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LCA for a renovated building?

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Agata Mozer on Feb 14, 2020, 6:02 am

Can Option 4 LCA be selected for a project of an existing building which is being renovated and with substantial demolition works? Is it still allowed to use Option 4 if a bit more than 25% of...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Apr 17, 2020, 9:12 am

Non-regularly occupied spaces

Pilot-Credits EQpc117: Quality views in nonregularly occupied spaces
posted by Hoda Ibrahim on Apr 16, 2020, 7:06 am

What are the places which consider non-regularly occupied spaces?

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Apr 17, 2020, 8:49 am

Is a new v4 project allowed within an existing earlier LEED version project boundary?

NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Neumann Monson on Apr 16, 2020, 4:24 pm

Our client has taken ownership of a property that was LEED certified many years ago under an older version of LEED, maybe NCv2.1.  They would like to build a new LEED certified...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 17, 2020, 8:46 am

Green power and carbon offsets

CI-v4 EAc6: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by T.A. Wheeler on Jun 7, 2018, 3:50 pm

What does it mean for the Green power and carbon offset requirement to Engage in a contract for qualified resources..., for a minimum of five years, to be delivered at least annually ?


Last reply: Sustainability Provider, Apr 17, 2020, 8:44 am

Can we install household appliances meeting the EU A +++ label in Africa or just in Europe

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Sara ALIA YOUSSOUFI on Apr 14, 2020, 6:03 am

Hello everyone, 

I hope you all be fine during Covid-19 pandemic time. Can projects in Africa (Mrococco) install household appliances meeting the EU A +++ label to replace energy star (...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 17, 2020, 2:13 am

Bulk Water Deliveries

NC-v4.1 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Carrie Cardona on Apr 9, 2020, 3:22 pm

Hello -- I have a question regarding bulk water deliveries and how they might affect water and/or energy use credits. Our building is located at a wastewater treatment plant with contaminated...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 17, 2020, 2:05 am

Licensed Professional Exemption (LPE)

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posted by Tristan Roberts on May 17, 2010, 3:04 pm

The Licensed Professional Exemption is basically a streamlined documentation path that is available for certain credits, particularly design-oriented credits where a licensed professional such as...

Last reply: Rick Alfandre, Apr 16, 2020, 2:23 pm

Definition "individual energy end use"?

NC-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Lise Dannesboe on Jan 6, 2017, 5:58 am

Hi, i went though all the comments on this forum and cannot really find a clear answer to the question i have when i read the sentence: "any individual energy end uses that represent 10% or more...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 16, 2020, 11:45 am

Fully opacified spandrel glazing

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by darryl strouse on Apr 15, 2020, 5:59 pm

We are spandrelizing a significant portion of our project's glazing. But we cannot find any "Threat Factor" rating for our selected spandrel glazing type in the Threat matrix provided by the Bird...

Parking Generation Manual, 5th Edition

NC-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Renee Azerbegi on Oct 24, 2019, 2:58 pm

Does anyone have a copy of the Parking Generation Manual, 5th edition that they can share? It is really expensive and I just need a couple exerts for LEED calculations. More specifically, can...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Apr 16, 2020, 7:05 am