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Building with metallic mesh on its façade

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Ricardo Sá on Apr 30, 2020, 9:37 am

Dear All,

We’re currently working on a LEED certification of a new office building that will be built in Portugal. This building will have large glazed areas in its façades, both...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, May 4, 2020, 12:35 pm

Quality Views LEED Calculator- Multiple View Types, Same Space

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Tahani Khalid on Apr 2, 2020, 1:54 am

When finding the area of compliance for a single room under multiple view types, does the regularly occupied space that is entered for that space change?

For example, in my project, the...

View type 3. Unobstructed views located within the distance of three times the head height of the vision glazing

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Keith Robertson on Jan 8, 2018, 1:02 pm

Basic Member July 16, 2018- 12:19 pm I would also like some clarification on this point.  In another LEEDuser thread (https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/view-type-3-private-office-space), it states...

Last reply: Ryan Harrington, Apr 1, 2020, 5:04 pm

Possible exemptions for projects with Customs and Border Protections section of building?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Jason Biondi on Mar 23, 2020, 2:13 pm

Our project is currently having issues qualifying for this credit due to federal code requirements for the CBP section of the building. Is it possible for this section of the project to be exempt...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 23, 2020, 2:25 pm

75% compliance within office no longer allows us to count all SF?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by emily reese moody on Aug 27, 2019, 8:57 pm

In v3, if 75% of an office complied, we were allowed to include the whole SF of that space in our calcs. I don't see the same language anywhere in v4...I just must not have noticed until this...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Mar 2, 2020, 2:20 pm

View Type 3- Transparent Partitions

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Isabel Santos on Jul 18, 2018, 8:02 am

I was looking for the definition of Permanent Interior Obstruction and found that fixed partitions are considered in this definitions, that seems obvious for me.

However when looking for...

Last reply: Joanna Switzer, Jan 16, 2020, 4:03 pm

In an open office space, how to distinguish whether the type of workstation meets the definition of permanent indoor obstruction

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Jingchao Qian on Jan 8, 2020, 10:34 pm

There are questions about the quality view of open-plan office spaces. Vision types 1 and 3 require no permanent indoor obstructions. Refer to example 3 in the reference. It seems that movable...

Theater and Gallery

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Summer on Nov 6, 2019, 5:13 am

We have a museum project that has 3 galleries and theater or performance area. The said spaces are enclosed with solid walls since these are the typical design for the museums and will not comply...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Nov 6, 2019, 1:24 pm

Documenting Similar Regularly Occupied Spaces

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Heather DeGrella on Aug 27, 2018, 3:27 pm

If the project we are working on has similar spaces (e.g. a typical classroom, lab, meeting space, etc.) located next to each other/facing the same direction and view, is it acceptable to use a...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Jul 26, 2019, 11:49 am

Electrochromic Glazing for LEED v4 EQ 8.1 Quality Views Credit

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Shalini Gali on Sep 14, 2018, 1:24 pm

LEED v4 states that “View glazing in the contributing area must provide a clear image of the exterior, not obstructed by frits, fibers, patterned glazing, or added tints that distort color...

Last reply: Danielle Waters, Jun 26, 2019, 9:12 am