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Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Kath Williams on Mar 27, 2018, 5:10 pm

LEED for Schools O&M v4 project.  This small rural school borders Yellowstone National Park. Existing single building serving k-12.  School already has greenhouse attached that is used for...

Pilot Closing 5/15/2018, New Credit Available

Pilot-Credits EQpc68: Indoor air quality procedure
posted by Batya Metalitz on May 1, 2018, 11:52 am

Pilot Credit 68 will be closing on May 15, 2018. A new pilot, <a href="https://www.usgbc.org/node/11656219">Pilot Credit 124: Performance-...

Easily Achieved

Pilot-Credits MRpc69: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on May 8, 2018, 11:51 am

We applied this credit in our Project in Athens in Greece and had no difficulty achieving it.

Oops- broken chain of custody wood classification?

Pilot-Credits MRpc102: Legal Wood
posted by Joanna Switzer on Jun 1, 2018, 5:14 pm

Discovered in a project a little too late that...

Any feedback from those that have been through a full review of this ACP?

Pilot-Credits MRpc102: Legal Wood
posted by Joanna Switzer on Jun 1, 2018, 5:17 pm

Hi there,

Just curious - has anyone been through this ACP successfully?

Appreciate any lessons learned, particularly justifying any unusual or challenging scenarios with...

Documenting WEpc94

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Dan Ackerstein on Jul 10, 2018, 1:13 pm

The building we are seeking to certify is a commercial office building in Hyderabad, India, which is a hub for India's growing tech industry. Completing an energy model of the type envisioned by...

Using "Informing Design Using Triple Bottom Line Analysis" Pilot Credit for a HC 2009 project

Pilot-Credits SSpc113: Informing Design Using Triple Bottom Line Analysis
posted by Megan Leslie on Jul 12, 2018, 4:18 pm

I just went through the process of using Autocase to document this credit for a Hospital project using the LEED 2009 for Healthcare: New Construction rating system.  There were a few instances...

Written commitment for Ergonomics program clarification

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Kristen Magnuson on Jul 13, 2018, 7:06 pm

I have a question about the following requirement for this pilot credit:

  1. Written commitment from the owner or owner’s representative that the ergonomics strategy will be implemented...

Clarification for Calculations to be provided

Pilot-Credits MRpc87: Verified Construction & Demolition Recycling Rates
posted by Kristen Magnuson on Jul 21, 2018, 5:43 pm

One of the requested items to document compliance with this credit is the following:

"Calculations that demonstrate that the required percentage of commingled construction waste is sent to...

Exterior lighting requirements- BUG method?

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Erica Downs on Aug 2, 2018, 2:20 pm

Hello - does anyone know if this credit can be achieved via the BUG method v4 option?  Or must the requirements be met with a photometric plan?  Seems silly to have to do v3 documentation for a...