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Entryways systems in Retails places out the LEED certification

CS-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Mauricio Ramirez on Oct 21, 2019, 12:33 pm

Hello Dear I´m writing you because i have a doubt about the entryways systems in my project C&S v4. We are working in a offices project and the project has in groundfloor and the second level...

Average flow rate

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Apr 4, 2019, 12:23 pm

Hallo, In the last version of the indoor water use calculator, which can be downloaded here:


Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Oct 21, 2019, 11:23 am

Baseline: Data Center HVAC system

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Marica Marzari on Oct 21, 2019, 11:03 am

Hi All,
I'm modeling a Data Center that include Data Hall, offices, workshops and a lot of technical rooms.
How can I model the Baseline HVAC system? Because:
- if I consider...

Baseline for curtain wall

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jul 6, 2018, 9:52 am

A curtain wall is made of glazed parts and opaque parts (spandrels). In the baseline model, how much shall the façade be glazed? Are spandrels considered as an opaque wall or as a frame?


Last reply: Fatou Jabbie, | BSc. Comp. Sci. | MSc. Sustainability Management | LEED AP BD+C, Oct 21, 2019, 10:35 am


NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Victoria Rios Esteve on Aug 14, 2019, 3:38 pm

Hi! We have a building in the process of certification which changed its initial contractor to another company. So, we were planning to add an adjunct to our Construction and Waste Management...

Last reply: debra a. lombard, Oct 21, 2019, 9:57 am

Metering Requirements

CI-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 21, 2019, 9:43 am

Dear All,

We’re currently trying to certify a project with the following characteristics:

  • the tenant pursuing certification occupies the vast majority of...

Problem in skipping review

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Mario S. on Aug 26, 2019, 3:46 am


We are facing an issue while attempting to Skip Final Construction Review. We understand that all pending credits have to be withdrawn in order to skip review and we have managed to...

Last reply: Tiffany Beffel, Oct 21, 2019, 6:36 am

Withdrawal of Appeal?

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by shashank gangil on Oct 20, 2019, 11:14 pm


I need this information urgently. We recently got 83 points for a project after final construction review and 1 point was pending. This pending point is actually Regional priority point...

Last reply: Tiffany Beffel, Oct 21, 2019, 6:31 am

RCI Visual Inspections- STILL???

NC-v4.1 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Kimberlee Ilardi on Oct 7, 2019, 3:04 pm

Tiffany Beffel Managing Partner Innovative Workshop Consulting LEEDuser Expert 10 thumbs up October 21, 2019- 6:20 am Hi Kimberlee!  This is a hot topic for sure and I want to direct you to MRc2, where there was some key discussion with regard to visual inspections:  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/alternative-calculation-mrc2.  You are correct, commingled is considered single-stream, whether it is project specific or the facility average.  And, it still remains true that visual inspection is not an acceptable method of evaluation. I am curious how their visual inspection effects...

Last reply: Tiffany Beffel, Oct 21, 2019, 6:20 am

Accept preliminary construction review as final

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Jun 18, 2014, 6:06 pm

After the preliminary construction review we have been awarded all prerequisites and a specific amount of points. The project team does not intend to aplly for a final construction review,...

Last reply: Tiffany Beffel, Oct 21, 2019, 5:57 am