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Why are Light Trespass at almost unreachable light levels?

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Kevin Bremer on Feb 12, 2021, 3:26 pm

So often I am running calculations needing to meet LEED requirements for light tresspass and needing to hit .1FC which is abusurd. Most times we are putting sheilding on the fixtures which...

Biophilic Design Credit Write Up

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Paul Keller on May 12, 2020, 10:18 am

This is my first time working through credit EQpc123.   It was a very interesting requirement that made me think more abstractly about the project.  Reading through the biophillic design...

Last reply: RWDI SUS Team, Feb 11, 2021, 5:08 pm

Community contaminant prevention- Airborne Releases

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Verde Design on Dec 11, 2019, 12:31 pm


I found the pilot credit "Community contaminant prevention - Airborne Releases" under the v4 pilot credits, however I have also read that this credit is only available for v2009...

Last reply: Sara Greenwood, Feb 10, 2021, 1:41 pm

Comingled Waste going to Different Recycling Facilities

NC-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Francis Chua on Feb 10, 2021, 12:39 pm

Hi. The waste subcontractor on my project has sent comingled waste to (3) different recycling facilities. Assume each facility does NOT have verified documentation of diversion rates or similar. ...

Last reply: David Hubka, Feb 10, 2021, 12:43 pm

PEFC certification for wood materials from Austria?

NC-v4.1 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Laura strauss on Feb 8, 2021, 12:39 pm

Does anyone know if PEFC crtification ia a "USGBC-approved equivalent" to...

Water Performance Score

EBOM-v4.1 WEc1: Water Performance
posted by Ray Capone on Feb 4, 2021, 6:27 pm


I am in the process of qualifying our building, but I can't seem to find any methods to gauge our potential score. I have the data and executed all of the formulas in the guide, but...

Access Point to an Active Freight Rail Line

Warehouses-NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Jonathan Payne on Mar 16, 2015, 1:24 pm

How is "access point" defined for this credit. Is it simply a crossing? It is a more involved distribution site? Just looking to get some more information on the credit to determine if/how we...

Last reply: Michelle Bombeck, Feb 3, 2021, 5:15 pm

Furniture to include in LEM documentation?

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Erica Downs on Jan 12, 2021, 10:31 am

Under v3, only systems furniture and desk/occasional seating were included.  Under v4/4.1, is ALL (non-permantly installed) furniture now included?  What counts as a piece of furniture?

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Feb 2, 2021, 1:18 pm

Waste generated outside LEED boundary

NC-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Cindy Quinn on Jan 28, 2021, 4:06 pm

Does anyone have experience with construction waste generated outside of a project's LEED boundary?  We have project that is owned by the city, who is also the waste hauler.  The city is also...

Inclusive Design Pilot Credit

Pilot-Credits INpc125: Inclusive Design
posted by Karen Mahrous on Jun 20, 2019, 4:16 pm

Pilot Credit Registration Required Post: Our project chose to pursue this credit because creating a safe, inclusive space for all employees and visitors was very important to the project owners....

Last reply: Atlas, Jan 28, 2021, 1:48 pm