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LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Susannah Goddard on Dec 21, 2015, 6:50 am

Possibly a bit of a rookie question but...

The scorecard page has a drop down which denotes the status of the credit. I am struggling to work out the terminology in some instances- for...

Last reply: Omar Elrawy, Dec 22, 2015, 7:19 am

Overnight apartments

EBOM-2009 WEp1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by Sara Johansson on Oct 19, 2015, 9:53 am


My Project has space types office, apartments (with residents) and overnight apartments (rented by the office tenant for office guests).

I'm having a little trouble filling out...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Dec 1, 2015, 5:19 pm

Which MRT to use

NC-2009 IEQc7.1: Thermal comfort - design
posted by Jordan Kirrane on Nov 16, 2015, 11:41 am

I have the annual hourly mean radiant temperature results (from the energy model simulation). I'm wondering what MRT you have used in the past if you have all of these figures? How do...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Dec 1, 2015, 11:24 am

Manually Watering instead of Temporary Irrigation?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Francis McNulty on Nov 19, 2015, 7:17 am

Hi All,

For a water efficient landscape, with native plants and no requirements for irrigation except a temporary irrigation system for 12 or 18 months.

Can a person within the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 27, 2015, 2:24 pm

Water Use Reduction Calculator

NC-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Susannah Goddard on Nov 4, 2015, 6:10 am

I'm hoping to run by our approach to achieving WEp1 by some experienced LEED APs in the hope to reassuring myself that our approach is acceptable before submitting to USGBC at appeal. Excuse the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 27, 2015, 2:21 pm

Tricky project- NC, C&S or EBOM?

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Maria Glädt on Apr 9, 2015, 10:02 am


We have a eight storey office building that will undergo a larger Core and Shell refurbishment; windows will be changed, the building is u-shaped and the "interior courtyard will be...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 27, 2015, 1:18 pm

Very old CI 2009 registered project- can we still certify?

CI-2009 PIf1: Minimum Program Requirements
posted by Eric Thompson on Nov 12, 2015, 11:21 am


I'm helping a colleague who has a project that was registered in 2011 for LEED CI 2009 and construction completed / substantial completion in 2011. Work on LEED proceeded very slowly...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Nov 12, 2015, 3:00 pm

Is EMICODE EV1 ceetification LEED compliant?

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Meike Borchers on May 15, 2015, 7:42 am

Hi, I am working on a project in Sweden where we are using a number of different flooring adhesives. They are all certified under the GEV's EMICODE certification scheme and classified as EV1 -...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Nov 10, 2015, 8:27 am

Help with LEED assessment from USGBC?

General forums
posted by Susannah Goddard on Nov 9, 2015, 6:53 am

I am undertaking a LEED assessment on a large project in the UK. We have undergone the Design Stage Review (both preliminary and final) and have some outstanding issues to be appealed.


Last reply: Barry Giles, Nov 9, 2015, 11:48 am

Aquifer for cooling

CS-2009 EAc4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Erik Nordlund on Nov 4, 2015, 7:04 am

I have a project where the project team are planning to partly cool the building using an aquifer. It would basically work as follows: Cool water from the aquifer is pumped from one side of the...

Last reply: Scott West, Nov 4, 2015, 9:24 am