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Initial Water Storage

NC-v4 SSc1: Site assessment
posted by JIm Rozema on Aug 24, 2018, 11:38 am

Can you provide the definition of the Estimated TR-55 Initial Water Storage? This term is not defined in TR-55.

Last reply: Kristen Fritsch, Feb 16, 2023, 7:59 pm

Street Light BUG Rating

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Danielle Waters on Feb 13, 2023, 2:22 pm

If Street Lights on the public sidewalk adjacent to public streets are within project scope and LEED Boundary, are they required to comply with BUG Rating? What if fixtures are required by city...

Last reply: Danielle Waters, Feb 14, 2023, 4:15 pm


NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Charles Hall on Feb 13, 2018, 5:11 pm

I am a little unsure about how to generate hydrozone areas. For instance, with a...

Last reply: Julio Fernandez Amodia, Feb 14, 2023, 11:02 am

Biophilic design plan

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Priscillia Champagne on Jun 2, 2022, 8:16 am

I understand that the final result must be that the project implements five distinct design strategies. What is more difficult to grasp is how the "Design with nature documentation template"...

Last reply: Adriana Hansen, Feb 13, 2023, 4:44 pm

Modeling District Energy via Option 1 path2 full DES

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by elvin ruya on Feb 13, 2023, 3:36 pm


For a campus project, we would like to go with option 1 path2 full...

Acoustic Performance Credit for Residences

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Andrew Parise on May 9, 2018, 5:21 pm

Two aspects of this credit seem to make it not achievable for new residential buildings -...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Feb 9, 2023, 4:20 pm

Rubber Playground Surfacing and Decomposed Granite

Schools-EBOM-v4.1 SSc2: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Camila Luong on Sep 1, 2022, 6:23 pm

Hi! During construction our client has added a playground area and changed a small ampitheater from grass to DG. From everything I have seen, both of these items are considered hardscape based on...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 9, 2023, 12:57 am

Total Roof Area vs. Total Applicable Roof Area

CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by James Jin on Nov 16, 2022, 10:18 am

Hi all,

I'm a little confused about which "Roof Area" to use in the equation for this credit. In the credit requirements, the right side of the equation is Total Site Paving Area + Total...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 9, 2023, 12:39 am

Future open space preservation- Campus project

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Andy Rhoades on Jan 17, 2023, 1:46 pm

My question is regarding a multi-phased campus project. Are we able to count future planned open space towards the credit threshold, and if so, what documentation would this require (i.e. plans,...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 9, 2023, 12:29 am

PC MRpc87 Feedback

Pilot-Credits MRpc87: Verified Construction & Demolition Recycling Rates
posted by Dan Ackerstein on Sep 8, 2022, 3:45 am

Feedback from the architecture firm and general contractors re: PC implementation in Southern California

  • The LEED credit language was straightforward and intuitive. The difficult...

Last reply: Hallie Bowers, Feb 8, 2023, 6:04 pm