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What is MR Prerequisite 1?
Storage & Collection of Recyclables
What is MR Credit 1.1
Building Reuse
Maintain 75% of Exisitng Walls, Floors, and Roof
What is MR Credit 1.2
Building Reuse
Maintain 95% of Exisiting Walls, floors, and Roof
What is MR Credit 2.1
Construction Waste Management
Divert 50% from Disposal
What is MR Credit 2.2
Construction Waste Management
Divert 75% From Disposal
What is MR Credit 3.1
Material Reuse: 5%
What is MR Credit 3.2
Materials Reuse: 10%
WHat is MR Credit 4.1
Recycled Content:
10% (post-consumer +1/2 pre-consumer)
What is MR Credit 4.2
Recycled Content:
20%(post-consumer +1/2 pre-consumer)
What is MR Credit 5.1
Regional Materials: 10% Extracted, Processed & Manufactured Regionally
What is MR Credit 5.2
Regional Materials: 20% Extracted, Processed & Manufactured Regionally
What is MR Credit 6
Rapidly Renewable Materials
What is MR Credit 7
Certified Wood
What is EQ Prerequisite 1
Minimum IAQ Performance
What is EQ Prerequisite 2
Enviromental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
What is EQ Credit 1
Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring
What is EQ Credit 2
Increased Ventilation
What is EQ Credit 3.1
Construciton IAQ Management Plan: During Construction
What is EQ Credit 3.2
Construciton IAQ Management Plan: Before Occupancy
What is EQ Credit 4.1
Low Emitting Materials: Adhesives and Sealants
What is EQ Credit 4.2
Low Emitting Materials: Paints and Coatings
What is EQ Credit 4.3
Low Emitting Materials: Carpet Systems
What is EQ Credit 4.4
Low Emitting Materials: Composite Wood & Agrifiber Products
What is EQ Credit 5
Indor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control
What is EQ Credit 6.1
Controllability of Systems: Lighting
What is EQ Credit 6.2
Controllability of Systems: Thermal Comfort
What is EQ Credit 7.1
Thermal Comfort: Design
What is EQ Credit 7.2
Thermal Comfort: Verification
What is EQ Credit 8.1
Daylight & Views: Daylight 75% of Spaces
What is EQ Credit 8.2
Daylight & Views: Views of 90% of Spaces
What is ID Credit 1-4
Innovation in Design
What is ID Credit 2
Leed Accreditied Professional
What is SS Prerequisite 1
Construction Activity Pollution prevention
What is SS Credit 1
Site Selection
What is SS Credit 2
Development Density & Community Connectivity
What is SS Credit 3
Brownfield Redevelopment
What is SS Credit 4.2
Alternative Transportation: Bycycle Storage & Changing Rooms
What is SS Credit 4.1
Alternative Transportation: Public Transportation Access
What is SS Credit 4.3
Alternative Transportation: Low Emitting & Fuel Efficient Vehicles
What is SS Credit 4.4
Alternative Transportation: Parking Capacity
What is SS Credit 5.1
Site Development: Protect or Restore Habitat
What is SS Credit 5.2
Site Development: Mazimize Open Space
What is SS Credit 6.1
Stormwater Design: Quantity Control
What is SS Credit 6.2
Stormwater Design: Quality Control
What is SS Credit 7.1
Heat Island Effect: Non Roof
What is SS Credit 7.2
Heat Island Effect: Roof
What is SS Credit 8
Light Pollution Reduction
What is WE Credit 1.1
Water Efficient Landscaping: Reduce by 50%
What is WE Credit 1.2
Water Efficient Landscaping: No Potable Water use or no irrigation
What is WE Credit 2
Inovative Wastewater Technologies
What is WE Credit 3.1
Waste Use Reduction: 20% Reduction
What is WE Credit 3.2
Waste Use Reduction: 30% Reduction
What is EA Prerequisite 1
Fundamental Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems
What is EA Prerequisite 2
Minimum Energy Performance
What is EA Prerequisite 3
Fundamental Refrigerant Management
What is EA Credit 1
Optimize Energy Performance
What is EA Credit 2
On-Site Renewable Energy
What is EA Credit 3
Enhanced Commissioning
What is EA Credit 4
Enhanced Refrigerant Management
What is EA Credit 5
Measurement & Verification
What is EA Credit 6
Green Power
What is EA Prerequisite 1: Fundamental Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems
Intent
Verify that the building's energy related systems are installed,
calibrated and perform according to the owner's projected requir-
ments, basis of design , and construction documents.
What is EA Prerequisite 1: Fundamental Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems
Requirements
1) Designate an individual as the Commissioning Authority (CxA) to Lead review and oversee the completion of the commisioning process activities. A) the CxA shall have documented commissioning authority experience in at least 2 building projects. B) CxA is independent. May be a qualified employee or consultant to the owner
C) CxA reports results, findings, and recommendations to owner d) Projects smaller then 50K sqft the CxA may influde qualified persons on the desin or construction teams with required experience 2) Owner shall document the Owner's Project Requirements (OPR) Design team shall develop the Dasis of Design (BOD) CxA reveiws documents. 3) Develop and incorporate commissioning
What is EA Prerequisite 2: Minimum Energy Performance
Intent
Establish the minium level of energy efficiency for the proposed
building and systems
What is EA Prerequisite 2: Minimum Energy Performance
Requirements
Design the building project to comply with both
The mandatory provisions (Sections 5.4,6.4,7.4,8.4,9.4, and 10.4) of
ASHRAE/IESNA stadard 90.1-2004
The prescriptive requirements (Sections 5.5m, 6.5,7.5, and 9.5) or
performance requirements (Section 11) of ASHRAE/IESNA standard
90.1-2004
What is EA Prerequisite 3: Fundamental Refrigerant Management
Intent
Reduce Ozon Depletion
What is EA Prerequisite 3: Fundamental Refrigerant Management
Requirements
Zero use of CFC-based refrigerantsin new base building HVAC& R systems.
When reusing exisiting base building HVAC equipment, complete a
comprehensive CFC phase out conversion prior to project completion. Phase-
out plans extending beyound the project completion date will be considered on
their merits. Small HVAC units (defined as containing less than .5 lbs of
refrigerant) and other equipment such as standard refrigerators, small water
coolers, and any other cooling equipment that contains less than .5 lbs of
refrigerants, are not considered part of the base building system and are not
subject to the requirements of this credit.
What is EA Credit 1: Optimize Energy Performance
Intent
Achieve increasing levels of energy performance above the baseline in the
prerequisite standard to reduce enviromental and economic impacts associated
with excessive energy use.
What is EA Credit 1: Optimize Energy Performance
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What is EA Credit 2: On-Site Renewable Energy
Intent
Encourage and recognize increasing leavels of on-site renewable energy self-
supply in order to reduce enviromental and economic impacts associated with
fossil fuel energy use.
What is EA Credit 2: On-Site Renewable Energy
Requirements
Use of on-site renewable energy systems to offset building enerry costs.
Calculate performance by expressing the energy produced by the renewable
systems as a percentage of the building annual energy cost and using the table
below. Use the building annual energy cost calculated in EA credit 1 ore use the
Department of energy commercial buildings energy consumption survey database
to determin the estimated electricity use.
% Renewable Energy Points
2.50% 1
7.50% 2
12.50% 3
What is EA Credit 3: Enhanced Commissioning
Intent
Begin the commissioning process early during the design process and execute
additional activities after system performance verification is completed
What is EA Credit 3: Enhanced Commissioning
Requirements
1) Prior to the start of the construction documents phase, designate an independent CxA to lead, review and oversee the completion of all commissioning process activities. The CxA sall at a minimum preform tasks 2, 3, and 6
A) The CxA shall have documented commissioning authority experience in at least 2 building projects. B) The individual serving as the CxA shall be independent of
the work of design and construciton, not an employee of the design firm, though
they may be contrated through them. A qualified employee or consultant of the owner. C) The CxA shall report resulte, findings and recommendations directly to the owner. D) This requirement has no deviation for project size.
What is EA Credit 4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
Intent
Reduce Ozone Depletion and Support early compliance with the Montreal Protocol while minimizing direct contributions to global warming
What is EA Credit 4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management
Requirements
Option 1 Do not use Refrigerants. Option 2 Select refrigerants and HVAC& C that minimize or eliminate the emission of compound that contribute to ozone delpetion and global warming. The base building HVAC& R equipment shall comply with the following formula, which sets a mazimum threshold for the combined contributions to ozone depletion and global warming potentioal:
LCGWP+ LCODP * 105 less than or equal to 100
What is EA Credit 5: Measurement & Verification
Intent
Provide for the ongoing accountability of building energy cosumption over time
What is EA Credit 5: Measurement & Verification
Requirements
Develop and implement a measurement & verification plan consisten with option D:Calibrated Simulation, or option B: Energy Conservation Measure Isolation, as specified in the Internation al Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol
The Measurement and Verification period shall cover a period of no less than on year of post-construction occupancy
What is EA Credit 6 Green Power
Intent
Encourage the development andus of grid-source, renwqable energy technologies on a net zero pollution basis.
What is EA Credit 6: Green Power
Requirements
Provide at least 35% of the buildings electricity from renewable sources by engaging in at least a two year renewable energy contract. Renewable sources are as defined by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e products certification requirements
Determine the Baseline Electricity Use
Use the Department of Energy Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey database to determmine the extimated electricity use.
What is MR C1.1 Building Reuse
Maintain 75% of Existing Walls, Floors & Roof
Intent
Extend the life cycle of existing buildigs, conserve resourses, retain cultural resources, reduce waste and reduce enviromental impacts of new buildings as they relate to materials manufacturing and transport.
What is MR C1.1 Building Reuse
Maintain 75% of Existing Walls, Floors & Roof
Requirements
Maintain at least 75% (based on surface area) of existing buildings structure (including structural floor and roof decking) and envelope (esterior skin and framing, excluding window assemplies and non-structural roofing material). Hazardous materials that are remediated as a part of the project scope shall be excluded from the calculation of the percentage maintained. If the project includes an addition to an existing building, this credit is not applicable if the square footage of the addition is more than 2 times the square footage of the existing building.
What is the MR C1.2 Building Reuse
Maintain 95% of Existing Walls, Floors and Roof
Intent
Extend the life cycle of existing buildigs, conserve resourses, retain cultural resources, reduce waste and reduce enviromental impacts of new buildings as they relate to materials manufacturing and transport.
What is the MR C1.2 Building Reuse
Maintain 95% of Existing Walls, Floors and Roof
Requirements
Maintain at least 20% (95% total, based on surface area) of existing buildings structure (including structural floor and roof decking) and envelope (esterior skin and framing, excluding window assemplies and non-structural roofing material). Hazardous materials that are remediated as a part of the project scope shall be excluded from the calculation of the percentage maintained. If the project includes an addition to an existing building, this credit is not applicable if the square footage of the addition is more than 2 times the square footage of the existing building.
What is MR C1.3 Building Reuse
Maintain 50% of Interior Non-Structural Elements
Intent
Extend the life cycle of existing buildigs, conserve resourses, retain cultural resources, reduce waste and reduce enviromental impacts of new buildings as they relate to materials manufacturing and transport.
What is MR C1.3 Building Reuse
Maintain 50% of Interior Non-Structural Elements
Requirements
Use existing interior non-structural elements (interior walls, doors, floor coverings, and ceiling systems) in at least 50% (by area0 of the completed building (including additions). If the project includes an addition to an existing building, this credit is not applicable if the square footage of the additioan is more than 2 times the square footage of the existing building.
What is MR C2.1 Construction Waste Management - Divert 50% from Disposal
Intent
Divert construciton and demolition debris from disposal in landfills and incinerators. Redirect recyclable recovered resources back to the manufacturing process. Redirect reuseable materials to appropriate sites.
What is MR c2.1 Construction Waste Management - Divert 50% from Disposal
Requirements
Recycle and/or salvage at least 50% of non-hazardous construction and demolition. Develop and implement a construciton waste management plan that, at a minimum will be sorted on-site or comingled. Excavated soil and land-clearing debris does not contribute to this credit. Calculations can be done by weight or vlume, but must be consistent throughout.
What is MR C2.2 Construction Waste Management - Divert 75% from Disposal
Intent
Divert Construction and demolition debris from dispoal in landfills and incinerators. Redirect recyclable recovered resources back to the manufacturing process. Redirect reusable materials to appropriate sites.
What is MR C2.2 Construction Waste Management - Divert 75% from Disposal
Requirements
Recycle and/or salvage an additional 25% beyond MR Credit 2.1 (75% total) of non-hazardous construction and demoliton debris. Excavated sould and land-clearing debris does not contribute to this credit. Calculations can be done by weight or volume, but must be consisten throughout.
What is MR C3.1 Materials Reuse 5% Intent?
Reuse building materials and products in order to reduce demand for virgin materials and to reduce waste, thereby impacts associated with the extraction and processing of virgin resources.
What is MR C3.1 Materials Reuse 5% Requirements?
Use salvaged, refurbished or reused materials such that the sum of these materials constities at least 5%, based on cost, of the total value of materials on the project.
Mechanical, electrical components and specialty items suychas elevators and equipment shall not be included in this calculation. Only include materials permanently installed in the project. Furniture may be included, providing it is included consistently in MR Credits 3-7
What is MR C3.2 Materials Reuse 10% Intent?
Reuse building materials and products in order to reduce demand for virgin materials and to reduce waste, thereby impacts associated with the extraction and processing of virgin resources.
What is MR C3.2 Materials Reuse 10% Requirements?
Use salvaged, refurbished or reused materials for an additional 5% beyond MR Credit 3.1.
Mechanical, electrical coponents and specialty items suychas elevators and equipment shall not be included in this calculation. Only include materials permanently installed in the project. Furniture may be included, providing it is included consistently in MR Credits 3-7
What is MR C4.1 Recycled Content 10% (post-consumer + 1/2 pre-consumer) intent?
Increase demand for building products that incorporate recycled content materials thereby reducing impacts resulting from extraction and processing of virgin materials.
What is MR C4.1 Recycled Content 10% (post-consumer + 1/2 pre-consumer)requirements?
Use materials with recycled content such that the sum of post-comsumer recycled content plus 1/2 of the pre-consumer content constitues at least 10% (based on cost) of the total value of the materialsin the project.
The recycled content value of a material assembly shall be determined by weight. The recycled fraction of the assembly is then multiplied by the cost of assembly to determine the recycled content value.
Mechanical, electrical coponents and specialty items suychas elevators and equipment shall not be included in this calculation. Only include materials permanently installed in the project. Furniture may be included, providing it is included consistently in MR Credits 3-7
Recycled content shall be defined in accordance with the International Organization for Standardization document, ISO 14021- Enviromental labels and declaration-self-declared enviromental claims
What is MR C4.2 Recycled Content 10% (post-consumer + 1/2 pre-consumer) intent?
Increase demand for building products that incorporate recycled content materials thereby reducing impacts resulting from extraction and processing of virgin materials.
What is MR C4.2 Recycled Content 10% (post-consumer + 1/2 pre-consumer)requirements?
Use materials with recycled content such that the sum of post-consumer recyced content plus 1/2 of the pre-consumer content constitues an additional 10% beyond the MR Credit 4.1 (total of 20% based on cost) of the total value of the materials in the project.
The recycled content value of a material assembly shall be determined by weight. The recycled fraction of the assembly is then multiplied by the cost of assembly to determine the recycled content value.
Mechanical, electrical coponents and specialty items suychas elevators and equipment shall not be included in this calculation. Only include materials permanently installed in the project. Furniture may be included, providing it is included consistently in MR Credits 3-7
Recycled content shall be defined in accordance with the International Organization for Standardization document, ISO 14021- Enviromental labels and declaration-self-declared enviromental claims
What is MR C5.1 Regional Materials 10% Extracted, Processed & Manufactured Regionally Intent?
Increase demand for building materials and products that are extracted and manufactured within the region, thereby supporting the use of indigenous resources and reducing the enviormental inpacts resulting from transportation.
What is MR C5.1 Regional Materials 10% Extracted, Processed & Manufactured Regionally Requirements?
Using building materials or products that have been extracted, harvested or recovered, as well as manufactrued, within 500 miles of the project site for a minimum of 10% (based on cost) of the total materials value. If only a fraction of the product or material is extracted/harested/recovered and maufactured locally, then only that percentage (by weight) shall contribute to the regional value.
Mechanical, electrical components and specialty items suychas elevators and equipment shall not be included in this calculation. Only include materials permanently installed in the project. Furniture may be included, providing it is included consistently in MR Credits 3-7
What is MR C5.2 Regional Materials 20% Extracted, Processed & Manufactured Regionally intent?
Increase demand for building materials and products that are extracted and manufactured withing the region, thereby supporting the use o indigenouse resources and reducing the enviromental impacts resulting from transportation.
What is MR C5.2 Regional Materials 20% Extracted, Processed & Manufactured Regionally Requirements?
Use building materials or products that have be extracted, harvested or recovered as well as manufactured, within 500 miles of the project site for an additional 10% beyond MR credit 5.1 (total of 20%, based on cost) of the total materilas value. If only a fraction of the materila is extracted/harvested/recovered and manufactured locally, then only that percentage (by weight) shall contributre ot theregional value.
What is MR C6 Rapidly renewable materials intent?
Reduce the use and depletion of finite raw materials and long-cycle renewable materilas by replacin them with rapidly renewable materials.
What is MR C6 Rapidly renewable materials requirements?
Us rapidly renewable building materials and products (made from plants that are typically harvested within a ten-year cycle or shorter) for 2.5% of the total value of all building materials and products used in the project, based on cost
What is MR C7 Certified Wood intent?
Encourage enviromentally responsible forest management
What is MR C7 Certified Wood requirements?
Use a minimum of 50% of wood-based materials and products, which are certified in accordance with the forest stewardship council's (FSC) principles and criteria for wood building components. These components include, but are not limited to, structural framing and general dimensional framing, flooring, sub-flooring, wood doors and finishes.
include materials permanently installed in the project. Wood product. Wood products purchased for temporary use on the project (eg. formwork, bracing, scaffolding, sidewalk protection, and guard rails) may be included in the calculation at the project teams discretion. If any such materals are included, all such materials must be included inthe caluculation. If such materials are purchased for use on multiple projects that applicant my include these materials for only one project at its discretion, Furniture may be included, providing it is included consistently in MR Credits 3-7
What is EQ Prerequisted 1 Mimimum IAQ Preformance intent?
Establish minimum indoor ari quality (IAQ) performance to enhance indoor aire quality in buildings, thus contributing to the comfort and well-being of the occupants.
What is EQ prerequisite 1 Minimum IAQ Preformance Requirements?
Meet the minimum requirements of sections 4 -7 of ASHRAE 62.1-2004 ventilation for acceptable indoor air quality. Mechanical ventilation systems shall be designed using the ventilation rate procedure or the applicable local code, whichever is more stringent.
What is EQ Prerequisite 2 Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) control intent?
Minimize exposure of building occupants, indoor surfaces, and ventilation aire distrubution system to environmental tobacco smoke.
What is EQ Prerequisite 2 Enviromental tobacco smoke (ETS) contrl Requirements?
Option 1
Prohibit smoking in the building, locate any exterior designated smoking areas as least 25' away from entries outdoor aire intakes and operable windows.
Option 2
Prohibit smoking in the building except in designated smoking areas, located any exterior designated smoking areas at least 25' away from entries, outdoor air intakes and operable windows, located designated smoking rooms to effectively contain, capture and remove ETS from the building. At a minimum, the smoking room must be directly exhausted to the outdoors with no re-circulation of ETS-containg air to the non-smoking area of the building, and enclosed with impermeable deck to deck partitions, Whith the doors to the smoking room clsed, operate exhaust sufficient to creat a negtive pressure with respect to the adjacent spaces of at least an average of 5 PA (.02 inches of water gauge) and with a minimum of 1 PA (.004 inches of water gauge), Performance of the smoking room differential air pressures shall be verified by conducting 15 minutes of measurement, with a minimum of on measurement every 10 seconds, of the differential pressure in the smoking room with respect to each adjacent area and in each adjacent vertical chase with the doors to the smoking room closed. The testing will be conducted with each spaced configured for worst case conditions of transport of air from the smoking rooms to adjacent spaces with the smoking rooms' doors closed to the adjacent spaces
Option 3 residential
Prohibit smoking in all common areas of the building, locate any exterior designated smoking areas at least 25' away from entries outdoor air intakes and operable windows opening to common areas, minimize uncontrolled pathways for ETS transfer between individual residential units by sealing penetrations in walls, ceilings and floors in the residential units, and by sealing vertical chases adjacent to the units, all doors in the residential units leading to common hallways shall be weather stripped to minimize air leakage into the hallway. if the common hallways are pressurized with respect to the residential units then doors in the residential unitsleading to the common hallways need not be weather-stripped provided that the positve differential pressure is demonstrated as in option 2 above, considering the residential units as the smoking room, Acceptable sealing of residential units shll be demonstratd by a blower door test conducted in accordance with ANSI/ASTM-E779-03, standard test method for determining air leakage rate by fan pressurization, and use the progressive smapl9ing methodology defined in chapter 4. Residential units must demonstrate less than 1.25 square inches leakage area per 100 sqft of enclosure area
What is EQ C1 Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring Intent?
Provide capacity for ventilaiton system monitoring to help sustain occupant comfort and well-being.
What is EQ C1 Outdoor Air Delivery monitoring requirements?
Install permanent monitoring system that poovide feeback on ventilation system proformance to ensure that ventilation systems maintain design minimum ventilation requirements. Configure all onitoring equipment to generate an alarm when the conditions vary by 10% or more from setpoint, via either a building automation system alarm to the building operator or via a visual or audible alertto the building occupants
Fore Mechanically Ventilated spaces
monitor carbon dioxide concentrations within all densely occupied spaces (those with a design occupant density greater than or equal to 25 people per 1000sqft) CO2 monitoring locations shall be between 3' and 6' above floor.
For Naturally ventilated spaces
Monitor CO2 concentrations within all natureally ventilated spcaes. CO2 monitoring shall be lovated within the room between 3' and 6' above the floor. One CO2 senor may be used to represent multiple spaces if the natural ventilation design uses passive stacks or other means to induce airflow through those spaces equally and simultaneously without intervention by building occupants.