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LEED v4.1 draft changes to the EPD credits- review of what's changed, what it means, and what still needs to change

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Panu Pasanen on Feb 6, 2019, 8:02 am

The LEED v4.1 draft introduced number of changes to the EPD credits. While some of the changes were clear improvements, according to our review the net result is that the text, as written, will...

Last reply: Rachael McGinley, May 19, 2021, 3:41 am

Fire Alarm System components and other facility services subgroups systems

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Aaron McEwin on Feb 22, 2021, 9:07 am

Previous versions of LEED stipulated the Material and Resource Credits only applied to Divisions 2-10 products. 

Under LEEDv4, do CSI Divisions 21 – Fire Suppression, 22 – Plumbing, 23 –...

Last reply: Denise Luikart, Feb 22, 2021, 9:56 am

UL Certified EPDs.

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Oct 12, 2020, 5:41 pm

Hi, 

'Way back in 2013, there was an announcement of a joint...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Jan 22, 2021, 8:17 am

Environmental Product Declarations Exemplary Performance

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Shane Doyle on Jul 7, 2020, 11:44 am

Hello,

I have a question in relation to achieving exemplary performance in the Environmental Product Declarations credit in the In LEED V4 BD+C. To achieve 1 point for exemplary...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Oct 14, 2020, 2:44 pm

Can a non-compliant industry-wide type III EPD be tracked as a product-specific EPD instead?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Jenelle Shapiro on Mar 25, 2019, 4:39 pm

We just received comments back from review for the construction credits on a product and several of our industry-wide EPDs were flagged because they did not include conformance to ISO 21930 or EN...

Last reply: antai ramos stevens, Sep 23, 2020, 7:46 pm

Uploading EPDs to LEED Online

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Dane Andersen on Sep 3, 2020, 10:17 am

Hello, it's my first time uploading this credit to LEED Online. Does anyone know if it is acceptable to upload a zip folder containing all the EPD PDFs (30+ in total)? I have the files all nicely...

Last reply: AMANDA THOMPSON, Sep 3, 2020, 1:33 pm

USGBC approved programs.

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Samer Alhmdan on Jul 7, 2017, 2:25 am

Hello,
Where can I find a list for USGBC approved programs that certify products to get the point under option 2 -- Products that comply with other USGBC approved multi-attribute...

Last reply: riiupw rtooiek, Aug 5, 2020, 2:50 pm

Any reason NOT to switch from v4 to v4.1 for the BPDO EPD credit?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Renee Shirey on Jul 12, 2019, 9:59 am

I looked at the changes, and I don't see a reason why the switch to v4.1 would not be of benefit.  Am I missing anything, where it could potentially create a problem for a project?

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Jul 23, 2020, 3:34 pm

Multi Attribute Optimization

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Vibha Pai on May 14, 2017, 4:52 pm

Is there any USGBC approved program which would help projects achieve credit points pursuing the option 2 multi attribute optimization of MR BPDO-EPD?
Thanks in advance!

Last reply: Mikhail Davis, Jul 14, 2020, 7:57 pm

Manufacturer definition

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Muhammad Mahasneh on May 21, 2020, 4:55 am

Hello,

how does LEED define a manufacturer? It seems quite a no-brainer, but we got a lot of different "commercial" manufacturer names (with different names on bills, invoices,...

Last reply: Sagar Raghuwanshi, Jun 25, 2020, 9:53 am