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Urban agriculture in high density, zero lot line project.

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Nadia Ayala on Aug 31, 2014, 2:06 pm

Hi everyone,
I have a project in Mexico where we are trying to create a rooftop food garden. I found this...

Last reply: April Brown, Dec 8, 2014, 1:27 pm

Transplanting trees as a means to save them

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Sara Greenwood on Sep 4, 2014, 1:11 pm

Hello,
Unfortunately, the trees on this site will need to be removed for the building but the owner would like to donate the trees to a nursery rather than a woodchip mill. Can this be...

Last reply: April Brown, Dec 8, 2014, 1:24 pm

Expansion areas

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Oct 14, 2014, 5:40 pm

Our LEED Project Boundary includes a future expansion area. This area has grown native species naturally. Can this vegetated area be counted towards this credit?

Last reply: April Brown, Dec 8, 2014, 1:15 pm

Atrium Plants

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Melissa Wrolstad on Sep 10, 2014, 9:30 am

Hello,

Our client is planning a large interior atrium in their building located on a zero-lot-line site. There is no green roof planned given project constraints. The atrium will contain...

Last reply: April Brown, Dec 8, 2014, 1:13 pm

what is the exact definition of footprint

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by ebru unver on Sep 10, 2014, 8:16 am

hi everyone,
we re working on a project in Turkey İstanbul in which we will be applying for this credit. But we re having a hard time on deciding what the building footprint is. we have...

Last reply: Daniel Hartsig, Oct 1, 2014, 3:56 pm

agricultural site, previously graded?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Mónika Egyed on Sep 9, 2014, 4:07 am

Hi, the project of ours has a site with current agricultural use, there is only 1-2% of the site with native vegetation. In this case, can we use Option 2 - previously developed or graded? I...

Last reply: Daniel Hartsig, Oct 1, 2014, 3:42 pm

Fruits & Vegetables?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Nelina Loiselle on Aug 10, 2010, 12:12 pm

Im working on a project and we are counting our green roof/roof garden towards this credit. All the plantings on the roof are native/adaptive/hight drought tolerante except the few vegetables and...

Last reply: Nadia Ayala, Aug 31, 2014, 2:05 pm

Disturbance Limits and LEED Boundary

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Jennifer Rennick on Aug 5, 2014, 4:42 pm

I am documenting a Winery that is being built on a Greenfield. We have set the limits of construction of the project in accordance with the LEED requirements. What I am inquiring is if the limits...

Last reply: Rustem Saitov, Aug 6, 2014, 2:29 am

Required Vegetated Area

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by CT G on Aug 4, 2014, 2:17 pm

Hello,

We have a project with the following site constraints:
The LEED Project Boundary includes 2 new buildings: an office tower, and a small bank building. The office tower is part...

Coastal Coral Reef

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Donald Green on Jul 24, 2014, 2:53 pm

We have an international client with a large campus along a coast line that is forming a landbank to protect existing mangrove areas. Per previous strings it would seem that water plantings (...

Last reply: Donald Green, Jul 25, 2014, 6:44 am