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Project located on reclaimed land

NC-v4 MPR1: Must be in a permanent location on existing land
posted by Nermin Hegazy on Nov 28, 2021, 1:03 am

I would like to know what is LEED's take on developing a site which is on reclaimed land.  The land for the site is not specifically claimed for the project, it has been reclaimed about 15-20...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 3, 2021, 1:57 pm

Reclaimed land

NC-v4 LTc2: Sensitive land protection
posted by Nermin Hegazy on Nov 28, 2021, 12:38 am

What is LEEDs take on reclaimed land that has not been previously developed? Can it still achieve the sensitive land protection credit if it does not meet the criteria for sensitive land, it is...

Last reply: Justin Shultz, Nov 29, 2021, 1:50 pm

Backup system using refrigerants

EBOM-v4.1 EAc1: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Khushbu Mankani on Nov 20, 2021, 6:38 am

If a building uses district cooling (CFC-free) but has a backup system (split units) using R-22 refrigerant does the project earn 1 point under Enhanced Refrigerant Management credit? ...

VOC Content "Zero" and still requires TVOC Emissions Compliance?

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Srinivasan M on Jul 30, 2021, 1:15 am

Hello Everyone, 

If a product VOC test certificate confirms the...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Sep 13, 2021, 8:49 pm

Energy Star Protfolio Manager

EBOM-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sarfaraj Khan on Apr 11, 2017, 7:13 am


Can international project (UAE) attempting LEED V4 O&M can used Energy Star Protfolio Manager


Last reply: Trista Brown, Sep 7, 2021, 6:08 pm

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: Afogreen Build, Jun 25, 2021, 9:37 am

Pre-selected sites, can a project still opt for Integrative Process credit?

NC-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Nermin Hegazy on Jun 20, 2021, 8:50 am

We are studying the feasibility of acheiving LEED certification for a series of floors in an office building.

Can the proejct still acheive the Integrative process credit even if the sites...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Jun 23, 2021, 12:40 pm

solar PV Farm adjacent to Datacenter

Data-Centers-NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by S S on Jun 14, 2021, 1:56 am

Hello Everyone,


The proposed Datacenter building is intended to achieve LEED certification under LEED v4.1 BD+C Rating system - Datacenter

We are...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 14, 2021, 4:53 pm

Energy Model- Alternative compliance for LEED V4.1 BD+C

NC-v4.1 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Amal Venugopal on Aug 7, 2020, 3:52 am

Hi All,

We have a project in Dubai targeting LEED Gold certification under LEED V4.1 BD+C New construction. As a green building consultant, we have planned to consider ASHRAE 90.1.2013 to...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 7, 2021, 11:00 am

Innovation and Pilot credit clarification on Cleaning Policy

Retail-CI-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Toshif Ruikar on Sep 22, 2020, 5:56 am


Can I use green cleaning policy as a innovation in one of our LEED ID+C retail project, as i am already applying for Pilot-Credits INpc137: Safety First: Cleaning and Disinfecting...

Last reply: Terry Gorski, May 26, 2021, 3:28 pm