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Best /easiest/fastest way to measure density?

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Deborah Stadler on Feb 18, 2019, 5:06 pm

Emily Purcell Green Building Specialist, Solomon Cordwell Buenz LEEDuser Basic Member 63 thumbs up February 18, 2019- 5:46 pm Hi Deborah, there was a good thread about this on the NC credit forum:  https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/option-1-documentation-0 I've had the most luck downloading property data sets and using ArcGIS to do the calculations...but I'm lucky that my firm has an ArcGIS license and we mostly work in big cities with good data sets. Even then I can usually make the software give me a total land area in the radius calc quickly but I still have to do a decent amount of manually going back and forth with tax databases. ...

Last reply: Katie Herber, Feb 25, 2019, 11:43 am

1/4 mile radious from building boundary

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by ERM Korea on Jan 31, 2018, 7:31 pm

Hello! I would like to ask about the 1/4 mile radius from building boundary. I have already read the article on FAQ and the one which Emily wrote, but I have a small confusion on it.

When...

Last reply: Alara Matsyk, Dec 7, 2018, 1:39 pm

radius used for density calculations

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by emily reese moody on Apr 26, 2017, 2:50 pm

Hi all,

I had some confusion when I started documenting this credit for two different projects, so I reached out to LEEDCoach for some guidance in how to draw the boundary. In v3, we were...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Nov 10, 2018, 10:15 pm

Diverse uses- Shops in a shopping mall as tenants

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Megumi Horii on Jul 12, 2018, 9:38 pm

Can shops in a shopping mall as tenants be counted seperately or as "several shops in 1 shopping mall = 1 shop"? I am asking this question because it may be linked to the credit language "A use...

Last reply: Megumi Horii, Jul 16, 2018, 8:48 pm

FAR Calculation

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Gabriela Mena on May 9, 2018, 5:34 pm

Hi, 

We are calculating the surrounding...

Last reply: Gabriela Mena , May 15, 2018, 5:57 pm

Properties Partially within 1/4 mile Radius

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Bonnie Peters on Dec 29, 2017, 9:55 am

the 1/4 mile radius.. I've scoured the forums, credit language, and FAQs... it doesn't appear this issue has been directly covered, so if this was my credit I would definitely go for it....as...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jan 3, 2018, 6:10 pm

Inclusion of total building in density calculation

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Deborah Stadler on Dec 19, 2017, 4:26 pm

radius.. I've scoured the forums, credit language, and FAQs... it doesn't appear this issue has been directly covered, so if this was my credit I would definitely go for it....as for the main...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Dec 19, 2017, 7:11 pm

Point combination of Option 1 and Option 2

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Deborah Stadler on Dec 12, 2017, 4:01 pm

"USGBC only allows the full point value of the credit to be earned if both Option 1 and Option 2 are met."

Does this mean that if you attempt points under both options that you can only...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Dec 12, 2017, 4:26 pm

Calculating the surrounding density

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Yee Ting Wong on Nov 22, 2017, 11:14 pm

For the requirement of combined...

Dining hall on college campus

CI-v4 LTc2: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Laura Charlier on Sep 11, 2017, 2:30 pm

Is a dining hall on a college campus considered one of the five categories? How does being a public dining hall impact credit compliance (compared to private dining hall i.e. only for...