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LEED O+M: Existing Buildings | v2 - LEED 2.0

Alternative transportation - alternative fuel vehicles

SSc3.3 | Possible 1 point


Reduce pollution and land development impacts from automobile use.


Have a communication program in place over the performance period that promotes the use of alternative fuel vehicles for building occupants. In addition, meet the criteria of at least one of the following three options:

Option A
  • Alternative fuel refueling station(s) for 3% of the total vehicle parking capacity of the site. NOTE: liquid or gaseous fueling facilities must be separately ventilated or located outdoors.
Option B
  • Provide (or achieve result in some other way) alternative fuel vehicles or hybrid vehicles for 3% of building occupants.
  • Provide preferred parking for these vehicles.
Option C
  • Provide preferred parking programs for hybrid or alternative fuel vehicles for at least 3% of the total vehicle parking capacity and increase as necessary the amount of preferred parking to meet the demand for preferred parking up to 10% or more of the total vehicle parking capacity.
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