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Wall Components

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by LUCY WILLIAMS on Jun 15, 2017, 10:15 am

When reporting for the wall, ceiling category under Option 1, do all of the interior partition components need to be complaint- the gypsum board, the tape, the joint compound, the studs and the...

Last reply: Reinhard Oppl, Apr 28, 2019, 5:02 pm

Institute of Transportation Engineers’ Transportation Planning Handbook

Schools-NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Kate Bubriski on Feb 4, 2019, 12:47 pm

Does anyone know if the table in the 4th edition, which LEED v4.1 references, is different than the 3rd edition?

Last reply: Elizabeth Powers, Apr 26, 2019, 7:49 pm

Adding a Level to a LEED O&M Certified Building

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Patricia Lloyd on Apr 26, 2019, 1:12 pm

I was asked to create a LEED CS Scorecard for a project that is an addition of a floor added to the top of an existing multi-story LEED O&M certified building. I do not think CS is...

Grass only landscaping

CS-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Raisa Mendes on Apr 26, 2019, 10:49 am


My team is currently working on a project and we are not sure we meet the criteria for option 1 (no irrigation required) in both WEp1 and WEc1 - Outdoor Water Use Reduction.


System 7 Reheat box leaving temperature

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Przemysław Rejczak on Apr 15, 2019, 9:02 am

Dear Everone,

We are using new version of Carrier HAP 5.11i software which forces us to set leaving temperature for reheat box. There is no requirement for reheat box temperature in...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Apr 26, 2019, 10:03 am

No Cooling Tower, has to be large building and non-residential?

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Maria Porter on Apr 24, 2019, 8:20 am


If our project(s) have No cooling tower and no district cooling, can we not take the credit based on that our buildings are too small and that they are residential (nursing homes)? Is...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Apr 26, 2019, 3:54 am

Overhead Vegetated Canopy

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Dustin Eggink on Sep 13, 2018, 11:38 am

We have a campus site site with areas, outside of construction limits, that contain many mature shade trees with turf grass underneath. The credit requirements on Page 177 state that a minimum of...

Last reply: Sean Adams, Apr 25, 2019, 1:52 pm

Water bottle drinking fountain- water usage

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Erin Rowe on Feb 14, 2019, 1:55 am

I see that water-bottle fill stations / drinking fountains are not on the list of fixtures in the calculator. Do we just leave those out of the water savings calculations? Or should they be...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 25, 2019, 12:16 pm

Option 2. Priority designation

CS-v4 LTc3: High priority site
posted by Ciaran McCabe on Apr 25, 2019, 12:09 pm

For projects outside the US where it states "a local equivalent program administered at the national level for projects outside the U.S." - has anyone any experience in terms of what might be...

Envelope Design Review for LEED V4 Commissioning under Fundamental Cx

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Rohit Upadhyay on Apr 24, 2019, 7:55 pm

Hi Everyone,

Can someone clarify what is the extent of envelope design review by a Commissioning Authority (...