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Renewable Energy Production

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by Jeff Forward on Jun 5, 2019, 3:02 pm

NC v4.1 talks about offsetting a percentage of greenhouse gas emissions.  How are...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 18, 2020, 3:52 pm

Proving Savings for a Utility-Owned Power Plant

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Michael Hill on Sep 17, 2020, 11:36 am

I am wondering if anyone has any thoughts on how/if energy savings could be demonstrated for a Utility-Owned Electric Power Plant (just the plant itself). Obviously the majority of the energy...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 18, 2020, 3:38 pm


NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Anna Kaelin on Sep 18, 2020, 2:59 pm


I am working on a New Construction project - a community center, certifying under LEED v4. 

I am pretty new with LEED projects and trying to identify whether the HVAC systems...

Adding Kitchens in the Minimum IAQ Performance Calculator

NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Sep 18, 2020, 2:26 pm

There is no clear selection for kitchens in the occupancy category of the calculator, and yet when I took a look at the IEQ matrix it shows Kitchen spaces are to be included for IEQp1.  No...

Tenant Agreement

CS-v4 SSc7: Tenant Design and Construction Guidelines
posted by Robyn Dowsey on May 18, 2015, 4:33 pm

Has anyone ever used the Tenant agreement credit/Core And Shell as a BD&C ID credit -Do you have a good template for sample agreements that have worked in the past.

Last reply: Sean Brady, Sep 18, 2020, 11:22 am

Leed and well

NC-v4.1 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by miles woolley on Sep 17, 2020, 3:27 pm

We have an office project that looks at achieving both Leed and Well guidance for acoustics. Does anyone have similar experience? And if so which was the overriding criteria?

Heat Island Reduction

NC-v4.1 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Maria Gamero on Sep 18, 2020, 7:49 am

Our project has 85% of parking covered by the building, but on the roof we have a vegetated area and solar panels. In the credit of Heat Island Reduction can we opt for Option 1?

Green Building Education- Educational Outreach Program vs. Guided Tour

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Katy Keene on Feb 17, 2020, 8:12 am

For our project, we are planning on selecting the below two options:

  1. A comprehensive signage program built into the building's spaces to educate the occupants and visitors of the...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Sep 17, 2020, 5:37 pm

Required Materials for LCA

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by RDK E&S on Jan 10, 2020, 4:06 pm


We are looking for more information as to what details from Baseline and Proposed models need to be included in the models. 

  1. What "interior finishes" need to be...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Sep 17, 2020, 4:02 pm

Entryway Systems

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Lara Ibarra on Sep 15, 2020, 3:41 pm

Hi everyone,

For the entryway systems, the guide doesn't specify if it has to be installed inside and/or outside the building's entrance. Does anyone know if it can be installed 5 feet...

Last reply: David Hubka, Sep 17, 2020, 2:15 pm