Energy Credit Appeal Fee Update and Free Resources for Project Teams

Effective September 16, 2011, GBCI has increased the appeal fee for specific energy credits to $800. Additional technical guidance and training resources on these credits is available to registered project teams free of charge*, including:

  • The Energy Modeling for LEED Technical Manual
  • A three-part webinar detailing strategies for successful achievement of EA Credit 1 that will help professionals implement energy load reduction strategies and capture higher point totals on new construction projects

The fee increase impacts the following credits exclusively. The fee increase will help cover costs to review these complex credits. Appeal fees for all other credits and CIRs will not change.

LEED Online v2

Rating system

Version

Affected credits

NC 2.2 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EQp1
NC 2.1 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EQp1
CS 2.0 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EQp1
Schools 2007 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EQp1
CI 2.0 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1.3 (A&B), EQp1
EB 2.0 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EQp1
EB: O&M 2008 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EAc2.1, EAc2.2, EAc2.3, EQp1

LEED Online v3

Rating system

Version

Affected credits

NC 2009 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EQp1
NC-Retail 2009 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EQp1
CS 2009 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EQp1
Schools 2009 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EQp1
CI 2009 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1.3, EQp1
CI-Retail 2009 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1.3, EQp1
EB: O&M 2009 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EAc2.1, EAc2.2, EAc2.3, EQp1
Healthcare 2009 EAp1, EAp2, EAc1, EQp1

*When accessed through the “credit resources” section of LEED Online

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