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| v2 - LEED 2.0

Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms

SSc4.2 | Possible 1 point

Intent

Reduce pollution and land development impacts from automobile use.

Requirements

Case 1

For commercial or institutional buildings with a total gross square footage of less than 300,000 sq. feet, provide secure bicycle racks and/or storage (within 200 yards of a building entrance) for 3% or more of all building users (calculated on average for the year), AND, provide shower and changing facilities in the building, or within 200 yards of a building entrance, for 0.5% of Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) occupants.

Case 2

For projects with a total gross square footage greater than 300,000 sq feet, provide secure bicycle storage for 3% of the occupants for up to 300,000 sf, then an additional 0.5% for the occupants for the space over 300,000 sf. Mixed-use buildings with a total gross square footage greater than 300,000 sq feet must apply this calculation for each use in the building. AND, provide shower and changing facilities in the building, or within 200 yards of a building entrance, for 0.5% of Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) occupants.

Case 3

For residential buildings or the residential portion of a mixed-use building, provide covered storage facilities for securing bicycles for 15% or more of building occupants in lieu of changing/shower facilities.

See Appendix 1 – Default Occupancy Counts for occupancy count requirements and guidance.

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