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Detaining the rainwater runoff-an accepted solution?

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Florian Schmidtchen on Dec 8, 2016, 6:13 am

Dear all,
In our project we are planning to follow option 1 path 2. Therefor we provide underground-trench systems and a technical ditch on our project site, which gets inserted creatively...

Last reply: Nash Emrich, Jan 15, 2019, 10:07 am

final fit-out on tenants request-> designing provisions for negative pressure difficult

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Mark Kumar Bose on Jun 3, 2018, 6:12 pm


how do deal with the fact that often the final office floor plans will be fixed later on tenant request so that the technical provisions (negative pressure, etc.) for copy rooms can...

Last reply: Mark Kumar Bose, Jan 14, 2019, 2:56 pm

Green electricity

CS-v4 EAc7: Green power and carbon offsets
posted by Guillaume Rose on Jan 8, 2019, 5:12 am


I work on a 100% electric project.

The owner will subscribe to a 3 year contract with a company that provide a 100% green electricity. On this contract it's specified it will...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jan 8, 2019, 10:58 am

option 1: No irrigation and rainwater

CS-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Guillaume Rose on Dec 11, 2018, 9:57 am


I would like to know if i can get the points of "option 1 : no irrigation required" if i have no irrigation system on my landscape area but, i use the stored rainwater to water the...

Last reply: David Hubka, Dec 11, 2018, 10:48 pm

Scope of this credit

CS-2009 MRc6: Certified Wood
posted by Edwin van Eeckhoven on Dec 7, 2018, 11:06 am

Hi there. I am working on a CS-2009 project. My question is: are the pantry-cabinets (fixed items) within the scope of this credit, or are they considered FF&E and therefore excluded? Thank...

Last reply: Lori Knosalla, Dec 11, 2018, 4:18 pm

Option 3. building and material reuse

CS-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Guillaume Rose on Dec 10, 2018, 9:01 am


I would like to know how to count the surface of material reused.

For exemple, in my project, on the floor, i have a subfloor with carpet on it. I have to count the surface of...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 10, 2018, 2:48 pm

Is it possible to earn the credit with a parking garage in the underground floors?

NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Benjamin Weise on Nov 29, 2018, 3:12 am

Hello! I am new to the topic and wondering if the project I am working on can achieve this credit. The project (new construction office building) is located in Berlin and does only provide garage...

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Dec 6, 2018, 9:29 am

Acoustic Performance Credit for Hospitals

Healthcare-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Valentina Balbis on Nov 27, 2018, 11:43 am

Hello LEEDuser community,
I’m working on a project for a hospital, in the Netherlands Antilles.
The acoustic performance credit refers to the American standards 2010 FGI Guidelines...

Not complying with Smoking ban

NC-2009 IEQp2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
posted by Wioletta Simlat on Nov 26, 2018, 9:09 am

Hi all,

I have a question that consider already certified buildings that do not comply with the ETS credit. As it is one of the K/O credits, if a building do not comply with it, is it...

Last reply: Dustin Norton, Nov 26, 2018, 10:37 am

risk to damage the existing waste water pipes because of the low-flow faucet

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Qian Tang on Nov 19, 2018, 7:37 am

Dear LEED-experten,

has anyone experience about the low-flow lavatory faucet on the restroom washbasin in Europe? Actually the LEED-baseline has a much lower value (2 l/min) than...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 19, 2018, 5:02 pm