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v2009: Design Submittal doubts

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Victoria Rios Esteve on May 10, 2022, 7:17 am

Hi everyone! We have a project which is registered to be certified with v2009. We haven't done Preliminary Design Submittal yet and we are aware of v2009 sunset on June 30.

We have 2 main...

The number of water meters required

CS-v4 WEc4: Water metering
posted by Erkki Seinre on Jul 4, 2019, 4:32 am

How detailed does the sub-metering have to be to account for 'at least 80% metered subsystem'?

If a building has only indoor plumbing fixtures (WC, taps, showers) and landscape irrigation...

Last reply: Dina El-Sady, May 10, 2022, 7:16 am

LEED v4.1 Views definition of Nature

NC-v4.1 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Margaret Montgomery on May 9, 2022, 6:11 pm

In this reconfiguration of the credit, it's a bit ambiguous in its requirement for nature, urban landmarks or art. Is it reasonable to assume that "nature" includes the category previously called...

Safety-first measure duration and recurrence of survey application

Pilot-Credits INpc136: Safety First: Re-Enter Your Workspace
posted by Malenny Jimenez on Mar 18, 2022, 2:11 pm

My team would like to know if there is a lenght of time for which these requirements are to be complied. Is this credit thought out specifically for the COVID pandemic or is it intended to be...

Last reply: Agnes Vorbrodt, May 9, 2022, 1:23 pm

Carbon Sequestration outside the US

Pilot-Credits SSpc158: Assess and Increase Onsite Carbon Sequestration Through Plantings
posted by Oliver Pearce on Nov 17, 2021, 1:47 am


It seems that the tool for this Pilot Credit can only be used on projects within the US.  Is there any way of meeting these requirements on non-US projects - a similar tool for...

Last reply: , May 9, 2022, 1:16 pm

No Zone 2, Factor Zone 1 BCTR by 2/3?

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Heather DeGrella on Feb 10, 2015, 11:56 am

I am editing this question to hopefully make it more clear.

Our project is hoping to achieve Bird Collision Deterrence. We have a question on the spreadsheet calculations. If the entire...

Last reply: Jacqueline Da Rocha, May 9, 2022, 12:47 pm

LEED Online and the expiry of Internet Explorer

Navigating LEED Online
posted by Rachael McGinley on Mar 3, 2022, 6:06 am

for "Browser Compatibility" in the Forum.  Log in or register to post comments Nadav Malin President BuildingGreen, Inc. LEEDuser Moderator 833 thumbs up May 8, 2022- 7:17 am Hey Deborah--perhaps...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, May 9, 2022, 12:28 pm

Fire Treated Plywood- how to document PS 1 or PS 2 standard?

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Erin Holdenried on May 9, 2022, 11:21 am

Anybody have advice on how to document a plywood product is manufactured to PS-1 or PS-2 standard for fire treated products?  I am getting pushback from...

Balconies overhead

CS-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Dina El-Sady on May 8, 2022, 9:39 am

Can balconies overhead act as a projection factor when modeling buildings?

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 9, 2022, 8:21 am

Furniture to include in LEM documentation?

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Erica Downs on Jan 12, 2021, 10:36 am

Under v3, only systems furniture and desk/occasional seating were included.  Under v4/4.1, is ALL (non-permantly installed) furniture now included?  What counts as a piece of furniture?

Last reply: emily reese moody, May 6, 2022, 3:18 pm