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Soil testing

EBOM-v4 SSc5: Site management
posted by Kath Williams on Nov 25, 2019, 4:23 pm

 This credit states that soil testing is required but the whole purpose is to determine appropriate fertilizer use. This client has never and will never use soil additives or fertilizer. The...

Last reply: David Posada, Dec 2, 2019, 4:53 pm


EBOM-v4 SSc5: Site management
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on Jun 5, 2017, 3:29 pm

There are contradictory studies related to the use of glisofat as a herbicide. Would spraying with a mixture containing 30% glifosat be an aceptable practice?

Last reply: Trista Little, Jun 6, 2017, 11:22 am

Zero lot line

EBOM-v4 SSc5: Site management
posted by Lawrence Lile on Mar 15, 2017, 9:43 am

Can a zero lot line building achieve this credit?

Last reply: Trista Little, Mar 15, 2017, 5:36 pm

Monitoring and Inspection of Irrigation System

EBOM-v4 SSc5: Site management
posted by RYAN BEN SABILALA on Feb 28, 2017, 2:14 pm

For SS Credit Site Management, the performance requirement says: "Monitor irrigation systems manually or with automated systems AT LEAST EVERY TWO WEEKS during the operating season and correct...

Last reply: Kimberly Schlaepfer, Mar 2, 2017, 6:32 pm

Approved Deicers

EBOM-v4 SSc5: Site management
posted by Stephanie Donovan on Oct 14, 2016, 3:38 pm

Hi Sam,

I've been looking at deicers appropriate for this credit. After some chemicals were removed from the environmentally friendly list in the reference guide via the July addenda, I...

Last reply: Samantha Longshore, Jan 19, 2017, 4:07 pm

Option 1: Limited Turf Area

EBOM-v4 SSc5: Site management
posted by Stephanie Donovan on Sep 9, 2016, 7:07 pm

Hello - the site I'm looking at already has under 25% turf area. In fact it has no turf, only vegetation. According to a different credit (Site Improvement Plan) there is a 5% min vegetation...

Last reply: Stephanie Donovan, Sep 14, 2016, 12:23 pm

Required Documentation: All Projects for Site Management credit

EBOM-v4 SSc5: Site management
posted by JOHN COOK on Jul 21, 2016, 6:12 pm

Is there an example of an acceptable "air quality protection log" that USGBC is looking for in this credit?

Last reply: Samantha Longshore, Jul 27, 2016, 6:06 pm

What are the baseline conditions?

EBOM-v4 SSc5: Site management
posted by Zachary Hayes on Jun 16, 2016, 4:05 pm

This says we have to reduce from the baseline, which I assume is our initial reported use. However, if this is the case how can there be any reduction? Is it suppose to read something along the...

Last reply: Samantha Longshore, Jun 17, 2016, 10:09 am

Option 3: Determining HC and NOx emissions

EBOM-v4 SSc5: Site management
posted by Michelle Raigosa on Feb 27, 2015, 10:34 am

Although an Equipment Emissions Reduction Calculator is provided, how do we address maintenance vehicles used on site? The calculator only accounts for equipment but wouldn't a pressure washer...

Last reply: Michelle Raigosa, Feb 27, 2015, 11:30 am