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Do CO2 Monitoring Code Requirements suffice in lieu of a TSLA for C&S Project?

CS-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Kristen Magnuson on Apr 21, 2023, 2:32 pm


Does anyone know if a v4 C&S project that is not have any densely occupied spaces in the C&S scope, can use the California Energy Code...

Do non-contiguous habitat areas qualify?

NC-v4.1 SSc2: Protect or Restore Habitat
posted by Jennifer Rennick on Apr 21, 2023, 12:48 pm

We are working on a 4-acre site with multiple buildings that aims to landscape with natives as much as possible. The available planting areas are distributed across the site (a perimeter path,...

Lights mounted under a photovoltaic canopy

CS-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Samuel Calhoun on Apr 20, 2023, 4:43 pm

Hi. A project I am assessing has a photovoltaic canopy that covers roof parking. Do the lights under this canopy need to be included in the BUG assessment? The engineer has selected indoor, vapor...

HPD Disclosure Threshold

NC-v4.1 MRc4: Material Ingredients
posted by Gretchen Krumm on Jun 30, 2022, 6:03 pm

LEED manual clearly says that an HPD must report ingredients at or above 0.1% for compliance with Option 1. Why am I receiving HPD's with a threshold level of 100 ppm that indicate they have been...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Apr 16, 2023, 6:20 am

Parking for Library project

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Kavita K on Apr 4, 2018, 5:25 pm

Hi all,

I am working on a library project under LEED v4. For 'Reduced Parking' credit, I checked the specified tables in ITE Transportation Planning handbook. Although, it has a library...

Last reply: Michelle Rosenberger, Apr 13, 2023, 5:16 pm

Demand Response for Residential buildings

NC-v4 EAc4: Demand response
posted by Amanda Cunningham on Nov 30, 2022, 9:40 am

Has anyone pursued this credit for a multifamily building? I'm assuming the automated...

Last reply: Justin Southwick, Apr 7, 2023, 11:10 pm

Monitoring and Corrective action plan

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Luis Huertas on Apr 21, 2017, 10:14 am

I am working on developing the required monitoring plan, but in conversations with the American Bird Conservation manager, drafting a plan for a new building cannot be drafted in the way the...

Last reply: , Apr 7, 2023, 12:40 pm

Total Materials Cost vs Total Value of Sustainable Materials Cost

NC-v4.1 MRc3: Sourcing of Raw Materials
posted by Chloe Naese on Jun 30, 2021, 4:57 pm

Hi everyone, I was wondering what the difference is between the "Total Materials Cost" and "Total Value of Sustainable Materials Costs (unweighted)" in the BPDO calculator? The latter seems to be...

Last reply: Eric Bautista, Apr 7, 2023, 12:03 am

Can Technical School's Automotive Dept reserved spaces be excluded?

Schools-NC-v4.1 LTc8: Electric Vehicles
posted by Danielle Waters on Apr 6, 2023, 10:17 am

Our project is a Technical High School with an Automotive Department, which is reserving 35-40 parking spaces for their own storage of to-be-fixed vehicles. Can these spaces be treated similarly...

Nuclear Power

NC-v4 EAc7: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Kelsey Lenhoff on Jun 9, 2020, 8:27 pm

Is Nuclear Power ever considered to be a Green Power or Carbon Offset source especially in the eyes of LEED? I highly doubt it, but I have recieved conflicting information from a client and...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 3, 2023, 9:26 am