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Green roof- no irrigation system but manual watering during hot summer months- relevant?

NC-v4 WEp1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Benjamin Weise on Feb 27, 2019, 2:12 am


the project I'm working on is a zero lot project with green roofs. There will be no irrigation systems in place but during hot summer months, the green roofs will need to be watered...

Last reply: Benjamin Weise, Nov 4, 2019, 3:05 am


LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Alara Matsyk on Oct 31, 2019, 5:55 pm

Hi All,

We have a LEEDv4 new contraction project that will be 50% fit up, 50% empty/core&shell. All same owner, 2nd floor will just be left vacant until the owner decided to develop....

Last reply: Alara Matsyk, Nov 1, 2019, 1:49 pm

Reasonable LEED Boundaries

CI-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Marlen Aleman on Oct 30, 2019, 9:35 am

Hi, the scope of the project is to renovate the 3rd floor of a 5 storey building (all floors will be renovated eventually but the client wants to certify each floor as we go). The question is, if...

Last reply: David Posada, Nov 1, 2019, 1:48 pm

Baseline: Data Center HVAC system

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Marica Marzari on Oct 21, 2019, 11:03 am

Hi All,
I'm modeling a Data Center that include Data Hall, offices, workshops and a lot of technical rooms.
How can I model the Baseline HVAC system? Because:
- if I consider...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 1, 2019, 10:09 am

Campus approach for Renewable Energy Production

Healthcare-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Ruju Rathod on Oct 29, 2019, 5:21 pm

We are working on a LEED-NC Healthcare certification for one of the buildings in a healthcare campus.

Can we get points under Renewable Energy Production for solar panels that are...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 1, 2019, 10:02 am

Exceptional Calculation Method /Ashrae Appendix G2.5

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Benjamin Weise on Oct 24, 2019, 5:17 am


we are currently working on an energy model. The building we are modelling contains a heat sink for cooling loads within the sprinkler tank, which we can't model with our simulation...

Last reply: Benjamin Weise, Nov 1, 2019, 3:56 am

Design or Construction Phase?

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Allison Smith on Oct 23, 2018, 6:48 pm

Reviewing the credit requirements, I thought that this should be submitted at the Construction phase. However, the Infographic (...

Last reply: Charlie Popeck, Nov 1, 2019, 3:03 am

recyclable storage area outside the boundary

NC-v4 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Larissa Murakami on Dec 8, 2017, 6:28 am

Would it be possible to use an area outside the boundary for the recyclable storage area? We are with the office of a company in the process of certification, but still on the ground there is the...

Last reply: Shannon Oletic, Oct 31, 2019, 4:30 pm

Using EMS to calculate some End-Use Energy

NC-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Melissa Crowe on Oct 30, 2019, 6:47 pm

Hi All

We have metering set up for most of the end-uses that represent over 10% of total energy but for some equipment is it not cost effective or practical.

  1. Can we use...

Last reply: Melissa Crowe, Oct 31, 2019, 4:03 pm

LTc5 Quality Transit- is and exemplary performance path avaiable?

CS-v4.1 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Oct 31, 2019, 3:26 pm

We have a LEED-CS project adjacent to a major regional transit hub and it is actually possible that we could double the 360 wkday trips/216 wkend trips required for 6 points. Is this path from v4...