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Manufacturing Equipment

EBOM-2009 MRc2: Sustainable Purchasing—Durable Goods
posted by Jessica Kruse on Oct 19, 2020, 10:31 am

I have a manufacturing facility looking to earn the Electric - Powered equipment credit.  We are counting monitors, printers, etc that are listed as required.  What about production equipment? Do...

Janitorial Products

EBOM-2009 MRc1: Sustainable Purchasing—Ongoing Consumables
posted by Jessica Kruse on Oct 19, 2020, 8:52 am

Do you count things like paper towels and toilet paper as ongoing consumables or just under green cleaning products?

bio-based materials for europe

NC-v4.1 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Vincenzo Giacalone Biondo on Oct 19, 2020, 4:56 am

Hi all,

I am having some difficulty in finding products that can be classified as bio-based according to the BPDO-Sourcing of Raw materials credit definition.

Are there any...

Are there any Sunset Dates for v4.0 (since v4.1 is now active)? 2Qs

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Jenni Betancourt on Mar 23, 2020, 3:06 pm

I have a very large project that will not start construction until 2022 or 2023 and it will be under construction for several years. I therefore want to be careful about sunset...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Oct 19, 2020, 11:15 am

Change of rating system during certification progress

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by louise renesme on Oct 16, 2020, 10:38 am

Is it possible to change our rating system even if our design review has already been submitted and we got the feedback ?

Our project is currently under the LEED NC 2009 BD+C...

Commercial Washing Machines- MEF and WF calculations

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Gregory Mason on Oct 15, 2020, 8:02 pm

Good morning,

We are working on a LEED project in Australia, and Commercial Washing Machines are part of the project. It seems the CEE rating that is outlined in the v4 requirements is not...

Energy Model- Alternative compliance for LEED V4.1 BD+C

NC-v4.1 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Amal Venugopal on Aug 7, 2020, 3:52 am

Hi All,

We have a project in Dubai targeting LEED Gold certification under LEED V4.1 BD+C New construction. As a green building consultant, we have planned to consider ASHRAE 90.1.2013 to...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 19, 2020, 10:15 am

Water for cleaning

Pilot-Credits WEpc115: Whole Project Water Use Reduction
posted by Dionisio Franca on Apr 14, 2020, 12:58 am

Is anyone aware of a method for calculating the probable water usage of janitorial faucets/ water for cleaning? 

Thank you!

Last reply: Dionisio Franca, Oct 18, 2020, 10:42 pm

Optional Ventilation Fan for Baseline System?

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sankar R on Oct 17, 2020, 6:29 pm

My building has a fan coil unit to serve four-storey living quarters and the ventilation is met by a DOAS. 90.1 Appendix G calls for the outdoor air to match the proposed case. The part where I...

Campus project

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nikos Tsitsikas on Oct 16, 2020, 5:22 am

Hi all,

We are working on a campus project which consists of two separate buildings which, however, do share a common underground floor.

How should we approach the energy model in...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 16, 2020, 12:55 pm