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Alternative Transportation: Alternative refueling stations 3%

NC-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Rezkar Abdulmajeed on Aug 20, 2015, 7:56 am

I am working on the first LEED project in campus. There is zero parking provided within the LEED project boundary staff. The campus parking...

Last reply: Greg Snow, Nov 27, 2015, 9:34 am

Main entrance and LEED Project Boundary for Future Expansion

NC-2009 SSc4.1: Alternative transportation - public transportation access
posted by Lourdes Salinas on Aug 25, 2015, 7:32 pm

Hi everyone, we are pursuing the LEED Core & Shell certification for a Campus Project. We received the preliminary design review for the projects inside the LEED Campus Boundary. The...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 27, 2015, 9:30 am

Planting in conservancy areas

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Roberto Meza on Jul 10, 2015, 5:44 pm

Hi everyone,
We have a project in a...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 26, 2015, 11:18 pm

Minimum Protected area

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Roberto Meza on Aug 7, 2015, 4:31 pm

Hi, I was wondering if there is a minimum percentage for the protected area for SSc5.1 compliance. In our green field project almost all of the project boundary will be disturbed, the building,...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 26, 2015, 11:13 pm

Balancing Devices to meet ASHRAE 90.1 Mandatory Requirements

NC-2009 EAp1: Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems
posted by Jorge Torres-Coto on Nov 13, 2015, 12:20 pm

We have a project that is an industrial facility, it shares the CHW distribution piping between the comfort system and the process system.

We are informing the CxTeam that it is required...

Last reply: Scott Bowman, Nov 19, 2015, 1:52 pm


LEED for Homes (LEED-H) Forum
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Nov 8, 2015, 6:26 pm

Who is responsible for reviewing project drawings, specs and calculations BEFORE submitting them to the builder: the QAD, the Green Rater or a LEED for Homes Consultant?

Our experience...

Last reply: Asa Foss, Nov 9, 2015, 9:41 am

SSc2 Development Density and Community Connectivity

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density and Community Connectivity
posted by Greg Snow on Sep 29, 2015, 2:56 pm

My project is located in a hospital campus and I am targeting this credit for 5 points; 3 for community connectivity and 2 for development...

Last reply: Saurabh Shrestha, Oct 12, 2015, 12:14 pm

Recycling Batteries

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Paola Medina on Sep 24, 2015, 4:52 pm

RETIRED LEEDuser Expert 622 thumbs up September 28, 2015- 5:13 pm Paola- If I understand what you are asking, the most relevant forum for this question is Innovation in Design- http://www.leeduser.com/credit/NC-2009/IDc1. As a LEEDuser guest, you can't see the Bird's Eye View there that discusses Path 1- Innovation in Design. It states that: "This approach must represent an innovative design approach to a problem, must be comprehensive in scope, and must have a quantifiable environmental benefit. Approach this path as if you were creating a new LEED “ID credit” from scratch." The FAQs for IDc1 state:...

Last reply: RETIRED, Sep 28, 2015, 5:13 pm

LEED NC v2009: Innovation Design

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Paola Medina on Sep 23, 2015, 11:19 am

Batteries from other company could be encapsulated with concrete in the fund elevators instead of send to landfills? This could be a credit as Innovation Design for MR c2: Construction Waste...

Case2 Option 1- Labs

EBOM-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Efficiency Performance
posted by Alicia Villanueva on Sep 7, 2015, 3:13 pm

The project is an innovation center, it has offices (63%), laboratory (28%) and data center (8%), the lab represents more than 10% of the area, we have to use the USGBC Calculator Case 2 Option 1...

Last reply: David Eldridge, Sep 8, 2015, 8:29 am