis, Aug 4, 2020, 5:16 pm

City Smoking Ordinance corresponds to LEED

CI-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Anna Kaelin on Aug 4, 2020, 12:38 pm


My project is located in a mall that does not have an offial smoking policy, but follows the City Ordince which prohibits smoking indoors and within 25 ft of all buildings. 


Last reply: Anna Kaelin, Aug 4, 2020, 3:46 pm

NC & CI projects

Pilot-Credits WEpc110: Water Restoration Certificates®
posted by Sheryl Swartzle on Aug 4, 2020, 3:23 pm

I found the purchasing process for Water Restoration Certificates to be very easy with BEF.  The benefits are easily understood by the clients and on our CI project the cost was very reasonable...

Language for signs?

NC-v4.1 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by emily reese moody on Apr 9, 2020, 5:53 pm

Has anyone used the updated v4.1 version of this and has a good way to phrase the signage? Seems even more awkward than the previous needs.

We're additionally trying to align the...

Last reply: riiupw rtooiek, Aug 4, 2020, 1:51 pm

Signed letter from Owner i.l.o. lease agreement?

CI-v4 MRc1: Long-term commitment
posted by Faun Carlson on Aug 4, 2020, 1:21 pm

Hello. We are working on a government project and they have asked if instead of providing the signed lease agreement (which is confidential material), if they may provide a signed letter, stating...

Ventilation of parking garages

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sarah Leenknegt on Mar 11, 2019, 7:51 am


We are modelling an office building in Switzerland with LEED v4 Core and Shell and have a question regarding the required ventilation rate for parking garages. According to ASHRAE 62.1...

Last reply: Norbert Szircsak, Aug 4, 2020, 10:55 am

What are you doing about documenting transit credits with the Covid related transit schedule changes?

CI-v4 LTc3: Access to quality transit
posted by on Jul 30, 2020, 1:20 pm

We are running into trouble on projects where we had hoped to achieve Exemplary credit or 7 points for transit as we cannot document it properly because the transit schedules are modified due to...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Aug 4, 2020, 9:45 am

Cooling Tower credit for Warehouse with no AC Units

Warehouses-NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Xye Lapuz on Aug 4, 2020, 4:57 am

The project building (Warehouse) does not have any AC Units and is mechanically ventilated by means of roof-mounted ventilating fans.  Can the project earn Cooling Tower Water Use?