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Uplight under semi-opaque canopy

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Emily Purcell on Jul 27, 2020, 10:50 am


I'm working on a project that is evaluating some different facade lighting and canopy options. We are in LZ2, so we can't use the facade lighting uplight exemption. We are using the...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Jul 27, 2020, 1:01 pm

Unbundling Documentation

NC-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Hannah Lee Sevilla on Mar 27, 2020, 2:35 am

Hello. I would like to ask what kind of documentation usually reflects a project's implementation of daily parking fee? is this similar to a Lease Agreement? Or House rules? What if the...

Last reply: Kelsey Wotila, Jul 27, 2020, 12:46 pm

Biodigestion process instead of composting

ND-Plan-v4 GIBc16: Solid waste management
posted by LEED Pro Consultant on Jul 27, 2020, 10:58 am

We are trying to achieve the GIB - Solid Waste Management.

The project will have recycling stations, a drop-off point for hazardous waste, and recycling containers every 245m. ...

Last reply: Eliot Allen, Jul 27, 2020, 11:53 am

Tolerance within the achievement of the criteria due to different affectations

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Audrey LEDESERT on Jul 27, 2020, 7:35 am


I'm working on a project with administration affectation and some commercial surfaces on the groundfloor (surface < 40% of the total project surfaces).

As the commercials...

Last reply: Daniel Glaser, Jul 27, 2020, 8:52 am

Water-resistant flooring

Homes-v4 MRp2: Durability management
posted by Alec Luong on Jul 26, 2020, 12:06 am

The credit states to "use water resistant flooring; do not use carpet." Is there a specific list of what LEED considers to be water resistant flooring? Or does the credit simply mean not to use...

SITES project boundary for neighborhood

SITES Discussion Forum
posted by Alexia Anastassiadis on Jul 24, 2020, 12:37 pm

Hello, we are in process of evaluating applying SITES for a new small gated community. We are not clear on wether we should include private lots, which houses and surrounding landscape within...

Last reply: Alexia Anastassiadis, Jul 24, 2020, 7:16 pm

Do jail cells need to have thermal controls?

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by on Jul 24, 2020, 1:40 pm

I am currently working on a project that has short term jail/holding cells that are classified as inidividual occupant spaces. Under LEED should these spaces be included in the thermal controls...

Campus approach: CHP modeling (LEED v4.1 + ASHRAE 90.1-2016)

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Alessandro Zuanon on Jul 24, 2020, 7:34 am


the project regards a campus (multiple buildings) served by a trigeneration plant (plant producing electricity, heat and chilled water). LEED versione is v4.1. 


Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 24, 2020, 2:25 pm

Non-electric and electric energy use for the Renewable Energy credit version 4.1

CI-v4.1 EAc4: Renewable energy
posted by Ana Maria Escobar Cardenas on Jul 22, 2020, 9:16 am


I am doing a substitution of the Renewable Energy (Green Power) credit to version 4.1 for a Commercial Interior project. 
I used TABLE 2....

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 24, 2020, 2:08 pm

Legal Wood-pilot alternative compliance path

Pilot-Credits MRpc102: Legal Wood
posted by Dustin Davis on Sep 8, 2016, 3:39 pm

We are very excited about this new legal...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 24, 2020, 1:05 pm