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Environmental Management Systems

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posted by Jesse Schildt on Oct 15, 2021, 8:12 am

I’m a student researching the perceptions of US construction professionals on the implementation of environmental management systems in construction. The idea is to explore the benefits...


LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Gary Havrda on Oct 12, 2021, 11:07 am

For new structural steel construction project. Can one achieve LEED credits for having the painting systems applied within a filtrated painting booth? If the system requires abrasive blasting can...

v4 vs. v4.1 swapping question

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posted by Aaron Kennedy on Sep 8, 2021, 12:42 pm

So my engineer somehow did not realize we were utilizing 4.1.  He did the entire project calculations based on version 4.  We submitted for design review and of course we got dinged on the...

Last reply: David Hubka, Sep 8, 2021, 4:22 pm

USGBC calculator

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posted by Emerson Alas on Oct 15, 2020, 11:28 am

The "Arc_Data_Template" is the same "USGBC Calculator" referred to in the reference guide?

Last reply: Green Projects, Aug 11, 2021, 9:25 am

LEED Call for Proposal

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posted by Deborah Lucking on Aug 5, 2021, 11:40 am


Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Aug 9, 2021, 10:10 pm

Default materials cost calculation and LEED V4.1 ID+C

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posted by John Masters on Jul 23, 2021, 8:29 am

Can we use the default (45%) for total materials cost for a LEED V4.1 ID+C interiors project? I am hearing that we can but the most current copy of the LEED guidebood for ID+C states that for ID+...

LEED V4 Minimum Energy Performance Calculator Issue

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posted by K.C. Clem on Jun 24, 2021, 3:54 pm


I tried asking this earlier but don't see where it ever posted. I am inputting my model data into the MEPC. There is a virtual rate table on the Performance Outputs tab that shows a...

Interior Access Doors and Frames

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posted by Suchit Patel on Jun 22, 2021, 2:08 pm

Hello Everyone, 

I am working on LEED V4.1:BD+C project, and i faced an challenging question for Interior access doors and frames. Secenario is like LEED consulat is looking for Interior...

Indoor Water Use Reduction Calculator- Occupant Inputs for Core Restrooms in Office Building

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posted by Karena Broman-Ballas on Jun 9, 2021, 10:54 am

I am working on the Water Reduction Credit for a project and confused on how to input the Occupant Percentages for central core restrooms.  The instructions on the Water Reduction Calculator say...

Confirmation of Agent's Authority

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posted by Aaron Kennedy on Nov 24, 2020, 11:00 am

We are filling out the Confirmation of Agent's Authority.  Does the agent need to be the LEED Accredited Professional or can it be me, the lowly non LEED certified person?  

Thank you,...

Last reply: Peggy Brock, Jun 2, 2021, 7:14 am