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NC-v4.1 MRc2: Environmental Product Declarations
posted by Summer Gorder on Nov 11, 2022, 1:25 pm

Can you include mechanical equipment in the BPDO credits?

Last reply: David Hubka, Nov 11, 2022, 3:37 pm

Infection control resistance to WaterSense fixtures

Healthcare-v4.1 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Margaret Montgomery on Nov 11, 2022, 12:13 pm

Has anyone run into a challenge with patient room faucets? We seem to have an infection control team that won't allow less than the 2.2 gpm flow rate, which is not WaterSense compliant. It's a...

Last reply: David Hubka, Nov 11, 2022, 3:32 pm

Stripped facade

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Nov 8, 2022, 10:24 am

The rating system states: "Views cannot be obstructed by frit, fibers, patterned glazing, or added tints that distort the color balance."
Our facade design is a curtain wall...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Nov 11, 2022, 3:30 pm

Buildable Land

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Deborah Stadler on Nov 9, 2022, 6:13 pm

Does a Regional Detention Pond for a planned development count as 'buildable land' per LEED?  We think since it has been set aside for water retention, is should not be included in the 'buildable...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Nov 11, 2022, 3:18 pm

IAQ Testing- When Does This Need to Occur?

NC-v4.1 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Theresa Lehman on Nov 11, 2022, 1:21 pm

The LEED requirements state...

Exclude common roads that serve multiple buildings?

NC-v4.1 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Maureen Drullard on Nov 11, 2022, 11:46 am

I am curious what folks make of this statement from the "step-by-step guidance" in the v4.1 Beta guide: "Common roads that serve multiple buildings should not be included in this calculation. If ...

Change of Fundamental Commissioning Agent

NC-2009 EAp1: Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems
posted by Ilana Judah on Sep 16, 2014, 9:28 am

We are working on a project that is now under construction. Fundamental Commissioning was started by one party, with Enhanced Commissioning being undertaken by a second party. The owner has now...

Last reply: Craig Graber, Nov 11, 2022, 11:01 am

Opt 2, path 4 Reuse and Salvaged Material requirement

NC-v4.1 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by David Hubka on Oct 10, 2022, 11:18 am

I can't seem to find a minimum threshold for the amount of reused / salvaged materials required to be able to achieve all (4) points within Opt 2 Path 4.

Does anyone know if...

Last reply: David Hubka, Nov 11, 2022, 7:19 am

Natural ventilation in polluted cities

CI-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Antonio Tenorio on Nov 10, 2022, 2:02 pm

I'm working on an ID+C project located in Mexico City. 

The owner wants to implement natural ventilation to save energy. 

The main challenge is the outdoor air pollutants. Mexico...

EVSE and ADA parking spaces

NC-v4.1 LTc8: Electric Vehicles
posted by Bryna Dunn on May 24, 2019, 10:17 am

Has anyone submitted a project that includes ADA spaces in the spaces served by EVSE?  For example, if a total of 3 charging stations are required on a project, and one of those is placed at an...

Last reply: Bryna Dunn, Nov 10, 2022, 1:52 pm