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VOC content evaluation- any real change to Manf documented g/L content reporting requirement?

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Joanna Switzer on May 28, 2019, 2:46 pm

Hi all,

I've casually heard about LEED review comments insisting upon lab test / third party validation of claimed...

Last reply: Jeff Wiedmeyer, Jun 4, 2020, 3:15 pm

Required percentage of vegetated area.

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Jun 3, 2020, 10:54 pm

I have attended numerous seminars, including an all-day workshop at GreenBuild, on V4 and V4.1, and every time I was told that for this credit, the minimum required vegetated area is 25% of the...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Jun 4, 2020, 2:07 pm


Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Carolina Vasquez on Jun 4, 2020, 1:00 pm


We have implemented additional strategies at our office with regards to the bird collision detterrence monitoring program but we have registered a couple of bird strikes. I would like...

HERS index rating USGBC-approved equivalent for projects outside the U.S.

Homes-v4 EAp1: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Micaela Smulevich on Jun 4, 2020, 11:52 am

We are working with a project outside US, and need information on USGBC-approved equivalent for HERS index rating for projects outside the U.S.

Zinc Anticorrosive Aerosol

CI-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Andrzej Gutowski on Jun 3, 2020, 10:22 am

Dear Collegues,

We are evaluating low emmisive compliance with Zinc Spray, used to repair any issues with anticorrosive paint that might occure afer installation of HVAC components. I...

Last reply: Andrzej Gutowski, Jun 4, 2020, 3:29 am

Mechanically ventilated spaces: Interior cross-contamination prevention.

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Anna Balaban on Jun 3, 2020, 7:47 am


We are doing an office building.

Can we get points for Option 1, even if we don't have any spaces in the building where hazardous gases or chemicals may be present or used?...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Jun 4, 2020, 2:11 am

Innovation for Grind-to-Energy?

CS-2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
posted by Brian Salazar on Jun 3, 2020, 10:22 am

Tristan Roberts Technical Director The Laurentia Project, HPDC LEEDuser Expert 11449 thumbs up June 3, 2020- 1:12 pm Hi Brian, are you familiar with this pilot credit on composting? It looks like it provides a path that may be applicable to you! This forum thread may also be relevant for consideration if the pilot credit doesn't fit—not as encouraging, though. Log in or register to post comments Brian Salazar President, LEED AP, WELL AP Entegra Development & Investment, LLC LEEDuser Premium Member 49 thumbs up June 3, 2020- 3:08 pm Thanks Tristan- I did look into the Pilot credit...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 3, 2020, 10:11 pm

No Cooling Tower pilot credit

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Gail Napell on Oct 30, 2018, 12:59 am

Hi all

we're pursuing this credit and received a comment from the LEED reviewer that we need to submit the survey confirmation e-mail in order to achieve the credit.  The survey asks if we...

Last reply: Cam Fitzgerald, Jun 3, 2020, 3:45 pm

Exemplary Performance for Electric Vehicles

NC-v4.1 LTc8: Electric Vehicles
posted by Michelle Lambert on Jun 2, 2020, 11:15 am

Is Exemplary Performance available for installing more electric vehicle charging stations than the required 2% in v4.1? It was not available under Green Vehicles in v4 but wondering if that has...

Last reply: Joseph Snider, Jun 3, 2020, 3:23 pm

Do not have LEED AP yet, but colleague does

NC-2009 IDc2: LEED Accredited Professional
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Jun 2, 2020, 3:06 pm

I have been trying to find time to take the LEED AP exam but other projects that I'm a part of have been taking up my time that it makes it difficult to study now.  However, my colleague who is...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 3, 2020, 1:03 pm