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Default Emissions Factors & Carbon vs Electricity

CI-v4 EAc6: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Tracy Marquis on Mar 10, 2019, 10:47 am

I have two questions.  

  1. Can you please confirm that Scope 1 Emissions can ONLY be offset by Carbon Offsets.  As such, one cannot achieve 2 points (100%) using...

Last reply: Reshadee Weerasooriya, Dec 9, 2019, 10:10 pm

Unenclosed Buildings & LEED

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Keith Yzquierdo on Dec 4, 2019, 8:54 am

What, if anything, precludes a completely unenclosed building from achieving a LEED certification? Imagine a stand-alone pavilion, band shell, or amphitheater on its own plot of land. These are...

Last reply: David Posada, Dec 9, 2019, 7:38 pm

Anti-Ligature fixtures

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Leanne Conrad on May 25, 2018, 12:59 pm

The reference guide is clear that special or unique water closets can be excluded from the credit calculations, my query is does this expand to special or unique fixtures? Our client requires...

Last reply: Megan Leslie, Dec 9, 2019, 7:28 pm

REACH compliance

NC-v4 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by Charline SEYTIER on Dec 21, 2017, 7:01 am

referenced by Charline is not sufficient at only 1,000 ppm. Please search the LEEDuser forum for more on this. I think this question may have been a duplicate which was answered previously. Log in or register...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 9, 2019, 7:09 pm

Is a Non-Slip Flooring Treatment Applicable for credit calculations?

EBOM-v4 MRc3: Purchasing - facility maintenance and renovation
posted by Andy Stein on Dec 5, 2019, 3:46 pm

I am looking to see if a non-slip flooring treatment would be eligible to be included in the LEED Calculations and requirements for this credit. This is a unique scenario because I do not believe...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 9, 2019, 7:08 pm

What do you think?

LEED v4.1 for Building Operations and Maintenance
posted by Paula Melton on Mar 28, 2018, 3:58 pm

Curious what people are seeing in v4.1 that's interesting, exciting, or bugging the heck out of them!

Last reply: Angela A. Moore, Dec 9, 2019, 5:57 pm

Measuring TVOCs

EBOM-v4.1 EQc1: Indoor Environmental Quality Performance
posted by Rick Alfandre on Aug 1, 2019, 4:06 pm

Has anyone ever used a device called the Airthings Wave Plus? We want to use it to report CO2 and...

Last reply: Angela A. Moore, Dec 9, 2019, 2:31 pm

Timing of Installation and Commissioning

NC-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Michaella Wittmann on Jan 29, 2018, 11:22 am

The LEED Credit template for this credit indicates that the renewable installation has to be complete and commissioned prior to building occupancy. Are any exceptions made to this if the...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Dec 9, 2019, 2:16 pm

Existing Fenestration in baseline model for CI projects

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Aravindraj RB on Dec 4, 2019, 11:21 pm

Project type       : LEED ID+C (CI) Version 4

Query                : EA Pr. Minimum Energy Performance (Table G 3.1.5)

Our project is a commercial office building space with a...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 9, 2019, 12:36 pm

Flush for Residential Multifamily several stories

NC-v4 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Sue Bryant on Dec 6, 2019, 11:52 am

The reference guide states that "If multiple, discrete HVAC systems operate independently, the team may flush out portions of the building as work is completed in each area served by a given...

Last reply: Russ Pellegrino, Dec 9, 2019, 11:52 am