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Calculating daily average and peak total occupants

Calculating FTEs
posted by Nicole Isk on Oct 4, 2019, 11:24 am


i have a question regarding the calculation of the daily average and peak total occupants, because we received a review commnt on this topic. I have no idea how to calculate it and i...

Last reply: Michelle Halle Stern, Apr 21, 2022, 2:25 pm

LEED v4.1 Renewable Energy- no contracts with a period longer than two years available

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by J Schütz on Apr 2, 2020, 10:30 am

Dear all,

Actually, German law prohibits electricity contracts with a fixed contract period longer than two years, there has to be the possibility to cancel the contract. Although, the...

Last reply: Hashir Usman, Mar 30, 2022, 7:44 am

Legal division of a building and option for certification

LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Daniel Villar San Juan on Mar 2, 2022, 3:03 am

Dear all,

we have a change of ownership in our already pre-certified LEED v4 BD+C Core&Shell project.
The new owner will divide the building in three parts that are legally...

Thermal comfort using thermal dynamic simulation

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Eduardo Vidal Kume on Mar 1, 2022, 8:47 am

Hi! Does anyone have experience with LEED Credit EQc5 Thermal Comfort using thermal simulation?

We know that all occupied rooms should comply to it but is not clear to us if we should...

District heating form sewage sludge combustion as renewable energy?

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by J Schütz on Sep 30, 2021, 5:10 am

Dear all,

40% of the district heating one of our projects procures is generated from the combustion of sewage sludge and Biogenic waste.

Can this be counted as...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 30, 2021, 1:23 pm

Spaces used for business purposes

CS-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Andreas Colli on Sep 9, 2021, 9:23 am

Our project is an existing building, that is to be renovated in large parts and converted fron retail to office ues.

The first floor of the building will not be changed by the construction...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Sep 13, 2021, 11:21 pm

No Cooling Tower in LEED v2009 School

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Sandra Schmid on Aug 31, 2021, 5:44 am

We are working on a LEED v2009 school project in Germany which is equipped with VRV refrigerating outdoor units for cooling of some rooms so there is no cooling tower, no use of latent heat of...

Green roof- no irrigation system but manual watering during hot summer months- relevant?

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Benjamin Weise on Feb 27, 2019, 2:12 am


the project I'm working on is a zero lot project with green roofs. There will be no irrigation systems in place but during hot summer months, the green roofs will need to be watered...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Jul 30, 2021, 2:23 am

Heat Island reduction provided by the building itsself

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Carmen Mielecke on Apr 19, 2017, 8:09 am

Dear All, if a Project consists of many small courtyyards and shade for those courtyyards is provided by the building...

Last reply: Lyle Axelarris, Jul 20, 2021, 4:32 pm

smoking on private balconies

NC-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Andreas Hintz on Sep 9, 2016, 9:33 am

We have an upcoming international new construction project of a multi-family residential building. Due to its numbers of stories LEED NC v4 is the most appropriate rating system to use.


Last reply: Jessica Malta, May 19, 2021, 5:18 pm