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Nature in the Space: Dynamic and Diffuse Light

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Jalime Eskaff on Oct 26, 2021, 9:35 am

The project we are working on plans to implement different types of lights among all the project area to improve stress reduction and cognitive stimulus of the future clients. It has been planned...

Offsite donation

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Cesar Ruiz on Apr 18, 2017, 1:25 pm

I am working in a project in Colombia with virtually no space available for green areas. The project team wants to donate offsite land in perpetuity, equal to 60% of the previously...

Last reply: Erica Downs, Aug 18, 2021, 11:03 am

Interesting Credit and my experience

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Esteban Martinez on Nov 27, 2020, 2:50 pm

This has been my fourth time working with this credit and while I must admit is a pretty interesting credit that seeks to implement design strategies and relate them to health/comfort of the...

Last reply: Christian Mayer, Jun 24, 2021, 4:24 pm

Experience about the Pilot Credit

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Esteban Martinez on Dec 14, 2020, 9:09 am

This credit has a wonderful intention since it is based on the well-being of the users of the project in order to generate comfort in the occupation of the buildings. However, in my opinion the...

COVID-19 restrictions alternative documentation path

NC-2009 IEQc3.2: Construction IAQ management plan - before occupancy
posted by Esteban Martinez on Oct 14, 2020, 3:30 pm


I'm working on a project which is on the review stage. The project is applying to the LEED 2009 Credit IEQc3.2: Construction...

Last reply: David Hubka, Oct 16, 2020, 10:03 am

Quality views in nonregularly occupied spaces

Pilot-Credits EQpc117: Quality views in nonregularly occupied spaces
posted by Angela Atehortua on Oct 2, 2020, 2:00 pm

We are currently undertaking a project for a Bank located in the city of Cali, Colombia, this is an office building located in which its premise is to comply with sustainability and bioclimatic...

Projects with no associated off-street parking

CS-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Esteban Martinez on May 31, 2017, 4:48 pm

The team has the following doubt: at the LEED guide says that the project allowable parking must be less or equal to minimum code, but then says that if the project is not associated to off-...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Feb 14, 2020, 8:46 am

Graded Site- Previously Developed Site

Warehouses-NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Pedro Julio Silva Perez on Feb 13, 2018, 3:26 pm

For a Distributuion Center  project located in an industrial park , the developer enhanced the mechanical soil properties through grading the whole site area. This happened approximately two...

Last reply: Kara Strong, Nov 19, 2018, 9:03 am

District or campus thermal energy guidance for Healthcare

Healthcare-v2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Lina Maria Garcia Niño on Oct 26, 2018, 3:41 pm

Dear all,

a) I´m currently working in a Healtcare project LEED V3 2009 .I have been searching the requirements for this kind of building regarding to the Treatment of District or Campus...

100% Outdoor air clarification

CS-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Diego Prada on Sep 20, 2018, 6:11 pm


We are working on a Core and Shell Office project where there is a central air circulation system with natural ventilation, which has permanent openings in the facades, 24 hours a day...