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CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Gabriela Mena on Aug 22, 2018, 12:14 pm

We have a project that has terraces in some floors, the issue is that the terraces have a roof but they are not enclosed. Can we count this area as open space?

Thanks in advanced...

Last reply: Gabriela Mena , Aug 22, 2018, 12:32 pm

Does Electric Cables with EPD can count as one product for this credit?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by CHANTAL CARIUS on Aug 16, 2018, 2:25 pm

We are helping to achieve Platinum certification for one building in Mexico City. There is a lack of EPD's in our country so we are trying very hard to get at least one point of this credit....

Single Zone Variable-Air Volume Controls

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gabriela Mena on Aug 8, 2018, 6:55 pm

We are the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 10, 2018, 12:11 pm

Energy modeling ACP

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gabriela Mena on Jul 12, 2018, 11:37 am


We have a CS project- Office building of 16 levels. To achieve  minimum energy performance and optimize energy performance we are applying the ACP. The HVAC cooling system consist in...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 12, 2018, 11:57 am

Sandblasted Film

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Lourdes Salinas on Mar 31, 2017, 10:24 am


Our offices have been following a bird collision deterrence monitoring program. The building has registered a couple of bird strikes and as a corrective measure sandblasted film was...

Last reply: Gerardo Heredia, Jul 9, 2018, 11:47 am

Several Similar Products EPDs

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Gamaliel Hernandez on Jun 28, 2018, 6:47 pm

About the MRc2 Op 1 Environmental Product Declaration, to my knowledge if you have an EPD type III (specific product) it counts as one single product. Right? And according to the EPD system,...

Last reply: Gamaliel Hernandez, Jul 3, 2018, 9:22 am

LEED interpretation ID # 10235

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Juan Carlos Contreras on Nov 5, 2016, 9:05 pm


Is the “LEED interpretation ID # 10235” available for a LEED v4 project?

LEED interpretation ID # 10235:
Roof area that consists of functional, usable spaces- such as...

Last reply: CBRE Sustainable Advisory, Jun 28, 2018, 3:17 pm

Future spaces for expansion vs date of certification

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Víctor Ramírez Orozco on Jun 7, 2018, 11:26 am

we are designing a school project with 14 classrooms and 5 more classrooms planned for future expansión of the school. Those 5 classrooms will not have anything but the walls, windows, and doors...

projects without HVAC.

Schools-NC-v4 EQp3: Minimum acoustic performance
posted by Víctor Ramírez Orozco on May 24, 2018, 6:42 pm


In a school that only depends on natural ventilation, due to its good climate, there is no HVAC equipment. Can we say that the "Background Noise" part of the credit was already...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 25, 2018, 9:47 am

photocatalytic air cleaning surfaces

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Henrik Sarfelt on May 8, 2018, 10:25 am

Calie Gihl Design Engineer LEEDuser Expert 15 thumbs up May 8, 2018- 11:18 pm Hi Henrik, I just took a quick search and did not find any, but you should keep an eye on the innovation library (https://www.usgbc.org/credits/new-construction/v4/innovation-catalog) and see if anything comes up. Emily Reese in this post suggests how to create a new Innovation credit if this does not already exist:  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/aerobic-digester-leed-credit Log in or register to post comments Adam Sagedahl LEEDuser Basic Member May 23, 2018- 10:30 am I found this article here referring to LEED points for photocatalysis. I wonder, is it possible...

Last reply: Adam Sagedahl, May 23, 2018, 10:30 am