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Minmum number of showers

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Feb 18, 2019, 4:38 am


we’re currently evaluating LEED compliance of an office building. In what relates with showers, LEED default usage patterns points that 10% of building occupants (FTEs) are expected to...

Enhanced acoustical performance- project in Sweden

Pilot-Credits EQpc57: Enhanced acoustical performance - exterior noise control
posted by Sandra Holmström on Feb 18, 2019, 3:23 am

We are pursuing this pilot credit for one Swedish Project. We also think it is good to look at exterior noise pollution and that the requirements could be a bit stricter since we have more strict...

Parking spaces under tree canopy can be counted under the Option 2: Parking under cover

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Thomas Tan on Feb 18, 2019, 1:55 am

Dear LEED Experts,

Our parking spaces consist of two parts: one park is under a roof...

Exclusion of supporting buildings from LEED boundary?

NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Thomas Tan on Feb 15, 2019, 5:35 am

Dear all,

We have a project including one main building which is need to meet LEED standard. Beside this building, we have other supporting buildings such as an existing canteen, a new...

Last reply: Thomas Tan, Feb 17, 2019, 11:44 pm

CI-2009 EAc1.3, Motor Variable Speed Control

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by David Schaeffer on Feb 15, 2019, 1:50 pm

I am working on a tenant build out where all the equipment is existing, as part of the recent core and shell build. The credit requirement is to show less than 30% of design wattage occurs at 50...

Campus Central Plant Thermal Storage Tanks

NC-v4 EAc4: Demand response
posted by Thomas Vu on Feb 15, 2019, 1:29 pm

We have a lab project on a university campus which is fed chilled water from their central chilled water plant.  The central plant also includes chilled water thermal storage tanks, which in...

Last reply: Thomas Vu, Feb 16, 2019, 11:28 am

How to achieve controllability for an arena

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Helene Lefkowitz on Feb 15, 2019, 3:02 pm

Hello - The project I am working on will have an arena and auction hall in the building. It is my understanding these spaces are considered a...

Furniture Reuse vs. Building Product Disclosure and Optimization— Sourcing of Raw Materials "Materials Reuse"

CI-v4 MRc2: Interiors life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Kristen Magnuson on Feb 13, 2019, 2:00 pm

Hello LEED world,

Option 2 of this credit grants 1 point if you "Reuse, salvage, or refurbish...

Last reply: Alara Matsyk, Feb 15, 2019, 1:50 pm

No cooling tower Sweden

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Sandra Holmström on Feb 15, 2019, 12:34 pm

We are pursuing this pilot credit as ACP for a Swedish Project. We Think it is fair that Projects without cooling Towers can achieve the no cooling Tower credit too, since you do not use any...

USGBC approved equivalent for ASHRAE standards

CI-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Alexander Spilger on Feb 4, 2019, 6:16 am


I am working on a LEED project within the UK, and I am trying to understand the alternative paths to ASHRAE Guideline 0-2013, ASHRAE Guideline 1.1–2007 for HVAC&R System, ASHRAE 90...

Last reply: Karen Elliott, Feb 15, 2019, 10:43 am