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ROI for LEED at Healthcare Campus

LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Barbara Hamilton on Aug 14, 2019, 1:07 pm

Please share any reports or data that exemplifies the ROI of building and operating a LEED building, specifically for healthcare, i.e. Acute Care Hospital and Out Patient Pavillion.

Split System AC in an existing building

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Charles Marshall on Aug 14, 2019, 4:58 pm

We are working on a major renovation project that contains several split system AC units which will be replaced.  The owner doesn't have any record of the refrigerant volume that was charged for...

Permanently installed products definition.

CI-v4 MRc5: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by shashank gangil on Aug 20, 2018, 12:18 am

For MR credits, what exactly contributed as permanently installed product? Does AC ducts and insulation counted here? If the commercial interior space is using the already existing ducts, should...

Last reply: Claire Smith, Aug 14, 2019, 11:03 pm

Fixtures within Lab Facility- Applicable

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Jasmine A on Jul 24, 2019, 2:32 pm


I'm working on a lab / processing facility aiming for LEED v4 NC certification.

There are several "safety"/"emergency" showers throughout that are not WaterSense labelled....

Last reply: Trista Little, Aug 14, 2019, 9:21 pm

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