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Navigating LEED Online
posted by Nadav Malin on Nov 25, 2019, 10:30 am

Hi folks,

People have been complaining about this problem on the EAp2 page forum, so I thought I'd try to give it a better home here. Sounds like there have been some promises of when it...

Last reply: Kara Strong, Nov 29, 2019, 8:48 am

Interior Irrigation?

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Allison Wilson on Oct 1, 2019, 10:02 am

Our project has interior planting which will be irrigated. Obviously there's nowhere in the Indoor Water Use calculator for irrigation since it addresses only flush/flow fixtures, but it...

Last reply: Karyn Rodrigues, Nov 28, 2019, 12:07 pm

Plug loads for server rooms

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by MARCIO OROFINO on Apr 22, 2015, 4:39 pm

I am working for this project - a small one-floor office building, which has a 14 m2 server room. The project for the server room has not been developed yet - there will be a specific...

Last reply: NANDA GOWRI, Nov 27, 2019, 8:55 pm

Major Renovation or EBOM?

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Christine Recke on Jun 24, 2019, 5:16 am

We intend to certify an existing office building which is going to be renovated with the following criteria:

  • 40% of the overall building area will be renovated
  • The project is...

Last reply: David Posada, Nov 27, 2019, 4:26 pm

Baseline building: daylight controls

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 3, 2017, 8:11 am


my question is related with the need to consider (or not) daylight controls in baseline building. Table G3.1 (bullet 6) from ASHRAE 90.1-2010 states the following:

1) Proposed...

Last reply: Keith Robertson, Nov 27, 2019, 2:57 pm

Monitoring NOT req if ventilation systems are not within scope of work?

CI-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by RDK E&S on Nov 27, 2019, 1:12 pm

I'm wondering if my understanding of the ID+C reference manual (pg 311) is correct: no airflow monitoring equipment is needed if the ventilation system isn't in the scope of work? Has anyone...

Purchasing Lamps Calculator

EBOM-v4 MRc2: Purchasing - lamps
posted by Jorge López de Obeso on Nov 27, 2019, 1:05 pm

Hi, I used the current calculator that is on this site but I found out it goes to the max mercury content per bulb instead of the average of the building. 

So I have three options:


Last reply: Jorge López de Obeso, Nov 27, 2019, 1:07 pm

Clarify requirement for design review prior to 50% CDs

NC-v4.1 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Gail Vittori on Nov 27, 2019, 10:07 am

Is it the case that in v4.1, the requirement for a review of the design documents prior to 50% CDs, added with addenda to LEED v4, is no longer a requirement for EAp Fundamental CX in v4.1, but...

Parking Under Cover and SRI Requirement

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Summer on Oct 9, 2019, 4:35 am


Our project have a 100% parking space under cover which means we are okay with option 2. Do we need to comply with...

Last reply: Eric Anderson, Nov 27, 2019, 10:06 am

Will RECs from TIGR fulfill the credit requirement for EAc4 LEED CI v2009?

CI-2009 EAc4: Green Power
posted by Rowena Rawte on Nov 25, 2019, 11:23 pm

For a project in Singapore the client are planning on purchasing Green RECs from TIGR. 

The Tradable Instrument for Global Renewables (TIGR) Registry is an online platform for tracking and...