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Is an addition considered major renovation or NC?

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Jan 4, 2013, 8:46 am

Tristan Roberts Technical Director, The Laurentia Project, HPDC LEEDuser Expert 11454 thumbs up January 7, 2013- 8:40 am Marcio, since this question is really about interpreting the EAp2 requirements, and not rating system selection (LEED-NC includes renovations), please post your question to that forum. Log in or register to post comments Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira LEEDuser Basic Member 181 thumbs up January 11, 2013- 8:06 am Hi Tristan, Actually I just mentioned EAp2 as an example. The core question is really whether the project is considered New Construction or Major Renovation....

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 16, 2013, 5:16 pm

Assisted living facilities, LEED-NC or LEED-HC

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posted by Emil Andersson on Jan 11, 2013, 7:40 am


I have a query regarding assisted living facilities. In the rating system selection guidance it is stated that LEED-HC is "Also Appropriate for" assisted living facilities. Does this...

Last reply: Susan Walter, Jan 11, 2013, 3:18 pm

Existing Office Building- LEED CI or EBOM?

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posted by Martin Camargo on Jan 7, 2013, 1:17 am

We have a project consisting of approximately 8000 square feet of office space that was fully built-out about a year ago.

The entire building is approximately 16,000 square feet but this...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 7, 2013, 10:52 am

Convenience Store

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posted by Omer Kalafatoglu on Dec 17, 2012, 12:03 am


One of my clients is planing get LEED certification for his convince store. This is an existing store. There is a mechanical shop adjacent to the store building which will be added...

Last reply: Omer Kalafatoglu, Dec 18, 2012, 9:03 pm

Mixed use projects

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posted by Amanda Johnson on Dec 4, 2012, 3:48 am

We have several mixed use projects underway in France (one retail, office, hotel and one workshop and office space). One is a major rennovation with a substabtial addition.

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 14, 2012, 12:39 pm

EBOM for Residential Condominium: Possible?

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posted by Gary Shlifer MS, LEED AP BD+C, Homes on Dec 10, 2012, 6:51 pm

Does anyone have any experience or know of a successfully certified Highrise Residential Condominium building?
As we all know the reference guide mentions certification for residential...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 13, 2012, 5:06 pm


LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Andreas M. Roessler on Oct 19, 2012, 10:50 am

Dear all,

we have a PPP (Public Private Partnership) project and are not sure which system version to use. Due to the switch of the design to the PPP team we prefer Core and Shell, but the...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Dec 6, 2012, 10:16 am

Can I use LEED Commercial Interiors

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posted by Paul Gammons on Nov 27, 2012, 4:15 pm

I am working on a project that pursing LEED certification. It is a 2-story building with about 10% being occupied by an existing tenant. The building is currently just finished exterior walls and...

Last reply: David Posada, Nov 27, 2012, 7:17 pm

LEED C+S determination

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posted by Chris DeVolder on Jan 27, 2012, 4:28 pm

We have a client who is interested in pursuing LEED C+S for a football stadium project because of the types of spaces in the program. These include a catering kitchen that serves other parts of...

Last reply: Jozef van Ruiten, Nov 27, 2012, 12:09 pm

Which Rating System?

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posted by Franklin Snyder on Sep 28, 2012, 10:40 am

our company was just brought in on a building that is looking to get LEED certified. They are renovating the building by floors so it is an on-going project that will not be completed for about...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 23, 2012, 10:32 am