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LEED Canada NC and CS 2009 Letter Templates version G (xls) - support the required declarations for each of the prerequisites and credits under LEED Canada NC 2009 and LEED Canada CS 2009. Updated to resolve error with Innovative Wastewater Technologies, as well as other improvements. All projects registered after October 1st, 2016 are required to use this version; projects registered earlier are encouraged to use the latest version as well.
Portland Cement Reduction Calculator (xls) - provided in support of Materials and Resources credit 4 (Recycled Content). Version 2, July 2012. This document is not limited to CaGBC members. A Technical Bulletin explaining the proper use of the calculator may be found on the website of the Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario.
CaGBC Durable Building Tables (xls) - provided in support of Regional Priority credit 1 (Durable Building).
LEED Canada NC and CS 2009 Project Checklist (xls) - helps project teams track their credits against requirements for certification.
LEED Canada 2009 Supplementary Energy Modelling Guidelines (pdf) - supplements and/or clarifies the energy modelling guidance provided for LEED Canada for New Construction and Major Renovations 2009 and LEED Canada for Core and Shell Development 2009 EA Prerequisite 2 and EA Credit 1, Option 1 – Whole Building Energy Simulation. Updated December 16, 2014
LEED Canada 2009 Interpretation Guide for District Energy Systems (pdf) – all projects registered on or after April 1st, 2012 must use this guidance document. LEED Canada NC/CS 2009 projects registered prior to this date may use either this new guidance or the Interpretation Guide for District Energy Systems (March 2008), published as part of the Application Guide for Campuses
and Multiple Buildings. It is recommended that such projects adopt the new interpretation guide as it provides much clearer guidance overall. LEED Canada-NC/CS 1.0 projects may opt to use this new guidance for EAp2 and EAc1 only, the March 2008 document must be used for all other prerequisites and credits.
Guidance for Non-Traditional Fuels in LEED Canada (pdf) – this document provides guidance for EAp2 and EAc1 for LEED
Canada projects that use Non-Traditional Fuels (NTFs) to provide
heating, cooling, and/or electricity to buildings. Only projects registered prior to July 1, 2015 may use this guidance
document. All projects registered on or after July 1, 2015 must follow
CIR 1235 - How should purchased renewable energy and purchased biofuels
be treated in the energy model.