Entry Type ID Date Applicable Rating System Primary Credit Inquiry (LIs) Ruling (LIs) Related Addenda/LIs Related Resources Campus Applicable Internationally Applicable Country Applicability Reference Guide (Addenda) Page (Addenda) Location (Addenda) Description of Change (Addenda) "LEED Interpretation" "10339" "2014-01-01" "Homes" "EPA has created special regional Builder Option Packages (e.g., Hawaii, Pacific Northwest). Can projects in these regions satisfy EA 1 by meeting the requirements in the appropriate regional BOP?" "The regional BOP satisfies EA p 1.1, however projects must still either follow the EA performance path or prescriptive path. If taking the prescriptive path, all prerequisites must be met. " "None" "None" "X" "LEED Interpretation" "10338" "2014-01-01" "Homes, Mid-rise" "Can 4- or 5-story multi-family buildings use the low-rise Rating System and the HERS Index for EA 1?" "Projects should follow the LEED Rating System Selection Guidance. 4 and 5-story projects that meet all of the following criteria, may use either LEED for Homes or LEED for Homes Mid-Rise: (1) the project is 5 stories or fewer; (2) the project has individual heating, cooling and water heating for each unit; and (3) at least 80% of the conditioned floor area is in-unit residential space.\n\n Green Raters are advised to disallow these projects from using the low-rise Rating System if they believe that the project has certain qualities (e.g. large common space loads, high ceilings and large stack effect) that are poorly reflected in the HERS Index and associated modeling tools. \n\n" "None" "None" "X"