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View Type 1 with non-continuous window glazing

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Jan 8, 2024, 4:53 pm

I have a library that has a reading area with windows surrounding all sides but are separate by the interior wall, which makes the glazing non-continuous.  The wall space between windows are...

Last reply: Edgar Arevalo, Jan 11, 2024, 1:46 pm

Bird glazing that meets quality views credit requirements

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Blake Weaver on Dec 7, 2023, 10:01 am

I have an owner that is interested in installing bird glazing for their Airport project. We are pursuing the quality view credit which somewhat limits our options for bird safe glazing. Acid...

Cove.Tool for Quality Views?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Michelle Bombeck on Oct 26, 2023, 4:14 pm

Hi Folks -

Has anyone had success documenting this credit using the Cove.Tool outputs? While the table Cove provides does detail the necessary criteria, the visual output is too high level...

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: Nadia Bini, Oct 5, 2023, 10:04 am

Mirrors used to increase views?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Deborah Stadler on May 10, 2023, 5:10 pm

For a Fitness Building, with large expanses of mirrored walls, can we calculate the floor space with views that are reflected in mirrors as LEED compliant?  Mirrors are full height on walls.

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jul 5, 2023, 1:58 pm

Entire floor area counts if at least 75% has a view?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Martha Norbeck on Mar 15, 2023, 10:55 pm

The v2009 view credit included this provision: "For private offices, the entire floor area of the office may be counted if 75% or more of the area has a direct line of sight to perimeter...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Mar 16, 2023, 11:52 am

Stripped facade

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Nov 8, 2022, 10:24 am

Hello,
The rating system states: "Views cannot be obstructed by frit, fibers, patterned glazing, or added tints that distort the color balance."
Our facade design is a curtain wall...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Nov 11, 2022, 3:30 pm

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: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Nov 8, 2022, 10:21 am

View factor of 3 or greater?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Dave Hubka on Mar 23, 2018, 1:56 pm

What is the definition of 'view factor of 3 or greater'?

Thanks!

Last reply: Allison Smith, May 12, 2022, 5:48 pm

EQ Overview: Warehouse Quality Views requirement?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Instra Ingenieros on Feb 23, 2022, 12:45 pm

According to LEED v4 EQ Overwiew " Table 2. Rating system–specific space classifications" Quality Views credit is compulsory to achieve the rest of the category for Warehouse & Distribution...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Feb 25, 2022, 12:17 pm