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Baseline System Selection in LEED v4

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Samer Hassanie on May 8, 2019, 6:26 am

This is in regards to Eap2 Minimum Energy Performance and Eac1 Optimized Energy Performance.

We need help with choosing the baseline system for a v4 BD+C residential project in Sweden (...

Last reply: Samer Hassanie, May 10, 2019, 3:25 pm

No Cooling Tower, has to be large building and non-residential?

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Maria Porter on Apr 24, 2019, 8:20 am


If our project(s) have No cooling tower and no district cooling, can we not take the credit based on that our buildings are too small and that they are residential (nursing homes)? Is...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Apr 26, 2019, 3:54 am

Restaurant for office emloyees only

NC-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Sandra Holmström on Feb 25, 2019, 10:05 am

The Project has a restaurant that is for office-employees only - can the transients be counted as 0 if the restaurant only will be used by employees?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 25, 2019, 10:16 am

average daily visitors

NC-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Sandra Holmström on Feb 25, 2019, 9:54 am

I would like to know how to calculate average daily visitors. Should it be 11 or 99 average Daily visitors?

Cafe (100 sqm)
Appendix 2: Default Occupancy Counts = 9 m2 per occupant (...

Hotel guests in the calculation tool

Hospitality-NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Maria Porter on Jan 29, 2019, 3:58 am


In the Indoor Water Use Reduction Calculator, would you agree that hotel guests count as residents rather than visitors with 5 usages per day instead of 0.5? Or should one enter...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Jan 31, 2019, 3:27 am

No cooling tower Swedish project

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Pia Öhrling on Dec 13, 2018, 2:05 pm

We are pursuing this pilot credit as ACP for two Swedish Projects. We Think it is fair that Projects without cooling Towers can achieve the no cooling Tower credit too, since you do not use any...

Problems with the calculator found in the resources tab in the credit library

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Maria Porter on Nov 5, 2018, 5:56 am


I have a problem using the calculator for ASHRAE that is supposed to be uploaded on LEED Online, nothing happens when I enter values. I have 100 % outdoor air system, using SI-units. I...

Last reply: Dionisio Franca, Dec 11, 2018, 1:54 am

Heat pump with refrigerant

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Maria Porter on Nov 5, 2018, 7:42 am

My project has a heat pump, Nibe F1345, and no cooling. The heat pump contains refrigerants, more than 225 g (3.4 kg each). So I should account for them in this credit, right? However,...

Last reply: David Eldridge, Nov 6, 2018, 3:53 pm

Garage under building

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Maria Porter on Aug 28, 2018, 6:38 am


Did anyone get confirmation that a garage under the building is eligible for option 2 regardless of what roofing material is on the rooftop? Like in v2009. Just for being under a...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Sep 6, 2018, 4:52 am

Nursing Home Bicycles

NC-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Maria Porter on Aug 14, 2018, 8:03 am

I’m reading through old threads below, but can’t find my answers:

  1. In v2009 the elderly people living in a nursing home were exempt from the bicycle requirements. Is that still so...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Aug 15, 2018, 3:04 am