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What are the mandatory major renovation activities that must be done to qualify for LEED NC for an existing building?

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Dina El-Sady on Feb 25, 2020, 7:22 am

A building undergoing major renovation including HVAC and electric systems ,window replacements and interior changes but the exterior wall will only be painted ?Does it qualify for LEED NC?

Last reply: Dave Hubka, Jun 5, 2023, 3:46 pm

Healthcare renovation

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Denise Thompson on May 6, 2021, 7:49 pm

Hi, we're renovating 2 of the floors of an ...

Last reply: , Jun 5, 2023, 1:40 pm

MRc2 BPDO EPD Option 2 Multi Attribute Optimization

NC-v4.1 MRc2: Environmental Product Declarations
posted by Sarah Linke on Feb 24, 2021, 3:24 pm

Has anyone had success pursuing credit for the BPDO EPD Option 2 (Multi Attribute Optimization)? The companies I have had success finding documentation for are as follows: 

Owens Corning (...

Last reply: Michelle Bombeck, Jun 5, 2023, 1:33 pm

What requirements apply to the big (over 8cu ft capacity) washing machines used for onsite laundry of bedding and towels?

Hospitality-NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Glen Boldt on Jun 3, 2023, 3:33 am

Per the EPA /Energy Star definition, the commercial washing machines are coin or card operated types for use by multiple residents of a building - this is similar to the situation for hotel...

What equipment does "Discharge water temperature tempering" pertain to?

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Glen Boldt on Jun 2, 2023, 8:19 pm

We are working on a hotel project. I can see where tables 2 and 4 relate directly o clothres washin gnas kitchen equipment, but I wonder about table 5 - Discharge water temperature tempering. ...

Integrative Process v4.1- Project Team Letter

NC-v4.1 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Kelli Kimura on Jul 24, 2019, 3:09 pm


I wanted to clarify when the Project Team Letter should be completed for the v4.1 IP credit. The credit language says the letter should, "Describe the approach developed by the...

Last reply: Umer Farooq, Jun 5, 2023, 6:34 am

When the jurisdiction does not provide waste services...

Hospitality-EBOM-v4.1 MRp3: Waste Performance
posted by Sabrina Flagstad on Jun 2, 2023, 6:20 pm

For O+M, what to do when the project is in a jurisdiction that does not provide waste services such as compost or mixed recycling?

Parking Generation 4th edition

Help Wanted: LEED-related Jobs
posted by Rasha Ameer on Jun 2, 2023, 2:17 pm

Hello everyone,

Can someone please check if the 4th edition parking generation has General Office Building? I found it in the list but not in the figures. Can anyone help solve my problem...

Senior cohousing

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Gianfranco Ibarcena on Jun 2, 2023, 1:04 pm

I am developing a senior cohousing project. It has 34 permanent homes in a maximum of 3 stories buildings. It also has common areas like restaurant, gym or laundy room only for internal use and ...

Advanced Metering NC Space Exemptions

NC-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Alexandra Markus on Jun 1, 2023, 1:45 pm

I'm working on a recreation center project that includes a daycare. The daycare space will not be fit-out as part of the project. From my understanding, we can exclude a small portion of the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 2, 2023, 1:32 pm