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Existing Landscape Area

ND-Plan-v4 GIBc4: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Noriko Nagazumi on Jun 20, 2017, 5:30 am


Our project has a portion of existing landscaped area within the project boundary. Is it required to include it into the credit calculation or not?

Thank you for your...

Last reply: Noriko Nagazumi, Jun 21, 2017, 4:38 am

Purchased energy rate

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Shenhao Li on Jun 18, 2017, 11:41 am

Hi all,

We have a LEED v4 CS project which use purchased chilled water and purchased heat. According to ASHRAE 90.1-2010 G2.4 "Annual energy costs shall be determined using either actual...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 19, 2017, 9:28 am

When covering a wide range of products

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Akira Kataoka on Jun 5, 2017, 10:33 pm

A company is planning to publish an EPD(s) for their gypsum board products. Their products can be categorised into 6 types, with each type measuring in several differerent thicknesses and their...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Jun 7, 2017, 2:32 pm

unfinished space simulation

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Hongyun Zhou on May 23, 2017, 4:06 am

My building has four floors, and 4th flr is left empty for future use. I did not include it in simulation, so I got the comments from the reviewer: Revise the model as necessary to include all...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 24, 2017, 12:07 pm

Questions on ASE and sDA assessment area

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Jackie Cheung on May 5, 2017, 2:06 am

Hello everyone. May I ask 2 questions on option 1 in EQ credit-Daylight?

A) Assuming a project go for option 1 in EQ credit Daylight. In...

Material content of the product

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Akira Kataoka on Apr 19, 2017, 5:25 am

We'd like to know how important it is to state the respective materials and their respective weights in an EPD. Will there be any problem if only the total weight of the materials are stated in...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Apr 19, 2017, 11:49 am

WEp1 and c1: Indoor Water Use Reduction

CI-v4 WEp1: Indoor water use reduction
posted by BEE Incorporations on Sep 25, 2014, 11:45 pm

We understand that all newly installed water fixtures must be WaterSense labeled. however, it seems only Tank-type toilet, Water-using urinals, Private lavatory faucets, and Showerheads...

Last reply: Carlie Bullock-Jones, Apr 7, 2017, 10:23 am

Flush out for 1 storey high bay warehouse

NC-2009 IEQc3.2: Construction IAQ management plan - before occupancy
posted by Renaud Gay on Feb 27, 2017, 3:52 am


We have a 1 storey 30m high...

Leed v4 Core & Shell // Future fit-out by the owner

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Louis Haag on Jan 18, 2017, 6:02 am


We have a warehouse project for which the Core&Shell will be built in a first time, and the owner will perform the fit-out himself a few years later.

The question is can we...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Jan 31, 2017, 11:50 am

Diversity factors in ventilation rates calculation

Schools-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
posted by mingyu Zhang on Oct 12, 2016, 6:23 am

Our project in China is a K-12 school which consist of 2 learning buildings, a sport center and a performing center.
When we compare the ventilation rates calculated according to ASHRAE 62....

Last reply: Andrew Mitchell, P.E., Jan 24, 2017, 8:57 am