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Social Equity Assessment: Would be good to reference the Building EJ Toolkit as a resource for the social

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Integrative Process, Planning, And Assessments Public Comments
posted by simon fowell on May 17, 2024, 2:52 pm

I would recommend referencing the Building EJ Tool (https://www.ejtoolkit.com/) in this credit as a tool for project teams to more-easily complete the...

Regional Materials

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Materials and Resources Public Comments
posted by Sarah B Gregg on May 17, 2024, 1:57 pm

Consider adding an option to reward the use of locally sourced materials. I understand previous variations of this type of credit have been quite difficult to achieve since most building...

LEED and complex factors BPF, PI, PIt, BBUEC, BBREC- Could be more accessible for everyone.

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Energy and Atmosphere Public Comments
posted by Alex Edwards on May 17, 2024, 1:31 pm

At the upcoming SimBuild event, an intriguing presentation awaits: ‘I’m speaking at the #SimBuild 2024 Conference in Denver, discussing ASHRAE 90.1’s Building Performance Factors. I hope to...

What consultants are included in a design contract?

Pilot-Credits IPpc90: Social equity within the operations and maintenance staff
posted by Rebecca Holt on May 17, 2024, 12:27 pm

Can anyone confirm what consultants should be included in the design contract? In a typical prime consultant contract, there are subconsulting disciplines which we assume would be part of the...

Operational Carbon Projection and Decarbonization Plan + Elecrification

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Energy and Atmosphere Public Comments
posted by Emily Purcell on Apr 26, 2024, 2:53 pm

How do projects on combustion-fueled district energy systems approach this prereq & credit? 

Many campus projects with a central plant are now being designed to use no fossil fuel on...

Last reply: Riley McKillop, May 17, 2024, 11:08 am

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: CSC and structural building products

LEED v5 BD+C/ID+C: Materials and Resources Public Comments
posted by Carsten Rieck on May 17, 2024, 10:40 am

The certification according to the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) should be considered in version 5. CSC aims to promote responsible sourcing and production of concrete, cement and...

Water Efficiency (WE) – Public Comment Draft, Page 17

LEED v5 O&M Existing Buildings Public Comments
posted by Diane Bauer on May 16, 2024, 7:45 pm

From an operations perspective, we believe the Water, Energy, Waste and IEQ credit categories should have a more balanced point allocation. With increasing concerns over access to fresh water,...

Point distribution in Innovation credit

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Ahmed Abdul Rahman on May 17, 2024, 7:11 am

Hallo All,

I have a question about INc1.

As per LEED, to achieve maximum 5 points, a project team must achieve at least one pilot credit, at least one innovation credit and no more...

Last reply: Denise Bevilaqua, May 17, 2024, 8:28 am

v5 O&M: Decarbonization and Efficiency Plans

LEED v5 O&M Existing Buildings Public Comments
posted by Stephane Larocque on May 14, 2024, 9:13 am

Firstly, I’d like to say that I’m very glad to finally see decarbonization planning explicitly addressed within the LEED framework, it feels like a long time coming and absolutely necessary to...

Last reply: Katelyn Lawson, May 17, 2024, 12:24 am

Receptacles in multifamily midrise building

Pilot-Credits SSpc129: Comprehensive Composting
posted by Emma McKay on May 16, 2024, 2:14 pm

Hi all,

I have a project that is pursuing this pilot credit, as it aligns with city requirements for separate collection for organic waste. The building is 15 stories, and corridors are...