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Credit for been a green energy supplier

CS-2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
posted by Silvia Ruiz on May 30, 2019, 1:41 pm

The company that owns the CS project is a green energy supplier that owns and manages hydropower plant that sells energy to the national grid, this energy will be used in the project, can this...

Interior Cross Contamination Prevention (Hazardous Gases Spaces)

CI-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Giovani Bernal on May 29, 2019, 4:20 pm

I'm working on a project that will pursue LEED certification, catergory is Retail.

The project has a space called "Print room" but  it main activity will be vinyl stamp with a...

Last reply: Mohammad H Abbasi, May 30, 2019, 11:23 am

Fixtures for Option 2 Lighting Quality, Strategy D.

NC-v4 EQc6: Interior lighting
posted by Geoffrey Katz on Mar 13, 2017, 11:30 am

A recessed LED troffer type fixture may have an indirect light component by way of internal reflectors that reflect upward-directed light within the fixture back down onto the space below. Would...

Last reply: Neil Rosen, May 30, 2019, 10:54 am

Counting diverse use categories.

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Keith Robertson on Apr 19, 2019, 9:20 am

The reference guide states that "The counted uses must represent at least three of the five categories, exclusive of the building’s primary use."

Our reviewer has interpreted that to mean...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, May 30, 2019, 8:25 am

Boubts about the SSc5 Credit Island Reduction

NC-v4.1 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Maria Peralta on May 29, 2019, 11:48 am

I am wirting to enquire about a project wich I am carryng out.

The doubt is about the credit (SSc5) "Heat Island reduction".

To achieve this credit we will choose the Option 1 that ...

Last reply: Maria Peralta, May 30, 2019, 7:07 am

What does it mean medical treatmen for LEED?

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by Maria J Maroño on May 10, 2019, 8:26 am

Nadav Malin LEED Fellow, President, BuildingGreen, Inc. LEEDuser Moderator 809 thumbs up May 29, 2019- 6:15 pm Hi Maria, If you look at some of the previous conversations within this same forum, you'll see that others have had similar questions. The general response is that LEED for Healthcare is really just for hospitals. See this thread, for example:  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/v4-healthcare Log in or register to post comments Maria J Maroño Industrial Engineer, MAGARAL INGENIERIA, SL LEEDuser Premium Member May 30, 2019- 2:33 am Thank you very much for your clarifying response Nadav....

Last reply: Maria J Maroño, May 30, 2019, 2:33 am

Calculating landscaping

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Tracy Jordre on May 24, 2019, 12:17 pm

My question is related to both the Protect or Restore Habitat and Open Space credits.  In the past I have included the total area of any landscaping bed, not just the area of each plant...

Last reply: David Posada, May 29, 2019, 8:04 pm

terrazzo in a performance spec situation

NC-v4.1 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Don Jones on May 28, 2019, 2:35 pm

For a project like ours, for the US Army Corps of Engineers, our specs are non-proprietary. we can specify a manufacturer, in this case for terrazzo, but can't necessarily control who gets the...

Last reply: David Posada, May 29, 2019, 7:49 pm

Exhaust Rates for Enclosed Parking Garages

NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
posted by Diego Pietzsch on Apr 15, 2016, 5:45 pm

How project teams applying combined a ventilation strategy(Mechanical + Natural) should proceed in order to meet the minimum requirements established in ASHRAE 62.1-2007, Table 6-4, for parking...

Last reply: Juan Carlos Sanabria Fallas, May 29, 2019, 4:42 pm

Base Building Supplying Racks

CI-v4 LTc4: Bicycle facilities
posted by Jane Christen on Jun 29, 2017, 11:43 pm

We're working on a LEEDv4 Commercial Interiors project in Seattle, WA. Does it matter if the...

Last reply: Marilyn Specht, May 29, 2019, 3:07 pm