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Previously developed and graded area by municipality- How long before construction?

NC-2009 SSc1: Site Selection
posted by Ilan Yahav on Jun 11, 2018, 5:58 am

I am working on a Non-US project that is located in a new neighborhood that had been graded and developed by the local Municipality (roads and sidewalks) in 2006. Is there a time limit for sited...

LEED v4 EBOM- Commissioning

EBOM-v4 EAc2: Existing building commissioning - implementation
posted by Aber Alvi on Mar 22, 2018, 1:04 am

A project for which level 2 energy audit had been carried out and implemented more than a year ago, can that energy audit report and the measurement and verification results from the last one...

Last reply: Trista Little, May 24, 2018, 8:26 pm

Hoarding dimensions

NC-v4 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by Ahmed Labeeb on Mar 5, 2018, 8:07 am

Dear All,

Is there any LEED requirement regarding the hoarding dimensions ( distance from ground to the bottom of the panel)?

As the Site Engineer is asking us (Consultant), I did...

Last reply: Trista Little, May 16, 2018, 9:52 pm

HVAC Baseline System 8- with Purchased Chilled Water only

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Amgad Khattab on May 9, 2018, 7:01 am

We are working on a project where the selected baseline HVAC system type is 8 with purchased chilled water only from a district cooling plant. The Minimum Performance Calculator states that it is...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 14, 2018, 12:30 pm

Energy Star Target Finder Outside US?

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Annabelle Cruz on Oct 5, 2017, 8:24 am

We are currently trying to get the certification for one of our projects here in Dubai, UAE which consists of a small office in a 5-storey building under LEED CI v4. LEED process we're...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 7, 2018, 10:54 am

Monthly Evapotranspiration Rate

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Ahmed Labeeb on Apr 9, 2018, 3:02 am


We are working on a project in Dubai and the Client is asking to use the LEED Calculator instead of WaterSense tool. Now, no reference states the monthly evaporanpiration rate for...

Last reply: Ahmed Labeeb, Apr 12, 2018, 1:15 am

Volume to Weight Conversion factors

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Yohaan Cama on Mar 27, 2018, 10:11 am

Michelle Reott Managing Principal, Earthly Ideas LLC LEEDuser Expert 617 thumbs up March 27, 2018- 11:27 am Yohaan- The LEED 2009 Reference Guide contains a solid waste conversion factor table.  See this discussed at https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/documenting-diversion-quantities, https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/volume-weight-conversions, and https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/weigh-or-not-weigh. As a LEEDuser Basic Member, I don't think you can access the FAQs for this credit-  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/credit/NC-2009/MRc2#tab-faq where this is discussed also. Log...

Last reply: Yohaan Cama, Mar 29, 2018, 3:03 am

Option 2. Prescriptive Compliance

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sustainability Provider on Mar 12, 2018, 12:20 pm

We are pursuing for LEED v4 certification for an office space under CI category. The office space consists of 2 floors and have approximately a total...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 16, 2018, 12:46 pm

LEED Documents Translation

NC-v4 LTc3: High Priority Site and Equitable Development
posted by Ahmed Abunada on Feb 19, 2018, 7:11 am

https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/final-design-review-language-is... I'm sure there are other related posts, but that's what I could locate the quickest. Log in or register to post comments Emily Purcell Green Building Specialist, Solomon Cordwell Buenz...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Mar 8, 2018, 9:29 am

Post occupancy assesment

NC-v4 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by eran ben kennaz on Feb 25, 2018, 9:26 am

I was asked by the client to collect air samples now- a month after occupancy (he says he forgot to call me before.......). Would that be acceptable when they send in the reports?


Last reply: Alice Delia, Mar 8, 2018, 9:29 am