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LEED v4 Heat Island Reduction- include elevator shafts and stairwell enclosures in roof calcs?

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Julie Baines on Mar 4, 2022, 6:24 pm

Hi all, I am working on a major renovation of an existing downtown campus building. The entire roof of the building is being redone with white TPO. However, the existing elevator and stair...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 20, 2023, 11:01 pm

Option 2, A

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Simon Lai on May 9, 2016, 11:47 am

In the open office, I'm providing direct/indirect fluorescent up-light, does it meet the exception of the Option 2A?

Last reply: Glenn Heinmiller, Jul 20, 2023, 5:18 pm

Waste Manangement

Warehouses-NC-v4.1 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Joseph Snider on Jul 20, 2023, 10:54 am

Working on warehouses in areas that do not have many options for recycling.  Just to be clear, can you do just the waste reduction option of <10 lbs/SF and if so, that is all you put in the...

Can ground level landscape be classified as Nonroof Measures?

NC-v4.1 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Antonio Poblete on Jul 18, 2023, 3:04 pm

Do areas with ground level landscape count towards any of the calculations? 

Also, I have area that is just ground, no landscape or hardscape is that excluded from the calculations?

MRc2 BPDO EPD Option 2 Multi Attribute Optimization

NC-v4.1 MRc2: Environmental Product Declarations
posted by Sarah Linke on Feb 24, 2021, 3:24 pm

Has anyone had success pursuing credit for the BPDO EPD Option 2 (Multi Attribute Optimization)? The companies I have had success finding documentation for are as follows: 

Owens Corning (...

Last reply: Sarah Linke, Jul 18, 2023, 1:20 pm

Easily Achievable Where Mandates are in Place

Pilot-Credits SSpc129: Comprehensive Composting
posted by Marsha Gentile on Jun 15, 2023, 4:29 pm

This pilot credit is easily achievable where mandates and infrastructure (by municipality and/or...

Last reply: Fran Bellin, Jul 18, 2023, 10:58 am

EQpc123- Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Sarah Linke on May 23, 2023, 10:05 am

We pursued the Pilot credit Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment on a new elementary school and were able to highlight all of the natural elements and focus on how...

Last reply: Fran Bellin, Jul 18, 2023, 10:56 am

Heat Island SRI + Shade

NC-v4.1 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Cynthia Dehlavi on Jul 17, 2023, 12:45 pm

A couple question about SS Credit Heat Island Reduction - Non Roof Measures:

1. None of the materials we are using have been tested for...

LEED v4 Core & Shell or Warehouse & Distribution Center

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Laura Long on Jul 14, 2023, 4:10 pm

We are starting a new project that will designed as a C&S Warehouse.  The client's goal is to achieve LEED Silver with minimal cost.  We will be using EAp2, Option 2 for this project and the...

Last reply: Michelle Rosenberger, Jul 14, 2023, 4:24 pm

Flooring Weld Rods: Document in which category?

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Jason Packer on May 23, 2023, 4:23 pm

Hello Leedusers, 

Does anyone have any experience documenting welding rods used in vinyl flooring? While the product LEED letter shows that it counts as an adhesive meeting the...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jul 14, 2023, 1:52 pm