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Definition of "utility service area"

CS-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Helena Larsson on Sep 13, 2017, 9:42 am


Can you please provide som insight as to what "utility service area" refers to? Within the city limits or is there another way to define this a bit clearer.

Kind regards


Last reply: Gail Hampsmire, Feb 12, 2018, 4:16 pm

European project- example of signage

NC-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Maria Perzon on Dec 21, 2016, 9:47 am

Our project would like to get a credit for prefered parking. As I can see in the European Alternative Compliance Path (ACP) all Euro 6 cars fulfill the demands. It is however unusual and not so...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Feb 9, 2018, 5:28 am

New renewable energy that is not double counted- enough?

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Maria Porter on Feb 6, 2018, 3:40 am

Another question for another project: The project has purchased shares in a new solar park, Sweden’s biggest when it’s finished. They have bought 100 % of the project’s electricity need for the...

Subway- same as light rail?

NC-v4 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Maria Porter on Aug 21, 2017, 7:23 am

Subway stations fall into the second category (800 m/0.5 miles from the project site) right? Am having language issues, is it the same as...

Last reply: Calie Gihl, Jan 22, 2018, 2:18 pm

Putty with M1 emissions test, however VOC content unknown g/L

CS-2009 IEQc4.1: Low-emitting materials - adhesives and sealants
posted by Sara Johansson on Nov 2, 2017, 11:40 am


We are looking at a floor putty with no...

2-year contract from what time?

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Maria Porter on Nov 2, 2017, 7:31 am

I can find no evidence that the 2-year period needs to start as soon as the building is finished, is that the case?

I have one project that wants to wait for about 3-6 months for all...

Last reply: Kristina Bach, Nov 2, 2017, 8:39 am

Minimum planted area (that needs no irrigation)

CS-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Maria Porter on Oct 30, 2017, 8:05 am


In v2009 there used to be a 5 % minimum for the area that needed to be planted in order for the project to be eligible for the credit. Is there such a threshold now? Or does basically...

Managing rainwater in clay soil with low permeability

CS-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Maria Glädt on Aug 17, 2016, 9:26 am


Our project site is a landfill area which was used as a parking during the construction of a tunnel located nearby. The site consists on very low permeable soil (mainly clay). There is...

Last reply: Michael DeVuono, Oct 24, 2017, 10:12 am

Pilot credit wakable site

CS-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Tobias Berge on Sep 7, 2017, 4:53 am

We chose to achieve a pilot credit called wakable sites. Unfortunately we discoverad that the credit is closed. We have register the project on LEED online but not registered this specific credit...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Sep 9, 2017, 3:04 am

Increased ventilation instead of alarms?

NC-2009 IEQc1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring
posted by Maria Porter on Aug 23, 2017, 3:11 am

I understand that for densely occupied spaces an alarm (visible or audible) is required. If a sensor was installed in the room, but instead of beeping/flashing it would increase the ventilation...

Last reply: Andrew Mitchell, P.E., Aug 30, 2017, 8:54 pm