21 Jun '13, 2pm

#LEED Project with a Shared Parking Lot: How Do I Set the Site Boundary?

Michael: I have a hotel project that has shared parking in the garage with the adjacent office building. How does one set the project perimeter for such a condition? Is their a specific CIR that addresses this? I would think this would be a common condition. Answer: Advice provided by: Claire Moloney, LEED Green Associate, Cornell University Hi Michael, thank you for your question regarding the LEED project site boundary in the case of a shared parking lot. Whether or not the parking lot is included in the LEED project boundary will likely depend on some variables. Is the garage being designed and constructed with the project? If the garage is included in the project scope, then it should be included in the project boundary and will be subject to all of the prerequisites and credits. Or, does the garage already exist? If the parking garage already exists and is not include...

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