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    Title Comments Most Recent Post Location
    LEED HC (major renovation) or CI (v4)?
    in LEED Rating System Selection
    842 Heather Zeto
    President
    Platinum Earth, LLC
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    On-site or off-site separation
    in Homes-v4: Construction waste management
    3 Amrit Kaur
    Association for Energy Affordability
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    RE: Ergonomic Standards
    in Pilot Credit 44: Ergonomics Strategy
    49 Faun Carlson
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    RE: Railway station
    in ND-v2009: Transit facilities
    2 Eliot Allen
    LEED AP-ND, Principal
    Criterion Planners
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    RE: Residence Hall 24 hour Use Spaces
    in NC 2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
    663 Bill Swanson
    PE, LEED AP
    Integrated Architecture
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    Existing Chillers in Basement (not in project boundary)
    in CI-v4: Fundamental refrigerant management
    2 Heather Zeto
    President
    Platinum Earth, LLC
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    RE: material streams
    in CI-v4: Construction and demolition waste management
    10 Michelle Reott
    LEED AP® BD+C, ID+C, O+M, Managing Principal
    Earthly Ideas LLC, a LEED® Proven Provider™
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    Mixed Mode Ventilation for Apartment Kitchens
    in NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
    1,109 Neil Sen
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    RE: Conflict of interest?
    in NC-v4: Indoor air quality assessment
    26 Dale Walsh
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    RE: New LEED building within existing LEED project site boundary
    in LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
    595 Eric Anderson
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    Steel Studs vs. Track
    in NC-v4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
    52 Johanna Huddle
    Architectural Designer
    Cornerstone Architects
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    United States
    Construction Activity pollution prevention inspections
    in NC-v4: Construction activity pollution prevention
    21 Irene Carreno
    LEED Manager
    Acciona
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    Canada
    Pilot Credit - Forum Participation
    in EBOM-2009: Integrative Process
    1 Faun Carlson
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    United States
    RE: R-Value for wall assembly
    in NC 2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
    4,121 Marcus Sheffer
    LEED Fellow
    7group
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    New LEED building within existing LEED project site boundary
    in MPR3: Must use a reasonable site boundary
    259 Krissy Buck
    Architect
    LRK, Inc.
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    United States
    Title Comments Most Recent Post Location
    On-site or off-site separation
    in Homes-v4: Construction waste management
    3 Amrit Kaur
    Association for Energy Affordability
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    RE: Ergonomic Standards
    in Pilot Credit 44: Ergonomics Strategy
    49 Faun Carlson
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    RE: Railway station
    in ND-v2009: Transit facilities
    2 Eliot Allen
    LEED AP-ND, Principal
    Criterion Planners
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    RE: Residence Hall 24 hour Use Spaces
    in NC 2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
    663 Bill Swanson
    PE, LEED AP
    Integrated Architecture
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    Existing Chillers in Basement (not in project boundary)
    in CI-v4: Fundamental refrigerant management
    2 Heather Zeto
    President
    Platinum Earth, LLC
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    RE: material streams
    in CI-v4: Construction and demolition waste management
    10 Michelle Reott
    LEED AP® BD+C, ID+C, O+M, Managing Principal
    Earthly Ideas LLC, a LEED® Proven Provider™
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    Mixed Mode Ventilation for Apartment Kitchens
    in NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
    1,109 Neil Sen
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    RE: Conflict of interest?
    in NC-v4: Indoor air quality assessment
    26 Dale Walsh
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    Steel Studs vs. Track
    in NC-v4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
    52 Johanna Huddle
    Architectural Designer
    Cornerstone Architects
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    United States
    Construction Activity pollution prevention inspections
    in NC-v4: Construction activity pollution prevention
    21 Irene Carreno
    LEED Manager
    Acciona
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    Canada
    Pilot Credit - Forum Participation
    in EBOM-2009: Integrative Process
    1 Faun Carlson
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    United States
    RE: R-Value for wall assembly
    in NC 2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
    4,121 Marcus Sheffer
    LEED Fellow
    7group
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    New LEED building within existing LEED project site boundary
    in MPR3: Must use a reasonable site boundary
    259 Krissy Buck
    Architect
    LRK, Inc.
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    United States
    RE: ASHRAE Guideline 0 2005 or newer?
    in NC-v4: Enhanced commissioning
    85 Marcus Sheffer
    LEED Fellow
    7group
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    RE: Shades and blinds
    in NC-v4: Daylight
    77 Todd Reed
    Daylight Designer
    7group
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    Budget Method
    in NC-v4: Low emitting materials
    367 Lucy Williams
    Principal
    Lucy C. Williams, Architect
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    United States
    RE: Views
    in NC 2009 IEQc8.2: Daylight and Views—Views
    454 Todd Reed
    Daylight Designer
    7group
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    RE: office building
    in Retail-NC-v4: Water metering
    7 Muzammal Abbas LEED AP (BD+C)
    MEP Engineer
    Pakistan Green Building Council
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    RE: Lack of PPM data plus suggestions for improvement
    in Pilot Credit 66: Community Contaminant Prevention—Airborne Releases
    26 Jared Jensen
    AIA, LEED AP BD+C
    Shultz + Associates Architects
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    Commercial Kitchen and Gym Equipment
    in CI-v4: Indoor water use reduction
    13 Alexander Spilger
    Cushman & Wakefield
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    United States
    Title Comments Most Recent Post Location
    LEED HC (major renovation) or CI (v4)?
    in LEED Rating System Selection
    842 Heather Zeto
    President
    Platinum Earth, LLC
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    RE: New LEED building within existing LEED project site boundary
    in LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
    595 Eric Anderson
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    RE: Future-proofing LEED certification - Iran
    in LEED Certified or Certifiable? Architects Make the Case for Earning the Plaque
    11 Tristan Roberts
    LEED AP BD+C, Executive Editor – LEEDuser
    BuildingGreen, Inc.
    Thu, Aug 10, 2017
    RE: FTE for university facility
    in Calculating FTEs
    218 Kim Lombard
    Architect
    AECOM
    Wed, Aug 9, 2017
    RE: Feature 25. Part 4 - Isocyanate-based polyurethane limitation
    in WELL Building Standard Discussion Forum
    94 Lona Rerick
    Associate
    ZGF Architects LLP
    Mon, Aug 7, 2017
    RE: LEED certification fees
    in LEED Reviews: LEED Online, Appeals, Design/Construction Submittals, and more
    890 Charles Nepps
    NH Green Consulting
    Mon, Aug 7, 2017
    RE: USGBC Fees through arcskoru
    in USGBC Exploring A New Kind of LEED Plaque
    4 Subrota Roy
    ECORAY Sustainability & Design
    Thu, Aug 3, 2017
    LEED Green Associate exam preparation
    in SITES Discussion Forum
    1 Mannawar Hussain
    Wed, Jul 19, 2017
    RE: LEED v4 Requirements documentation
    in LEED Canada Forum
    70 nancy picard
    Thu, Jun 29, 2017
    Canada
    LEED EBOM v4 Registration, Certification & Performance Period
    in Performance Period
    60 Amy Green
    Architect, LEED AP
    amy green design
    Sat, Jun 17, 2017
    RE: v4 SSc6 - Hardscape requires a minimum of 0.2 fc to be counted
    in Review Comments with Phantom Requirements
    99 Bill Swanson
    PE, LEED AP
    Integrated Architecture
    Fri, Jun 9, 2017
    RE: CARB and ECO-Certified
    in New Rules for Formaldehyde in IEQc4.4
    16 Brent Ehrlich
    Products and materials specialist
    BuildingGreen
    Thu, Jun 8, 2017
    what type of document required uploading to LEED ARC
    in Discuss the LEED Dynamic Plaque and Arc
    9 Subrota Roy
    ECORAY Sustainability & Design
    Mon, May 29, 2017
    RE: n/a
    in Forum for LEED Volume Program Certification
    14 Stefanie Young
    Director, Technical Solutions
    USGBC
    Fri, May 5, 2017
    RE: Green Globes CIEB Technical Reference Manual?
    in Green Globes Discussion Forum
    11 Tristan Roberts
    LEED AP BD+C, Executive Editor – LEEDuser
    BuildingGreen, Inc.
    Thu, May 4, 2017
    RE: ACP for Certified Wood vs Pilot for Legal Wood
    in International Projects - alternative compliance path
    171 Tristan Roberts
    LEED AP BD+C, Executive Editor – LEEDuser
    BuildingGreen, Inc.
    Thu, May 4, 2017
    RE: Increasing certification level after accepting certification?
    in United States
    2 Kristina Bach
    Sustainability Specialist
    HGA Architects and Engineers
    Thu, Apr 27, 2017
    Parksmart Discussion Forum - by Tristan Roberts
    Wed, Apr 19, 2017
    RE: advanced buildings doc
    in Where can I find a copy of "Advanced Buildings: Energy Benchmark for High Performance Buildings (E-Benchmark)”?
    19 Erik Heck
    Thu, May 4, 2017
    RE: Qualified Energy Rater for v4
    in LEED for Homes (LEED-H) Forum
    165 Steve Loppnow
    Sustainability Manager
    YR&G
    Thu, May 4, 2017
    Title Comments Most Recent Post Location
    LEED HC (major renovation) or CI (v4)?
    in LEED Rating System Selection
    842 Heather Zeto
    President
    Platinum Earth, LLC
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    On-site or off-site separation
    in Homes-v4: Construction waste management
    3 Amrit Kaur
    Association for Energy Affordability
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    Existing Chillers in Basement (not in project boundary)
    in CI-v4: Fundamental refrigerant management
    2 Heather Zeto
    President
    Platinum Earth, LLC
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    Mixed Mode Ventilation for Apartment Kitchens
    in NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
    1,109 Neil Sen
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    United States
    RE: New LEED building within existing LEED project site boundary
    in LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
    595 Eric Anderson
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    Steel Studs vs. Track
    in NC-v4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
    52 Johanna Huddle
    Architectural Designer
    Cornerstone Architects
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    United States
    Construction Activity pollution prevention inspections
    in NC-v4: Construction activity pollution prevention
    21 Irene Carreno
    LEED Manager
    Acciona
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    Canada
    Pilot Credit - Forum Participation
    in EBOM-2009: Integrative Process
    1 Faun Carlson
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    United States
    New LEED building within existing LEED project site boundary
    in MPR3: Must use a reasonable site boundary
    259 Krissy Buck
    Architect
    LRK, Inc.
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    United States
    Budget Method
    in NC-v4: Low emitting materials
    367 Lucy Williams
    Principal
    Lucy C. Williams, Architect
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    United States
    Commercial Kitchen and Gym Equipment
    in CI-v4: Indoor water use reduction
    13 Alexander Spilger
    Cushman & Wakefield
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    United States
    Window-sill
    in NC-v4: Quality views
    5 Antonio Macedo Filho
    Director
    EcoBuilding Consultoria
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    Brazil
    green spec
    in CI 2009 EAc1.4: Optimize Energy Performance—Equipment and Appliances
    329 Lisa Logan
    Senior Sustainability Consultant
    Noresco
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    United States
    LEED HC (major renovation) or CI (v4)?
    in LEED Rating System Selection
    842 Heather Zeto
    President
    Platinum Earth, LLC
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    United States
    Compliance through furnished measurement
    in NC-v4: Acoustic performance
    30 Jason Happe
    Director of Energy & Sustainability
    EBI Consulting
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    United States
    CFD Model
    in Healthcare-v2009: Indoor chemical and pollutant source control
    23 Samantha Davidson
    Environmental Systems Design, Inc.
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    United States
    Non Roof only
    in CS v4: Heat island reduction
    10 Salam Salman
    GEC
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    Ireland
    Alternate Compliance path for EU projects: IEQc2
    in NC 2009 IEQc2: Increased Ventilation
    102 Shaily Rungta
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    V3 Pilot Credit for V4?
    in Using the LEED Pilot Credit Library
    45 Johanna Huddle
    Architectural Designer
    Cornerstone Architects
    Tue, Aug 15, 2017
    United States
    Combined Purchasing
    in EBOM-v4: Ongoing purchasing and waste policy
    27 Ryan Hoffman
    Heapy Engineering
    Tue, Aug 15, 2017
    United States
    Title Comments Post date Most Recent Postsort icon Location
    LEED HC (major renovation) or CI (v4)?
    in LEED Rating System Selection
    842 Heather Zeto
    President
    Platinum Earth, LLC
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    2017-08-18 12:10 United States
    On-site or off-site separation
    in Homes-v4: Construction waste management
    3 Amrit Kaur
    Association for Energy Affordability
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    2017-08-18 11:41 United States
    Existing Chillers in Basement (not in project boundary)
    in CI-v4: Fundamental refrigerant management
    2 Heather Zeto
    President
    Platinum Earth, LLC
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    2017-08-18 11:14 United States
    Mixed Mode Ventilation for Apartment Kitchens
    in NC-2009 IEQp1: Minimum IAQ Performance
    1,109 Neil Sen
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    2017-08-18 08:20 United States
    Railway station
    in ND-v2009: Transit facilities
    2 Noriko Yasuhara
    Woonerf Inc.
    Fri, Aug 18, 2017
    2017-08-18 00:51 Japan
    x
    in LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
    595 Krissy Buck
    Architect
    LRK, Inc.
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    2017-08-17 17:34 United States
    New LEED building within existing LEED project site boundary
    in LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
    595 Krissy Buck
    Architect
    LRK, Inc.
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    2017-08-17 17:08 United States
    Steel Studs vs. Track
    in NC-v4: Building product disclosure and optimization - material ingredients
    52 Johanna Huddle
    Architectural Designer
    Cornerstone Architects
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    2017-08-17 16:51 United States
    Conflict of interest?
    in NC-v4: Indoor air quality assessment
    26 emily reese
    Sustainability Consultant
    Jacobs
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    2017-08-17 13:43 United States
    Construction Activity pollution prevention inspections
    in NC-v4: Construction activity pollution prevention
    21 Irene Carreno
    LEED Manager
    Acciona
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    2017-08-17 13:27 Canada
    Pilot Credit - Forum Participation
    in EBOM-2009: Integrative Process
    1 Faun Carlson
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    2017-08-17 13:17 United States
    New LEED building within existing LEED project site boundary
    in MPR3: Must use a reasonable site boundary
    259 Krissy Buck
    Architect
    LRK, Inc.
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    2017-08-17 11:22 United States
    Budget Method
    in NC-v4: Low emitting materials
    367 Lucy Williams
    Principal
    Lucy C. Williams, Architect
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    2017-08-17 09:47 United States
    R-Value for wall assembly
    in NC 2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
    4,121 Sunil S
    Thu, Aug 17, 2017
    2017-08-17 00:57 United States
    Commercial Kitchen and Gym Equipment
    in CI-v4: Indoor water use reduction
    13 Alexander Spilger
    Cushman & Wakefield
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    2017-08-16 18:22 United States
    ASHRAE Guideline 0 2005 or newer?
    in NC-v4: Enhanced commissioning
    85 Walter Broner
    Architectural Specifications Designer
    BSD SoftLink
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    2017-08-16 17:52 United States
    Views
    in NC 2009 IEQc8.2: Daylight and Views—Views
    454 Antonio Macedo Filho
    Director
    EcoBuilding Consultoria
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    2017-08-16 16:31 Brazil
    Window-sill
    in NC-v4: Quality views
    5 Antonio Macedo Filho
    Director
    EcoBuilding Consultoria
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    2017-08-16 16:19 Brazil
    green spec
    in CI 2009 EAc1.4: Optimize Energy Performance—Equipment and Appliances
    329 Lisa Logan
    Senior Sustainability Consultant
    Noresco
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    2017-08-16 15:37 United States
    Core Performance Guide
    in NC 2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
    4,121 Tricia Loe
    Sustainable Concepts
    Wed, Aug 16, 2017
    2017-08-16 14:54 United States

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