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NC-v4.1 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Carla Joan Carrasquillo on Jun 23, 2023, 9:55 am

I'm working with a project that comprehends various buildings (~20), from which only 10 will be certified. The complexity of the project is related to the demolition activities that will take...

Last reply: Dave Hubka, Apr 22, 2024, 3:28 pm

Innovative Strategies

Pilot-Credits SSpc154: Heat Island Mitigation with Cool Walls
posted by Dulce Solis on Apr 22, 2024, 2:31 pm

Has anyone utilized innovative design approaches or unique cool wall materials for Heat Island Mitigation (SSpc154)?

We're interested in learning about any unconventional...

Optimizing Cool Wall Design

Pilot-Credits SSpc154: Heat Island Mitigation with Cool Walls
posted by Dulce Solis on Apr 22, 2024, 2:26 pm

What strategies or design considerations have you found effective in maximizing the heat island mitigation benefits of cool walls while minimizing potential negative impacts such as glare,...

Measuring Success

Pilot-Credits SSpc154: Heat Island Mitigation with Cool Walls
posted by Dulce Solis on Apr 22, 2024, 2:23 pm

How have you evaluated the performance and effectiveness of cool walls in mitigating the urban heat island effect within your projects? What monitoring tools, metrics, or post-occupancy...

Outlining the need, importance, and training framework for cleaning operatives

LEED v5 O&M Existing Buildings Public Comments
posted by Lawrence Boodasingh on Apr 21, 2024, 12:20 pm

Janitorial and custodial services play a crucial role in maintaining the cleanliness, hygiene, and overall functionality of buildings, particularly in the context of sustainable practices such as...

Can the Shower Rooms be included in the Tenant's Sale Lease Agreement?

CS-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Nadia Garcia on Apr 18, 2024, 3:59 pm

Hello LEED community,

I'm seeking clarification regarding the Bicycle Facilities credit requirements in LEED v4 BD+C: Core & Shell, specifically regarding the inclusion of shower...


CS-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Dulce Solis on Oct 30, 2023, 12:29 pm

Has anyone implemented the second strategy in the guide "The development of a manual, guideline or case study to inform the design of other buildings based on the successes of this project."?...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 18, 2024, 3:58 pm


NC-v4 MRp2: Construction and demolition waste management planning
posted by Olga Yuil on Apr 15, 2024, 3:55 pm

For a project located in Central America, construction waste is used for clinker production. For this purpose, construction waste is heated to temperatures above 900C.

According to those...

Percentage of occupancy for the Indoor Water Use Reduction Calculator for the prerequisite- project only has ADA restrooms.

CI-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Laura Castro Montoya on Mar 27, 2024, 7:39 pm

Currently, I am conducting certification for an office project, in the commercial interiors mode, which only has ADA restrooms within the LEED boundary. The majority (95%) of users will be using...

Collected rainwater used for flush fixtures (toilets)

CS-v4.1 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Sofía Rizo on Mar 26, 2024, 3:26 pm

The new v4.1 requirements for credit Rainwater Management - option 1, state that "The percentile event volume must be retained (i.e. infiltrated, evapotranspirated, or collected and...