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LEED v4 Heat Island Reduction- include elevator shafts and stairwell enclosures in roof calcs?

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posted by Julie Baines on Mar 4, 2022, 6:24 pm

Hi all, I am working on a major renovation of an existing downtown campus building. The entire roof of the building is being redone with white TPO. However, the existing elevator and stair...

Last reply: Julie Baines, Jan 4, 2024, 1:20 pm

Areas of ballasted roof counted, provided that SRI number is high enough?

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Martin Smith on Oct 20, 2021, 11:46 am

Hey friends,

We are working on a project that has roughly 1,000 s.f. of...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Sep 25, 2023, 7:50 pm

Timber lattice roof

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Jose Miguel Gonzalez on Jul 18, 2023, 4:12 am

Hi everyone,

For the calculation of the heat island on the roof of a building, we have an open terrace where a part of it is covered by a wooden lattice...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Sep 25, 2023, 7:43 pm

Parking spaces under tree canopy can be counted under the Option 2: Parking under cover

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posted by Thomas Tan on Feb 18, 2019, 1:55 am

Dear LEED Experts,

Our parking spaces consist of two parts: one park is under a roof...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Jul 27, 2023, 2:22 am

Please advise the canopy connected between two building is considered as roof or non roof

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posted by Eka Ussa on Dec 7, 2022, 8:55 pm

Greeting.

Can anyone advise wheter the canopy connected between two building is consider as roof or non roof according to the SSc5 Heat Island Reduction. The under canopy is road and...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Jul 26, 2023, 9:25 pm

SRI value for all paving materials are requested, where to find concrete SRI values?

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posted by Milo Aguilar on Apr 14, 2020, 11:41 am

Design reviewer suggested to Refer to...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Jul 13, 2023, 7:27 am

Does a covered non-enclosed ground level vehicle circulation to the lobby contribute to the total site paving area?

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posted by Nicholas Chan on Jun 27, 2023, 10:24 pm

Hi!

We have a residential project where there is ground level vehicle circulation (not-enclosed) that is hardscape. In addition, it is entirely covered, but not enclosed, by the...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jun 30, 2023, 1:44 am

Weighted Area vs Area

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posted by Osman Faroq on Jun 25, 2023, 9:23 am

Dear LEED users, 

I need clarification about the LEED heat island calculator. Please explain to me the difference between the weighted area and the area in the non-roof measures calculator...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jun 30, 2023, 1:13 am

Relevance in Scandinavian climate

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posted by Martin Maribo on Mar 16, 2023, 11:03 am

I am living in a country where the highest energy costs are heating, not cooling, our buildings. And where we enjoy the few days in a year, when the sun is warming up courtyards or sidewalks so...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 16, 2023, 11:32 am

Greenhouse- SRI Value

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posted by Irene Chung on Jul 28, 2022, 9:59 am

Can a greenhouse be excluded when doing credit calculation? If not, is there a default...

Last reply: Kara Strong, Feb 17, 2023, 12:47 pm