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Time Frame for LEED Precertification and/or Deadline to submit narratives after Preliminary Review!

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Amjad Ali H Ahmadalshteihi on Oct 3, 2022, 3:37 am

Deal LEED fellows, 

we have receivedPrecertification Preliminary Review on 19.09.2022 from LEED and some credits are not rewarded with any points and states beside it that it is still...

How does this apply for already constructed buildings and sites?

Hospitality-NC-v4.1 SSc2: Protect or Restore Habitat
posted by Dasaraden Mauree on Sep 13, 2022, 8:06 am

Hello all,

We are currently working on a project which will undergo a complete renovation and the project is aiming to reach the LEED Platinum level.

The project covers a whole...

EAc7- Since when it's neccessary the RECs/Carbon offsets

CS-v4 EAc7: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Instra Ingenieros on Mar 22, 2022, 11:49 am

Hi everyone, hope anyone can help me with this issue.

I'm trying to meet this credit purchasing both RECs and Carbon Offsets for both electric and carbon consumptions. It is clear that we...

Last reply: Aparna Pradeep Kumar, Sep 5, 2022, 4:57 am

Electric heat pumps- share of EE according to german law

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by J Schütz on Aug 17, 2022, 5:58 am

Dear all,

for our projects in germany its quite controvers to communicate towards the project teams, why electric heat pumps cannot contribute to the credit renwable energy.


Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 17, 2022, 10:00 am

validity of LEED certificate (LEED-CS v2009); necessary period of USGBC membership

Performance Period
posted by Ernst Schriefl on Oct 1, 2018, 6:42 am

We are in the process of certifying several buildings under a campus approach (LEED Master Site D+C), where each building / project is certified unter the LEED-CS v2009 rating system.


Last reply: Trista Brown, Aug 10, 2022, 11:29 am


CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Marion THIBAULT on May 15, 2020, 10:00 am

Hello everyone, I'm working on a project that plans to integrate a greenhouse. I wonder how to consider the roof of the greenhouse for the...

Last reply: Irene Chung, Jul 28, 2022, 9:45 am

evaporative cooling in AHU

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Arwid Theuer-Kock on Jul 5, 2022, 3:24 am

Hi community,

we have the opportunity to save 500 kW cooling energy wehn we establisch evaportive cooling in  the...

Last reply: Arwid Theuer-Kock, Jul 15, 2022, 5:20 am

New certified building on an existing campus

NC-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Emma Onofri on Jun 20, 2022, 11:17 am

Hello everybody,

I am working on a building with offices and process parts located on an existing campus with the same tenant and with all the building connected to the same main entrance...

innovation credits

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Alexandre DENEUVILLE on Jun 17, 2022, 4:45 am


for innovation credits ( for example Innovation: Occupant comfort survey ) when submitting the Design stage file is it possible to justify the credit with a letter of commitment...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Jun 17, 2022, 3:38 pm

Thermal comfort controls

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Alexandre DENEUVILLE on May 16, 2022, 5:38 am


For the credit Thermal comfort, what alternative can we have other than remote controls to regulate thermal comfort in spaces where there is a significant number of occupants such...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jun 7, 2022, 7:20 pm