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LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Michael Wahjudi on Mar 22, 2017, 12:23 am

Hi all. Wanted to seek your comments on consideration of our developments as "single building" so it can fit into one LEED certification. Our development is consists of 3 buildings that connected...

Last reply: David Hubka, Apr 10, 2019, 7:34 am

Residential and Commercial Density

Data-Centers-NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by David Edenburn on Apr 4, 2019, 3:59 am

We have a project, a DC, that is in the middle of a large industrial park. There are no residential units within miles of the site. Is it acceptable to just calculate the...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Apr 5, 2019, 9:47 am

Water Restoration Credits- Asia

Pilot-Credits WEpc110: Water Restoration Certificates®
posted by Emily Tan on Mar 28, 2019, 10:37 am

I purchased water restoration certificates for an ID+C v4 project through BEF.

I see from BEF's website that the water restoration projects are all in the USA and was wondering if there...

Data Centre energy model baseline

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ameet AA on Jan 22, 2019, 10:10 pm


For a large data centre, I was thinking the baseline should be:

- HVAC: system 8

- CRAC fan power: Ls x 0.0021 + A as per ASHRAE table G3.1.2.9

Is this correct...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 18, 2019, 3:24 pm

Does low-emitting and fuel efficient vehicles parking count as preferred parking?

CI-v4 LTc5: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Ameet AA on Mar 13, 2019, 3:43 am


Our project has a few parking spaces reserved for low-emitting and fuel efficient vehicles, does it count as preferred parking? Thanks.

How to demonstrate the materials are reusable or recycable?

CI-v4 MRc2: Interiors life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Ameet AA on Feb 26, 2019, 9:55 pm

The LEED language reads:

Ensure that at least 50% of nonstructural materials, by cost, are reusable or recyclable, as defined by the Federal Trade Commission Guide for Use of Environmental...

Building with confidential spaces

EBOM-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ameet AA on Aug 12, 2018, 11:47 pm


The project building in Singapore is a 3-sty building where about 25% of the floor area is lab spaces that are strictly confidential, i.e., no access, no equipment info, no energy...

Last reply: Trista Little, Feb 12, 2019, 12:43 pm

Which building type does data centre belong?

CI-v4 LTc5: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Ameet AA on Jan 8, 2019, 4:41 am

There's no such a building type as data centre in the base ratio table, I was wondering if it should be "data processing, telemarketing", or "general light industrial, industrial park, and...

Last reply: Ameet AA, Jan 8, 2019, 8:10 pm

Non-continuous floors

CI-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by David Edenburn on Nov 15, 2018, 2:10 am

I have seen this question asked but not answered. We have a client who will renovate three floors of an office building; typical CI project. The issue is that they will do floors 7, 17, 18....

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 19, 2018, 4:22 pm

BD&C vs ID&C Tenant in non-LEED building

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by David Edenburn on Sep 17, 2018, 12:22 am

I have a client that will be renovating the majority of an old warehouse. Since his lease is > 60% of the building GFA, is he required to do NC? The shell of the building is not being...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 25, 2018, 1:50 pm