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Purple Roof

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Jun 20, 2024, 12:29 pm

Has anyone encountered a project where the client or other circumstances suggested we look into purple roof solution.  From the looks of it, it's a green roof solution with optimized stormwater...

Last reply: Andrey Kuznetsov, Jun 22, 2024, 6:47 am

Heat Island Reduction- Question regarding what qualifies for a "vegetated roof"

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Philip Hamp on May 20, 2024, 5:57 pm

Can an underground building, with an insulated roof and 24inches of fill and turf on top, qualify for a vegetated roof in NC-v4, SSc5?

Last reply: Andrey Kuznetsov, May 23, 2024, 12:52 am

SRI VALUE OF SOLAR ROOF

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Shameen Dharmasena on Nov 4, 2021, 7:26 am

Hello, 

If a roof totally covered with Solar Panels, then how to calculate...

Last reply: emily reese moody, May 11, 2024, 4:41 pm

Heat Island Reduction- vegetated surface- modular systems

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Ricardo Hernandez on Apr 12, 2024, 10:23 am

Hi Forum, can anyone confirm that a modular vegetated systems (plastic modules with ecomembrane, above ground) can count on the calculations for the vegetated surface, i would like to implement a...

Garage under building

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Maria Porter on Aug 28, 2018, 6:38 am

Hi!

Did anyone get confirmation that a garage under the building is eligible for option 2 regardless of what roofing material is on the rooftop? Like in v2009. Just for being under a...

Last reply: Santiago Avila, Apr 8, 2024, 8:18 am

Does gravel count in "Total Paving Area"

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Emily Larochelle on Jul 12, 2023, 11:06 am

Hi, 

I have seen a couple posts about how to count gravel in a nonroof measure. However, I am wondering if gravel counts in the "Total site paving area" of the calculation. 

My...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 5, 2024, 5:47 pm

Painting over the cement tile

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Osman Faroq on Dec 17, 2023, 4:14 am

Dear All, 

In our project, we would like to appy coating with high...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 5, 2024, 5:39 pm

SR for White Cement Concrete Pavement

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Osman Faroq on Jan 29, 2024, 1:53 am

Dear LEED Users, 

I need confirmation, Is the white cement concrete pavement dont require SR testing report or manufacturer documentation. Is it acceptable by...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 5, 2024, 5:38 pm

"Weighted sum of non-roof and roof measures" Issue

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Jan 10, 2024, 10:48 am

Under the Summary of Heat Island Reduction Measures, the footnote says "Weighted sum of nonroof and roof measures must be greater than or equal to sum of project paving and...

Last reply: Edgar Arevalo, Jan 11, 2024, 12:43 pm

LEED v4 Heat Island Reduction- include elevator shafts and stairwell enclosures in roof calcs?

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Julie Baines on Mar 4, 2022, 6:24 pm

Hi all, I am working on a major renovation of an existing downtown campus building. The entire roof of the building is being redone with white TPO. However, the existing elevator and stair...

Last reply: Julie Baines, Jan 4, 2024, 1:20 pm