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Threshold to Achieve 1 Point?

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Aurora Smith on May 29, 2020, 10:14 am

We're submitting in v2009 and the form indicates that "Must be at least 35% for credit compliance and at least 70% to earn exemplary performance." 35% achieves 2 points though and we're...

Greenguard Gold certificate

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Jyothsna Giridhar on May 28, 2020, 7:33 pm

We got the following technical advice for a project:


Bipolar Ionization devices; documenting reduced outside air quantities

Schools-NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by on May 28, 2020, 10:15 am

I have a new school project which currently has ionization devices throughout the HVAC RTUs.  These ionization devices reduce the required outside air. How do I proceed documenting this in the NC...

LEED version 2009 Sunset admist COVID-19

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Hannah Lee Sevilla on May 28, 2020, 3:23 am

Hello to all! I hope for everyone's safety and health during these uncertain times.

My team is just wondering, are there any updates from the USGBC/...

Working through COVID-19

Working through COVID-19
posted by Paula Melton on Apr 9, 2020, 3:00 pm

Are you having trouble working from home? Worried about your submittals going in on time? Concerned that you can't conduct a charrette?

Welcome to our COVID-19 discussion forum. Feel free...

Last reply: Paula Melton, May 29, 2020, 12:04 pm

No Minimum Local Requirements

CS-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Atlas on May 27, 2020, 4:39 pm

Hi All, 

Our project does not have a minimum local code for parking requirements. If a municipality does not have one an ordinance definng parking requirements, there is no way to exceed...

WELL v2 W02 Water Contaminant Testing

WELL v1 Building Standard Tip Sheet
posted by Sara Hickman on May 15, 2020, 3:47 pm

For water quality testing, I have found this one that tests for almost everything the standard asks for, with only a couple thresholds being a little different than for the WELL v2 Standard...

Last reply: John Mlade, May 29, 2020, 8:38 am

IES thermal block and baseline model with system 6

NC-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by on Jan 27, 2020, 8:30 pm

Dear all, 
I need your professional opinion about a project that I am currently working on.
The HVAC zones and zone groups tree is like: Group 1>A(5)>A.1(Master), A.2, A.3, A.4...

Last reply: , May 28, 2020, 5:41 pm

CDPH v1.2 vs. 1.1 and Exposure Scenarios for Compliance

CI-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Patricia Lloyd on Aug 9, 2019, 3:42 pm

I received LEED review comments for a commercial office space that the said "adhesive product Greenguard Gold certificate indicates the Classroom Exposure Scenario was used to determine ...

Last reply: Vandita Mudgal, May 28, 2020, 4:42 pm

Supervisor can hire Cxa?

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Vanessa Montezuma ramos on May 28, 2020, 11:02 am

We are participating in a Design-Build project of more than 20,000 ft2. Can the supervisor of the general contractor hire the Commissioning Agent? The supervisor will be employed directly by the...

Last reply: Joseph Snider, May 28, 2020, 1:28 pm