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NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Alejandro Macias on Jan 27, 2016, 2:03 pm

For the calculation of the building footprint, if the project is located in a...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Jan 28, 2016, 2:33 pm

Project Mexico

NC-2009 PIf2: Project Summary Details
posted by Alejandro Macias on Jan 26, 2016, 2:32 pm

I'm starting to work on the certification of a building in a small town in Oaxaca,Mexico . The goverment of Mexico y working on this project , and consists of bedrooms for children so they can...

Path 10

CI-2009 SSc1: Site Selection
posted by Rodrigo Gomez Junco on Sep 14, 2015, 12:52 pm

We are pursuing SSc1 Option 2 Path 10 for a CI project within a CS registered building.

My question is, do I need the Tenant Lease Agreement from the CS project in order to document this...

Last reply: Steve Loppnow, Jan 12, 2016, 10:42 am

Document no materials and earn the credit

CS-2009 IEQc4.2: Low-emitting materials - paints and coatings
posted by LEED Pro Consultant on Dec 8, 2015, 11:01 am

Hi, we are working in a Cold dark shell, therefore interiors and fit outs will not have any finish. I understand that if we include them in the Tenant Lease Agreement we do okay for the new...

Last reply: Jon Clifford, Jan 11, 2016, 8:28 pm

2 office floors on a 20 stories building

EBOM-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Michael E. Edmonds-Bauer on Dec 7, 2015, 5:50 pm


We have a cliente that is interested in pursuing LEED for his brand new offices. They have been operating for the past 6 months and they do not have any documentation about LEED...

Last reply: Trista Brown, Jan 5, 2016, 2:23 pm

Materials and product certificaction topic

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posted by Alejandro LOPEZ on Dec 4, 2015, 3:27 pm

Hi. If I have a material/product with an US LEED certificación, I could use it to submit it to the CaGBC LEED dossier? Thanks in advance, for the answer.

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 30, 2015, 2:56 pm

LEED Boundary for an Existing Multitenant Building

EBOM-2009 MPR3: Must use a reasonable site boundary
posted by Gabriela Crespo on Dec 22, 2015, 4:49 pm

Dear All,

We are working on a multi-tenant project in Mexico that wishes to pursue LEED O+M Certification, there are two areas on the ground floor with tenants who do not wish to...

Waste generated by mobile offices within the project

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Tonatiuh Valencia on Dec 12, 2015, 12:27 pm

RETIRED LEEDuser Expert 622 thumbs up December 15, 2015- 11:31 am Tonatiuh- Welcome to LEEDuser. As a guest, you can't access the FAQs above, one of which directly answers your question. The short answer is yes- this waste should be captured.The FAQ contains more detail. Also, please be sure to click the "Single-page view" link at the bottom of the page so you can view all questions and answers on this forum at one time and thoroughly search them before posting your question. Here is one that also answers your question that you must not have seen-...

Last reply: RETIRED, Dec 15, 2015, 11:31 am

Naturally Ventilated, Mechanically Cooled space

NC-2009 IEQc7.1: Thermal comfort - design
posted by Gabriela Crespo on Nov 26, 2015, 1:29 pm

In ASHRAE 55, Section 5.3 Optional Method for Naturally Conditioned, it mentions that "There must be no mechanical cooling system for the space".
We are working on a residential project...

Last reply: Gabriela Crespo, Dec 1, 2015, 11:38 am

CS project without bathrooms and elegible fixtures

CS-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Maria Isabel Conde on Oct 6, 2014, 1:49 pm

We´re working in a CS building without plumbing fixtures. How we can document the WEp1?. We need to make the Tenant Lease agreement?, How we can earn points in WEc3?. We need to specify the...

Last reply: Melissa Kelly, Nov 30, 2015, 6:09 pm