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Theater and Gallery

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posted by Summer on Nov 6, 2019, 5:13 am

We have a museum project that has 3 galleries and theater or performance area. The said spaces are enclosed with solid walls since these are the typical design for the museums and will not comply...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Nov 6, 2019, 1:24 pm

Documenting Similar Regularly Occupied Spaces

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Heather DeGrella on Aug 27, 2018, 3:27 pm

If the project we are working on has similar spaces (e.g. a typical classroom, lab, meeting space, etc.) located next to each other/facing the same direction and view, is it acceptable to use a...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Jul 26, 2019, 11:49 am

Electrochromic Glazing for LEED v4 EQ 8.1 Quality Views Credit

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Shalini Gali on Sep 14, 2018, 1:24 pm

LEED v4 states that “View glazing in the contributing area must provide a clear image of the exterior, not obstructed by frits, fibers, patterned glazing, or added tints that distort color...

Last reply: Danielle Waters, Jun 26, 2019, 9:12 am

Wire safety glazing (existing) considered a fritt/pattern?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Marlene Borruso on Apr 18, 2019, 3:23 pm

We are working on a major renovation to a historic...

Can a single room have 3 View Types because of different window views?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Danielle Waters on Apr 10, 2019, 3:34 pm

The project is a fort dormitory where each suite has three windows -- one to the outdoors, second facing another window / outdoors, and third facing into a courtyard/lightwell. The first window...

Views for Medical Exam Rooms

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Kyle Ritchie on Feb 15, 2019, 10:39 am

Our project is pursuing LEED v4 BD+C certification and is a University building. The primary function of this facility will be to train nursing students via practice/simulation rooms. Some of the...

Last reply: TODD REED, Mar 15, 2019, 9:43 am

Unfinished Tenant Spaces

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by James Keohane on Feb 28, 2019, 11:41 am

Working on a NC v4 project that has unfinished spaces with no ceilings or HVAC.  The exterior glazing and building envelop is complete.  To put this into perspective about 85% of the project is...

Last reply: James Keohane, Feb 28, 2019, 2:57 pm

View Type 2- Exterior Views as Floor Elevation Changes

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Laura Charlier on Dec 11, 2017, 2:22 pm

I'm working on highrise hotel and office space. Is there some sort of rule-of-thumb to consider as the floor elevation changes? For example, if the building is built in a suburban area with open...

Last reply: Aaron Levey, Jan 17, 2019, 10:08 am

Typo in View Factor Chart

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Chris Edmonds on Dec 17, 2018, 11:15 am

In the reference guide the table reads the gray-zone range between preliminary view factor 4 and 5 is "40-30". This is a typo and should be corrected to "40-50". This can be confirmed on page 50...

Quality views in wineries

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 16, 2018, 7:01 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)....