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LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Mariana Martinez Felix on Jul 27, 2017, 4:18 pm


We want to certificate a 611m2, two storey, 7 rooms, pool and common spaces Village in Mexico that is going to function as an Aribnb rental for vacations. We want to know if we can...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 3:52 pm

Environmental Product Declaration

CI-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Gabriela Mena on Jun 13, 2017, 5:06 pm


We are evaluating the EPD performance of a commercial interior project furniture, the architects are specifiyng Herman Miller Furniture and almost all have the BIFMA certification, I...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 2:45 pm

LEED Form MR 4

NC-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by juan pena on Aug 23, 2017, 11:44 am
Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 1:34 pm

belated project registration / certification process feedback

CS-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Daniela Mendez on Apr 18, 2017, 11:41 am

Daniela, this is a tricky situation, particularly as LEED v4 has some credits that reward early design assessments that you won't be able to do. However, as long as you can identify enough credits that you can go after, I don't see any inherent obstacles to the situation. Certainly projects on this forum have done it before, and I hope they will chime in with thoughts. In terms of this prereq, special circumstances like this are not uncommon. I would do your best, document as well as you can, and write a narrative describing the situation concisely and how it was handled. Log...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 1:19 pm

Project size increase

CS-2009 IEQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Silvia Ruiz on Jun 5, 2017, 6:24 pm

Dear all

In a project that we are certificating LEED C&S v3 the owner has modified the OPRs, specificly the project size and the MEP system.

1. The project size has increased...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 12:08 pm

Thermal Comfort Controls

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by LEED Pro Consultant on Feb 28, 2017, 1:04 pm

We are working on a project mainly dedicated to showers (83) and changing rooms (20) of a very large complex, with no workspaces within it, Could the project comply with this credit by excluding...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 9:08 am

Thermal controls for 50% occupants

CI-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Gabriela Mena on Jul 20, 2017, 1:40 pm


We have a project in Mexico City, the system is VRF and for the interior spaces we have Fan coil units, approximately 60% of the project area is open office space and it is...

Last reply: Parker Hall, Aug 8, 2017, 12:40 pm


Homes-v4 EQp1: Ventilation
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Jul 14, 2017, 10:44 am

Has anyone installed an ERV ventilation system? Does it need to be Energy Star certified or this requirement is only for extractors?

Last reply: Ian Johnson, Aug 6, 2017, 11:14 am

Option 1 Skylights

CS-v4 EQc4: Daylight
posted by Edna Urias on Aug 5, 2017, 3:28 pm

We are installing polycarbonate skylights on an industrial plant Core & Shell project. In order to comply with Option 1, i noticed it requires blinds as glazing elements to be installed,...

Baseline system selection

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gaston Michaud on Jul 26, 2017, 7:38 pm

Hello everyone,
We are working with a building that has a complicated geometry, and the selection of the baseline system is not that evident. We are able to identify 5 main floors, but it...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 28, 2017, 12:13 pm