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Backup system using refrigerants

EBOM-v4.1 EAc1: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Khushbu Mankani on Nov 20, 2021, 6:38 am

If a building uses district cooling (CFC-free) but has a backup system (split units) using R-22 refrigerant does the project earn 1 point under Enhanced Refrigerant Management credit? ...

VOC Content "Zero" and still requires TVOC Emissions Compliance?

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Srinivasan M on Jul 30, 2021, 1:15 am

Hello Everyone, 

If a product VOC test certificate confirms the...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Sep 13, 2021, 8:49 pm

Energy Star Protfolio Manager

EBOM-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sarfaraj Khan on Apr 11, 2017, 7:13 am


Can international project (UAE) attempting LEED V4 O&M can used Energy Star Protfolio Manager


Last reply: Trista Brown, Sep 7, 2021, 6:08 pm

Monthly Evapotranspiration Rate

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Ahmed Labeeb on Apr 9, 2018, 3:02 am


We are working on a project in Dubai and the Client is asking to use the LEED Calculator instead of WaterSense tool. Now, no reference states the monthly evaporanpiration rate for...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Jun 25, 2021, 9:37 am

Pre-selected sites, can a project still opt for Integrative Process credit?

NC-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Nermin Hegazy on Jun 20, 2021, 8:50 am

We are studying the feasibility of acheiving LEED certification for a series of floors in an office building.

Can the proejct still acheive the Integrative process credit even if the sites...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Jun 23, 2021, 12:40 pm

solar PV Farm adjacent to Datacenter

Data-Centers-NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by S S on Jun 14, 2021, 1:56 am

Hello Everyone,


The proposed Datacenter building is intended to achieve LEED certification under LEED v4.1 BD+C Rating system - Datacenter

We are...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 14, 2021, 4:53 pm

Energy Model- Alternative compliance for LEED V4.1 BD+C

NC-v4.1 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Amal Venugopal on Aug 7, 2020, 3:52 am

Hi All,

We have a project in Dubai targeting LEED Gold certification under LEED V4.1 BD+C New construction. As a green building consultant, we have planned to consider ASHRAE 90.1.2013 to...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 7, 2021, 11:00 am

Innovation and Pilot credit clarification on Cleaning Policy

Retail-CI-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Toshif Ruikar on Sep 22, 2020, 5:56 am


Can I use green cleaning policy as a innovation in one of our LEED ID+C retail project, as i am already applying for Pilot-Credits INpc137: Safety First: Cleaning and Disinfecting...

Last reply: Terry Gorski, May 26, 2021, 3:28 pm

ID+C Retail-- Dishwasher requirements for WEp1

CI-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by BEE Incorporations on Nov 4, 2020, 2:46 am

A retail space inside a mall is exploring to purchase a dishwasher. This dishwasher will be used by the limited store employees only twice a day.

To clear the pre-requisite, will an energy...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 9, 2021, 2:41 am

LEED ID+C, Retail

Retail-CI-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Toshif Ruikar on Jun 17, 2020, 1:03 am

Hi, My project is a retail shop in a big mall. The shop wall/floor/roof is not been exposed to sky and the shop does not have any fenestration, except the entrance glasses which are also exposed...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 29, 2021, 10:49 am