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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

Transportation Planning Handbook NCv4 LTc7

Hospitality-NC-v4 LTc7: Reduced parking footprint
posted by Tyra Sorensen on Jul 29, 2014, 2:31 pm

Where do I find the information?
Institute of Transportation Engineers, Transportation Planning Handbook, 3rd edition, Tables 18-2 through 18-4
The ITE website that links from the...

Last reply: Marilyn Specht, May 29, 2019, 3:00 pm

2016 T24 energy code- v4_Minimum Energy Performance Calculator_v05- how much of this needs to be completed

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Kevin Gilleran on May 22, 2019, 1:44 pm


I am modeling a tenant improvement with an existing shell, new lighting and HVAC. The report is showing 16.5% savings with no renewables and 31% with renewables. I have just filled out...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 29, 2019, 3:00 pm

Ending ESC Monitoring- what stage in construction?

NC-2009 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
posted by David Bell on May 28, 2019, 8:13 pm

Hi, I'm curious whether the USGBC/CaGBC has a generally accepted endpoint to...

Overventilation for Stack Effect

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by on May 28, 2019, 10:34 pm

I'm working on an energy model for a high-rise project in the Pacific NW that has office and residential, with residential being the top two-thirds of the building. In this region we are...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 29, 2019, 11:09 am

Data Center LPD

Data-Centers-NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by David Edenburn on May 27, 2019, 3:44 am

When we use the S-by-S method we have problems with some rooms being over-lighted. On average, we are pretty good. ASHRAE 90.1 table 9.5.1 gives various building types for doing the whole-...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 29, 2019, 11:04 am

On campus PV towards EAc1

NC-2009 EAc2: On-Site Renewable Energy
posted by komal kotwal on Jul 15, 2013, 6:22 pm

We have a client pursuing LEED NC certification for a new building that will be an addition to an existing building on their campus. They are currently in the process of installing a PV array on...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, May 29, 2019, 10:53 am