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Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by ANTONIO CERECEDA on Feb 24, 2021, 11:14 am

Currently we are working in a LEED project which we are pursuing this pilot credit of Designing with Nature, and we are wondering if natural stone vertical finishes on main indoor walls could be...

Last reply: Brightworks Sustainability, Jul 26, 2021, 7:19 pm

Rainwater Collected for Irrigation

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Andrea Valentini on Apr 2, 2019, 6:47 am

Hashir Usman LEEDuser Basic Member May 5, 2020- 8:18 am Hi Andrea, LEED Guide says ''All runoff from the chosen percentile of precipitation events must be managed such that there is no surface discharge from the site. Techniques include, but are not limited to, infiltration, storage and re-use, bioretention, open-grid pavement, and the reduction of impervious area.'' So, I guess it is to use all those techniques that best mimic the natural hydrological conditions before any development occurred. And I read it in this forum that only storing and reusing the runoff volume does not comply...

Last reply: Shannon Oletic, Jul 2, 2021, 9:42 am

Ratio Windows/Wall in baseline model Table G1.1.1-1

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Marc Maso on Jun 23, 2021, 12:10 pm

Dear Srs, I hace a question about the ratio windows/walls in leed v4.1. Is for a building with two differents uses: 3.117 m2 of office and 13.472m2 of warehouse.

When we had modeled the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 23, 2021, 2:38 pm

Outdoor Air when Baseline has System 2

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Isabel Santos on Jun 2, 2021, 1:01 pm

I am following v4 and ASHRAE 90.1 - 2016.

I have an Hotel in...

Last reply: Isabel Santos, Jun 15, 2021, 1:30 pm

Fine or bulky material

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jun 10, 2021, 9:10 am

In order to specify the lighting power...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 10, 2021, 3:53 pm

glare-control devices for C&S

CS-v4.1 EQc4: Daylight
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jul 15, 2019, 10:32 am

Hello, the reference guide states: "Provide manual or automatic (with manual override) glare-control devices for all regularly occupied spaces".

Is that mandatory for spaces occupied by...

Last reply: David Hubka, Jun 3, 2021, 4:22 pm

DATA CENTERS- Baseline modeling

Data-Centers-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by David Lázaro on Jun 2, 2021, 12:51 pm

Hi Marcus,

We are involved on a Data Center LEED project and USGBC requires whole building energy modelling.

Gross cooling capacity SUM (kW) 33.992 with a...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Jun 3, 2021, 11:47 am

FAR in Protect or Restore Habitat

CS-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jan 31, 2018, 11:46 am

Dear All,

According to LEED Reference Guide, credit Site Development – Protect or Restore Habitat:

  • REQUIREMENTS (pg 163): “projects that achieve a...

Last reply: emily reese moody, May 25, 2021, 11:43 am

Equity & Community Benefits

NC-v4.1 LTc3: High Priority Site and Equitable Development
posted by Xavier Mora on Jan 28, 2020, 5:49 am


to obtain the point of this credit, how does it need to be this equity plan? For who do I need to design?

Should we implement to the neighborhood this plan?

I need...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, May 18, 2021, 10:50 am

ventilation of unconditioned warehouse

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on May 4, 2021, 6:14 am

Is the ventilation of a unconditioned warehouse considered...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 14, 2021, 3:35 pm