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LEED ID+C: Commercial Interiors | v2.0

Development density and community connectivity

SSc2 | Possible 1 point

Intent

Channel development to urban areas with existing infrastructure, protect greenfields and preserve habitat and natural resources.

Requirements

  • Select space in a building that is located in an established, walkable community with a minimum density of 60,000 square feet per acre net (two-story downtown development),

OR

  • Select space in a building that is located within ½ mile of a residential zone or neighborhood (with an average density of 10 units per acre net),
    AND
  • The building has pedestrian access to at least 10 of the basic services below within ½ mile:
    1) Bank; 2) Place of Worship; 3) Convenience Grocery; 4) Day Care; 5) Cleaners; 6) Fire Station; 7) Hair Care; 8) Hardware; 9) Laundry; 10) Library; 11) Medical/Dental; 12) Senior Care Facility; 13) Park; 14) Pharmacy; 15) Post Office; 16) Restaurant; 17) School; 18) Supermarket; 19) Commercial Office; 20) Community Center, and other recognized services evaluated on their merit.

Greenfield developments and projects that do not use existing infrastructure are not eligible.

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