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NC-2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
posted by Jackie Kanyuk on Feb 9, 2016, 3:54 pm

We've received a successful...

Minimum Benefit to Achieve ID Credits

LEED Canada Forum
posted by Aaron Smith on Feb 8, 2016, 2:02 pm


It seems to me I read at some point in time that the CaGBC wanted to see a minimum measurable benefit for Innovative Strategies. (Note: I'm not asking about Exemplary Performance...

Last reply: Aaron Smith, Feb 8, 2016, 4:18 pm

Inconsistency between BD+C and O+M

CS-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Adam Stoker on Jan 21, 2016, 10:49 am

Despite efforts to better align the rating systems in LEED v4, there are some inconsistencies between the Enhanced Indoor Air Quality Strategies credits in BD+C and O+M. These include different...

Credit requirement language

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Ben Campbell on Jan 13, 2016, 9:18 pm

Has anyone else experienced that the pilot credit requirement language is vague in spots? Namely, the fact that 2 education sessions are required, and a follow-up survey, is not covered or...

retail definition?

ND-Plan-v4 SLLc4: Bicycle facilities
posted by Ian Scott on Jan 6, 2016, 2:41 pm

I am curious what uses "retail" would include. Have searched for a definition but can't find one. I think it covers what I think of as primarily ground-floor commercial and is distinct from...

Last reply: Eliot Allen, Jan 6, 2016, 4:16 pm

Peak discharge/flow rate

NC-2009 SSc6.1: Stormwater design - quantity control
posted by hana manai on Dec 22, 2015, 4:56 pm

Which formula do you use to calculate peak flow rate (1 and 2-year, 24hours). I am using NRCS (SCS) TR-55 Graphical Discharge Method. Is that recommanded?

Last reply: Michael DeVuono, Dec 28, 2015, 5:50 pm

Water-Related Systems Implementation Phase

CS-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Tyler Young on Dec 23, 2015, 3:50 pm

I love the introduction of this credit. I have a question regarding the implementation phase of the water-related systems. The credit requires an explanation how one on-site non-potable water...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 28, 2015, 5:34 pm

How to calculate capacity for commercial ice makers?

NC-2009 EAc4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Lindsay Austrom on Jul 16, 2015, 2:13 pm

I have a project with a commercial kitchen, so we're gathering info on all of the walk-in coolers, freezers, etc. However, I'm not sure how to document the ice maker cooling capacity since they...

Last reply: Lindsay Austrom, Dec 21, 2015, 4:47 pm

Carpet in LEED v4

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Ben Campbell on Mar 4, 2015, 10:02 pm

Is it just me, or is there not much to work with in terms of compliant carpet for Low-Emitting Materials in LEED v4? The USGBC's Third Party Certifications and Labels table inlcudes FloorScore...

Last reply: Reinhard Oppl, Dec 17, 2015, 2:30 am

Limited access for inpatient units

Healthcare-v2009 SSc9.2: Connection to the natural world - direct exterior access for patients
posted by Brian Pescod on Dec 2, 2015, 3:05 pm

We're looking at this credit as a potential Innovation in Design for a Long-Term Care BD+C project. For our project, there are 2 large courtyards as well as several balconies that can be accessed...

Last reply: Susan Walter, Dec 5, 2015, 2:14 pm