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Adding points from different Tiers?

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by Kimberly Reddin on Apr 19, 2021, 3:55 pm

Hopefully this is an easy one, I just want to be sure I'm reading this credit correctly. The credit language says “points achieved in each category may be added for a total of 5 points...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 30, 2021, 3:43 pm

Documenting local equivelant

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Omar Elrawy on Apr 29, 2021, 12:04 am

We have a project in Vietnam in which the local standard (5.5 lps/person) is more stringent than ASHRAE 62.1.

Q1: Does a more stringent standard means higher fresh air requirements?


Last reply: Casey Cullen-Woods, Apr 30, 2021, 3:11 pm

Industrial or non-regular process load

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Nov 16, 2016, 8:52 am

For a facilities with increased process load (more than 60%), other than data centers, including but not limited to industrial facilities, is there a particular guidance in establishing a...

Last reply: David Hubka, Apr 30, 2021, 12:48 pm

LPG Gas Connection and Usage in the LEED certified building.

NC-2009 EAc3: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Selvam C on Apr 30, 2021, 12:14 am

Dear Team, 

Greeting to everyone, 

We need to understand about the LEED process and procedure / guidelines of the LPG Gas or Cooking Gas services and usage for the LEED certified...

LEED Cost versus Benefit Analaysis

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Sedge Pillay on Apr 30, 2021, 5:08 am

Good day, I would like to please request any current information/resources to establish a costs vs benefit analysis for LEED core & shell buildings. In particular is there a means to...

Studio apartment classification

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Ekaterina Roslavker on Apr 30, 2021, 7:32 am

Hi all, 

can anyone tell me whether a mezzanine studio apartment should be classified as an individual space as a whole, or it has both individual and multi-occupant spaces (bedroom on the...

What if daylight/views are not allowed in a reasearch laboraty space?

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by J Schütz on Apr 28, 2021, 11:56 am

Dear all,

we are currently working on a research laboratory, which contains normal daylighted office spaces and enclosed laboratory spaces. The occupants will switch between their desk and...

Last reply: Ale g, Apr 30, 2021, 3:11 am

Fixture Family Clarification

Data-Centers-NC-v4.1 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Sonya Cortez on Apr 27, 2021, 5:52 pm

My project has: 1-men's restroom (has a urinal), 1-women's restroom, and 8-unisex restrooms (two have urinals)

I'm confused about the Percent of Occupants (%) column. So far I've entered:...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 30, 2021, 12:16 am

Provide a safe working environment during construction?

Pilot-Credits INpc137: Safety First: Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Space
posted by Bethany Beers on Mar 2, 2021, 1:29 pm

We interpreted the intent of these two pilot credits (Safety First - Cleaning and Disinfecting; Re-enter Your Workplace) to be: provide a safe working environment during construction. For this...

Last reply: Deborah Stadler, Apr 29, 2021, 5:15 pm

Active Monitoring System

Pilot-Credits EQpc124: Performance-based indoor air quality design and assessment
posted by Charlie Popeck on Jul 30, 2019, 4:11 am


The credit language says that "An active monitoring device" must be installed at all times to continuously monitor contaminant levels and appropriate mitigation measures must be...

Last reply: Aya El-Khouly, Apr 29, 2021, 2:50 pm