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Should Buildable Land Area include Playing Fields for University Campuses?

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Ransom Burgess on Apr 4, 2019, 3:03 pm

I am documenting surrounding...

Last reply: Ransom Burgess, Apr 12, 2019, 2:35 pm

TC in NC project with C&S space

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Sustainability Advisor on Apr 12, 2019, 11:30 am

Hello LEEDusers!

I have a residential condo project which includes commercial/retail units in the first 3 floors of the building and then residential condo units for the remaining 10...

SRI value (or range) of FDOT #57 stone

NC-2009 SSc7.1: Heat island effect - nonroof
posted by Heidi Carhide on Apr 11, 2019, 2:09 pm

I'm working on a governmental project that uses Florida Dept of Transportation #57 stone as a landscaping material.  The gravel is quarried in south Florida and is limestone rock.  Does anyone...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Apr 12, 2019, 12:26 pm

Documenting Master Site Credits

LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
posted by Deborah Lucking on Jul 10, 2015, 5:57 pm

I got this below from the LEED Help Center, which I find really confusing, and does not accord with the current LEED Online for Campus/Master Site format. Does anyone have any insight?


Last reply: Michelle Rosenberger, Apr 12, 2019, 12:24 pm

Calculating Conditioned Area

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Keith Wallace on Apr 11, 2019, 3:38 pm

Given a building with all conditioned spaces, what is recommended or required to determine the conditioned area square footage?  Do you take measurements from the exterior face of the exterior...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 12, 2019, 11:11 am

Water-less Cooling Tower

CS-v4.1 WEc3: Cooling Tower and Process Water Use
posted by John Bello on Apr 12, 2019, 6:25 am

Our cooling system does not use any water. Instead we are planning to use a R410-a refrigerant. Would this classify for full compliance with Option 2 or Option 3. Also, if we manage 20% of our...

non-attainment area for PM2.5

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Feb 24, 2016, 4:28 am

In Europe which parameters shall be considered to establish whether the site is non-attainment area for PM2.5?

Last reply: Maki Watanabe, Apr 12, 2019, 12:51 am

validity of LEED certificate (LEED-CS v2009); necessary period of USGBC membership

Performance Period
posted by Ernst Schriefl on Oct 1, 2018, 6:42 am

We are in the process of certifying several buildings under a campus approach (LEED Master Site D+C), where each building / project is certified unter the LEED-CS v2009 rating system.


Last reply: Trista Little, Apr 11, 2019, 9:16 pm

ID+C CI v4- Innovation: Purchasing- lamps

EBOM-v4 MRc2: Purchasing - lamps
posted by Anna McGee on Jan 3, 2019, 1:04 pm

Hello - We're looking into the Innovation credit for low/no mercury lamps for our CI renovation.  The innovation credit has the below notice:

"Please note that since LEED O+M is a...

Last reply: Trista Little, Apr 11, 2019, 8:58 pm

Potable water use measurement- 1 meter or several meters?

NC-v4 WEp3: Building-level water metering
posted by Ricardo Sá on Mar 22, 2019, 4:17 am


in order to comply with building-level water meter requirements, is it acceptable to use several water meters, as long as they guarantee the measurement of 100% of potable water use,...

Last reply: Trista Little, Apr 11, 2019, 8:21 pm