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Testing the SRI of a paint

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Francesco Passerini on Dec 5, 2019, 11:18 am

A paint is going to be applied to the cover of parking spaces. The cover is made of asphalt. The...

Bicycle Storage for transitional housing for homeless

NC-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Summer Gorder on Dec 4, 2019, 1:00 pm

I am working on a Behavioral Health Resource Center for Multnomah County, and I am not sure how to classify the occupants for the calculations. Please see the breakdown below, and let me know if...

Last reply: Nick Semon, Dec 5, 2019, 11:05 am

LEED HCv4- Calculating overall hospital emplyees on site at peak times

Calculating FTEs
posted by Sarah Michelman on Dec 5, 2019, 10:14 am


My team and I are currently working on a new LEEDv4 HC project and we are having trouble finding the formula to calculate the overall peak hosptial employees on site at peak times, a...

Nursing/skilled care facility- App G baseline

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Adam McMillen on Dec 4, 2019, 11:46 am

Hopefully an easy one here. We have a >150,000 sf nursing home/skilled care facility pursuing LEED. Is this building type classified as residential, so use System 1/2?  I see in the ASHRAE...

Definition of Homes

ND-Plan-v4 GIBp2: Minimum building energy performance
posted by Edmar Cabra on Nov 24, 2019, 5:45 am

We are developing a contraction village that will house contractors for the adjacent new development. The construction village will have accommodation units and support facilities (e.g....

Last reply: David Posada, Dec 4, 2019, 7:00 pm

how do you manage providers that provide the right materials for LEED?

Pilot-Credits SSpc55: Bird collision deterrence
posted by kim sung on Oct 27, 2019, 10:29 am


There is a question as a preliminary contractor for bird collision deterrence.

If I had a way to lower a threat factor to 15 or less as an alternative to bird collision,...

Last reply: Stephanie Graham, Dec 4, 2019, 6:23 pm

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