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NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Pooja Sannamani on Mar 8, 2022, 5:16 pm

For the WE pre-requisite and credit Outdoor Water Use Reduction, specifically Option 1 (No Irrigation Required), can the irrigation system installed go beyond the maximum two-...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 20, 2023, 11:09 pm

LEED v4 Heat Island Reduction- include elevator shafts and stairwell enclosures in roof calcs?

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Julie Baines on Mar 4, 2022, 6:24 pm

Hi all, I am working on a major renovation of an existing downtown campus building. The entire roof of the building is being redone with white TPO. However, the existing elevator and stair...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 20, 2023, 11:01 pm

Option 2, A

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Simon Lai on May 9, 2016, 11:47 am

In the open office, I'm providing direct/indirect fluorescent up-light, does it meet the exception of the Option 2A?

Last reply: Glenn Heinmiller, Jul 20, 2023, 5:18 pm

Waste Manangement

Warehouses-NC-v4.1 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Joseph Snider on Jul 20, 2023, 10:54 am

Working on warehouses in areas that do not have many options for recycling.  Just to be clear, can you do just the waste reduction option of <10 lbs/SF and if so, that is all you put in the...

Can ground level landscape be classified as Nonroof Measures?

NC-v4.1 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Antonio Poblete on Jul 18, 2023, 3:04 pm

Do areas with ground level landscape count towards any of the calculations? 

Also, I have area that is just ground, no landscape or hardscape is that excluded from the calculations?

MRc2 BPDO EPD Option 2 Multi Attribute Optimization

NC-v4.1 MRc2: Environmental Product Declarations
posted by Sarah Linke on Feb 24, 2021, 3:24 pm

Has anyone had success pursuing credit for the BPDO EPD Option 2 (Multi Attribute Optimization)? The companies I have had success finding documentation for are as follows: 

Owens Corning (...

Last reply: Sarah Linke, Jul 18, 2023, 1:20 pm

EQpc123- Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Sarah Linke on May 23, 2023, 10:05 am

We pursued the Pilot credit Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment on a new elementary school and were able to highlight all of the natural elements and focus on how...

Last reply: Fran Bellin, Jul 18, 2023, 10:56 am

LEED v4 Core & Shell or Warehouse & Distribution Center

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Laura Long on Jul 14, 2023, 4:10 pm

We are starting a new project that will designed as a C&S Warehouse.  The client's goal is to achieve LEED Silver with minimal cost.  We will be using EAp2, Option 2 for this project and the...

Last reply: Michelle Rosenberger, Jul 14, 2023, 4:24 pm

Non-linear primary direction of travel.

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Michelle Halle Stern on Jul 14, 2023, 12:44 pm

Our entry includes a centered revolving door with people doors on either side. The path of travel from the people doors requires people entering to change directions toward the center of the room...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 14, 2023, 12:59 pm

Low emissions point criteria

CI-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Marie Miller on May 1, 2023, 10:54 pm

Hello -

I'm working on a TI project and filling out the documentation submittals online for my first time. On the form itself, it shows that if we meet...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jul 14, 2023, 11:58 am