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WBLCA- eutrophication impacts of wood

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Kristen Dotson on Apr 1, 2021, 2:26 pm

Emily Purcell Green Building Specialist Solomon Cordwell Buenz LEEDuser Expert 173 thumbs up April 2, 2021- 11:32 am I don't have any insight on how USGBC would address this, but this recent discussion on the CLF forum looks relevant:  https://community.carbonleadershipforum.org/t/what-the-heck-is-a-kg-of-n... Log in or register to post comments Dirk Kestner Principal Walter P Moore LEEDuser Basic Member 22 thumbs up April 3, 2021- 1:17 pm We have seen similar results in our WBLCAs when comparing buildings that primarily use timber to those framed with other materials. We have seen this across...

Last reply: Dirk Kestner, Apr 3, 2021, 1:17 pm

Including racks in the assessment

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Agnieszka Kaczmarek on Dec 14, 2020, 8:35 am

According to Option 4: can I include in the assessment metal racks in a warehouse? Obviously, they are not a part of construction of the building, but because of its large quantity it seems...

Last reply: Agnieszka Kaczmarek, Dec 29, 2020, 2:36 am

Required Materials for LCA

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by RDK E&S on Jan 10, 2020, 4:06 pm

Hello, 

We are looking for more information as to what details from Baseline and Proposed models need to be included in the models. 

  1. What "interior finishes" need to be...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Sep 17, 2020, 4:02 pm

Approach to LCA

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Barbora Cicvárková on May 25, 2020, 9:27 am

Hi to all,

we would like to discuss a question about determining baseline and proposed building to meet LCA credit's requirements and meet the whole credits intent.

We work with the...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, May 27, 2020, 8:27 am

LCA for a renovated building?

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Agnieszka Szydlowska on Feb 14, 2020, 6:02 am

Can Option 4 LCA be selected for a project of an existing building which is being renovated and with substantial demolition works? Is it still allowed to use Option 4 if a bit more than 25% of...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Apr 17, 2020, 9:12 am

LEED online Substitution v4.1 for v4 MRC1: Submit 4 Points for Option 4 Path 4?

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by J Schütz on Mar 20, 2020, 9:04 am

Dear all,

as our project meets the requirements of Path 4, we like to submit 4 Points in LEED online. For Option 4 under LEED v4 only 3 Points are available at the thresholds. Is it...

Whole-Building Life-Cycle Assessment- Assessment Tools

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Ricardo Filho on Jan 21, 2020, 4:46 am

Hi All, 
I am trying to prep a presentation outlining some of the tools available to perform the "Whole-Building Life-Cycle Assessment" that are used in LEED.
I am aware of Tally (...

Last reply: Jennifer O'Connor, Jan 22, 2020, 7:25 pm

LCA Inputs and Impact Measures

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Yaya Jashri on Dec 20, 2019, 11:57 pm

Hello,

The LEED V4 Guidebook said "For LEED, the project team must take into account the entire building...

Last reply: Dirk Kestner, Jan 22, 2020, 10:02 am

Does the LCA must cover the 100% of building envelope and structural elements?

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Sara ALIA YOUSSOUFI on Oct 16, 2019, 12:20 pm

To earn the 3 points on this credit, Question 1: Do I need to know life cycle analysis for 100% of my structural and envelope products? Even small products like tightness, ...? steel that exists...

Last reply: Panu Pasanen, Oct 18, 2019, 4:15 am

Option 4 Building LCA Clarification

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posted by Peko Xejis on Sep 30, 2019, 4:35 am

Hi, I'm confused about this option, according to the LEEDUSER's viewpoint page of this credit, if I don't have any existing building to use, I cannot pursue this option?

Thanks.

Last reply: Peko Xejis, Oct 4, 2019, 2:03 am