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Data-Centers-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Marion THIBAULT on Jul 2, 2019, 8:51 am

We are currently carrying out a DATA CENTER in France for which we aim for a LEED certification. We have some problems interpreting the EAp1 requirement and perhaps you can help us answer our...

Size of shower and changing facilities

Data-Centers-NC-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Marion THIBAULT on Jun 27, 2019, 8:42 am


Do we have minimum requirements for the size and configuration of changing facility shower ?


Heat rejection

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Hagen Bork on Jun 3, 2019, 7:41 am

Can you define what "heat rejection" is? I'm not exactly sure which energy counts towards "heat rejection".

Is it the amount of energy that the cooling unit needs to eject the heat...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 3, 2019, 4:48 pm

Limits for VOC content outside US, additional questions

CS-2009 IEQc4.1: Low-emitting materials - adhesives and sealants
posted by Ernst Schriefl on Apr 17, 2019, 12:14 pm

All the limits on...

Submitting a credit during the review process which was not submitted at first application

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Ernst Schriefl on Apr 17, 2019, 6:58 am

I have a general question regarding the review process:

Say, you have already submitted a certain amount of credits for review and received a preliminary review.

While some credits...

Last reply: Michael Smithing, Apr 17, 2019, 11:16 am

Bicycle racks distance

CS-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Guillaume Rose on May 28, 2018, 5:41 am


In my Project, there are 2 bicycle areas : 

- 1 at the same level as the entrance but the distance is more than 30 meters

- 1 in the basement, but a lift dedicated to...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Mar 27, 2019, 9:57 am

Double skin facade

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sarah Leenknegt on Mar 12, 2019, 3:48 am


How do I model a naturally ventilated double skin facade in proposed and baseline building?

- proposed building: as designed, with a thermal zone for the intermediate area. The...

Last reply: Sarah Leenknegt, Mar 26, 2019, 3:21 am

Are Parking areas for Buses and Taxis included in Option 2

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Stephan Zweig on Feb 21, 2019, 5:46 am

Hello to all,

Do you  have any suggestion if I have to include for Option 2 of heat island  reduction credit the following:

1) Parking lots for Buses?

2) Taxis waiting areas...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 12, 2019, 9:31 pm

Permanently installed drip irrigation system

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Andreas Hintz on Feb 22, 2019, 9:01 am

In accordance with the requirements of this credit, the project team has developed and will implement a water-efficient landscape stategy. The project is aiming for Option 2, No...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 22, 2019, 10:03 am

Sewage treatment plant used as alternative water source

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Stephan Zweig on Feb 13, 2019, 7:15 am

Hello to all,

My building uses water for the toilets and for the irrigation from a municipally sewage treatment plan with biological treatment.

Does this source count as...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 18, 2019, 2:16 pm