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Bird Collision Deterrence

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Long Wang on Jun 24, 2018, 11:03 am

Hi, I have two questions of this pilot credit for our LEED EB: O+M project V4.

First, what specific requirements for the external facade, especially the glass. The other one is the...

Last reply: Stephanie Graham, Dec 4, 2019, 5:50 pm

Standard reference for Canadian projects

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by Josée Lupien on Nov 28, 2019, 1:37 pm


I would like to know if the new CSA A460:19 Bird-Friendly Building Design can be used for canadian project to acheive this pilot credit?

How can I aks the USGBC to consider...

Last reply: Stephanie Graham, Dec 4, 2019, 5:30 pm

Quality Views Review Comment

CI-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Mario Angelo Pinoli on Jul 5, 2019, 12:17 pm


I received a Design Review Comment for my project which says:


Last reply: Mariana del Valle, Dec 4, 2019, 12:09 pm

Monitoring: Natural Ventilation

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Premal Solanki on Jun 5, 2018, 2:42 pm

We are working on a residential project (5-Story) that is being certified v4 BD+C. The dwelling units are naturally ventilated. The monitoring requirement for natural ventilation in v4 states to...

Last reply: Chen Shalita, Dec 4, 2019, 7:12 am

NC-v4.1 Rainfall Events Calculator

NC-v4.1 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Kathryn Ganas on Jul 17, 2019, 12:20 pm

Is there an updated Rainfall Events Calculator for v4.1?? We have a...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Dec 4, 2019, 6:49 am

COP of System at ambient temperature (46 degC) whereas ASHRAE takes AHRI Condition

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Neeraj Sharma on Nov 28, 2019, 1:16 pm

I am working on a project where my building has a VRF/VRV system. The ambient conditions at which the system designed is 46 deg C. Now as it's a LEED project & will be compared with ASHRAE 90...

Last reply: Judhajit Chakraborty, Dec 3, 2019, 7:23 pm

ASHRAE Mandatory Provisions for Building Envelope

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ghaith Moufarege on Mar 30, 2010, 6:07 pm


We are a UK-based consultancy, working on LEED for a mall, and we have a bit of trouble interpreting some of the terminologies & requirements of ASHRAE Tables 5.5 for Building...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Dec 3, 2019, 6:04 am

Biophilic Design: Quantifiable Metrics

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by LEED Team DC on Jan 30, 2019, 10:57 am

Hi, I'm wondering if there are shareable examples of a project team documenting quantifiable biophilic metrics.

I'm inclined to think these metrics could be gained either noting dimensions...

Last reply: Leilanie Bruce, Dec 2, 2019, 8:37 pm

Option 1 Workforce Development Training

Pilot-Credits IPpc90: Social equity within the project team
posted by Summer Minchew on Jul 10, 2017, 3:54 pm

I have a project that has entered in to a Project Labor Agreement including the following: 1) Small, Local Disadvantaged Business Development Assistance, 2) First Source Employment Agreement (...

Last reply: Leilanie Bruce, Dec 2, 2019, 8:21 pm

Soil testing

EBOM-v4 SSc5: Site management
posted by Kath Williams on Nov 25, 2019, 4:23 pm

 This credit states that soil testing is required but the whole purpose is to determine appropriate fertilizer use. This client has never and will never use soil additives or fertilizer. The...

Last reply: David Posada, Dec 2, 2019, 4:53 pm