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Encouraging All-Gender restrooms!

Pilot-Credits WEpc147: All-Gender Restrooms
posted by Sara Galar on Apr 29, 2022, 8:27 am

We are happy to see how gender neutral toilets are being supported by USGBC. Maybe it could even develop as a internal policy for bigger companies. 

As our project is a Swedish private...

Last reply: Denise Luikart, Jul 20, 2022, 1:20 pm

Total Site Paving Area

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Maria Perzon on Mar 7, 2018, 5:13 am

I am not sure about the definition of "Total Site Paving Area". I have a already developed site with a building that is to be majorly rebuilt. Could I use the old site paving area as my reference...

Last reply: Irene Chung, Jun 29, 2022, 10:46 am

Open fireplaces

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Cristina Florit on Jan 24, 2020, 8:43 am

I am working in a hotel project where open fireplaces are being considered.

As all fireplaces in residential projects must have solid glass enclosures, I am wondering if this requirement...

Last reply: Panagiotis Paliouras, May 26, 2022, 10:42 am

Remediation Requirement by the Local Authority

CS-v4 LTc3: High priority site
posted by on May 17, 2022, 8:28 am

Hi,

We have a C&S Office Building project in Ireland. The project site is contaminated which is defined by Environmental Site Assessment Phase II including soil test results. The site...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, May 19, 2022, 12:28 pm

Experience with the Credit

Pilot-Credits EQpc116: Daylight in nonregularly occupied spaces
posted by Sara Galar on May 17, 2022, 8:39 am

Thanks to the shape of the building, dimensions and quality of the facade, we were able to pursued this Pilot credit.

By a group discussion, taking into consideration good design decisions...

GREEN POWER AND CARBON OFFSETS- 5 years contract

CI-v4 EAc6: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Russell Fatkoulin on Feb 21, 2022, 8:23 am

Hi,

The property owner has had a green electricity agreement with the electricity supplier for many years. However, here in Sweden, people do not usually sign binding contracts and have...

Last reply: Aparna Pradeep Kumar, Apr 6, 2022, 10:01 am

"..surface reflection and visibility of any surface 3 frit patterns.."

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Maciej Starewicz on Aug 10, 2018, 6:51 am

In General Pilot Documentation Requirements we can find the following position:

  • A narrative or statement acknowledging that both surface reflection and visibility of any surface 3...

Last reply: Stefan Knust, Mar 16, 2022, 11:58 am

Access to Quality Transit: Functional entry of the project in a Mall

Retail-CI-v4 LTc3: Access to quality transit
posted by herminia gammarano on Mar 7, 2022, 5:02 am

Hello LEED community,

My question is regarding to the requirement of the credit Access to Quality transit, It said to locate any fuctional entry of the project within 1/4...

Reused element in either structure or enclosure

NC-v4.1 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Maria Porter on Feb 22, 2021, 3:45 am

Option 2, path 4 – LCA. “….and incorporate...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Mar 7, 2022, 3:45 am

Bicycle short term storage- on public footpath

CI-v4.1 LTc4: Bicycle facilities
posted by Aparna Pradeep Kumar on Feb 9, 2022, 9:40 am

The project provides enough long term secured bicycle storage spaces in the basement.

Can the public bike racks on the footpath directly in front of the building main entrance meet the...