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NC-v4.1 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by Mateus Souki on Oct 17, 2019, 11:31 am

I am working on a project where I must choose the materials for the MRc4 credit - LEED V3 (gold certification). However, as an architect responsible, I don't know if I should accept materials...

Last reply: Mateus Souki, Oct 21, 2019, 1:35 pm

Occupant Comfort Survey

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Leanne Conrad on Aug 3, 2017, 4:01 pm

Is there a minimum duration after occupancy you must wait to conduct the occupant comfort survey? I want to submit the IN credit with the first construction submittal but don't want to have to...

Last reply: Stephanie Graham, Oct 16, 2019, 3:48 pm

Emergency generator building

NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Priscillia Champagne on Oct 8, 2019, 1:06 am

I am starting a project in which we are building a new addition to an existing hospital which will be approx. 30 000 m2 (considered separate building from existing hospital). In the same scope of...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 15, 2019, 7:17 am

New project on university campus that already has 2700 parking spots

NC-v4 LTc8: Green vehicles
posted by Alana Cristante on Apr 16, 2019, 9:09 am

Hi there,

We are working on a new science lab on a university campus. The campus already has 2700 parking spots, with the current parking demand being only 2100 or so. Our project "...

Last reply: Kim Lombard, Sep 26, 2019, 1:45 pm

Option 3 flexible lighting control system required documentation

CI-v4 MRc2: Interiors life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Alara Matsyk on Dec 21, 2017, 11:30 am

I'm not entirely sure what the LEED online form/template means in regards to calculations for flexible lighting control system. The form says to "provide a lighting schedule and calculations...

Last reply: Izabela Kwiecinska, Sep 26, 2019, 5:21 am

Using Schools option 2- Pedestrian Access for a Community Service Center

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by nancy picard on Sep 23, 2019, 1:16 pm

Has anyone ever seen new construction projects where an exception was made for them to use Schools option 2  - Pedestrian Access even if applying for another type pf building? In my case, the...

Last reply: Kara Strong, Sep 25, 2019, 10:28 am

Re-used Furniture Eligible for Local Multiplier?

Healthcare-v4 MRc7: Furniture and medical furnishings
posted by Tyler Fenton on Sep 20, 2019, 2:24 pm


We're working on a LEED v4 Healthcare project that is pursuing the Furniture credit and I'm wondering if re-used furniture would be eligible for the local multiplier of 200% its...

Exemption of Tenant Space

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sandra Lester on Aug 28, 2019, 4:17 pm

We are working on a project that is primarily a nursing home but there is a tenant space on the ground floor that is about 15% of the building. The tenant is required to put in their own HVAC...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Aug 28, 2019, 5:19 pm

APPA Room Type Definitions

EBOM-2009 IEQc3.2: Green cleaning - custodial effectiveness assessment
posted by Alexis Doyle on Aug 9, 2019, 1:00 pm


We are working on a building recertification to...

Last reply: Alexis Doyle, Aug 15, 2019, 12:40 pm

Split System AC in an existing building

NC-v4 EAc6: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Charles Marshall on Aug 14, 2019, 4:58 pm

We are working on a major renovation project that contains several split system AC units which will be replaced.  The owner doesn't have any record of the refrigerant volume that was charged for...