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Option 2: Provide Backup Power for critical loads (1 point)- Back-Up Power Time Duration Table 1.

Pilot-Credits IPpc100: Passive Survivability and Functionality During Emergencies
posted by Dionisio Franca on Mar 25, 2019, 9:19 pm

Back-up power time duration table 1 divides facilities in three categories:

1. Baseline facilities, 2. Fundamental community service organizations, and  3. Solar and wind electric back-up...

Last reply: Dionisio Franca, May 21, 2019, 8:36 pm

Offsite Renewables contributing to the energy model

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by David Hubka on May 21, 2019, 2:04 pm

Looks like we might begin to be able to claim offsite...

2016 T24 energy code- v4_Minimum Energy Performance Calculator_v05- how much of this needs to be completed

CI-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Kevin Gilleran on May 20, 2019, 8:44 pm

Hi,

I am modeling a tenant improvement with an existing shell, new lighting and HVAC. The report is showing 16.5% savings with no renewables and 31% with renewables. I have just filled out...

Integrative process charrette and ANSI book

NC-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Kavita K on May 17, 2019, 12:24 pm

Hi all,

We are pursuing a LEED for Schools project and are looking to get the Integrative process credit. Couple of clarifying questions -

1) I could not find a proper list of...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 20, 2019, 5:19 pm

Baseline systems exception: A system for the kitchen in all electricity heating source

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Mohamed Elagiry on May 20, 2019, 11:51 am

if we have system 6 as The main system which has the electricity as the main heating source, we have an exception for the kitchen according to G3.1.1 b which state to use system 5 or 7 for the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 20, 2019, 5:14 pm

Condo Building with EXTREMELY small units- around 400 sf

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Stacy Smedley on May 20, 2019, 12:14 pm

We are performing blower door tests on a condo project with units as small as 400 sf. The testing firm has indicated that the requirements for compliance are unreasonable and very challenging on...

MR credits- Option 1 & Option 2

CS-v4 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by Yoyo Shek on May 20, 2019, 6:19 am

Hello all, 

We are currently working on a C&S project (v.4). As the requirements for option 2 is an enhancement of option 1, it is possible to source a product that fulfills option 2...

MR credits- Option 1 & Option2

CS-v4.1 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by Yoyo Shek on May 20, 2019, 6:03 am

Hello all, 

We are currently working on a C&S project (v.4) and planning to upgrade the MR section to v.4.1. For version 4.1, it stated that project could earn 2 points if it fulfills ...

materials that create the building or are attached to it

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Francesco Passerini on May 17, 2019, 7:05 am

The Reference guide states: "LEED refers to products and materials that create the building or are attached to it"

Are materials that create the parking spaces included?

I think...

"Pilot-Credits SSpc83: Offsite Financial Support for Habitat Protection"

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Yoyo Shek on Mar 14, 2019, 6:30 am

Trista Little Senior Consultant, WSP USA LEEDuser Expert 361 thumbs up April 11, 2019- 8:44 pm Hi Yoyo, yes you can replace the normal SSc2 Site Development credit with Pilot Credit 83. This webpage:  https://www.usgbc.org/node/5052535?return=/pilotcredits/New-Construction/v4  confirms PC83 is applicable for BDC v4 projects. And there's no distance requirement for the pilot credit, but as you point out, you have to donate to NFWF or FAS. Remember to also register for the Pilot Credit and complete all the requirements (e.g. the feedback survey and participate in the LEEDuser credit forum...

Last reply: Trista Little, May 17, 2019, 12:41 pm