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What are the mandatory major renovation activities that must be done to qualify for LEED NC for an existing building?

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posted by Dina El-Sady on Feb 25, 2020, 7:22 am

A building undergoing major renovation including HVAC and electric systems ,window replacements and interior changes but the exterior wall will only be painted ?Does it qualify for LEED NC?

Green Building Certification Institute OR Green Business Certification Institute?

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posted by Deborah Lucking on Feb 24, 2020, 12:57 pm

Website says "Green Business Certification Institute" but the Confirmation of Agent's Authority form says "Green Building Certification Institute". 

Does the difference matter?  Does...

Last reply: David Posada, Feb 24, 2020, 2:00 pm

Certification for a Mfg Facility

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posted by Rick Alfandre on Jan 15, 2020, 4:09 pm

We are working on a new manufacturing facility that fabricates Pre-Cast Concrete planks.   There is a very small office space, and a small portion of storage, but it is primarly fabrication.   ...

Rating system for a renovation existing building for Senior Housing

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posted by Juan Perugia on Jan 14, 2020, 5:29 am

Hello,

I would like to know which rating system should I choose to certify a minor renovation for a building that is for Senior Residence. Is it "hospitality" rating system?

best...

LEED Credit Qualification for waste plastics in asphalt

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posted by Chris Sparks on Dec 10, 2019, 3:40 pm

Hi Everyone, 

My company is based out of San Diego and is working with asphalt manufacturers to use waste plastics as a partial oil replacement in asphalt. We divert plastics that...

Unenclosed Buildings & LEED

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posted by Keith Yzquierdo on Dec 4, 2019, 8:54 am

What, if anything, precludes a completely unenclosed building from achieving a LEED certification? Imagine a stand-alone pavilion, band shell, or amphitheater on its own plot of land. These are...

Last reply: David Posada, Dec 9, 2019, 7:38 pm

Refurbishment of an existing building

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posted by Ricardo Filho on Nov 27, 2019, 10:21 am

Hi, I will be leading a LEED project and I am struggling to identify the rating system I should use, I requested some information from the project managers and I got this answer:

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Last reply: David Posada, Dec 2, 2019, 3:29 pm

LEED BD+C: Retail or LEED ID+C: Retail?

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posted by Borja Sánchez on Sep 27, 2017, 4:41 am

Hi, I have a doubt of what rating system is more adequate for a new LEED project that we are working on.

The project consists in a major renovation (it includes changes on façades,...

Last reply: Ricardo Filho, Dec 2, 2019, 8:02 am

LEED ID+C: TIME, BOUNDARY AND OWNER

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posted by ARDOR GREEN on Jun 26, 2018, 3:01 am

Dear all,

A building with 8 rooms that have similar areas of 3,825 sqm is under construction phase. Its owner wants to get LEED ID+C certification for R&D room.

Question...

Last reply: Ricardo Filho, Dec 2, 2019, 6:57 am

Major Renovation or EBOM?

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posted by Christine Recke on Jun 24, 2019, 5:16 am

We intend to certify an existing office building which is going to be renovated with the following criteria:

  • 40% of the overall building area will be renovated
  • The project is...

Last reply: David Posada, Nov 27, 2019, 4:26 pm