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NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Dec 4, 2014, 6:01 am

When conducting a LCA will the baseline and proposed building have the baseline and proposed energy usage accordingly (as per Minimum Energy Performance calculations) or will both have the same...

Last reply: Panu Pasanen, Jun 10, 2016, 6:40 am

BES 6001- USGBC approved leadership extraction practice?

NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Juliana Moreira on Jan 7, 2015, 11:42 am

The credit intent is to reward project teams for selecting products verified to have been extracted or sourced in a responsible manner.

In the UK we have standard BES 6001 to enable...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Jan 13, 2023, 12:24 pm

Interior Paints and Coatings

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Reinhard Oppl on Dec 16, 2015, 8:51 am

Who can help to clarify? I am in a discussion with consultants who state that for paints and coatings, wet-applied on-site on walls, floors and ceilings, the...

Last reply: Oliver Bate, Mar 30, 2020, 6:07 am

Definition of Short term and Long Term bike storage

NC-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Martin Stowell on Jan 6, 2016, 12:00 pm

How does LEED define short term and long term bike storage? What are some examples of each? This is for a NCV4 Core and Shell project. Thanks.

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Jun 18, 2020, 7:46 am

Non potable water systems

NC-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Mar 25, 2016, 10:55 pm

Does anyone know if non-potable systems are included in the scope of this credit? I am referring to gray water, stormwater, water treatment plant and irrigation systems.

Last reply: Scott Bowman, Aug 24, 2016, 1:05 pm

Green Power Five Year Contracts

NC-v4 EAc7: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Sean Hogan on Feb 28, 2017, 7:14 am

I work for a corporate client seeking the...

Last reply: Karen Joslin, May 19, 2021, 4:35 pm

Owner Supplied Furniture- non-residential

NC-v4 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Leanne Conrad on May 1, 2017, 5:31 pm

We are approaching the start date of our...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Oct 1, 2021, 12:45 am

Question about ASE study area

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Jackie Cheung on May 4, 2017, 11:04 pm

Hello everyone. May I ask 2 questions about this credit?

A) Assuming a project go for option 1. In...

Last reply: TODD REED, Aug 30, 2017, 2:27 pm

MR credits- which divisions?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by LUCY WILLIAMS on Aug 23, 2017, 5:17 pm

The previous versions of LEED limited the MR credits to Divisions 2 through 10 and 12. It excluded MEP materials. Does the new version of LEED allow any material with an EPD (or HPD for that...

Last reply: Michelle Robinson Schwarting, Jun 30, 2021, 4:51 am

USGBC rainfall events calculator

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Leanne Niu on Nov 29, 2017, 11:01 pm

We could not get the 10 years of the historic daily rainfall data, if we could leave the sheet of historical data blank? and how we calculate the total runoff we need to control on site? 

Last reply: Olga Yuil, Sep 17, 2018, 1:59 pm