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NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Michael Smolyansky on Jun 23, 2020, 2:33 pm

1. Question for SSc6 Table 3 : What is meaning "All other luminaires" in Allowed glare rating chapter? Does it mean all luminaires in site oriened properly or not should meet this "G" criteria?...

Last reply: Michael Smolyansky, Jun 26, 2020, 9:28 am

Total Annual Consumption

CI-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Deborah Stadler on Jun 26, 2020, 7:54 am

Our CI project is not doing an energy model, but using the prescriptive method (AEDG).  What is the acceptable way to determine the Total Annual Consumption to confirm uses above the 10% that...

Last reply: Deborah Stadler, Jun 26, 2020, 9:27 am

Energy Modeling for Addition to Existing LEED NC-2009

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Joe Cavanaugh on Jun 24, 2020, 9:08 am

Our proposed project is to add about 30,000 square feet to an existing 55,000 square foot University science building.  The existing building is LEED Gold under NC-2009.  We hope to pursue LEED-...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 26, 2020, 9:17 am

Contiguous area requirement removed in the air quality testing section

NC-2009 IEQc3.2: Construction IAQ management plan - before occupancy
posted by Bo White on Jun 25, 2020, 8:31 pm

Per ID#ad-100000891 and the Credit Language, the "contiguous...

Ventless equipment in commercial application question

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Michelle McConnell on Jun 19, 2020, 9:07 am

Do ventless dishmachines or ventless cooking equipment provide for leed points?  If so, how?

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 26, 2020, 9:06 am

Has anyone earned this credit without a Waste Management Plan?

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Jeff Wiedmeyer on Jun 25, 2020, 3:32 pm

Just wondering if anyone has earned the MRc2 credit without uploading a Waste Management Plan.  And if you did, what sort of Additional Information did your team provide to justify exclusion of a...

COVID pilot credits- sample policy / plan documents?

Pilot-Credits INpc137: Safety First: Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Space
posted by Agnes Vorbrodt on Jun 25, 2020, 12:23 pm

Does LEED User have sample plan/policy documents which meet the requirements of the new COVID-19 related pilot credits (management plan, new cleaning policy, ? Also, there seems to be only one (...

"Everything within the waterproofing membrane"

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by James Keohane on Jun 24, 2020, 12:14 pm

The credit language states that materials which must meet the requirements are "everything within the waterproofing membrane."

The waterproofing membrane itself ( e.g....

Last reply: James Keohane, Jun 25, 2020, 11:59 am

Manufacturer definition

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Muhammad Al Mahasneh on May 21, 2020, 4:55 am


how does LEED define a manufacturer? It seems quite a no-brainer, but we got a lot of different "commercial" manufacturer names (with different names on bills, invoices,...

Last reply: Sagar Raghuwanshi, Jun 25, 2020, 9:53 am

CxA: independance of the design team

NC-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Audrey LEDESERT on Jun 25, 2020, 5:08 am

In our office, we have 2 separate departments : one that works in building technicals (HVAC/San) and the 2nd that make consulting.

The consulting department is in charge of LEED...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 25, 2020, 9:06 am