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Option2 Provide programmed Soft Space

Healthcare-v4 MRc8: Design for flexibility
posted by Cristina Bontia on Feb 18, 2021, 1:53 am

The requirement states:  Locate...

ESA to only include what's in scope?

Healthcare-v4 SSp2: Environmental Site Assessment
posted by Garrett Ferguson on May 24, 2021, 4:20 pm

I've had this question come up on two separate projects in the last few weeks, from the companies asked to perform the ESA. "Does the ESA Phase 1 only need to cover what's in scope or does it...

CO2 monitoring in return air ductwork in a behavioral health facility

Healthcare-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Bethany Beers on Jun 4, 2021, 9:23 am

We are currently designing a behavioral health...

ASHRAE 55, patient rooms, and metabolic rates

Healthcare-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Jim Nicolow on Aug 6, 2021, 10:17 pm

Our HVAC engineer indicated that ASHRAE 55 cannot be met on a healthcare project because it is not applicable for metabolic rates below 1.0.  Isolation room and ICU patients could be sleeping...

Interior Space counts toward 30% of total

Healthcare-v4 SSc7: Places of respite
posted by Maddie Spinski on Oct 6, 2021, 1:42 pm

In the v4 handbook, the requirements read that, "such interior spaces may be used to meet up to 30% of the required area if 90% of each qualifying space's...

Emissions regulations requirements for roofing materials

Healthcare-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Samuel Calhoun on Mar 22, 2022, 2:48 pm

Hi I am trying to complete my LEM calculator for a LEED V4 healthcare project. This feels like a silly question.

  1. Carlisle 725TR Air and Vapor Barrier. This is a composite sheet...

MRc7 Combine all three options to meet threshold, and supporting documentation?

Healthcare-v4 MRc7: Furniture and medical furnishings
posted by Grace Heraly on Apr 1, 2022, 11:20 am

Hello Everyone,

I'm working on a LEEDv2009 HC project, but figured I would post here as the question pertains to v4 as well. I am wondering whether you have to choose one option...

Fire alarm cables (Public Address system) in the hospitals

Healthcare-v4 MRc6: PBT source reduction - lead, cadmium and copper
posted by Najam Us Saqib on Apr 7, 2022, 2:54 am

Fire alarm cables are same like electrical cables, however, its function is different. The v4 LEED guide uses the words ''Electrical wiring and cabling'' under Lead requirements (...

Distance to the access point within the limit or not

Healthcare-v4 SSc7: Places of respite
posted by Priscillia Champagne on May 11, 2022, 4:14 pm

Hi, We have an expansion project with operating room, offices, cleaning space for the entire hospital. We would like to install a respite area for visitors (companions) and day patients of this...

Perimeter area calculation

Healthcare-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Priscillia Champagne on Jun 21, 2022, 4:53 pm

Does anyone know if the perimeter area to be used for Healthcare projects excludes from the calculations the...