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Project located on reclaimed land

NC-v4 MPR1: Must be in a permanent location on existing land
posted by Nermin Hegazy on Nov 28, 2021, 1:03 am

I would like to know what is LEED's take on developing a site which is on reclaimed land.  The land for the site is not specifically claimed for the project, it has been reclaimed about 15-20...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 3, 2021, 1:57 pm

Preparing concept HVAC requirements

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Dina El-Sady on Nov 30, 2021, 9:48 am

Is it a must to start a simple box energy model for a new project to extract HVAC requirements to acheive a certain level of energy savings?

Oe is there a guide that can be used to extract...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 30, 2021, 10:06 am

Backup system using refrigerants

EBOM-v4.1 EAc1: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Khushbu Mankani on Nov 20, 2021, 6:38 am

If a building uses district cooling (CFC-free) but has a backup system (split units) using R-22 refrigerant does the project earn 1 point under Enhanced Refrigerant Management credit? ...


NC-v4.1 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by FRAN HERRERA on Nov 8, 2021, 3:17 am

Hi dear mates,

I need to add grey water usadge to Indoor water use reduction credit. According to my calculation 100 % of the WC flush water would be reused from showerhead and sinks. ...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Nov 18, 2021, 1:07 pm

Roadways materials

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Dina El-Sady on Nov 2, 2021, 11:22 am

Which would be better for this credit , a normal porous asphalt paving or a vegetated interlock ?

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Nov 3, 2021, 1:28 am

Path 1. Divert 50% and Two Material Streams (1 point)

NC-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Ayman Khulief on Apr 29, 2021, 4:40 am


I represent a Solid Waste Management company often subcontracted to divert wastes from LEED projects. I have a silly question regarding Option 1. Diversion (1–2 points)...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Oct 25, 2021, 2:04 pm

Free fresh air provided to small rooms

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Dina El-Sady on Oct 24, 2021, 7:49 am

I am working on a project with many small buildings connected to each other , some of the very small rooms may be designed with free fresh air entering through fresh air grilles not fans , is...

Last reply: Iqbal Khalilullah, Oct 25, 2021, 10:08 am

Local Food Production

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Elcin Korukluoglu on Sep 15, 2021, 2:56 pm

We're pursuing this credit along with our textile factory project at Turkey.  We submitted for our final review, I will update the forum with any lessons from the review. 

VOC Content "Zero" and still requires TVOC Emissions Compliance?

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Srinivasan M on Jul 30, 2021, 1:15 am

Hello Everyone, 

If a product VOC test certificate confirms the...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Sep 13, 2021, 8:49 pm

Energy Star Protfolio Manager

EBOM-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sarfaraj Khan on Apr 11, 2017, 7:13 am


Can international project (UAE) attempting LEED V4 O&M can used Energy Star Protfolio Manager


Last reply: Trista Brown, Sep 7, 2021, 6:08 pm