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NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Benjamin Weise on Oct 24, 2019, 5:17 am


we are currently working on an energy model. The building we are modelling contains a heat sink for cooling loads within the sprinkler tank, which we can't model with our simulation...

Last reply: Benjamin Weise, Nov 1, 2019, 3:56 am

Design or Construction Phase?

Pilot-Credits EQpc44: Ergonomics approach for computer users
posted by Allison Smith on Oct 23, 2018, 6:48 pm

Reviewing the credit requirements, I thought that this should be submitted at the Construction phase. However, the Infographic (...

Last reply: Charlie Popeck, Nov 1, 2019, 3:03 am

recyclable storage area outside the boundary

NC-v4 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Larissa Murakami on Dec 8, 2017, 6:28 am

Would it be possible to use an area outside the boundary for the recyclable storage area? We are with the office of a company in the process of certification, but still on the ground there is the...

Last reply: Shannon Oletic, Oct 31, 2019, 4:30 pm

Using EMS to calculate some End-Use Energy

NC-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Melissa Crowe on Oct 30, 2019, 6:47 pm

Hi All

We have metering set up for most of the end-uses that represent over 10% of total energy but for some equipment is it not cost effective or practical.

  1. Can we use...

Last reply: Melissa Crowe, Oct 31, 2019, 4:03 pm

LTc5 Quality Transit- is and exemplary performance path avaiable?

CS-v4.1 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Oct 31, 2019, 3:26 pm

We have a LEED-CS project adjacent to a major regional transit hub and it is actually possible that we could double the 360 wkday trips/216 wkend trips required for 6 points. Is this path from v4...

Can partial regional criteria (e.g. 85% regional) materials count towards regional multiplier?

NC-v4 MRc3: Building product disclosure and optimization - sourcing of raw materials
posted by Summer Gorder on Oct 30, 2019, 4:44 pm

Hi All, 

Can a product meeting one of the basic credit criteria, (...

Last reply: Alara Matsyk, Oct 31, 2019, 9:58 am

Integrated dryer and Water Sense labeled faucet

NC-v4 WEp2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Elizabeth Floyd on Oct 30, 2019, 12:16 pm

If none of the systems with integrated sink/faucet and hand dryer are available with a Water Sense labeled faucet, does that make the product ineligible for Water Sense labeling? (This is for...

Last reply: Allison Wilson, Oct 31, 2019, 8:19 am

Option 2- Is there still a minimum sample area requirement?

NC-v4 EQc4: Indoor air quality assessment
posted by Daniel Smith on Oct 9, 2018, 4:31 pm

I am quoting to provide Option 2...

Last reply: Barbara Beckmann, Oct 31, 2019, 5:47 am

Extent of daylight simulation model

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Benjamin Weise on Oct 25, 2019, 9:12 am

Hi there!

we are about to undertake the daylight simulation for a 50.000m² building. The way we understand the credit language, the whole building is to be simulated, except non regularly...

Last reply: Benjamin Weise, Oct 31, 2019, 3:24 am

Manufacturing Plant Energy Consumption

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Sofia Barahona on Oct 30, 2019, 3:13 pm

We are working on a project that is pursuing LEED v4: New Construction. This project is a plasterboard manufacturing plant, in which an important part of its energy consumption is produced by...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 30, 2019, 5:50 pm