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LEED v4 EBOM- Commissioning

EBOM-v4 EAc2: Existing Building Commissioning—Implementation
posted by Aber Alvi on Mar 22, 2018, 1:04 am

A project for which level 2 energy audit had been carried out and implemented more than a year ago, can that energy audit report and the measurement and verification results from the last one...

Last reply: Trista Brown, May 24, 2018, 8:26 pm

Hoarding dimensions

NC-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Ahmed Labeeb on Mar 5, 2018, 8:07 am

Dear All,

Is there any LEED requirement regarding the hoarding dimensions ( distance from ground to the bottom of the panel)?

As the Site Engineer is asking us (Consultant), I did...

Last reply: Trista Brown, May 16, 2018, 9:52 pm

Volume to Weight Conversion factors

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Yohaan Cama on Mar 27, 2018, 10:11 am

RETIRED LEEDuser Expert 622 thumbs up March 27, 2018- 11:27 am Yohaan- The LEED 2009 Reference Guide contains a solid waste conversion factor table.  See this discussed at https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/documenting-diversion-quantities, https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/volume-weight-conversions, and https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/weigh-or-not-weigh. As a LEEDuser Basic Member, I don't think you can access the FAQs for this credit-  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/credit/NC-2009/MRc2#tab-faq where this is discussed also. Log in or register to post comments Yohaan Cama LEEDuser Basic Member March 29, 2018-...

Last reply: Yohaan Cama, Mar 29, 2018, 3:03 am

CI Office v2009- Water Cooled Chiller in Base Case & DCP in Proposed Case

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by SSN Energy Model on Feb 26, 2018, 7:02 am

Hi All,


I am doing Energy Model for LEED CI Project under V3 2009 Rating System. The project is G+10 typical floors. Our tenant’s office is located at 9th Floor. Tenant’s...

Last reply: SSN Energy Model, Mar 8, 2018, 4:26 am

Occupancy Density and Fresh Air Calculation

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ahmed Labeeb on Feb 7, 2018, 10:14 am


Per LEED Reference Guide, the fresh air for baseline must follow ASHRAE 62.1 - 2010. My Client is asking to use different occupancy...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 9, 2018, 1:21 pm

100% Previously Developed Site with National trees

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ahmed Labeeb on Jan 31, 2018, 1:24 am

We are working on a project located in Dubai, UAE. The total site area was previously developed by an old owner. However, the old owner planted more than 10 Ghaf trees on site 30 years ago (Now...

Last reply: Ahmed Labeeb, Feb 1, 2018, 12:55 am

Dedicated Smoking area for Group Building with distance less than 25 ft

NC-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Ashraf Ali Khan Khan on Jan 4, 2018, 8:54 am

We are currently working on NC V4 Group buildings. Project is G+2 with total of 100 buildings and distance between the buildings are less than 25 feet. I am finding difficult to locate dedicated...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jan 5, 2018, 11:16 am

Meeting ASHRAE 90.1 COP Requirement in Proposed Case Energy Simulation

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sasha Peters on Dec 26, 2017, 4:11 am

We recently received a comment from USGBC LEED that we have to meet ASHRAE 90.1 COP requirement in proposed case energy simulation as well. However, we got approval for several projects in past...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 26, 2017, 1:11 pm

EER Clarification for Typical Floors

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by SSN Energy Model on Dec 17, 2017, 1:21 am


I am doing Energy Model for Office building which is targeted for LEED Gold. The conditioned area is 1.2 lakhs & 5 Typical Floors (G+4). Hence, the baseline system would be System...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 18, 2017, 10:35 am

LEED ND Plan- Is it a permanent certification

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Mahesh M on Dec 7, 2015, 4:12 am

We are prospecting a development in the middle-east for LEED ND certification under V4. The project is currently in the planning phase and therefore we propose to apply for the "LEED ND Plan"...

Last reply: Eliot Allen, Nov 30, 2017, 2:19 pm