LEED Certification Points - LEED Certification Points SS...

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LEED Certification Points SS Credit 1: Site Selection o Worth 1 Point o The selected land does not meet any of the criteria for an inappropriate site as defined by LEED SS Credit 4.1: Alternative Transportation- Public Transportation Access o Worth 1 Point o We plan on creating two bus stops with in the community itself in addition to the two located with in a ½ mile to the community o The CATA buses that go on to campus and downtown will run in regular intervals through the community o Since the community is for University professors and employees we know that this meets the basic needs of those living there o Worth 1 Point o We plan on providing a covered bike rack enough for 12 bikes for every eight town homes o They will be placed in between the town homes o Also provide pool house showers o No changing places will be provided since it is a residential community, however our current plan makes the 15% SS Credit 4.3: Alternative Transportation- Low Emitting & Fuel Efficient Vehicles o Worth 1 Point o We will be achieving this credit through options 2 o Those with low emitting cars will be allowed reserved parking right in front of their homes and giving priority for the single car garage homes o Since they will be the only ones allowed to park that way it covers 100% of those with low emitting cars which beats the 5% requirement SS Credit 4.4: Alternative Transportation- Parking Capacity o Worth 1 Point o We will be achieving this through only providing some town homes with one car garages o Also there will be minimal street parking and parking outside of the shops and soccer field o It will be below the minimum capacity like Option 3 states SS Credit 5.2: Site Development – Maximize Open Space o Worth 1 Point o We will provide open space between all building units as well as a recreation area of open space o One building unit will contain 4 homes which will maximum open space SS Credit 6.1: Stormwater Design - Quantity Control o Worth 1 Point
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o All of our pavement will be porous o This should greatly reduce runoff as the only impervious surface will be the roofs SS Credit 6.2: Stormwater Design - Quantity Control o Worth 1 Point
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course C E 332 taught by Professor Gannon,edwardj during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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