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Building Addition Energy Metering

NC-v4 EAp3: Building-level energy metering
posted by Mark Zoeteman on Jul 10, 2018, 4:15 pm

Proposed LEED project involves only a building addition in a campus setting where portion is served by new mechanical equipment and portion by existing building mechanical equipment. Dedicated...

Last reply: Cindy Quinn, May 19, 2020, 2:58 pm

Demountable Partition "Category"

CI-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
posted by Carina Clark on Oct 17, 2019, 5:32 pm

Curious if Demountable partitions are categorized as a furniture item, or if it's considered "walls" and each part (glass, frame, etc) is separated in the LEM spreadsheet?

Last reply: Garrett Ferguson, May 19, 2020, 2:52 pm

Incorrect FGI reference

Healthcare-v4.1 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by John McFarland on May 19, 2020, 2:34 pm

For Option 1, the credit requirement refers to Section 1.2-5.1.6 and Section 1.2- in 2018 FGI Guidelines for Design & Construction of Hospitals. However, there are no such sections in...

Air Testing (Ozone test method)

NC-v4.1 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by John Smith on May 19, 2020, 2:21 pm

Greetings all.

According to the guide, the allowed test methods for ozone are:

- Monitoring device with accuracy greater than 5 ppb or reading and resolution (5 min average...

materials that create the building or are attached to it

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Francesco Passerini on May 17, 2019, 7:05 am

The Reference guide states: "LEED refers to products and materials that create the building or are attached to it"

Are materials that create the parking spaces included?

I think...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 19, 2020, 1:49 pm

Aerator with no WaterSense label

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Victoria Rios Esteve on May 18, 2020, 3:48 pm

Hi everyone, 

We are having a problem with the requirements of WEp2. For a public faucet, LEEDs baseline for flow rate is 1.9 lpm. Here, in Argentina, the lowest flow rate faucet available...

Last reply: emily reese moody, May 19, 2020, 1:18 pm


NC-v4.1 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Jackson Eagle on May 19, 2020, 11:41 am


I am fairly new to all this and your patience is appreciated. I am wondering what LEED credits, if any, are given if the developer makes a decision to implement air purifiers in...

ANSI/BIFMA e3-2014 or e3-2012 Compliance Documentation

CI-v4 MRc5: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
posted by ESD Engineer on Jul 30, 2019, 4:34 pm

I'm looking at the certificate provided by SCS Global that states that the product is "Level 3" and "conforms to ANSI/BIFMA e3-2014e". Unfortunately the certification does not say if 3 points...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 19, 2020, 10:43 am

BPF for ASHRAE 90.1 or LEED v4

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Waleed AlGhamdi on May 5, 2020, 5:26 pm

We're working on a project where multiple versions of ASHRAE 90.1 are enforced. LEED v4 enforces 2010 and other government agencies enforce 2016 (also potentially 2013). In order to reduce time...

Last reply: Cam Fitzgerald, May 19, 2020, 10:13 am

Heated Pool- Baseline Service Hot Water System

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on May 15, 2020, 1:07 pm

Dear All,

we’re currently developing energy simulation of an hotel that will include heated pools (both indoor and outdoor). These pools will be probably heated using dedicated...

Last reply: Cam Fitzgerald, May 19, 2020, 9:55 am