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Gross Floor Area: Areas to exclude

CS-2009 PIf2: Project Summary Details
posted by Silvia Ruiz on Jan 24, 2018, 6:57 pm


I'm calculating the...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Jan 14, 2020, 2:01 pm

"Open to update" an already awarded credit

CS-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Victoria Rios Esteve on Jan 14, 2020, 1:34 pm

Hi everyone!

We have recently received the design final review and are preparing the construction submittal for a v2009 Core and Shell project. On the design final review, WEp1 has been...

Compliant EPR Programs

NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Amanda Tullos on Jan 9, 2020, 1:22 pm

Has anyone had luck getting credit for a take back service program like Steelcase's (https://www.steelcase.com/services/#...

Last reply: Allen Cornett, Jan 14, 2020, 1:34 pm

Regularly Occupied

NC-v4.1 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Martha Norbeck on Jan 14, 2020, 12:42 pm

The credit language reads all "occupied spaces." Is that really the intent? Or is it all "REGULARLY occupied" spaces? 

Interpretation of the Net usable program area for area calculations

Healthcare-v4 SSc7: Places of respite
posted by Priscillia Champagne on Jan 14, 2020, 10:21 am

"Net usable program area" is defined as follow : the sum of all interior areas in the project available to house the project's program. It does not include areas for building equipment,...

Required Materials for LCA

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by RDK E&S on Jan 10, 2020, 4:06 pm


We are looking for more information as to what details from Baseline and Proposed models need to be included in the models. 

  1. What "interior finishes" need to be...

Last reply: Agnieszka Kaczmarek, Jan 14, 2020, 9:23 am

Submitting for additional Design Credits at Construction Credit Review Stage

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Philippa Cameron on Oct 15, 2017, 8:51 am

Hi. We are preparing to register a project and submit documentation for the design credits following a split review approach. However the Client has now suggested they might decide to pursue ...

Last reply: Renee Shirey, Jan 14, 2020, 9:21 am

Rating system for a renovation existing building for Senior Housing

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Juan Perugia on Jan 14, 2020, 5:29 am


I would like to know which rating system should I choose to certify a minor renovation for a building that is for Senior Residence. Is it "hospitality" rating system?


REACH compliance

NC-v4 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by Charline SEYTIER on Dec 21, 2017, 7:01 am

referenced by Charline is not sufficient at only 1,000 ppm. Please search the LEEDuser forum for more on this. I think this question may have been a duplicate which was answered previously. Log in or register...

Last reply: Francesco Passerini, Jan 14, 2020, 3:35 am

Can a building going for re-certification attempt additional credits that are not performance based

EBOM-v4.1 SSc3: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Frank Weiss on Jan 10, 2020, 8:30 pm

I understand that a building attempting re-certification is awarded 10 points for their past certification.  My question is can a building attempting re-certification using Version 4.1 also...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Jan 13, 2020, 2:32 pm