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Electrical Commissioning Scope

NC-v4 EAp1: Fundamental commissioning and verification
posted by Renee Azerbegi on Sep 24, 2015, 6:25 pm

We have several clients who are implementing LEED v4. While the changes in Fundamental and Enhanced...

Last reply: Scott Bowman, Mar 13, 2020, 12:45 pm

Baseline Chillers

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Santiago Sánchez Sánchez on Mar 12, 2020, 4:27 pm


We are working on a large project which has 10 customized Chillers each chiller over 2,000 tons.

When I model the baseline, the total cooling capacity is...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 13, 2020, 10:26 am

Indoor Lighting Quality in LEED v4 BD+C Hospitality projects.

Hospitality-NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Mar 12, 2020, 9:36 pm


I have a few hotels working their way through LEED v4. I understand that Guestrooms should not be counted for Option 1; lighting controls.

But it is less clear how to deal with...

MR credits- which divisions?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by LUCY WILLIAMS on Aug 23, 2017, 5:17 pm

The previous versions of LEED limited the MR credits to Divisions 2 through 10 and 12. It excluded MEP materials. Does the new version of LEED allow any material with an EPD (or HPD for that...

Last reply: Amanda Lang, Mar 12, 2020, 3:50 pm

What Credits Require a Performance Period

Performance Period
posted by Divantha Ekanayake on Mar 5, 2020, 6:27 am

Dear All,

For LEED v4 O&M projects, do we need to establish performance periods for all the credits? Especially for credits which are not required to make any kind of a measurement in...

Last reply: Trista Little, Mar 12, 2020, 2:30 pm

Satisfaction of the authority

NC-v4 LTc3: High Priority Site and Equitable Development
posted by Florian Schmidtchen on Jun 2, 2017, 8:21 am

Dear all,
can anyone explain "satisfaction of the authority"?
Under German law the property owner is obligated to remediate all contaminations. At the end of the soil remediation...

Last reply: Luis Huertas, Mar 12, 2020, 12:28 pm

BES 6001- USGBC approved leadership extraction practice?

NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Juliana Moreira on Jan 7, 2015, 11:42 am

The credit intent is to reward project teams for selecting products verified to have been extracted or sourced in a responsible manner.

In the UK we have standard BES 6001 to enable...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Mar 12, 2020, 11:14 am

Option 2- Leadership Extraction Practices

CS-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Sara Johansson on Feb 27, 2017, 8:23 am

How can...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Mar 12, 2020, 8:34 am

Additional scope to test...what if there is no contamination found?

NC-v4 LTc3: High Priority Site and Equitable Development
posted by emily reese moody on Feb 7, 2018, 10:03 pm

We have a project that is not required to do site contamination testing, and does not believe there is any reason for the site to have contamination (they have always owned the site), so they did...

Last reply: Larry Sims, Mar 12, 2020, 2:17 am

LEED v4 Waste Monitoring unit of measurement in Truck Load

CS-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Miriam Faith Oafallas on Mar 11, 2020, 8:41 pm

Our project's waste quantity was recorded in truck load not in kilograms. This counts as volume? Shall we determine just an average volume for one truck load in any of the units in the calculator...