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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

How to measure the vegetated area?

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Summer on Sep 10, 2019, 1:27 am

I'm confused of how the vegetation/plants will be measured. If you have an open and vegetated space compliant to the requirement, and your vegetated space is composed of grass/lawn, planters,...

Last reply: Summer, Sep 14, 2019, 9:26 am

What could be considered as "physically accesible"?

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posted by Pablo Muñoz on Sep 12, 2019, 10:59 am

Could we consider physically accesible a roof open to all tenants but without an elevator (the only way to get there is through the stairs)?

Can an outdoor mall entrance courtyard count towards the 30% open space requirement?

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posted by B. Guzman on Aug 29, 2019, 5:20 pm

Can an outdoor mall entrance courtyard count towards the 30% open space requirement, providing 25% of vegetated areas using planters and accomodating benches for outdoor social activities?

Is there a campus compliance path for this credit?

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posted by Ashley Hu on Jul 20, 2018, 7:05 pm

Hello there,

I have a student residence project within a university campus. Both the building and the campus are owned by the same entity. My project may not have enough room to provide...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 12, 2019, 11:02 am

Off-site still available?

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posted by Abigail Chan on Jun 19, 2019, 4:36 pm

In previous versions of LEED, it seems as if the open space credit allowed for project developers to improve/restore off-site areas to achieve this credit (with 2 square feet offsite = 1 square...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 9, 2019, 10:19 pm

Open space

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posted by Neetika Parmar on Jun 20, 2019, 7:02 am

Hi 

If our project is providing vegetated open space which would be accessible to all building users, do we comply ?  Is it mandatory to provide infrastructure such as benches etc to...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Jun 25, 2019, 10:02 am

Will "no-mow" lawn or "low grow seeded"lawn count for vegetated area?

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posted by Qian P on Mar 19, 2018, 12:51 pm

I am not sure if "no-mow lawn" or "low grow seeded"lawn counted for vegetated area. They are not turf grass, which need lots of water and high maintenance. 

This Low grow seed mix...

Last reply: Sara Greenwood, Jun 21, 2019, 4:56 pm

Process Crop in Open Space Calculations

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posted by Candice Rogers on May 6, 2019, 10:38 am

Good morning -

I have a 6 acre site of which 1 acre is a hemp crop.  The crop is intended to be educational and research centered.  It will have walking paths to it.  That said, it does...

Outdoor Space

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posted by Daniela Carrillo Lopez on Feb 21, 2019, 3:28 pm

Would a picnic area with tables and chairs fulfill "a pedestrian-oriented paving or turf area with physical site elements that accommodate outdoor social activities"?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 21, 2019, 4:58 pm