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Missing inspection documentation

NC-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Sean Adams on Apr 2, 2019, 8:36 am

Project has always been trying to earn LEED Silver and...

Last reply: Trista Little, Apr 11, 2019, 8:30 pm

Potable water use measurement- 1 meter or several meters?

NC-v4 WEp3: Building-level water metering
posted by Ricardo Sá on Mar 22, 2019, 4:17 am


in order to comply with building-level water meter requirements, is it acceptable to use several water meters, as long as they guarantee the measurement of 100% of potable water use,...

Last reply: Trista Little, Apr 11, 2019, 8:21 pm

Barriers in implementing Material Transparency in LEED v4 projects

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by SUSAN THOMAS on Apr 11, 2019, 9:49 am

What are the challenges in determining the environmental qualities and human health impacts of building materials or products in LEED v4 projects? (Eg: Is it the lack of supply of healthy...

Construction Waste Recycling Plant distance from Site

CI-v4 MRc6: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Ana Mendoza on Apr 11, 2019, 11:23 am


We are currently working in a location where there aren't any gypsum recycling plant within a 200 mi radius. We have been looking 

for information that specifies the max...

Design-Build CxA

CI-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Mark Kohles on Feb 25, 2019, 5:33 pm

In USGBC's "Who can be a Cxa" document (https://www.usgbc.org/resources/who-can-be-cxa), an independent company, not a member of the...

Last reply: Pablo Jimeno, Apr 11, 2019, 11:30 am

What is the best value about two different interpretations of a cold room system for LEED points.

CS-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Josée Lupien on Apr 11, 2019, 9:42 am

We have an issue about how to perform an EPD project for a client.
Our client would like an EPD for their Insulated Metal Panels used for cold room system.

Is it valid...

Campus project with central plants serving several buildings

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Yoyo Shek on Apr 10, 2019, 11:38 pm

Hi All,

Our project composed of several buildings which share a group of main central plants (including several chillers and cooling towers).

Does below approach correct?


Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 11, 2019, 8:19 am

Submeter 2 water subsystems but only one system in the building

CS-v4 WEc4: Water metering
posted by Kristina Pobre on Apr 11, 2019, 6:08 am

The credit requires to submeter at least 2 of the following subsystems: irrigation, indoor plumbing fixtures and fittings, domestic hot water, boiler,...

Site Boundary & Lighting Boundary

NC-2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Caroline O'Leary on Oct 2, 2015, 7:58 pm

I've been reading and re-reading the interpretations by USGBC and the posts on this site and I still feel like I can't positively state the answer to the following question our team has:

Last reply: MANNY IGLESIA, Apr 10, 2019, 6:28 pm

Solar Panels

CI-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Alexis Voeltner on Apr 8, 2019, 5:05 pm

Do solar panels that are being installed by the building owner need to be commissioned before the LEED submittal or can the...

Last reply: Alexis Voeltner, Apr 10, 2019, 5:29 pm