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Restoration planned for future phase

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Heather DeGrella on Feb 3, 2014, 6:53 pm

If the restoration of habitat is planned for a future phase, is waiting until the restoration is complete the only option a project has for submitting for this credit? (Other than not attempting...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 24, 2014, 9:43 am

Urban Spaces

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Farah A. on Feb 21, 2014, 8:40 am

If urban projects earn Credit 2, Density Development/Community Connectivity in conjunction with 5.1 OR 5.2, will they earn the points of Credit 2 PLUS the points of Credit 5, or is there a...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 24, 2014, 9:38 am

SSc5.1 Disturbance Parameter Clarifications

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Hal Marvin on Feb 21, 2014, 3:50 pm

I assume that stormwater drainage pipes and appurtenances count as utilities and will be allowed the 10 or 15 foot disturbance buffer depending on diameter?

When open channels (grass...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Feb 24, 2014, 8:34 am

grasscrete

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Sahar Abi-Ziki on Aug 23, 2013, 4:10 pm

We are trying to acheive SSc5.1, we are missing few m2.
Is it possible to use grasscrete in a drive way with adaptive grass? do you have suggestions to use other then grass, to respect LEED...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 2, 2013, 11:15 pm

Underground Parking

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Oliver Lange on Oct 9, 2013, 12:23 pm

Our project consists of four individual residential buildings in an inner city area; the site was previously developed. Between the four buildings a green space is planned which consists of...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 2, 2013, 11:14 pm

Area calculation for trees

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Muhammad Faisal Azizullah Jaffar on Oct 27, 2013, 4:46 am

I have a project where trees, shrubs and groundcovers will be used. While the area coverage of shrubs and groundcovers is relatively easy to calculate, trees are a bit more tricky. Quite a bit of...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 2, 2013, 11:13 pm

Defining "Footprint" when the Building is on a slope

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Amit Ahiel on Jul 1, 2013, 3:01 am

Our project is on a sloped site so the main entry (we call it "ground floor") in above another entry point where part of the building is embedded in the earth. As a result the exposed lower level...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 2, 2013, 10:46 pm

SS5.1: Obtaining credit for area that was wooded/grass

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Peter Lindabury on Oct 30, 2013, 12:21 pm

Our project is an addition on a hardscape site. The client owns land across the driveway from the building site that is partially wooded with some grass. This area was not touched in the...

Last reply: Joseph Ford, AIA, Oct 30, 2013, 1:11 pm

Native and Adapted Plants

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Charlotte Page on Aug 7, 2013, 3:18 pm

Hello everyone,

New to LEED, and I have been trying to figure out who determines what is native and what is adaptive? Need to put a list together for the project that I am working on. Any...

Last reply: Karin Miller, Aug 7, 2013, 4:56 pm

Hydroseeding

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by JOSE R. TAGLE on Aug 2, 2013, 4:36 pm

I have a Project that is considering “Hydroseeding” as a permanent landscape design. The method is described as:

“ Hydroseeding in its simplest form is the application of seed by hydraulic...

Last reply: Joseph Ford, AIA, Aug 2, 2013, 5:08 pm