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Open mall shopping centre baseline model

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 25, 2016, 6:57 am

I'm currently working in a project of a shopping centre (common areas + tenant areas) pursuing LEED certification (Core&Shell).

This shopping center mall is an open-mall type (i.e.,...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 28, 2016, 11:53 am

Social equity within the community

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Miriam Ramirez Baumgarten on Oct 24, 2016, 6:30 pm


Our project is pursuing the Pilot credit "Social equity within the community" with Option 1: Complete The SEED Evaluator Parts 1 and 2. Must the project be submitted in SEED for...

Floors in elevators

NC-2009 IEQc4.3: Low-emitting materials - flooring systems
posted by Juan Morales on Jul 19, 2016, 5:34 pm

Hello, Im working on a project that will install the floor finishing in the elevators. Is this area excluded for credit compliance or does the tile used has to fulfill the requirements?

Last reply: John-David Hutchison, LEED AP BD+C, PMP, Jul 19, 2016, 5:35 pm

Tankless Electrical Water Heaters

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Pedro Urazan on May 11, 2016, 10:51 am


Do tankless Electrical water heaters have to comply with any efficiency requirements, in order to comply with the 7.4 mandatory provisions? On table 7.8 the performance requirements...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 11, 2016, 2:34 pm

Documenting the Pilot Credit with International Standards

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Juan Morales on Apr 14, 2016, 8:38 am

My project is located in Colombia and I had some trouble finding information about the possibility of using Standards from outside the US in the documentation of the Pilot Credit 44: Ergonomics...

Last reply: Larissa Oaks, Apr 15, 2016, 4:50 pm

Private Green Roof

CS-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Luis Miguel Diazgranados on Jan 20, 2016, 7:18 pm


I am working in a C&S LEED project and have doubts about vegetation that it expect to use for meet the 25 % of open space area. In the project roof top there are a private terraces...

Last reply: Saurabh Shrestha, Apr 6, 2016, 5:21 pm

Heating System G3.1.10 (c)

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nicolas Martinez Ochoa on Jan 14, 2016, 3:40 pm

I’m working on a Core & Shell office building in Bogota and the baseline system is 8. The building has a central cooling system with chillers and air handle units in each floor,...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 20, 2016, 12:54 pm


NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Nov 5, 2015, 4:56 pm

My project is a 93,000 sf open-plan hangar. We are designing grills on walls that count for 4% of the floor area on 2 opposite facades to induce crossed-ventilation. Has anyone tried this...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Dec 21, 2015, 8:09 pm

Aeronautical Maintenance Workshop

NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Dec 4, 2015, 1:32 pm

This is a 70,000 sf Aeronautical Maintenance Workshop in Colombia with the following features:

-The space is 6 meters height.
-There are interior walls 5 meter height. Therefore, all...

Last reply: Miriam Ramirez Baumgarten, Dec 9, 2015, 2:25 pm

Eficiency of Electric motors operated with VFD

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Pedro Urazan on Dec 4, 2015, 1:50 pm

I would like to know if electric motors that are going to be operated by a...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 4, 2015, 5:33 pm