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Are historical sites established prior to the existence of floodplain maps still subject to floodplain compliance?

NC-v4 LTc2: Sensitive land protection
posted by Lawrence Rennell on May 10, 2023, 5:54 pm
Last reply: Emily Purcell, May 10, 2023, 6:20 pm

Calculating sf for vegetated landscape

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Marie Miller on Apr 13, 2023, 6:03 pm

Hello - I'm attempting to calculate the amount of sf that need to be vegetated for this credit. In looking at the guidelines I need to "restore 30% (including the building footprint) of...

Last reply: Marie Miller, May 8, 2023, 10:58 pm

Lighting in unconditioned exterior concourses

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Judhajit Chakraborty on Jul 19, 2016, 8:49 pm

I am working on a stadium project where the main concourses are exterior and tucked under the seating bowl; within the concourse are restrooms, concessions, etc. Some of the enclosed spaces...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 5, 2023, 2:18 pm

Required documentation

CI-v4 EAc6: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Marie Miller on May 1, 2023, 9:02 pm


I was under the impression that if we have the contractual confirmation that 100% of energy is being purchased through a...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 4, 2023, 10:20 am

Calculations for demountable partitions

CI-v4 MRc2: Interiors life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Marie Miller on May 3, 2023, 4:30 pm

I'm working on a TI project and we're trying to get the Design for Flexibility point. When calculating for this credit, do we use linear feet or square feet of the product? I'm guessing we...

Job Opening! Manager of High Performance and Sustainable Construction

Help Wanted: LEED-related Jobs
posted by Susan Heinking on May 2, 2023, 1:42 pm

Looking to make a difference on the Construction side of the industry? Come join Pepper Construction!  We are a midwest based...

Theater lighting controls

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Rafi Karim on May 1, 2023, 8:05 pm

Hi All, we are working on a higher education theater school project where the Theater/Performace spaces do not have lighitng control panel in the same space as the performance because the lights...

Last reply: Douglas Flandro, May 2, 2023, 10:04 am

Entryway System Documentation- Will Photos Work?

CI-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Marie Miller on Apr 27, 2023, 9:07 pm

I'm working on a TI project and the client doesn't have access to plans of the main floor. The landlord has said that taking photos will be acceptable, but will photos work for documentation? It...

Last reply: Marie Miller, May 1, 2023, 5:51 pm

Inpatient Visitors using Inpatient Restrooms- How to Calculate

Healthcare-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Heather Ane Zeto on Apr 27, 2023, 1:17 pm

I may be overthinking this - but hopeful someone can chime in with project/review experience!  We are working on a new hospital.  I understand that the LEED Reference Guide clearly states that...

Furniture reuse

CI-v4 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Marie Miller on Apr 25, 2023, 1:40 pm

Hello - I'm working on a TI project and the client is reusing over half their furniture. I know I include this in the calculator, but do I use the value of the furniture when it was purchased? Is...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Apr 27, 2023, 9:49 am