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How to document the Quality View Simulation Results from IES VE?

CS-v4 EQc5: Quality Views
posted by James Cai on Jan 23, 2019, 2:01 am

I have simulated the quality view in the IES VE and created a report according to the simulation results. while the reviewer said that I need to provide documentation confirming that at least 75...

Proof on Exceptional Calculations of Energy Modelling

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Kathy Wong on Jan 7, 2019, 2:13 am

Our LEED project has adopted lighting control as energy-saving strategy for parking garage and documented as exceptional calculation in EAp2 and EAc1. Soon we received USGBC's comment asking for...

Last reply: Kathy Wong, Jan 8, 2019, 4:48 am

Project in 2 separate floor of a same building, can they go for one certification?

CI-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by shashank gangil on Aug 14, 2018, 10:24 pm

We are new to LEED Certification. We are currently bidding for a new LEED v4 ID+C: Commercial Interior Project. The project is currently operating in two floor (26th and 30th), both are separated...

Last reply: shashank gangil, Jan 5, 2019, 4:32 am

To use all FSC Mixed Sources label Paper, how many percentage we need fill into the Purchasing calculator field?

EBOM-v4 MRc1: Purchasing - ongoing
posted by Ray Hsing Chen on Oct 2, 2018, 10:49 pm

Regarding LEED v4 EBOM...

Last reply: Ray Hsing Chen, Dec 18, 2018, 10:23 pm

rainwater recovery at inside boundary, store at outside boundary, Can it be used as a calculation of potable water reduction?

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Ray Hsing Chen on Oct 1, 2018, 3:37 am

Paula Melton Editorial Director, BuildingGreen, Inc. LEEDuser Moderator 136 thumbs up December 18, 2018- 11:29 am Hi, Ray! In this prerequisite, the use of rainwater does not come into play. Can you please re-post your question in this forum about the credit? Then I will see if the credit expert can answer this tricky question. Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Dec 18, 2018, 11:29 am

Kitchen faucet nominal flow rate vs maximum flow rate

CI-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by shashank gangil on Oct 11, 2018, 9:52 pm

We are doing a CI project in Hong Kong and going to select a kitchen faucet for installation in the pantry. The Manufacturer data mentions 3.4 lpm as"nominal" flow rate of the fixture, which is ...

Last reply: shashank gangil, Oct 12, 2018, 8:04 pm

USGBC rainfall events calculator

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Leanne Niu on Nov 29, 2017, 11:01 pm

We could not get the 10 years of the historic daily rainfall data, if we could leave the sheet of historical data blank? and how we calculate the total runoff we need to control on site? 

Last reply: CBRE Sustainable Building Advisory, Sep 17, 2018, 1:59 pm

Paints for Artwork

CI-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Felicity Lee on Jul 26, 2018, 3:49 am

Hi All,

I have a small office project where we are going to do wall artwork and to be painted by artists on-site. 

It is highly uncommon to have artists' paints tested for...

Bird Collision Deterrence

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Long Wang on Jun 24, 2018, 11:03 am

Hi, I have two questions of this pilot credit for our LEED EB: O+M project V4.

First, what specific requirements for the external facade, especially the glass. The other one is the...

Use of Pavegen as permanent entryway system

CS-2009 IEQc5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control
posted by Kollsman Chan on May 20, 2018, 11:04 pm

Hi LEED experts,

I am currently designing a project in Hong Kong that tries to use pavegen with carpet coating at the entrance. I'm wondering if the slots of pavegen can fulfill the IEQ5...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, May 21, 2018, 10:24 am