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Data-Centers-NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by David Edenburn on Apr 4, 2019, 3:59 am

We have a project, a DC, that is in the middle of a large industrial park. There are no residential units within miles of the site. Is it acceptable to just calculate the...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Apr 5, 2019, 9:47 am

Water Restoration Credits- Asia

Pilot-Credits WEpc110: Water Restoration Certificates®
posted by Emily Tan on Mar 28, 2019, 10:37 am

I purchased water restoration certificates for an ID+C v4 project through BEF.

I see from BEF's website that the water restoration projects are all in the USA and was wondering if there...

Data Centre energy model baseline

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ameet AA on Jan 22, 2019, 10:10 pm


For a large data centre, I was thinking the baseline should be:

- HVAC: system 8

- CRAC fan power: Ls x 0.0021 + A as per ASHRAE table G3.1.2.9

Is this correct...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 18, 2019, 3:24 pm

Does low-emitting and fuel efficient vehicles parking count as preferred parking?

CI-v4 LTc5: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Ameet AA on Mar 13, 2019, 3:43 am


Our project has a few parking spaces reserved for low-emitting and fuel efficient vehicles, does it count as preferred parking? Thanks.

How to demonstrate the materials are reusable or recycable?

CI-v4 MRc2: Interiors life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Ameet AA on Feb 26, 2019, 9:55 pm

The LEED language reads:

Ensure that at least 50% of nonstructural materials, by cost, are reusable or recyclable, as defined by the Federal Trade Commission Guide for Use of Environmental...

Building with confidential spaces

EBOM-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ameet AA on Aug 12, 2018, 11:47 pm


The project building in Singapore is a 3-sty building where about 25% of the floor area is lab spaces that are strictly confidential, i.e., no access, no equipment info, no energy...

Last reply: Trista Little, Feb 12, 2019, 12:43 pm

Which building type does data centre belong?

CI-v4 LTc5: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Ameet AA on Jan 8, 2019, 4:41 am

There's no such a building type as data centre in the base ratio table, I was wondering if it should be "data processing, telemarketing", or "general light industrial, industrial park, and...

Last reply: Ameet AA, Jan 8, 2019, 8:10 pm

BD&C vs ID&C Tenant in non-LEED building

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by David Edenburn on Sep 17, 2018, 12:22 am

I have a client that will be renovating the majority of an old warehouse. Since his lease is > 60% of the building GFA, is he required to do NC? The shell of the building is not being...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 25, 2018, 1:50 pm

Industry Average for EPD

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Dung Bui on Jul 31, 2018, 5:55 am

Hello all,

I am using LEED v4 with Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) things. 

Option 2. MULTI-ATTRIBUTE OPTIMIZATION (1 point) mentions that third-party certified products...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Jul 31, 2018, 6:48 am

Annual financial support- for how many years?

EBOM-v4 SSc1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ameet AA on Mar 20, 2018, 5:17 am


The option 2 financial support must be made annually, but the client clearly wouldn't want to be obliged forever. Can the client specify a minimum number of years in the agreement?...

Last reply: Ameet AA, Mar 20, 2018, 9:10 pm