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Pilot-Credits WEpc10: Sustainable wastewater management
posted by Mark Meaders on Feb 4, 2016, 12:20 pm

Our project (located overseas, location is Confidential) is pursuing WEpc10 Sustainable Wastewater Management via Option 2 Reuse building wastewater on site. The project will...

Furniture Only?

Pilot-Credits MRpc80: Environmentally preferable interior finishes and furnishings
posted by Lida Lewis on Feb 19, 2016, 11:53 am

Without guidance on "Other USGBC approved multi-attribute certification programs" outside of BIFMA, we plan to submit this Pilot Credit wholly on the furniture dimension of our project.


Pursing credit in an existing building

Pilot-Credits EQpc78: Design for active occupants
posted by Dee Spiro on Mar 4, 2016, 9:03 am

Our project involves renovating an existing building on a university campus. The 1974 concrete building previously served as the student union, and it has now been renovated as a dining hall,...

Existing Buildings

Pilot-Credits EQpc78: Design for active occupants
posted by Rubén M. R. on Mar 10, 2016, 1:58 am

This pilot credit is an incentive for existing building owners to plan a renovation of unused stairs. I consider this credit a good addition to the rating system as it brings together energy...

Consider exercise classes frequency?

Pilot-Credits EQpc78: Design for active occupants
posted by Ping Zhou on Mar 15, 2016, 8:26 pm

The credit requirement requests lists of exercise equipment or opportunities provided to...

Certification agency meeting the ISO Guidelines

Pilot-Credits MRpc87: Verified Construction & Demolition Recycling Rates
posted by Stephanie Graham on Mar 21, 2016, 11:21 am

Under the requirements of qualifying certification agencies, it reads, "The certification organization follows guidelines for environmental claims and third-party oversight, including ISO/IEC...

LCA questionnaire for Master thesis

Pilot-Credits MRpc63: Whole building life cycle assessment
posted by Arturs Alsins on Mar 22, 2016, 4:51 am

We are three students writing our respective theses on building life-cycle assessment and the tools related to it - your time filling up our questionnaire would be much appreciated and help us...

Tips for Implementation

Pilot-Credits EQpc78: Design for active occupants
posted by Angela Wisely on Mar 31, 2016, 12:53 pm

Pending our participation in this forum, we have met all the documentation requirements for this pilot credit, so I thought I would share some tips.

1) Potential Design Strategy: Our...


Pilot-Credits IPpc96: LEED Lab
posted by Stacey White on Apr 2, 2016, 9:26 pm

Cuesta College typically holds two LEED Lab sessions a year. We are lucky to work with several Community Partners working on projects in every rating system. This program gives our students...

Controlled Entry

Pilot-Credits EQpc78: Design for active occupants
posted by Jon Hall on Apr 20, 2016, 12:38 pm

Option 4 of the design features states:

Locate a main staircase to be visible from main building lobby and within 25 foot (7.5 meters)...