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How to calculate area of edible nut- and fruit-bearing plants?

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Noriko Nagazumi on Apr 8, 2015, 1:48 am

Is there any guidance on how to calculate the area of edible nut and fruit bearing trees? I assume we could calculate the area based on the position of the tree trunks or the tree crown. Also,...

Last reply: Chloe Bendistis, Jun 18, 2019, 1:52 pm

Location Limitations

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Kath Williams on Mar 27, 2018, 5:10 pm

LEED for Schools O&M v4 project.  This small rural school borders Yellowstone National Park. Existing single building serving k-12.  School already has greenhouse attached that is used for...

% of Herbs required

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jan 15, 2018, 9:24 am

Hello, we want to pursue this credit, but we have a doubt. Under all project description says "Herbs used for food preparation shall not exceed 25% of the area requirement. All projects shall...

Last reply: Kristi Ennis, Jan 15, 2018, 10:35 am

Nutrients for Plants

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by LEED Team DC on Dec 6, 2016, 11:07 am

We are exploring this pilot credit for a back of house hotel building and would like to use hydroponics. However, we have initial concern about additional nutrients that may be needed in the...

Medicinal plants

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Kristi Ennis on Jun 22, 2016, 4:06 pm

Our project has incorporated over 1000 square feet of garden area for medicinal plants, and will use them to teach visitors about their use. Has anyone ever incorporated area for medicinal plants...

Local food production

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Lourdes Salinas on Jun 15, 2016, 7:48 pm

What is the best option of water irrigation systems for a small on site food production?

Onsite honey production

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Elodie DUMAS on May 13, 2016, 3:42 am

Hello ,

We attempted to submit onsite honey production as innovation. The reviewer oriented us to that credit. As anyone as managed to get onsite honey production recognized as an...

Area requirements

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Noriko Nagazumi on Apr 8, 2015, 3:19 am

The requirements on the credit (BD+C) on the top of the page show:

1. At least 10% of the site’s vegetated area
2. At least 1,500 square feet of hydroponic area
3. At least 50...

Last reply: Jessica Garcia, Oct 19, 2015, 6:24 pm

farmers

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Matthew VanSweden on Mar 5, 2015, 9:41 am

Out of curiosity, has anyone in pursuit of this credit or in its development talked to an actual farmer [or grower]?

Last reply: Kimberlee Dobbins, Mar 31, 2015, 3:54 pm

Hydroponic based on FTE counts and IPM questions

Pilot-Credits SSpc82: Local food production
posted by Heather DeGrella on Mar 13, 2014, 2:20 pm

I have two separate questions:
1. If we have a hydroponic green house, can we size it based on...

Last reply: Batya Metalitz, Feb 23, 2015, 10:25 am