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| v1 - LEED 1.0 pilot

Housing and jobs proximity

SLLc6 | Possible 3 points

Intent

Encourage balanced communities with a diversity of uses and employment opportunities. Reduce energy consumption and pollution from motor vehicles by providing opportunities for shorter vehicle trips and/or use of alternative modes of transportation.

Requirements

Option 1

Include a residential component equaling at least 25% of the project’s total building square footage, and locate and/or design the project such that the center is within a 1/2 mile walk distance of a number of pre-project jobs equal to or greater than 50% of the number of dwelling units in the project;

OR
Option 2

Include a non-residential component equaling at least 25% of the project’s total building square footage, and locate on an infill site whose center is within a ½ mile walk distance of an existing and operational rail transit stop, and within a ½ mile walk distance of a number of existing dwelling units equal to or greater than 50% of the number of new jobs created as part of the project.

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