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CS-v4 EAc7: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Guillaume Rose on Jan 8, 2019, 5:12 am


I work on a 100% electric project.

The owner will subscribe to a 3 year contract with a company that provide a 100% green electricity. On this contract it's specified it will...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 8, 2019, 10:58 am

Automatic Receptacle Control

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Jan Hesse on Aug 7, 2015, 6:36 am

ASHRAE 90.1-2010 8.4.2 states, that 50% of all 125 volt 15- and 20-Ampere receptacle outlets in private offcies, open offices and computer classrooms shall be automatically switched off when the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 18, 2018, 3:08 pm

option 1: No irrigation and rainwater

CS-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Guillaume Rose on Dec 11, 2018, 9:57 am


I would like to know if i can get the points of "option 1 : no irrigation required" if i have no irrigation system on my landscape area but, i use the stored rainwater to water the...

Last reply: David Hubka, Dec 11, 2018, 10:48 pm

Scope of this credit

CS-2009 MRc6: Certified Wood
posted by Edwin van Eeckhoven on Dec 7, 2018, 11:06 am

Hi there. I am working on a CS-2009 project. My question is: are the pantry-cabinets (fixed items) within the scope of this credit, or are they considered FF&E and therefore excluded? Thank...

Last reply: Lori Knosalla, Dec 11, 2018, 4:18 pm

Option 3. building and material reuse

CS-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Guillaume Rose on Dec 10, 2018, 9:01 am


I would like to know how to count the surface of material reused.

For exemple, in my project, on the floor, i have a subfloor with carpet on it. I have to count the surface of...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 10, 2018, 2:48 pm

Is it possible to earn the credit with a parking garage in the underground floors?

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Benjamin Weise on Nov 29, 2018, 3:12 am

Hello! I am new to the topic and wondering if the project I am working on can achieve this credit. The project (new construction office building) is located in Berlin and does only provide garage...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Dec 6, 2018, 9:29 am

Acoustic Performance Credit for Hospitals

Healthcare-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Valentina Balbis on Nov 27, 2018, 11:43 am

Hello LEEDuser community,
I’m working on a project for a hospital, in the Netherlands Antilles.
The acoustic performance credit refers to the American standards 2010 FGI Guidelines...

Not complying with Smoking ban

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Wioletta Simlat on Nov 26, 2018, 9:09 am

Hi all,

I have a question that consider already certified buildings that do not comply with the ETS credit. As it is one of the K/O credits, if a building do not comply with it, is it...

Last reply: Dustin Norton, Nov 26, 2018, 10:37 am

risk to damage the existing waste water pipes because of the low-flow faucet

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Qian Tang on Nov 19, 2018, 7:37 am

Dear LEED-experten,

has anyone experience about the low-flow lavatory faucet on the restroom washbasin in Europe? Actually the LEED-baseline has a much lower value (2 l/min) than...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 19, 2018, 5:02 pm

Alternative Compliance Path to achieve Acoustic Credit

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Wioletta Simlat on Mar 4, 2015, 5:24 am

Do you know if there is alternative path to achieve EQ Credit 9 outside the US? I'm working with a Project in Germany and we have a probem with Sound Transmission. German Standards does not use...

Last reply: Lise Dannesboe, Nov 13, 2018, 6:10 am