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Quantifiable metrics and thresholds for the credit

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Esteban Martinez on Aug 11, 2020, 1:00 pm


I'm wondering which are the quantifiable metrics or thresholds for the different design patterns on 14 Patterns of Biophillic Design. So far I have only seen an example with...

Ergonomic Standards

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Brenda Parker on Nov 16, 2016, 1:42 pm

Is there a website to view the ergonomic standards for workstations (BIFMA G1-2013, ANSI/HFES 100-2007, CSA Z412-00, ISO 9241-5:1998) without paying a fee?

Last reply: Annalise Dum, Aug 11, 2020, 12:03 pm

Pilot credit EQpc44- Ergonomist Specialist

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Maria Dolores Juri on Dec 13, 2019, 8:53 am


Our project is pursing LEED BD+C v4 EQpc44.

I have a question regarding the ergonomic specialist hired to design an ergonomic strategy for the project.

Our project is...

Last reply: Annalise Dum, Aug 11, 2020, 11:56 am

Baseline HVAC system for existing building

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by on Aug 7, 2020, 4:54 pm

Dear All, 

I am working on a project which has two parts, A & B. Part A is an existing building with a new fenestration system and piping system, but all other systems are existing....

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 11, 2020, 9:38 am

U.S. Department of Energy’s (CBECS) database- data on the website

CI-v4 EAc6: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Karen Elliott on May 13, 2019, 4:51 am

Dear All

We used prescriptive option on Minimum Energy Performance, so looking to calculate out energy use via U.S. Department of Energy’s Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 11, 2020, 8:48 am

Indoor Air Quality Procedure

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by James Keohane on Jun 15, 2017, 11:55 am

I understand that the credit language requires the use of the Ventilation Rate Procedure(VRP) from ASHRAE 62.1-2010. I am working with a project team that is considering using an air scrubber...

Last reply: James Keohane, Aug 10, 2020, 6:04 pm

Issues with Private Lav Faucet in WEp2 Calculator

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by RDK E&S on Aug 10, 2020, 5:06 pm

Does anyone else notice a potential bug with the private lav faucet rows in the WEP2? The calculator allows users to enter input details for the fixture type, but colums U&V don't populate...

How many units needed for air testing.

Mid-Rise-v4 EQc2: Contaminant control
posted by Jillian Hansen on Aug 10, 2020, 4:00 pm

I am working on a project that has one ventilation system and each of the 6 floors are less than 25,000SF. Going by the reference guide there are three options for number of units needed to be...

Independent Living Units NOT Included??

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by James Keohane on Aug 10, 2020, 1:49 pm

Project Information:  A LEED V4 New Construction project consisting of a three story clubhouse with Independent Living units on the upper four floors.  The Cluhouse elements account for 65% of...

Additional Innvation Point for EApc95?

Pilot-Credits EApc95: Alternative Energy Performance Metric
posted by Rebecca Mann on Aug 10, 2020, 12:19 pm

Our team is looking for clarification if there is an additional 1 point achieved from EApc95 for under the Innovation category in addition to the points acheived based on the...