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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Comparison of LEED-NC v2.2 to LEED v3 BD+C

Exemplary Performance Changes revealed! Refer to the below chart to learn more about how LEED v3 changed the Exemplary Performance opportunities. Schedule a GreenTech LEED training by sending an email with your contact information to lbowen@greentc.com for more about the new LEED v3 system.

Enjoy!

Comparison of Exemplary Performance (*EP) Opportunities from

LEED-NC v2.2 to LEED v3 BD+C

June 22, 2009

Credit with *EP

*EP Requirement LEED-NC v2.2

*EP Requirement LEED v3 BD+C

SS c2 Development Density and Community Connectivity

None

The project itself has density at least double that of avg within calculated area OR the avg density within an area twice as large is at least 120,000 sf/ acre.

SS c4.1-4.4 Alternative Transportation

Transportation Management Plan shows quantifiable reduction in auto use

Transportation Management Plan shows a quantifiable reduction in auto use

SS c5.1 Site Development, Protect or Restore Habitat

75% restoration or protection, excluding building footprint

75% restoration or protection, excluding building footprint OR 30% of site including footprint

SS c5.2 Site Development, Maximize Open Space

Option 1: 50% Open Space

Option 2: Open Space = 2x building footprint

Option 3: 40% of site area is open space

Option 1: 50% Open Space

Option 2: Open Space = 2x building footprint

Option 3: 40% of site area is open space

SS c7.1 Heat Island Effect: Non Roof

Option 1: Hi albedo, open grid paving OR will be shaded in 5 years

Option 2: 100% impervious under cover

Option 1: Hi albedo, open grid paving OR will be shaded in 5 years

Option 2: 100% impervious under cover

SS c7.2 Heat Island: Roof

100% Green Roof, excluding mechanical, skylights and PV panels

100% Green Roof, excluding mechanical, skylights and PV panels

WE c2 Innovative Wastewater

100% Reduction or Treatment

100% Reduction or Treatment

WE c3 Water Use Reduction

40% potable water reduction OR 10% reduction in process and non-regulated water use

45% water reduction

EA c1 Optimize Energy

45.5% New or 38.5% Existing Bldgs

50% New Buildings, 46% Existing Buildings

EA c2 On-Site Renewable Energy

None

15% on-site renewable energy

EA c6 Green Power

None

100% renewable energy

MR c2 Construction Waste Management

95% diverted from the landfill

95% diverted from the landfill

MR c3 Materials Reuse

15% reuse

15% reuse

MR c4 Recycled Content

30% recycled content

30% recycled content

MR c5 Regional Materials

30% regional materials

30% regional materials

MR c6 Rapidly Renewable Materials

5% renewable materials

5% renewable materials

MR c7 Certified Wood

95% FSC wood

95% FSC wood

EQ c8.1 Daylight and Views: Daylight 75% of Spaces

95% Daylighting in Regularly Occupied Spaces

95% Daylighting in Regularly Occupied Spaces OR for Schools, 90% daylighting for classrooms, 95% daylighting for non-classrooms

EQ c8.2 Daylight and Views: Views for 90% of Spaces

Case by case

Combination of 2 of 4 of the following approaches for 90% or more of the regularly occupied spaces:

1. multiple lines of sight

2. views of vegetation, human activities, distant objects

3. unobstructed views

4. with high view factor


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