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NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by David Harvey on Jun 2, 2021, 4:09 pm

I am an acoustical consultant. For K-12 School projects, it is clear they fall under the category of a school.  For a new construction, higher education project, the architect is advising me the...

Last reply: Ken Shook, Jun 9, 2021, 5:41 pm

Airport project requirements

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 17, 2020, 4:20 am

Dear All,

we’re currently working on a project of an expansion to an existing airport that intends to be LEED Certified. In what relates with acoustic performance requirements, on...

Submitting evidence in design or post-construction stage

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Isabel Santos on Mar 10, 2020, 1:35 pm


We are in the process of replying to a LEED Certification Review – split review, design stage – of a building which is now close to completion.

We have received a comment...

Last reply: Cindy Quinn, Jul 17, 2020, 12:12 pm

Sound transmission- STC Rating- Specify

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Stephan Zweig on Feb 14, 2019, 5:38 am

Hello Leed User community,

I am looking at the acoustic performance tool for LEED v4.

At the table for Sound transmission...

Last reply: Tracy Marquis, May 8, 2020, 12:51 pm

All occupied spaces

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Maki Watanabe on Oct 9, 2019, 5:20 am

Hi LEED exparts,

All occupied spaces, not only regularly occupied spaces are required to meet requirements, according to the reference guide page 757. It is very stringent to follow that...

Last reply: Maki Watanabe, Jan 14, 2020, 6:54 pm

Applicability to Airport Terminals

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Allan Robles on Oct 31, 2018, 4:32 pm

Hello LEEDuser community, 

We are working on a project for an airport, which has some atypical occupied spaces including Departure and Arrivals areas and Security Checkpoints. For project...

Last reply: Sara Greenwood, Oct 23, 2019, 4:03 pm

dB & STC

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Helena Garcia on Sep 14, 2016, 6:28 am

I'm working with a Spain Project. Spain doesn't use...

Last reply: Helena Garcia, Feb 27, 2019, 10:09 am

Alternative Compliance Path to achieve Acoustic Credit

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Wioletta Simlat on Mar 4, 2015, 5:24 am

Do you know if there is alternative path to achieve EQ Credit 9 outside the US? I'm working with a Project in Germany and we have a probem with Sound Transmission. German Standards does not use...

Last reply: Lise Dannesboe, Nov 13, 2018, 6:10 am

Acoustic Consultant

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Cora Kenrick on Oct 5, 2018, 1:57 pm

I just want to clarify that it is not a requirement to have an acoustic consultant for this credit?

Thanks for the help.

Last reply: Ken Shook, Oct 11, 2018, 4:28 pm

Schools criteria

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Norma Lehman on Sep 18, 2018, 3:19 am

Ken Shook Partner Longman Lindsey LEEDuser Expert 1 thumbs up September 24, 2018- 11:39 am This is more of a question regarding the appropriate rating system for your project. I think you should ask the question of one of the other experts on the forum. Our understanding is the LFS applies to K-12 only. Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Ken Shook, Sep 24, 2018, 11:39 am