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NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Jorge Lopez de Obeso on Oct 10, 2016, 1:59 pm

Hi, in order to getting to know the new V4 we are taking a look at each credit and start to getting familiar with them.
The leed reference guide doesn't use the same project in both...

Last reply: Karin Miller, May 31, 2017, 10:38 am

Planters

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Justin Halse on Nov 18, 2016, 2:22 pm

We are working on a project for a college campus in LEED V4. We have planters on the project that we will use and I was wondering where LEED sits on that. Looking through the reference guide it...

Last reply: Kimberly Schlaepfer, Jan 18, 2017, 11:11 am

Does gravel count?

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Harvard University Green Building Services on Nov 29, 2016, 4:57 pm

Does gravel count as vegetated open space where there are bushes and other plantings in the gravel area?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 17, 2017, 2:43 pm

Planters

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Justin Halse on Nov 18, 2016, 1:33 pm

Under LEED v4, do planters count as vegetated space? We are working on a project for a university and we are putting in planters. We can make it work to get this credit, but the planters would...

Open Space: Fence

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Sophie Brauer on Apr 19, 2016, 8:42 am

Hello,
I'm trying to assess how much of our project site qualifies as open space. A large percentage of the site is extensively maintained grass and woodland planting, however there is a...

Last reply: Trista Little, May 2, 2016, 11:49 am

Overhead Vegetation

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Katherine Bachman on Mar 11, 2015, 2:38 pm

I am looking for clarification on what is considered to be 'overhead vegetation.' Per the LEED v4 Reference Guide, "a minimum of 25% of outdoor space must be vegetated or have overhead vegetated...

Last reply: Karin Miller, Mar 26, 2015, 12:01 pm

Open Space vs. Vegetative Space

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Lorne Mlotek on Jun 17, 2014, 5:42 pm

I just want to clarify what the difference is between Outdoor Space and Vegetative Space.

In this credit we are looking at 30% of total site = Outdoor Space
25% of which (IE. 7.5% of...

Last reply: Theresa Backhus, Jun 18, 2014, 10:44 am