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NC-v4 LTc2: Sensitive land protection
posted by Nermin Hegazy on Nov 28, 2021, 12:38 am

What is LEEDs take on reclaimed land that has not been previously developed? Can it still achieve the sensitive land protection credit if it does not meet the criteria for sensitive land, it is...

Last reply: Jyothsna Giridhar, Apr 4, 2024, 6:19 pm

Excluding a building in LEED boundary from LEED requirement

NC-v4 MPR1: Must be in a permanent location on existing land
posted by Osman Faroq on Mar 1, 2023, 11:47 pm

Dear LEED users, 

I'm working in a project targeting LEED silvder under LEED v4 BD+C:NC. In our project, in addtion to the main buillding (LEED targeted), we have anogher supporting...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Apr 3, 2024, 9:17 pm

LEED Communities- non-contiguous land included

ND-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Lidia Johansen on Mar 5, 2024, 6:21 pm

Eliot Allen LEED AP-ND, Principal Criterion Planners LEEDuser Expert 303 thumbs up March 5, 2024- 6:42 pm Lidia, you're correct there's no LEEDuser forum for Communities despite its official status. I'm unaware of non-contiguous land provisions in Communities, but it may not be a good idea to look toward ND because the two systems were developed very differently. ND doesn't allow non-contiguous land, except for intervening street rights-of-way. For Communities, you may want to check with USGBC staff. Eliot Log in or register to post comments Lidia Johansen Principal...

Last reply: Lidia Johansen, Mar 6, 2024, 4:21 am

Thermal compliance of Revolving doors

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Alokmay Behera on Feb 2, 2024, 3:13 am

I am working on a LEED project with revolving doors at the building entrances. The project has a proposed glazing specification. The Client wants clear glass in the revolving doors which however...

Last reply: Alokmay Behera, Feb 7, 2024, 6:42 am

Concern regarding entryway systems

EBOM-v4.1 EQc1: Green Cleaning
posted by Wafa Arif on Jan 25, 2024, 4:01 am


Under option 2 - Entryway systems, we need to put in place 10 feet elements in the primary direction of travel.

In our hotel project, the double door entrances leave no space...

Last reply: Stephen Ashkin, Feb 5, 2024, 1:33 pm

TVOC ranges

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Karim Farah on Jan 24, 2024, 4:46 pm


I am seeking clarification on a specific requirement mentioned in LEED V4.1 EQ Credit: Low Emitting Materials, specifically on page 235. The document mentions that...

Last reply: Denise Bevilaqua, Jan 24, 2024, 6:39 pm

Swimming pools

Homes-v4 WEc3: Outdoor water use
posted by Lidia Johansen on Dec 12, 2023, 10:07 am

Hello! We're assessing a single family home, where swimming pools will be build. I understand this goes against any outdoor water use saving, however there is no mention/ guidance/ limits set...

CO sensors for residential and duplex units?

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Alokmay Behera on Nov 20, 2023, 8:37 am

We have a mixed project with residential and office units. Residential area has apartments and few (12) duplex units. As per LEED requirement for Prerequisite 1- Minimum IA performance, CO...

Last reply: Dave Hubka, Nov 20, 2023, 8:44 am

Parksmart- Parking Detection for a Mixed Project

Parksmart Discussion Forum
posted by Alokmay Behera on Nov 9, 2023, 12:55 am


I am working on a mixed project targeting Parksmart for the parking area. In the design stage, the credits B3 and B4- Way Finding Systems- External and Internal were targeted....

Last reply: Paul Wessel, Nov 10, 2023, 9:44 am

U value compliance for Revolving Doors

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Alokmay Behera on Oct 23, 2023, 4:37 am

I am working on a LEED project with revolving doors. The targetted U value for glaze is 1.9 W/Sqft.K (including frames),...

Last reply: Alokmay Behera, Oct 23, 2023, 5:13 am