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NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Hagen Bork on Jun 3, 2019, 7:41 am

Can you define what "heat rejection" is? I'm not exactly sure which energy counts towards "heat rejection".

Is it the amount of energy that the cooling unit needs to eject the heat...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 3, 2019, 4:48 pm

Permanently installed drip irrigation system

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Andreas Hintz on Feb 22, 2019, 9:01 am

In accordance with the requirements of this credit, the project team has developed and will implement a water-efficient landscape stategy. The project is aiming for Option 2, No...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 22, 2019, 10:03 am

LEED CS 2009 SSc4.3- Option 1 Preferred Parking

CS-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Nicole Isk on Feb 8, 2019, 9:42 am

Dear all,

our LEED v3 Core & Shell project is  a mixed use project with retail and hotel part. The building is a part of a bigger shopping mall and business complex. The parking garage...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Feb 8, 2019, 10:48 am

Detaining the rainwater runoff-an accepted solution?

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Florian Schmidtchen on Dec 8, 2016, 6:13 am

Dear all,
In our project we are planning to follow option 1 path 2. Therefor we provide underground-trench systems and a technical ditch on our project site, which gets inserted creatively...

Last reply: Nash Emrich, Jan 15, 2019, 10:07 am

final fit-out on tenants request-> designing provisions for negative pressure difficult

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Mark Kumar Bose on Jun 3, 2018, 6:12 pm


how do deal with the fact that often the final office floor plans will be fixed later on tenant request so that the technical provisions (negative pressure, etc.) for copy rooms can...

Last reply: Mark Kumar Bose, Jan 14, 2019, 2:56 pm

Is it possible to earn the credit with a parking garage in the underground floors?

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Benjamin Weise on Nov 29, 2018, 3:12 am

Hello! I am new to the topic and wondering if the project I am working on can achieve this credit. The project (new construction office building) is located in Berlin and does only provide garage...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Dec 6, 2018, 9:29 am

Not complying with Smoking ban

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Wioletta Simlat on Nov 26, 2018, 9:09 am

Hi all,

I have a question that consider already certified buildings that do not comply with the ETS credit. As it is one of the K/O credits, if a building do not comply with it, is it...

Last reply: Dustin Norton, Nov 26, 2018, 10:37 am

risk to damage the existing waste water pipes because of the low-flow faucet

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Qian Tang on Nov 19, 2018, 7:37 am

Dear LEED-experten,

has anyone experience about the low-flow lavatory faucet on the restroom washbasin in Europe? Actually the LEED-baseline has a much lower value (2 l/min) than...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 19, 2018, 5:02 pm

Alternative Compliance Path to achieve Acoustic Credit

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Wioletta Simlat on Mar 4, 2015, 5:24 am

Do you know if there is alternative path to achieve EQ Credit 9 outside the US? I'm working with a Project in Germany and we have a probem with Sound Transmission. German Standards does not use...

Last reply: Lise Dannesboe, Nov 13, 2018, 6:10 am

Is a plasterboard a inherently nonemitting source?

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by J Schütz on Oct 29, 2018, 9:46 am

Dear all,

does a plasterboard panel count as a inherently nonemitting source, even so it is wraped in paper?

Best regards and thank you

Last reply: Paula Melton, Nov 5, 2018, 12:27 pm