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CBE Tool

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Sara Hickman on Feb 5, 2019, 1:29 pm

Does V4 still allow the CBE tool as a form of documentation for LO?

Last reply: Sara Hickman, Feb 11, 2019, 4:18 pm

Definition of main entrance

NC-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by ABDUL MUTHALIB MOHAMED on Sep 21, 2016, 12:24 am

In the LEED v4 reference guide, it is given that the bicycle storage should be provided within 100' of the main entrance. Is it main entrance of the project building or project site?

Last reply: CBRE Sustainable Advisory, Feb 11, 2019, 3:58 pm

Nonpotable water source

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 2, 2018, 8:04 am


according to Reference Guide, Nonpotable water is water that does not meet drinking water standards.

Given this, if water from well is classified as Nonpotable water by...

Last reply: emily reese, Feb 11, 2019, 12:38 pm

Thermal comfort control requirement

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by YunJeong Choe on Feb 10, 2019, 9:53 pm

Is there no area limit to install thermal comfort control, such as the only one thermal comfort control should be installed on common use space per 200m2? 

Also, is the thermal comfort...

Daylight Sensor and/or Occupancy Sensor

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Purva Saxena on Feb 11, 2019, 1:33 am

Are primary side-lighted areas to be provided with Daylight Sensor, even though these spaces (conference room, meeting rooms, private cabins with area less than 250 sq. ft.) are already provided...

Wastewater used in cooling tower dilution tank.

ND-v4 GIBc14: Wastewater Management
posted by Varun Jarun on Feb 11, 2019, 7:12 am

In the case that, at least 25% and up to 100% of annual wastewater (recycled water) are used in cooling tower dilution tank for dilution purpose before being discharged to public sewer system,...

LEED for Homes or LEED BD+C?

Homes-v4 MPR3: Must comply with project size requirements
posted by Jalal Avades on Feb 8, 2019, 1:38 pm

I have an apartment complex with a separate community/leasing building that is about 20% of the total project. Does this project fall under LEED for Homes (because of the project use) or it can...

Last reply: Carissa Sawyer, Feb 11, 2019, 10:55 am

IEQ- Interior lighting control (Scene switch)

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Aravindraj RB on Feb 10, 2019, 11:31 pm


I've been working on an office building which provided manual switches for every 5 lights or so since the built up area is around 4000 ft2. My query is, For individual occupant...

Composite Wood- CARB Phase II

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Brad Newkirk on Jul 24, 2018, 7:49 pm

Does plywood that meets...

Last reply: Martha Norbeck, Feb 10, 2019, 9:03 pm

Advanced Energy Metering in Multi-Family Housing

NC-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Allison Wilson on Feb 8, 2019, 3:16 pm

We're working on a dorm project with apartment style units such that it's essentially multi-family housing. Each apartment has a kitchen and is, according to my MEP, therefore being provided with...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Feb 8, 2019, 3:43 pm