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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

Ratio Windows/Wall in baseline model Table G1.1.1-1

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Marc Maso on Jun 23, 2021, 12:10 pm

Dear Srs, I hace a question about the ratio windows/walls in leed v4.1. Is for a building with two differents uses: 3.117 m2 of office and 13.472m2 of warehouse.

When we had modeled the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 23, 2021, 2:38 pm

DATA CENTERS- Baseline modeling

Data-Centers-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by David Lázaro on Jun 2, 2021, 12:51 pm

Hi Marcus,

We are involved on a Data Center LEED project and USGBC requires whole building energy modelling.

Gross cooling capacity SUM (kW) 33.992 with a...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Jun 3, 2021, 11:47 am

Commissioning Authority's LEED experience

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Maria Moran on Oct 28, 2015, 8:17 am

At the Fundamental Commisioning and Verification Prerequisite it says that the...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, May 5, 2021, 3:19 am

Non emitting product

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Almudena Roman on Apr 28, 2021, 7:19 am

Good morning,

We manufacture mortars for construction in Europe... one of our mortars does not content any kind of ingredient cosidered organic... in that case, could it be considered as a...

Envelope Cx- Blower door test

NC-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Miguel Ángel Blanco on May 9, 2017, 7:42 am

Hello All,

We have a 5-floored building pursuing LEED CS v2009 certification, and also WELL certification. Envelope...

Last reply: Scott Bowman, Apr 26, 2021, 12:10 pm


EBOM-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Francisco j on Apr 14, 2021, 7:57 am

Hi Everyone,

We just wanted to tell you about our experience using this credit. 

First thanks everyone for sharing all the information and solving doubts about this credit and other...

Can room showers be counted for compliance?

Hospitality-NC-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by F. Borja López Calle on Jan 26, 2021, 3:24 am


I'm assuming that in this type of projects, the guests that are staying at the hotel are considered to be short term and the employees are the long term occupacts. Hence, I was...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 22, 2021, 1:29 pm

Exterior Noise Reduction

Pilot-Credits EQpc57: Enhanced acoustical performance - exterior noise control
posted by ANTONIO CERECEDA on Mar 15, 2021, 5:26 am

Exterior noise reduction of buildings is an environmental strategy very interesting because normally in huge cities noise levels are very high and a great problem.

ASHRAE 50% Advanced Energy Design Guides is not applicable to the base building.

Hospitality-CI-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Victor Moreno on Feb 8, 2021, 4:55 am

We are using Option 2. Prescriptive compliance

The project is LEED ID+C Hospitality. So, there is not an AEDG for hospitality buildings.

Can I use another AEDG, for example AEDG...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 8, 2021, 9:00 am