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Using Lightwell/Atrium toward Credit Compliance

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by on Apr 9, 2021, 11:16 am

Hi there, 

We are performing an extensive remodel and rehabilitation of an existing...

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: Jasmin Rajak, Dec 11, 2020, 10:31 am

Photos of Views

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Summer Minchew on Nov 30, 2018, 1:31 pm

Has anyone been successful in achieving this credit using photos as documentation to demonstrate view type compliance? It seems to me this would be much simpler and perhaps a more effective means...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Sep 21, 2020, 5:14 pm

Koolshade as glare-control

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Audrey LEDESERT on Aug 27, 2020, 2:15 am

Of course, I won't redirect the reviewer to a website, it was just for illustrating the product for the forum. Concerning this criterion, I just have an uncertainty about the "obstructed view"...

Last reply: Audrey LEDESERT, Aug 31, 2020, 3:52 am

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...

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...