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Non-Inpatient Floors- Total Floor Plate Area

Healthcare-v2009 IEQc8.2: Daylight and views - views
posted by Irene Chung on Jan 9, 2020, 6:19 pm


Does anyone know if the total floor plate area for the Non-Inpatient Floors views calculations include the...

Material Ingredient Reporting: Most efficient program to use for Site Furnishings

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Ryan Demchuk on Jan 9, 2020, 3:39 pm

Hello, we are a site furnishings manufacturer with the intention of ensuring our products can qualify for usage under multiple LEED credits. 

We are hoping to receive any guidance...

MR Credit: "Permanently installed products" vs "Permanently installed BUILDING products"

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Ryan Demchuk on Jan 9, 2020, 2:15 pm

My question is regarding the classification of "permanently installed products" vs. "permanently installed BUILDING products".

For example, the MR Credit: Building Product Disclosure and...

Default light reflectance values for commodity materials?

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Joanna Switzer on Feb 5, 2018, 1:54 pm

Curious if anyone has had success claiming some type of Industry cited / average / worst case LRV for surface finishes such as standard poured in place concrete flooring.

If not,...

Last reply: Kera Lagios, Jan 9, 2020, 12:42 pm

100% Greenfield Site

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Sofia Barahona on Jan 9, 2020, 11:30 am

If we are designing a project on a 100%...

LEED v4 CI information

CS-v4 SSc7: Tenant Design and Construction Guidelines
posted by Annie Donegan on Jan 9, 2020, 10:59 am

Hi all, 

I was wondering if the changes from LEED 2009 to LEED v4 no longer require guidelines to contain "information on LEED for Commercial Interiors or explain how the core and shell...

In an open office space, how to distinguish whether the type of workstation meets the definition of permanent indoor obstruction

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Jingchao Qian on Jan 8, 2020, 10:34 pm

There are questions about the quality view of open-plan office spaces. Vision types 1 and 3 require no permanent indoor obstructions. Refer to example 3 in the reference. It seems that movable...

MDE's simple equation for estimating surface area

CS-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Erkki Seinre on Jan 9, 2020, 6:08 am

I came across a video about treatment area calculation on USGBC website: ...

Baseline hot water generation

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ciaran McCabe on Mar 2, 2016, 6:48 am

The Design Preliminary Review has been completed on one of my projects and we have one query from EAp2 which appears unclear. It states that ‘heating equipment should be heat pumps in both...

Last reply: Eva Denton, Jan 9, 2020, 6:10 am

LEEDv4.1 Acoustic- Can residential projects no longer achieve this credit?

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Sophie Kerr on Jan 8, 2020, 5:11 pm

I noticed LEED v4.1 removes mention of residence and residential. Table 1 removes all 'residence' reference and table 2 removes 'apartment and condominium'. Can residential projects no longer...

Last reply: Sophie Kerr, Jan 8, 2020, 5:18 pm