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Cooling tower cycles calculation

CS-v4.1 WEc3: Optimize Process Water Use
posted by Julio Fernandez Amodia on May 23, 2023, 8:17 am

Hi to all,

I am currently calculating the maximum number of cycles so to estimate the number of points achieved. I am a bit confused regarding this calculation since not many explanations...

Pilot Credit: Carbon sequestration through on site planting

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Emily Purcell on Mar 7, 2023, 11:43 am

I have calculated this credit for a few projects and am sharing my comments:

- Overall the calculator is easy to use. On urban projects with limited landscaping area, it can be challenging...

Last reply: Sarah Linke, May 22, 2023, 4:36 pm

Inconsistent ITE Referenced Documentation, Which to use??

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Brian Salazar on May 9, 2023, 10:25 am

Hello! The LEED Credit web site lists the hardly legible ITE parking ratios table 3rd Edition as a resource for determining baseline ratios.  This site lists a different table , 5th Edition, with...

Last reply: Edgar Arevalo, May 22, 2023, 2:47 pm

IP Worksheet- Very confusing language

NC-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Maria Grimm on Jan 23, 2019, 2:55 pm

I'm working on a project where we completed a very thorough IP analysis during concept design. I am finding now, however, that filling out the IP worksheet is extremely painful due to very...

Last reply: , May 22, 2023, 2:20 pm

Using ARC transportation survey results for LEED v4?

EBOM-v4 LTc1: Alternative Transportation
posted by on May 22, 2023, 9:26 am

Hi All, as in the topic, do you Guys think we can use the Arc tool and the survey link it generates, to verify how people commute to/from the building? I know the scope form the v4 and v4.1...

If a parcel crosses the 1/4 mile radius, does it count?

CS-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Armond Dai on May 19, 2023, 5:04 pm

On the map I ploted a 1/4 mile radius from the project boundary. There are lot of parcels of buildable land that are partially within the radius and partially outside the radius. Do I include...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, May 22, 2023, 11:22 am

WaterSense no longer applicable to sensor-equipped lavatory faucets?

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Brian Salazar on May 17, 2023, 6:06 pm

Hi all - So, this one has snuck up on me.  Working on several commercial/office projects now; helping to specify restroom fixtures. It seems that the EPA WaterSense certification has changed to...

Last reply: Brian Salazar, May 22, 2023, 8:59 am

Ablution Unit

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Osman Faroq on May 22, 2023, 1:10 am

Hi LEED Users, 

In our project we have an ablution unit (used for Muslim prayers to wash hands and feet). How these fixtures are included in the water usage calculation.

Regards, ...

Last reply: Osman Faroq, May 22, 2023, 8:53 am

Open space- overhead vegetable canopy

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Agnieszka Świetlik on May 19, 2023, 4:24 am


Could you please help me to understand what "overhead vegetable canopy" means?

Is it the area under the green tunel with ivy or simillar plants?

Or maybe a pavement under...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, May 21, 2023, 8:53 pm

Does a product containing 0 g/L VOC still need emissions testing?

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Gretchen Krumm on May 16, 2023, 9:36 am

Does a product containing 0 g/L...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, May 21, 2023, 8:51 pm