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Mulch Play Areas as Hardscape?

Schools-NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Brian Salazar on May 14, 2020, 12:14 pm

I've had wood as hardscape and had the same question at some point...this post was in v3, but you may still be able to use it as reference:  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/sri-wood Log...

Last reply: Brian Salazar, May 20, 2020, 12:53 pm

Fire Station Apparatus Bay Filtration Requirement

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Elizabeth Hargrave on May 20, 2020, 11:46 am

I am working on a Fire Station Project.  We are going for the EQ Credit: Enhanced Indoor Air Quality Strategies Option 1.  We are mechanically ventilated in both the Fire Station living spaces...

Campus approach for Renewable Energy Production

Healthcare-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Ruju Rathod on Oct 29, 2019, 5:21 pm

We are working on a LEED-NC Healthcare certification for one of the buildings in a healthcare campus.

Can we get points under Renewable Energy Production for solar panels that are...

Last reply: Hashir Usman, May 20, 2020, 11:22 am

Documenting Construction Credits for Individula registered projects within Master Site...

LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Rick Alfandre on May 20, 2020, 11:11 am

We are working on a project with a Master Site and 2 registered projects on the site.    For Construction Credits such as Mr 4 Recycled Content our budget is for the overall project, not building...

Renewable Energy documentation for a Campus Project

LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Hashir Usman on May 20, 2020, 10:21 am

Hi all,

I would like to ask that if the owner is planning to install solar energy generation on the campus site and this energy is to be provided to the existing buildings also which are...

ACP for Europe

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Edwin van Eeckhoven on May 15, 2020, 8:02 am

Hello out there!

For a retail interior  project in Europe the question is, is there an ACP for the energy modelling (software) instead of ASHREA which is not common in EU.

Thank you...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 20, 2020, 10:13 am

Operative Temperature and Mean Radiant Temperature

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Nishank Shah on May 19, 2020, 4:53 pm


Is there a simpler method to calculate or estimate operative temperature and mean radiant temperature for the Thermal Comfort credit?

The method described in ASHRAE makes us...

Last reply: Nishank Shah, May 20, 2020, 9:20 am

High Rise Tower with pointed crown

CS-2009 SSc7.2: Heat island effect - roof
posted by MOHAMED A. SAID, LEED AP on Jul 19, 2012, 8:36 am

I am working on a HR tower with "virtually" no roof. The upper most portion of the tower is converging to a very narrow; curved glazed concrete-framed...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, May 20, 2020, 7:51 am

Systems Unable to Meet Required Outdoor Airflow Rates

EBOM-v4.1 EQp1: Minimum Indoor Air Quality
posted by Dang Thi on May 20, 2020, 12:23 am

I have a question,  compare to LEED v4...

Large Site with Formal Landscape, Unirrigated Turfgrass, and Undisturbed Vegetative Areas- Calculation Approach

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Jeff Ross-Bain, PE, LEED Fellow on Nov 29, 2018, 5:38 pm

We have a Group Project with a well defined and large LEED Boundary that has some formal landscaping with irrigation, some areas (i.e. steep slopes at grading) that have turfgrass with no...

Last reply: Cindy Quinn, May 19, 2020, 7:35 pm