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LEED-BD+C Hospitality- MRc5 Option 2 for a modular building.

NC-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Aug 14, 2019, 8:44 pm

Our project is a hotel for which all guestrooms are being manufactured as modular units. This will certainly save waste, and we are interested in pursuing Option 2. However, it isn't clear if in...

SSpc41 Walkable Project Site

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Helene Lefkowitz on Dec 21, 2016, 6:51 pm

Our project team pursued this pilot credit and found it to be very achievable for projects in urban settings. There was some credit language that was confusing at first glance but was easy to...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 14, 2019, 5:04 pm

5 Regional Priority Credits

NC-v4 RPc1: Regional Priority
posted by Nathan Gauthier on Oct 24, 2018, 11:12 am

I was checking the RP credits for LEED v4 NC in Cambridge today and there are only 5 listed (not 6). Boston is the same way. My understanding and past experience is there are always supposed to...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 14, 2019, 4:59 pm

Default values used in calculator

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Jasmine A on Aug 13, 2019, 4:52 pm

Are refrigerant GWPr and equipment life (years) typically shown on cutsheets, or are default values sufficient for this credit?

The closest I've seen is a calculator from Trane:...

Last reply: David Hubka, Aug 14, 2019, 4:17 pm


NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Elissa Wu on Aug 14, 2019, 4:05 pm


I am inputting a regularly occupied space in the calculator via the sidelighting prescriptive method. The Zone Floor Area is 148 SF (which is the nearly the size of the entire space...


NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Victoria Rios Esteve on Aug 14, 2019, 3:38 pm

Hi! We have a building in the process of certification which changed its initial contractor to another company. So, we were planning to add an adjunct to our Construction and Waste Management...

Last reply: debra a. lombard, Aug 14, 2019, 3:49 pm

LEED 2009 Credit SSc2 Development Density and Community Connectivity

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by Andrew Buck on Aug 13, 2019, 10:22 am

Hello, we are working on a Hotel Project in Chicago, where we had 10 basic services within a 1/2 mile radius, but one of the services (Convenience Market) has closed in the last year (during...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Aug 14, 2019, 1:12 pm

Exemplary Threshold

NC-v4 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Jane Bills on Aug 13, 2019, 9:22 pm

I have a Core & Shell project with the following:


249 Weekday          117 Weekend


204 Weekday          117 Weekend

We used "Multiple Transit" to...

Percentage Improvement using GHG emission metric

NC-v4.1 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Pan Pan on Aug 14, 2019, 3:18 am


How is the calculation for...

Compliance to ASHRAE 90.1-2010- Dimming Lights

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Summer on Aug 14, 2019, 1:03 am

I'm working on an office project located at the top of a 3-level podium and has a 4-level basement parking. The parking slots are not solely for the office tower (office towers are the ones that...