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VOC Certification for paints in Australia

CI-v4.1 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Allissa Abrenica on Feb 21, 2022, 7:14 pm

Hi LEED community, paints in Australia have a certification scheme called Australian Paint Accreditation Scheme (APAS) which tests and certifies paints, coatings and non-paint products to ensure...

Clo levels for winter and summer

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Gregory Mason on Dec 22, 2021, 12:17 am

Hi,

We have had EQc5 rejected for one of our projects because one of the common area kitchen spaces is failing during winter due to being too warm, and kitchen spaces require a MET of at...

Commercial Washing Machines- MEF and WF calculations

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Gregory Mason on Oct 15, 2020, 8:02 pm

Good morning,

We are working on a LEED project in Australia, and Commercial Washing Machines are part of the project. It seems the CEE rating that is outlined in the v4 requirements is not...

Last reply: Kelsey Wotila, Jul 14, 2021, 10:27 am

Existing Campus CEP Cooling Towers

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Gregory Mason on Nov 15, 2020, 6:58 pm

Hi all, 

I'm wondering if anyone has documented this credit for an existing campus CEP. The current cycles need to increased to achieve the minimum cycles of concentration. It is expected...

Last reply: Annie Smith, May 13, 2021, 3:17 pm

Blinds as Thermal Comfort Control

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Gregory Mason on Oct 29, 2020, 12:51 am

Hi all,

Has anyone used manual blinds as their thermal comfort control (radiant temperature) for multi-occupant spaces? I don't expect it to be an issue, as putting down blinds would...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Dec 31, 2020, 1:12 am

IECA vs US EPA CGP

NC-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Gregory Mason on Nov 10, 2020, 8:52 pm

Hi,

We are working on a project outside of the US, and our Civil Engineer has developed their plan in accordance with IECA (International Erosion Control Association) standards. I am...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Dec 9, 2020, 7:27 am

ENERGY STAR equivalent in Australia

CI-v4.1 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Cyrene Lee on Jun 2, 2020, 12:08 am

Hi, my project is in Australia and as ENERGY STAR is not used here to rate electrical appliances there are some appliances that have been chosen that are high performing according to our star...

Last reply: Michael d, Nov 13, 2020, 5:23 am

Visitor Parking in Multi-Tenant Buildings

CI-v4.1 LTc4: Bicycle facilities
posted by Tim Bush on Sep 4, 2020, 3:55 am

As an interior fitout in a multi-tenant building, I've always assumed it's reasonable under LEED to pro-rata the number of whole building long-term bicycle parks and showers based on...

Institute of Transportation Engineers’ Transportation Planning Handbook, 4th edition, Table 11-12

NC-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by chris buntine on Jun 23, 2019, 3:24 am

https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/fire-station-minimum-parking   Log in or register to post comments Aleksandra Prawda Sustainability Consultant Jacobs LEEDuser Premium Member 10 thumbs up August 19, 2020- 10:20 am Hi all I found the 4th edition of the Handbook...

Last reply: Aleksandra Prawda, Aug 19, 2020, 10:20 am

Substituting in EAc4 v4.1 on a v4 Project- Category Points Available

CI-v4.1 EAc4: Renewable energy
posted by Tim Bush on Apr 16, 2020, 6:29 am

I have a v4 project which is looking at substituting in the v4.1 version of EAc4 Renwable Energy Production.

EAc4 v4.1 has 6 points available, more than the 5 points available for EAc4 and...

Last reply: Tim Bush, Apr 19, 2020, 8:17 pm