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Sisal 100% Natural Fiber Carpet

NC-2009 IEQc4.3: Low-emitting materials - flooring systems
posted by Andrea Tirao on Jun 15, 2020, 8:48 am

Our project is a museum which targets IEQc4.3. One of the specified carpet for the project is 100% Sisal and we cannot find a manufacturer of Sisal with Green Label or Greenguard certification....

HERS index rating USGBC-approved equivalent for projects outside the U.S.

Homes-v4 EAp1: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Micaela Smulevich on Jun 4, 2020, 11:52 am

We are working with a project outside US, and need information on USGBC-approved equivalent for HERS index rating for projects outside the U.S.

VOC Emissions Evaluation- Can products tested as per CDPH Standard Method v1.1 be considered?

CS-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Gurubasu Katageri on Apr 12, 2020, 12:58 am

Amanda Lang LEEDuser Premium Member 7 thumbs up April 13, 2020- 10:32 am This post might answer your question:   https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/emissions-testing-previous-cdph-v11-2010-vs-cdph-v12-2017 Log in or register to post comments Gurubasu Katageri Green Projects rating systems Specialist LEEDuser Premium Member April 23, 2020- 2:23 am Thanks Amanda. This resolved my Query and even guided me to do an extensive study of all the interpretations released so far on LEED v4 and v4.1, to understand, if i have missed any. Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Gurubasu Katageri, Apr 23, 2020, 2:23 am

Using Recycled Water for Irrigation

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Abdulrahman Sherazy on Nov 18, 2015, 3:15 am

Hello everybody. In our project we do not have outdoor water use except for irrigation. Knowing that only the municipality recycled water is used for irrigation, does this secure 2 points of the...

Last reply: salil k, Apr 21, 2020, 1:47 am

Standby Cooling

NC-2009 EAc4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Lara Cogill on Jul 31, 2015, 9:43 am

I am working on a large project for which the cooling is predominantly from central chillers providing chilled water. This complies easily with the requirements of EAc4.

However, there...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Apr 19, 2020, 11:15 am

Can shared vehicles that do not have stops be considered public transport?

NC-v4 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Kavita Suresh on Apr 13, 2020, 7:49 am

Is there any guidance for passing shared vehicles (e.g. not stopping at the site) to be considered public transport? The shared vehicle would not be making stops on all transit stops but only...

Quality Views LEED Calculator- Multiple View Types, Same Space

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Tahani Khalid on Apr 2, 2020, 1:54 am

When finding the area of compliance for a single room under multiple view types, does the regularly occupied space that is entered for that space change?

For example, in my project, the...

how can I calculate actual cost of Material and resource part?

Calculating FTEs
posted by mohamed nur hashi on Mar 25, 2020, 2:51 pm

I am university student and I am writing my thesis about leed certification, especially cost materials. Since no company is sharing with me actual cost materials I just founded percentage...

Last reply: David Posada, Mar 26, 2020, 3:36 pm

Energy modeling, Chiller at AHRI conditions

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Santiago Sánchez Sánchez on Mar 10, 2020, 1:17 pm


I’m modeling a building which has water-cooled chillers.

It comes down that the provider has sent us the chiller specs, and the chiller efficiency was tested at no AHRI...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Mar 25, 2020, 3:15 pm

Outside US Project

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by PAWAN DAHIWAL on Sep 16, 2018, 7:35 am

We are working on LEED v4 project  - New construction (Gulf). We have targeted this credit for atleast 2 points. Here, I am unable to find any paint/adhesive/sealant manufacturer who carried out...

Last reply: Tahani Khalid, Mar 25, 2020, 4:53 am