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Vegetated Roof and Roof Planters

CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Lou Niles II on Nov 8, 2019, 2:22 pm

We have a project with a Roof / Terrace space. This space has turf areas and also some Planters; along with the walkable "pavers" and concrete areas. There are also some shade Structures on this...

O+M Table of Contents requirement for v4 Fundamental commisioning

CI-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Robert Fernandez on Nov 8, 2019, 2:21 pm

I provided our primary LEED review with all of the following individually as each has its own upload to meet the intent of the credit but am being requested for an O+M table of contents for...

New construction: v4 or v4.1?

LEED v4.1 Discussion Forum
posted by Victoria Rios Esteve on Nov 8, 2019, 11:28 am

Hi everyone!

Im about to register a new project to certify as LEED BD+C New Construction. My doubt is if i can register it as v4 or if it should be v4.1. 

Thank you for your answer...

Last reply: Robert Fernandez, Nov 8, 2019, 12:14 pm

Lift Cycle Analysis

CS-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Guillaume Rose on Nov 8, 2019, 11:11 am

Hello,

When i read the leed v4 referential, we see that for the life cycle analysis, only the products that are measured with surface calculation are taken into account in the calculation...

Median Electrical Intensity definition

NC-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 8, 2019, 9:45 am

Dear All,

In what relates to credit EA C6 and following option 2 (Estimate baseline electricity use) for an Office Building, we are considering using a non-default median electrical...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 8, 2019, 10:15 am

Penitentiary Confinement Cells-- Considered Residential or Nonresidential?

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Abhinay Sharma on Nov 7, 2019, 7:23 pm

Hello,

Does anyone know if penitentiary confinement cells are considered residential or nonresidential per Appendix G when choosing the Baseline system type?

Thank you in advance!...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 7, 2019, 9:21 pm

Setback requirement

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sofia Barahona on Nov 6, 2019, 2:56 pm

Hi,

We are working on an office building where some private offices are served by split system. How does the setback requirement is met on these specific HVAC system?

Last reply: Sofia Barahona, Nov 7, 2019, 3:39 pm

USGBC Acknowledged alternatives for Projects outside US

ND-v4 GIBp2: Minimum building energy performance
posted by Benjamin Weise on Nov 7, 2019, 5:41 am

Hi there!

my question is about Path2 of the prerequisite (prescriptive compliance) for project located in Germany. It says that for projects outside the U.S. there are USGBC-approved...

Last reply: Eliot Allen, Nov 7, 2019, 12:14 pm

How to determine "potentially critical zones"?

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by RDK E&S on Nov 6, 2019, 12:28 pm

I understand that critical zones are zones that require the largest outdoor air fraction. In practice, does this equate to only densely occupied zones (zones with a people...

Last reply: David Hubka, Nov 7, 2019, 10:38 am

Airport base ratio?

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Bouygues Sustainability on Jan 23, 2017, 10:11 am

Hello - how do i calculate the baseline parking capacity of an airport ? - it is not included in the TABLE 1 - Base Ratios for parking spaces, by building type.

Last reply: Mauricio Toro, Nov 7, 2019, 8:07 am