LEED addenda update: April 2017 | U.S. Green Building Council
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View our quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda for April 2017.

The April 2017 quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda is now available.

To view the changes:

Interpretations

No new interpretations were published this quarter.

Existing LEED Interpretation 10457: EQ Credit Daylight was updated to include a definition for Automated Dynamic Façade System.

Corrections

The LEED v4 for Building Design and Construction and LEED v4 for Building Operations and Maintenance reference guides were updated to clarify guidance for group and campus projects.

The LEED v4 for Building Design and Construction and LEED v4 for Interior Design and Construction reference guides were updated to clarify guidance for European projects using Materials and Resources credit Building Product Disclosure and Optimization—Material Ingredients.

To see all corrections, download the reference guide tables.

Pilot credit updates

The following pilot credit was added to the Pilot Credit Library this quarter:

WEpc115—Whole Project Water Use Reduction is an alternative compliance path for LEED v4 for Building Design and Construction projects. It allows you to quantify water use with whole-building water balance modeling, similar to the compliance path for whole-building energy modeling.

Form and calculator updates

Updates to the web-based reference guide

A new interactive module, “Whole Building LCA in Practice: Part 2,” has been added to the LEED v4 BD+C web-based reference guide under MR Credit Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction, Option 4.

Haven’t seen the new guides? View the sample credits in the LEED credit library.

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View this month's selection of three courses to grow your LEED, green building and sustainability knowledge.

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