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Greenguard for plywood

NC-2009 IEQc4.4: Low-emitting materials - composite wood and agrifiber products
posted by Erin Holdenried on Sep 2, 2021, 9:00 pm

IS Greenguard certification plus an attestation from the manufacturer that there is no formaldehyde acceptable for plywood products? 

Last reply: Dawn Garcia, Oct 22, 2021, 5:08 pm

ASHRAE 55-2010 documentation

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Katie Vasbinder on Jan 19, 2021, 11:29 am

The Upload for this credit indicates "Documentation may include a psychometric chart, PMV/PPD calculations... Figure and/or Figure, or predicted worst case...". Given the amount...

Last reply: Sarah Gudeman, Oct 20, 2021, 8:17 pm

Calculating Quality Views Credit

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Divya Shroff on Apr 28, 2021, 7:58 pm

Have projects used softwares to document the quality views credit? I am looking into a 300k sqft school project and wanted to know whats the best way to document this credit.  

Last reply: Elliot Glassman, Oct 20, 2021, 3:37 pm

Non-certified buildings in LEED boundary

NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by marty seese on May 20, 2021, 4:33 pm

I have a project that is all new construction. There are 3 buildings on the site. The main building which is what the owner wants to be LEED Certified. Another building is a shed building. Not...

Last reply: marty seese, Oct 20, 2021, 1:50 pm

Areas of ballasted roof counted, provided that SRI number is high enough?

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Martin Smith on Oct 20, 2021, 11:46 am

Hey friends,

We are working on a project that has roughly 1,000 s.f. of...

Legal Wood Pilot Credit and MR BPDO Sourcing of Raw Materials / Alternate Compliance Path

CI-v4.1 IN101: Innovation
posted by John Masters on Oct 19, 2021, 5:38 pm

Need some direction regarding the Legal Wood Pilot Credit & ACP - MR BPDO Sourcing Raw Materials

o What backup documentation do I need to confirm that the product is from a“legal (non-...

Retain Parking Spaces Well Below Basis Rate for Building Type, still comply?

NC-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by on Sep 22, 2021, 9:31 am

I am working on a 40,000sf building with 7 existing parking spaces. The owner does not wish to add more. The basis rate for this building type from Appendix 4 is ~70 so 7 would be well below a 60...

Last reply: Kristian Kicinski, Oct 18, 2021, 6:42 pm

Green Cleaning no longer an option?

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by emily reese moody on Jan 25, 2018, 6:27 pm

Hi all, 

I was just looking for the criteria for Green Cleaning for my v4 NC project, but do not see it listed on USGBC in neither the Innovation Catalog, nor the Pilot Credits. I double-...

Last reply: Jackson Ludwig, Oct 18, 2021, 6:06 pm

Is Zone Outdoor Airflow meets or exceeds for all zones required?

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Justin Shultz on Jun 18, 2021, 9:18 am

We are working with a "Dayroom" space that has the following requirements: 4...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Oct 18, 2021, 12:31 am

Using Short Term Bike Parking under local city requirements as LEED Long term parking

NC-v4.1 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Jody Lee Potvin-Jones on Sep 16, 2021, 6:55 am


I have a question about the short-term bike parking. So according to our occupancy calculations, we need only 8 short-term bike parking on the site. But, to fulfill the local city...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Oct 18, 2021, 12:29 am