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Low-emitting Material Calculator

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Summer Gorder on Oct 24, 2021, 6:15 pm

The Low-emitting Material Calculator includes,...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Oct 27, 2021, 4:04 am

Baseline HVAC System Requirements

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Samer Hassanie on Oct 26, 2021, 4:58 am


I am having a hard time understanding which efficiencies should be applied to HVAC systems in the baseline as I find the text in ASHRAE std. 90.1 2016 G3.1.2.1 Equipment efficiencies...

Last reply: Samer Hassanie, Oct 27, 2021, 2:59 am

Exterior doors/windows in v4.1

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Emily Purcell on Jan 5, 2021, 2:36 pm

Hi all,

I'm looking at this past thread on the v4 Low-Emitting credit and how to account for exterior doors: ...

Last reply: Michelle Halle Stern, Oct 26, 2021, 6:12 pm

Base Building Composting Program

Pilot-Credits SSpc129: Comprehensive Composting
posted by Cara Kennedy on Mar 24, 2021, 4:25 pm

Are you able to pursue this Pilot Credit for a CI tenant if opting into the...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Oct 26, 2021, 4:48 pm

Biophilic Design: Quantifiable Metrics

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by LEED Team DC on Jan 30, 2019, 10:57 am

Hi, I'm wondering if there are shareable examples of a project team documenting quantifiable biophilic metrics.

I'm inclined to think these metrics could be gained either noting dimensions...

Last reply: Yarden Harari, Oct 26, 2021, 4:32 pm

How to Calculate Surface Reflectivity

NC-v4.1 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Tim Murray on Oct 26, 2021, 4:25 pm

In LEEDv4, the Surface Reflectivity criteria was measured by using "area-weighted averages", thus the Interior LIghting Calculator asked for areas of walls and ceilings. One big compliant area...

Soil stockpiling over the winter

NC-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Scott Beckman on Oct 25, 2021, 5:14 pm

We have a correctional project where we are doing some of the sitework now but the project work will be paused over the winter. We will have a soil stockpile and we are concerned about putting a...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Oct 26, 2021, 4:20 pm

Number of eligible Innovation credits from Pilot Credits

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Jason Garvens on Jan 15, 2018, 12:00 pm

Can anyone confirm the number of points that can be earned solely through achieving Pilot credits? 

The way I read the requirements in the Innovation section it would appear to be up to...

Last reply: Laura Heagler, Oct 26, 2021, 3:53 pm

Purchase green power contract for core and shell

CS-v4 EAc7: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Vincenzo Giacalone Biondo on Oct 26, 2021, 6:04 am

Hello everyone,
I have a dilemma regarding a core and shell v4 project whose only energy source is electricity: the manual says that it is possible to calculate core energy consumption...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 26, 2021, 2:36 pm

Existing Irrigated Turf Area

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Michelle Rosenberger on Jul 17, 2017, 1:33 pm

Our project will add a building to a large existing master planned area. Our scope of work will add new drought tolerant plantings and irrigation to our small part of the bigger site, but there...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Oct 26, 2021, 2:18 pm