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how to add files in the Open Space credit in V4 BD+C:SC?

Schools-NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by ILDA SHALLO on May 17, 2023, 6:11 pm

The Reference Guide says that a Site Plan indicating open space areas, vegetated areas, LEED Project Boundary etc needs to be provided for this Credit, but the form doesn't have the Add File...

Last reply: ILDA SHALLO, Jun 1, 2023, 9:53 am

Light pollution credit

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Christina Skandali on Jun 1, 2023, 9:41 am


The questions refer to a new office buiding according to LEED v4 version.

The building which is situated in a LZ2 area and the lighting boundaries are very close to the...

Can the envelope commissioning (to earn the 2 points) be carried out by company of the facade execution?

NC-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Sara BENLOUBA on Nov 30, 2020, 5:04 am

We have appointed a facade / curtain wall company for our project and we intend to entrust it with the mission of carrying out the necessary tests concerning the...

Last reply: Erica Downs, Jun 1, 2023, 9:44 am

Motorcycle parking spaces

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Catherine Verdier on Nov 14, 2014, 11:32 am

When determining the actual parking capacity of the project, do the small motorcycle parking spaces count ?
Since motorcycles do not allow carpool, it would seem coherent to exclude...

Last reply: Sara BENLOUBA, Jun 1, 2023, 6:22 am

Modeling LEED Data Center

Data-Centers-NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Rajat Wadhwa on May 8, 2023, 5:30 pm

Hi We are working on creating an energy Model for LEED for Data center and I am just confused on what approach should I take?

a. The data center has vaults which will be rented in the...

Last reply: Rajat Wadhwa, May 31, 2023, 4:57 pm

Ratio Windows/Wall in baseline model Table G1.1.1-1

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Marc Maso on Jun 23, 2021, 12:10 pm

Dear Srs, I hace a question about the ratio windows/walls in leed v4.1. Is for a building with two differents uses: 3.117 m2 of office and 13.472m2 of warehouse.

When we had modeled the...

Last reply: Mark Terpstra, May 31, 2023, 4:40 pm

EV Charger has demand response capability but is not Energy Star

NC-v4.1 LTc8: Electric Vehicles
posted by Jeff Ross-Bain, PE, LEED Fellow, WELL AP on Mar 7, 2023, 11:53 am

Hi All,

To clarify language for this credit, does "Meet the connected functionality criteria for ENERGY STAR certified EVSE and be capable of responding to time-of-use market signals (...

Last reply: Jeff Ross-Bain, PE, LEED Fellow, WELL AP, May 31, 2023, 3:07 pm

ASHRAE 90.1-2016 Appendix G- Baseline Building Vertical Fenestration

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Mark Terpstra on May 31, 2023, 1:39 pm

Under ASHRAE 90.1-2010, if the fenestration area was less than 40%, the baseline had to match the proposed model for fenestration area. Now in ASHRAE 90.1-2016, there is a table published for the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 31, 2023, 2:21 pm

Initial Water Storage

NC-v4 SSc1: Site assessment
posted by JIm Rozema on Aug 24, 2018, 11:38 am

Can you provide the definition of the Estimated TR-55 Initial Water Storage? This term is not defined in TR-55.

Last reply: Emily Purcell, May 31, 2023, 10:33 am

Innovation: LEED O+M Starter Kit

CS-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Sustainability & Commissioning on May 31, 2023, 9:18 am

Hi all,

The Innovation Credit O+M Starter Kit for Core and Shell Projects states that a copy of a legally binding purchase and lease agreement must be submitted demonstrating that tenants...