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NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Konstantina Kalliakoudi on Jan 10, 2019, 5:01 am

Hello to all,

For Projects that are outside USA, in my case in Europe can I comply with Option 1? Also comply ASHRAE 55-2010?

Or is it necessary to comply with Option 2?


Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 10, 2019, 3:37 pm

Thermal controls types

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Kavita Karmarkar on Jan 8, 2019, 4:05 pm

Hi all,

The RG lists some of the eligible ways of thermal comfort controls as plug-in desktop fans, humidifiers and de-humidifiers. So, if we provide switches at applicable areas which...

Thermal Comfort Control Wording- Spaces (v4) vs Occupants (v2009)

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Dustin Norton on Nov 20, 2018, 11:05 am

The "What does it cost?" section of this credit says, "Note: the word “spaces” is new to LEED v4, and should ease credit compliance compared with LEED 2009, which covered “occupants” and made...

Thermal comfort in wineries

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 16, 2018, 6:50 am


we are evaluating the LEED certification potential of a new winery that will be built in Portugal (using the rating system LEED BD+C: New Construction and Major Renovation)....

Thermal Comfort control

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Gail Napell on Sep 2, 2018, 2:56 am

has anyone achieved this credit through Comfy or a similar ap?

Last reply: Trista Little, Oct 17, 2018, 9:13 pm

Multiple thermostats on one VAV box- multioccupant spaces

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Mattias DeDoes on Aug 23, 2018, 11:26 am


I have a scenario with 5 interview rooms that are periodically occupied by 2-3 people each, so they will be multioccupant spaces, and therefore each space would require thermal...

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: Edgar Arevalo, Aug 8, 2018, 4:14 pm

Minimum opening to be classified as an operable window?

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Leanne Conrad on Jul 31, 2018, 8:03 pm

Due to building occupant requirements, the opening on the operable window has to be limited to prevent escaping/jumping. Is there a minimum requirement for window opening area to be classified as...

Applicability to sleeping rooms (dorm or army barracks)

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Ken Gallegos on Jul 15, 2018, 10:26 am

Just want to verify that this credit still applies to sleeping rooms? i.e. hotel rooms, dormatory, etc.

We are doing an army barracks with rooms that 4 soldiers sleep in (college dorm type...

Thermal Comfort for Renovation of Historically Significant Building

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Heather Zeto on Sep 11, 2017, 2:33 pm

Our project is a "Major Renovation" project for a historically significant buidling within a...

Last reply: Dylan Connelly, Dec 4, 2017, 12:00 pm