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Quality Views in Non-Regularly Occupied Spaces

Pilot-Credits EQpc117: Quality views in nonregularly occupied spaces
posted by Allison Wilson on Mar 15, 2019, 1:23 pm

In completing the pilot credit survey, I thought the item re: requiring this credit as a prerequisite was interesting. I don't know that this pilot credit would make sense as a prereq, but what...

Last reply: David Posada, Feb 21, 2020, 7:29 pm

Best practice energy performance requirements for buildings

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Agata czerwinska on Feb 20, 2020, 8:57 am


I was trying to find best practices specification for LEED for residential buildings ,ideally new builds, however couldn't find any. I am particularly interested in u-values, air...

Last reply: David Posada, Feb 21, 2020, 7:09 pm

Permanently Installed Definition

CI-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Bonny Gray on Aug 13, 2018, 12:06 pm

Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations

Option 1. environmental products, 
Use at least 20 different permanently installed products sourced...

Last reply: Landis Wilson, Feb 21, 2020, 7:07 pm

Lowest flow shower on the market

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Sophie Kerr on Jul 15, 2019, 4:52 pm

What is the lowest flow shower you've come across? The lowest we have is 5.7 LPM (1.5 GPM). 

Last reply: David Posada, Feb 21, 2020, 6:39 pm

"Local" food production

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Kath Williams on Feb 17, 2020, 1:37 pm

Although there is great value in the intent of this credit, it is very challenging in cold climates where the rooftops are ideal spots but the weather doesn't allow for an abundance of produce. ...

Last reply: Joseph Andracchio, Feb 21, 2020, 4:49 pm

LEED 4.1 NC Energy and Atmosphere

NC-v4.1 EAc5: Renewable energy
posted by Britt Valdez on Feb 21, 2020, 11:03 am

Hi, related to LEED 4.1 NC Energy and Atmosphere requirements: When purchasing Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and/or carbon offsets, there is a one-year term option and a fifteen-year term...

IEQp2 – ETS Control: Tracer Gas Testing as an Alternative to Blower Door Testing

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by on Feb 20, 2020, 3:01 pm

Hi, we are having issues passing our blower door tests and have been presented with the alternative compliance path below, does anyone have experience with this approach?

Tracer gas...

LEED's Definition of "Carshare"

CS-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Robert Webber on May 8, 2019, 12:41 pm

For option 3 of this credit, providing dedicated parking for carshare vehicles allows for a point. How does LEED define 'carshare vesicles'? Does this mean parking for carshare companies like...

Last reply: Angel Guerra, Feb 21, 2020, 3:47 am

International Equivalencies for 2 year 24 hour storm?

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Casey Cullen-Woods on Feb 20, 2020, 6:07 pm

We have a project in Saudi Arabia and are wondering if any other projects have approved equivalencies for the 2 year 24 hour storm? For this particular project location that would essentially be...

Dense cities & Municipality infra structure

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by soha yamani on Mar 24, 2019, 2:26 am

We have a case were our site lies within a densely urban city , where they have minimal events of rainfall but with huge amounts- therefore allover the city they collect the rain water through...

Last reply: Casey Cullen-Woods, Feb 20, 2020, 6:04 pm