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NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Oct 13, 2022, 11:30 am

So the contractor is providing submittals for paint materials, they state in their copy of the BPDO calculator that the products comply with Option 1 since the products have Manufacturer Declared...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Oct 14, 2022, 4:29 pm

Building Interiors Life Cycle Assessment- Reuse and/or Salvage Materials

CI-v4.1 MRc2: Interiors life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Amanda Cunningham on Oct 14, 2022, 8:10 am

We are considering pursuing option 3 Building Interiors Life Cycle Assessment. Has anyone pursued this option and included "building...

PIf3- Space Usage "Calculator"- where to download

NC-2009 PIf3: Occupant and Usage Data
posted by Timothy Schmitt on Mar 7, 2016, 5:00 pm

Maybe a stupid question, but the v6 form under 2009 no longer has the table to fill in the space usage and instead says to upload the 'space usage calculator' available for download from the...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Oct 11, 2022, 7:01 pm

Non-predominant condition on multifamily building

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nicolas Martinez Ochoa on Oct 4, 2022, 4:05 pm

Hello everyone,

We have worked on several residential projects, but we want to bring back a question that has some contradicting (and confusing) answers trying to get an updated solid...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 7, 2022, 5:15 pm

Rubber Playground Surfacing and Decomposed Granite

Schools-EBOM-v4.1 SSc2: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Camila Luong on Sep 1, 2022, 6:23 pm

Hi! During construction our client has added a playground area and changed a small ampitheater from grass to DG. From everything I have seen, both of these items are considered hardscape based on...

Last reply: Priscillia Champagne, Oct 5, 2022, 1:13 pm

Enhanced Refrigerant Credit

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Marco Burgos on Mar 2, 2022, 1:12 pm

We have a project served by a District Energy Plant.  The project has three Dx Mini split systems that are specified as standby systems and would only come on in case the chilled water plant is...

Last reply: David Hubka, Sep 27, 2022, 5:40 pm

monoculture farmland has no biodiversity

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Martha Norbeck on Jun 27, 2017, 3:43 pm

Monoculture cropland is not green space. Biodiversity is actively squashed.

The intent of this credit is to: "to conserve existing natural areas and restore damaged areas to provide...

Last reply: Maureen Drullard, Sep 26, 2022, 3:30 pm

Commercial refrigeration systems but not a store

EBOM-v4.1 EAc1: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Summer Minchew on Jun 3, 2022, 11:37 am

I have an O+M project considering Option 2. The reference guide states that Retail projects must meet Option 1 or 2 for all HVAC systems and stores with commercial refrigeration systems must...

Last reply: Eugenijus Sapel, Sep 23, 2022, 6:21 am

Is Pilot Credit SSpc55 still available for LEED v4 projects?

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Lawrence Rennell on Sep 22, 2022, 5:23 pm

I am not able to locate the registration page for this credit on USGBC.ORG. (Page not found)

Last reply: emily reese moody, Sep 22, 2022, 6:58 pm

Urinals, All gender restrooms, and percentage calculations

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Kristian Kicinski on Aug 2, 2021, 8:59 pm

We are working on design for a high school taking an all-gender approach to toileting. Each all-gender restroom has 10 private stalls with communal lavatories. The project is considering making...

Last reply: Kristian Kicinski, Sep 22, 2022, 3:46 pm