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Water Restoration Certificates Pilot Credit

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Lissa Spitz on Sep 13, 2018, 10:50 am

Hi, can anyone confirm if the volume is supposed to be for the baseline or design annual water use?


Last reply: Ana Maria Escobar Cardenas, Aug 2, 2020, 6:32 pm

Data storage for Submetering

Retail-CI-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Toshif Ruikar on Jul 28, 2020, 2:49 am


In one of my project i.e. a retail shop, we are providing submeters for power and lighting as it is more than 10% of the total load. As the LEED has the requirement that submeter shall...

Last reply: Toshif Ruikar, Aug 2, 2020, 5:42 am

Required documentation for submittal

Pilot-Credits SSpc129: Comprehensive Composting
posted by Victoria Rios Esteve on Feb 6, 2020, 9:22 am

Hi everyone, 

We are willing to attempt to this pilot credit but in de Submittals section at the Language tab, it says: "See guide tab for documentation requirements and guidance". And...

Last reply: Adhamina Rodriguez, Aug 2, 2020, 2:15 am

Corridors around data hall is considered as non occupied space?

Data-Centers-NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Afogreen Build on Aug 2, 2020, 12:39 am

Hi all,

In LEED guide page 599, example of spaces that are unoccupied includes "data center floor area". Which one of below do you think is the correct understanding of this (In our case, ...

Surrounding density question for downtown Houston

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Anna Kaelin on Jul 23, 2020, 5:16 pm


I am working on a retail store project in downtown Houston. The project is in the mall and I am looking for some help with this credit.

I am planning to use a commercial...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Jul 31, 2020, 9:39 am

Option 1- No Permanent Irrigation: Any defined types of 'temporary' irrigation system?

NC-v4 WEc1: Outdoor water use reduction
posted by Joanna Switzer on Jul 31, 2020, 8:30 am

Hi all,

I am seeking confirmation of the irrigation types LEEDv4 would consider 'temporary' for the initial plant establishment period. I presume teams must be getting private insight from...

SS Environmental Site Assessment (Prerequisite)- Phase I ESA

Healthcare-v4 SSp2: Environmental Site Assessment
posted by Jeff Frederick on Jan 17, 2017, 2:39 pm

The LEED V4 Reference Guide states that "If a Phase I ESA is more than one year old, a new assessment is required".

At what moment is the duration since the previous ESA measured? Is it...

Last reply: Chris Flint Chatto, Jul 30, 2020, 7:39 pm

EQpc117: Quality views in nonregularly occupied spaces.

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Marie Bizzak on Jul 30, 2020, 2:43 pm

We are working on a project that is already getting an exemplary credit for quality views. Is it possible to get this exemplary credit in addition to the pilot credit?

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 30, 2020, 5:54 pm

Laboratory Freezers

NC-v4 EAp4: Fundamental Refrigerant Management
posted by Ralph Bicknese on Jul 30, 2020, 5:11 pm

I wish to confirm whether or not Ultra Low Temperature Laboratory Freezers are required to meet this credit.  It appears they may be required to meet this but that is not clear.  The credit...

Experiences with pursuing the Daylight in nonregularly occupied spaces pilot credit?

Pilot-Credits EQpc116: Daylight in nonregularly occupied spaces
posted by Christopher Hoeh on Mar 2, 2020, 5:27 am

I'm somewhat surprised by the lack of posts for this topic.  We found it matched up nicely with our...

Last reply: Mary Lea Tucker, Jul 30, 2020, 1:27 pm