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USGBC Acknowledged alternatives for Projects outside US

ND-v4 GIBp2: Minimum building energy performance
posted by Benjamin Weise on Nov 7, 2019, 5:41 am

Hi there!

my question is about Path2 of the prerequisite (prescriptive compliance) for project located in Germany. It says that for projects outside the U.S. there are USGBC-approved...

Last reply: Eliot Allen, Nov 7, 2019, 12:14 pm

How to determine "potentially critical zones"?

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by RDK E&S on Nov 6, 2019, 12:28 pm

I understand that critical zones are zones that require the largest outdoor air fraction. In practice, does this equate to only densely occupied zones (zones with a people...

Last reply: David Hubka, Nov 7, 2019, 10:38 am

Airport base ratio?

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Bouygues Sustainability on Jan 23, 2017, 10:11 am

Hello - how do i calculate the baseline parking capacity of an airport ? - it is not included in the TABLE 1 - Base Ratios for parking spaces, by building type.

Last reply: Mauricio Toro, Nov 7, 2019, 8:07 am

Question Whether Criteria Measures are Appropriate

Pilot-Credits EQpc117: Quality views in nonregularly occupied spaces
posted by Kristina Bach on Jun 20, 2019, 4:19 pm

In pursuing this pilot credit on our project, we wondered whether it was truly appropriate for the pilot credit to require all of the same view criteria measures as typically required in...

Last reply: Maret Heidelberg, Nov 7, 2019, 7:35 am

Reduced parking Footprint

NC-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Maria sAra Di maggio on May 7, 2019, 6:32 am


Are on-street car parking spots belonging to the project owner counted towards the final car parking capacity in LEED Version V4.1?

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Nov 6, 2019, 6:58 pm

Theater and Gallery

NC-v4 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Summer on Nov 6, 2019, 5:13 am

We have a museum project that has 3 galleries and theater or performance area. The said spaces are enclosed with solid walls since these are the typical design for the museums and will not comply...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Nov 6, 2019, 1:24 pm

Water-Side HVAC calculator Baseline and Proposed model inputs

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Norbert Harmathy on Nov 6, 2019, 12:25 pm

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am modeling...

Infra-red electronic basin mixer

CS-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Hatice G. on Oct 28, 2019, 7:59 am

Dear all,

in our office project we will use public lavatory restroom faucets that has infrared sensors which detects hand movement. So water only runs when it’s needed. In this...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Nov 6, 2019, 10:57 am

Energy Star Target Finder Outside US?

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Annabelle Cruz on Oct 5, 2017, 8:24 am

We are currently trying to get the certification for one of our projects here in Dubai, UAE which consists of a small office in a 5-storey building under LEED CI v4. LEED process we're...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 6, 2019, 10:37 am

Garage Fan Power Allowance

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by on Nov 5, 2019, 3:13 pm

I have a two story 115,000 ft2 garage, that in the design has both supply and exhaust fans to maintain a pressure neutral design. I am submitting an exceptional calculation...