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Table 2 minimum compliance threshold

Schools-NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Bryna Dunn on Sep 3, 2019, 12:34 pm

I'm curious about whether other teams have had success with meeting the requirements of Table 2 in terms of the minimum amount of laundry that must be done per year to qualify for the point. ...

Bipolar Ionization devices; documenting reduced outside air quantities

Schools-NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by on May 28, 2020, 10:15 am

I have a new school project which currently has ionization devices throughout the HVAC RTUs.  These ionization devices reduce the required outside air. How do I proceed documenting this in the NC...

Alternative solution to lighting controls for multioccupant spaces

Schools-NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Rose-Marie S. on Jan 20, 2021, 7:51 am


We are currently designing a school according to LEED v.4. Regarding interior lighting for multioccupant spaces, the following needs to be considered:

"Have in place...

Joint use spaces on campus but not within boundary

Schools-NC-v4 SSc8: Joint Use of Facilities
posted by Lisa Purdy on Apr 12, 2021, 3:20 pm

Demolishing an existing school with asbestos

Schools-NC-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Priscillia Champagne on Jun 25, 2021, 10:55 am

We are currently working on a school project that will be completed in several phases. An existing school is located on the project site and will be occupied until the new building is constructed...

Distinct Structures- Pump House

Schools-NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Kathryn Haeberle on Sep 10, 2021, 5:59 pm

We are building a replacement elementary school on an existing school site.  The school will get water from new wells we are installing that require a separate 'pump house'.  This pump house will...

Does the main water meter count as 1 of the 2 required submeters?

Schools-NC-v4 WEc4: Water metering
posted by Kay Santangelo on Sep 30, 2021, 8:20 am

I'm working on a project where the plumbing engineer is providing a main water meter at the building entrance and one submeter at the hot water system. We have standard plumbing fixtures (...

difference between the two versions of option 1 listed

Schools-NC-v4 SSc8: Joint Use of Facilities
posted by Anthony Stark on Mar 11, 2022, 10:31 am

There are 2 Option 1 descriptions listed in the credit language.  The first one allows for fees to be charged for use of space inthe school building, the second version states use of the facility...

Open spaces- Turf Grass Calculation

Schools-NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Michael J Turner on Jun 2, 2022, 12:39 pm

Hi There, 

Is Turf grass included in the calculations as vegetated open space? We have a school project. It is LEED V4.0 and we are going with V4.1 for this credit. 

Many thanks ...

Whole Building LCA

Schools-NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Nove Sol on Nov 9, 2022, 1:46 pm

Hello all,

I have a question related to whole building LCA in LEED. For example when comparing...