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Can a project earn points under both options?

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Elizabeth Cagle on Dec 8, 2017, 8:34 am

I'm a newbie to LEED, and although this seems like a simple question, I haven't been able to find the answer with the resources I have available. For most credits, points can only be earned under...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Dec 8, 2017, 2:44 pm

Parks that are protected for a limited amount of time

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Ashley Hu on Jun 22, 2017, 4:39 pm

Hello everyone,

Would a park that is protected from development for 10 years be considered unbuildable land?

Thank you in advance!

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 9:08 am

Radius

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Sylvia Renes on Jul 18, 2017, 9:10 am

Hi,
How does a 1/4 mile radius around the project site from the project boundary looks like? To my interpretation a radius is the area within a given distance from a central point, thus...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jul 18, 2017, 1:51 pm

Residential on a university campus.

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Peter Doo on Feb 15, 2017, 11:53 am

How are student residence halls classified on a college campus? Since these buildings are not occupied throughout the year and the residents change from one year to the next, do we include them...

Last reply: Blake Jackson, Feb 17, 2017, 8:58 am

Diverse "publicly available" use

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Gina Rossi on Dec 14, 2016, 11:30 am

Working on a NC project on a private college campus and wondering how rigid USGBC is in defining "publicly available". As an example, the public can enter the library but cannot check out...

Last reply: Blake Jackson, Jan 23, 2017, 11:28 am

Nonresidential Density (FAR)

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Sarah Burnett on Nov 11, 2016, 2:10 pm

Hello!

Quick question about the Nonresidential Density (...

Last reply: Kimberly Schlaepfer, Nov 21, 2016, 2:32 pm

diverse uses

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by sepideh khodadadi on Nov 7, 2016, 1:45 pm

our project is a big shopping center with almost all the diverse uses (such as restaurant,bank,etc.)
can that help us get the credit without calculating the surrounding diverse uses?

Last reply: Kimberly Schlaepfer, Nov 21, 2016, 2:06 pm

Using v4 requirements on a v3 project

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Leilanie Bruce on Jan 11, 2016, 3:31 pm

Our project is hoping to use the v4 criteria (diverse uses) to meet the requirements for a v3 project. The article about substituting credits is not completely clarifying the threshold of the v4...

Last reply: Denise Bates, May 23, 2016, 10:12 am

Surrounding density and Diverse Uses

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Tim Bell on Sep 22, 2014, 7:11 am

I am currently working on a major project in South Africa that will provide diverse uses to the building occupants only as the site is fully enclosed for security reasons. The credit states that...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Mar 10, 2016, 10:48 am

Surrounding Density- Previously Developed Site

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Dana Waters on Jan 27, 2016, 4:14 pm

In the Required Documentation section of the Reference Guide, it states that a project must provide a "description of the previous development on the site." How does USGBC define the "site" in...

Last reply: Kimberly Schlaepfer, Feb 8, 2016, 6:53 pm