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Retail Terrace

EBOM-v4 SSc4: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Jorge López de Obeso on Apr 22, 2019, 3:07 pm

Hello everyone, We are working on a project attempting option 2: Perimeter measurements. 

How should exterior lighting in terraces from retail should be addressed? specifically in this...

Local Food- Hotel

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Ben Stanley on Apr 22, 2019, 2:21 pm

We're pursuing this credit along with an existing hotel certification. We'll be submitting for our preliminary review this week and will update the forum with any lessons learned for our team...

Signage Directly on Entrance Door?

NC-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by LUCY WILLIAMS on Apr 22, 2019, 10:02 am

Has any team ever had an issue with posting the signage DIRECTLY ON the entrance door in lieu of 10' out on a post?  The credit language says "within 10' of the entrance".  On the door seems...

Last reply: Trista Little, Apr 22, 2019, 12:45 pm

MPR #6- Option 3

NC-2009 PIf1: Minimum Program Requirements
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Apr 22, 2019, 9:52 am

So the project is to submit metering data through the USGBC-approved data template as per the Arch preferences.  However, since I've been charged with filling out the instructions tab, I'm...

Lighting Boundary- I am confused

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Stephan Zweig on Apr 22, 2019, 8:46 am

Hello to all LEED user community,

My project is a building within a bigger site property. The LEED Boundary is not all the site, but the building with it's outside parking area.


Last reply: Bill Swanson, Apr 22, 2019, 9:30 am

Dedicated Exhaust Fan and Pressure calcalation

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Boggarm Setty on Apr 22, 2019, 4:58 am

1. Interior Cross-Contamination Prevention section requires exhaust from space where hazardous gases or chemicals may be present or used so does this exhaust need to be via dedicated...

Barriers in implementing material transparency in LEED v4 projects

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by SUSAN THOMAS on Apr 16, 2019, 1:27 pm

I am a master's student at State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry doing my thesis in Barriers in implementing material transparency in LEED v4 projects.


Last reply: SUSAN THOMAS, Apr 19, 2019, 7:03 pm

Counting diverse use categories.

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Keith Robertson on Apr 19, 2019, 9:20 am

The reference guide states that "The counted uses must represent at least three of the five categories, exclusive of the building’s primary use."

Our reviewer has interpreted that to mean...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Apr 19, 2019, 9:27 am

Option 2- Is there still a minimum sample area requirement?

NC-v4 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Daniel Smith on Oct 9, 2018, 4:31 pm

I am quoting to provide Option 2...

Last reply: Peter Doo, Apr 18, 2019, 3:29 pm

Wire safety glazing (existing) considered a fritt/pattern?

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Marlene Borruso on Apr 18, 2019, 3:23 pm

We are working on a major renovation to a historic...