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What are the mandatory major renovation activities that must be done to qualify for LEED NC for an existing building?

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Dina El-Sady on Feb 25, 2020, 7:22 am

A building undergoing major renovation including HVAC and electric systems ,window replacements and interior changes but the exterior wall will only be painted ?Does it qualify for LEED NC?

Innovation Credit: Procurement of Low Carbon Construction Materials

NC-v4.1 INc1: Innovation
posted by Bipin Karki on Feb 25, 2020, 7:31 am

Has anyone achieved this innovation credit yet. We are planning to use Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (EC3) to perform calculation for 2 building in the group project. Please share...

Integrative process phase

NC-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Marion THIBAULT on Feb 24, 2020, 4:04 pm

My client wishes to have his project certified in LEED V4.
The project is in the construction phase. However, there are still technical and architectural design studies. Is...

Last reply: John Beeson, Feb 25, 2020, 9:00 am

Minimum IAQ performance monitoring requirement

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by sonali rajwade on Feb 22, 2019, 1:52 am

We are having query related to prerequisite requirement of monitoring in LEED BD+C V4. 

We are planning to install 'Direct Evaporative cooling system' with HVLS (high volume low speed)...

Last reply: Dang Thi, Feb 25, 2020, 4:37 am

ASHRAE Baseline HVAC System for Hospitality project

Hospitality-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nikos Tsitsikas on Feb 18, 2020, 3:18 am

Hi all,

Can I pick someone's brain about which ASHRAE Baseline HVAC system we should be selecting for a Hospitality project we are working on?

This is a major renovation of an...

Last reply: Nikos Tsitsikas, Feb 25, 2020, 4:17 am

WaterSense products

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Feb 24, 2020, 4:04 pm

As more categories of plumbing fixtures have WaterSense certification standards, is LEED expanding what items need to have this certification for  the Indoor Water pre-req and credit in LEED v4...

Water usage for car wash

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Gaston Michaud on Oct 15, 2019, 2:10 pm

Hi Everyone,

We are working on a rent-a-car agency and based on data provided from the previous location, their main end-use for water usage is car washing.  This new location includes...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Feb 24, 2020, 3:59 pm

Green Building Certification Institute OR Green Business Certification Institute?

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Deborah Lucking on Feb 24, 2020, 12:52 pm

Website now says Green Business Certification Institute, but the Confirmation of Agent's Authority form stills says "Green Building Certification Institute".  

Does it matter? Does anyone...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Feb 24, 2020, 3:45 pm


Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Lou Niles II on Aug 6, 2019, 1:40 pm

We pursued this pilot credit on one of our interior projects and did well with only one set of comments. The review team seemed to not see that we had uploaded the required Registration and...

Last reply: Amanda Tullos, Feb 24, 2020, 3:39 pm

Freight Village Intermodal Transportation

Warehouses-NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Parker Hall on Feb 24, 2020, 1:45 pm

The credit language for the LEED v4 LT credit: Surrounding Density and Diverse Uses, Warehouses & Distribution Centers, option 2 lists "...