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Every building project should do #LEED v4 Site assessment. Synergies left and right.

Every building project should do #LEED v4 Site assessment. Synergies left and right.

LEED synergies, from the ground up There’s a lot of overlap between this credit and IPc1: Integrated Process , but while IPc1 is geared towards planning building services, the focus of this credit is on ecology, hydrology, and the social value of the site. Developing a deep understanding of your site’s opportunities and challenges early can inform design strategies that might otherwise be overlooked. This credit itself is worth only one point, but can influence many components of the LEED application. In fact, aside from IPc1, it probably benefits achievement of sustainable strategies on more credits than any other. Any project is eligible to earn this credit, and any project can benefit from incorporating site-related goals into the integrated design An integrated design process (also called "integrative" design by some proponents) relies on a multidisciplinary and collab...

Full article: http://www.leeduser.com/credit/NC-v4/SSc1

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