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Biophilic Design: Quantifiable Metrics

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by LEED Team DC on Jan 30, 2019, 10:57 am

Hi, I'm wondering if there are shareable examples of a project team documenting quantifiable biophilic metrics.

I'm inclined to think these metrics could be gained either noting dimensions...

Last reply: Bjorn Bull Hansen, Feb 26, 2020, 4:34 am

Best practice energy performance requirements for buildings

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Agata czerwinska on Feb 20, 2020, 8:57 am


I was trying to find best practices specification for LEED for residential buildings ,ideally new builds, however couldn't find any. I am particularly interested in u-values, air...

Last reply: Agata czerwinska, Feb 26, 2020, 2:56 am

Modeling of Direct Evaporative Cooling System in Baseline

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Amgad Khattab on Mar 4, 2018, 9:15 am

I am working on a factory building, of which only the office area (10%) is conditioned using split A/C systems and the factory area (90%) is being cooled by using direct evaporative cooling...

Last reply: Dang Thi, Feb 25, 2020, 9:31 pm


CI-v4 EAc5: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Michael Smithing on Mar 24, 2017, 1:52 am

For a CI project with minimal new HVAC equipment is the credit scope limited to equipment within the scope of the project only, or is there a hurdle below which...

Last reply: Eric Bautista, Feb 25, 2020, 8:58 pm

Different contractors for earthworks and construction

NC-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Vanessa Montezuma ramos on Feb 24, 2020, 3:33 pm

Hi everyone, 

We are working on an Airport project. The earthworks and construction of the terminal will be done by different contractors, meaning the...

Last reply: Vanessa Nelson, Feb 25, 2020, 6:00 pm

Energy prerequisites

Hospitality-CI-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Jorge López de Obeso on Feb 25, 2020, 1:31 pm

Hi, is has come to my attention that the prerequisites and credits from this forum differs from those listed in the LEED 4.1 Reference Guide. Also, credit labrary is not consistent with either...

standards for heat recovery efficiency

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Feb 25, 2020, 3:09 am

I am considering a Japanese air-air heat recovery system (exhaust air energy recovery). Its efficiency is evaluated according to the Japanese standard JIS B 8628-2003 (heat exchange efficiency 79...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 25, 2020, 11:12 am


NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Marion THIBAULT on Feb 24, 2020, 4:30 pm

In accordance with the ALTERNATIVE COMPLIANCE PATHS FOR EUROPE document, for pre-requisites and energy credits (EA Prerequisite: Minimum Energy Performance & EA Credit: Optimize...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 25, 2020, 11:04 am

Multiple Cx Agents for the Option Paths

NC-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Saagar Patel on Feb 25, 2020, 9:52 am

I do...

Type III external vs external

NC-v4.1 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Michelle Halle Stern on Feb 24, 2020, 5:54 pm

When I look up EPDs in UL Spot it is not always obvious what type of EPD I'm looking at. If it's for a specfic product can I assume externally verified? How would I know the difference?