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Reviewer Comments about Global Regions on EPD's?

NC-v4.1 MRc2: Environmental Product Declarations
posted by Candice Rogers on Aug 31, 2023, 9:50 am

Hello -

Has anyone encountered review comments from thier EPD's about "global regions" not being specified?  
"The global region is not indicated on the EPD for the Knauf Eco Batt...

Last reply: Candice Rogers, Aug 31, 2023, 11:44 am

Sediment-laden runoff/Non compliance with IEPA permit- reporting

NC-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Taylor Gawthorp-Cruse on Aug 30, 2023, 2:57 pm

The project has an ECS plan in place for construction, silt fences etc. There was a large rain event and ultimately the City observed and documented sediment-laden runoff leaving the site and...

Last reply: Taylor Gawthorp-Cruse, Aug 31, 2023, 11:17 am

food scrap vs compost

Pilot-Credits SSpc129: Comprehensive Composting
posted by Brightworks Sustainability on Aug 29, 2023, 3:44 pm

One thing to consider, at least in California, is how to compost both food scrap and plant materials in commercial offices? For example the City of Sunnyvale requires food scrap composting in...

Onsite and Offsite Both?

Pilot-Credits SSpc83: Offsite Financial Support for Habitat Protection
posted by Umesh Atre on Aug 25, 2023, 1:09 pm

Hi - Are projects that are pursuing the onsite habitat protection/restoration credit allowed to go for this Pilot in addition, or is this considered to be an alternate compliance path only?...

Last reply: Marine Petrosyan, Aug 29, 2023, 8:02 am

Documentation Clarification

Mid-Rise-v4 EQc7: Low-emitting products
posted by Patty Lloyd on Aug 25, 2023, 2:24 pm

So clarifying that for compliance with this credit, documentation that the product is complianct with CDPH v1.2 is enough?

We don't have to provide both emissions certificate and...

Open Space and Vegetated space calculation

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Kavita Karmarkar on Jun 12, 2018, 12:12 pm

Hi all,

If I have 100 acres of site area, I need 30 acres (30% of 100 acres) open space and out of that, 25% of 30 acres  which is 7.5 acres must be vegetated open space. Provided that the...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Aug 25, 2023, 8:32 am

WE Indoor water use reduction- Detention facility requirements

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Lawrence Rennell on Feb 28, 2023, 4:42 pm

We are currently working on 2 small detention facilities (25 beds and 60 beds). Both projects are new construction and are not Retail, school, or hospitality projects. Only residential...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Aug 25, 2023, 8:26 am

Estimating energy savings from digital TAB measurements

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by April Spence on Aug 24, 2023, 4:54 pm

Hi all,

I am working on a project to do digital airflow testing across our buildings. Our HVAC costs for heating and cooling are 45-50% of our operational costs in northern cal buildings...

Do Diverse Uses Still Need to Be Publicly Available?

NC-v4.1 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Vanessa Nelson on Aug 10, 2021, 2:37 pm

LEED NC v4.0 says diverse uses need to be available to the public. I don't see that language in the v4.1 reference guide. Was that requirement dropped? I am working on a college campus and am...

Last reply: Dave Hubka, Aug 23, 2023, 9:27 pm

If this Pilot Credit is pursued as an ID credit under initial ID+C certification, can Green Cleaning also be pursued?

Pilot-Credits INpc137: Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Space for Emerging Pathogens
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Aug 13, 2021, 1:47 pm

If this Pilot Credit is pursued as an ID credit under initial LEED-ID+C v4 certification, can Green Cleaning (as part of the O+M Starter Kit) also be pursued? Or is that considered "double...

Last reply: Terry Gorski, Aug 23, 2023, 12:43 pm