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Furniture BIFMA levels

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Sue Bryant on Apr 9, 2018, 12:39 pm

Do Bifma levels 1, 2, & 3 correlate to ANSI M7.1 2011 Sections 7.6.1, 7.6.2 and 7.6.3? If furniture is GREEN Guard Gold does it comply with 7.6.2 for full credit? I am trying to provide an...

Last reply: Walter Broner, Oct 10, 2019, 11:42 am

LEED NC V4, minimum OA for tenant spaces.

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Santiago Sanchez Sanchez on Sep 19, 2019, 7:39 pm

Hi all,

I am working on a LEED NC hotel project which has a tenant space located on the ground floor. There are not HVAC designs for the tenant spaces since the future tenant occupants...

Last reply: Santiago Sanchez Sanchez, Oct 10, 2019, 11:14 am

Is anyone providing ergonomic keyboard and mouse?

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Anthony Stark on Oct 9, 2019, 5:54 pm

Our approach is to provide sit stand desks, adjustable chairs and adjustable monitor arms.  We are not providing ergonomic computer input devices such as mouse and keyboard unless medically...

Tenant-owned commercial refrigeration units

CS-2009 EAc4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Alexander Aaltonen on Aug 19, 2013, 11:27 am

I am working with a LEED CS project. My question is, whether commercial refrigeration units in leased supermarket areas must be included in the calculations?

The credit language talks...

Last reply: Max HuLuler, Oct 10, 2019, 7:42 am

EAp2-Energy Modeling_ Natural Ventilation/cooling Equivalent in Baseline models?

Mid-Rise-v4 EAp1: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Claudio Leon on Oct 10, 2019, 4:02 am

Dear all,

As many of you may know, up until now ROS such as office rooms (Office), Bedrooms(Residental), etc. are not required to be mechanically cooled and sometimes not even ventilated...

80%- how to determine 80% of flush and flow fixtures

NC-v4 WEc4: Water metering
posted by Sue Bryant on Oct 9, 2019, 11:52 pm

The requirement is to meter 80% indoor plumbing fixtures and fittings as described in WEp Indoor Water Use reduction: lavs, toilets, urinals, showers. If you meter all Residential units in a...

Parking Under Cover and SRI Requirement

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Summer on Oct 9, 2019, 4:35 am


Our project have a 100% parking space under cover which means we are okay with option 2. Do we need to comply with...

Last reply: Summer, Oct 9, 2019, 9:23 pm

Calculator's "Zone Discharge Airflow" for a Core & Shell Building

CS-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Todd Tewksbury on Oct 9, 2019, 4:19 pm

We are looking to achieve the v4 Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance credit for an 11-story core and shell office building.  The building will be conditioned by central...

Calculating total materials cost

NC-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Oct 9, 2019, 1:45 pm

So far, the materials that are included in the speadsheet calculator reflect CSI division 3-10.  And yet we have to account for Divisions 3-10, 31, and 32 when calculating the total materials...

Recycled Content of Concrete Documentation Issue due to Concrete supplier considering information proprietary

NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Adrienne Lynn on Oct 9, 2019, 1:15 pm

I was wondering if anyone had trouble getting concrete mix design information (mass of recycled SCM's and material costs of concrete) due to the concrete supplier considering this information as...