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Pool in open space

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Carla Rincon on Sep 29, 2020, 4:21 pm

Hello LEED user community, 

My question is: can I count the area of a pool as part of my open space % ? The pool is in a terrace that is accesible to the building users, and has a garden...

Future development

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Mike Fortier on Aug 25, 2016, 6:07 pm

Michelle Rosenberger Partner ArchEcology LEEDuser Premium Member 453 thumbs up July 14, 2017- 3:20 pm Hi Mike, I am wondering about this also and agreeing it appears to be removed. Since it doesn't appear you got a response from this forum, what did you decide to do? Have you submitted? And how did it work out? Log in or register to post comments Michelle Bombeck Project Associate O'Brien360 LEEDuser Premium Member 19 thumbs up June 18, 2018- 8:48 pm Mike, Michelle- any update on this question? Log in or register to post comments Erin Holdenried Sustainable Design Manager AECOM LEEDuser...

Last reply: Michelle Rosenberger, Sep 21, 2020, 1:00 pm

Future Deveopment Affecting Open Space

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Hashir Usman on Sep 1, 2020, 9:19 am

Greetings everybody,

We have a campus project. There are different phases of construction in the same campus boundary. We are working on the current phase lets say Phase A, and it has...

Overhead Vegetated Canopy

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Dustin Eggink on Sep 13, 2018, 11:38 am

We have a campus site site with areas, outside of construction limits, that contain many mature shade trees with turf grass underneath. The credit requirements on Page 177 state that a minimum of...

Last reply: Paul Bierman-Lytle, Jun 10, 2020, 9:18 am

LEED turf

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by chloe lamontagne-girard on Jan 8, 2018, 11:28 am

Does LEED turf count as vegetation in the 25 % minimum vegetation of outdoor space?

Last reply: emily reese moody, Apr 14, 2020, 12:13 pm

Gravel, Ice-Plants

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Michael Tsang on Feb 12, 2020, 4:48 am

Hello LEEDuser Community!

I have two questions related to calculating the 25% Vegetated Space for the Sustainable Sites Credit in LEED v4.0:

(1) If we are landscaping using a...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 12, 2020, 8:26 pm

Open space 30% requirement at Ground Level only?

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Mar 3, 2017, 12:28 pm

Can you include open spaces at roof level (Green roof, accessible by all) as part of the 30% requirement, or does the entire 30% need to come from open space at ground level only? Thank you for...

Last reply: RYAN BEN SABILALA, Jan 23, 2020, 1:09 am

Dog parks- SS2- Restore Habitat; and SS3 Open Space/Vegetated Area

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Paul Bierman-Lytle on Dec 24, 2019, 10:28 am

SS c2: Site Development- Protect or Restore Habitat:  does a Dog Park area comply if vegetated with native or adaptive species?

SS c3: Open Space - does a Dog Park qualify as Open Space;...

Credit Form- 25% vegetated requirement (Form has Error)

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Amarpreet Sethi on Feb 22, 2019, 7:21 pm

The LEED User Guide clearly states in Equation 2. Vegetated space >= 25% x Required Open Space, that the calculation uses required open space as against the proposed design available open...

Last reply: Daniel Brum, Dec 18, 2019, 4:35 pm

LEED Campus- Large Site Area

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Anastasia Huggins on Feb 14, 2019, 12:33 pm

We are looking at submitting this for a LEED Campus submittal but have some questions about the calculations. We have an existing 10 million SF campus, 92% of which is "open space" (so well above...

Last reply: Daniel Brum, Dec 18, 2019, 4:27 pm