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Site with no existing greenfield

CS-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Agustin Bertolotti on Mar 9, 2023, 9:01 am

Hi everyone

We are working on a site which is previously developed with no existing...

Recertifying a leased building

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Bill Potter on Mar 7, 2023, 11:25 am

Our company leases an office building where we are the sole tenants of the buidling. The project was originally certified as ID+C: Commercial Interiors, i belive by the Architecture firm when the...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 8, 2023, 7:54 pm

Unregulated loads

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Julio Fernandez Amodia on Mar 8, 2023, 2:23 pm

Dear all,

I am currently assessing al the unregulated loads in a mall building. In this case there is a large type of spaces, such as restaurants, fitness center, spa, retail, department...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 8, 2023, 3:11 pm

BUG Method Clarificarion

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Mankisha Veng Veng on Mar 17, 2022, 10:56 am

the wall then this credit is not compatible. https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/government-mandated-fixtures-ex... Log in or register to post comments Aviv Nitzan LEEDuser Premium Member March 8, 2023-...

Last reply: Glenn Heinmiller, Mar 8, 2023, 12:47 pm

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