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So You Think You're Green

  1. 1. Sustainable Sites Water Efficiency Energy & Atmosphere Materials & Resources Indoor Environmental Quality Innovation & Design Process Regional Priority
  2. 2. Category Credit Number: Credit Name required or # of credits available
  3. 3. Sustainable Sites SS Prerequisite 1: Construction Activity Pollution Prevention Required
  4. 4. Sustainable Sites
  5. 5. Sustainable Sites prevent construction dust pollution, use silt fencing, & prevent sedimentation of sewers & streams
  6. 6. Sustainable Sites
  7. 7. Sustainable Sites
  8. 8. Sustainable Sites or within 50’ of a body of water wetlands, do not develop on USDA prime farmland,
  9. 9. Sustainable Sites
  10. 10. bank Sustainable Sites place of worship convenience grocery day care cleaners fire station beauty hardware laundry library develop in an area with a minimum medical/dental density of 60,000 sq. ft. per acre senior care facility park pharmacy post office restaurant school supermarket OR develop within a ½ mile of theater community center at least 10 basic services fitness center museum
  11. 11. Sustainable Sites Redevelop brownfields
  12. 12. Sustainable Sites
  13. 13. Sustainable Sites OR locate site within ¼ mile of a bus stop Locate site within ½ mile of train or subway station
  14. 14. Sustainable Sites
  15. 15. Sustainable Sites provide bicycle racks for 5% or more of building users AND provide shower & changing facilities for 0.5% of occupants
  16. 16. Sustainable Sites
  17. 17. Sustainable Sites
  18. 18. Sustainable Sites Provide low-emitting, fuel-efficient vehicles for 3% of building OR provide preferred occupants parking for low- emitting, fuel efficient vehicles for 5% of total parking on site OR install alternativ fuel refueling statio for 3% of the total parking on site
  19. 19. Sustainable Sites Size parking capacity to meet, but not exceed, minimum local zoning requirements AND provide preferred parking for carpools for 5% of the total provided parking spaces OR provide a minimum 20% discounted parking rate for carpool vehicles OR provide no new parking
  20. 20. Sustainable Sites Limit site disturbance to OR on previously 40’-0” beyond building developed sites, perimeter restore/protect a minimum of 50% of the site area (excluding the building footprint)
  21. 21. Sustainable Sites Provide 25% more vegetated open space then local zoning requirement OR for areas with no local zoning requirements, provide vegetated open area equal to the building footprint OR where zoning ordinance exists, but there is no requirement for open space, provide vegetated open space on 20% of site
  22. 22. Sustainable Sites
  23. 23. Sustainable Sites
  24. 24. Sustainable Sites Reduce impervious coverage with techniques such as green roofs, pervious pavement, or open paver grid system
  25. 25. Sustainable Sites the water cycle with conventional build-out responsible build-out
  26. 26. Sustainable Sites Capture & treat 90% of the annual rainfall
  27. 27. Sustainable Sites
  28. 28. Sustainable Sites OR place a minimum of 50% of parking spaces under cover On 50% of the hardscape provide shade, solar panels, an open grid paver system, or materials with a solar reflective index 29 or more
  29. 29. Sustainable Sites Use roofing materials that have a solar reflectance index of 78 or more on low-sloped roofs and 29 or more on steep-sloped roofs OR install a vegetated roof on 50% or more of the roof area
  30. 30. Sustainable Sites Any lights with a direct line of site to any openings in the building envelope must be dimmed 50% between the hours of 11PM and 5AM by an automatic device AND for exterior lighting, minimize light emitted at an angle of 90 degrees or higher
  31. 31. Water Efficiency
  32. 32. Water Efficiency toilets, faucets, & showerheads Reduce building water consumption by 20% (excluding irrigation) by installing efficient fixtures such as
  33. 33. Water Efficiency Reduce potable water consumption for irrigation by 50% from a calculated mid- summer baseline case attributed to: Plant species Irrigation efficiency Use of captured rainwater Use of recycled wastewater
  34. 34. Water Efficiency Use only captured rainwater, recycled wastewater, or recycled greywater for irrigation OR install landscaping that does not require a permanent irrigation systems
  35. 35. Water Efficiency Reduce potable water use for building sewage conveyance by 50% with water-conserving fixtures, captured rainwater, or recycled greywater OR treat 50% of wastewater on-site to teritary standards
  36. 36. Water Efficiency Employ strategies that use at least 30% less water than the water use baseline calculated for the building
  37. 37. Energy & Atmosphere
  38. 38. Energy & Atmophere Verify that energy-related systems are installed and calibrated to perform as intended
  39. 39. Energy & Atmophere Establish a minimum level of energy efficiency
  40. 40. Energy & Atmophere Reduce stratospheric ozone depletion by reducing CFC- based refrigerants in the mechanical systems
  41. 41. Energy & Atmophere Achieve increasing levels of energy performance beyond the prerequisite standard
  42. 42. Energy & Atmophere
  43. 43. Energy & Atmophere
  44. 44. Energy & Atmophere Increase levels of on-site renewable energy such as solar, wind, & geothermal energy
  45. 45. Energy & Atmophere Begin the commissioning early in the design process and execute additional activities after a systems performance verification is complete
  46. 46. Energy & Atmophere Reduce ozone completion to comply with the Montreal Protocol, minimizing direct contributions to climate change
  47. 47. Energy & Atmophere Provide for the ongoing accountability of building energy consumption over time
  48. 48. Energy & Atmophere Engage in a minimum of a 2-year renewable energy contract to provide at least 35% of the building’s electricity from renewable sources
  49. 49. Materials & Resources
  50. 50. Materials & Resources Provide an easily-accessible dedicated area(s) for the collection and storage for recycling for the entire building Paper Corrugated cardboard Glass Plastics Metals
  51. 51. Materials & Resources 55% 75% 95% Maintain existing building structure (including structural floor & roof decking) and envelope (the exterior skin & framing)
  52. 52. Materials & Resources Use existing interior nonstructural eleme (interior walls, doors floor coverings, & ceiling systems) in at least 50% of the completed building – including additions
  53. 53. Materials & Resources 50% 75% Divert construction and demolition debris from disposal in land fills and incineration facilities
  54. 54. Materials & Resources 5% 10% Reuse building materials and products to reduce demand for virgin materials and reduce waste
  55. 55. Materials & Resources 10% 20% Increase demand for building products with recycled content
  56. 56. Materials & Resources 10% 20% Increase demand for building materials and products that are extracted and manufactured within 500 miles of the project site
  57. 57. Materials & Resources 2.5% reduce the use and depletion of finite raw materials and long-cycle renewable materials by replacing them with rapidly renewable materials such as…
  58. 58. Materials & Resources 2.5% bamboo
  59. 59. Materials & Resources 2.5% cotton
  60. 60. Materials & Resources 2.5% wool
  61. 61. Materials & Resources 2.5% cork
  62. 62. Materials & Resources 50% Use a minimum of 50% of wood-based materials and products that are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council to encourage environmentally responsible forest management
  63. 63. Indoor Environmental Quality
  64. 64. Indoor Environmental Quality Meet the minimum ASHRAE standards to provide and indoor air quality which will contribute to the comfort and well-being of the occupants
  65. 65. Indoor Environmental Quality Prohibit smoking in the building OR prohibit smoking in the build except in designated smoking ar
  66. 66. Indoor Environmental Quality Install permanent CO2 monito
  67. 67. Indoor Environmental Quality Increase outdoor air ventilation by a minimum of 30% above the ASHRAE standard
  68. 68. Indoor Environmental Quality During construction protect stored on-site and installed absorptive materials from moisture damage AND install MERV 8 filters on every return air girll
  69. 69. Indoor Environmental Quality Before occupancy perform a building flush-out by supplying a total air volume of 14,000 cubic feet of outdoor air per square foot of floor area while maintaining an internal temperature of at least 60OF and relative humidity no higher than 60% Formaldehyde Particulates (PM10) Total volatile organic compounds (TVOCs) 4-Phenylcyclohexene (4-PCH) Carbon Monoxide (CO)
  70. 70. Indoor Environmental Quality
  71. 71. Indoor Environmental Quality Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, irritating, and/or harmful to the comfort and well- being of installers and occupants
  72. 72. Indoor Environmental Quality
  73. 73. Indoor Environmental Quality
  74. 74. Indoor Environmental Quality Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, irritating, and/or harmful to the comfort and well- being of installers and occupants
  75. 75. Indoor Environmental Quality Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, irritating, and/or harmful to the comfort and well- being of installers and occupants
  76. 76. Indoor Environmental Quality Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, irritating, and/or harmful to the comfort and well- being of installers and occupants
  77. 77. Indoor Environmental Quality Minimize building occupant exposure to potentially hazardous particulates and chemical pollutants by installing permanently installed entryway systems to capture dirt AND exhausting spaces where hazardous gases or chemicals may be present such as garages, housekeeping, laundry areas, and copy/print rooms AND install MERV 13 filters
  78. 78. Indoor Environmental Quality Provide individual lighting controls for at least 90% of the building occupants
  79. 79. Indoor Environmental Quality Provide individual comfort controls for at least 50% of the building occupants
  80. 80. Indoor Environmental Quality Meet the criteria set forth by ASHRAE to provid a comfortable thermal environment tha promotes occupant productivity and well-being
  81. 81. Indoor Environmental Quality Conduct a therm comfort survey o building occupan within 6-18 months after occupancy to determine at leas 80% are satisfied
  82. 82. Indoor Environmental Quality daylight 75% of regularly occupied spaces to a minimum level of 25 footcandles in clear sky conditions
  83. 83. Indoor Environmental Quality Provide a direct line of site to the outdoor environment for at least 90% of all regularly occupied areas
  84. 84. Innovation & Design Process
  85. 85. Innovation & Design Process This credit provides design teams and projects the opportunity to achieve exceptional performance above the requirements' set by the LEED Green building Rating System
  86. 86. Innovation & Design Process At least 1 principal participant of the project team shall be a LEED Accredited Professional
  87. 87. Regional Priority
  88. 88. Regional Priority This credit provides an incentive for the achievement of credits that address geographically-specific environmental priorities