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ventilation of corridors and elevator ante rooms

EBOM-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Arwid Theuer-Kock on Oct 27, 2022, 4:54 am

Hi all,

we have an existing building in Germany where the corridors and elevator ante rooms are not ventilated mechanically. In addition there are also no windows for natural ventilation...

Does LEED BD+C Core and Shell have disadvantages against ESG compliance?

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Leonie Wipf on Oct 18, 2022, 11:09 am

For a new built office the most suitable rating system seems to be Core and Shell. Besides LEED certification the project should demonstrate ESG compliance. Does ist still make sense to get Core...

Enhanced acoustical performance- exterior noise control

Warehouses-NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Kathrin Wiedermann on Oct 13, 2022, 11:25 am


A german project is going to be buildt on industrial area next to a...

Electric heat pumps- share of EE according to german law

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by J Schütz on Aug 17, 2022, 5:58 am

Dear all,

for our projects in germany its quite controvers to communicate towards the project teams, why electric heat pumps cannot contribute to the credit renwable energy.


Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 17, 2022, 10:00 am

evaporative cooling in AHU

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Arwid Theuer-Kock on Jul 5, 2022, 3:24 am

Hi community,

we have the opportunity to save 500 kW cooling energy wehn we establisch evaportive cooling in  the...

Last reply: Arwid Theuer-Kock, Jul 15, 2022, 5:20 am

Monitoring VAV System Airflow Setpoint

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by J Schütz on May 30, 2022, 5:13 am


the credit language requires: "An alarm must indicate when the outdoor airflow value varies by 15% or more from the outdoor airflow setpoint." In the course of a coordination with...

Last reply: David Hubka, Jun 3, 2022, 7:41 am

Calculating daily average and peak total occupants

Calculating FTEs
posted by Nicole Isk on Oct 4, 2019, 11:24 am


i have a question regarding the calculation of the daily average and peak total occupants, because we received a review commnt on this topic. I have no idea how to calculate it and i...

Last reply: Michelle Halle Stern, Apr 21, 2022, 2:25 pm

LEED v4.1 Renewable Energy- no contracts with a period longer than two years available

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by J Schütz on Apr 2, 2020, 10:30 am

Dear all,

Actually, German law prohibits electricity contracts with a fixed contract period longer than two years, there has to be the possibility to cancel the contract. Although, the...

Last reply: Hashir Usman, Mar 30, 2022, 7:44 am

Legal division of a building and option for certification

LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Daniel Villar San Juan on Mar 2, 2022, 3:03 am

Dear all,

we have a change of ownership in our already pre-certified LEED v4 BD+C Core&Shell project.
The new owner will divide the building in three parts that are legally...

Thermal comfort using thermal dynamic simulation

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Eduardo Vidal Kume on Mar 1, 2022, 8:47 am

Hi! Does anyone have experience with LEED Credit EQc5 Thermal Comfort using thermal simulation?

We know that all occupied rooms should comply to it but is not clear to us if we should...