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IP-based control system tied to individually controlled fixtures overhead

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Ciaran McCabe on Jul 13, 2020, 1:04 pm

Has anoyone gained Option 1 using an IP based control system. If every light fitting can be controlled via an IP based system will this achieve complaince with Option. Each light fitting in an...

Renewable Energy Calculator

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Davide Liviero on Jul 13, 2020, 10:33 am

Hello everyone,

I am currently working on LEED v4.1 BD+C Credit EAc5: Renewable Energy but I cannot find the LEED Renewable Energy Calculator available online for download. Is anybody able...

Non compliant SRI/SR

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Jul 13, 2020, 6:40 am

Recently we have realized that the credit form allows adding materials with non-compliant...

Has anyone earned this credit without a Waste Management Plan?

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Jeff Wiedmeyer on Jun 25, 2020, 3:32 pm

Just wondering if anyone has earned the MRc2 credit without uploading a Waste Management Plan.  And if you did, what sort of Additional Information did your team provide to justify exclusion of a...

Last reply: Tiffany Beffel, Jul 11, 2020, 2:24 pm

Rainwater Collected for Irrigation

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Andrea Valentini on Apr 2, 2019, 6:47 am

Hashir Usman LEEDuser Basic Member May 5, 2020- 8:18 am Hi Andrea, LEED Guide says ''All runoff from the chosen percentile of precipitation events must be managed such that there is no surface discharge from the site. Techniques include, but are not limited to, infiltration, storage and re-use, bioretention, open-grid pavement, and the reduction of impervious area.'' So, I guess it is to use all those techniques that best mimic the natural hydrological conditions before any development occurred. And I read it in this forum that only storing and reusing the runoff volume does not comply...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Jul 11, 2020, 8:57 am

Envelope commissioning

NC-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jul 10, 2020, 10:18 am

Dear All,

In the context of a large new Office Building (22 000 m2) which field-tests are required as a minimum under the scope of Building’s Envelope Commissioning?


Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Jul 11, 2020, 8:53 am

Number of different crops using herbs

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Jul 11, 2020, 8:41 am

Hallo, our project team is pursuing this credit and we have an enquiry that some of you might be able to solve: 

Does anyone happen to know if different herbs count as different production...

LEED Credential Maintenance and Project Participation Hours

LEED Recertification: When and How
posted by Scott Edwards on Jul 10, 2020, 8:19 pm

Regarding claiming hours for working on a LEED registered project, I've seen that "Work on projects registered for LEED... certification count for 1 rating system-specific CE hour per credit...

What qualifies as a carshare program?

NC-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Jill Kurtz on Jul 10, 2020, 2:52 pm

Do we have any idea of what qualifies as "car share" program under option 3? We are helping design a buildnig on a golf course and there are vehicles for employees to use around the facility....

Vegetated external shades

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Maria Grimm on Jul 8, 2020, 6:03 pm

I am working on a project that is designing external vegetated shades/screens. For local code compliance, we are not allowed to include the vegetated shades in our energy model. Are we allowed to...

Last reply: Maria Grimm, Jul 10, 2020, 2:10 pm