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NC-2009 RPc1: Regional Priority
posted by Alejandro Macias on Feb 22, 2016, 12:48 pm

Hi! I´m using this link http://www.usgbc.org/rpc to identify the regional priority credits on a project near Oaxaca, Mexico. But if I select BD+C :NC,...

Last reply: Eric Bautista, Jun 16, 2016, 10:19 pm

Local food production

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Lourdes Salinas on Jun 15, 2016, 7:48 pm

What is the best option of water irrigation systems for a small on site food production?

Base Case vs Project Case

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Dana Guzman on Jun 14, 2016, 6:19 pm

Hi, can you kindly clarify whether the glazing percentage and floor area for the base case needs to match the project case when reviewing compliance for EAp2?


EBOM-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on May 14, 2016, 5:59 pm

Hallo, I am reading Section 6.2.7 ASHRAE 62.1-2010, and it is not clear to me if the building needs to install DCV. In case this is mandatory, is it required for every tenant?


Last reply: Ben Stanley, Jun 13, 2016, 11:12 am

Credit 7.1 and 7.2

NC-2009 SSc7.1: Heat island effect - nonroof
posted by Alejandro Macias on Apr 13, 2016, 1:47 pm

I am working on a dormitory Project and it has different buildings (one for the kitchen, one for administration, girls dormitory….).The roof of this buildings are connected with each other, so...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 25, 2016, 6:26 pm

Smoking Room, Smoking Cabin

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Gabriela Crespo on Feb 29, 2016, 2:46 pm

Dear all,

I have a question regarding the use of smoking cabins in a LEED project, has anyone ever tried to install one or is willing to share their experience? Would the requirement be...

Last reply: Noriko Nagazumi, May 23, 2016, 10:57 pm

Tenant submetering

EBOM-2009 EAc3.2: Performance measurement - system-level metering
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Apr 26, 2016, 1:40 pm

I’ve read in the Bird’s Eye View Section that “Tenant submetering would not alone qualify for this credit. […]”.

I would like to confirm that tenant submetering does not need to be...

Last reply: Melissa Kelly, May 2, 2016, 1:59 pm

Calculation based on chilled water meters

Retail-CI-v2009 EAc5: On-Site Renewable Energy
posted by Maria Isabel Conde on Apr 18, 2016, 4:56 pm

Our comercial interior project is located in a building that has photovoltaic panels that feed the central chilled water plant.

We have:
1. Energy meters for the chilled water...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 25, 2016, 8:00 pm

Energy Rater

LEED for Homes (LEED-H) Forum
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Apr 11, 2016, 11:48 pm

Hallo, we want to certify a home outside the U.S. We would like to avoid incorporating an Energy Rater to the verification team (credits EAc2 and EAc5) because it would increase the certification...


NC-2009 WEc3: Water Use Reduction
posted by Alejandro Macias on Apr 11, 2016, 5:54 pm

I m using the "water use reductions calculator" to document the WEp1 and WEc3. But in the project im working we will be reusing waste water for the WC and urinal flushing. How can I document the...