Log in
Forum » NC-2009 SSc5.1
Topic

Landscape Over Underground Parking Garage

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Omer Moltay on Dec 7, 2011, 12:25 pm

In one project we are working on with multiple buildings sharing hardscape pedestrian plaza areas located on a common parking garage base, landscaping will be installed above the parking garage...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Feb 22, 2012, 2:55 pm

Parking Islands

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Zachary Guren on Dec 16, 2011, 2:17 pm

Has anyone successfully used parking lot islands planted with native vegetation to contribute toward this credit? Each island can can contribute a few hundred square feet, so it can add up to be...

Last reply: Zachary Guren, Dec 19, 2011, 8:51 am

Larger islands within parking lots

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Matthew VanSweden on Nov 30, 2011, 1:25 pm

We have a large [wider than 20' in some instances] vegetated island internal of parking lots and access roads. The intent is to plan grass in this area. Do we need to limit disturbance on these...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 14, 2011, 8:55 am

Project impacts another area not a part of the Project Boundary

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Melissa Kemp on Oct 13, 2011, 7:18 pm

My question is: What if a LEED project disturbs land owned by a different party? i.e. if they have to excavate in an adjacent parking lot to install utilities for the building seeking LEED. Is...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 21, 2011, 11:59 pm

Land Trust Option for SSc5.2

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Rebecca Bryant on Oct 18, 2011, 12:34 pm

I'm working on a project with zoning ordinances but no open space requirements. The project is question is developing most of the site and the program requirements offer limited opportunities to...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 21, 2011, 11:55 pm

Sites with both green and previously developed areas.

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Eduardo Guzman on Sep 19, 2011, 7:10 pm

We are working in a project inside a national park. The site used to be occuppied by a fuel station that was demolished and abated 12 years ago. There is no record of the station's lay-out or...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 20, 2011, 1:45 am

Ground-Mounted Solar PV Arrays

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by J Douglas Dietrich on Jul 1, 2011, 3:45 pm

If there is an open space with (1) a ground-mounted solar PV array and (2)native plantings or adapted vegetation beneath the PV panels and around them so as not to block sunlight, would the area...

Last reply: Devon Bertram, Jul 27, 2011, 5:50 pm

Site Development- SSc5.1

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Danny Richardson on Jun 29, 2011, 10:48 am

I am doing an interior renovation of a barracks building with only minimal exterior work. I will be adding some sidewalks and a small mechanical building. The site is now approximately 65% open...

Last reply: David Posada, Jun 29, 2011, 12:16 pm

Grasscrete for Fire Lane

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Norma Lehman on Jun 21, 2011, 5:02 pm

I understand that turf is not compliant "native and adaptive ", but is there an exception for using Grasscrete for the fire lane instead of paving? Can we exclude this from our calculations to...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 23, 2011, 12:10 pm

Alernative Compliance Path to SSc5.1

NC-2009 SSc5.1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Taylor Ralph on Apr 25, 2011, 11:16 am

Has anyone ever used an Alternative Compliance Path to earn SSc5.1? The LEED Definition of 'Native or Adapted' Plantings seems very narrow in the Credit Requirements page (pg 77), and less narrow...

Last reply: Taylor Ralph, May 12, 2011, 6:50 pm