Can I earn a pilot credit for something I’ve done in an existing LEED credit?
Usually, yes. In some cases USGBC pilots a credit that is similar to an existing LEED credit. For example, some pilot credits are revised LEED v2009 credits that are being tested before being used in LEED v4. Projects using these pilot credits give valuable feedback about the differences between the two versions. In these cases, a project team may use the existing credit and the pilot credit. However, pilot credits are only available to certain rating systems. If the pilot credit you’re looking at does not have your rating system listed as applicable, you cannot pursue the pilot credit.
- How do I earn a pilot credit?
- Can I earn a pilot credit if I tried to achieve the credit requirements, but failed?
- Who can propose a pilot credit?
- How are new pilot credit proposals evaluated?
- What happens after you register for a pilot credit?
- Does USGBC determine whether or not the pilot credits are applicable to your project?
- What happens if a project team registers for a pilot credit and later decides not to pursue the credit?
- Are the points available for pilot credits the same points as the Innovation in Design points?
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