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Counting diverse use categories.

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Keith Robertson on Apr 19, 2019, 9:20 am

The reference guide states that "The counted uses must represent at least three of the five categories, exclusive of the building’s primary use."

Our reviewer has interpreted that to mean...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, May 15, 2019, 8:00 am

Substitute for bus or streetcar.

NC-v4 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Kim Estrella on Jun 13, 2018, 2:07 am

We want to satisfy this credit, but our project site (Cebu, Philippines) doesn't have any...

Last reply: Prakash Sekar, May 15, 2019, 3:24 am

WELL Communities credits to be used as INc in LEED ND

ND-Plan-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Oana Stamatin on May 13, 2019, 8:49 am

Hi everybody! For my v4 LEED ND Plan, I would like to propose as Innovation Credits some features from WELL Communities. Has anybody else considered this strategy before, and could tell me if it...

Last reply: Eliot Allen, May 14, 2019, 5:55 pm

SCS Global Certification

CI-2009 IEQc4.5: Low-Emitting Materials—Systems Furniture and Seating
posted by Steve Valev on Aug 31, 2015, 2:54 pm

Most of the furniture selections in out project have a certification from SCS Global which is an ANSI Accredited Product Certification. Is this an acceptable substitute to Greenguard?


Last reply: Michael Munn, May 14, 2019, 5:34 pm

Airport projects- LEED NC-v4: LT c4 Surrounding density and diverse uses

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Ricardo Sá on Sep 4, 2018, 12:08 pm

Dear All,
we are working in a project of a new airport pursuing LEED certification, and our clients asked us to perform a preliminary evaluation of the potential LEED score.
The new...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, May 14, 2019, 4:40 pm

Drawing Review

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Steve Connelly on Mar 1, 2018, 9:18 am

Is a drawing review of the building envelope required by EAp1 Fundamental...

Last reply: Garrett Ferguson, May 14, 2019, 4:28 pm

Clarifications on No Cooling Tower Credit.

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Priya Venkat on Mar 18, 2019, 11:18 am


In one of the projects, there are no cooling tower. There are no AC Spaces in our project, and hence for the energy simulations ASHRAE 90.1 2010 Appendix G Space System 10 is selected...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, May 14, 2019, 3:11 pm

How to calculate with Free-addess

CI-v4.1 LTc4: Bicycle facilities
posted by Carina Clark on May 13, 2019, 3:55 pm

With the popularity of "free-address" how do we complete calculations like this for Regular Building Occupants? Do we need to use the number of seats, or, the actual number of employees (many,...

Last reply: David Hubka, May 14, 2019, 2:28 pm

Pilot Credit EApc95- LEED v2010 MF Midrise

Pilot-Credits EApc95: Alternative Energy Performance Metric
posted by Thomas Chase on May 14, 2019, 10:22 am

We have an MF Midrise project located in Boston, with all-electric VRF systems as a result of advocacy by the City of Boston to electrify buildings.  With low natural gas cost per...

Main entrance- Parking entrance

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Maria J Maroño on Apr 27, 2019, 10:38 am

The main entrance of my project is the parking entrance. Should I measure the...

Last reply: Kara Strong, May 14, 2019, 10:27 am