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Retail-CI-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Toshif Ruikar on Jun 21, 2020, 2:58 am


CBE, Thermal comfort tool is not longer useful for LEED documentation, is there any other way to do provide thermal comfort documentation which is acceptable to LEED.

Drawings can be separately prepared and submitted?

CS-2009 SSc7.2: Heat island effect - roof
posted by Yuko Murata on Jun 17, 2020, 10:24 pm

Yuko Murata Architect, LEED AP BD+C Nikken Sekkei LEEDuser Basic Member 1 thumbs up June 18, 2020- 9:55 pm It would be very much appreciated if I can lend your expertise.  Log in or register to post comments Summer Minchew Managing Partner Ecoimpact Consulting LEEDuser Expert 164 thumbs up June 19, 2020- 7:54 am Is your project registered under LEED v2009 or LEED v4? With your comment being here on the LEED v2009 CS forum for Heat Island Effect- Roof, you should only be looking at roofing materials for this credit. If you are referencing LEED v2009 CS Heat Island Effect- Nonroof credit, you should only...

Last reply: Yuko Murata, Jun 19, 2020, 7:32 pm

LEED ID+C, V4, Retail shop in a mall

Retail-CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Toshif Ruikar on Jun 15, 2020, 5:38 am

Opportunities LEEDuser Expert 5867 thumbs up June 16, 2020- 12:26 pm Please post your question in the Optimise Energy Performance Forum. Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 16, 2020, 12:26 pm

Sisal 100% Natural Fiber Carpet

NC-2009 IEQc4.3: Low-emitting materials - flooring systems
posted by Andrea Tirao on Jun 15, 2020, 8:48 am

Our project is a museum which targets IEQc4.3. One of the specified carpet for the project is 100% Sisal and we cannot find a manufacturer of Sisal with Green Label or Greenguard certification....

HERS index rating USGBC-approved equivalent for projects outside the U.S.

Homes-v4 EAp1: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Micaela Smulevich on Jun 4, 2020, 11:52 am

We are working with a project outside US, and need information on USGBC-approved equivalent for HERS index rating for projects outside the U.S.

VOC Emissions Evaluation- Can products tested as per CDPH Standard Method v1.1 be considered?

CS-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Gurubasu Katageri on Apr 12, 2020, 12:58 am

Amanda Lang LEEDuser Basic Member 9 thumbs up April 13, 2020- 10:32 am This post might answer your question:   https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/emissions-testing-previous-cdph-v11-2010-vs-cdph-v12-2017 Log in or register to post comments Gurubasu Katageri Green Projects rating systems Specialist LEEDuser Premium Member April 23, 2020- 2:23 am Thanks Amanda. This resolved my Query and even guided me to do an extensive study of all the interpretations released so far on LEED v4 and v4.1, to understand, if i have missed any. Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Gurubasu Katageri, Apr 23, 2020, 2:23 am

Using Recycled Water for Irrigation

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Abdulrahman Sherazy on Nov 18, 2015, 3:15 am

Hello everybody. In our project we do not have outdoor water use except for irrigation. Knowing that only the municipality recycled water is used for irrigation, does this secure 2 points of the...

Last reply: salil k, Apr 21, 2020, 1:47 am

Standby Cooling

NC-2009 EAc4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Lara Cogill on Jul 31, 2015, 9:43 am

I am working on a large project for which the cooling is predominantly from central chillers providing chilled water. This complies easily with the requirements of EAc4.

However, there...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Apr 19, 2020, 11:15 am

Can shared vehicles that do not have stops be considered public transport?

NC-v4 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Kavita Suresh on Apr 13, 2020, 7:49 am

Is there any guidance for passing shared vehicles (e.g. not stopping at the site) to be considered public transport? The shared vehicle would not be making stops on all transit stops but only...

Quality Views LEED Calculator- Multiple View Types, Same Space

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Tahani Khalid on Apr 2, 2020, 1:54 am

When finding the area of compliance for a single room under multiple view types, does the regularly occupied space that is entered for that space change?

For example, in my project, the...