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Eligibility of a warehouse for LEED certification

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Michele Di Martino on May 4, 2020, 9:32 am

Hello everybody! I'm dealing with a project of a particular warehouse for an italian wine company, which is going to be developed completely underground, and which will be used to store wine...

USGBC- approved equivalent standards for non-US projects

ND-Plan-v4 GIBp2: Minimum building energy performance
posted by James Woodall on Apr 22, 2020, 12:54 pm


Does anyone know if there is a document available summarising the pre-approved USGBC equivalent standards to ASHRAE 90.1 governing energy performance for projects outside the US?


DCV in baseline system

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Apr 6, 2020, 9:48 am

If Demand Control Ventilation is required in the baseline system, shall the air flow rate be increased when it's useful in order to reduce the cooling demand or shall the control of the outdoor...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Apr 15, 2020, 1:09 pm

Renewable energy production DES Path 1

NC-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Lisa Loreti on Jan 29, 2020, 3:37 am

We are modeling a building connected to a...

Last reply: Tyler Thumma, Feb 14, 2020, 8:46 am

mandatory for air leakage in Europe

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jun 7, 2017, 1:18 pm

How can you demonstrate the compliance with the mandatory provisions relative to air leakage of the envelope (both walls and fenestrations) of ASHRAE 90.1-2010 (par.,,

Last reply: Sara ALIA YOUSSOUFI, Feb 5, 2020, 11:37 am

only automatic control in offices for lights

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Mar 21, 2018, 9:49 am

Can the lighting control in offices be automatic (daylighting + occupancy sensors) only? I mean, without manual control?

Best Regards

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 21, 2020, 3:10 pm

Surrounding density calculations-Public rights-of-way

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Mahesh Shankar on Jan 21, 2020, 3:00 am

I am working for a CI project. The project space is located in very isolated factory area where not many buildings are located and therefore we are extremely low on points for this credit. I am...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Jan 21, 2020, 2:08 pm

heat recovery in baseline

CS-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Aug 27, 2018, 6:30 am

I'm using  v2009_Minimum Energy Performance Calculator_v09.xlsm

In the tab "Air-Side HVAC" it specifies that energy recovery is required "For Baseline, any individual systems where supply...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 22, 2019, 5:22 pm

Master Site: Substitution credit from LEED v4 to LEED v4.1

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Mario Angelo Pinoli on Dec 17, 2019, 11:22 am

Hi everyone, 

we registered a project as a Master Site in LEED v4 version and we would like to replace the WEc3 credit with the same credit of the LEED v4.1 version.

The credit can'...

Last reply: David Hubka, Dec 17, 2019, 4:35 pm

Leakage Test Requirement

NC-v4.1 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Mario Angelo Pinoli on Oct 24, 2019, 9:36 am


I have an high rise residential project and the property wants to permit people to smoke on the balconies.

My question is: the Tests for leakage are to be performed on...

Last reply: Trista Little, Nov 12, 2019, 3:52 pm