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ASHRAE 90.1.2010 Mandatory & Prescriptive Requirements vs Energy Model

CI-v4 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Nikhil Kumar on Oct 9, 2019, 9:57 am

Hi to all,

I am doing energy model for one of our LEED CI Project under v4 rating system. 

The following contents are copied from reference guide,

Option 1. Tenant-level...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 11, 2019, 10:17 pm

Cooling Only Rooms- Correct Baseline type

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by RDK E&S on Oct 9, 2019, 4:20 pm


I'm working on a 3 floor 145,000 sf manufacturing-type facility with a large cold room in the Northeast. The room is a walk-in storage room set to just above freezing 24/7. Would it...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 11, 2019, 10:12 pm

Low-Emitting Materials Third Party Certification

NC-2009 IEQc4.3: Low-emitting materials - flooring systems
posted by Katherine Donnelly on Mar 15, 2017, 12:49 pm

I was able to locate a Low-Emitting Materials Third Party Certification table for V4 projects on the USGBC website, I am looking for the equivalent for LEED 2009 projects.

Last reply: Muhammad Mahasneh, Oct 11, 2019, 12:47 pm

Which Systems to Submeter?

NC-v4 WEc4: Water metering
posted by Kyle G. Pearson on Oct 8, 2019, 1:54 pm

We have four systems on our project that we could potentially submeter.  However, from reading the LEED V4 Reference Guide, and this short article - ...

Last reply: Kyle G. Pearson, Oct 11, 2019, 11:31 am

Regional Materials count only at 100%? Or also partially regional?

NC-v4.1 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Summer Gorder on Jul 19, 2019, 12:54 pm

Hi all, We have a LEEDv4 project with structural concrete that is about 85% regionally sourced and also has a percentage of...

Last reply: Amanda Lang, Oct 11, 2019, 11:28 am

Documenting WEpc94- No Cooling Tower

Pilot-Credits WEpc94: No Cooling Tower
posted by Noriko Yasuhara on Feb 5, 2019, 3:02 am

Maria Perzon PhD Bengt Dahlgren AB LEEDuser Premium Member October 10, 2019- 8:12 am Not an exact answer but i would refer you to this post linked below, hope that helps. https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/pilot-credit-no-cooling-tower-v4-bcd Log in or register to post comments Bipin Karki LEED Certification Reviewer Epsten Group, Inc LEEDuser Basic Member 12 thumbs up October 11, 2019- 10:59 am Hello Noriko,  You can apply for the No Cooling Tower pilot alternative compliance path. You need to include the following as part of the submittals: a. A copy of the Pilot Credit registration confirmation email b. A copy of the Pilot Credit...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Oct 11, 2019, 10:59 am

Should meters by themselves hold data for 36 months?

NC-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Edgar Arevalo on Oct 10, 2019, 2:50 pm

To be clear, even though the reference guide states "The system must be capable of storing all meter data for at least 36 months", does that mean the energy meters should have capability or does...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Oct 11, 2019, 10:54 am

Can consider the air cooled chiller yard as central plant

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Nikhil Kumar on Oct 9, 2019, 10:23 am

Hi to all,


I am doing Energy Model as per design documents of office space which has target for LEED ID+C Gold v4.

The baseline system should be System 8 (...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 11, 2019, 9:50 am


Passive House Discussion Forum
posted by Mélanie Bouchenez on Oct 11, 2019, 6:39 am


I work on LEED projects in France. The LEED repository specifies when the requirements can respect local standards. Is there a list of French local standards accepted by the USGBC...

Compliance In Scope

CS-2009 PIf4: Schedule and Overview Documents
posted by Guillermo Hernandez Espinoza on Sep 30, 2019, 5:36 pm

Should I include on the TSLA the credits listed on the CS Appendix 4 with compliace "In Scope" or only those ones in which I selected compliance through "Tenant sales and/or lease agreement"?....

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Oct 11, 2019, 8:08 am