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NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Priscillia Champagne on Oct 8, 2019, 1:06 am

I am starting a project in which we are building a new addition to an existing hospital which will be approx. 30 000 m2 (considered separate building from existing hospital). In the same scope of...

New project on university campus that already has 2700 parking spots

NC-v4 LTc8: Green vehicles
posted by Alana Cristante on Apr 16, 2019, 9:09 am

Hi there,

We are working on a new science lab on a university campus. The campus already has 2700 parking spots, with the current parking demand being only 2100 or so. Our project "...

Last reply: Kim Lombard, Sep 26, 2019, 1:45 pm

Option 3 flexible lighting control system required documentation

CI-v4 MRc2: Interiors life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Alara Matsyk on Dec 21, 2017, 11:30 am

I'm not entirely sure what the LEED online form/template means in regards to calculations for flexible lighting control system. The form says to "provide a lighting schedule and calculations...

Last reply: Izabela Kwiecinska, Sep 26, 2019, 5:21 am

Using Schools option 2- Pedestrian Access for a Community Service Center

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by nancy picard on Sep 23, 2019, 1:16 pm

Has anyone ever seen new construction projects where an exception was made for them to use Schools option 2  - Pedestrian Access even if applying for another type pf building? In my case, the...

Last reply: Kara Strong, Sep 25, 2019, 10:28 am

Re-used Furniture Eligible for Local Multiplier?

Healthcare-v4 MRc7: Furniture and medical furnishings
posted by Tyler Fenton on Sep 20, 2019, 2:24 pm


We're working on a LEED v4 Healthcare project that is pursuing the Furniture credit and I'm wondering if re-used furniture would be eligible for the local multiplier of 200% its...

Experience achieving this credit, EApc95?

Pilot-Credits EApc95: Alternative Energy Performance Metric
posted by Chris Yates on Oct 15, 2018, 5:16 pm

Hello all,

This pilot credit can significantly benefit projects located in a "clean energy" grid, particularly with the cost difference between electricity ($$$) and natural gas ($) and...

Last reply: Heather Walters, Sep 12, 2019, 11:41 am

Lowest flow shower on the market

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Sophie Kerr on Jul 15, 2019, 4:52 pm

What is the lowest flow shower you've come across? The lowest we have is 5.7 LPM (1.5 GPM). 

Last reply: David Posada, Sep 6, 2019, 1:59 pm

Exemption of Tenant Space

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sandra Lester on Aug 28, 2019, 4:17 pm

We are working on a project that is primarily a nursing home but there is a tenant space on the ground floor that is about 15% of the building. The tenant is required to put in their own HVAC...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 28, 2019, 5:19 pm

APPA Room Type Definitions

EBOM-2009 IEQc3.2: Green cleaning - custodial effectiveness assessment
posted by Alexis Doyle on Aug 9, 2019, 1:00 pm


We are working on a building recertification to...

Last reply: Alexis Doyle, Aug 15, 2019, 12:40 pm

Split System AC in an existing building

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Charles Marshall on Aug 14, 2019, 4:58 pm

We are working on a major renovation project that contains several split system AC units which will be replaced.  The owner doesn't have any record of the refrigerant volume that was charged for...