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Poor Cell Phone Service in LEED Buildings?

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Dennis Carlberg on Jan 4, 2012, 9:13 am

I have heard that the low-E coatings on windows has been found to block cellular phone singals and make many LEED certified buildings "dead zones" for wireless service. Has anyone encountered...

Last reply: Doug Macdonnell, Sep 4, 2020, 2:43 pm


NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Neil Rosen on Sep 4, 2020, 12:18 pm

How does one go about documenting a skylight under the Low-Emitting Materials credit in V4.1?  The glass portion, the overwelming majority of the...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Sep 4, 2020, 1:32 pm

Estimating Energy Use for a Laboratory

CI-v4 EAc6: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Parker Hall on Aug 28, 2020, 12:00 pm

My project pursued optimized energy performance option 2 - prescriptive compliance. An Energy model was not created for this building, so I intend to calculate out energy use via the U.S....

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 4, 2020, 12:08 pm

System 3 Heating source

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Davide Liviero on Sep 3, 2020, 8:49 am

Hello everyone,

I am creating the baseline model for an office and have been suggested to use System 3 as HVAC sytem template for it. Since in the proposed model I use electricity as...

Last reply: Davide Liviero, Sep 4, 2020, 11:10 am

Baseline HVAC System Selection

CS-2009 EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Ciaran McCabe on Mar 8, 2017, 11:34 am

I am working on a 9 storey office building (8 levels of office and 1 basement level). The building has a total floor area of 9,400m2. The space heating and cooling will be provided by means of a...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 4, 2020, 10:30 am

Visitor Parking in Multi-Tenant Buildings

CI-v4.1 LTc4: Bicycle facilities
posted by Tim Bush on Sep 4, 2020, 3:55 am

As an interior fitout in a multi-tenant building, I've always assumed it's reasonable under LEED to pro-rata the number of whole building long-term bicycle parks and showers based on...

LEEDv4.1, EQ Cr – Indoor Air Quality Assessment, Option 2, Path 2 – Volatile Organic Compound

NC-v4.1 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Devendra Chaughule on Nov 14, 2019, 8:15 am

Hi All,

The credit mentions screening test for Total Volatile Organic Compounds (...

Last reply: Greg Chambliss, Sep 3, 2020, 6:04 pm

Waste Diversion

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Sep 3, 2020, 5:05 pm


If our project is using Green Halo systems to manage our wastemanagement, do we need to 
submit all the back up documentation for the commingled items?

Uploading EPDs to LEED Online

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Dane Andersen on Sep 3, 2020, 10:17 am

Hello, it's my first time uploading this credit to LEED Online. Does anyone know if it is acceptable to upload a zip folder containing all the EPD PDFs (30+ in total)? I have the files all nicely...

Last reply: AMANDA THOMPSON, Sep 3, 2020, 1:33 pm

Extra point for multiple routes / 60%?

NC-v4.1 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Joseph Snider on Sep 2, 2020, 12:22 pm

Under v4, there is an option for getting an extra point if you have a number of different routes and nothing is more than 60% of the trips.  Does anyone know if that option is stil available...

Last reply: Joseph Snider, Sep 3, 2020, 12:30 pm