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Problem with Rainfall Event Calculator

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Timothy Ian Middleton on Oct 5, 2022, 4:29 am

We have just realised that the percentile value given by the LEED Rainfall Event Calculator (https://www.usgbc.org/...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Oct 5, 2022, 1:03 pm

Green area reserved for future building development

NC-v4.1 SSc2: Protect or Restore Habitat
posted by Michael on Aug 29, 2022, 1:50 pm

My project has 2 phases of development. Currently, we only apply LEED for phase 1. There is a big greenery area, reserved for future building in phase 2. Can we count this greenery area as a...

Last reply: Kimiko Marinacci, Sep 21, 2022, 2:52 pm

Standard for the baseline of the cold storage in a factory

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Michael on Sep 11, 2022, 1:40 pm

My factory project has cold storage (10oC) and a freezer (-13oC). For the factory, we use ASHRAE 90.1-2016 as normal but for the cold storage and freezer, what is the standard to set up the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 12, 2022, 7:13 pm

Daylight sensors in a factory with skylight

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Michael on Sep 11, 2022, 1:27 pm

My factory project has skylights on the roof and when I told the MEP engineers that they need to install daylight sensors for daylight area under the skylight, they refused as changing the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 12, 2022, 6:00 pm

Install submeters for a factory with 90% of Process load

NC-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Michael on Aug 31, 2022, 11:44 pm

My project is a factory with more than 90% of energy consumption coming from Process load (for production purposes). HVAC, lighting, pump, and fan all together only account for least than 10% of...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 1, 2022, 12:59 pm

Campus approach: can we install water meter for the entire landscape, sanitaryware as a whole

NC-v4 WEc4: Water metering
posted by Michael on Aug 25, 2022, 5:37 am

My project is a campus project, consisting of 4 individual buildings. To fulfill this credit, can I install 1 meter to monitor sanitaryware for 4 buildings together as a whole? or I have to split...

Last reply: Maeve Donohue, Aug 25, 2022, 9:21 am

Solar energy still doesn't count toward to minimum energy reduction in v4?

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Michael on Aug 24, 2022, 7:08 am

My understanding is that LEEDv4.1 allows on-site renewables to count toward compliance in the prerequisite. I'm wondering if LEEDv4 also allows to do so or we still have to reach the minimum...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 24, 2022, 11:52 am

Calculate U-value of exterior wall

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Michael on Aug 23, 2022, 11:55 pm

Regarding the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 24, 2022, 11:50 am

Is Rainwater Cistern acceptable as LID Techniques?

NC-v4.1 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Michael on Mar 21, 2022, 12:11 pm

Hi LEED experts, I read v4.1 "Further explanation", in the first section "Examples of Acceptable...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Aug 22, 2022, 12:09 pm

Does LEED require a third-party to verify the LCA report?

NC-v4.1 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Michael on Aug 18, 2022, 5:52 am

My project is using One Click software to do LCA report. I would like to ask if LEED requires an independent professional (from One Click for example) to verify our LCA report before we submit it...