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Supervisor can hire Cxa?

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Vanessa Montezuma ramos on May 28, 2020, 11:02 am

We are participating in a Design-Build project of more than 20,000 ft2. Can the supervisor of the general contractor hire the Commissioning Agent? The supervisor will be employed directly by the...

Last reply: Joseph Snider, May 28, 2020, 1:28 pm

Process HVAC modeling approach

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Abhinay Sharma on May 27, 2020, 2:56 pm

Hi, we are consisering options for our high process load building in meeting the minimum requirements of the energy credit. 

We have spaces that have a high heat load, and non-mechanical...

Last reply: Cam Fitzgerald, May 28, 2020, 8:58 am

LEED version 2009 Sunset admist COVID-19

Working through COVID-19
posted by Hannah Lee Sevilla on May 28, 2020, 3:19 am

Hello to all! I hope for everyone's safety and health during these uncertain times.

My team is just wondering, are there any updates from the USGBC/...

Partial Compliance Requirement for Insulation Category

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Marcia Weekes on Apr 9, 2019, 7:15 am

For the insulation category, the credit language indicates that "At least 75% of all insulation, meets the...

Last reply: Chyanne Husar, May 27, 2020, 7:42 pm

Calculating Residential Density- comparing to what acreage?

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Renee Shirey on Aug 8, 2019, 1:36 pm

In calculating the DU/acre, what land is used to determine the overall acreage? Am I comparing the # of residential units compared to the total acreage in the 1/4 radius, that total acreage minus...

Last reply: Bryan Markkanen, May 27, 2020, 6:31 pm


General forums
posted by Tristan Roberts on Mar 3, 2011, 1:54 pm

Pat, you can find complete information on the webcast here.

Last reply: Manivannan Devaraj, May 27, 2020, 5:36 pm

Innovation by earning selected credits from other LEED rating system.

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Michael J Turner on May 7, 2020, 2:25 pm

In the Innovation credit, the guide says "Points can also be earned by achieving selected credits from other LEED rating systems."

Where can we find the list. For our project, we are using...

Last reply: Trista Little, May 27, 2020, 1:27 pm

Language for signs?

NC-v4.1 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by emily reese moody on Apr 9, 2020, 5:53 pm

Has anyone used the updated v4.1 version of this and has a good way to phrase the signage? Seems even more awkward than the previous needs.

We're additionally trying to align the...

Last reply: emily reese moody, May 27, 2020, 12:34 pm

South-East Asia Alternative Compliance Path for ASHRAE 90.1-2010

Data-Centers-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by dianti avo on May 27, 2020, 12:14 am


Is there any Alternative Compliance Path for ASHRAE 90.1-2010 (mandatory provision) for South-East Asia region?


Approach to LCA

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Barbora Cicvárková on May 25, 2020, 9:27 am

Hi to all,

we would like to discuss a question about determining baseline and proposed building to meet LCA credit's requirements and meet the whole credits intent.

We work with the...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, May 27, 2020, 8:27 am