IGBC Green building certification for EBO&M

SF Credit - Heat Island Reduction, Non-roof: 50%, 75%

Possible Points -

The intent of  this credit is to Minimise heat island effect to reduce impact on microclimate.

Compliance Options

For exposed non-roof hardscape areas (such as footpaths, pathways, roads, uncovered surface parking and other hardscape areas) within the project site, have atleast one or combination of the following:

  • Shade from the existing tree canopy:
  • Open grid pavers, including grass pavers
  • Shade from solar panels
  • Structured surface parking

Points are awarded as below:

Exemplary Performance

This credit is eligible for exemplary performance under Innovation category; if more than 95% of exposed non-roof hardscape areas are under tree cover and/ or open grid pavers.

Documentation Required

  • Photographs of hardscape areas covered with existing tree canopy/ open grid pavers / structured surface parking / solar panels
  • Site plan showing the above features
  • Calculations showing the extent of shaded non - roof area

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