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German Energy Saving Law Certificate as Submittal

NC-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Dandan Li on Aug 26, 2016, 11:52 am

Hello all,
We have a LEED v2009 C&S project in Germany now. LEED asks for energy simulation according to ASHRAE Standard for the Prerequisite Minimum Energy Performance and Credit...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 27, 2023, 11:40 am

LEED equivalencies with German Regulation and construction practices.

NC-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Carlos Cura on Apr 14, 2023, 4:46 am

Has ther been a study or comparative analysis of German local regulations or equivalences to LEED criteria.

For example, 

SS - Construction Activity Pollution Prevention - Are there...

Last reply: Azra Semic, Nov 27, 2023, 4:24 am

ASHRAE 90.1 requirements

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Guillaume Rose on Oct 1, 2019, 5:28 am


I work on a Core & Shell project based in Paris and i have a question about ASHRAE 90.1 Standards, and more especially on the possibility to derogate to certain requirements. On...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Nov 14, 2023, 7:26 pm

Ventilation Requirements for Sporadically Used Spaces

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Santiago Avila on Sep 6, 2023, 7:24 am

Hello everyone,

I have a question regarding which areas should be ventilated. In our project, a residential building, we have spaces on the ground floor designated for flexible work areas...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Nov 6, 2023, 1:09 pm

Detaining the rainwater runoff-an accepted solution?

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Florian Schmidtchen on Dec 8, 2016, 6:13 am

Dear all,
In our project we are planning to follow option 1 path 2. Therefor we provide underground-trench systems and a technical ditch on our project site, which gets inserted creatively...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Oct 14, 2023, 6:18 pm

MRpc103- Integrative Analysis of Building Materials

Pilot-Credits MRpc103: Integrative Analysis of Building Materials
posted by Mario Kranzl on Aug 2, 2023, 7:40 am

We were at the begining quite overwhelmed with this one. It seemed like a complicated thing to do, since the analysis went really much deeper than any of the other credit required it to. But we...

Last reply: Azra Semic, Oct 10, 2023, 6:52 am

Air Economizer laboratory

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Abdulrahman Alshbeeb on Sep 15, 2023, 3:08 am

We have a laboratory with very high indoor air requirements. Due to the high demands on the quality of the room air, no air may be circulated....

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Sep 29, 2023, 10:12 am

Hybrid recooler

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Florian Schmidtchen on Aug 8, 2017, 6:05 am

Dear all,

Our MEP Engineer wants to implement a dual recooling system/the hybrid recooler of the series KAVH. For our building type and the location in Germany with strong temperature...

Last reply: Stephani Carter, Aug 2, 2023, 6:09 pm

No Cooling Tower

NC-v4.1 WEc3: Optimize Process Water Use
posted by Azra Semic on Jun 14, 2023, 8:10 am


we are working on numerous projects which do not include a cooling tower nor evaporative condensers. 
The Option "No Cooling tower was firstly available as Pilot credit, now...

Last reply: Dave Hubka, Jul 24, 2023, 6:05 pm

BIFMA e3 equivalents

CI-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Samantha Allen on Jul 13, 2023, 6:35 am

Does anyone know of any equivalents for BIFMA e3 or level that are available in Europe? We have found that most products comply with Blue Angel and EU Ecolabel, which are not accepted under LEED...