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Title Comments Most Recent Post Location
RE: Which credit does poured resinous flooring fall into?
in Schools IEQc4.3: Low-Emitting Materials—Flooring Systems
33 Michele Helou
Principal
Sage Design & Consulting
Fri, May 6, 2016
RE: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
in EBOM 2009 EAp3: Fundamental Refrigerant Management
67 Levi Jimenez
Project Manager
BuildingWise
Fri, May 6, 2016
United States
Steam Kettles for Process Water Use
in Retail–CI-v2009: Water use reduction
6 David Hryvniak
Research Assistant
Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC
Thu, May 5, 2016
United States
RE: How to draw the 11 degree line to calculate unobstructed view
in Healthcare-v2009: Daylight and views - views
46 P Hariharan
Wed, May 4, 2016
India
RE: EAc6 baseline and PP?
in EBOM 2009 EAc6: Emissions Reduction Reporting
41 Trista Little
Sustainability Manager
YR&G
Mon, May 2, 2016
RE: Calculation based on chilled water meters
in Retail–CI-v2009: On-site renewable energy
10 Marcus Sheffer
LEED Fellow
7group
Mon, Apr 25, 2016
RE: Implementing all improvements in one renovations phase at a time
in EBOM 2009 EAc2.2: Existing Building Commissioning—Implementation
36 Scott Bowman
LEED Fellow
Integrated Design + Energy Advisors, LLC
Mon, Apr 25, 2016
RE: CREC purchase
in CI 2009 EAc4: Green Power
106 Marcus Sheffer
LEED Fellow
7group
Mon, Apr 25, 2016
PIf4 Uploads - Site Plan Required
in PIf4: Schedule and Overview Documents
5 Dee Spiro
Sustainability Director
Bergmeyer Associates, Inc.
Fri, Apr 22, 2016
RE: ISO 50001 ACP
in EBOM-v4: Energy efficient best management practices
2 Rock Ridolfi
Commissioning Analyst
Transwestern Sustainability Services
Thu, Apr 21, 2016
RE: Option 4 - Transit Services Referenced
in ND-v2009: Transportation demand management
7 Eliot Allen
LEED AP-ND, Principal
Criterion Planners
Wed, Apr 20, 2016
RE: Multi-Family Buildings with Non-Residential Entrances
in ND-v2009: Access to civic and public space
5 Eliot Allen
LEED AP-ND, Principal
Criterion Planners
Tue, Apr 19, 2016
preventive maintenance program
in EBOM 2009 WEc2: Additional Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
54 Kimberly Hosken
LEED Fellow
subcontractor
Mon, Apr 18, 2016
United States
RE: 10% Exemption
in EBOM 2009 IEQc3.5: Green Cleaning—Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control
66 Trista Little
Sustainability Manager
YR&G
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Purchasing Calculator updated 4/8/2016
in EBOM-v4: Purchasing - lamps
5 Trista Little
Sustainability Manager
YR&G
Thu, Apr 14, 2016
RE: MPR2 - LEED-CI Hotel Portion and Shared Mechanical Systems
in LEED Minimum Program Requirements
455 Tristan Roberts
LEED AP BD+C, Executive Editor – LEEDuser
BuildingGreen, Inc.
Thu, Apr 14, 2016
MPR3 - Hotel in Mixed Use Building
in MPR3: Must use a reasonable site boundary
3 Sara Zoumbaris
Sustainable Design Consulting
Thu, Apr 14, 2016
United States
RE: Acoustic performance
in Data Centers-NC-v4: Acoustic performance
2 Daniel Hicks
Daniel Hicks, E.I., INCE
Geiler & Associates
Fri, Jan 27, 2017
RE: What constitutes a "Master Plan"?
in Schools 2009 SSc9: Site Master Plan
22 John Stouffer
Mon, Apr 11, 2016
RE: Transportation Planning Handbook NCv4 LTc7
in Hospitality-NC-v4: Reduced parking footprint
2 Marilyn Specht
Sustainability Consultant
Integral Group
Mon, Apr 11, 2016
Title Comments Most Recent Post Location
Rooftop Greenhouse
in Schools 2009 SSc5.2: Site Development—Maximize Open Space
22 Sarah Nugent
Sustainability Consultant
Steven Winter Associates, Inc
Thu, Mar 17, 2016
United States
RE: Credit Specific requirements and Additional Questions mis-match
in Retail–CI-v2009: Material multi-attribute assessment
2 Tristan Roberts
LEED AP BD+C, Executive Editor – LEEDuser
BuildingGreen, Inc.
Wed, Mar 16, 2016
Supermarket in a spead shopping center.
in MPR3: Must use a reasonable site boundary
1 Heraldo Muñoz
Tue, Mar 15, 2016
Argentina
RE: LEED CI Regional Priority Documentation
in CI 2009 RPc1: Regional Priority
16 Neil Rosen
Director of Sustainability
Northwell Health
Tue, Mar 15, 2016
Building Envelope Commissioning
in Retail–CI-v2009: Optimize energy performance - building envelope
8 Lance Barron
Project Manager
Essex Engineering Corporation
Mon, Mar 14, 2016
United States
MERV 13 filter installing inside air recirculation returns
in EBOM 2009 IEQc1.4: IAQ Best Management Practices—Reduce Particulates in Air Distribution
34 Zhantong Chen
Thu, Mar 10, 2016
China
RE: IO Credit _ Option B (Additional Strategies)
in EBOM 2009 RPc1: Regional Priority
51 Trista Little
Sustainability Manager
YR&G
Wed, Mar 9, 2016
New Performance Periods Table upload
in PIf4: Schedule and Overview Documents
5 Trista Little
Sustainability Manager
YR&G
Thu, Mar 17, 2016
RE: Specialty Appropriate for the Project
in NC-v4: LEED Accredited Professional
9 Trista Little
Sustainability Manager
YR&G
Fri, Mar 4, 2016
RE: Retail Refrigeration
in Retail-NC-v4: Fundamental refrigerant management
2 Melissa Kelly
Sustainability Manager
YR&G
Tue, Feb 14, 2017
RE: Phase Out Plan
in NC v2.2 EAp3: Fundamental Refrigerant Management
15 Tristan Roberts
LEED AP BD+C, Executive Editor – LEEDuser
BuildingGreen, Inc.
Tue, Mar 22, 2016
WEc1 - We don't really have a "SITE" outside of the building env
in Retail–NC-v2009: Water efficient landscaping
1 Lou Niles
Sustainability / LEED Specialist
LPA, Inc.
Thu, Mar 3, 2016
United States
RE: Types of recreation facilities - clarification
in ND-v2009: Access to recreation facilities
2 Eliot Allen
LEED AP-ND, Principal
Criterion Planners
Tue, Mar 1, 2016
RE: Modeling Protocol
in ND-v4: Optimize building energy performance
11 Casey Studhalter
Project Manager, LEED
USGBC
Tue, Mar 1, 2016
Spreadsheet from USGBC is password protected
in MPR6: Must commit to sharing whole-building energy and water usage data
1 Keith Steurer
Structural Engineer
Shive-Hattery, Inc.
Tue, Mar 1, 2016
United States
EQc3.1 IAQ Construction during construction
in NC v2.2 EQc3.1: Construction IAQ Management Plan—During Construction
20 Kimo Steed
Tue, Mar 22, 2016
RE: Providing dedicated area for mercury-containing products?
in Healthcare-v2009: PBT source reduction - mercury
13 Richard Barlow
Dir. of Sustainability
MHAworks
Thu, Feb 25, 2016
United States
RE: Concrete Tracking Form
in NC v2.2 MRc4: Recycled Content
174 Al Malik Diamla
Arch.
I-Ecogreen
Tue, Mar 22, 2016
RE: EBOM recertification for SSc1 path
in EBOM 2009 SSc1: LEED Certified Design and Construction
39 Trista Little
Sustainability Manager
YR&G
Wed, Feb 24, 2016
RE: Minimun size
in ND Plan-v4: Must comply with project size requirements
5 NUBIA VALLES
Tue, Feb 16, 2016
Title Comments Most Recent Post Location
ACP for Certified Wood vs Pilot for Legal Wood
in International Projects - alternative compliance path
170 Catie Ryan
Project Manager
Terrapin Bright Green
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
Malaysia
RE: CARB and ECO-Certified
in New Rules for Formaldehyde in IEQc4.4
10 Jennifer Preston
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
Living Building Challenge Discussion Forum - by Tristan Roberts
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
SITES Discussion Forum - by Tristan Roberts
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Parksmart Discussion Forum - by Tristan Roberts
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Future-proofing LEED certification - Iran
in LEED Certified or Certifiable? Architects Make the Case for Earning the Plaque
10 Meike Borchers
Technical Director
WSP UK
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Iran
RE: Partitioned office space clarification
in WELL Building Standard Discussion Forum
66 Carina Clark
Interior Designer
HKS
Tue, Apr 18, 2017
RE: Arc Platform
in Performance Period
59 Batya Metalitz
Technical Director, LEED
USGBC
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
RE: LDP for EBOM Recertification - Pros and Cons?
in Discuss the LEED Dynamic Plaque
8 Camala Jones
Sustainability Coordinator
Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas
Thu, Apr 6, 2017
RE: Major Renovation or Core and Shell (LEED BDC_v4)?
in LEED Rating System Selection Q&A
830 Alex Parella
Architect_LEED AP
Fri, Mar 31, 2017
RE: Maintenance Staff
in Calculating FTEs
216 David Posada
Integrated Design & LEED Specialist
SERA Architects
Thu, Apr 6, 2017
RE: 3 buildings that connected via link-bridge
in New LEED Guidance for Campuses and Multiple Buildings
586 Michael Wahjudi
ESD Consultant
Kaer Pte Ltd
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Singapore
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
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
RE: v4 SSc6 - Hardscape requires a minimum of 0.2 fc to be counted
in Review Comments with Phantom Requirements
94 Bill Swanson
PE, LEED AP
Integrated Architecture
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
RE: Qualified Energy Rater for v4
in LEED for Homes (LEED-H) Forum
165 Steve Loppnow
Sustainability Manager
YR&G
Wed, Feb 1, 2017
RE: Sunset date for v3 certification
in LEED 2009 Registration Extended to October 2016
141 Alicja Bieszyńska
Skanska
Thu, Jan 26, 2017
RE: GBCI Increases LEED Fees! - 12/1/2016
in LEED registration and certification fees
9 GHT Green Team
Sustainable Programs Studio
GHT Limited
Thu, Jan 19, 2017
RE: 2009 Initial Certification -> v4 Recertification?
in Recertification
70 GHT Green Team
Sustainable Programs Studio
GHT Limited
Thu, Apr 6, 2017
LEED AP Homes v4
in Experience Requirement Loosened for LEED v4 AP Exam
19 Mugdha Mokashi
Fri, Dec 23, 2016
LEED Dynamic Plaque- Anyone using it for EBOM recertification?
in USGBC Rolls Out LEED Dynamic Plaque, Amid Debate
38 Kimberlee Dobbins
Sustainability Coordinator
City of Virginia Beach
Tue, Dec 13, 2016
United States
Title Comments Most Recent Post Location
RE: Campus Boundary/Master Site vs Project Boundary
in MPR3: Must use a reasonable site boundary
253 Kath Williams
LEED Fellow 2011, Principal
Kath Williams + Associates
Tue, Feb 16, 2016
United States
RE: Campus Boundary/Master Site vs Project Boundary
in MPR3: Must use a reasonable site boundary
253 Kath Williams
LEED Fellow 2011, Principal
Kath Williams + Associates
Mon, Feb 15, 2016
United States
Temporary Irrigation with v6 Form
in NC 2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
471 Michelle Rosenberger
Partner
ArchEcology, LLC
Mon, Feb 15, 2016
Option 2 - Excluding Demo
in NC-v4: Construction and demolition waste management
51 Nathan Gauthier
Director of FM Integration and Sustainability
Shawmut Design and Construction
Fri, Feb 12, 2016
Temporary potable connection to a permanent irrigation system
in Schools 2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
31 Bradley Smith
Mithun
Thu, Feb 11, 2016
United States
RE: Primer Sealer VOC Content
in CI 2009 IEQc4.1: Low-Emitting Materials—Adhesives and Sealants
94 John-David Hutchison, LEED AP BD+C, PMP
Sustainability Consultant
CSV Architects
Thu, Feb 11, 2016
Exterior lighting for group certification
in NC 2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
647 Mohamed M. Abd Elhameed
Managing Director
WECONSERVE LLC
Thu, Feb 11, 2016
Saudi Arabia
RE: Baseline EER - System 2 PTHP
in NC 2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
3,964 Marcus Sheffer
LEED Fellow
7group
Thu, Feb 11, 2016
RE: Baseline EER - System 2 PTHP
in NC 2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
3,964 Marcus Sheffer
LEED Fellow
7group
Wed, Feb 10, 2016
Shower Flow Control Valve or Flow Regulator Washer
in Schools 2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction—20% Reduction
41 Peter Doo
President
Doo Consulting, LLC
Tue, Feb 9, 2016
United States
RE: Innovation credit on cultural preservation
in NC 2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
631 emily reese
Sustainability Consultant
Jacobs
Tue, Feb 9, 2016
RE: LEED Dynamic Plaque vs EB Recertification
in LEED for Existing Buildings Recertification Is Here
15 Bharati Karmarkar Bhosale
Operations Manager
Healthy Buildings
Tue, Feb 9, 2016
Option 2 - Excluding Demo
in NC-v4: Construction and demolition waste management
51 Nathan Gauthier
Director of FM Integration and Sustainability
Shawmut Design and Construction
Tue, Feb 9, 2016
Exterior lighting for group certification
in NC 2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction
647 Mohamed M. Abd Elhameed
Managing Director
WECONSERVE LLC
Fri, Feb 5, 2016
Saudi Arabia
WEpc10
in Pilot Credit 10: Sustainable Wastewater Management
62 Mark Meaders
Sustainable Leader
HDR, Inc.
Thu, Feb 4, 2016
Green Globes CIEB Technical Reference Manual?
in Green Globes Q&A
10 Ramkrishna kashyap
Electrical Engineer
Prime project International Dubai
Thu, Feb 4, 2016
United States
Construction waste diversion from the site
in CI-v4: Construction and demolition waste management
5 tracy backus
director, sustainable programs
Teknion
Wed, Feb 3, 2016
United States
RE: Do aerosol rust-inhibitor paints fall under LEED guidelines?
in NC-v4: Low emitting materials
319 debra lombard
sustainable design consulatnt & construction administrator
Bywater Woodworks, Inc.
Tue, Feb 2, 2016
United States
RE: Baseline EER - System 2 PTHP
in NC 2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
3,964 Marcus Sheffer
LEED Fellow
7group
Fri, Jan 29, 2016
RE: Solar Panels
in NC 2009 EAc2: On-Site Renewable Energy
309 Hernando Miranda
Owner
Soltierra LLC
Fri, Jan 29, 2016
Title Comments Post date Most Recent Postsort icon Location
Inconsistent Price Square Meters versus Square Feet
in Pilot Credit 83: Site development - protect or restore habitat - alternative compliance path
7 Ben Stanley
Sustainability Manager
YRG sustainability
Wed, Nov 2, 2016
2016-11-02 12:36 Peru
Garage/service openings with driveway crossings at sidewalk
in Pilot Credit 14: Walkable Streets
147 Qiongwen Kong
Architect
COOPER CARRY
Wed, Nov 2, 2016
2016-11-02 11:11 United States
Precertification - LEED 2009 Core & Shell
in CS 2009 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
66 Michael Heacock
Architect, LEED AP
Michael Heacock Architect, Inc.
Tue, Nov 1, 2016
2016-11-01 20:36 United States
Organic Fertilizer
in EBOM 2009 SSc3: Integrated Pest Management, Erosion Control, and Landscape Management Plan
91 Andy Rhoades
Partner
Leading Edge Consulting
Tue, Nov 1, 2016
2016-11-01 16:29 United States
exemplary performance
in ND-v4: Innovation
3 Ian Scott
Tue, Nov 1, 2016
2016-11-01 13:15 Canada
Walk-in coolers and freezers
in NC 2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
3,964 Vernon Smith
Principal Engineer
Smith Energy Engineers, LLC
Tue, Nov 1, 2016
2016-11-01 13:13 United States
Mosquitos eradicate substance
in NC 2009 SSp1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
307 Tota Yun
Mon, Oct 31, 2016
2016-10-31 03:23 Saudi Arabia
Option 2 Meaning of "Contiguous Area"
in NC 2009 IEQc3.2: Construction Indoor Air Quality Management Plan—Before Occupancy
358 Daniel Smith
Environmental Engineer
Golder Associates
Fri, Oct 28, 2016
2016-10-28 22:33 Canada
tools
in Pilot Credit 63: Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment
22 Emmanuel Pauwels
Owner
Green Living Projects s.l.
Fri, Oct 28, 2016
2016-10-28 11:08 Spain
Previously Developed Buildings exemption
in Homes-v4: Floodplain avoidance
1 Accounting Accounting
Controller
Light House
Fri, Oct 28, 2016
2016-10-28 01:03 Canada
Systems Observed In Person
in CI-2009 EAp1: Fundamental Commissioning of Building Energy Systems
75 Sarah Corbitt
LS3P Associates LTD
Thu, Oct 27, 2016
2016-10-27 16:51 United States
Regularly Occupied Spaces
in CS 2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and Views—Daylight
144 Muzammal Abbas LEED AP (BD+C)
MEP Engineer
Pakistan Green Building Council
Thu, Oct 27, 2016
2016-10-27 14:42 Pakistan
Exterior Metal Halides
in Healthcare-v4: PBT source reduction - mercury
2 Dianne Herrin
Vice President
Practical Energy Solutions
Thu, Oct 27, 2016
2016-10-27 13:37 United States
Included wooded area in LEED boundary?
in NC 2009 SSc5.1: Site Development—Protect or Restore Habitat
295 Erica Downs
Sustainability & LEED Consultant
Wed, Oct 26, 2016
2016-10-26 20:55 United States
Requirement 7 - Windows in the Stairs
in Pilot Credit 78: Design for active occupants
141 Douglas Flandro
Designer
Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc.
Wed, Oct 26, 2016
2016-10-26 18:03 United States
Community Choice Aggregation (CCA)
in CS 2009 EAc6: Green Power
93 Megan White
Sr. Sustainability Consultant
Integral Group
Wed, Oct 26, 2016
2016-10-26 12:52 United States
n/a
in NC-v4: Thermal comfort
25 Anaïs P
Wed, Oct 26, 2016
2016-10-26 11:18 France
Existing parking lot, new LEED space
in CI 2009 SSc3.3: Alternative Transportation—Parking Availability
137 Susan Reid
Architect
Interwork Architects
Tue, Oct 25, 2016
2016-10-25 15:33 United States
SSc2 - Can on-campus uses apply towards "basic services"?
in NC 2009 SSc2: Development Density and Community Connectivity
298 Jordan Petersen
Landscape Architect
ColeJenest & Stone
Tue, Oct 25, 2016
2016-10-25 13:01 United States
Chilled water flow and pipe sizes
in CI 2009 EAc1.3: Optimize Energy Performance—HVAC
460 Jayakumar Pamuri
Tue, Oct 25, 2016
2016-10-25 01:34 Oman

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