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Exemplary performance when exemption applies

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Ricardo Sá on Dec 21, 2018, 12:34 pm


we are currently evaluating daylight compliance of a building in which the majority of regularly occupied spaces has less than 250 sf. According to...

manual control clarification for translucent glazing

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Elaine Bright on Nov 26, 2018, 2:53 pm

The design team wants to know if translucent glazing in clerestory windows would be a manual means of complying with glare control for the daylighting credit requiement for a V4 BD+C project.  I...

Last reply: Elaine Bright, Nov 28, 2018, 1:51 am

Daylight in wineries

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 16, 2018, 6:59 am


we are evaluating the LEED certification potential of a new winery that will be built in Portugal (using the rating system LEED BD+C: New Construction and Major Renovation)....

Last reply: TODD REED, Nov 16, 2018, 9:03 am

Space with sDA compliant and ASE not compliant does not count for sDA?

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Ricardo Sá on Aug 1, 2018, 4:50 am


when using LEED – Daylight and Quality Views Calculator, we have seen that the...

Last reply: Daniel Glaser, Aug 28, 2018, 7:52 pm

Threshold meanings

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by nil kutlar on May 18, 2018, 3:31 am


What is the reason behind the 300 lux-3000 lux threshold?  Does above 3000 lux refer to areas that glare occurs?  What are the references behind these thresholds?


Last reply: nil kutlar, May 21, 2018, 7:46 am

Book stack areas as non-regularly occupied?

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Kavita Karmarkar on May 17, 2018, 12:59 pm

Hi all,

Working on a library project. I am curious to know if 'book stacks' would be considered as a regularly occupied area. The book stacks area has no seats and people use that space to...

Last reply: TODD REED, May 17, 2018, 1:24 pm

Option 1- ASE & Automated Blinds

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Sebastien Panouille on May 7, 2018, 11:06 am

I'm trying to get clear confirmation of whether automatic blinds/shutters can be used to help with achieving the...

Last reply: Dane Sanders, May 7, 2018, 10:40 pm

automated blinds at option 2- greater than 3,000 lux

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Emir Pekdemir on May 6, 2015, 12:28 pm

In v2009, with automated blinds we used to be exempt from the requirement of not exceeding higher lux level threshold (5,000 lux). Does the same exemption apply for the 3,000 lux...

Last reply: Ornella Ferlito, Apr 17, 2018, 10:52 am

Multiple floor office building- sDA/ASE average?

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by huli pano on Apr 11, 2018, 9:10 am


I'm working on an office building where the 2 first floors are an existing building with the exterior envelope left intact and the 5 floors above that is a completely new construction...

Last reply: Dane Sanders, Apr 12, 2018, 11:26 am

New FAQ added on using Revit

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Paula Melton on Apr 11, 2018, 12:29 pm

We've added a new Frequently Asked Question: Can I use Revit to document this credit?