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NC-v4 MRp2: Construction and demolition waste management planning
posted by Olga Yuil on Apr 15, 2024, 3:55 pm

For a project located in Central America, construction waste is used for clinker production. For this purpose, construction waste is heated to temperatures above 900C.

According to those...

Percentage of occupancy for the Indoor Water Use Reduction Calculator for the prerequisite- project only has ADA restrooms.

CI-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Laura Castro Montoya on Mar 27, 2024, 7:39 pm

Currently, I am conducting certification for an office project, in the commercial interiors mode, which only has ADA restrooms within the LEED boundary. The majority (95%) of users will be using...

Collected rainwater used for flush fixtures (toilets)

CS-v4.1 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Sofía Rizo on Mar 26, 2024, 3:26 pm

The new v4.1 requirements for credit Rainwater Management - option 1, state that "The percentile event volume must be retained (i.e. infiltrated, evapotranspirated, or collected and...

IN- Heat Island Mitigation with Cool Walls

NC-v4.1 INc1: Innovation
posted by Jorge Ramírez Hernández on Mar 14, 2024, 3:04 pm


Currently I’m working on a building extension pursuing a LEED BD+C New Construction, the IN- Heat Island Mitigation with Cool Walls credit is being attempted, although some...

Modeling indirectly conditioned spaces

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gaston Michaud on Jan 31, 2024, 6:55 pm

Hi all, 

We are working in a CS project, and just got back the following comment from the LEED Reviewer: 

The SV-A reports indicate that most of the core spaces were modeled as...

Home Office Projects

Pilot-Credits INpc136: Safety First: Re-Enter Your Workspace
posted by Mayela Saucedo on Jan 25, 2024, 2:13 pm

To meet the requirements of the 'Re-Enter Your Workspace' credit, daily surveys are mandatory, covering aspects such as social distancing. However, some projects post-pandemic have adopted hybrid...

Biophilic Design as a Guiding Principle in Sustainable Design

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Carla Roubaud on Jan 4, 2024, 3:12 pm

Securing this credit goes beyond ticking boxes; it requires thoroughly blending natural elements into the architecture. For maximum benefits, biophilic design should be seamlessly integrated from...


CS-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Dulce Solis on Oct 30, 2023, 12:29 pm

Has anyone implemented the second strategy in the guide "The development of a manual, guideline or case study to inform the design of other buildings based on the successes of this project."?...

Last reply: Dulce Solis, Oct 30, 2023, 1:22 pm

Occupant's survey

Pilot-Credits INpc136: Safety First: Re-Enter Your Workspace
posted by Dulce Solis on Oct 9, 2023, 2:34 pm

My team would like to know if you would consider taking an approach in the occupant's survey where we keep track of their current health state. This way, it alerts us when certain occupants are...

IN- Heat Island Mitigation with Cool Walls

CS-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Benjamín Nieto on Sep 13, 2023, 7:06 pm

Hello everyone!

Im currently working on an industrial project pursuing a LEED BD+C Core and Shell v4 certification. As we are attempting the IN- Heat Island Mitigation with Cool Walls...

Last reply: Nohemi Mena, Sep 14, 2023, 11:04 am