To avoid development on inappropriate sites. To reduce vehicle distance traveled. To enhance livability and improve human health by encouraging daily physical activity.
Locate the project within the boundary of a development certified under LEED for Neighborhood Development (Stage 2 or Stage 3 under the Pilot or v2009 rating systems, Certified Plan or Certified Built Project under the LEED v4 rating system).
Projects attempting this credit are not eligible to earn points under other Location and Transportation credits.
Table 1. Points for LEED ND location.
|Certification level||Points BD&C||Points BD&C (Core and Shell)||Points BD&C (Schools)||Points BD&C (Healthcare)|