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INpc138 Safety First Pilot Credit Transition

Pilot-Credits INpc138: Managing Indoor Air Quality for Infection Control
posted by Barry Abramson on Mar 8, 2023, 6:01 am

We have pursued this pilot credit several times for client buildings. It was extremely relevant during the height of the pandemic but has ongoing importance. Very pleased that USGBC has...

permanently installed building products

Warehouses-NC-v4.1 MRc3: Sourcing of Raw Materials
posted by Cecile de Villemeur on Mar 7, 2023, 1:08 pm


Could you tell me which products should be included in the permanently installed building products ?

I think that technical equipment (HVAC or electric) shouldn't be included...

Last reply: Cecile de Villemeur, Mar 7, 2023, 4:16 pm

Pilot Credit: Carbon sequestration through on site planting

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Emily Purcell on Mar 7, 2023, 11:43 am

I have calculated this credit for a few projects and am sharing my comments:

- Overall the calculator is easy to use. On urban projects with limited landscaping area, it can be challenging...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Mar 7, 2023, 12:06 pm

EV Charger has demand response capability but is not Energy Star

NC-v4.1 LTc8: Electric Vehicles
posted by Jeff Ross-Bain, PE, LEED Fellow, WELL AP on Mar 7, 2023, 11:53 am

Hi All,

To clarify language for this credit, does "Meet the connected functionality criteria for ENERGY STAR certified EVSE and be capable of responding to time-of-use market signals (...

Existing MultiFamily High Rise-Exclude Occupied Commerical Space

Healthcare-v2009 MPR3: Must use a reasonable site boundary
posted by Laura Steinbrink on Aug 11, 2016, 8:29 am

We have an existing 13 Story Downtown Multifamily LEED NC v2009 registered project consisting of 210,000 sf and 200 units which will be gutted. The ground floor has approximately 5 commercial/...

Last reply: Lusjena Cakeri, Mar 7, 2023, 11:30 am

Core & Shell mandatory provisions

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Julio Fernandez Amodia on Mar 6, 2023, 1:46 pm

Hi to all,

I am currently assessing a mall LEED compliance. This is a C&S LEED project with retail units as tenant spaces where the owner has no control. I was wondering if the ASHRAE...

Last reply: Ashish Nautiyal, Mar 7, 2023, 11:27 am

Project is not required to simulate baseline in 4 orientations

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Michael on Feb 16, 2023, 2:57 am

I would like to understand the line: the project is not required to simulate 4 baseline orientations because the building orientation is dictated by the site consideration. What does "Site...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 7, 2023, 10:07 am

Vegetation above underground rainwater harvesting tank

Data-Centers-NC-v4.1 SSc2: Protect or Restore Habitat
posted by Y Nguyen on Mar 7, 2023, 5:48 am

Hi all, My question is regarding a landscape area calculation for Data center project. Currently design, the landscape area is including around 11% vegetation area above...

Does Option 2 apply to LEED for Retail?

Retail-NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Deborah Lucking on Jul 1, 2019, 4:52 pm

Here is the Credit language "For at least 90% of the individual occupant spaces in office and administrative areas, provide individual lighting controls. In sales areas, provide controls that can...

Last reply: Martin Maribo, Mar 7, 2023, 8:00 am

Offsite Renewables contributing to the energy model

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Dave Hubka on May 21, 2019, 2:04 pm

Looks like we might begin to be able to claim offsite...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 6, 2023, 2:56 pm