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Core and Shell- How to define the "regularly occupied space" since the interior layout is not determined yet

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by IASON BOURNAS on Sep 15, 2021, 9:24 am


We are working with a project that is not constructed yet (office building, Core and Shell). The building volume and facades have been decided, but the exact plan layout is not known...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Nov 2, 2023, 8:27 am

Is alignment with taxonomy a requirement?

Pilot-Credits INpc164: EU Taxonomy for Climate Change Mitigation
posted by Maria Porter on Sep 28, 2023, 5:00 am

Does achieving this Pilot Credit include that a result of alignment according to the taxonomy is mandatory? Or is eligible and not aligned enough? Can one have “No” on half the requirements and...

Encouraging All-Gender restrooms!

Pilot-Credits WEpc147: All-Gender Restrooms
posted by Sara Galar on Apr 29, 2022, 8:27 am

We are happy to see how gender neutral toilets are being supported by USGBC. Maybe it could even develop as a internal policy for bigger companies. 

As our project is a Swedish private...

Last reply: Paloma Arias, Aug 29, 2023, 3:04 am

French VOC Emissions Labeling Class A or A+

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Maria Porter on May 11, 2023, 3:55 am

Why is "French...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jul 5, 2023, 1:55 pm

Excluded requirement of indoor door matt in a tenant space for a CS project?

CS-v4.1 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Maria Nordberg on May 8, 2023, 7:48 am

Our project is trying to implement the credit EQc1 but are having issues regarding entryway system in entrances to our smaller tenants. The building is an existing one which are undergoing a...

Frequency of inspections

NC-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Maria Porter on Dec 14, 2022, 9:01 am

We got a review comment: “Provide additional documentation to confirm that the project meets the requirements for reductions in inspection frequency (Section 4.1.4 of the EPA...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Dec 15, 2022, 2:46 am

No Cooling Tower Sweden

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Louise Holmstedt on Nov 10, 2022, 6:55 am

We are pursuing this pilot credit as ACP for a Swedish Project. We Think it is fair that Projects without cooling Towers can achieve the no cooling Tower credit too.

Total Site Paving Area

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Maria Perzon on Mar 7, 2018, 5:13 am

I am not sure about the definition of "Total Site Paving Area". I have a already developed site with a building that is to be majorly rebuilt. Could I use the old site paving area as my reference...

Last reply: Irene Chung, Jun 29, 2022, 10:46 am

Experience with the Credit

Pilot-Credits EQpc116: Daylight in nonregularly occupied spaces
posted by Sara Galar on May 17, 2022, 8:39 am

Thanks to the shape of the building, dimensions and quality of the facade, we were able to pursued this Pilot credit.

By a group discussion, taking into consideration good design decisions...


CI-v4 EAc6: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Russell Fatkoulin on Feb 21, 2022, 8:23 am


The property owner has had a green electricity agreement with the electricity supplier for many years. However, here in Sweden, people do not usually sign binding contracts and have...

Last reply: Aparna Pradeep Kumar, Apr 6, 2022, 10:01 am