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Bicycle facilities- distance from entrance

CS-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by on Jul 6, 2020, 1:16 am

Good morning! I have the following question about the bicycle storage facilities in projects in general. When the credit tells us “must be within 100 feet...

Can warehousing ramp lighting for transportation exempt from Light Pollution Reduction

CS-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by yingling guan on Jul 6, 2020, 4:13 am

There is a warehouse building project, with outdoor transport ramp beside buildings.  Many exterior lighting designed on the ramp for directional and marker lighting for transportation, are they...

Which occupant density to use

CS-2009 PIf3: Occupant and Usage Data
posted by Max Zayika on Jan 17, 2018, 5:30 pm


I am working on a LEED v.4 C&S office project, but since a PI forum section for it has not been set up on LEEDuser yet, I thought I'd post here.

The project is located in...

Last reply: Simona Sandu, Jul 6, 2020, 6:15 am

Projects located where standard supply pressure is different than the LEED baseline supply pressure

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Maki Watanabe on Mar 22, 2019, 1:40 am

In LEED v4.1 WE Prerequisite: Indoor Water Use Reduction requirement, it reads:

Projects located where standard supply pressure is different than the LEED baseline supply pressure may...

Last reply: Isabel Santos, Jul 6, 2020, 4:56 am

v4.1 Calc: Omitting Cost/Area Inputs for 100%-Compliant Categories

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Lance Patrick Sy on Jul 2, 2020, 10:31 am

In the v4.1 Calculator, is it necessary to provide cost / surface area inputs for credit categories that are fully compliant?

e.g. If all insulation products used are demonstrated to be...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Jul 4, 2020, 3:56 pm

Daylight and Quality views- regularly occupied space exemption for unique fire station sleeping rooms

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Ken Gallegos on Jun 26, 2020, 5:05 pm

Our project is a military fire station/training center in which on-duty fire fighters have alternating schedules and individual occupant sleeping rooms are designed to be used for sleeping at...

Last reply: Daniel Glaser, Jul 4, 2020, 1:43 am

Waste heat recovery

Data-Centers-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Paula Rantanen on Oct 5, 2015, 4:04 am

I have a question concerning waste heat recovery in data centers. Recovery of the waste heat (directly or assisted with heat pumps) is part of many guidelines and best practices concerning data...

Last reply: Abhinay Sharma, Jul 3, 2020, 3:42 pm

Sewer line heat recovery as a renewable resource?

NC-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Jennifer Szekely on Sep 6, 2017, 5:27 pm

We have a large sewer interceptor runnning through our site and are looking to tap into that heast source for district space conditioning. Has anyone seen any precedent on whether this source...

Last reply: Abhinay Sharma, Jul 3, 2020, 3:41 pm


Retail-CI-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Toshif Ruikar on Jun 28, 2020, 4:19 am


In my case, HVAC load is not more than 10%, still we need to provide submeters for HVAC ..?

The electrical designer has provided 2 DB(Distribution Board) for lighting and 3 DB ...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 3, 2020, 12:39 pm

Hotel Natural Gas Kitchen

NC-v4 EAc7: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Mario Angelo Pinoli on Jul 3, 2020, 5:26 am


we're pursuing LEED NCv4 certification for a luxury hotel.

All the HVAC systems will be electric, but we'll have a kitchen serving the hotel restaurant which will use gas.


Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 3, 2020, 12:17 pm