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NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Samer Alhmdan on Jul 7, 2017, 2:25 am

Where can I find a list for USGBC approved programs that certify products to get the point under option 2 -- Products that comply with other USGBC approved multi-attribute...

Last reply: Joanna Switzer, Mar 30, 2020, 3:55 pm

Energy Star Target Finder Outside US?

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Annabelle Cruz on Oct 5, 2017, 8:24 am

Dear All, I found this forum and it was directly related to my concerns. I live and work in Caracas, Venezuela, in which I'm currently supporting the LEED CI-v4 application for a 16,000 sq ft office...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 24, 2020, 10:58 am

Acquiring of 1 credit through self education programs of site green building features

Healthcare-v2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
posted by Nasir Hussain on Apr 5, 2019, 1:13 pm

My project is a healthcare project (New Construction) going for LEED v-2009 (targeting GOLD Rating) located in Dubai. I am planning to have an on site self education program on the Green Features...

Last reply: Lexi Carlson, Mar 3, 2020, 2:06 am

Necessary to include Certified Wood if targeting Option 3 in MRc5

Healthcare-v2009 MRc5: Furniture and medical furnishings
posted by Nasir Hussain on Feb 22, 2020, 9:32 pm

Is it necessary to include certified...

List of items (all possible) to be included in the MRc5 calculation

Healthcare-v2009 MRc5: Furniture and medical furnishings
posted by Nasir Hussain on Feb 19, 2020, 10:50 am

To clear out all the confusion (as i can see most of the people are facing the same issue), i just want to know the List of the Items (all possible) to be included in the...

Monthly Evapotranspiration Rate

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Ahmed Labeeb on Apr 9, 2018, 3:02 am


We are working on a project in Dubai and the Client is asking to use the LEED Calculator instead of WaterSense tool. Now, no reference states the monthly evaporanpiration rate for...

Last reply: Senna Sabir, Dec 24, 2019, 5:57 am

WE Outdoor water reduction

NC-v4.1 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Geneva Guerin on Dec 13, 2019, 3:42 pm

Are potted plants and trees (in raised beds on outdoor covered terraces within the site boundary), counted as vegetated surfaces for this prerequisite?

Last reply: David Hubka, Dec 17, 2019, 4:16 pm

Modeling baseline with System 2 of proposed hotel building with system 8

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Natalia Quintanilla on Oct 9, 2019, 6:32 pm


I'm modeling a 12-floor hotel building located in Dubai that uses System 8:...

Last reply: Natalia Quintanilla, Oct 14, 2019, 2:50 pm

ASHRAE 90.1.2010- Baseline System using Exception of G3.1.1

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nikhil Kumar on Oct 2, 2019, 2:01 am



We are doing the energy model for Office space which has registered under LEED ID+C v4. The overall floor area of the project space is 45,000 Sq.ft & the overall...

Last reply: Nikhil Kumar, Oct 2, 2019, 8:49 pm

Display signage requirements

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Neetika Parmar on May 5, 2019, 3:23 am


I have a question regarding the external signage requirement. Our project plans to have a totem signage with digital display. Does this need to meet the requirement as specified by...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Sep 11, 2019, 11:31 am