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Total Site Paving Area

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Maria Perzon on Mar 7, 2018, 5:13 am

I am not sure about the definition of "Total Site Paving Area". I have a already developed site with a building that is to be majorly rebuilt. Could I use the old site paving area as my reference...

Last reply: Irene Chung, Jun 29, 2022, 10:46 am

Enhanced Cx Envelope- Seasonal Testing

NC-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Rachel Manoguerra on Mar 14, 2018, 1:32 pm

What does seasonal testing look like and how does that work in regards to Envelope...

Last reply: Sara BENLOUBA, Nov 30, 2020, 5:05 am

View factor of 3 or greater?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Dave Hubka on Mar 23, 2018, 1:56 pm

What is the definition of 'view factor of 3 or greater'?


Last reply: Allison Smith, May 12, 2022, 5:48 pm

Data Uncertainty and LEED's Weighting Metrics for Whole Building LCA

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Brad Benke on Mar 30, 2018, 6:53 pm

Hello all,

On a recent LEEDv4 project we were pursuing the WBLCA credit.  It was an office tower.  Our baseline was an older design concept with concrete...

Last reply: Panu Pasanen, Apr 27, 2018, 1:28 am

Nordic Swan Ecolabelling and EU Ecolabelling- materials

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Lise Dannesboe on Apr 10, 2018, 4:54 am


The LEED v4 EQ Credit Low-emitting Materials Third Party Certification and Labels are not including the EU Ecolab or Nordic Swan Ecolabelling. A can see that the values the use are more...

Last reply: Reinhard Oppl, Mar 18, 2021, 4:52 pm

City Potable Water Analysis Reports

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Saif Abdulameer on Apr 11, 2018, 10:54 am

Can I use the potable water analysis reports from the city utility to calculate the cycles?

Last reply: Jason Packer, Mar 27, 2024, 11:57 am

Watersense- Local Equivalents?

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Leanne Conrad on Apr 13, 2018, 12:38 pm

Let's talk about watersense and local equivalents. 

What makes a local standard equivalent? If we can meet or beat the flow rates, is there another requirement or feature that we need to...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 24, 2018, 7:18 pm

Form Relase Compound

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Irene Chung on Apr 30, 2018, 4:48 pm


Can anyone please confirm if form release compounds need to meet both...

Last reply: Jolene McLaughlin, Dec 6, 2018, 9:35 am

Using ASHRAE 90.1-2013 as reference standard for v4 projects

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gail Vittori on May 21, 2018, 2:52 pm

Has there been an equivalency established for LEED v4 projects that use ASHRAE 90.1-2013-Appendix G as reference standard (as there was for LEED 2009 projects that used ASHRAE 90.1-2010-Appendix...

Last reply: Jamy Bacchus, Jan 7, 2020, 1:32 pm

Saving from free chilled water

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Nuttanee Vongveeranonchai on May 30, 2018, 1:33 am

Hi all,

We submitted a...

Last reply: Nuttanee Vongveeranonchai, May 31, 2018, 11:29 am