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All occupied spaces

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Maki Watanabe on Oct 9, 2019, 5:20 am

Hi LEED exparts,

All occupied spaces, not only regularly occupied spaces are required to meet requirements, according to the reference guide page 757. It is very stringent to follow that...

RCI Visual Inspections- STILL???

NC-v4.1 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Kimberlee Ilardi on Oct 7, 2019, 3:04 pm

We have a project that is using a Certified Commingled Recycling Facility for their single-stream recycling and they are giving us visual inspections, with a breakdown of each waste stream.  They...

Data center load calculation

Data-Centers-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Eshagh Yazdanshenas on Oct 7, 2019, 5:19 pm

I have a data center with 1500 kW nameplate power. I've seen that there are two different diversity factor and usage factor to calculate the total yearly electricity consumption of data center....

Calculations for volume of rainwater managed by GI or LID strategies

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by RUI MIAO on Oct 7, 2019, 11:04 pm

How to calculate the Runoff Volume  of bioretention area?

Emergency generator building

NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Priscillia Champagne on Oct 8, 2019, 1:06 am

I am starting a project in which we are building a new addition to an existing hospital which will be approx. 30 000 m2 (considered separate building from existing hospital). In the same scope of...

Flush-out during occupancy.

NC-v4 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Justin Brevick on Oct 8, 2019, 8:21 am

Our team is working on a CNG bus station renovation project for COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority). We are renovating portions of the building that include the bus garage, bus maintenance area...

Smoking Policy

CS-v4 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Dean Barone on Oct 3, 2019, 9:41 am

Regarding the...

Last reply: Trista Little, Oct 7, 2019, 7:44 pm

Recycling Building Products

CS-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Ciaran McCabe on Oct 7, 2019, 5:07 pm

Hi, if existing building materials, such as concrete as an example, is removed from site during demolition, is there benefits if this was processed offsite and reused in there of gravel for the...

Plug loads Process Loads savings vs baseline

CI-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Xavier Valladares on Oct 3, 2019, 12:43 pm

Hi All,

Is it possible and if so, how would you justify savings in plug and process loads for an interior fit out energy model vs baseline? Can you claim a percentage reduction if


Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 7, 2019, 4:43 pm

USGBC-approved equivalent standard for projects outside the U.S.

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Isabel Santos on Jun 23, 2016, 11:51 am

Dear all,

We are a consultant company beginning the application for LEED v4 certification of a major renovation project.
We would like to know if we could assess the Minimum Energy...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 7, 2019, 4:38 pm