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NC-v4.1 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Martin Maribo on Jan 10, 2022, 10:07 am

Can the Danish tool, LCAbyg, for MR Credit: Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction be used for a project in Denmark?

LCAbyg is based on EN 15978 and include modules A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, B4,...

Can a regional soil be the reference soil instead of the existing soil on the site

CS-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Hanna Oberg on Sep 8, 2020, 1:01 am

We have a project with existing green areas. The existing soil is some type of mud soil not suitable for the new green areas. The project will import new soil, typical soil for the region, for...

Last reply: Cecile de Villemeur, Nov 25, 2021, 1:49 pm

Furniture: All materials are low emitting, but no furniture evaluation

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Antti Karppinen on Nov 24, 2021, 2:33 am


Is it possible to comply with furniture evaluation, if a piece of furniture doesn't have the needed certfication, but all the materials (e.g. composite...


EBOM-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Alice Andersen on Oct 31, 2021, 12:57 pm

Hi LEEDuser

I have two questions:

1) Can I utilize version 4.1 version of this credit instead of 4.0? It fits better to this project, because no signs are necessary as the no-...

Last reply: Trista Brown, Nov 4, 2021, 3:02 pm

Core and Shell- How to define the "regularly occupied space" since the interior layout is not determined yet

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by IASON BOURNAS on Sep 15, 2021, 9:24 am


We are working with a project that is not constructed yet (office building, Core and Shell). The building volume and facades have been decided, but the exact plan layout is not known...

Last reply: David Posada, Oct 27, 2021, 7:52 pm

Walkscore only for a few countries?

NC-v4.1 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Maria Porter on Feb 25, 2021, 5:19 am

I investigated the new option 3 for this credit. The only information required is a screenshot of the Walkscore. That seems a lot easier than showing...

Last reply: Ryan Hussey, Oct 8, 2021, 12:13 pm

Green Cars

EBOM-v4 LTc1: Alternative Transportation
posted by Alice Andersen on Oct 3, 2021, 11:13 am

I am a little unsure about how to manage the question regarding green cars in connection of the evaluation and calculation of green transportation LTc1.

In the LT-survey that has already...

BES 6001- USGBC approved leadership extraction practice?

NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Juliana Moreira on Jan 7, 2015, 11:42 am

The credit intent is to reward project teams for selecting products verified to have been extracted or sourced in a responsible manner.

In the UK we have standard BES 6001 to enable...

Last reply: Kat Mazur, Oct 1, 2021, 5:40 am

Definition of ”Housing” in Diverse Uses

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Maria Porter on Sep 20, 2021, 5:28 am

One use type is “Community anchor uses - Housing (100 or more dwelling units)”. In one project I used a large area of single family houses, all within tha right distance, for...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Sep 21, 2021, 8:19 am

Wood decking on roof

CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Maria Porter on Sep 21, 2021, 8:04 am

Has anybody had success in getting an...