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Monitoring-based Cx for CS projects

CS-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Shannon Oletic on Mar 14, 2019, 3:31 pm

What are the required measurement points for a core and shell project?

Our project is a small core and shell building designed for retail, with limited M+E equipment (ERVs, RTUs, lighting...

Last reply: David Hubka, Aug 13, 2019, 1:09 pm

Reduced Mercury in Lamps ID-credit

CS-2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
posted by Maria Porter on Jan 16, 2018, 5:13 am

I have prepared the ID-credit according to the text in...

Last reply: Edgar Arevalo, Aug 13, 2019, 11:41 am

Purchasing Lamps Innovation Credit

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Jason Garvens on Jan 19, 2018, 12:25 pm

For the Purchasing Lamps Innovation credit the requirements section states: "Must meet the exemplary performance criteria of the base credit (an average 35 picograms per lumen hour or less)."...

Last reply: Edgar Arevalo, Aug 13, 2019, 10:47 am

LEED BD&C V4 Homes Registration Fees and Certification Fees

Understanding the Cost of LEED-NC Project Certification
posted by Benjie Herrera on Mar 29, 2014, 7:19 pm

We plan to register our project under LEED V4 BD&C Homes Multi Family Low Rise. Please advise which table-registration fee rate should we use - the one for BD&C - which is $900 or the...

Last reply: Elizabeth Repin, Aug 12, 2019, 2:52 pm

LEED O+M for Commercial Interiors

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Geraldine Seguela RAIA on Aug 7, 2019, 11:22 pm

Is LEED O+M applicable to commercial interiors?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 12, 2019, 12:21 pm

Inconsistent expectations

NC-v4 IPc1: Integrative process
posted by Martha Norbeck on Aug 8, 2019, 11:15 am

To the USGBC staff who I know read these comments, please issue consistent guidance for how this credit will be evaluated. I've submitted twice for this credit. The first submission was accepted...

Last reply: Faun Carlson, Aug 12, 2019, 12:20 pm

How do credits get removed? Central vacuums mystery

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Nathan Barlow on Aug 7, 2019, 9:25 am

Central vacuums existed in the "Contaminant Control" category in LEED Homes 2008: https://www...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 12, 2019, 12:13 pm

certification of an airprt's Terminal

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Evangelia Mertziou on Aug 12, 2019, 5:28 am

Is it achievable the LT Credit "Surrounding Density and Diverse Uses", Option2 for the certification of an airport's Terminal?

Could the diverse uses (Restaurant, Cafe, Bank, Hair Care,...

Is it safe to infer 'No formal Systems Manual' in v4?

CI-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Larry Lister on Feb 12, 2019, 6:40 pm

I've read a few opinions and haven't found any official Interpretation (yet?) to better define the discrepancies in language regarding required...

Last reply: Scott Bowman, Aug 11, 2019, 6:32 pm

USGBC approved equivalent for ASHRAE standards

CI-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Alexander Spilger on Feb 4, 2019, 6:16 am


I am working on a LEED project within the UK, and I am trying to understand the alternative paths to ASHRAE Guideline 0-2013, ASHRAE Guideline 1.1–2007 for HVAC&R System, ASHRAE 90...

Last reply: Scott Bowman, Aug 11, 2019, 6:30 pm