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Outdoor water use minimum requirements

CS-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Gabriela Mena on Oct 1, 2018, 11:21 am


We are developing a CS project, even that the project is not pursuing the minimum percentage required for open space and vegetated areas, it has some pots. In order to...

Last reply: Karyn Rodrigues, Oct 5, 2018, 3:03 am

Number of Bicycle Racks and Changing/shower facilities

CS-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by LEED Pro Consultant on Jul 14, 2017, 6:26 pm

We are currently working on a CS building of 146,617 sqm. The calculations according to the Reference Guide requirements, result in 734 racks and 99 shower/changing facilities. Is it possible to...

Last reply: Kervin king Baddo, Sep 28, 2018, 3:38 am

Outdoor air calculator for Healthcare facilities

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Gabriela Mena on Sep 12, 2018, 11:32 am


We are working in a Healthcare facilities project. How can we document compliance with the minimum Outdoor Air Changes required by ASHRAE 170-2008 Table 7-1?

How can we...

Open space

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Gabriela Mena on Aug 22, 2018, 12:14 pm

We have a project that has terraces in some floors, the issue is that the terraces have a roof but they are not enclosed. Can we count this area as open space?

Thanks in advanced...

Last reply: Gabriela Mena , Aug 22, 2018, 12:32 pm

Does Electric Cables with EPD can count as one product for this credit?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by CHANTAL CARIUS on Aug 16, 2018, 2:25 pm

We are helping to achieve Platinum certification for one building in Mexico City. There is a lack of EPD's in our country so we are trying very hard to get at least one point of this credit....

Single Zone Variable-Air Volume Controls

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gabriela Mena on Aug 8, 2018, 6:55 pm

We are the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 10, 2018, 12:11 pm

Energy modeling ACP

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gabriela Mena on Jul 12, 2018, 11:37 am


We have a CS project- Office building of 16 levels. To achieve  minimum energy performance and optimize energy performance we are applying the ACP. The HVAC cooling system consist in...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 12, 2018, 11:57 am

Sandblasted Film

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Lourdes Salinas on Mar 31, 2017, 10:24 am


Our offices have been following a bird collision deterrence monitoring program. The building has registered a couple of bird strikes and as a corrective measure sandblasted film was...

Last reply: Gerardo Heredia, Jul 9, 2018, 11:47 am

Several Similar Products EPDs

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Gamaliel Hernandez on Jun 28, 2018, 6:47 pm

About the MRc2 Op 1 Environmental Product Declaration, to my knowledge if you have an EPD type III (specific product) it counts as one single product. Right? And according to the EPD system,...

Last reply: Gamaliel Hernandez, Jul 3, 2018, 9:22 am

LEED interpretation ID # 10235

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Juan Carlos Contreras on Nov 5, 2016, 9:05 pm


Is the “LEED interpretation ID # 10235” available for a LEED v4 project?

LEED interpretation ID # 10235:
Roof area that consists of functional, usable spaces- such as...

Last reply: CBRE Sustainable Building Advisory, Jun 28, 2018, 3:17 pm