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Applying both Case 1 and Case 2 to our site?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Shannon Terrell on Mar 25, 2011, 1:53 pm

We have a site that is partially a...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Mar 25, 2011, 5:44 pm

Whether water plant area is qualified for this credit?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Mike Liu on Dec 2, 2010, 3:19 am

According to the requirement of SSc5.1, restoring or protecting native or adapted vegetation is compellent. But it does not mention and require the growth location of vegetation. In our project,...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Mar 25, 2011, 5:34 pm

Brown Roof- promoting biodiversity

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Vivien Fairlamb on Feb 14, 2011, 1:54 pm

Can any advise as to whether a "brown roof" would be acceptable in the calculations of this point. It does promote local biodiversity though i realise it might cause issues with heta island...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Mar 11, 2011, 11:07 pm

Shall canopies attched to building include in building footprint

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Na Xing on Mar 2, 2011, 3:15 am

Hi, Could anyboday help me.
We are working on a factory project. There're more than 1000 square meters canopies attached to main building, designed for loading area.
Shall this area...

Last reply: David Posada, Mar 11, 2011, 12:43 pm

small green field in the midst of developed area?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Eric JS on Feb 7, 2011, 8:07 pm

Dear all,

Our site is a small narrow flat field full of grass with no previous human activity on it. However it is located in a developed industrial environment. It is located between two...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 7, 2011, 8:43 pm

Land Trust Compliance Path under Option 2

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Brooks Critchfield on Jan 19, 2011, 10:34 am

I have a rural project on a working farm. The development foot print (building, path to building, minor drive to/from) is quite insignificant relative to the total acreage. BUT the rest of the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 25, 2011, 2:39 pm

Contiguous Issue Revisited

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Elizabeth McPherson on Nov 16, 2010, 8:42 am

thumbs up January 13, 2011- 10:46 am Maura, if it's in your LEED boundary (which you and David discussed on the MPR forum), and it's hardscape, I'm not sure of what argument you would use...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jan 13, 2011, 10:46 am

LEED Boundary and Non-contiguos staging area

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Nina Bradstreet on Oct 6, 2010, 4:43 pm

I am working on a v3 NC project being built on a site with an abundance of native vegetation. As a result of the presence of all the vegetation we are trying to preserve, we have to move our...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 15, 2010, 11:07 pm

Total Site Area- LEED Boundary or Property Line?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Peter Wurst on Oct 14, 2010, 8:12 pm

We are renovating an existing building, providing a large footprint of new construction, and have designated the LEED boundary for our project to include all site that has been disturbed or...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 15, 2010, 10:57 pm

CASE 2 vegetated roof inclusion subject to earning SSc2?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Jean Marais on Aug 11, 2010, 4:24 am

p77 BD&C userguide 2009
CASE 2. Previously Developed Areas or Graded Sites
"Projects earning SS Credit 2: Development Density and Community
Connectivity may include...

Last reply: David Posada, Aug 11, 2010, 12:30 pm