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Establishing the LEED Project Boundary

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Robert Mulcahy on Jul 11, 2011, 3:28 pm

I’m trying to confirm the LEED Project Boundary. Normally, the LEED Project Boundary for a single building development would be the same as the site boundary. However, the construction of our...

Last reply: Manny Iglesia, Dec 19, 2011, 3:24 pm

Tennis Court use for meeting SSc5.2 Maximize Open Space

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by JOHN COOK on Jul 15, 2011, 11:41 am

Can we count count our Tennis courts - that are part of the project boundary towards our Space requirement in Case 2? The courts are hardscaped.

Last reply: Manny Iglesia, Dec 19, 2011, 3:17 pm

Permeable Paving- "vegetated open space"

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Lauren Sparandara on Mar 21, 2011, 3:50 pm

If our permeable paving has grass growing through it could that count as both hardscape for SSc7.1 and for vegetated open space in SSc5.2? We aren't achieving SSc2 so we cannot technically...

Last reply: Manny Iglesia, Dec 15, 2011, 2:17 pm

Definition of Site Area?

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Ellen Mitchell on Apr 11, 2011, 4:06 pm

This may be a dumb question, but I have a project that falls under Case 3 - provide vegetated open space equal to 20% of the project's site area. I can't find any credit language that says...

Last reply: Manny Iglesia, Dec 15, 2011, 2:08 pm

Reflecting Pool

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Rosana Correa on May 9, 2011, 2:08 pm

Hello everyone!

Will areas covered with reflecting pools count as open space areas?

Thanks!

Last reply: Manny Iglesia, Dec 15, 2011, 1:56 pm

Open Space Requirement

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Elliot Powers, LEED AP BD+C on Oct 27, 2011, 11:56 pm

Count me in with those frustrated with this credit language/ requirements. So I can be confident of our calcs, the local requirements call for vegetated open space to equal 25% of the total...

Last reply: Manny Iglesia, Dec 7, 2011, 1:32 pm

Dedicated Open Space separate from the project site

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Laurie Hammack on Oct 21, 2010, 12:42 pm

Our project is in a previously developed urban site and we do not have an opportunity on the project site to provide the percentage of open space required.

Our project is for a department...

Last reply: Renee Shirey, Dec 5, 2011, 10:58 am

Code defines Maximum Open Space

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Daniel Hartsig on Jun 3, 2011, 10:30 am

Hello Everyone-

I'm currently working on a project where the local code defines no minimum amount of open space. Instead, they define a maximum amount of open space (at 19% of site area...

Last reply: Elliot Powers, LEED AP BD+C, Nov 9, 2011, 7:26 pm

zoning requirement split 30% and 95%

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Edwin Wealend on Jun 8, 2011, 10:02 am

Hi we have a site whereby our LEED boundary includes two separately zoned areas and one is zoned for buildings with 30% open space required by local planners. The second space equivalent to the...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Oct 24, 2011, 5:14 pm

Roof Terraces and Balconies

NC-2009 SSc5.2: Site development - maximize open space
posted by Catalina A on Jul 29, 2011, 5:35 pm

We are certifying a Hotel Project earning credit SSc2. The Hotel has two open space restaurants located in the first floor and two terraces with vegetation and a pool accessible to everyone in...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Oct 21, 2011, 7:02 pm