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1/2 mile distance to basic services..

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by Hanne Goa on Jan 11, 2013, 3:04 am

Our project is located within 1/2 mile radius of more than 10 basic services. There is pedestrian access between the building and the services. Will it be accepted if the pedestrian routes/...

Last reply: Ellen Mitchell, Jan 11, 2013, 9:31 am

Definition of basic services

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Jan 10, 2013, 8:15 am

Dear all, do the following services count for this credit:

- gas station
- parking lot...

Last reply: Ellen Mitchell, Jan 10, 2013, 9:29 am

1/2 a Mile walkable distance evidence/survey

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by Lorne Mlotek on Dec 3, 2012, 12:51 pm

Hi Everyone,

A little bit of an obscure question in regards to community connectivity. I was wondering if anyone knew how USGBC chose 1/2 mile to be considered a walkable distance. I...

Last reply: Susan Walter, Dec 3, 2012, 1:10 pm

Airport site included in Density Calculation?

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by Susann Geithner on Oct 6, 2010, 6:52 pm

We have a project that is directly at an international airport. The area is actually very densely occupied, but if we have to include all site areas, which are used to taxi the plans or load and...

Last reply: Vivien Fairlamb, Oct 5, 2012, 10:32 am

SSCr2- Option 2 LEED Review

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by Thomas Boyd on Jan 16, 2012, 8:00 am

Just received comments back from...

Last reply: Caroline O'Leary, Sep 27, 2012, 6:23 pm

New Shopping Centres & Basic Services

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by Ricardo Sá on Sep 4, 2012, 11:45 am

After reading all the “shopping centre” related posts under the NC, C&S and CI rating systems forums, I still can’t confirm the following:

- for a new shopping building, undergoing a...

Last reply: David Posada, Sep 7, 2012, 6:41 pm

Minimum Density Calculation

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by Carmelito Tatlonghari on Aug 20, 2012, 6:02 am

In the Sustainable Sites CREDIT 2/ OPTION 1 – Development Density - I don’t understand why “the...

Last reply: Keith Amann, Aug 20, 2012, 11:32 am

Other Services?

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by Rick Ferrara on Jul 27, 2011, 12:15 am

Tristan Roberts Technical Director, The Laurentia Project, HPDC LEEDuser Expert 11453 thumbs up July 27, 2011- 11:04 am Can folks out there using this forum please post any "basic services" that have been approved for you that are not on the list given in the credit language?Or if you have had zero luck with this kind of situation, please let us know. Log in or register to post comments Theresa Lehman Director of Sustainable Services, Miron Construction Co., Inc. LEEDuser Premium Member 43 thumbs up July 27, 2011- 2:04 pm Gas stations are considered "Convenience Stores"...

Last reply: Taylor Ralph, Jul 30, 2012, 3:11 pm

LARGE PROJECT SITE

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by LEED Pro Consultant on May 25, 2012, 5:05 pm

Hello,
When the project site is too large compared to the project area and it's been developed like a Campus is there an special way to proceed to consider option 1 to gain this credit?...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 12, 2012, 1:22 pm

Multiple types of medical office

NC-2009 SSc2: Development Density & Community Connectivity
posted by Maura Adams on Jul 3, 2012, 4:44 pm

Tristan Roberts Technical Director, The Laurentia Project, HPDC LEEDuser Expert 11453 thumbs up July 12, 2012- 1:06 pm Maura, as you can see from past discussions on this forum, and the FAQs above, LEED is fairly strict about the letter of requirements here. You are probably stuck with the review standing as is. I definitely sympathize with your pont, in defense of the review requirement I would say that these facilities are similar enough that it could be argued there is not enough diversity in the 10 services you are listing, and that is one of the purposes of the list of 10. Log...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 12, 2012, 1:06 pm