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LEED v5 O&M Existing Buildings Public Comments
posted by Birgitte Messerschmidt on May 7, 2024, 2:12 pm

Add the need for a fire safety review of charge points if these are within or directly adjacent to the building.

Enhanced Resilient site design

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Sustainable Sites Public Comments
posted by Birgitte Messerschmidt on May 7, 2024, 1:59 pm

I am thrilled to have wildfire part of this credit but the text provided is not very clear and also not up to date in some of its references. I suggest the following wording to make it more clear...

Energy and Atmosphere

LEED v5 O&M Existing Buildings Public Comments
posted by Birgitte Messerschmidt on May 7, 2024, 2:15 pm

Adding PV panels to an existing building can impact the fire performance of the existing roof...

Energy and Atmosphere

LEED v5 O&M Existing Buildings Public Comments
posted by Birgitte Messerschmidt on May 7, 2024, 2:18 pm

Add that if installing Battery Energy Storage systems this should be done in accordance with NFPA 855.

Transportation Survey Transit Methods- Boat/Ferry

EBOM-v4.1 LTp1: Transportation Performance
posted by Drew Yetter on May 8, 2024, 11:41 am

The transportation survey does not have boat/ferry listed as a travel method to select. For respondents that utilize a boat or ferry as part of their daily commute, how should a respondent...

LEED v5 for existing buildings

LEED v5 O&M Existing Buildings Public Comments
posted by Steve Krines on May 10, 2024, 7:42 am

After reading this it appears that cleaning, cleaners and training are being undervalued.  This should be remedied.

v5 BD&C: Project Priorities and the Triple Bottom Line

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Project Priorities and Innovation Public Comments
posted by Stephane Larocque on May 14, 2024, 9:27 am

I suggest that the current pilot credits for triple bottom line analysis i.e. "Informing Design Using Triple Bottom Line Analysis" and “Informing Design by Major Credit Category Using Triple...

Local Standards in LEED v5 / Alternative Compliance Path

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Overall and Appendix Public Comments
posted by Pall Hafstad on May 15, 2024, 5:43 am

How does the USGBC address local standards (European) within the new rating system? 

Is a new document such as "Alternative Compliance Path" as of April 2018 planned to be released?

BABA (Build America Buy America) + LEED

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Materials and Resources Public Comments
posted by Linnea Morgan on May 15, 2024, 10:46 am

How will federal funded buildings required to meet domestic content BABA requirements overlap with LEED? Has USGBC considered new compliance pathways for these projects meeting both BABA...

Green Cleaning

LEED v5 O&M Existing Buildings Public Comments
posted by Dana Perry on May 15, 2024, 3:18 pm

My name Dana Perry and my comments represent New Image Building Services, a facility service provider regarding the Proposed LEED O+M: Existing Buildings v5 draft. Specifically, our comments...