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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...

LCA for a renovated building?

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Agata Mozer 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 Schuetz 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...

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: Panu Pasanen, Jan 30, 2020, 1:53 am

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

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
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

Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment for MR Credit "Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction", Option #4- LCA tools recommended.

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by RICHARD ABRAHAMS on Oct 1, 2019, 3:00 pm

I am pursuing Option #4 for the Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment for MR Credit "Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction".

Option #4 requires calculating impacts for both the Baseline...

Last reply: Rodrigo Castro, Oct 1, 2019, 4:33 pm

Option 3, Exterior wall repair and repointing

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Jul 23, 2019, 4:26 pm

For this project, certain brick...