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Core and Shell- How to define the "regularly occupied space" since the interior layout is not determined yet

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posted by IASON BOURNAS on Sep 15, 2021, 9:24 am


We are working with a project that is not constructed yet (office building, Core and Shell). The building volume and facades have been decided, but the exact plan layout is not known...

Glare control requirements for Nordic projects

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Medina Deliahmedova on Sep 14, 2021, 11:53 am

Dear All,

I am an engineer at Inform Design (consulting practice based in Sweden), and we are working on a large office building project which aims to acquire LEED certificate.


Other buildings' sunlight reflection

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Isabel Santos on Jul 16, 2021, 12:32 pm

Does LEED require, in any analysis, that other surrounding buildings be created to simulate the sunlight reflections they can add?

e.g. occupant visual discomfort like glare can increase...

Last reply: Isabel Santos, Jul 16, 2021, 1:48 pm

Glare Control in a Historic Building

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posted by J Schütz on Jun 29, 2021, 4:01 am

Dear all,

in one of our projects the historical listed facade is preserved. Due to the protection of historical monuments, only as few changes as possible may be made to the facade. This...

Daylight Simulation Calculations

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Jamie Dubbe on Nov 17, 2020, 10:10 am

After some research it appears there are a couple of ways to produce the simulation calculations - Insight, LightStanza - however neigther of these are rated as acceptable for use on Department...

Strategies to Adress Glare

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jul 19, 2019, 10:18 am

Dear All,

in what relates to this credit, LEED V4.1 allows credit achievement in projects where spaces have...

Last reply: Chris Flint Chatto, Aug 13, 2020, 11:40 am

Daylight and Quality views- regularly occupied space exemption for unique fire station sleeping rooms

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Ken Gallegos on Jun 26, 2020, 5:05 pm

Our project is a military fire station/training center in which on-duty fire fighters have alternating schedules and individual occupant sleeping rooms are designed to be used for sleeping at...

Last reply: Daniel Glaser, Jul 4, 2020, 1:43 am

LEED v4.1 Daylight ASE Requirement

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Baha Sadreddin on Jul 15, 2019, 1:59 pm

Hi everyone,

Do the changes to the daylight credit in LEED v4.1 mean that...

Last reply: Baha Sadreddin, Oct 29, 2019, 12:58 pm