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CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gabriela Mena on Jul 12, 2018, 11:37 am


We have a CS project- Office building of 16 levels. To achieve  minimum energy performance and optimize energy performance we are applying the ACP. The HVAC cooling system consist in...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 12, 2018, 11:57 am

Sandblasted Film

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Lourdes Salinas on Mar 31, 2017, 10:24 am


Our offices have been following a bird collision deterrence monitoring program. The building has registered a couple of bird strikes and as a corrective measure sandblasted film was...

Last reply: Gerardo Heredia, Jul 9, 2018, 11:47 am

Several Similar Products EPDs

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Gamaliel Hernandez on Jun 28, 2018, 6:47 pm

About the MRc2 Op 1 Environmental Product Declaration, to my knowledge if you have an EPD type III (specific product) it counts as one single product. Right? And according to the EPD system,...

Last reply: Gamaliel Hernandez, Jul 3, 2018, 9:22 am

LEED interpretation ID # 10235

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Juan Carlos Contreras on Nov 5, 2016, 9:05 pm


Is the “LEED interpretation ID # 10235” available for a LEED v4 project?

LEED interpretation ID # 10235:
Roof area that consists of functional, usable spaces- such as...

Last reply: Olga Yuil, Jun 28, 2018, 3:17 pm

Future spaces for expansion vs date of certification

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Víctor Ramírez Orozco on Jun 7, 2018, 11:26 am

we are designing a school project with 14 classrooms and 5 more classrooms planned for future expansión of the school. Those 5 classrooms will not have anything but the walls, windows, and doors...

projects without HVAC.

Schools-NC-v4 EQp3: Minimum acoustic performance
posted by Víctor Ramírez Orozco on May 24, 2018, 6:42 pm


In a school that only depends on natural ventilation, due to its good climate, there is no HVAC equipment. Can we say that the "Background Noise" part of the credit was already...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 25, 2018, 9:47 am

photocatalytic air cleaning surfaces

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Henrik Sarfelt on May 8, 2018, 10:25 am

Calie Gihl Design Engineer LEEDuser Expert 19 thumbs up May 8, 2018- 11:18 pm Hi Henrik, I just took a quick search and did not find any, but you should keep an eye on the innovation library (https://www.usgbc.org/credits/new-construction/v4/innovation-catalog) and see if anything comes up. Emily Reese in this post suggests how to create a new Innovation credit if this does not already exist:  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/aerobic-digester-leed-credit Log in or register to post comments Adam Sagedahl LEEDuser Basic Member May 23, 2018- 10:30 am I found this article here referring to LEED points for photocatalysis. I wonder, is it possible...

Last reply: Adam Sagedahl, May 23, 2018, 10:30 am

General Emission Evaluation and VOC Content for signage

CI-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Gabriela Mena on May 15, 2018, 5:52 pm

We are documenting a LEED/WELL project and we want to know if we must include the certification for the signage (branding, emergency exit, etc.) because we do not know in which category it should...

Last reply: Paula Melton, May 21, 2018, 3:30 pm

FAR Calculation

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Gabriela Mena on May 9, 2018, 5:34 pm


We are calculating the surrounding...

Last reply: Gabriela Mena , May 15, 2018, 5:57 pm

Is Sales/Tenant agreement mandatory to comply this credit?

CS-v4 EQc5: Quality Views
posted by Mauricio Ramirez on May 8, 2018, 11:44 am


In Core-and-Shell projects, where the fit-out is not part of the scope of the developer, we can't be sure about the final layout. We develop a feasible interior layout as is...

Last reply: Mauricio Ramirez, May 10, 2018, 12:15 am