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Are Parking areas for Buses and Taxis included in Option 2

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Stephan Zweig on Feb 21, 2019, 5:46 am

Hello to all,

Do you  have any suggestion if I have to include for Option 2 of heat island  reduction credit the following:

1) Parking lots for Buses?

2) Taxis waiting areas...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Mar 12, 2019, 9:31 pm

Permanently installed drip irrigation system

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Andreas Hintz on Feb 22, 2019, 9:01 am

In accordance with the requirements of this credit, the project team has developed and will implement a water-efficient landscape stategy. The project is aiming for Option 2, No...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 22, 2019, 10:03 am

Sewage treatment plant used as alternative water source

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Stephan Zweig on Feb 13, 2019, 7:15 am

Hello to all,

My building uses water for the toilets and for the irrigation from a municipally sewage treatment plan with biological treatment.

Does this source count as...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 18, 2019, 2:16 pm

LEED CS 2009 SSc4.3- Option 1 Preferred Parking

CS-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Nicole Isk on Feb 8, 2019, 9:42 am

Dear all,

our LEED v3 Core & Shell project is  a mixed use project with retail and hotel part. The building is a part of a bigger shopping mall and business complex. The parking garage...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Feb 8, 2019, 10:48 am

Detaining the rainwater runoff-an accepted solution?

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Florian Schmidtchen on Dec 8, 2016, 6:13 am

Dear all,
In our project we are planning to follow option 1 path 2. Therefor we provide underground-trench systems and a technical ditch on our project site, which gets inserted creatively...

Last reply: Nash Emrich, Jan 15, 2019, 10:07 am

final fit-out on tenants request-> designing provisions for negative pressure difficult

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Mark Kumar Bose on Jun 3, 2018, 6:12 pm


how do deal with the fact that often the final office floor plans will be fixed later on tenant request so that the technical provisions (negative pressure, etc.) for copy rooms can...

Last reply: Mark Kumar Bose, Jan 14, 2019, 2:56 pm

Green electricity

CS-v4 EAc7: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Guillaume Rose on Jan 8, 2019, 5:12 am


I work on a 100% electric project.

The owner will subscribe to a 3 year contract with a company that provide a 100% green electricity. On this contract it's specified it will...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 8, 2019, 10:58 am

option 1: No irrigation and rainwater

CS-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Guillaume Rose on Dec 11, 2018, 9:57 am


I would like to know if i can get the points of "option 1 : no irrigation required" if i have no irrigation system on my landscape area but, i use the stored rainwater to water the...

Last reply: David Hubka, Dec 11, 2018, 10:48 pm

Scope of this credit

CS-2009 MRc6: Certified Wood
posted by Edwin van Eeckhoven on Dec 7, 2018, 11:06 am

Hi there. I am working on a CS-2009 project. My question is: are the pantry-cabinets (fixed items) within the scope of this credit, or are they considered FF&E and therefore excluded? Thank...

Last reply: Lori Knosalla, Dec 11, 2018, 4:18 pm

Option 3. building and material reuse

CS-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Guillaume Rose on Dec 10, 2018, 9:01 am


I would like to know how to count the surface of material reused.

For exemple, in my project, on the floor, i have a subfloor with carpet on it. I have to count the surface of...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 10, 2018, 2:48 pm