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Plaster suitable for interior and sheltered exterior use

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posted by Claire Smith on Aug 18, 2019, 10:07 pm


For plaster (lime & clay) which credits are applicable in New Construction and Commercial Interiors?  

  • Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction?
  • Building Product...

Water Efficiency in CS

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posted by Susan Di Giulio on Aug 5, 2019, 3:59 pm

We are doing a large LEED-CS office building. The owner will provide 2 large restrooms with extremely low water fixtures for tenant employees on each floor. In v4, it seems like regardless of...

Last reply: Marc Mondor, Aug 15, 2019, 11:07 am

How do credits get removed? Central vacuums mystery

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posted by Nathan Barlow on Aug 7, 2019, 9:25 am

Central vacuums existed in the "Contaminant Control" category in LEED Homes 2008: https://www...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 12, 2019, 12:13 pm

certification of an airprt's Terminal

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posted by Evangelia Mertziou on Aug 12, 2019, 5:28 am

Is it achievable the LT Credit "Surrounding Density and Diverse Uses", Option2 for the certification of an airport's Terminal?

Could the diverse uses (Restaurant, Cafe, Bank, Hair Care,...

LEED V4.1 EBO+M Minimum Program Requirements

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posted by Ben McEwen on Aug 7, 2019, 11:57 am

I cannot verify that LEED V4.1 EBO+M requires fulfillment of the usual MPRs that have been required for previous versions (permanent location, site boundaries, etc.). V4 does use these MPRs for...

Gray water for irrigation

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posted by Hoda Ibrahim on Aug 6, 2019, 11:53 am

Our project have external gray water for irrigation so we don’t have to treat water on site 

Can I consider option 2 for 100% reduction or not? 

And what about calculations...

Location and Transportation- option 2: Diverse uses

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posted by Ricardo Filho on Aug 7, 2019, 7:11 am

Hi all;

I have a question on the Location and Transportation credit, more specifically on the topic of the Diverse use:

the User guide says:

"No more than two uses in...

Water splashing into my freezer with no ice maker.

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posted by GeorgeMendes GeorgeMendes on Jul 31, 2019, 8:19 am

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Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jul 31, 2019, 10:06 am

CI v4.1 BPDO-EPD credit- Exemplary Performance point for 20 EPDs?

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posted by Renee Shirey on Jul 25, 2019, 4:10 pm

For an NC/CI v4 project an Exemplary Performance point can be earned if the 20 EPD threshold is doubled to 40.  Substitution of CI v4.1 PDO-EPD credit drops the EPD count to 10.  So, if we have...

Defining the baseline for the LCA credit

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posted by Nihar Pathak on Jul 18, 2019, 11:34 am


So my question is about the baseline that needs to be defined for the LCA credit under v4.1. 

Would having the same design with same assemblies except that proposed re-uses...