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CS-v4.1 EQc4: Daylight
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Aug 4, 2019, 9:40 am


We are working on an office high rise in the US southwest. There is floor to ceiling glazing throughout and Mecho shades on an automated schedule based on sun position will be...

Exterior Lighting- Confirm only one option for compliance

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Jasmine A on Aug 1, 2019, 7:25 pm

Hello all, 

This should be an easy one but the LEED requirements aren't clear to me on this. The following USGBC page doesn't distinguish (or label) option 1 vs. option 2: ...

Documenting the various Water Efficiency Credits

CS-2009 WEc2: Innovative Wastewater Technologies
posted by Guillermo Hernandez Espinoza on Aug 2, 2019, 2:09 pm

Hi everyone.

I'm a bit confused about how to document the different credits, due to the way I should fill the forms.

In summary, we achieve a 32% reduction on potable water use by...

Projects with no associated off-street parking

CS-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Esteban Martinez on May 31, 2017, 4:48 pm

The team has the following doubt: at the LEED guide says that the project allowable parking must be less or equal to minimum code, but then says that if the project is not associated to off-...

Last reply: Alicia Ravetto, Aug 2, 2019, 1:29 pm

Share a task lamp?

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Kristen Magnuson on Aug 1, 2019, 8:16 pm

Has anyone ever proposed that 1 task...

Windows & Skylights required for feature #7?

Pilot-Credits EQpc78: Design for active occupants
posted by Jasmine A on Aug 1, 2019, 6:58 pm

Question is in reference to "7. Provide daylighting at each floor/roof level of the stair(s) using either windows and/or skylights of at least 8 square feet (1 square meter) in size.

Measuring TVOCs

EBOM-v4.1 EQc1: Indoor Environmental Quality Performance
posted by Rick Alfandre on Aug 1, 2019, 4:06 pm

Has anyone ever used a device called the Airthings Wave Plus? We want to use it to report CO2 and...

Water metering v4.0 Janitor's closet water usage

CS-v4 WEc4: Water metering
posted by Alicia Ravetto on Aug 1, 2019, 10:50 am

Reviewer wrote: "Provide narrative confirming that the janitor's closet water usage has not been addressed within the metering capacity and that at least 80% of the indoor plumbing fixtures and...

Last reply: Alicia Ravetto, Aug 1, 2019, 2:57 pm

Envelope Commissioning in CI-v4

CI-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Heather DeGrella on Jan 23, 2019, 2:57 pm

Hi All,

I was wondering if anyone has had success "borrowing" the Enhanced Commissioning "Option 2: Envelope Commissioning" from BD+C pursuing it as an innovation credit under Commercial...

Last reply: Renee Shirey, Aug 1, 2019, 2:56 pm

Modeling Proposed and Baseline buildings

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Aug 1, 2019, 11:04 am

Dear All,

We are currently modelling a CI project. The...