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EAc2 option question and PCI calculation

NC-v4.1 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Andrew Shaw on Jul 27, 2021, 12:03 pm

Hello everyone,

I work for a ventilation equipment manufacturer who recently supplied a couple of ERV units for EAc2 and the minimum energy performance prerequisite. I got in touch with...

Electricity usage x gross square footage

CS-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Adriana Hansen on Jan 11, 2011, 1:09 pm


I have a Core and Shell building under certification that has 5 underground parking floors. According to LEED Reference Guide, page 612, "projects which contain underground and/or...

Last reply: Devendra Chaughule, Jul 27, 2021, 9:21 am

Credit requirement Change from LEED 4 to 4.1

Healthcare-v4.1 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Andrew Rittenhouse on Jul 27, 2021, 9:12 am

In LEED 4 wording includes "  In private rooms, also provide exterior window shades, blinds, or curtain controls that are readily accessible from the patient’s bed" 

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Designing with Nature- Stone indoor finishes

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by ANTONIO CERECEDA on Feb 24, 2021, 11:14 am

Currently we are working in a LEED project which we are pursuing this pilot credit of Designing with Nature, and we are wondering if natural stone vertical finishes on main indoor walls could be...

Last reply: Brightworks Sustainability, Jul 26, 2021, 7:19 pm

Is it possible to comply with furniture evaluation category by submitting only the furniture laboratory report?

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Olga Yuil on Jun 25, 2021, 6:23 pm

Is it possible to comply with furniture evaluation category by submitting only the furniture laboratory report?

The laboratory report demonstrates that the furniture was tested in...

Last reply: Olga Yuil, Jul 26, 2021, 2:04 pm

LI 10102- Letter of Commitment- Register incomplete space separately?

NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Deb Favaretto on Jul 26, 2021, 12:54 pm


We will be submitting a LEED BD+C New Construction project with an incomplete space of 18% of the BGSF. We comply with the...


NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Flavien Darthout on Jul 16, 2021, 4:48 am


I'm a beginner with the LEED v4 and the calculator for the EAc2 credit. I'm asked about the interest of the calculator. We put the simulation results in it so what is it used...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 26, 2021, 11:24 am

Casino which allows smoking

NC-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Azfar Mohamed on Jul 25, 2021, 10:51 pm

Good day everyone,

We have a project in the design stage, it is a resort with a casino.

The client is considering LEED certification.

The main issue we are facing is to meet...

Vacation Home

Homes-v4 EAc1: Annual energy use
posted by CT G on Jul 23, 2021, 4:03 pm

We're working on a vacation home in a ski resort seeking LEED for Homes certification. The home is expected to be used only during the winter season, and only for approximately 30 days a year....

owner providing policy and option for thermal control devices to be installed for occupants?

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Chris Flint Chatto on Jul 16, 2021, 7:29 pm

Has anyone had sucess with this credit in a project where the owner has committed to providing thermal comfort controls (e.g., personal desk fan) to any workstation occupant that requests one? ...

Last reply: Chris Flint Chatto, Jul 23, 2021, 2:56 pm