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Submeter 2 water subsystems but only one system in the building

CS-v4 WEc4: Water metering
posted by Kristina Pobre on Apr 11, 2019, 6:08 am

The credit requires to submeter at least 2 of the following subsystems: irrigation, indoor plumbing fixtures and fittings, domestic hot water, boiler,...

What is the best value about two different interpretations of a cold room system for LEED points.

CS-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Josée Lupien on Apr 11, 2019, 9:42 am

We have an issue about how to perform an EPD project for a client.
Our client would like an EPD for their Insulated Metal Panels used for cold room system.

Is it valid...

Option 2. Priority designation

CS-v4 LTc3: High priority site
posted by Ciaran McCabe on Apr 25, 2019, 12:09 pm

For projects outside the US where it states "a local equivalent program administered at the national level for projects outside the U.S." - has anyone any experience in terms of what might be...

Grass only landscaping

CS-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Marina Andrade on Apr 26, 2019, 10:49 am


My team is currently working on a project and we are not sure we meet the criteria for option 1 (no irrigation required) in both WEp1 and WEc1 - Outdoor Water Use Reduction.


Is it adequate to submeter Indoor plumbing fixtures and fittings (including hot water) and irrigation?

CS-v4 WEc4: Water metering
posted by Seth Penchansky on Apr 29, 2019, 6:11 pm

I am working on a CS project and each tenant space is metered separately with a single meter.

The plumbing in the common areas (hot and cold water) and irrigation make-up (in addition to...

MR credits- Option 1 & Option 2

CS-v4 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by Yoyo Shek on May 20, 2019, 6:19 am

Hello all, 

We are currently working on a C&S project (v.4). As the requirements for option 2 is an enhancement of option 1, it is possible to source a product that fulfills option 2...

Option 2- Priority Designation

CS-v4 LTc3: High priority site
posted by Peter Doo on Jul 22, 2019, 11:25 am

My project site has a mixed-use zoning designation by the County in which it resides. It is clearly stated in a 2000 planning document that the designation of these tracts of land was to...

Compliance to ASHRAE 90.1-2010- Dimming Lights

CS-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Summer on Aug 14, 2019, 12:57 am

I'm working on an office project located at the top of a 3-level podium and has a 4-level basement parking. The parking slots are not solely for the office tower (office towers are the ones that...

How to measure the vegetated area

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Summer on Sep 9, 2019, 6:14 am

I'm confused of how the vegetation/plants will be measured. If you have an open and vegetated space compliant to the requirement, and your vegetated space is composed of grass/lawn, planters,...

Alternative methods of documenting an executed tenant lease agreement?

CS-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Allan Robles on Sep 10, 2019, 2:45 pm

Hi there LEEDuser-verse,

Has there been anyone who has documented the installation of future tenant metering via a tenant lease agreement or an email acknowledgment between the owner and...