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Wall Components

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by LUCY WILLIAMS on Jun 15, 2017, 10:15 am

When reporting for the wall, ceiling category under Option 1, do all of the interior partition components need to be complaint- the gypsum board, the tape, the joint compound, the studs and the...

Last reply: Tommy Linstroth, Jan 28, 2022, 10:56 am

Baseline building: daylight controls

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 3, 2017, 8:11 am


my question is related with the need to consider (or not) daylight controls in baseline building. Table G3.1 (bullet 6) from ASHRAE 90.1-2010 states the following:

1) Proposed...

Last reply: Keith Robertson, Nov 27, 2019, 2:57 pm

LZ3 Façade lighting exemption

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Nuttanee Vongveeranonchai on May 1, 2018, 12:27 pm

Dear all, 

I have a question about SSc6 Uplight and Trespass Exemptions. 

I am working on a commercial mixed-use project located in LZ3. Our designer has proposed main façade...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Feb 5, 2020, 2:39 am

Counting diverse use categories.

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Keith Robertson on Apr 19, 2019, 9:20 am

The reference guide states that "The counted uses must represent at least three of the five categories, exclusive of the building’s primary use."

Our reviewer has interpreted that to mean...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Oct 7, 2020, 1:37 pm

All Gender Restrooms- Extent of Hygiene Product Distribution

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Summer Minchew on Apr 2, 2021, 10:56 am

The All Gender Restrooms Pilot general requirements state: "Facilities should provide means for the distribution of menstruation hygiene products." This is a little vauge, does this mean every...

Last reply: Graham Linn, Aug 7, 2023, 8:18 pm

advanced buildings doc

General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Jul 30, 2011, 2:59 am

comments Damien Boylan TMP LEEDuser Basic Member November 12, 2014- 9:46 am Hi guys, I've also been trawling through the internet to try and find the guideline and eventually came across this forum. Id...

Last reply: Erik Heck, Feb 21, 2017, 3:32 pm

How to assign credits to team members in GROUP projects

LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Robert Wichert on Aug 12, 2013, 6:03 pm

It looks like V.3 allowed assigning credits to individual team members, but USGBC/LEEDONLINE GROUP PROJECTS does not.

Am I missing something?

Last reply: Barry Giles, Sep 16, 2013, 12:58 pm

Submitting for additional Design Credits at Construction Credit Review Stage

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Philippa Cameron on Oct 15, 2017, 8:51 am

Hi. We are preparing to register a project and submit documentation for the design credits following a split review approach. However the Client has now suggested they might decide to pursue ...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 26, 2022, 11:47 am

LEED Online and Adobe Reader DC- Adobe Reader 11 is end of life

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Kerry Dixon on Nov 7, 2017, 12:00 pm

Online Status Updates forum-  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/tipsheet/leed-online-status-updates. To keep them in the loop, I will direct readers of that forum to this discussion but you might find...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Nov 4, 2021, 11:36 am

Air Speed Calc. for Letter Template

NC-2009 IEQc7.1: Thermal comfort - design
posted by Summer Gorder on Jul 8, 2010, 8:42 pm

In what context is the air speed supposed to be
evaluated and designed to? Some sort of average over the total volume of the room? At some designated point in the room?

Last reply: Cam Fitzgerald, Apr 22, 2014, 7:50 am