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Option 2, Diverse Uses

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Jerry Jones on Apr 26, 2019, 4:18 pm

Option 2 states: "Construct or renovate a building or a space within a building such that the building’s main entrance is within a ½-mile (800-meter) ...

Last reply: Kara Strong, May 8, 2019, 1:26 pm

LEED's Definition of "Carshare"

CS-v4.1 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Robert Webber on May 8, 2019, 12:41 pm

For option 3 of this credit, providing dedicated parking for carshare vehicles allows for a point. How does LEED define 'carshare vesicles'? Does this mean parking for carshare companies like...

Heat Island Effect Potential

NC-v4 SSc1: Site assessment
posted by Samantha Varela on May 8, 2019, 11:50 am

Is there an accurate urban heat island map to utilize for this section of the Site Assessment?

I have only found very vague (a whole country) or very specific site if the local...

LCA in accordance with ISO 14071

CS-v4.1 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Jennifer Pitkanen on May 8, 2019, 8:09 am


In MRc2 Option 1, the second bullet under "Life-cycle assessment and environmental product declarations" says:

Product-specific Type III EPD -- Internally Reviewed. Products...

Acceptable Forms of a Tenant Lease Agreement | LEED Design Review Comments

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Eric Schlichting on Aug 22, 2018, 1:14 pm


I am in the process of responding to a LEED reviewer comment concerning how to claim lighting power...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 8, 2019, 8:58 am

Display signage requirements

NC-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Neetika Parmar on May 5, 2019, 3:23 am


I have a question regarding the external signage requirement. Our project plans to have a totem signage with digital display. Does this need to meet the requirement as specified by...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, May 8, 2019, 8:35 am

Estimating the Peak Visitors

CS-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Ciaran McCabe on May 7, 2019, 11:17 am


Is there an accepted methodology for calculating the number of peak visitors. I am working on a Core & Shell Office therefore its not straightforward to estimate ?


Last reply: David Posada, May 7, 2019, 7:36 pm

ISO 140001 Certification

NC-2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
posted by kathy zarsky on Nov 27, 2012, 6:45 pm

Has anyone had any success in receiving an innovation credit point for this with LEED version 2009?

Last reply: Miguel Rivera, May 7, 2019, 4:28 pm

ISO 14001 Certified EMS- Innovation Credit?

NC-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Miguel Rivera on May 7, 2019, 3:30 pm

Reposting this question from LEED 2009. Has anyone received guidance on whether this is an acceptable Innovation credit (ISO 14001 Certified EMS) for LEEDv4 projects? 


LEED Boundary

NC-v4 MPR2: Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
posted by Miguel Rivera on May 7, 2019, 9:30 am

Our project has two buildings, one to be certified and the other next to the building is a parking garage. We want to know if the parking garage needs to be included in the LEED...

Last reply: Miguel Rivera, May 7, 2019, 2:10 pm