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If a parcel crosses the 1/4 mile radius, does it count?

CS-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Armond Dai on May 19, 2023, 5:04 pm

Emily Purcell Sustainable Design Lead CannonDesign LEEDuser Expert 310 thumbs up May 22, 2023- 11:22 am Hi Armond, you can include or exclude at your discretion. Just be consistent with whichever you decide to do.  Log in or register to post comments Afogreen Build www.afogreenbuild.com Green Building Consultant LEEDuser Premium Member 200 thumbs up April 3, 2024- 5:14 am Hi Armond, Please kindly refer to link below for reviewer comment based on this situation: https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/14-mile-radious-building-boundary Where building intersect the 1/4-mile offset,...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Apr 3, 2024, 5:14 am

Residential clothes washers

CS-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Vanessa Montezuma Ramos on Mar 28, 2024, 12:12 am

Hi everyone, 

We are currently trying to certify a residential project and during the final preliminary review, it was noted that we have a laundry room with spaces for clothes washers. Is...

Last reply: Vanessa Montezuma Ramos, Apr 3, 2024, 12:57 am

Certification of a high-voltage electrical substation

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by LEED User95 on Apr 2, 2024, 12:16 pm


Is the construction of a high-voltage electrical substation certifiable ?

If so, under which category of building would it be classified in the reference framework ?


Last reply: Nadav Malin, Apr 2, 2024, 4:46 pm

Heads Up! Reviewers may not round up from 9.99%

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Lyle Axelarris on Sep 21, 2020, 12:04 pm

I just received a review that did not award MRc5, because the Regional Material cost added up to 9.99%, not "the minimum of 10% required for one point." 

I can understand not granting 9.5...

Last reply: Allison Para, Apr 2, 2024, 3:34 pm

Site with no existing greenfield

CS-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Agustin Bertolotti on Mar 9, 2023, 9:01 am

Hi everyone

We are working on a site which is previously developed with no existing...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Apr 1, 2024, 9:08 pm

How can the MRp2 Plan be accredited in an existing building that you want to certify?

CS-v4 MRp2: Construction and demolition waste management planning
posted by Carlos Bueno on Feb 6, 2023, 12:54 pm

A potential existing building (with two years to go) now wants to be LEED certified. The client has provided us with all the information on the design and construction of the building, but we...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Apr 1, 2024, 9:05 pm

Financial support for other organizations

Pilot-Credits SSpc83: Offsite Financial Support for Habitat Protection
posted by Dan Ackerstein on Oct 16, 2017, 5:22 am

Is there precedent for achieving this credit with financial support for organizations other than NFWF or Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS)?  There are many well-respected land trusts making...

Last reply: Jennifer Atherton, Apr 1, 2024, 4:42 pm

Storage of Chemicals to avoid Cross-contamination in Labs

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Joyce Kelly on Feb 27, 2018, 7:37 pm

I'm recommending that chemicals delivered to Labs should be stored in vented Chem. cabinets with 0.5cfm psf to create neg. pressure with respect to the rest of the Lab. Then, chemicals in use are...

Last reply: Grace Heraly, Apr 1, 2024, 2:14 pm

Difficult Development Areas and Poverty Rate Qualified

CS-v4 LTc3: High priority site
posted by Hetvi Vora on Jun 14, 2023, 12:58 pm

Does a site that falls under the DDA areas need to be poverty rate qualified in order for me to achieve the priority designation credit under High Priority Site?

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Apr 1, 2024, 2:59 am

Design Review vs Construction Review

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Todd Bundren on Dec 11, 2012, 12:54 pm

My project pursued a split review. Some of the deisgn review comments indicated they want proof the items we indicated in a narrative were completed, this proof can't be given until it is built...

Last reply: Richmond General Contractors, Mar 29, 2024, 2:56 pm