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Pilot-Credits INpc113: Informing Design Using Triple Bottom Line Analysis
posted by Charles Boechler on Aug 16, 2023, 3:34 pm

This is such a critical part of informing plan decisions in relation to the marketplace value or buyer acceptance. I am curious how value engineering exercise at the construction stage has...

Seed Evaluator Tool Effectiveness?

Pilot-Credits IPpc89: Social equity within the community
posted by Charles Boechler on Aug 16, 2023, 3:20 pm

Is the Seed Evaluator the best tool for measuring social equity?

A challenge for us in addressing social equity in plan development is engagement of the existing community is often not...

Relevant Trades/Contractors at Project Planning Stage

Pilot-Credits IPpc81: Green training for contractors, trades, operators and service workers
posted by Charles Boechler on Aug 16, 2023, 3:27 pm

From a contract perspective engagement of the professionals is difficulty due to the contract and level of awarenss at planning stages. We have a challenge getting certainty of the key...

Interior element reuse in different project

CI-v4 MRc2: Interiors life-cycle impact reduction
posted by on Aug 16, 2023, 1:33 pm

Our project is demolishing a wall partition which is going to be reused on a different project (not the one applying for LEED). In this case, can the first project claim points under LEED's...

Lighting Control- Recording Studio

CI-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Aug 15, 2023, 2:41 pm

I have a library project that has a recording studio in the basement.  After reviewing the lighting control drawing, the space only have an ON/OFF switch with vacancy sensor.  After checking this...


NC-v4 MRp2: Construction and demolition waste management planning
posted by Alexandra Kravel on Aug 14, 2023, 12:26 pm

We are working on a partial renovation for a college building. The different sections of the building have not been demolished yet, but the General Contractor is in the process of removing...

Patient Rooms

Pilot-Credits WEpc147: All-Gender Restrooms
posted by Vanessa Hostick on Aug 14, 2023, 12:23 pm

Does anyone have experience documenting this pilot credit on a hospital?  It's unclear if the patient room should be included or excluded from the documentation and count. Each of our patient...

Future medical office building- views methodology

CS-v4.1 EQc5: Quality Views
posted by Jeremy Shiman on Aug 14, 2023, 10:45 am

We are pursuing the Quality Views credit on a CS project that was originally going to be the shell for a tech client, but will now be the shell for a MOB. We have tentative floor plan layouts for...

PCR for Pavement Preservation

NC-v4.1 MRc2: Environmental Product Declarations
posted by Mike March on Aug 11, 2023, 12:02 am

I’m working on generating an LCA and EPD for a product I develop and am running into an unexpected hurdle - finding a PCR and Program Operator. I don't want to promote products on this forum but...

How do I calculate the total runoff, if I am required to send rainwater elsewhere?

EBOM-v4.1 SSc1: Rainwater management
posted by Rick Fox on Aug 10, 2023, 4:13 pm

I have so many questions concerning storm water management.   My company is a large warehouse.  We have 350 truck parking spots as well as 150 employee parking spots and a 525,000 square foot...