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Baseline for curtain wall

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jul 6, 2018, 9:52 am

A curtain wall is made of glazed parts and opaque parts (spandrels). In the baseline model, how much shall the façade be glazed? Are spandrels considered as an opaque wall or as a frame?


Last reply: Waleed AlGhamdi, Oct 24, 2019, 10:33 am

Leakage Test Requirement

NC-v4.1 EQp2: Environmental tobacco smoke control
posted by Mario Angelo Pinoli on Oct 24, 2019, 9:36 am


I have an high rise residential project and the property wants to permit people to smoke on the balconies.

My question is: the Tests for leakage are to be performed on...

Campus bus line must provide transportation to the public

NC-2009 SSc4.1: Alternative transportation - public transportation access
posted by Dominique Serrette on Oct 23, 2019, 3:38 pm

The project is on a campus with access to several campus bus lines within one-quarter mile of the project. We received feedback stating that "A campus or private bus line that falls within one-...

Entryway systems

NC-v4 EQc1: Enhanced indoor air quality strategies
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 24, 2019, 6:56 am

Dear All,

We are currently certifying a new Office Building and according to EQ C1 (“ Enhanced Indoor Air Quality strategies”), permanent entryway systems shall be Installed at...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Oct 24, 2019, 8:32 am

Reverberation Time Evaluation Scope

Hospitality-NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 24, 2019, 4:10 am

Dear All,

The Acoustic Performance Calculator file includes a list of rooms and spaces in tab “Assumptions”. For...

Survey period

EBOM-v4.1 LTp1: Transportation Performance
posted by LEED Pro Consultant on Oct 23, 2019, 6:47 pm


We are working on a project with an occupancy of 1,500 people. According to the reference guide, at least 250 surveys should be done to get a score.

Is there an specific period...

Enhanced Cx Envelope- Seasonal Testing

NC-v4 EAc1: Enhanced Commissioning
posted by Rachel Manoguerra on Mar 14, 2018, 1:32 pm

What does seasonal testing look like and how does that work in regards to Envelope...

Last reply: Sue Bryant, Oct 23, 2019, 5:25 pm

Applicability to Airport Terminals

NC-v4 EQc9: Acoustic performance
posted by Allan Robles on Oct 31, 2018, 4:32 pm

Hello LEEDuser community, 

We are working on a project for an airport, which has some atypical occupied spaces including Departure and Arrivals areas and Security Checkpoints. For project...

Last reply: Sara Greenwood, Oct 23, 2019, 4:03 pm

Prevention through Design- a Challenge for projects in Europe

Pilot-Credits IPpc93: Prevention through design
posted by Jens Glöggler on Jul 31, 2019, 5:26 am

Hello, has anybody done this Pilot Credit in Europe? would be glad to get more Information on how to submit this succesful? thank you, best regards 

Last reply: Oliver Bate, Oct 23, 2019, 12:51 pm

Submitting construction credits at design final review stage

LEED Reviews: Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
posted by Wayne Mc Fall on Oct 23, 2019, 6:27 am


We are working on a project where our next step is the Design Final Review (Responding to the...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Oct 23, 2019, 12:29 pm