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Is EMICODE EV1 ceetification LEED compliant?

NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Meike Borchers on May 15, 2015, 7:42 am

Hi, I am working on a project in Sweden where we are using a number of different flooring adhesives. They are all certified under the GEV's EMICODE certification scheme and classified as EV1 -...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Nov 10, 2015, 8:27 am

Aquifer for cooling

CS-2009 EAc4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
posted by Erik Nordlund on Nov 4, 2015, 7:04 am

I have a project where the project team are planning to partly cool the building using an aquifer. It would basically work as follows: Cool water from the aquifer is pumped from one side of the...

Last reply: Scott West, Nov 4, 2015, 9:24 am

Take credit for variable temperature setpoints in hotel rooms

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sandra Holmström on Jun 17, 2015, 4:57 am

We have a hotel project where heating setpoints in hotel guest rooms are 21 degrees Celsius when the room is occupied and lowered to 18 degrees Celsius when the guests are not in the room. This...

Last reply: Sandra Holmström, Jun 18, 2015, 8:36 am

Dual Showerheads

NC-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction
posted by Pia Öhrling on Jun 15, 2015, 7:06 am

We have a hotel where the showers have two showerheads. One showerhead placed overhead and one han-held showerhead. They have different flow-data.
Both showerheads will be used, but we do...

Last reply: Michelle Robinson Schwarting, Jun 15, 2015, 7:46 am


NC-2009 IEQc4.1: Low-emitting materials - adhesives and sealants
posted by Pia Öhrling on May 22, 2015, 6:43 am

Should a cleaner used before the adhesive (to make the Surface clean) fullfill IEQc4.1?
If it should which category should be used?

Last reply: Jon Clifford, May 22, 2015, 8:29 pm

Old concrete

CS-2009 SSc7.1: Heat island effect - nonroof
posted by Maria Glädt on May 20, 2015, 5:24 am


Our project is a renovation project on a site with old concrete stones. Is it ok to document count with the...

Last reply: Karin Miller, May 20, 2015, 5:49 pm

Old sheet metal on roof

CS-2009 SSc7.2: Heat island effect - roof
posted by Maria Glädt on May 20, 2015, 5:28 am


The roof of our renovation project has is made of old sheet metal, which we do not know the...

Last reply: Karin Miller, May 20, 2015, 5:21 pm

Is it ok to take out charge for changing facilities?

CS-2009 SSc4.2: Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms
posted by Maria Glädt on May 20, 2015, 5:20 am


Our project, an office building, will have the changing facilities adjacent to a gym. The tenant will take out a small charge from the workers for usage of the gym. This will mean that...

Last reply: Charles Nepps, May 20, 2015, 12:44 pm

Footprint, at grade or below grade?

NC-2009 PIf2: Project Summary Details
posted by Maria Porter on Jan 26, 2015, 4:45 am

I have a question similar to the one posted on Nov 18 2013 below. I have a much larger LEED boundary below grade (parking garage) than above grade (office building) I will show this...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Feb 2, 2015, 2:10 am

When can construction review start for a NC project

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Pia Öhrling on Jan 30, 2015, 11:23 am

How much of the building must be ready before you can send in constuction review?
The building is not fully leased yet so there are some core and shell spaces that are not finished but only...

Last reply: Charles Nepps, Jan 30, 2015, 4:41 pm