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100% Greenfield Site

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Sofia Barahona on Jan 9, 2020, 11:30 am

If we are designing a project on a 100%...

Last reply: Marc Mondor, Sep 2, 2020, 7:01 pm

Soil testing to document restoration

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Beth Johannessen on Aug 18, 2020, 10:46 am

Is a soil test needed both before and AFTER construction to show that soil has been restored? We are tyring to understand how to document the restoration of the soil. We completed soil tests...

"Pilot-Credits SSpc83: Offsite Financial Support for Habitat Protection"

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Yoyo Shek on Mar 14, 2019, 6:30 am

Trista Little Project Director WSP USA LEEDuser Expert 379 thumbs up April 11, 2019- 8:44 pm Hi Yoyo, yes you can replace the normal SSc2 Site Development credit with Pilot Credit 83. This webpage:  https://www.usgbc.org/node/5052535?return=/pilotcredits/New-Construction/v4  confirms PC83 is applicable for BDC v4 projects. And there's no distance requirement for the pilot credit, but as you point out, you have to donate to NFWF or FAS. Remember to also register for the Pilot Credit and complete all the requirements (e.g. the feedback survey and participate in the LEEDuser credit forum for PC83 at  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/credit/Pilot-Credits/SSpc83). Log...

Last reply: silvia melis, Aug 6, 2020, 4:44 am

Greenfield VS Previously developed site

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Shlomi Bal on Jul 8, 2020, 2:25 am

Hi,

We have a project in Ghana, which is located on a huge site, which is mainly untouched green area, and there is no previous construction on site. 

On the other hand, some part...

monoculture farmland has no biodiversity

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Martha Norbeck on Jun 27, 2017, 3:43 pm

Monoculture cropland is not green space. Biodiversity is actively squashed.

The intent of this credit is to: "to conserve existing natural areas and restore damaged areas to provide...

Last reply: Martha Norbeck, Jun 1, 2020, 1:50 pm

Land Trust Alliance Alternative

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Lauren Baumann on Feb 18, 2020, 3:09 pm

The project is on a campus that contains a large bird sanctuary that is managed by the Owner, which is open to the public for passive recreation.  This wildlife sanctuary is not part of the Land...

Credit Requirement Clarification

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Michael Bidate on Oct 23, 2019, 8:27 am

Hi, I have a question about the requirement, if for example, all the land of my project has already been touched by construction activity, then is my project no longer qualified to claim this...

Last reply: Victoria Rios Esteve, Feb 7, 2020, 1:38 pm

Use of Existing Soils

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Sep 6, 2019, 6:17 am

Dear All,

We are certifying a new development that is using existing soils to rearrange exterior green areas. The existing soils were removed from site, properly stored, and...

Last reply: Ricardo Sá, Nov 14, 2019, 5:02 am

100% greenfield site

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Neetika Parmar on Apr 15, 2019, 6:50 am

Hi our project is a complete...

Last reply: Amr Elkranfely, Aug 1, 2019, 10:03 am

option 2- Is Land donation acceptable as alternate?

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Navisa Jain on Nov 9, 2018, 2:25 pm

Hi,

Does land donated to a national entity for conservation qualify instead of financial support? 

Last reply: Trista Little, Jul 28, 2019, 9:31 pm