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#### Open Space and Turf Grass

##### NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
###### posted by Vaneeza Javed on Feb 12, 2024, 2:01 am

What does leed implies when it mentions Turf grass and why Turf grass does not count as vegetated area?

#### Turf Grass

##### NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
###### posted by Vaneeza Javed on Feb 12, 2024, 2:07 am

Is Normal grass consider in Turf Grass or not?

#### Green walls

##### NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
###### posted by Santiago Avila on Mar 11, 2024, 10:44 am

Hello everybody,

I would like to confirm if green walls counts as green area for open spaces, clarly without any artificial/fake plants.

#### Calculation of Vegetated Area

##### NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
###### posted by Osman Faroq on Jun 21, 2023, 1:35 am

Dear LEED Users,

Please help me in calculation of the vegetated area for open space. Can I consider the spread of the plant species for the calculation of coverage area? I assume the...

#### 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...

#### Could cycle paths count as open space?

##### NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
###### posted by Rachael McGinley on May 16, 2021, 2:02 pm

Hi,
I'm working on a suburban project that is part of a campus. Inside the site boundary is a new road and segregated cycle paths, with planting either side. Could the area of cycle path/...

#### Future open space preservation- Campus project

##### NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
###### posted by Andy Rhoades on Jan 17, 2023, 1:46 pmUnited States

My question is regarding a multi-phased campus project. Are we able to count future planned open space towards the credit threshold, and if so, what documentation would this require (i.e. plans,...

#### Open Space and Vegetated space calculation

##### NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
###### posted by Kavita Karmarkar on Jun 12, 2018, 12:12 pmUnited States

Hi all,

If I have 100 acres of site area, I need 30 acres (30% of 100 acres) open space and out of that, 25% of 30 acres  which is 7.5 acres must be vegetated open space. Provided that the...

#### LEED Online Open Space Form

##### NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
###### posted by Azra on Jun 28, 2023, 6:16 am

Dear all,

I noticed something peculiar in my last project.
When I entered the values of open space area and vegetated open spaces area, it gave me as result higher value than...

#### Open space- overhead vegetable canopy

##### NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
###### posted by Agnieszka Świetlik on May 19, 2023, 4:24 amPoland

Hi,

Could you please help me to understand what "overhead vegetable canopy" means?

Is it the area under the green tunel with ivy or simillar plants?

Or maybe a pavement under...