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What are the main topics in construction documents that should include LEED requirements?

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posted by Amine Zeidane on Sep 18, 2018, 11:49 am

This is not the appropriate forum but I am not sure if there is one, probably a general forum. The construction documents should include all of the strategies being installed in the project that contributes to LEED certification, the front end specifications that outline the LEED requirements for the project and what the contractor needs to do, the commissioning requirements, and any other requirements needed to earn a particular LEED credit. In short the CDs should include everything that the contractors will need to know and do to assist the project team in earning the level of LEED certification...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 19, 2018, 9:39 am

What about Site Selection?

NC-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Michelle Rosenberger on Feb 24, 2017, 2:46 pm

Hi Marcus,
So I'm confused. LEEDuser's preamble above indicates any project can get this credit, and you're not required to implement anything just analyze.

But I've seen some...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Jul 9, 2018, 9:39 am

HVAC System Selection

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posted by Dave Hubka on May 9, 2018, 1:26 pm

It doesn't seem like the credit requires evaluation of various HVAC systems (e.g. radiant heat vs forced air heat, packaged cooling vs split systems, etc.). Kinda odd that one of the bigger...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 10, 2018, 10:21 am

Design Build Projects

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posted by Michelle Rosenberger on May 1, 2017, 4:49 pm

Our region primarily uses design build which means that there are two very separate Schematic Design processes for our projects. Architectural plans often proceed past the permit stage before a...

Last reply: Michelle Rosenberger, May 3, 2017, 12:58 pm

simple box model

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posted by Courtney Royal on Apr 25, 2017, 1:11 pm

how do you define a simple box model? for example, do you need to model thermal zones, etc.

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 26, 2017, 10:01 am

Energy-related systems

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posted by Lise Dannesboe on Aug 12, 2016, 2:35 am

Hi! We did some parameter studies in the early stage of the design process. Now i am wondering if we can use them for documentation of this credit. The criteria language in this credit says that...

Last reply: Lise Dannesboe, Aug 15, 2016, 3:02 am

Integrative Process (IP) Guide 2.0

NC-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Vitor Tosetto on Dec 4, 2014, 8:08 am

Please, someone knows where can I buy the Integrative Process (IP) ANSI Consensus National Standard Guide© 2.0? In ANSI's webstore I found v1.0 only.

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 4, 2016, 11:37 am

Can I omit the IP credit since it is stand alone?

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posted by wachira sosaeng on Jul 30, 2016, 12:50 am

Generally,in other categories, we have to perform to meet all prerequisites though we don't need any credits in the categories (suppose that we have enough credits that meet our goal. If we don't...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 1, 2016, 11:21 am

Adoption of Investigated Strategies

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posted by Philippa Cameron on Oct 28, 2015, 10:51 am

Do you need to adopt all strategies that you demonstrate as facilitating best energy performance for this credit? If, for reasons other than energy use, it becomes clear that one or two of the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 28, 2015, 11:31 am

Must non-potable water sources be used to earn IP credit?

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posted by Eesmyal Santos-Brault on Nov 6, 2014, 1:27 am

It appears that this credit can not be earned if a project does not meet some water demand through nonpotable sources. Can anyone confirm if not only consideration but actual use of nonpotable...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 17, 2015, 4:02 pm