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Recycled Content for differnet plants from the same manufacturer

NC-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by Elena Enache-Pommer on Jan 15, 2015, 3:58 pm

Hypothetically, if Plant 1 has 15% pre-consumer recycle, Plant 2 has 25% and Plant 3 has 35%. Can an average be used of 25% to meet the credit since it is challenging to track where specifically...

Last reply: Keith Lindemulder, Jun 13, 2018, 4:39 pm

Naturally ventilated elevator lobby in mech. ventilated bldg.

NC-2009 IEQc2: Increased Ventilation
posted by Lawrence Lile on Jan 19, 2015, 3:30 pm

I have a very small elevator lobby, which has a little mini-split unit without outside air. It is the main entrance for an apartment building, and every time it is occupied, there will be an...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Jan 20, 2015, 2:04 pm

Are Door Distributors Required to be FSC Certified?

NC-2009 MRc7: Certified Wood
posted by Marcia Weekes on Feb 9, 2015, 3:36 pm

I provide consulting to many General Contractors working on buildings pursuing LEED Certification. Unfortunately, the...

Last reply: Judy Landwehr, Feb 10, 2015, 4:50 pm

Measurement & Verification and PI Form 1

NC-2009 EAc5: Measurement and Verification
posted by Ivan Romero on Jun 15, 2015, 7:25 pm

I'm still not completely clear on the reporting commitment for energy and water usage data. The responses to prior questions about this subject indicate a reporting commitment of 5 years if...

Last reply: Debra a. Lombard, Aug 9, 2016, 11:10 am

Walk-Off on exterior and interior

NC-2009 IEQc5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control
posted by Aaron Levine on Aug 14, 2015, 1:01 pm

An earlier comment said that, "...

Last reply: Jon Clifford, Aug 19, 2015, 10:19 pm

Water Consumption Outside LEED Boundary

NC-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Aswin M on Dec 24, 2015, 4:06 am

We have a garment factory project that has a Main block and two toilet blocks (separately for Men & Women).
The Main block has cutting & sewing sections only and the occupants of...

Last reply: Melissa Merryweather, Jan 3, 2016, 11:52 pm

Alternative calculation for MRc2

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Marcia Weekes on Jan 4, 2016, 7:52 am

It has come to my attention that in my local market, most if not all waste management companies use visual inspections to determine recycling rates for commingled loads. I am aware that this is...

Last reply: Marcia Weekes, Apr 15, 2016, 5:56 am

VOC limts and basement parking

NC-2009 IEQc4.2: Low-emitting materials - paints and coatings
posted by Devanand Ragbir on Feb 1, 2016, 9:24 am

My project has 2 level of basement parking with the standard vehicular access and egress ramp. Thre are also exhuast fans .
Does the...

Last reply: Suzanne Roach, Feb 25, 2022, 2:29 pm

Additional floors of existing building

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Jatuwat Varodompun on Apr 18, 2016, 4:10 am

Our project is the major renovation of an existing building. We have added 2 new floors on the top.

1. Because of the top two new floors, does the baseline building need to be rotated as...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 25, 2016, 4:44 pm

Bike racks for adjacent buildings?

NC-2009 SSc4.2: Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms
posted by Becky Dix on May 13, 2016, 11:39 am

This project is an academic building on a higher education campus in the United States. The campus does not have a robust inventory of LEED buildings, but is attempting to make strides towards...

Last reply: Michelle Robinson Schwarting, May 16, 2016, 9:12 am