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LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Davide Liviero on Jul 13, 2020, 10:33 am

Hello everyone,

I am currently working on LEED v4.1 BD+C Credit EAc5: Renewable Energy but I cannot find the LEED Renewable Energy Calculator available online for download. Is anybody able...

Last reply: Nash Emrich, Apr 7, 2021, 10:15 am

Green Education

CS-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Gloria Rozzini on Mar 12, 2021, 11:49 am

We are pursuing the green education innovation credit.  We were wondering if in lieu of a site visit (not practicable with the current pandemic) we can prepare articles/presentations of the site...

Last reply: Azfar Mohamed, Apr 2, 2021, 10:39 pm

Rainwater Collected for Irrigation

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Andrea Valentini on Apr 2, 2019, 6:47 am

Hashir Usman LEEDuser Basic Member May 5, 2020- 8:18 am Hi Andrea, LEED Guide says ''All runoff from the chosen percentile of precipitation events must be managed such that there is no surface discharge from the site. Techniques include, but are not limited to, infiltration, storage and re-use, bioretention, open-grid pavement, and the reduction of impervious area.'' So, I guess it is to use all those techniques that best mimic the natural hydrological conditions before any development occurred. And I read it in this forum that only storing and reusing the runoff volume does not comply...

Last reply: CT G, Mar 25, 2021, 8:47 am

Heat pumps powered by 100% renewable energy (REC)

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Giuseppina Amorusi on Mar 23, 2021, 4:36 am


I’m working on the project that has different heat pumps water to water.

I know that the heat pumps are not considered...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 23, 2021, 1:22 pm

Fresh air/Outdoor air through infiltration

CI-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Mahesh Shankar on Jan 28, 2020, 5:16 am

I am working on a CI project which is a factory/office space. The...

Last reply: shashank gangil, Feb 15, 2021, 9:21 pm

Centralised temperature control

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Davide Liviero on Feb 8, 2021, 11:28 am

Hello everyone,

We are designing an office building and we are pursuing LEED v4.1. Since almost all the internal partitions are made of glass, we are struggling to find a suitable solution...

partially heated space

Warehouses-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jan 28, 2021, 12:13 pm

In the building I am modelling there is a big warehouse that is heated partially only (where the workers are more active, i.e. close to the loading bays). In the model could I divide the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 28, 2021, 2:05 pm

Warehouse renovation: insulation required per ASHRAE 90.1-2010?

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Alessandro Zuanon on Jan 28, 2021, 5:11 am

times on these forums. Specifically it says- 5.4.1 Insulation. Where insulation is required in Section 5.5 or 5.6, it shall comply with the requirements found in Sections through

Last reply: Alessandro Zuanon, Jan 28, 2021, 10:35 am

Excluded area

ND-Plan-v4 SLLc1: Preferred locations
posted by Blanca de la Fuente on Jan 27, 2021, 7:53 am

Hello, I've a doubt regarding the excluded area to calculate the land area within the 800m-boundary, in the guide it is written:

"When determining area, include street rights-of-way....

Quality Views Review Comment

CI-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Mario Angelo Pinoli on Jul 5, 2019, 12:17 pm


I received a Design Review Comment for my project which says:


Last reply: emily reese moody, Jan 5, 2021, 1:29 pm