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Water Restoration Credits- Asia

Pilot-Credits WEpc110: Water Restoration Certificates®
posted by Emily Tan on Mar 28, 2019, 10:37 am

I purchased water restoration certificates for an ID+C v4 project through BEF.

I see from BEF's website that the water restoration projects are all in the USA and was wondering if there...

Pilot Credit EApc95- LEED v2010 MF Midrise

Pilot-Credits EApc95: Alternative Energy Performance Metric
posted by Thomas Chase on May 14, 2019, 10:22 am

We have an MF Midrise project located in Boston, with all-electric VRF systems as a result of advocacy by the City of Boston to electrify buildings.  With low natural gas cost per...

Use of water features to improve soundscape of areas affected by undesirable noise

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Richard Manning on Jun 3, 2019, 1:16 pm

Can anyone direct us to resources or research that demonstrates the masking effects of water features (for example fountains, rain chains, or even recordings of water sounds) to help cancel out...

How to calculate 5% of the site’s vegetated area (excluding preserved or restored habitat area)?

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Adriana Hansen on Jul 5, 2019, 9:45 am

Hi everyone, as my team was studying the Local food production requirements, there was a doubt about how to address to the BD+C area requirement below:

  • At least 5% of the...

LEED ND v4 Pilot Credit Integrative Process- Participation in the Forum

Pilot-Credits IPpc101: Integrative process
posted by Charlotte Bodnar on Jul 15, 2019, 10:47 am

As part of the requirements for this pilot credit, we are noting our participation in the Forum for a project located in Montreal that aims the LEED ND v4 certification.

A list of team...

Prevention through Design- a Challenge for projects in Europe

Pilot-Credits IPpc93: Prevention through design
posted by Tobias Hutter on Jul 31, 2019, 4:45 am

Hello, we are trying to get this credit done for Projects over here in Europe, but it is very though for us to provide to the USGBC the reuired evidence because our Approach in Germany / Austria...

Exterior Lighting- Confirm only one option for compliance

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by RDK E&S on Aug 1, 2019, 7:25 pm

Hello all, 

This should be an easy one but the LEED requirements aren't clear to me on this. The following USGBC page doesn't distinguish (or label) option 1 vs. option 2: ...

Option 4 for the Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment for 3 Credits using ATHENA.

Pilot-Credits MRpc63: Whole building life cycle assessment
posted by RICHARD ABRAHAMS on Sep 16, 2019, 3:50 pm

Option 4 requires calculating impacts for both the Baseline Building and the Proposed Building in the following 6 categories:


Is anyone providing ergonomic keyboard and mouse?

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Anthony Stark on Oct 9, 2019, 5:54 pm

Our approach is to provide sit stand desks, adjustable chairs and adjustable monitor arms.  We are not providing ergonomic computer input devices such as mouse and keyboard unless medically...

Biophilia and Renovations

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Vanessa Hostick on Oct 25, 2019, 1:02 pm

Are there any metrics available based on case studies for the pilot credit or related WELL criteria that venues or spaces which renovate using the biophilia concepts rent quicker or have a...