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EP Threshold for LEED-HC

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Paul Diaz on Apr 17, 2014, 4:21 pm

The reference guide does not provide an EP threshold for this credit under the LEED-HC system. Does anyone know if an EP point is available at 70% or 100%?

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 19, 2014, 2:58 pm

Two-year contracts

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Kath Williams on Feb 2, 2013, 12:08 pm

Seems like this question must have been asked before but I can't find the answer. Can Green Power credit be earned if the owner (a government entity) is restricted from contracting more than one...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 13, 2014, 12:07 pm


NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Jean Marais on Apr 8, 2014, 10:42 am

Are there any catches to proving that the RECs that we buy are used only on a specific LEED project? Should I ask the seller to specify the facility's name or something on the...

Last reply: Jean Marais, Apr 8, 2014, 11:35 am

New York State Green Energy...

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Rick Alfandre on Apr 1, 2014, 9:43 am

New York's Renewable Portfolio Standard states that as of 2013, 23% of the State's electricity came from...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 1, 2014, 12:15 pm

Calculating Green Power

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Marina Horchin on Jul 20, 2012, 11:47 am

I want to figure out the default number to use to calculate how much...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 20, 2014, 7:23 pm

3 phase project- when do I need to procure Green Power?

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Ted Vanderlinden on Mar 29, 2011, 6:24 pm

We've evaluated energy consumption during design phase and are working with the owner to determine who we will be purchase credits from. Question is really timing. When does contract need to be...

Last reply: Hernando Miranda, Dec 10, 2013, 12:04 pm

Purchasing Green Power for Client's Entire Operation

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Alicia Freire on Oct 25, 2013, 10:59 am

Tristan Roberts Representative Vermont House of Representatives LEEDuser Expert 11474 thumbs up October 25, 2013- 11:07 am Alicia, you will need to demonstrate that the green power you purchased is equivalent to Green-e certified power, by showing that it is certified to an equivalent standard. (Taking the effort to do this is not common.) There is more guidance on this above, and in earlier conversations on this forum. Log in or register to post comments Marcus Sheffer LEED Fellow 7group / Energy Opportunities LEEDuser Expert 5867 thumbs up October 25, 2013- 11:17 am Equivalency includes...

Last reply: Alicia Freire, Dec 3, 2013, 7:13 am

EAc6 Implementation

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Cassandra Kail on Jan 8, 2013, 6:34 pm

Does the project need to purchase Green Power from its power provider (it is provided), or is there the option of purchasing RECs on the open market from other providers (given that costs may be...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 25, 2013, 12:39 pm

Client has existing Green Power contract

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Sarah Corbitt on Aug 19, 2010, 5:16 pm

Our project owner has an existing Green Power contract for other power needs on its campus. Does the owner need an entirely new GP contract, or can she simply up the existing contract for the new...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 21, 2013, 12:15 pm

Warning for net-zero projects.

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Hernando Miranda on Aug 26, 2013, 9:17 pm


Last reply: Hernando Miranda, Aug 27, 2013, 8:38 pm