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Development density of the surrounding residential zone or neighborhood (units/hectare) CALCULATION.

CS-2009 SSc2: Development Density and Community Connectivity
posted by Guillermo Hernandez Espinoza on Mar 1, 2019, 4:20 pm

Hi, we are pursuing the option 2 and we have no problems selecting the 10 basic services within a 1/2 mile since we are located on an urban core area. 
In the new leed online form, the ...

Compliance without showers on a mixed used project (MAINLY RSIDENTIAL)

NC-2009 SSc4.2: Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms
posted by Guillermo Hernandez Espinoza on Feb 5, 2019, 9:06 pm

Hi everyone.
Is there anyway to comply if parking spaces is provided for bikes but no showers?
The reason is simple, the project is mainly residential, only a small area used for...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 5, 2019, 9:41 pm

Table 6.8.1.C efficiencies

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gabriela Mena on Dec 19, 2018, 1:26 pm


We are developing a hospitality project in Mexico. The HVAC central plant consist in three centrifugal water cooled chillers of 596 Tons each. The efficiency requirements in...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Feb 1, 2019, 12:52 pm

DHW limitations

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Jorge Lopez de Obeso on Jan 16, 2019, 1:25 pm

Hi, I've been having some trouble regarding...

Last reply: Jorge Lopez de Obeso, Jan 22, 2019, 5:01 pm

International projects

Homes-v4 EQc7: Low-emitting products
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Apr 17, 2018, 4:47 pm


Greenguard paints and adhesives are difficult to find in the international market. Is anyone aware of any ACP to comply with this credit for projects located outside the US? 


Last reply: Carissa Sawyer, Jan 22, 2019, 2:22 am

Prescriptive pathway

Homes-v4 EAp1: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Feb 12, 2018, 5:39 pm


The credit requirements state: Achieve a HERS index rating at or below the HERS index target (or USGBC-approved equivalent for projects outside the U.S.) or meet the...

Last reply: Carissa Sawyer, Jan 21, 2019, 7:57 pm

Bicycle storage

Homes-v4 LTc2: Site Selection
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Apr 9, 2018, 2:32 pm

Hallo everybody,

The credit language says:

  • Provide...

Last reply: Carissa Sawyer, Jan 21, 2019, 7:31 pm

Ozone treatment

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Gabriela Crespo on Jul 18, 2016, 5:40 pm

Dear all,

We are working on a project where the ozone levels exceed the most recent three year average, so we must include air-cleaning devices for ozone. Does anybody have any guidance...

Last reply: LEEDme Lorenzi, Jan 11, 2019, 9:04 am

Prerequisites on Design Review

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Andrés Felipe Sánchez Sánchez on Dec 15, 2018, 6:24 pm

For version 4, Is it possible to send the Design Final Review without documenting one or more prerequisites. In a project there is not enough information to document one prerequisite, but for the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 17, 2018, 10:34 am

Location of recycling bins

Retail-CI-v4 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Alicia Villanueva on Nov 28, 2018, 12:20 pm

I have a retail project, that is a makeup store, so the space is divided in two main areas, the first one is operation area (staff only) and second one is a store area (sales floor), on the store...

Last reply: Kristina Bach, Nov 28, 2018, 1:00 pm