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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...

Pharmaceutic Industry Aplication

EBOM-v4 EAc4: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Gustavo Fialho Pinto on May 7, 2019, 9:26 am

According to (Capparella, 2013) the average values ​​of pharmaceutical industry energy spending can be estimated at 4391...

Last reply: Trista Brown, May 16, 2019, 8:12 pm

Calculator table

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Gracielli Monteiro on May 2, 2019, 10:02 am

we used combined...

Grass only landscaping

CS-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Marina Andrade on Apr 26, 2019, 10:49 am


My team is currently working on a project and we are not sure we meet the criteria for option 1 (no irrigation required) in both WEp1 and WEc1 - Outdoor Water Use Reduction.


Renewable energy certificate

NC-v4 EAc7: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by CT G on Apr 17, 2018, 6:38 pm

I'm working on a project located in Brazil.

The client already buys energy from a company with Renawable energy certification, which is appliable for this credit according to LEED ACP for...

Last reply: Olga Yuil, Mar 19, 2019, 6:06 pm

CIBSE AM10 Flow Chart (Figure 2.8)

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Vitor Tosetto on Jun 26, 2015, 3:14 pm


I'm developing a small project LEED v4. We don't want to use HVAC system, just natural ventilation.

But I am with big difficults to understand how I can provide a documantion...

Last reply: Dionisio Franca, Oct 29, 2018, 8:40 pm

EKOenergy labeled I-RECs

Retail-CI-v4 EAc6: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Raissa Petri on Aug 29, 2018, 10:38 am


May I use EKOenergy instead of I-RECs for this credit?

Or EKOenergy labeled I-RECs instead of "...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 7, 2018, 12:07 pm

Energy Star Equivalent

Retail-CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Luiza Junqueira on Aug 23, 2018, 3:24 pm


How do I find out if my local energy label (Selo Procel) is equivalent to energy star?

I Know that in v.3 LEED used to accept our label, but I don't know if its the same for...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 24, 2018, 1:44 pm

Regular Building Occupant

Discuss the LEED Dynamic Plaque and Arc
posted by Luiza Junqueira on Aug 23, 2018, 8:30 pm

How do I find out the regular building occupant on a multi tenant building for ARC?

renewing the certification

Retail-CI-v4 EAc6: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Raissa Petri on Aug 3, 2018, 6:39 pm

Regarding the following:

"Engage in a contract for qualified resources that have come online since January 1, 2005, for a minimum of five years, to be delivered at least annually. The...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 6, 2018, 9:18 am