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Entryways systems in Retails places out the LEED certification

CS-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Mauricio Ramirez on Oct 21, 2019, 12:33 pm

Hello Dear I´m writing you because i have a doubt about the entryways systems in my project C&S v4. We are working in a offices project and the project has in groundfloor and the second level...

Average flow rate

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Apr 4, 2019, 12:23 pm

Hallo, In the last version of the indoor water use calculator, which can be downloaded here:


Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Oct 21, 2019, 11:23 am

Baseline: Data Center HVAC system

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Marica Marzari on Oct 21, 2019, 11:03 am

Hi All,
I'm modeling a Data Center that include Data Hall, offices, workshops and a lot of technical rooms.
How can I model the Baseline HVAC system? Because:
- if I consider...

Baseline for curtain wall

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jul 6, 2018, 9:52 am

A curtain wall is made of glazed parts and opaque parts (spandrels). In the baseline model, how much shall the façade be glazed? Are spandrels considered as an opaque wall or as a frame?


Last reply: Fatou Jabbie, | BSc. Comp. Sci. | MSc. Sustainability Management | LEED AP BD+C, Oct 21, 2019, 10:35 am


NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Victoria Rios Esteve on Aug 14, 2019, 3:38 pm

Hi! We have a building in the process of certification which changed its initial contractor to another company. So, we were planning to add an adjunct to our Construction and Waste Management...

Last reply: debra a. lombard, Oct 21, 2019, 9:57 am

Metering Requirements

CI-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 21, 2019, 9:43 am

Dear All,

We’re currently trying to certify a project with the following characteristics:

  • the tenant pursuing certification occupies the vast majority of...

RCI Visual Inspections- STILL???

NC-v4.1 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Kimberlee Ilardi on Oct 7, 2019, 3:04 pm

Tiffany Beffel Managing Partner Innovative Workshop Consulting LEEDuser Expert 10 thumbs up October 21, 2019- 6:20 am Hi Kimberlee!  This is a hot topic for sure and I want to direct you to MRc2, where there was some key discussion with regard to visual inspections:  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/alternative-calculation-mrc2.  You are correct, commingled is considered single-stream, whether it is project specific or the facility average.  And, it still remains true that visual inspection is not an acceptable method of evaluation. I am curious how their visual inspection effects...

Last reply: Tiffany Beffel, Oct 21, 2019, 6:20 am

LEED-BD+C Hospitality- MRc5 Option 2 for a modular building.

NC-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Aug 14, 2019, 8:44 pm

Our project is a hotel for which all guestrooms are being manufactured as modular units. This will certainly save waste, and we are interested in pursuing Option 2. However, it isn't clear if in...

Last reply: Tiffany Beffel, Oct 21, 2019, 5:35 am

LEED 2009 NC Material and Resources- Construction Wast emanagement

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Judy Bethuy on Jul 31, 2019, 3:10 pm

Do I need track the packaging material from AV and computer equipment as part of the Cpnstruciont Waste Management credit?

Last reply: Tiffany Beffel, Oct 21, 2019, 4:57 am

PCB Waste considered Hazardous Material, not to be tracked?

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by William LaRose on Jul 30, 2019, 4:38 pm

I am tracking demolition waste from several structures that were removed to make room for my current LEED project. These structures contain several reports stating materials such as lead, PCBs,...

Last reply: Tiffany Beffel, Oct 21, 2019, 4:51 am