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Pilot-Credits EApc111: Alternative Performance Rating Method
posted by on Jul 30, 2020, 11:29 am

The 2020 version of the calculator seems to have improved functionality. 

Washing Machine A+++ Energy Efficiency Class

Retail-CI-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Toshif Ruikar on Jul 29, 2020, 3:21 am


can i use below washing and dryer machine specs as energy star rated.

Washing machine:

Rated Capacity 9 kg

Energy efficiency class - A+++ (most efficient) to D (...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 3, 2020, 9:58 am

Test temperature tolerances for unmet load hours

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nikos Tsitsikas on Jul 28, 2020, 10:47 am

Hi all,

I was wondering if I could pick someone's brains regarding the unmet hours test when running an energy model for ASHRAE 90.1 App. G compliance.

So far we have been sticking...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 3, 2020, 9:04 am

ID+C v4 Pilot Credit

Pilot-Credits WEpc110: Water Restoration Certificates®
posted by Kathryn West on May 5, 2017, 5:22 pm

I purchased water restoration certificates for a v4 project.

Bonneville Environmental was very easy to work with.

Certificates were not available for my region so I purchased out-...

Last reply: Ana Maria Escobar Cardenas, Aug 2, 2020, 6:36 pm

Water Restoration Certificates Pilot Credit

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Lissa Spitz on Sep 13, 2018, 10:50 am

Hi, can anyone confirm if the volume is supposed to be for the baseline or design annual water use?


Last reply: Ana Maria Escobar Cardenas, Aug 2, 2020, 6:32 pm

Data storage for Submetering

Retail-CI-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Toshif Ruikar on Jul 28, 2020, 2:49 am


In one of my project i.e. a retail shop, we are providing submeters for power and lighting as it is more than 10% of the total load. As the LEED has the requirement that submeter shall...

Last reply: Toshif Ruikar, Aug 2, 2020, 5:42 am

Required documentation for submittal

Pilot-Credits SSpc129: Comprehensive Composting
posted by Victoria Rios Esteve on Feb 6, 2020, 9:22 am

Hi everyone, 

We are willing to attempt to this pilot credit but in de Submittals section at the Language tab, it says: "See guide tab for documentation requirements and guidance". And...

Last reply: Adhamina Rodriguez, Aug 2, 2020, 2:15 am

Corridors around data hall is considered as non occupied space?

Data-Centers-NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Afogreen Build on Aug 2, 2020, 12:39 am

Hi all,

In LEED guide page 599, example of spaces that are unoccupied includes "data center floor area". Which one of below do you think is the correct understanding of this (In our case, ...

Rooftop Pool

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Danielle Waters on Jul 31, 2020, 10:13 am

If a residential project with a rooftop pool wants to pursue SSc5-Option 1, but how does the pool full of water impact the calculations? Is the pool sq.ft. excluded or does the pool materials...

Surrounding density question for downtown Houston

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Anna Kaelin on Jul 23, 2020, 5:16 pm


I am working on a retail store project in downtown Houston. The project is in the mall and I am looking for some help with this credit.

I am planning to use a commercial...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Jul 31, 2020, 9:39 am