Log in

Adding PV to a project AFTER Energy efficiency prelim has been accepted in Design Review

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Aug 15, 2019, 2:40 pm


Our project is designed to be net 0 but will not have the funds allotted to build the PV until either very late in the construction process or even after. Therefore, we can't access...

exceptions for farmland?

NC-v4 LTc2: Sensitive land protection
posted by Erica Downs on Feb 5, 2019, 11:20 am

We have an...

Last reply: Erica Downs, Aug 15, 2019, 2:02 pm

APPA Room Type Definitions

EBOM-2009 IEQc3.2: Green cleaning - custodial effectiveness assessment
posted by Alexis Doyle on Aug 9, 2019, 1:00 pm


We are working on a building recertification to...

Last reply: Alexis Doyle, Aug 15, 2019, 12:40 pm

Flush-out option preferred, but some furniture delivery delayed

NC-v4 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Erica Downs on Aug 15, 2019, 11:58 am

The project contractor intends to do a full flush-out prior to occupancy.  Most of the furniture will be installed prior to flush-out, but on particular oder has been delayed and may not arrive...

Water Efficiency in CS

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Aug 5, 2019, 3:59 pm

We are doing a large LEED-CS office building. The owner will provide 2 large restrooms with extremely low water fixtures for tenant employees on each floor. In v4, it seems like regardless of...

Last reply: Marc Mondor, Aug 15, 2019, 11:07 am

ROI for LEED at Healthcare Campus

LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Barbara Hamilton on Aug 14, 2019, 1:07 pm

Please share any reports or data that exemplifies the ROI of building and operating a LEED building, specifically for healthcare, i.e. Acute Care Hospital and Out Patient Pavillion.

Split System AC in an existing building

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Charles Marshall on Aug 14, 2019, 4:58 pm

We are working on a major renovation project that contains several split system AC units which will be replaced.  The owner doesn't have any record of the refrigerant volume that was charged for...

Permanently installed products definition.

CI-v4 MRc5: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by shashank gangil on Aug 20, 2018, 12:18 am

For MR credits, what exactly contributed as permanently installed product? Does AC ducts and insulation counted here? If the commercial interior space is using the already existing ducts, should...

Last reply: Claire Smith, Aug 14, 2019, 11:03 pm

Fixtures within Lab Facility- Applicable

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Jasmine A on Jul 24, 2019, 2:32 pm


I'm working on a lab / processing facility aiming for LEED v4 NC certification.

There are several "safety"/"emergency" showers throughout that are not WaterSense labelled....

Last reply: Trista Little, Aug 14, 2019, 9:21 pm

LEED-BD+C Hospitality- MRc5 Option 2 for a modular building.

NC-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Aug 14, 2019, 8:44 pm

Our project is a hotel for which all guestrooms are being manufactured as modular units. This will certainly save waste, and we are interested in pursuing Option 2. However, it isn't clear if in...