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Existing Fenestration in baseline model for CI projects

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Aravindraj RB on Dec 4, 2019, 11:21 pm

Project type       : LEED ID+C (CI) Version 4

Query                : EA Pr. Minimum Energy Performance (Table G 3.1.5)

Our project is a commercial office building space with a...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 22, 2020, 11:15 am

Local discomfort Effects

NC-v4 EQc5: Thermal comfort
posted by Santiago Sanchez Sanchez on Aug 22, 2019, 4:37 pm

Hi everybody,

It isn't clear to me how to document the local discomfort effects when I am under option 1 ASHRAE  standard 55-2010.

  1. ASHRAE 55 APPENDIX C states...

Last reply: Santiago Sanchez Sanchez, Jan 22, 2020, 10:19 am

LCA Inputs and Impact Measures

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Yaya Jashri on Dec 20, 2019, 11:57 pm


The LEED V4 Guidebook said "For LEED, the project team must take into account the entire building...

Last reply: Dirk Kestner, Jan 22, 2020, 10:02 am

Requirement of separate lighting control for small multi occupant spaces?

CI-v4.1 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Aishwarya Katta on Jan 21, 2020, 5:25 pm

We have a couple of small conference rooms which fall under the category of multi-occupant spaces. The credit says that "Lighting for any presentation or projection wall must be separately...

Calculation of FTE in WE calculator for project with different occupancy schedule for each floor.

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Sushrut Jadhav on Jan 22, 2020, 2:07 am

The project I am working on has total FTE -103 (90 Office employees + 13 Maintenance, Cleaning, and Security). Not all the floors of the building have the same occupancy times...

only automatic control in offices for lights

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Mar 21, 2018, 9:49 am

Can the lighting control in offices be automatic (daylighting + occupancy sensors) only? I mean, without manual control?

Best Regards

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 21, 2020, 3:10 pm

Data Center location restrictions

Data-Centers-NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Jan 25, 2014, 12:28 pm

Because of Data Center location restrictions those cannot be located in urban areas. This means that Data Center have similar properties with the Warehouses and Distribution Centers as far as...

Last reply: Kara Strong, Jan 21, 2020, 2:41 pm

Surrounding density calculations-Public rights-of-way

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Mahesh Shankar on Jan 21, 2020, 3:00 am

I am working for a CI project. The project space is located in very isolated factory area where not many buildings are located and therefore we are extremely low on points for this credit. I am...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Jan 21, 2020, 2:08 pm

Are C2C or C2C MHC automatically considered 3rd party verified?

NC-v4.1 MRc4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by Tommy Linstroth on Jan 21, 2020, 11:27 am

HPDs have a box to check for 3rd party verification. Does Cradle to Cradle in and of itself earn the 3rd party certification? Is it both for...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 21, 2020, 1:19 pm

ISO 16346:2013

Pilot-Credits EApc95: Alternative Energy Performance Metric
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on Jan 27, 2016, 12:33 pm

Since we are unable to find greenhouse gas emission factors with a reference to ISO 16346:2014, could we use the greenhouse gas emissions factors as used by the Spanish National Institute for...

Last reply: Hrisa Gatzoulis, Jan 21, 2020, 11:57 am