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Comprehensive Composting

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Alma Evans on Feb 19, 2021, 8:34 pm

Hi there, I registered the project I worked on in Austin, TX - Govalle Elementary School for the comprehensive composting pilot innovation point and I want to thank AISD for providing the...

Residential or New Construction rating system?

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Barbora Cicvárková on Feb 22, 2021, 8:37 am


please, could someone explain the difference between the "Residential: Multifamily" rating system and the "BD+C New Construction" rating system? Why should somebody choose one or the...

Advanced Energy Metering, Opt.2- Data Must Be Remotely Accessible

CI-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Graeme Smith on Feb 18, 2021, 9:08 pm

We under that... "The data must be remotely accessible"... but how does USGBC define remote accessibility?

For example, if the power meter installed on level 1 transmits data to a central...

Last reply: Graeme Smith, Feb 22, 2021, 4:55 am

Office and residential buildings on a campus site- campus credits

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Barbora Cicvárková on Feb 22, 2021, 4:51 am


we have building that is connected with underground parkning and has 5 single sections above ground (section A - E). Three of them are offices and two of them are residential. The...

Reused element in either structure or enclosure

NC-v4.1 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Maria Porter on Feb 22, 2021, 3:45 am

Option 2, path 4 – LCA. “….and incorporate...

Pilot Credits: Safety First- Cleaning and Disinfecting; Re-enter Your Workplace

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Bethany Beers on Feb 21, 2021, 12:27 pm

We interpreted the intent of these two COVID-related pilot credits to be: provide a safe working environment during construction. For this project, there is greater risk of COVID-19 transmission...

Base building versus tenant metering

CS-v4 EAp3: Building-level energy metering
posted by Jens Apel on Jul 18, 2017, 8:52 am

Maybe I am overly cautious, but I would like to clarify the following. The Ref.Guide states "...

Last reply: Kristina Kouyoumdjian, Feb 19, 2021, 10:35 am

Carpool Hours

NC-2009 SSc4.4: Alternative transportation - parking capacity
posted by Sadie Martin on Sep 13, 2015, 6:27 pm

Hi, has anyone has success with noting the carpool stalls are only used during certain hours of the day (like during typical office hours)? We have a large garage that is being used by several...

Last reply: Douglas Flandro, Feb 19, 2021, 10:04 am

Default contract length for renewable energy procurement

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by Bryna Dunn on Feb 5, 2021, 1:37 pm

Under the definitions of Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3, there is a statement that reads: "The default contract length for...

Last reply: Hashir Usman, Feb 19, 2021, 9:39 am

RPT Section 470 (Green Building LEED Improvement Exemption)

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Ray Capone on Feb 19, 2021, 9:15 am


I was wondering if anyone had experience with RPT Section 470 (Green Building LEED Improvement Exemption) (https://www....