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NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by John Covello on Aug 1, 2013, 5:51 am

Hello,

Is there a signature form required like that of SS Credit 5.2 that requires the owner to not develop portions of the land that is declared as open for this credit? Does any open...

Last reply: Joseph Ford, AIA, Aug 1, 2013, 11:02 am

Exemplary Performance for Greenfields

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Heather Holdridge on Jun 4, 2013, 3:41 pm

I just wanted to confirm that...

Last reply: Ahmed Younis, Jun 5, 2013, 1:53 pm

greenfield or previously developed land?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Adi Negara, LEED AP BD+C on May 31, 2013, 5:55 am

Can anybody tell me in what category does the paddy (rice) field would fall under?

And how about if the case is like this: A company owner bought 20 ha paddy field from some of paddy...

Last reply: Michelle Rosenberger, May 31, 2013, 12:06 pm

Planters and window boxes

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Mike D on May 21, 2013, 6:06 am

Hi,

I was wondering if window boxes or planters can count towards the credit. Are there any special requirements (e.g., depth of planter, size etc) for them to be counted?

Also,...

Last reply: Karin Miller, May 21, 2013, 11:51 am

Previously Developed Definition

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Michelle Rosenberger on Oct 18, 2012, 11:51 am

The previously developed site definition reflected in the narrative above is one that I'm familiar with from a fairly recent addendum. Yet when I look at the 2009 Edition reference manual and the...

Last reply: Matthew VanSweden, Apr 11, 2013, 8:41 am

Site disturbance question

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Alicia Villanueva on Mar 6, 2013, 11:48 am

We have a huge project, if the project site is a...

Last reply: April Brown, Mar 21, 2013, 12:54 pm

Reclaimed Land eligible for SSc5.1?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Elke Malleier on Feb 14, 2013, 5:12 am

to that forum. Log in or register to post comments Elke Malleier Dr. Sustainability & Green Building Consultant LEEDuser Basic Member 10 thumbs up February 17, 2013- 4:19 am Thanks Tristan for this important note. I did not understand MPR2 in that way, but I am really concerned now and will contact USGBC. I will post the answer in MPR2 forum. Log in or register to post comments ...

Last reply: Elke Malleier, Feb 17, 2013, 4:19 am

native/adapted mix

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by GreenShape Expert on Jul 5, 2012, 6:35 pm

To qualify for this credit, does the planted area have to be 100% native/adapted, or can it be a mix?

Last reply: Karin Miller, Jan 3, 2013, 11:13 am

Hybrid site documentation outside USA

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by John Covello on Nov 2, 2012, 3:48 am

We have a resort site located overseas that is about 2980 acres. 30% (84 acres) is a previously undeveloped...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 22, 2012, 11:33 pm

preserved for the life of the building?

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Erin Holdenried on Nov 7, 2012, 7:47 pm

Is it required that habitat area be preserved for the life of the building (like open space in SSc5.2). The credit does not specfy this requirement. But, it seems strange that this would be...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 22, 2012, 11:27 pm