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Outdoor Water Use credit- LEED V4.1

NC-v4.1 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Maria Farah on Mar 17, 2023, 12:57 pm

In LEED BD+C: New Construction V4.1, the outdoor water use reduction credit (2 points) states that alternative water sources can be used to achieve an additional 30% reduction. However, unlike in...

Door operation infiltration

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Julio Fernandez Amodia on Mar 9, 2023, 11:47 am

Dear all,

I am currently carrying out an energy performance calculation of a mall building for LEED minimum energy performance compliance. As with most malls, there are large number of...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Mar 17, 2023, 11:42 am

Glare control devices for residential projects

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Sana Hafsa on Mar 17, 2023, 8:48 am

I have a residential project aiming for certification under LEED v4 NC BD+C (the buildings are over 8 floors). The Daylight credit includes "Provide manual or automatic (with manual override)...

Building Envelope Commissioning

NC-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Chris Bennett on Feb 16, 2018, 5:29 pm

Hello All, 

Has anyone gone through the process of building envelope...

Last reply: Joyce Kelly, Mar 16, 2023, 5:52 pm

DES Systems

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Mar 16, 2023, 7:00 am

Dear LEEDUser friends,

for a project with district systems where Option 1, Path 1 will be implemented how will be the HVAC efficiencies for the proposed model defined? Appendix G, G3.1.1.1...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 16, 2023, 1:07 pm

Entire floor area counts if at least 75% has a view?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Martha Norbeck on Mar 15, 2023, 10:55 pm

The v2009 view credit included this provision: "For private offices, the entire floor area of the office may be counted if 75% or more of the area has a direct line of sight to perimeter...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Mar 16, 2023, 11:52 am

More challenging than anticipated

Pilot-Credits IPpc93: Prevention through design
posted by Megan Leslie on Dec 6, 2018, 1:36 pm

I have three projects that are pursing this Pilot Credit. The project teams have found completing the worksheet more challenging than anticipated, but I think it was a useful process to go...

Last reply: Stacey Flint, Mar 16, 2023, 11:51 am

Relevance in Scandinavian climate

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Martin Maribo on Mar 16, 2023, 11:03 am

I am living in a country where the highest energy costs are heating, not cooling, our buildings. And where we enjoy the few days in a year, when the sun is warming up courtyards or sidewalks so...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 16, 2023, 11:32 am

Ready Mix Concrete

NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Mu'ath Ad on Mar 16, 2023, 10:39 am

Is there/ what papers/certification is needed to submit by the RMC (Ready Mix Concrete) Supplier regarding LEED?

Has anyone used Grasshopper for energy simulation and successfully submitted for LEED certification?

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by James Cai on Mar 12, 2023, 1:45 am
Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Mar 16, 2023, 9:28 am