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Enhanced Refrigerant Credit

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Marco Burgos on Mar 2, 2022, 1:12 pm

We have a project served by a District Energy Plant.  The project has three Dx Mini split systems that are specified as standby systems and would only come on in case the chilled water plant is...

Last reply: David Hubka, Sep 27, 2022, 5:40 pm

monoculture farmland has no biodiversity

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Martha Norbeck on Jun 27, 2017, 3:43 pm

Monoculture cropland is not green space. Biodiversity is actively squashed.

The intent of this credit is to: "to conserve existing natural areas and restore damaged areas to provide...

Last reply: Maureen Drullard, Sep 26, 2022, 3:30 pm

Commercial refrigeration systems but not a store

EBOM-v4.1 EAc1: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Summer Minchew on Jun 3, 2022, 11:37 am

I have an O+M project considering Option 2. The reference guide states that Retail projects must meet Option 1 or 2 for all HVAC systems and stores with commercial refrigeration systems must...

Last reply: Eugenijus Sapel, Sep 23, 2022, 6:21 am

Is Pilot Credit SSpc55 still available for LEED v4 projects?

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Lawrence Rennell on Sep 22, 2022, 5:23 pm

I am not able to locate the registration page for this credit on USGBC.ORG. (Page not found)

Last reply: emily reese moody, Sep 22, 2022, 6:58 pm

Urinals, All gender restrooms, and percentage calculations

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Kristian Kicinski on Aug 2, 2021, 8:59 pm

We are working on design for a high school taking an all-gender approach to toileting. Each all-gender restroom has 10 private stalls with communal lavatories. The project is considering making...

Last reply: Kristian Kicinski, Sep 22, 2022, 3:46 pm

Safety First & WELL Health + Safety Crossover

Pilot-Credits INpc155: Safety First: Design for Indoor Air Quality and Infection Control
posted by Patti MacKenzie on Dec 20, 2021, 2:22 pm

We are attempting INpc155 on a v4.1 CI project, we are also planning to obtain the WELL H+S rating so this credit was an easy crossover for us. So glad to see this connection happening between...

Last reply: Paula martinez campos, Sep 22, 2022, 10:25 am

Exclude students from occupant count?

Schools-NC-v4.1 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Jesse Robbins on Sep 15, 2022, 10:31 am

The credit language for this credit appears to completely exclude students from any mode of counting for bicycle racks at schools. That doesn't seem to be correct and I wonder if it is intended...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Sep 20, 2022, 1:25 pm

Hotel guestroom lighting power modeling

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Camilo Velez on Sep 13, 2022, 3:17 pm

Good afternoon all,

We are in the process of modeling an hotel type building, and we are reviewing if we can claim savings due to reductions in lighting power in the guest rooms or if we...

Last reply: Camilo Velez, Sep 15, 2022, 6:35 pm

Determining appropriate parking count for a fire station

CI-v4 LTc5: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Cindy Quinn on Sep 12, 2022, 8:15 pm

I am curious if anyone has earned this credit with a fire station.  How did you determine your base ratio? Thanks!

Threshold Points

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Suong Mateos on Sep 8, 2022, 5:00 pm

In the form after I've inputted the...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Sep 9, 2022, 6:18 pm