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Metabolic Rates not covered by the referenced standard

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by David Hubka on Nov 30, 2021, 2:44 pm

The CBE Thermal Comfort Tool LEED allows for analysis of this credit has been updated to ASHRAE Standard 55-2020. Per ASHRAE Standard 55-2020, metabolic rates below 1.0 and above 2.0 are not...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Dec 6, 2021, 6:19 am

ASHRAE 55-2010 documentation

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Katie Vasbinder on Jan 19, 2021, 11:29 am

The Upload for this credit indicates "Documentation may include a psychometric chart, PMV/PPD calculations... Figure and/or Figure, or predicted worst case...". Given the amount...

Last reply: Sarah Gudeman, Oct 20, 2021, 8:17 pm

owner providing policy and option for thermal control devices to be installed for occupants?

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Chris Flint Chatto on Jul 16, 2021, 7:29 pm

Has anyone had sucess with this credit in a project where the owner has committed to providing thermal comfort controls (e.g., personal desk fan) to any workstation occupant that requests one? ...

Last reply: Chris Flint Chatto, Jul 23, 2021, 2:56 pm

How to document thermal comfort in incomplete spaces within the project

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by reham gamal on Jan 11, 2021, 6:36 am

Dear All,

We have a project where 60% of Gross Floor Area will be  Complete by the time of certification  and 40 % of GFA will be incomplete at time of certification. My question is how...

Last reply: Kara Strong, Jun 3, 2021, 4:22 pm

Do jail cells need to have thermal controls?

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by on Jul 24, 2020, 1:40 pm

I am currently working on a project that has short term jail/holding cells that are classified as inidividual occupant spaces. Under LEED should these spaces be included in the thermal controls...

Last reply: Ken Gallegos, Jan 14, 2021, 9:47 am

Blinds as Thermal Comfort Control

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Gregory Mason on Oct 29, 2020, 12:51 am

Hi all,

Has anyone used manual blinds as their thermal comfort control (radiant temperature) for multi-occupant spaces? I don't expect it to be an issue, as putting down blinds would...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Dec 31, 2020, 1:12 am

Applicability of BMS control for Multi-Occupant zones

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Gray Bender on Sep 13, 2016, 5:16 pm


I am looking to understand if it would be acceptable to provide thermal comfort control only through a BMS system for a multi-occupant space. Our building serves as a waiting area...

Last reply: alfonso senatore, Dec 16, 2020, 8:30 am

One thermostat more function

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Norbert Szircsak on Oct 26, 2020, 9:36 am

Dear All,

I'm wondering as typical on our market, a thermostat controls a zone with fan-coils, and occupants can change the temperature but also separately the fan speed eg. air-speed...

# individual occupant spaces in dwelling units

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by RDK E&S on Oct 8, 2020, 4:31 pm


We received a LEED comment on EQc5 and EQc6: "Provide a narrative and revise the form so that the individual occupant workstations and shared, multi-occupant spaces are reported...

Last reply: Zeynep Cakir, Oct 9, 2020, 6:53 am

Refrigerated areas

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Ricardo Sá on Apr 16, 2019, 4:45 am

Dear All,

we are evaluating the possibility of certifying a distribution center, where 85% of the area is refrigerated for product conservation (between 0 º C and 4 ºC).

In what...

Last reply: MARIDEL TAYLAN, Sep 27, 2020, 4:26 pm