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How to achieve controllability for an arena

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Helene Lefkowitz on Feb 15, 2019, 3:02 pm

Hello - The project I am working on will have an arena and auction hall in the building. It is my understanding these spaces are considered a...

Furniture Reuse vs. Building Product Disclosure and Optimization— Sourcing of Raw Materials "Materials Reuse"

CI-v4 MRc2: Interiors life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Kristen Magnuson on Feb 13, 2019, 2:00 pm

Hello LEED world,

Option 2 of this credit grants 1 point if you "Reuse, salvage, or refurbish...

Last reply: Alara Matsyk, Feb 15, 2019, 1:50 pm

No cooling tower Sweden

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Sandra Holmström on Feb 15, 2019, 12:34 pm

We are pursuing this pilot credit as ACP for a Swedish Project. We Think it is fair that Projects without cooling Towers can achieve the no cooling Tower credit too, since you do not use any...

USGBC approved equivalent for ASHRAE standards

CI-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Alexander Spilger on Feb 4, 2019, 6:16 am


I am working on a LEED project within the UK, and I am trying to understand the alternative paths to ASHRAE Guideline 0-2013, ASHRAE Guideline 1.1–2007 for HVAC&R System, ASHRAE 90...

Last reply: Karen Elliott, Feb 15, 2019, 10:43 am

Circulation of Fresh air via AHU

CI-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by BEE Bisagni Environmental Enterprise on Feb 15, 2019, 2:15 am

My project has 3 areas. Project...

Energy sourse- pellets

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Vassil Vassilev on Feb 15, 2019, 1:46 am


Our project has as an energy source pellets – type agricultural crop or waste (sunflower waste).

Regarding the data entry in MEPC (Minimum Energy Performance Calculator...

OA in baseline model for residential building

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nicolas Martinez Ochoa on Feb 8, 2019, 11:57 am


I am modeling a 40-story residential building located in Miami and I am following the Energy star “Multifamily high rise program, Version 1.0, Revision 03” simulation guidelines....

Last reply: Nicolas Martinez Ochoa, Feb 14, 2019, 2:45 pm

Existing PV on previously certified project

NC-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Yu Zhang on Feb 13, 2019, 3:33 pm

I have a project that is a new building located on a previous certified LEED project with PV production.  The previous project had >90% offset by energy use and >100% offset by cost from...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 14, 2019, 1:42 pm

LEED Campus- Large Site Area

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Anastasia Huggins on Feb 14, 2019, 12:33 pm

We are looking at submitting this for a LEED Campus submittal but have some questions about the calculations. We have an existing 10 million SF campus, 92% of which is "open space" (so well above...

Portion of gound level paving under building

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Tilly Ford on Feb 15, 2018, 7:10 pm


I have a building for which the ground level steps back and therefore the paving is shading by the building itself. I can't quite tell how to account for this, is it either:


Last reply: Olawale Taiwo, Feb 14, 2019, 12:18 pm