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Daylight Measurement Levels

EBOM-v4 EQc5: Daylight and quality views
posted by Jordan Sager on Nov 17, 2014, 1:29 pm

Previously in LEED v2009, daylight area that was measured above 500fc could still comply if there were view-preserving shades present.

Does this still apply to areas in v4 where the...

Last reply: Ramkrishna kashyap Kashyap, Jun 4, 2019, 4:12 am

Private application assisted living

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Neil Rosen on May 31, 2019, 3:10 pm

Would the lavatories in the resident's rooms at an assisted living facility be considered a Private application? 

Last reply: David Posada, Jun 3, 2019, 10:25 pm

Are Shades 'Furniture and Furnishings'?

CI-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Julie Hendricks on May 31, 2019, 12:53 pm

Motorized  and manual shades (such as Mechoshade) are in Division 12.  Do they count as "stand-alone furniture items" that must be included in low-emitting materials calculations?

Last reply: Julie Hendricks, Jun 3, 2019, 6:19 pm

Heat rejection

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Hagen Bork on Jun 3, 2019, 7:41 am

Can you define what "heat rejection" is? I'm not exactly sure which energy counts towards "heat rejection".

Is it the amount of energy that the cooling unit needs to eject the heat...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 3, 2019, 4:48 pm

Existing PV on previously certified project

NC-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Yu Zhang on Feb 13, 2019, 3:33 pm

I have a project that is a new building located on a previous certified LEED project with PV production.  The previous project had >90% offset by energy use and >100% offset by cost from...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 3, 2019, 4:47 pm

Use of water features to improve soundscape of areas affected by undesirable noise

Pilot-Credits EQpc123: Designing with Nature, Biophilic Design for the Indoor Environment
posted by Richard Manning on Jun 3, 2019, 1:16 pm

Can anyone direct us to resources or research that demonstrates the masking effects of water features (for example fountains, rain chains, or even recordings of water sounds) to help cancel out...

Entryway systems- Revolving doors?

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Allan Robles on May 22, 2019, 12:11 am

Hi LEED User-verse,

I have a project with a revolving door that is a...

Last reply: David Posada, Jun 3, 2019, 1:09 pm

Tenant Work: Tenant Sales or Tenant Neutral?

CS-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Victoria Rios Esteve on May 31, 2019, 3:03 pm

Hi everyone! Im quite new at LEED so I would really appreciate your help. Im working with the Water Efficency Credit 3: Water use reduction form. So, there are two first options: In scope or...

Adding a Level to a LEED O&M Certified Building

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Patricia Lloyd on Apr 26, 2019, 1:12 pm

I was asked to create a LEED CS Scorecard for a project that is an addition of a floor added to the top of an existing multi-story LEED O&M certified building. I do not think CS is...

Last reply: David Hubka, Jun 1, 2019, 3:15 pm

Major renovation to existing building- EQp1 requirements

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Navisa Jain on May 23, 2019, 10:25 am

We have a 6 storey addition to an existing 4-storeyed building. The mechanical systems for the addition are separate from the existing systems. The project is going for LEED v4 CS certification...

Last reply: David Posada, May 31, 2019, 4:17 pm