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Campus approach: CHP modeling (LEED v4.1 + ASHRAE 90.1-2016)

NC-v4.1 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Alessandro Zuanon on Jul 24, 2020, 7:34 am


the project regards a campus (multiple buildings) served by a trigeneration plant (plant producing electricity, heat and chilled water). LEED versione is v4.1. 


Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 24, 2020, 2:25 pm

Non-electric and electric energy use for the Renewable Energy credit version 4.1

CI-v4.1 EAc4: Renewable energy
posted by Ana Maria Escobar Cardenas on Jul 22, 2020, 9:16 am


I am doing a substitution of the Renewable Energy (Green Power) credit to version 4.1 for a Commercial Interior project. 
I used TABLE 2....

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 24, 2020, 2:08 pm

Legal Wood-pilot alternative compliance path

Pilot-Credits MRpc102: Legal Wood
posted by Dustin Davis on Sep 8, 2016, 3:39 pm

We are very excited about this new legal...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 24, 2020, 1:05 pm

Requirements for LEEDv4 BD+C Tenant Guidelines

NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Helene Lefkowitz on Dec 5, 2018, 1:30 pm

I am working on a project that will have incomplete spaces that will be finished by tenants. Per the LEEDv4 BD+C reference guide, page 14 of the Getting Started section, projects must submit a...

Last reply: Ralph Bicknese, Jul 24, 2020, 12:11 pm

Dry Air Cooler

CS-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Ciaran McCabe on Apr 13, 2017, 12:54 pm

If we use a dry air cooler (for heat rejection) and we meet the other credit criteria can we achieve this credit fairly easily ?

Last reply: Caroline PIN, Jul 24, 2020, 11:40 am

CI-v4 MRc3 Building Product Disclosure & optimization- Exemplary Performance

CI-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Rachel Bundy on Jul 23, 2020, 6:00 pm

For exemplary performance of this credit it states;

Option 1. Purchase at least 40 permanently installed building products that meet the credit criteria.
Option 2. Purchase at least...

Last reply: Tommy Linstroth, Jul 23, 2020, 8:00 pm

COVID-19 Impacts

NC-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Joshua Mauldin on Jul 23, 2020, 5:52 pm

I'm working on a university project and was just notified by our contractor that from February to June their waste hauler took all waste to landfill due to concerns about their employees being...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 23, 2020, 7:18 pm

Any reason NOT to switch from v4 to v4.1 for the BPDO EPD credit?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Renee Shirey on Jul 12, 2019, 9:59 am

I looked at the changes, and I don't see a reason why the switch to v4.1 would not be of benefit.  Am I missing anything, where it could potentially create a problem for a project?

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Jul 23, 2020, 3:34 pm

500-year floodplain

ND-Plan-v4 SLLp5: Floodplain avoidance
posted by Marc Mondor on Jul 23, 2020, 12:19 pm

The v4 reference manual states "locate on a site that is entirely outside any flood hazard area shown on a legally adopted flood hazard map...".  For projects without a flood map, it says to...

Last reply: Eliot Allen, Jul 23, 2020, 2:11 pm

Asphalt Paving Base Material

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Randy Weatherly on Aug 3, 2015, 6:06 pm

I understand that I can re-use asphalt and concrete paving on the site for this credit, but does this also apply to the 6" type "A" crushed stone aggregate base below these paving types. We...

Last reply: Ron Bryant, Jul 23, 2020, 12:08 pm