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LEED BD+C: Multifamily Midrise | v3 - LEED 2008

Community resources in mid-rise buildings

MLLc5 | Possible 3 points

Intent

Encourage the building of LEED mid-rise buildings in development patterns that allow for walking or biking (thereby minimizing dependency on personal automobiles and their associated environmental impacts).

Requirements

Prerequisites

None.

Credits

5.1 Basic community resources for mid-rise (1 point). Select a site that meets one of the following criteria:

  1. Located within ¼ mile of four basic community resources (Table 1).
  2. Located within ½ mile of seven basic community resources (Table 1).

OR

5.2 Extensive community resources for mid-rise (2 points). Select a site that meets one of the following criteria:

  1. Located within ¼ mile of seven basic community resources (Table 1).
  2. Located within ½ mile of 11 basic community resources (Table 1).

OR

5.3 Outstanding community resources for mid-rise (3 points). Select a site that meets one of the following criteria:

  1. Located within ¼ mile of 11 basic community resources (Table 1).
  2. Located within ½ mile of 14 basic community resources (Table 1).

Table 1. Types of basic community resources
Arts and entertainment center Bank
Community or civic center Convenience store
Daycare center Fire station
Fitness center or gym Laundry or dry cleaner
Library Medical or dental office
Museum Pharmacy
Police station Post office
Place of worship Restaurant
School Supermarket
Other neighborhood-serving retail Other office building or major employment center

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