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LEED BD+C: Retail | v3 - LEED 2009

Brownfield redevelopment

SSc3 | Possible 1 point


To rehabilitate damaged sites where development is complicated by environmental contamination and to reduce pressure on undeveloped land.



Develop on a site documented as contaminated by means of an ASTM E1903-97 Phase II Environmental Site Assessment or a local voluntary cleanup program. Projects outside the U.S. may use a local equivalent to ASTM E1903-97 Phase II Environmental Site Assessment.



Develop on a site defined as a brownfield by a local, state, tribal or national government agency, whichever is most stringent.

SITES-LEED Equivalency

This LEED credit (or a component of this credit) has been established as equivalent to a SITES v2 credit or component. For more information on using the equivalency as a substitution in your LEED or SITES project, see this article and guidance document.

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