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Locally Sourced materials definition

NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Elizabeth Kertesz on Nov 22, 2016, 4:46 pm

The reference guide says that products sourced (extracted, manufactured, purchased) within 100 miles of the site are valued at 200% of their cost. So, does this mean that a product has to be...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 22, 2019, 3:29 pm

Construction Waste Management Core and Shell and Tenant Upfit Spaces

CS-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Summer Minchew on Feb 22, 2019, 2:15 pm

Can a Core and Shell project include tenant construction debris in overall...

Custom Gypsum Product- General Emissions Evaluation

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Allan Robles on Feb 6, 2019, 12:15 pm

Hi LEEDUser community, 

I wanted to confirm that even in the instance of a custom gypsum product - Glassfiber Reinforced Gypsum- that it is required to meet the general emissions...

Last reply: Keith Robertson, Feb 22, 2019, 2:13 pm

Low emitting materials- insulation category.

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Keith Robertson on Feb 22, 2019, 1:54 pm

Table 5 in the Low-emitting materials credit reference guide identifies a category of "Ceilings, walls, thermal, and acoustic insulation. Does that mean:

a) Ceiling assemblies, wall...

Last reply: Keith Robertson, Feb 22, 2019, 2:02 pm

Points for being in a LEED certified base building

CI-v4 MPR1: Must be in a permanent location on existing land
posted by Dee Spiro on Feb 22, 2019, 10:10 am

Hi all - I seem to remember seeing something recently about LEED v4 (or v4.1) ID+C projects again being eligible for points for locating in a LEED certified...

Permanently installed drip irrigation system

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Andreas Hintz on Feb 22, 2019, 9:01 am

In accordance with the requirements of this credit, the project team has developed and will implement a water-efficient landscape stategy. The project is aiming for Option 2, No...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 22, 2019, 10:03 am

Zero Lot line project

NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Stephan Zweig on Feb 20, 2019, 8:13 am

Hello to all Leed User community,

 Zero Lot line project mean that I have no open space around my project, right?

If I have a open space area and I choose me Leed Boundary to be...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 22, 2019, 9:45 am

Minimum IAQ performance monitoring requirement

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by sonali rajwade on Feb 22, 2019, 1:52 am

We are having query related to prerequisite requirement of monitoring in LEED BD+C V4. 

We are planning to install 'Direct Evaporative cooling system' with HVLS (high volume low speed)...

Modeling Microturbines in EnergyPro

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Joel Embury on Feb 21, 2019, 2:29 pm

Marcus Sheffer LEED Fellow, 7group / Energy Opportunities LEEDuser Expert 5489 thumbs up February 21, 2019- 5:17 pm Software specific questions are usually best asked of the vendor's customer service or through one of the forums at onebuilding.org Microturbines would not be at all like solar panels since they consume gas and produce electricity. Both would need to be accounted for in the modeling results. The free heat would assume that there is waste heat recovery associated with the microturbine system. If the software cannot model this system for LEED then you need to provide a work...

Last reply: Joel Embury, Feb 21, 2019, 5:22 pm

Outdoor Space

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Daniela Carrillo Lopez on Feb 21, 2019, 3:28 pm

Would a picnic area with tables and chairs fulfill "a pedestrian-oriented paving or turf area with physical site elements that accommodate outdoor social activities"?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 21, 2019, 4:58 pm