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Timelines for existing building retrofits

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Lindsay Ziegler on Sep 17, 2019, 9:17 am

I'm new to following the LEED standard, and I'm trying to estimate the costs and time for a retrofit of a multi-story office building, less than 100K square feet. I have the white paper on LEED 4...

Last reply: Lindsay Ziegler, Sep 17, 2019, 9:24 am

FSC claim and detail

NC-2009 MRc7: Certified Wood
posted by Muhammad Kamran Mahmood on Sep 17, 2019, 8:55 am


 we have  percentage system of FSC in certificate .in certificate they mentioned we can purchase of...

Prerequisites Vs. Credits

EBOM-v4 EAp1: Energy Efficiency Best Management Practices
posted by Sajedeh Naghavi on Sep 17, 2019, 8:25 am

Hi, I am new to LEED system and in phase 1 of applying for "Certified Level" of an Existing Building (EB); The gap analysis. Based on LEED-v4-...

IAQ Management Program

EBOM-v4 EQc9: Integrated pest management
posted by Josue Diaz on Sep 16, 2019, 6:50 pm

The reference guide states that an...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Sep 17, 2019, 9:08 am

Is installing more than one water meter per subsystem ok?

NC-v4 WEc4: Water metering
posted by Pablo Muñoz on Sep 17, 2019, 6:15 am

The credit is not specific enough (as it is in the energy metering credit). Does installing several meters for different areas of the irrigation area (located in different parts of the project)...

Leed ap in innovation credit

NC-v4 INc2: LEED Accredited Professional
posted by Vidya Thota on Feb 8, 2018, 10:37 pm

What are the roles of leed ap in the project?

Last reply: Waleed AlGhamdi, Sep 16, 2019, 7:08 pm

Option 2- zone floor area calculation

CS-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Sep 16, 2019, 4:08 pm

When the LEED handbook instructs to calculate the zone floor area by multiplying the...

Option 4 for the Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment for 3 Credits using ATHENA.

Pilot-Credits MRpc63: Whole building life cycle assessment
posted by RICHARD ABRAHAMS on Sep 16, 2019, 3:50 pm

Option 4 requires calculating impacts for both the Baseline Building and the Proposed Building in the following 6 categories:


Industry wide EPD vs. Product Specific EPD

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Caitlin Hutton on Sep 16, 2019, 3:01 pm

Hello, I am attempting to achieve option one of the MRc2 credit meaning we need a total of 20 products from 5 different manufacturers. I noticed the point calculation difference between generic...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Sep 16, 2019, 3:24 pm

Ways for achieving this credit other than Furniture Systems?

Pilot-Credits MRpc112: Certified Multi-attribute Products and Materials
posted by Craig Sheehy on Oct 7, 2018, 6:25 pm


Does anyone have experience achieving this credit other than furniture systems? It seems to be the only way that I can find that has the multiple certifications attribute and is...

Last reply: Kristi Ennis, Sep 16, 2019, 3:12 pm