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Emissions Testing- Previous CDPH v1.1-2010 vs. CDPH v1.2-2017

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by J G on Aug 29, 2019, 12:26 pm

The low-emitting materials credit was simplified in LEED v4.1, yet the CDPH emissions testing (California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method v1.2–2017) standard is new. Does...

Last reply: Adrienne Lynn, Oct 15, 2019, 6:34 pm

Water usage for car wash

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Gaston Michaud on Oct 15, 2019, 2:10 pm

Hi Everyone,

We are working on a rent-a-car agency and based on data provided from the previous location, their main end-use for water usage is car washing.  This new location includes...

Last reply: Emma Hughes, Oct 15, 2019, 3:57 pm

Storage of Chemicals to avoid Cross-contamination in Labs

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Joyce Kelly on Feb 27, 2018, 7:37 pm

I'm recommending that chemicals delivered to Labs should be stored in vented Chem. cabinets with 0.5cfm psf to create neg. pressure with respect to the rest of the Lab. Then, chemicals in use are...

Last reply: Joyce Kelly, Oct 15, 2019, 2:07 pm

Exemplary Performance?

CS-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Brian Salazar on Oct 15, 2019, 1:00 pm

Hello!  Is there an Exemplary Performance threshold for this credit?  

Last reply: Brian Salazar, Oct 15, 2019, 1:40 pm

Project with PV- Calculating Green Power?

CS-2009 EAc6: Green Power
posted by Brian Salazar on Oct 15, 2019, 1:04 pm

Hello!  I am working on a project with on-site PV.  When calculating the Green Power offset, do we need to offset the total modeled electricity usage BEFORE or AFTER subtracting the electricity...

Last reply: Brian Salazar, Oct 15, 2019, 1:39 pm

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: Emily Tan, Oct 15, 2019, 9:58 am


Retail-CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Neeraj Sharma on Oct 12, 2019, 11:39 am

The Project is a small office of area around 360 Sq.m in huge building of area around 7400 sq.m? The office building is served by central chiller & no heating. I made a system type 4 which is...

Mandatory Provision for Lighting Controls C&S

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sofia Barahona on Oct 14, 2019, 10:00 am

We are currently working on a LEED Core and Shell v4 office building on Santiago, Chile. Regarding the issue of mandatory provisions ASHRAE 90.1-2010, if there is a binding lease or sale...

Agile Working as Thermal Comfort Control

CI-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Matthew Dempsey on Oct 14, 2019, 11:31 am


We have a commercial office which is an agile working space. Would this count as a thermal comfort control, since occupants can move to another workstation if they are uncomfortable...

VOC content/emission equivalent for Europe

NC-2009 IEQc4.1: Low-emitting materials - adhesives and sealants
posted by Muhammad Mahasneh on Oct 14, 2019, 11:57 am

Hello all;

We're pursuing LEED 2009 certification for a NC project located in Europe and we were wondering if there is a list of equivalent standards for...