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Defining Outdoor Social Activities

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Dee Spiro on Aug 6, 2014, 3:44 pm

We've been discussing this internally and have people on both sides of the fence. Would a designated smoking area fall under the definition of a site element that accommodates outdoor social...

Last reply: riiupw rtooiek, Nov 14, 2020, 11:02 am

How to document the Quality View Simulation Results from IES VE?

CS-v4 EQc5: Quality Views
posted by James Cai on Jan 23, 2019, 2:01 am

I have simulated the quality view in the IES VE and created a report according to the simulation results. while the reviewer said that I need to provide documentation confirming that at least 75...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Nov 13, 2020, 2:35 pm

Emicode EC1plus with testing standard ISO 16000

CS-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Hanna Oberg on Nov 11, 2020, 12:57 am


I have receieved a test report from an accredited testing laboratory. The test results are compared to the relevant requirements in Emicode EC1plus and the material passes. The test...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Nov 13, 2020, 12:31 pm

Reverberation times in warehouse spaces

NC-v4.1 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Jamie Dubbe on Nov 13, 2020, 9:44 am

Are reverberation times applicable to reg occupied warehouse spaces if the room type (warehouse) is not included in Table 2....

Tenancy areas with low relevance

NC-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Ricardo Sá on Sep 22, 2020, 1:08 pm

Dear All

In the context of a new airport project pursuing LEED certification, a chilled water plant will distribute chilled water to the whole building, including some retail...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 13, 2020, 10:16 am

LEED Certification for Mixed-Use Office and Residential

CS-v4 MPR3: Must comply with project size requirements
posted by Van Jomel Garcia on Nov 4, 2020, 8:35 pm

We have a project composed 60 floors, 1st-40th floor is office (12-40 floors leasable) and 41st-60th floor will be residential. In relation to the subject above, is it also possible to pursue a...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 13, 2020, 9:55 am

Appliance and Process Water

NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 13, 2020, 5:17 am


we’re currently involved in a project of a new hospitality building in Europe that is pursuing LEED certification. In what relates with Indoor Water Use Reduction credit, since...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Nov 13, 2020, 6:13 am

ENERGY STAR equivalent in Australia

CI-v4.1 EAc2: Optimize Energy Performance
posted by Cyrene Lee on Jun 2, 2020, 12:08 am

Hi, my project is in Australia and as ENERGY STAR is not used here to rate electrical appliances there are some appliances that have been chosen that are high performing according to our star...

Last reply: Michael d, Nov 13, 2020, 5:23 am

Irrigation Baseline

Pilot-Credits WEpc115: Whole Project Water Use Reduction
posted by Ricardo Sá on Dec 10, 2018, 10:16 am


we are considering the application of the water efficiency alternative compliance path (ACP) “Whole Project Water Use Reduction” (Pilot Credit) in a...

Last reply: Ricardo Sá, Nov 13, 2020, 4:18 am

Soil Testing

NC-v4.1 SSc2: Protect or Restore Habitat
posted by Max Krueger on Apr 24, 2019, 1:26 pm

On page 49 of the LEEDv4.1 guide it states that soil testing is only needed on imported soils. Under Step-by-Step guidance, it states "Soil tests are only required for imported soils". Then on...

Last reply: Trista Little, Nov 12, 2020, 4:51 pm