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CI-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Michelle Rosenberger on Jan 22, 2020, 1:57 pm


Last reply: DuWayne Baird, Feb 19, 2020, 3:32 am

Option 2- Strategy F: work surfaces comply but no movable partitions in the project

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Benjamin Weise on Feb 19, 2020, 2:39 am

We are planning to comply with the strategies A, B, C and F. The strategies A, B and C should not pose a problem. However, I am not sure about strategy F:

Work surfaces will be grey-white...


NC-2009 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by ISOLDA SALINAS on Feb 18, 2020, 6:50 pm

Hello Everyone,

We are working on a office building project located in an urban setting. Is it possible to re-use the water produced from the concrete washout station to mitigate dust in...

Bird collision threat factor for unlisted materials

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by on Feb 18, 2020, 4:43 pm


1. Our project has glazing with 30% and 60% ceramic frit. The threat factor values published by American Bird Concervancy and found in LEED online, only lists threat factors for 20...

List of active Innovation credits?

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by RDK E&S on Feb 18, 2020, 5:42 pm

I'm looking for a list of active v4 BD+C Innovation credits to sort through. All the links I've found via Googling aren't active / are broken. Does anyone have a current working link? Thank you...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Feb 18, 2020, 6:27 pm

Accept or Appeal

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Jeannie Rueter on Feb 18, 2020, 4:16 pm

We've received our final Design Review but want to add a design credit and correct a credit that was denied. I was going to download a copy of the new credit to work on but everything is locked...

Last reply: Jeannie Rueter, Feb 18, 2020, 5:46 pm

FTE for Assisted Living Facility

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Kyle G. Pearson on Oct 22, 2019, 10:58 am

I am working on a 99 room/6 story assisted living facility in Newport Beach, CA.  The LEED-BD&C v4.0 Reference Guide provided fairly straightforward instructions for determining the "...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Feb 18, 2020, 4:44 pm

v2009 recycled content ranges for steel (BOF / EAF)

NC-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by Lou Niles II on Feb 18, 2020, 2:13 pm

I am curious to revisions and changes that may be present for LEED version 2009 with Steel manufacturers that claim their products are a Mix of BOF and EAF processes. The EAF process yields much...

Last reply: Lou Niles II, Feb 18, 2020, 4:06 pm

Land Trust Alliance Alternative

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Lauren Baumann on Feb 18, 2020, 3:09 pm

The project is on a campus that contains a large bird sanctuary that is managed by the Owner, which is open to the public for passive recreation.  This wildlife sanctuary is not part of the Land...

Question on Table of ASHRAE 90.1-2010- How is prssure drop of the Air Heat recovery system of the base calculated?

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Stephan Zweig on Feb 5, 2020, 4:47 am

Please give me a feedback if I have calculated right the Fan Power of the baseline building. Note that my baseline building requires an air heat recovery system (based on ASHRAE 90.1-2010) and...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Feb 18, 2020, 9:53 am