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Outdoor ventilation rates in baseline and proposed

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sarah Leenknegt on Apr 7, 2020, 5:45 am


Our situation is the following: the outdoor ventilation rates in the proposed building are higher than required by ASHRAE 62.1. Therefore, the baseline model will have lower outdoor...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Apr 15, 2020, 1:13 pm

Conservation Organization compliance for Option 2

CS-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Kévin THIZY on Feb 2, 2017, 9:39 am


In order to satisfy Option 2 - Financial support - requirements for our project (location : near Paris, France), we selected a conservation organization regionally and nationally...

Last reply: Kévin THIZY, Apr 14, 2020, 1:38 pm

Alternative Compliance Paths

Warehouses-NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Sam Tognet on Mar 25, 2020, 6:22 am


I am working on a freight hub construction project in France. The project is composed of a 20,000 cubic meter warehouse which is naturally ventilated. 
Regarding the "Minimum...

Last reply: Alessandro Zuanon, Apr 10, 2020, 4:46 am

LEED v4.1 Renewable Energy- no contracts with a period longer than two years available

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by J Schütz on Apr 2, 2020, 10:30 am

Dear all,

Actually, German law prohibits electricity contracts with a fixed contract period longer than two years, there has to be the possibility to cancel the contract. Although, the...

Interior Paints and Coatings

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Reinhard Oppl on Dec 16, 2015, 8:51 am

Who can help to clarify? I am in a discussion with consultants who state that for paints and coatings, wet-applied on-site on walls, floors and ceilings, the...

Last reply: Oliver Bate, Mar 30, 2020, 6:07 am

Automatic Receptacle Control

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Jan Hesse on Aug 7, 2015, 6:36 am

ASHRAE 90.1-2010 8.4.2 states, that 50% of all 125 volt 15- and 20-Ampere receptacle outlets in private offcies, open offices and computer classrooms shall be automatically switched off when the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 25, 2020, 11:58 am

Freight hub

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Sam Tognet on Mar 25, 2020, 6:16 am


The project consists in a freight hub located in France. It is composed of a 2000 square meter warehouse, a side of which being dedicated to a part composed of a dozen office rooms...

Reduced parking Footprint

NC-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Maria sAra Di maggio on May 7, 2019, 6:32 am


Are on-street car parking spots belonging to the project owner counted towards the final car parking capacity in LEED Version V4.1?

Last reply: Rodolfo Loro, Jr., Mar 18, 2020, 8:24 am

Satisfaction of the authority

NC-v4 LTc3: High priority site
posted by Florian Schmidtchen on Jun 2, 2017, 8:21 am

Dear all,
can anyone explain "satisfaction of the authority"?
Under German law the property owner is obligated to remediate all contaminations. At the end of the soil remediation...

Last reply: Luis Huertas, Mar 12, 2020, 12:28 pm

Bike parking in the basement

CS-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Guillaume Rose on Feb 28, 2020, 5:15 am


Could you tell me if it is possible to have bicycle parking in the 2nd basement with an elevator dedicated to bikes?
Note that there will also be a bicycle parking on the...

Last reply: Marilyn Specht, Mar 10, 2020, 11:30 am