Log in
Forum » NC-v4 SSc2
Topic

Calculating landscaping

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Tracy Jordre on May 24, 2019, 12:17 pm

My question is related to both the Protect or Restore Habitat and Open Space credits.  In the past I have included the total area of any landscaping bed, not just the area of each plant...

Last reply: David Posada, May 29, 2019, 8:04 pm

existing trees to remain, but not greenfield

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by emily reese moody on Oct 15, 2018, 3:45 pm

Our project is building adjacent to an existing building, and will connect to it via a pedestrian bridge. Between the two buildings are several existing, older trees that are required to remain....

Last reply: Tracy Jordre, May 24, 2019, 11:05 am

Soil restoration and testing

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Lyle Axelarris on Jun 27, 2016, 8:07 pm

I'd like to hear from project teams who have successfully pursued this credit. Is the soil testing actually required or is it a means to an end? The reference guide uses the word "can" a lot...

Last reply: Martha Norbeck, Apr 10, 2019, 2:32 pm

SSc2 Soil testing for existing soils only?

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Sue Bryant on Dec 20, 2017, 2:30 pm

Samples to be tested must be taken from soils that are disturbed and will be revegetated. Restored soil must meet existing soil attributes. Documentation for this credit according to the...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Mar 19, 2019, 4:59 pm

Land with agricultural use considered previously disturbed

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 13, 2018, 11:33 am

Dear All,

we are evaluating the LEED certification potential of a new building in Portugal (using the rating system LEED BD+C: New Construction and Major Renovation), located in a site...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Nov 20, 2018, 3:29 pm

Open-space activation withtin protected greenfield

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 16, 2018, 6:28 am

Tristan Roberts Technical Director The Laurentia Project, HPDC LEEDuser Expert 11432 thumbs up November 16, 2018- 6:49 am As I posted in the other forum, see the last bullet point in the credit language. I think it's addressed there. Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 16, 2018, 6:49 am

Refers to Total site Area or Leed Boudary Area

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Konstantina Kalliakoudi on Nov 13, 2018, 6:13 am

1) As I read the requirements for the credit " Protect or restore habitat" I understand that the requirement of preservation of 40% of the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 13, 2018, 10:47 am

Certifying a new airport terminal using LEED- exclude the runways?

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Aug 6, 2018, 5:28 am

Dear All,

One of our clients is considering the possibility of certifying a new airport terminal using LEED and asked us to perform a preliminary evaluation of the potential LEED score....

Last reply: Konstantina Kalliakoudi, Nov 12, 2018, 8:42 am

LEED BD+C v4: SSc2- Greenfield vs previously disturbed

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Nov 6, 2018, 11:05 am

Hi,

We are evaluating the LEED certification potential of a new winery that will be built in Portugal (using the rating system LEED BD+C: New Construction and Major Renovation)....

Greenfield

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Karl Heitman on Sep 19, 2018, 11:26 am

Our 18 acre project site includes non-build-able waterfront with water detention. The majority of the site was previously developed but they are all torn down and cleared many years ago.  How do...