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Future spaces for expansion vs date of certification

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Víctor Ramírez Orozco on Jun 7, 2018, 11:26 am

we are designing a school project with 14 classrooms and 5 more classrooms planned for future expansión of the school. Those 5 classrooms will not have anything but the walls, windows, and doors...

projects without HVAC.

Schools-NC-v4 EQp3: Minimum acoustic performance
posted by Víctor Ramírez Orozco on May 24, 2018, 6:42 pm


In a school that only depends on natural ventilation, due to its good climate, there is no HVAC equipment. Can we say that the "Background Noise" part of the credit was already...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 25, 2018, 9:47 am

photocatalytic air cleaning surfaces

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Henrik Sarfelt on May 8, 2018, 10:25 am

Calie Gihl Design Engineer LEEDuser Expert 18 thumbs up May 8, 2018- 11:18 pm Hi Henrik, I just took a quick search and did not find any, but you should keep an eye on the innovation library (https://www.usgbc.org/credits/new-construction/v4/innovation-catalog) and see if anything comes up. Emily Reese in this post suggests how to create a new Innovation credit if this does not already exist:  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/aerobic-digester-leed-credit Log in or register to post comments Adam Sagedahl LEEDuser Basic Member May 23, 2018- 10:30 am I found this article here referring to LEED points for photocatalysis. I wonder, is it possible...

Last reply: Adam Sagedahl, May 23, 2018, 10:30 am

General Emission Evaluation and VOC Content for signage

CI-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Gabriela Mena on May 15, 2018, 5:52 pm

We are documenting a LEED/WELL project and we want to know if we must include the certification for the signage (branding, emergency exit, etc.) because we do not know in which category it should...

Last reply: Paula Melton, May 21, 2018, 3:30 pm

FAR Calculation

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Gabriela Mena on May 9, 2018, 5:34 pm


We are calculating the surrounding...

Last reply: Gabriela Mena , May 15, 2018, 5:57 pm

Is Sales/Tenant agreement mandatory to comply this credit?

CS-v4 EQc5: Quality Views
posted by Mauricio Ramirez on May 8, 2018, 11:44 am


In Core-and-Shell projects, where the fit-out is not part of the scope of the developer, we can't be sure about the final layout. We develop a feasible interior layout as is...

Last reply: Mauricio Ramirez, May 10, 2018, 12:15 am

Compliant laboratory and medical equipment

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by LEED Pro Consultant on May 2, 2018, 2:19 pm

For equipment such as steam sterilizer and sterile process washer, the requirement mentions liters/DIN tray, does the tray has to be any specific measure?

Weekend trips frequency

NC-v4 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Lourdes Salinas on Jun 7, 2016, 5:25 pm

Hello, I have a question related with the approach that can be followed in order to pursue the credit of LT Access to Quality Transportation. Is it possible to follow the same approach (as an...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 25, 2018, 2:16 pm

EA P2 Window to wall ratio

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gabriela Mena on Apr 11, 2018, 7:11 pm


I am modelling a CS building, the facade for the core (stairs, restroom, elevators, and all  non conditioned area) is 100% wall am I allowed to model it as non conditioned area but...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 11, 2018, 7:48 pm

Residential Lighting

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Jorge Lopez de Obeso on Apr 5, 2018, 7:18 pm

Hi Marcus, it seems that this is a real issue in this forum and I ended up more confused.

Help me get this thing right

First, lets clarify some basic concepts:

According to...

Last reply: Jorge Lopez de Obeso, Apr 6, 2018, 1:38 pm