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Indoor plants planted in the ground

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Albert Sagrera on Apr 10, 2017, 12:10 pm

Good afternoon,
We are analyzing a building that in addition to having an outside green area and a green roof, will also have plants planted in the ground inside the building, without...

Last reply: April Brown, Apr 27, 2017, 1:50 pm

Off-site donated land- Organization recommendations?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Faun Carlson on Mar 20, 2017, 3:25 pm

Hello, does anyone have an organization they have worked with for the Option 2, off-site donated land option? A couple of organizations we have used in the past are no longer offering LEED credit...

Last reply: Amber Richane, Apr 18, 2017, 5:42 pm

Vegetation under solar panels

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Angelica Ospina Alvarado on Apr 11, 2017, 9:10 am

Hello,
We are working on a project which is going to have almost all of its roof covered by solar panels. However, is very important for the project owner to achieve also the protect or...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 11, 2017, 4:05 pm

Campus Credit- Landscape

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by SAMY Chamy on Mar 6, 2017, 4:37 am

Our Project is a Campus Project with 4 registered buildings for LEED. The ground cover landscape didn't not meet the SS C5.1 requirement. So we opted for Roof Garden on one of the buildings. We...

RE: SSc5.1: It looks like a greenfield site but may not be???

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Joe Manganelli on Nov 2, 2016, 2:38 pm

Hi All,

I am working on a 200 acre site that looks like...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 7, 2017, 5:52 pm

Included wooded area in LEED boundary?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Erica Downs on Oct 26, 2016, 8:55 pm

The project is on a college campus, and the site itself if previously developed. We intend to use a wooded area immediately adjacent to the building site, and the Owner intends to maintain this...

Last reply: Erica Downs, Nov 3, 2016, 5:11 pm

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NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Anastasia Makarenko on Mar 22, 2016, 10:07 am

Our project is an extension of existing project for manufactory. Existing site has building, parking for cars and bicycles, paving etc. It has also quite big territory that is covered with plants...

Last reply: Daniel Hartsig, Sep 27, 2016, 4:23 pm

Lawn acceptance

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Francis McNulty on Sep 27, 2016, 12:53 pm

Hi,

We have received comments on the lawn areas of our project which states “lawn is acceptable only if it a) is not a monoculture, b) does not require regular maintenance or mowing, and c...

Last reply: Michelle Reott, Sep 27, 2016, 2:08 pm

Definition of limited landscape opportunities

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Michelle Reott on May 4, 2016, 4:27 pm

I've checked the BD+C and O+M Reference Guides, the Addenda database, the v04 and v06 forms, and this forum to try and locate a definition for the "limited landscape opportunities" in relation to...

Last reply: Michelle Reott, Sep 14, 2016, 5:26 pm

Off-Site Restoration

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by spencer michael on Jun 17, 2016, 3:17 pm

Would off-site restoration count for this point? There is an earlier question regarding this on Jan 26, 2016 that hasn't been responded to yet.

Last reply: Michelle Reott, Jun 19, 2016, 9:51 am