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Reclaimed water should include RO Plant's wastewater

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Water Efficiency Public Comments
posted by THAMARAI SELVI.M on May 24, 2024, 2:44 pm

The rejected waste water can be simply re-used used for mopping and cleaning the house. Using reject water to water your plants can prove to be beneficial for the longevity of the plants and...

Mandate bicycle or pedestrian usage to reduce the extraction of natural resource

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Location and Transportation Public Comments
posted by THAMARAI SELVI.M on May 24, 2024, 2:02 pm

When we encourage to use electric vehicle we also need to consider that most battery are also naturally sourced material like lithium. Though we have credits associated to bicycle and walkscore...

Building will be used by the client, not be leased to 3rd party. need of "tenant design & construction guidelines document"?

CS-2009 SSc9: Tenant Design and Construction Guidelines
posted by prudhvi mahadev on Feb 7, 2018, 1:03 am


im pursuing a project which is going with the rating LEED 2009 C&S. i have a question, in my case the owner himself will use the space for his own purpose and will not be leased...

Last reply: , Mar 5, 2024, 7:24 am

What is the Exact Definition of A Trip?

NC-v4 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Krithikha Muthukrishnan on Nov 16, 2017, 5:19 am

I am posting this question largely because the credit langauage is not very clear(maybe language nativity issues here). In the Reference Guide, "A Trip" is defined as follows-

A trip...

Last reply: Shadi Abousamra, Mar 4, 2024, 9:29 am

What value should enter in Vdz in ventilation calculation.

CS-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Prabhu Pe on Nov 24, 2023, 4:01 am

We are handling core and shell commercial project .the fresh air is supplied from the terrace inline fans and directly feed in to...

IAQ-Flushing (Door & Window Open)

NC-v4.1 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Girish Visvanathan on Oct 11, 2023, 3:41 am

Hi all,

is it acceptable to perform flush-out with door and windows open for a period of time, rather than using mechanical equipment's (exhaust/ HVAC system)?

Minimum Energy Performance

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nagaraj Sankar on Aug 22, 2023, 8:09 am

As we have a VRF system for fresh air, we design a seperate proposed case system module for the fresh air system. Is base case system is required in this scenario should also be taken into...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 22, 2023, 10:57 am

Pest management

EBOM-v4 EQc9: Integrated pest management
posted by VISHESH AGARWAL on Aug 19, 2016, 6:10 am

I am working on the project where it is difficult to use SF Tier-3 pesticide as per the LEED Norms. Project is currently using CIB (Central Insecticides Board) which is the apex organization for...

Last reply: Catarina Costa Goncalves, Jul 17, 2023, 10:49 am

INDIA ACP Interior lighting

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Lalitya Reddy on Mar 27, 2023, 2:58 am

Hello LEEDusers,

I am looking for guidance on Interior Lighting credit in LEED v4 and v4.1

The USGBC credit library mentions that there is an India ACP for Interior Lighting. This...

Need to clarify about energy simulation

CI-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Nagaraj Sankar on Jan 19, 2023, 10:29 pm

Hi all,
On one of our project having 8 floor that was
occupied under only with fourth storey which has undergone with system 8 for Energy simulation.
In this case, I need...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 22, 2023, 2:05 pm