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Envelope Design Review for LEED V4 Commissioning under Fundamental Cx

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Rohit Upadhyay on Apr 24, 2019, 7:55 pm

Hi Everyone,

Can someone clarify what is the extent of envelope design review by a Commissioning Authority (...

Substituting v4 with a v4.1 compliant approach

CI-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Stacey Olson on Feb 1, 2019, 1:46 pm

Is it possible to provide documentation in line with the v4.1 requirements for a LEEDv4 regsitered project? We're looking specifically at the Low Emitting Materials strategy, which is the same...

Last reply: DuWayne Baird, Apr 24, 2019, 8:45 pm

v4 List of Approved Adhesives

CI-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Steven Wychorski on Mar 28, 2018, 2:11 pm

Hello: We are having a difficult time finding adhesives that comply with EQc2. Does anyone have a list that of products that they spec'd and installed that are approved for v4? Thanks.

Last reply: DuWayne Baird, Apr 24, 2019, 8:12 pm

Water bottle drinking fountain- water usage

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Erin Rowe on Feb 14, 2019, 1:55 am

I see that water-bottle fill stations / drinking fountains are not on the list of fixtures in the calculator. Do we just leave those out of the water savings calculations? Or should they be...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Apr 24, 2019, 6:51 pm

Local Minimum Requirements vs Parking Required by LEED

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Diana Smiciklas on Apr 24, 2019, 1:43 pm

Hello there,

I have two questions:

1. The credit requires that the number of parking spaces be less than minimum code requirements. However, if let's say 89 spots (which is what...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Apr 24, 2019, 4:17 pm

Wood Filler

Schools-2009 IEQc4.1: Low-Emitting Materials—Adhesives and Sealants
posted by Katie Felver on Apr 24, 2019, 1:18 pm

Reviewing a submittal for...

Soil Testing

NC-v4.1 SSc2: Protect or Restore Habitat
posted by Max Krueger on Apr 24, 2019, 1:26 pm

On page 49 of the LEEDv4.1 guide it states that soil testing is only needed on imported soils. Under Step-by-Step guidance, it states "Soil tests are only required for imported soils". Then on...

No Cooling Tower, has to be large building and non-residential?

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Maria Porter on Apr 24, 2019, 8:20 am


If our project(s) have No cooling tower and no district cooling, can we not take the credit based on that our buildings are too small and that they are residential (nursing homes)? Is...

Quality Views in Non-Regularly Occupied Spaces Pilot

CI-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Juliana Moreira on Sep 27, 2017, 11:13 am

We have submitted evidence for this credit for an open plan office project in London. So far we have received positive feedback from our design preliminary review with only the filling out of the...

Last reply: Karen Mahrous, Apr 23, 2019, 5:28 pm

Furniture BIFMA levels

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Sue Bryant on Apr 9, 2018, 12:39 pm

Do Bifma levels 1, 2, & 3 correlate to ANSI M7.1 2011 Sections 7.6.1, 7.6.2 and 7.6.3? If furniture is GREEN Guard Gold does it comply with 7.6.2 for full credit? I am trying to provide an...

Last reply: Lou Niles II, Apr 23, 2019, 5:10 pm