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Has LEED provided any incentive for electrifying buildings in areas with clean electrical grids?

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Tim Nabholz on Sep 22, 2021, 6:56 am

Hi Marcus, 

I have posted this in the v4.1 credit as well, but understand this one is much more active. I am working on a LEED v4 project looking at following EApc95 for Energy. I...

Distinct Structures- Pump House

Schools-NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Kathryn Haeberle on Sep 10, 2021, 5:59 pm

We are building a replacement elementary school on an existing school site.  The school will get water from new wells we are installing that require a separate 'pump house'.  This pump house will...

Cultural smudging and ETS prereq

NC-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Jason Burtwistle on May 26, 2020, 3:56 pm

Hi all,

I'm working on an academic facility with a multi-faith space within it that will occassionally be used for Indigenous smudging ceremonies (burning of herbs and grasses, including...

Last reply: Jason Burtwistle, Sep 2, 2021, 2:12 pm

Peak Visitors for bike parking

NC-v4.1 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by on Aug 31, 2021, 2:43 pm


Where can I find information on peak visitors for residential units? I cannot find an equation for calculating the number of peak visitors in a residential building using any of the...

Last reply: , Sep 1, 2021, 12:10 pm

Standard reference for Canadian projects

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Josée Lupien on Nov 28, 2019, 1:37 pm


I would like to know if the new CSA A460:19 Bird-Friendly Building Design can be used for canadian project to acheive this pilot credit?

How can I aks the USGBC to consider...

Last reply: Martha Norbeck, Aug 27, 2021, 12:41 pm

V4 Entrance mats/roll-up mats

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Kathryn Haeberle on Jul 5, 2021, 1:49 pm

Hi, does anyone know if the v2009 interpretation still applies that the first 3 ft of the 10 ft must be a permanent system (like recessed mat system) and the remainder can be roll-up mats.  Or...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Aug 11, 2021, 5:19 am

Lines of sight- How to

NC-2009 IEQc8.2: Daylight and views - views
posted by Simone Bevilacqua on Aug 5, 2021, 4:15 pm

Our company is in charge of validating an office building compliance with credit IEQc8.2 - Views, under LEED2009 V3. 

The building floorplate is shaped as a rectangle that repeats itself...

Are EcoLogo and Green Seal necessary in this case?

EBOM-v4 EQp3: Green Cleaning Policy
posted by Claire Bannister on Jun 26, 2017, 3:17 pm

If our company manufactures disinfectant products that bear the EcoLogo and Green Seal certification, is it necessary to still use a cleaning vendor with those certifications, if they are going...

Last reply: F. Borja López Calle, Jul 2, 2021, 2:42 am

Innovation: Clean construction pilot credit

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Loic Angot on Oct 27, 2017, 1:15 pm

Location : Ontario, Canada


Does anyone have more information about the scope of this pilot credit, especially the "On-road vehicule" definition ? The LEED pilot credit states "...

Last reply: Juanita Garcia, Jun 30, 2021, 5:11 pm

Wood Ceilings & Walls in EQc2

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Jerome Burrowes on Jun 28, 2021, 2:48 pm

From what I have seen on other threads in this forum,...