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USGBC approved alternate standards?

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Jon Penndorf on Sep 23, 2020, 1:54 pm

"Comply with ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1–2016, with errata or a USGBC-approved equivalent standard."

Are there any lists of published approved equivalents?...

Last reply: jamy bacchus, Sep 24, 2020, 2:15 pm

Thermal comfort for LEED Airports

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Mackenzie Anderson on Jun 17, 2020, 11:22 am

I am trying to find any official information on exceptions/modifications for LEED certifications for airports. The only info I can find is this article from USGBC ... ...

Last reply: Amal Venugopal, Sep 24, 2020, 1:44 pm

Number of Commissioning Agents

LEED Canada Forum
posted by Dola Onajin on Sep 24, 2020, 11:25 am

Is it okay to have more than one independent...

Renewable Energy Calculator

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by Mike Halcom on Jul 27, 2020, 12:18 pm

We are contemplating changeing form LEED v4 to LEED v4.1 for...

Last reply: Hrisa Gatzoulis, Sep 24, 2020, 11:12 am

Using "Social Equity Within the Project Team" Pilot Credit for a Design-Build project

Pilot-Credits IPpc90: Social equity within the project team
posted by Megan Leslie on Sep 18, 2018, 1:20 pm

My company has a CSR report that complies with the requirements in Option 2.  We have found that when our company makes up at least 20% (by cost) of the design contract we can easily achieve the...

Last reply: Megan Leslie, Sep 24, 2020, 11:05 am

Dwelling units monitoring

NC-v4.1 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Nicolas Martinez Ochoa on Sep 24, 2020, 10:20 am

Hello everyone,

I’m working in a multifamily project which uses natural ventilation for both conditioning and ventilation. My question is regarding indoor air quality monitoring. The...

Option E LRV for glass

CI-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Deborah Stadler on Sep 25, 2018, 2:27 pm

What should be included for LRV for glass walls?  LRV information on glass walls is sparse.  Just include the wall beyond and not the glass itself? If manufacturers don't have LRV for products,...

Last reply: Carina Clark, Sep 24, 2020, 9:49 am

USGBC system to perform surveys

EBOM-v4.1 LTp1: Transportation Performance
posted by Hunyum Murya on Sep 24, 2020, 4:38 am

Credit says: "Transportation survey must be conducted using the USGBC system"

But the guide doesn't mention what the USGBC system is or what platforms I can use.

How can this survey...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Sep 24, 2020, 9:06 am

Innovation and Pilot credit clarification on Cleaning Policy

Retail-CI-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Toshif Ruikar on Sep 24, 2020, 7:57 am


Can I use green cleaning policy as a innovation in one of our LEED ID+C retail project, as i am already applying for Pilot-Credits INpc137: Safety First: Cleaning and Disinfecting...

Can a non-compliant industry-wide type III EPD be tracked as a product-specific EPD instead?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Jenelle Shapiro on Mar 25, 2019, 4:39 pm

We just received comments back from review for the construction credits on a product and several of our industry-wide EPDs were flagged because they did not include conformance to ISO 21930 or EN...

Last reply: antai ramos stevens, Sep 23, 2020, 7:46 pm