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What does SS stand for?
Sustainable Sites
What is the SS prerequisite?
Erosion and sedimentation control.
What is the intent of the SS prerequisite?
Reduce negative impacts on water and air quality.
What documents define best management practices?
EPA Storm Water Management for Construction Activities, EPA Document No. EPA-832/R-92-005,(September 1992) Storm Water Management for Construction Activities, Chapter 3, OR local Erosion and Sedimentation Control codes if they meet/ exceed EPA protocols
An erosion and sedimentation control plan must meet what objectives?
Prevent loss of soil during construction. Prevent sedimentation of storm sewer or receiving streams. Prevent polluting the air with dust and particulate matter.
What are strategies that might be incorporated into a site erosion and sedimentation control plan?
Seeding; mulching; earth dikes; silt fencing; sediment traps; sediment basins.
What is SS Credit 1 called?
Site Selection
What is the intent of the Site Selection Credit?
Avoid development of inappropriate sites and reduce the environmental impact.
What are some strategies to consider to minimize site disruption?
Stacking the building program, tuck-under parking, share facilities with neighbors.
How many points are available for Site Selection?
One
What are some characteristics of sites inappropriate for sustainable development?
Elevation lower than five feet above the 100-year flood; habitat for threatened or endangered species; within 100 feet of a wetland; previously public parkland.
What is SS Credit 2 called?
Development Density
What is the intent of the Development Density Credit?
Channel development to urban areas with existing infrastructures.
How many points are available for Development Density
One
What minimum site density determines that a site will qualify as Development Density?
60,000 SF per acre (roughly equivalent to 2-story downtown development)
What is SS Credit 3 called?
Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites
What is the intent of the Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites Credit?
Rehabilitate damaged sites where environmental development is complicated by environmental contamination, reducing pressure on undeveloped land.
How many points are available for Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites?
One
What is required for Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites Credit?
Develop on a contaminated site and provide remediation as required by Provincial Contaminated Sites Program
What agencies can classify a site as a Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites?
A local, provincial or federal regulatory agency.
What determines Brownfield redevelopment procedures?
The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment
What submittals are needed to attain credit for Brownfield Redevelopment?
Letter from local regulatory agency or CCME confirming Brownfield site classification; LEED Letter Template signed by civil engineer or the responsible party declaring the existing damage on site and the remediation has been performed.
What is SS Credit 4 called?
Alternative Transportation
What is the intent of the Alternative Transportation Credit?
Reduce pollution and land development impacts from automobile use.
How many points are available for Alternative Transportation?
Four
What is required for Alternative Transportation Credit 4.1?
Locate building within 1/2 mile from commuter rail, light rail, or subway station OR 1/4 mile from two or more bus lines.
What is required for Alternative Transportation Credit 4.2?
Provide secure bicycle storage and changing/shower facilities (within 200 yards of the Building) for cyclists, for 5% or more of regular building occupants in commercial and 15% in residential buildings.
What is required for Alternative Transportation Credit 4.3?
Provide alternative fuel vehicles for 3% of building occupants AND preferred parking for these vehicles, OR install alternative-fuel refueling stations for 3% of the total vehicle parking capacity of the site.
What determines the maximum number of parking spaces allowed under Alternative Transportation Credit 4.4?
No more than the MINIMUM local zoning requirements, AND provide preferred parking for carpools or vanpools capable of serving 10% of the building occupants.
In rehabilitation projects, what parking requirements need to be followed to receive Alternative Transportation Credit 4.4?
Add no new parking for rehabilitation projects AND provide preferred parking for carpools or vanpools capable of serving 10% of the building occupants.
What is SS Credit 5 called?
Reduced Site Disturbance
What is the intent of the Reduced Site Disturbance Credit?
Conserve existing natural areas and restore damaged areas to provide habitat and promote biodiversity.
How many points are available for Reduced Site Disturbance?
Two
What is required on Greenfield sites for Reduced Site Disturbance Credit 5.1?
Limit site disturbance to 40 feet beyond the building perimeter; 5 feet beyond primary roadway curbs; 25 feet beyond constructed areas with permeable surfaces.
What is required on previously developed sites for Reduced Site Disturbance Credit 5.1?
Restore a minimum of 50% of the site area by replacing impervious surfaces with native or adapted vegetation.
What is required for Reduced Site Disturbance Credit 5.2?
Reduce the development footprint to exceed the local zoning’s open space requirement for the site by 25%. For areas that have no local zoning requirements designate open space area adjacent to the building that is equal to the development footprint.
What is SS Credit 6 called?
Storm water Management
What is the intent of the Storm water Management Credit?
Limit disruption and pollution of natural water flows by managing storm water runoff.
How many points are available for Storm water Management?
Two
What is required for Storm water Management Credit 6.1- if existing imperviousness is less than or equal to 50%?
Implement a storm water management plan that prevents the post-development 1.5 year, 24 hour peak discharge rate from exceeding the predevelopment 1.5 year 24 hour peak rate.
What is required for Storm water Management Credit 6.1- if existing imperviousness is greater than 50%?
Implement a storm water management plan that results in a 25% decrease in the rate and quantity of storm water runoff.
In Storm water Management credit 6.1, what are potential strategies for managing storm water flows
Design the project site to maintain natural storm water flows by promoting infiltration. Specify garden roofs and pervious paving to minimize impervious surfaces. Reuse storm water volumes generated for non-potable uses such as landscape irrigation.
What is required for Storm water Management Credit 6.2?
Remove 80% of the average annual post development total suspended solids (TSS) and 40% of the average annual post-development of total phosphorous (TP)
What document describes the practices to be used to reduce storm water TSS and TP?
EPA's Guidance Specifying Management Measures for Sources of Non-Point Pollution in Coastal Waters, January 1993 (Document #EPA 840-B-92-002)
What is SS Credit 7 called?
Heat Island Effect
What is the intent of the Heat Island Effect Credit?
Reduce heat islands to minimize impact on microclimate and human and wildlife habitat
How many points are available for Heat Island Effect?
Two
How much time is allowed for the growth of shade provided plantings, to meet the minimum standard to reduce non-roof heat islands in the Heat Island Effect: Non-Roof Credit 7.1?
5 years
What are the five alternatives to reduce non-roof heat island effects in Heat Island Effect: Non-Roof Credit 7.1?
Shade 30% of non-roof, impervious surfaces; open-grid pave 30% of non-roof, impervious surfaces use light-colored, high-albedo materials for 30% of the site's non-roof impervious surfaces; 50% of parking underground; open-grid pavement system for 50% of parking.
What reflectance and emissivity standards and characteristics are required for roofing under Heat Island Effect: Roof Credit 7.2?
Use Energy Star® compliant and high emissivity roofing at least0.9 when tested in accordance with ASTM 408).
What percentage of a roof's surface area must meet the defined performance criteria for Heat Island Effect: Roof Credit 7.2?
Minimum of 75% of the roof surface OR install a green roof for at least 50% of the roof area. Combinations of high albedo and vegetated roof can be used providing they collectively cover 75%of the roof area.
What is SS Credit 8 called?
Light Pollution Reduction
What is the intent of the Light Pollution Reduction Credit?
Eliminate light trespass from the site, improve night sky access, and reduce development impact on nocturnal environments.
How many points are available for Light Pollution Reduction?
One
What is required for Light Pollution Reduction Credit 8.0?
Meet or provide lower light levels than those recommended by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) Recommended Practice Manual: Lighting for Exterior Environments(RP-33-99).
What does WE stand for?
Water Efficiency
What is WE Credit 1 called?
Water Efficient Landscaping
What is the intent of Water Efficient Landscape Credit?
Limit or eliminate use of potable water for landscape irrigation.
How many points are available for Water Efficient Landscaping?
Two
What is required for Water Efficient Landscape Credit 1.1?
To reduce site water consumption for irrigation by 50%
What percent of potable water needs to be reduced to get Water Efficient Landscape Credit 1.1?
50% reduction over conventional means.
What is required for Water Efficient Landscape Credit 1.2?
Use only captured rain or recycled site water OR do not install permanent landscape irrigation systems.
What percent of potable water needs to be reduced to get Water Efficient Landscape Credit 1.2?
Potable Free System: 50% additional reduction (100% total reduction).
What are 2 strategies for Water Efficient Landscape Credits?
Design landscape with indigenous plants; Use high efficiency irrigation systems
What is WE Credit 2 called?
Innovative Wastewater Technologies
What is intent of Innovative Wastewater Technologies Credit?
Reduce generation of wastewater and potable water demand while increasing local aquifer recharge.
How many points are available for Innovative Wastewater Technologies?
One
What is required for Innovative Wastewater Technologies Credit 2.0?
Reduce use of municipally provided potable water for building sewage by at least 50% OR treat 100% of wastewater on site to tertiary levels.
What are 2 examples of Innovative Wastewater Technologies?
Change 50% of urinals & toilets to composting toilets and waterless urinals; Reuse storm water or greywater for sewage conveyance.
What is WE Credit 3 called?
Water Use Reduction
What is intent of the Water Use Reduction Credit?
Maximize water efficiency to reduce the burden on municipal water supply.
How many points are available for Water Use Reduction?
Two
What is required for Water Use Reduction Credit 3.1?
Employ strategies that use 20% less water than baseline calculated for building.
What is required for Water Use Reduction Credit 3.2?
Employ strategies that use 30% less water than baseline calculated for building.
What total efficiency percent increase is needed to earn Credit 3.2?
30%
What must be calculated before employing any strategy?
Estimate water needs (identify number of building occupants).
What are some technologies that reduce water demand?
High efficiency fixtures, dry fixtures, and occupant sensors.
What strategy can be used to reduce water demand?
Reuse of storm water and greywater for non-potable applications.
What are non-potable applications where water demand can be reduced?
Toilet flushing, mechanical systems, and custodial uses.
What does EA stand for?
Energy and Atmosphere
How many prerequisites and credits are there in the energy and atmosphere section?
3 prerequisites, 6 credits
What is the name of the first prerequisites?
Fundamental Building System Commissioning
What is the intent of the 1st prerequisite?
Verify that fundamental building elements and systems operate as intended.
What are the fundamental best practice commissioning procedures?
Engage commissioning authority; review design intent and documentation; include commissioning requirements in construction documents; use commissioning plan; verify installation, performance, training and documentation; complete commissioning report.
What is a strategy to achieve EA Prerequisite 1?
Engage a commisioning authority and adopt a commissioning plan.
What is the name of the 2nd prerequisite?
Minimum Energy Performance
What is the intent of the 2nd prerequisite?
Establish the minimum level of energy efficiency.
Which standard must be met to meet this prerequisite?
ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-1999 OR the MNECB 1997 by National Resources Canada CBIP
What is a strategy to achieve EA Prerequisite 2?
Design the building envelope and systems to maximize performance.
What is the name of the 3rd prerequisite?
CFC Reduction in HVAC&R Equipment
What is the intent of the 3rd prerequisite?
Reduce ozone depletion.
Does EA Prerequisite 3 allow any use of CFC-based refrigerants in new HVAC&R systems?
No
Does EA Prerequisite 3 allow any use of CFC-based refrigerants in existing base building HVAC&R systems?
Yes, but you must complete a comprehensive CFC phase-out conversion plan.
What is EA Credit 1 called?
Optimize Energy Performance
How many points are available for Optimize Energy Performance?
Ten
What is the intent of Optimize Energy Performance Credit?
Achieve increasing levels of energy performance.
What standard is used as a baseline for Optimize Energy Performance Credit?
ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-1999 OR the MNECB 1997 by National Resources Canada CBIP
What metric is used when evaluating Optimize Energy Performance Credit?
Cost
What method is used to determine cost savings in Optimize Energy Performance Credit?
Energy Cost Budget Method (whole building simulation).
What are the regulated energy components for Optimize Energy Performance Credit?
HVAC systems, building envelope, service hot water systems, and interior lighting.
How much must you reduce energy design cost for a new and existing buildings to get two points for the Optimize Energy Performance Credit 1.1?
For AHSHRAE: 20% for new, 10% for existing. For MNEBC: 29% for new, 20% for existing.
How much must you reduce energy design cost for a new and existing buildings to get all ten points for the Optimize Energy Performance Credit 1.1?
For AHSHRAE: 60% for new, 50% for existing. For MNEBC: 64% for new, 55% for existing.
What is the EA Credit 2 called?
Renewable Energy
What is the intent of Renewable Energy Credit?
Encourage and recognize increasing levels of on-site renewable energy,help to reduce environmental impacts associated with fossil fuel energy use.
How many points are available for Renewable Energy?
Three
What is the requirement for Renewable Energy Credit 2.1?
5% of total energy load cost in renewables.
What is the requirement for Renewable Energy Credit 2.2?
10% of total energy load cost in renewables.
What is the requirement for Renewable Energy Credit 2.3?
20% of total energy load cost in renewables.
What are some renewable technologies to achieve EA Credit 2?
Solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, hydro and bio-gas.
What is EA Credit 3 called?
Best Practices Commissioning
What is the intent of Additional Commissioning Credit?
Ensure entire building designed, constructed, and calibrated to operate as intended.
What is the difference between Prerequisite 1 and Credit 3?
Prerequisite 1 is for "fundamental building", Credit 3 is for "entire building."
How many points are available for Additional Commissioning?
One
What is the 1st requirement of Additional Commissioning Credit?
1) A commissioning authority, independent of the design team, shall review design prior to the construction document phase.
What is the 2nd requirement of Additional Commissioning Credit?
2) An independent commissioning authority shall review construction documents when close to completion.
What is the 3rd requirement of Additional Commissioning Credit?
3) An independent commissioning authority shall review the contractor submittals relative tosystems being commissioned.
What is the 4th requirement of Additional Commissioning Credit?
4) provide the owner with a single manual that contains the information required for recommissioning building systems.
What is the 5th requirement of Additional Commissioning Credit?
Have a contract in place to review building operation with O&M staff, including • a plan for resolution of outstanding commissioning-related issues within one year after construction completion date. • A plan for reporting and investigation of IAQ concerns
What is EA Credit 4 called?
Ozone Protection
What are 2 intents of the Ozone Protection Credit?
Reduce ozone depletion and support compliance with the Montreal Protocol.
How many points are available for Ozone Protection?
One
What is required for the Ozone Protection Credit?
Install base building level HVAC, refrigeration equipment that do not contain HCFC’s or Halons.
What are some strategies to achieve the Ozone Protection Credit?
Building reuse: replace building systems that contain HCFCs or Halons; new buildings: specify refrigeration and fire suppression systems that use no HCFCs or Halons.
What is EA Credit 5 called?
Measurement & Verification
What is the intent of Measurement & Verification Credit?
Accountability and optimization of building energy and water consumption.
How many points are available for Measurement & Verification?
One
What is the framework used for Measurement & Verification?
Option B,C or D of the2001 International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP) Volume I: Concepts and Options for Determining Energy and Water Savings.
What energy & water systems are included in the Measurement & Verification Credit?
Lighting systems & controls, constant and variable motor loads, variable frequency drive operation, chiller efficiency at variable loads, cooling load, air and water economizer, air distribution static pressures,boiler, indoor water risers, outdoor irrigation.
What are some strategies to achieve the Measurement & Verification Credit?
Model energy & water to predict savings. Design with equipment that measure energy & water
What is EA Credit 6 called?
Green Power
What is the intent of the Green Power Credit?
Encourage the development and use of grid-source energy technologies on a net zero pollution basis
How many points are available for the Green Power?
One
What is the requirement for the Green Power Credit?
Engage in two-year contract to purchase power generated from renewable sources for at least 50% of power.
What framework does the Green Power credit use?
Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) EcoLogo products certification requirements.
What can Green Power be derived from?
Solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, or low impact hydro sources.
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What does MR stand for?
Materials & Resources
What is the MR prerequisite?
Storage and collection of recyclables.
What is the intent of the MR prerequisite?
Reduction in landfill.
What items must be recycled at minimum?
Paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics, and metals.
What is MR Credit 1 called?
Building Reuse
What are 5 intents of Building Reuse Credit?
Extend existing stock, conserve resources, retain cultural resources, reduce waste, reduce environmental impacts.
How many points are available for Building Reuse?
Three
What is the minimum level requirement available for Building Reuse?
75% of structure and shell reused.
How is structure and shell defined for Building Reuse?
Exterior skin and framing.
What is excluded for structure and shell for reuse of building?
Window assemblies) and non-structural roofing materials (for energy efficiency
What is required for Building Reuse Credit 1.2?
95% of structure and shell reused.
What is required for Building Reuse Credit 1.3?
95% of structure and shell reused AND 50% of non-shell areas.
How is nonshell defined for Building Reuse?
Walls, doors, floor coverings, and ceiling systems.
What does LEED prefer upgraded in Building Reuse credit?
Upgrade windows, mechanical systems, and plumbing fixtures, HVAC Systems, insulation
What is MR Credit 2 called?
Construction Waste Management
What are 2 intents of Construction Waste Management credits?
Divert debris from landfill and redirect salvage and recyclables.
How many points are available for Construction Waste Management?
Two
What is required for Construction Waste Management credits?
Waste management plan, quantifying material diversion goals.
How do you calculate the percentage of Construction Waste Management Credits?
Calculations can be done by weight or volume, but must be consistent throughout.
Do you need a plan for Construction Waste Management credits?
Yes, required.
Can you donate salvage materials to nonprofits?
Yes, LEED even uses Habitat as example.
What is required for Construction Waste Management Credit 2.1?
Recycle or salvage 50%.
What is required for Construction Waste Management Credit 2.2?
Recycle or salvage 75%.
What is a strategy for Waste Management credits?
Designate a specific area on site for recycling and track efforts throughout the construction process.
What is MR Credit 3 called?
Resource Reuse
What is intent of Resource Reuse credits?
Extend life of materials reduces demand of virgin materials and reduces waste.
How many points are available for Resource Reuse?
Two
What is required for Resource Reuse Credit 3.1?
Specify 5% salvage or refurbished or reused materials.
What is required for Resource Reuse Credit 3.2?
Specify 10% salvage or refurbished or reused materials.
Name some materials recommended for Resource Reuse?
Beams, posts, paneling, doors and frames, cabinets, built-in furniture, brick and decorative items.
What measure is used to calculate Resource Reuse credit?
Percentage of total cost of building materials (not including labor and equipment).
What is MR Credit 4 called?
Recycled Content
What are 2 intents of Recycled Content points?
Increase demand for recycled content materials and reduce extraction for new materials.
How many points are available for Recycled Content?
Two
What is required for Recycled Content Credit 4.1?
Use materials with recycled content such that the sum of post-consumer recycled content plus one-half of the post-industrial content constitutes at least 7.5% of the total value of the materials in the project.
What is required for Recycled Content Credit 4.2?
Use materials with recycled content such that the sum of post-consumer recycled content plus one-half of the post-industrial content constitutes at least 15% of the total value of the materials in the project.
What is post-consumer Recycled Content?
Materials that are not byproducts of an industrial process, but rather, that have been collected after being used by consumers.
What is post-industrial Recycled Content?
Left over materials from industrial process (leftover fiber in paper making).
What is a strategy for Recycled Content credits?
Establish a project goal, identify material suppliers that can achieve this goal.
What is MR Credit 5 called?
Regional Materials
How many points are available for Regional Materials?
Two
What are 3 intents of Regional Materials credit?
Up demand for local products, reduce environmental impacts of transport and support local economies.
What credit focuses on local economies?
Regional Materials
How does buying locally help the environment?
Reduces transportation impacts (fossil fuels, etc.).
How does buying locally help the economy?
It supports local, often smaller, businesses.
What is required for Local/Regional Materials Credit 5.1?
Use a minimum of 10% of building materials and products that are 80% extracted, processed and manufactured regionally within a radius of 500 miles (or 1500 miles if they are shipped by rail or water).
What is required for Local/Regional Materials Credit 5.2?
Use a minimum of 20% of building materials and products that are 80% extracted, processed and manufactured regionally within a radius of 500 miles (or 1500 miles if they are shipped by rail or water)
How is manufactured defined for Local/Regional Materials?
Manufacturing refers to the final assembly of components into the building product that is furnished and installed by the tradesmen.
What is MR Credit 6 called?
Rapidly Renewable Materials
What is intent of Rapidly Renewable Materials Credit?
Reduce depletion of finite, raw or long-cycle renewables by using Rapidly Renewable Materials.
What is an example of a long-cycle renewable?
Trees
How many points are available for Rapidly Renewable Materials?
One
What is required for Rapidly Renewable Materials Credit?
Specify 5% Rapidly Renewable Materials.
Name some Rapidly Renewable Materials?
Bamboo flooring, wool carpet, strawboard, cotton batt insulation, linoleum flooring, poplar OSB, sunflower seed board, wheatgrass cabinetry.
How does LEED define Rapidly Renewable?
Planted or harvested within 10 year cycle.
What is MR Credit 7 called?
Certified Wood
What is intent of the Certified Wood credit?
Encourage environmentally responsible forest management.
How many points are available for Certified Wood?
One
What is required for the Certified Wood Credit?
Minimum of 50% of wood-based materials certified in accordance with the FSC Guidelines for wood building components.
What is FSC?
Forest Stewardship Council
What does LEED recommend using Certified Wood for?
Framing, flooring, finishes, & non-rented construction applications like bracing, concrete form work.
Eligible for a point if only 2 of 4 pieces of wood in a building are Certified Wood?
Yes
Can SFI Certified Wood use count for LEED credit?
No
Does LEED mention chain of custody for Certified Wood?
LEED specifically states that to achieve MR Credit 7, the FSC chain-of-custody certificate number must be provided.
Can a building product achieve points in LEED?
No, materials can only contribute to achieving points. LEED sets performance based requirements.
Can my company or product be LEED certified?
No, USGBC certifies buildings not companies or products.
Who can certify my products or services?
Scientific Certification Systems, FSC, Green Seal, Green Guard, Building Green, Energy Star.
Can a company use the LEED logo to show it is green?
No but you can use USGBC Member logo if you are a Member.
What does the "E" stand for in IEQ?
Environmental
Name 2 prerequisites in the IEQ Section
1. Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance 2. Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control
What is the intent of Indoor Environmental Quality prerequisite 1?
To prevent the development of indoor air quality problems and contribute to the well-being and comfort of its occupants.
What standard sets the minimum for minimum IAQ performance?
ASHRAE 62-2001
What are the design strategies to address minimum IAQ performance?
Identify potential IAQ problems on the site and locate air intakes away from contaminate sources.
What does ETS mean?
Environmental Tobacco Smoke
What are 2 potential ETS requirements?
1. Prohibit smoking in building and near entry 2. Designated smoking room that effectively removes ETS from the building
What is IEQ Credit 1 called?
Carbon Dioxide Monitoring
What is the intent of the Carbon Dioxide Monitoring Credit?
Provide capacity for IAQ monitoring to sustain comfort and well being.
How many points are available for Carbon Dioxide Monitoring?
One
What ASHRAE standard discusses CO2 and metabolic rates?
ASHRAE 62-2001, Appendix A
What is the strategy for CO2 monitoring?
CO2 monitoring sensors in HVAC, integrated with the building automation system (BAS)
What is IEQ Credit 2 called?
Ventilation Effectiveness
What is the intent of Ventilation Effectiveness Credit?
Provide fresh air.
How many points are available for Increase Ventilation Effectiveness?
One
What does the E stand for in (Eac) ventilation systems?
Air change Effectiveness
In Ventilation Effectiveness, what value should E be in mechanically ventilated spaces?
Greater or equal to 0.9.
In naturally ventilated spaces, what must be summarized in a table?
Provides effective ventilation for 90% of each zone for at least 95% of hours of occupancy.
What standard sets the E for mechanically ventilated buildings?
ASHRAE 129-1997
How do you design an envelope system to optimize E?
Displacement ventilation, low velocity ventilation, plug flow ventilation, and operable windows.
What is IEQ Credit 3 called?
Construction IAQ Management Plan
What is the intent of Construction IAQ Management Plan Credit?
Prevent indoor air quality problems resulting from the construction/renovation process.
How many points are available for Construction IAQ Management Plan?
Two
During construction, the IAQ Management Plan requires following what standards?
SMACNA IAQ Guideline for Occupied Buildings Under Construction, 1995, Chapter 3.
What are the requirements under Construction IAQ Management Plan?
1. Compliance with SMACNA 2. Protection of absorptive material from moisture damage and 3. Replace filtration before occupancy
How long is the flush-out period in Credit EQ3.2
2 weeks (minimum).
What is IEQ Credit 4 called?
Low-Emitting Materials
How many points are available for Low-Emitting Materials?
Four
What is the intent of Low-Emitting Materials Credit?
Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous or potentially irritating.
What material does IEQ Credit 4.1 cover?
Adhesives & sealants
What is the standard for IEQ 4.1?
Adhesives: South Coast Air quality Management District Rule #1168; Sealants: Bay Area Air Quality Management District Reg 8, Rule 51
What material does IEQ Credit 4.2 cover?
Paints & coatings
What is the standard for IEQ 4.2?
Green Seal's Standard GS-11
What material does IEQ Credit 4.3 cover?
Carpet systems
What is the standard for IEQ 4.3?
Carpet & Rug Institute Green Label IAQ Test Program
What material does IEQ Credit 4.4 cover?
Composite wood & agrifiber products
What is the standard for IEQ 4.4?
Products must contain no added urea-formaldehyde resins.
What are the strategies to meet IEQ Credit 4?
Specify low-VOC materials in construction documents. Ensure that VOC limits are clearly stated in each section where adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings, carpet, and composite wood systems are addressed.
What is IEQ Credit 5 called?
Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control
What is the intent of Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control Credit?
Avoid exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals that adversely impact air quality.
How many points are available for Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control?
One
What is the requirement of IEQ Credit 5?
Minimize cross contamination of regularly occupied areas by chemical pollutants.
What is required for Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control Credit?
Permanent entry way systems to capture dirt; provide areas with deck-to-deck partitions with separate outside exhausting; provide drains for appropriate disposal of liquid waste where needed; replace all filtration media immediately prior to occupancy.
What are the strategies to meet IEQ Credit 5?
Design separate exhaust and plumbing systems for rooms with contaminants to achieve physical isolation from the rest of the building; install permanent architectural entryway systems such as grills and grates.
What is IEQ Credit 6 called?
Controllability of Systems
How many points are available for Controllability of Systems?
Two
What is the intent of Controllability of Systems Credit?
Provide a high level of individual occupant control of thermal, ventilation and lighting systems.
What is the requirement of IEQ 6.1?
Provide a minimum of 1 operable window and 1 control zone per 200 SF for all occupied spaces within 15 feet of the perimeter wall.
What is the requirement of IEQ 6.2?
Provide controls for each individual for airflow, temp, and lighting for 50% of the occupants in non-perimeter regularly occupied areas.
What are the strategies to achieve Controllability of Systems Credit?
Design for occupant controls: task lighting, operable windows, underfloor HVAC with individual diffusers.
What is IEQ Credit 7 called?
Thermal Comfort
How many points are available for Thermal Comfort?
Two
What is the intent of Thermal Comfort Credit?
Provide a thermally comfortable environment for the building occupants.
What is the requirement of IEQ Credit 7.1?
Comply with ASHRAE Standard 55-2004
What is the requirement of IEQ Credit 7.2?
Install a permanent temperature and humidity monitoring system, provide operators control over thermal comfort performance and effectiveness of humidification and/or dehumidification systems.
What are the strategies to achieve Thermal Comfort Credit?
Establish temperature and humidity comfort ranges & design the building to maintain these comfort ranges; install and maintain a temperature and humidity monitoring system.
What is IEQ Credit 8 called?
Daylight & Views
How many points are available for Daylight & Views?
Two
What is the intent of Daylight & Views Credit?
Provide a connection between indoor spaces and outdoor environments.
What is the requirement of IEQ 8.1?
Achieve a minimum Daylight Factor of 2% in 75% of all regularly occupied areas
What is the requirement of IEQ 8.2?
Direct line of sight to vision glazing from 90% of all regularly occupied spaces.
What are the techniques to achieve Daylight & Views Credit?
Design the building to maximize daylighting and view opportunities.
What are the strategies to achieve Daylight & Views Credit?
Building orientation, shallow floor plates, increased perimeter, interior and exterior shading devices, high performance glazing and photo integrated light sensors.
What areas are excluded from IEQ Credit 8.1?
Copy rooms, storage areas, mechanical, laundry and other low occupancy support areas.
What techniques verify Daylight & Views Credit?
Physical or computer modeling to assess footcandle and daylight factors.
What does ID stand for?
Innovation & Design Process
What is the intent of ID Credit 1?
To provide points for exceptional design and performance above the requirements set by LEED.
What is ID Credit 1 called?
Innovation in Design
How many possible points are available in ID Credit 1?
Four
What are the requirements for each Innovation and Design point?
In writing, identify the intent of the proposed innovation, the proposed requirement for compliance, the proposed submittals to demonstrate compliance, and the design approach that might be used to meet the requirements.
What is the name of the ID Credit 2.1?
LEED Accredited Professional
What is the intent of ID Credit 2.1?
To support the design integration required by a LEED Green Building project and to streamline the application and certification process.
What is the requirement of the Credit 2.1
At least one principal participant of the project team has successfully completed the LEED Accredited Professional Certificate.