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Homes-v4 WEc1: Total water use
posted by CT G on Jul 12, 2021, 3:47 pm

We are working on a single-family home project that does not include any landscaping. How would this be taken into account in the calculations for this credit? Or does that mean that this credit...

Cx Credentialing- International Projects

Homes-v4 EAc5: HVAC Start-Up Credentialing
posted by CT G on Jul 14, 2021, 11:52 am

For international projects (outside US and Canada) are there any alternative credentials for the technician or HVAC contrator who commissions the HVAC system?

Vacation Home

Homes-v4 EAc1: Annual energy use
posted by CT G on Jul 23, 2021, 4:03 pm

We're working on a vacation home in a ski resort seeking LEED for Homes certification. The home is expected to be used only during the winter season, and only for approximately 30 days a year....

ASTM Standard

Homes-v4 EQc7: Low-emitting products
posted by Safa Bari on Dec 20, 2021, 7:51 pm

If a sealant submittal has a...

Energy rater inspection and testing in South America- single family homes

Homes-v4 EAp1: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Diana Giraldo on Aug 4, 2022, 4:08 pm

We have a project in Colombia South America 180 single-family homes, 1-floor design, to be built in 5 phases. 
For the project's energy rater,  midpoint, and final inspections: Are we...

Swimming pools

Homes-v4 WEc3: Outdoor water use
posted by Lidia Johansen on Dec 12, 2023, 10:07 am

Hello! We're assessing a single family home, where swimming pools will be build. I understand this goes against any outdoor water use saving, however there is no mention/ guidance/ limits set...

leed pilot credits- we need your help!

Pilot-Credits EApc8: Demand response
posted by brendan owens on Sep 9, 2010, 11:27 am

Hi LEEDusers -

The idea behind pilot credits is to get feedback from project team members on the concepts we're testing so that USGBC can learn from your experience and make these credits...

Peak Demand Reduction Credit NOT Demand Response

Pilot-Credits EApc8: Demand response
posted by Debra Lombard on Aug 26, 2011, 1:15 pm

HI Everyone,

I am working on a LEED-NC v2.2 project which is small but has three technologies that reduce...

LEED and Ergonomics

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Linda Miller on Sep 22, 2011, 4:47 pm

Seeking your Input:

Does your organization have a policy pertaining to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)? This study may be for you, we are examining how ergonomics is...

Glass Piping vs Plastic (esp. PVC and CPVC)

Pilot-Credits MRpc54: Avoidance of chemicals of concern
posted by David Weimann on Oct 14, 2011, 9:54 am

Would there be an opportunity here to include glass piping materials (esp for lab buildings and healthcare facilities) as a potential strategy to reduce the use of plastics which contain know...