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NC-v4 LTc3: High priority site
posted by Maria Porter on Jun 13, 2018, 7:42 am

The credit language says: "Determine the percentage of land that is previously developed by dividing the previously developed area by the total land area less streets and rights-of-way...

Last reply: Hashir Usman, Feb 2, 2021, 11:46 am

Option 1 assessment for building with external movable elements, sDA and ASE assumptions

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by IASON BOURNAS on Nov 12, 2020, 7:09 am


we need to test compliance of an office building with the LEED v4 Daylight criteria (NC-v4 EQc7), following Option 1 (...

Enhanced acoustical performance Swedish project

Pilot-Credits EQpc57: Enhanced acoustical performance - exterior noise control
posted by Pia Öhrling on Dec 13, 2018, 1:58 pm

We are pursuing this pilot credit for two Swedish Projects. We Think it is good to look at exterior noise pollution but the requirements could be a bit stricter since we have more strict Swedish...

Last reply: Pavel Novotny, Nov 3, 2020, 6:17 am

Exemplary Performance

NC-v4.1 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Maria Porter on Oct 8, 2020, 5:44 am

EP seems to be removed in v4.1, correct? In v4 it was take both option 1 and 2.

Last reply: Maria Porter, Oct 8, 2020, 8:17 am

Baseline- Building Type- Mixed energy supply

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by L on Sep 3, 2020, 5:39 am


A building being designed for having a mixed yearly energy supply covering heat demand which consists of partly purchased heat (district heating from city network) and partly ground...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 8, 2020, 10:54 am

Four buildings in one certification?

Mid-Rise-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Maria Perzon on Jan 13, 2020, 10:31 am

I am working with a customer discussing LEED certification for four similar residential buildings. They have only minor variations. Would it be possible to lower the costs by certifying it as one...

Last reply: Samuel Sura, Aug 10, 2020, 9:15 am

Minimum planted area (that needs no irrigation)

CS-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Maria Porter on Oct 30, 2017, 8:05 am


In v2009 there used to be a 5 % minimum for the area that needed to be planted in order for the project to be eligible for the credit. Is there such a threshold now? Or does basically...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Aug 10, 2020, 8:01 am

Batteries, mercury-containing lamps, and electronic waste

NC-v4 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Maria Porter on Dec 19, 2019, 7:11 am

Chose to provide a recycling area for two of: batteries, mercury-containing lamps, and...

Last reply: Holly Ratafia, Jul 2, 2020, 11:12 pm

Is this a Design or a Construction credit?

CS-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by Maria Porter on Jun 18, 2020, 5:57 am


Is this a design credit or a construction credit? Wanting to substitute v4 “Renewable energy” (a design credit) and “Green power and carbon offsets” (a construction credit) with this...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Jun 22, 2020, 3:07 am

LEED EBOM v4 minimum occupancy requirements

EBOM-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by on Jun 16, 2020, 10:22 am


Does LEED EBOM v4 require a minimum occupancy requirement to be able to be certified?

Our building is fairly new and we are aware of the full 12 months energy use. The...

Last reply: Patrick Murisset, Jun 16, 2020, 2:59 pm