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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design”(“LEED”) on the Playground

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design”(“LEED”) on the Playground

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design”(“LEED”) on the Playground

How does Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design”(“LEED”) apply to the playground industry?

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design”(“LEED”) Green Building Rating System applies to all elements of a building or project and their environmental  performance, which includes playgrounds.

Example:
A playground is considered as part of a new construction complex – for example, a school or recreation center.

Possible Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design”(“LEED”) Credit Points for Playground Customers

SS Prerequisite 2: Environmental Site Assessment/ required
SS credit 1: Site Selection/ 1 point
SS credit 3:  Brownfield Redevelopment/ 1 point
SS credit 4.2: Alternative Transportation: Bike Use/ 1 point
SS credit 5.1:  Protect or Restore Habitat / 1 point
SS credit 6.1: Storm Water Design: Quality Control / 1 point
SS credit 6.2: Storm Water Design: Quality Control / 1 point
SS credit 7.1: Heat Island Effect: Non-Roof/ 1 point
SS credit 9: Site Master Plan/ 1 point
SS credit 10: Joint Use of Facilities/ 1 point
MR Prerequisite: Storage and Collection of Recyclables/ 1 point
MR credit 2: Construction Waste Management: Divert from Disposal/ 1-2 points
MR credit 3: Material Reuse/ 1-2 points
MR credit 4: Recycled Content: (post-consumer + ½ pre-consumer)/ 1-2 points
ID credit 3: The School as a Teaching Tool/ 1 point
ID credit 3:  Outdoor Classroom/ 1 point

 

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