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Emissions Testing- Previous CDPH v1.1-2010 vs. CDPH v1.2-2017

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Jennifer Gleisberg on Aug 29, 2019, 12:26 pm

The low-emitting materials credit was simplified in LEED v4.1, yet the CDPH emissions testing (California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method v1.2–2017) standard is new. Does...

Last reply: DuWayne Baird, Sep 11, 2019, 3:57 am

Visitor & handicap Parking Spots when calculating provided parking.

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Jason Garvens on Sep 9, 2019, 3:41 pm

Can a project exclude dedicated visitor and handicap parking spots for purposes of calculating total provided capacity?

If the Green Vehicles credit is also pursued could the dedicated EV...

Last reply: David Posada, Sep 10, 2019, 8:47 pm

Pilot Credit Requirment

Pilot-Credits MRpc103: Integrative Analysis of Building Materials
posted by Maria Fiorelli on Feb 11, 2019, 11:47 am

I recently pursued this credit for a LEED v4 ID+C office space. It appears as though the credit documentation was approved; although, none of the three products have full documentation. It...

Last reply: Emma Reif, Sep 10, 2019, 3:18 pm

Alternative methods of documenting an executed tenant lease agreement?

CS-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Allan Robles on Sep 10, 2019, 2:45 pm

Hi there LEEDuser-verse,

Has there been anyone who has documented the installation of future tenant metering via a tenant lease agreement or an email acknowledgment between the owner and...

Using "Social Equity Within the Project Team" Pilot Credit for a Design-Build project

Pilot-Credits IPpc90: Social equity within the project team
posted by Megan Leslie on Sep 18, 2018, 1:20 pm

My company has a CSR report that complies with the requirements in Option 2.  We have found that when our company makes up at least 20% (by cost) of the design contract we can easily achieve the...

Last reply: Erica Baranik, Sep 10, 2019, 2:34 pm

Quality Views in Non-Regularly Occupied Spaces

Pilot-Credits EQpc117: Quality views in nonregularly occupied spaces
posted by Allison Wilson on Mar 15, 2019, 1:23 pm

In completing the pilot credit survey, I thought the item re: requiring this credit as a prerequisite was interesting. I don't know that this pilot credit would make sense as a prereq, but what...

Last reply: Judd Christopher, Sep 10, 2019, 2:15 pm

Baseline System 8

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gustav Alfaro on Apr 14, 2018, 7:06 pm

Hi to all,

Our project scope is modeling one floor of a 20 stories office building. It is clear that we must use system 8 for the baseline based on the full office building...

Last reply: PAULA HERNANDEZ, Sep 10, 2019, 2:11 pm

Indoor Water Use Reduction and Water Sense

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Jason Garvens on Jan 18, 2018, 9:17 am

On pg. 297 of the LEED v4 BD&C Reference Guide it states the general credit requirements but makes no mention of WaterSense labels being required there. However on pg. 302 there is a...

Last reply: Kristen Dotson, Sep 10, 2019, 1:49 pm

Sound Transmission- Open Office Adjacency

CI-v4.1 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Tyler Cottrell on Sep 9, 2019, 4:26 pm

How are Open Plan Office areas classified in terms of the Sound Transmission section?

I am trying to determine what composite...

NC-v4.1 EAp2

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Takashi Hasegawa on Sep 10, 2019, 2:27 am


Can anyone please check if my understanding is correct, which is on the relationship between LEED V.4.1 and ASHRAE90.1 2016? Below is how I understand;

First of all, LEED-NC...