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How many points can you achieve from Indoor Environmental Quality?
15
How many pre-requisites are their for Indoor Environmental Air Quality
2
What is EQ prerequisite 1?
Minimum IAQ Performance
What is EQ prerequisite 2?
Environmental 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?
Construction IAQ Management Plan-During Construction
What is EQ Credit 3.2?
Construction IAQ Management Plan - Before Occupancy
What is EQ credit 4.1?
Low-Emitting Materials - Adhesives & Sealants
What is EQ Credit 4.2?
Low-Emitting Material- Paints and Coatings
Waht is EQ credit 4.3?
Low-Emitting Materials-Carpet Systems
What is EQ credit 4.4?
Low-Emitting Materials- Composite Wood& Agrifber
What is EQ credit 5?
Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control
What is EQ Credit 6.1?
Controllability of Systems-Lighting
What is EQ credit 6.2?
Contorllability 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?
Daylighting & Views- Daylight 75% of spaces
What is EQ Credit 8.2?
Daylighting & Views - Views for 90% of spaces
What is the intent of pre-req EQ 1: Minimum IAQ performance?
Establish minium indoor air quality (IAQ) performance to enhance indoor air quality in buildings, thus contributing to the comfort and well-being of the occupants.
What are the requirements of pre-req EQ 1: Minimum IAQ performance?
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. Naturally ventilated buildings hsall comply with ASHRAE 62.1-2004, paragraph 5.1
What are the potential technologies & strategies of pre-req EQ 1: Minimum IAQ performance?
Design ventilation systems to meet or exceed the minimum outdoor air ventilation rates as described in the ASHRAE standard. Balance the impacts of ventilation rates on energy use and indoor air quality to optimize for energy efficiency and occupant health. Use the ASHRAE 62 Users Manual for detailed guidance on meeting the referenced requirements.
What is the intent of EQ pre-req 2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control?
Minimize exposure of building occupants, indoor surfaces, and ventilation air distribution systems to ETS
What are the requirements of EQ pre-req 2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control? Option 1
Option 1- prohibit smoking in the building or locatie any exterior designated smoking areas at least 25 feet away from entries.
What are the requirements of EQ pre-req 2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control? Option 2
Option 2- prohibit smoking in building except in smoking areas, locate any esterior designated smoking areas at least 25 feet away from entries, outdoor air intakes or operable windows, have designated smoking rooms that contain and remove ETS-no recirculation, performance test the iar pressure of smoking room.
What are the requirements of EQ pre-req 2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control? Option 3
Option 3-residential only, no smoking in common areas, outdoor smoking areas 25ft away for openings & intakes, minimize uncontrolled pathways for ETS transfer between walls, ceilings and floors, weatherstripped doors in residential units leading to common hallways. Blow dryer test of ANSI/ASTM-E779-03 is standard pressurized test
What are the potential technologies and strategies of EQ pre-req 2: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control?
Prohibit smoking in commercial buildings or effectively ocntrol the ventilation air in smoking rooms. For residential buildings, prohibit smoking in common areas, design building envelope and systems to minimize ETS transfer among dwelling units.
What is the intent for EQ credit 1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring?
Provide capacity for ventilation system monitoring to help sustain occupant comfort and well-being
What are the requirements for EQ credit 1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring?
Install permanent monitoring systems that provide feedback on ventilation system performance to ensure that ventilation systems maintain design minimum ventilation requirements. configue all monitoring 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 alert to the building occupants.
What are the requirements for EQ credit 1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring? Mechanically ventilated spaces
Mechanical Ventilated- monitor carbon diozide concentrations within all density occupied spaces >= 25 people 1000sf. For mechanical ventilation system serving non-densely occupied spaces, provide a direct outdoor airflow measurement device capable of measuring the minimum outdoor airflow rate with an accuracy of +- 15% of designed minmium outdoor air rate.
What are the requirements for EQ credit 1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring? Naturally ventilated spaces
Naturally, Monitor Co2 concentrations within all naturally ventilated spaces, CO2 monitoring shall be located with the room between 3-6 ft above floor. Once CO2 sensor may be used to represent multiple spaces if the natural ventilation design uses passive stacks or other means to induce airflow throug those psaces eaually and simultaneously without intervention by building occupants.
What ar the potential technologies & strategies for EQ credit 1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring?
Install carbon dioxide and airflow measurement equipment and feed the information to the HVAC system and/or Building Automation System to trigger corrective action, if applicable. If such automatic controls are not feasible with the building systems, use the measurement equipment ot trigger alarms that inform building operators or occupants of a possible deficiency in outdoor air delivery.
What is the intent of EQ credit 2: Increased Ventilation?
Provide additional outdoor air ventilation to improve indoor air quality for improved occupatn comfort, well-being and productivity.
What are the requirmentes for EQ credit 2: Increased Ventilation? pt 1
Mechanicall ventilated- increase breathing zone outdoor air ventilation rates to all occupied spaces by at least 30% abouve minimum.
What are the requirmentes for EQ credit 2: Increased Ventilation? pt 2
Naturally - design to meet recommendaionts of Carbon trust Good Practice Guide 237. )Determine natural ventilatoin is effective strategy by looking at fig 1.15 flow diagram And use diagrams and calculations to show natural ventialtion systems meet CIBSE or use a macroscopic, multi-zone, analytic model to predict that room-by-room airflows will effectively naturally ventiale.
What are the potential technologies & strategies for EQ credit 2: Increased Ventilation?
For mechancially ventilated spaces, use heat recovery, where appropriate to save on extra ventialtion, for natural, fololow 8 steps described in CArbon Trust Good Practice Guide 237
What is the intent for EQ credit 1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring?
Provide capacity for ventilation system monitoring to help sustain occupant comfort and well-being
What are the requirements for EQ credit 1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring?
Install permanent monitoring systems that provide feedback on ventilation system performance to ensure that ventilation systems maintain design minimum ventilation requirements. configue all monitoring 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 alert to the building occupants.
What are the requirements for EQ credit 1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring? Mechanically ventilated spaces
Mechanical Ventilated- monitor carbon diozide concentrations within all density occupied spaces >= 25 people 1000sf. For mechanical ventilation system serving non-densely occupied spaces, provide a direct outdoor airflow measurement device capable of measuring the minimum outdoor airflow rate with an accuracy of +- 15% of designed minmium outdoor air rate.
What are the requirements for EQ credit 1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring? Naturally ventilated spaces
Naturally, Monitor Co2 concentrations within all naturally ventilated spaces, CO2 monitoring shall be located with the room between 3-6 ft above floor. Once CO2 sensor may be used to represent multiple spaces if the natural ventilation design uses passive stacks or other means to induce airflow throug those psaces eaually and simultaneously without intervention by building occupants.
What ar the potential technologies & strategies for EQ credit 1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring?
Install carbon dioxide and airflow measurement equipment and feed the information to the HVAC system and/or Building Automation System to trigger corrective action, if applicable. If such automatic controls are not feasible with the building systems, use the measurement equipment ot trigger alarms that inform building operators or occupants of a possible deficiency in outdoor air delivery.
What is the intent of EQ credit 2: Increased Ventilation?
Provide additional outdoor air ventilation to improve indoor air quality for improved occupatn comfort, well-being and productivity.
What are the requirmentes for EQ credit 2: Increased Ventilation? pt 1
Mechanicall ventilated- increase breathing zone outdoor air ventilation rates to all occupied spaces by at least 30% abouve minimum.
What are the requirmentes for EQ credit 2: Increased Ventilation? pt 2
Naturally - design to meet recommendaionts of Carbon trust Good Practice Guide 237. )Determine natural ventilatoin is effective strategy by looking at fig 1.15 flow diagram And use diagrams and calculations to show natural ventialtion systems meet CIBSE or use a macroscopic, multi-zone, analytic model to predict that room-by-room airflows will effectively naturally ventiale.
What are the potential technologies & strategies for EQ credit 2: Increased Ventilation?
For mechancially ventilated spaces, use heat recovery, where appropriate to save on extra ventialtion, for natural, fololow 8 steps described in CArbon Trust Good Practice Guide 237
What is intent of EQ credit 3.1: Construction IAQ MGMT Plan?
Reduce Indoor Air Quality problems resutling form the construction/renovation process in orde to help sustain the comfort and well-being of construction workers and building occupants.
What is intent of EQ credit 3.1: Construction IAQ MGMT Plan?
Dvelopm and implement IAQ MGMT Plan. During constr. meet Control Measures of the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) guidelines for Occupied Buildings under construction, protect absorptive materials, use filtration media with minimu efficiency report value of 8 for permante air handlers at each return air grille.
What is intent of EQ credit 3.1: Construction IAQ MGMT Plan?
Adopt an IAQ mgmt plan to protect the HVAC system during construction, control poolutant sources and interrupt contamination pathways. Sequence the installation of materials to avoid contamination of absorptive materials such as insulation, carpeting, ceiling tile nad gypsum wallboard. Consult V2.2 on how to ensure well-being of workers and occupatns.
What is the intent of EQ credit 3.2: Construction IAQ MGMT plan before occupancy?
Rduce indoor air quality problems resulting from the construction/renovation process in order to help sustain the comfort and well-being of construction workers and building occupants.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 3.2: Construction IAQ MGMT plan before occupancy? Option 1
flush-out, after construction before occupancy, perform building flush-out by supplying 14,000cu.ft of outdoor aire per sq.ft of floor area while maintaining an internal temp of at least 60F and relatvie humidity no higher than 60% or ir occupancy before completion, delviery a minimum of 3500 cu.ft of outdoor aire per sq.ft of floor area. Once a space is ccupied, it shal lbe ventilated at a minimum rate of .3cfm/sf or ouside air or the design minimum outside air rate determined in EQ pre-req 1. Begin 3hrs before occupancy. mainatain conditoisn until total 14,000cuft/sq ft of outside air has been delivered.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 3.2: Construction IAQ MGMT plan before occupancy? Option 2
air quality test conduct baseline IAQ testing. Demonstarte that the contaminant maximum concentrations listed below are not exceeded. see pg 329 for rest
What are the potential technologies and strategies of EQ credit 3.2: Construction IAQ MGMT plan before occupancy?
Prior to occupancy, perform a building flush-out or test the air contaminant levels in the building. The flush-out is often used where occupancy is not required immediately upon building completion of construction. IAQ testing can minimize schedule impacts but may be more costly. orrdinate with EQ credits 3.1 and 5 to determine the appropriate specifications and schedules for filtration media.
What is the intent of EQ credit 4.1: Low Emitting Materials Adhesives & Sealants?
Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, irritation and/or harmful to the comfort and well-being of installers and occupants.
What are the requirementsof EQ credit 4.1: Low Emitting Materials Adhesives & Sealants?
All adhesives and sealants used on the interior of the building shall comply with requirements of the following reference standards: Adhesives, Sealants and Sealant Primers-South Coast Air Quality MGMT District (SCAQMD) rulle # 1168. VOC Limits are liste on pg339. Aerosol Adhesives: Green Seal Standard for Commercial Adhesivs GS-36 requirements in effect on Octber 19, 2000.
What are the potential technologies and strategies of EQ credit 4.1: Low Emitting Materials Adhesives & Sealants?
Specify low-VOC materials in construction documents. Ensure hat VOC limits are clearly stated in each section of the specfications where adhesives and sealants are addressed. Common products to evaluate include general construction adhesives, flooring adhesives, fire-stopping sealants, caulking, duct sealants, plumbing adhesives, and cove base adhesives.
What is the intent of EQ credit 4.2: Low-Emitting Materials Paints & Coatings?
Reduce the quanity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and well-being ofinstallers and oocupants.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 4.2: Low-Emitting Materials Paints & Coatings?
paints and coatings need to not exceed VOC content limits established by GReen Seal standard GS-11,paints first edition, Primers must meet the VOC limit for non-flat paint Flats 50g/l and non-flats 150g/l see pg 343 for more
What are the potential technologies and Strategies of EQ credit 4.2: Low-Emitting Materials Paints & Coatings?
Specifly low-VOc paints and coatings in construction documents. Ensure that VOC limits are lcearly stated in each section fo the specifications where paints and coatings are addressed. Track the VOC contetn of all interior paints and coatings during construction.
What is the intent of EQ credit 4.3: Low-Emitting Materials Carpet Systems?
Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are ordorous, irrtiating and/or harmful to the comfort and well-being of insallers and occupants.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 4.3: Low-Emitting Materials Carpet Systems?
all carpet and carpet cushion installed in the building interior shall meet the testing and product requiremetn of the CArpet and Rug Institute's Green Label Plus Program, all carpet adhesive shall meet the requirements of EQ credit 4.1 VOC limit of 50g/l
What are the potential technologies & stratetgies of EQ credit 4.3: Low-Emitting Materials Carpet Systems?
Clearly specify reuirements for product testing and/or certifiaction in the construction documents. Select products that are either certified under the green label plus program or for which testing has been done by qualified indepentd laboratories.
What is the intent of EQ credit 4.4: Low-Emitting Materials Composite Wood & Agrifiber?
REduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and well-being of installers and occupants.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 4.4: Low-Emitting Materials Composite Wood & Agrifiber?
Composite wood and agrifiber products used on the interior of the building shal conatin no added urea-formalhdehyde resins Laminating adhesives used to fabricat on-ste and shop-applied composite wood and agrifiber assemblies shall conatin no added urea-formaldehyde resins. composite wood and agrifiber products are defined as: particleboard, medium density fiberboard, plywood, wheatboard, strawboard, panel substrates and door cores. FFE are not considered base building elemtns
What are the potential technologies and strategies of EQ credit 4.4: Low-Emitting Materials Composite Wood & Agrifiber?
Specify wood and agrifiber products that contain no added urea-formaldehyde resins. Specify laminating adhesives for field and shop applied assemblies that contain no added urea-formaldehyde resins.
Eq credit has supplemental information, what page is it on?
335, now go look at it?
What is the intent of EQ credit 5: Inddor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control?
Minimize exposure of building occupants to potentially hazardous particulates and chemical pollutants.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 5: Inddor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control?
Design to minimize and control pollutant entry into building and later cross-cotamination of regularly occupied areas. 1) employ permanent entryway systems at least six ft long in the primary direction of travel to capture dirt and particulates from entering the building at entryways that are directly connected to the outdoors and that serve as regular entry points for building users. 2) Where hazardous gases or chemicals may be present or used, exhaust each space sufficiently to create negative pressure with adjacent spaces. 3) in mechanically ventilated buildings, provide regularly occupied areas of the building with air filtration media prior to occupancy that provides a Minimum Efficiency REporting Value of 13 or better
What are the potential technologies & strategies of EQ credit 5: Inddor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control?
Design facility cleaning and maintenance areas with isolated exhaust systems for contaminants. Maintain physical isolation from the rest of the regularly occupied areas of the building.
What is the intent of EQ credit 6.1: Controllability of Systems Lighting?
Provide a high level of lighting system control by individual occupants or by specific groups in multi-occupant spaces(i.e., classrooms or conference areas) to promote the productiivity, comfort and well-being of building occupants.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 6.1: Controllability of Systems Lighting?
Provide individual lighting controls for 90% (minimum) of the building occupants to enable adjustments to suit individual task needs and preferenes AND provide lighting system controllability for all shared multi-occupant spaces to enable lighting adjustment that meets group needs and preferences.
What are the potential technologies & strategies of EQ credit 6.1: Controllability of Systems Lighting?
Design the building with occupant controls for lighting. Strategies to consider include lighting controls and task lighting. INtegrate lighting systems controllability into the overall lighting design, providing ambient and task lighting while managing the overall energy use of the building.
What is the intent of EQ credit 6.2: Controllability of Systems Thermal Comfort?
Provide a high level of thermal comfort system control by individual occupants or by specific groups in multi-occupant spaces to promot the productivity, comfort and well-being of building occupants.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 6.2: Controllability of Systems Thermal Comfort?
Provide individual comfort controls for 50% (minimum) of the building occupants to enable adjustments to suit individual task needs and preferences. Operable windows can be used in lieu of comfort controls for occupants of areas that are 20 feet insisde of tand 10 feet to either side of the operable part of the window. The areas of operable window must meet the requirements of ASHRAE 62.1-2004, paragraph 5.1, Natural Ventilation AND provide comfort system controls for all shared multi-occupant spaces to enable adjustments to suit group needs and preferences. conditions for thermal comfort are described in ASHRAE standard 55-2004 to include the primary factors of air temp. radiant temp. air speed and humidity.
What are the potential technologies & strategies of EQ credit 6.2: Controllability of Systems Thermal Comfort?
Design the building and systems with comfort controls to allow adjustments to suit individual needs or those of groups in shared spaces. ASHRAE standard 55-2004 identifies the factorsof thermal comfort and a process for developing comfort criteria for building spaces that suit the needs of the occupants involved in their daily activities.
What is the intent of EQ credit 5: Inddor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control?
Minimize exposure of building occupants to potentially hazardous particulates and chemical pollutants.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 5: Inddor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control?
Design to minimize and control pollutant entry into building and later cross-cotamination of regularly occupied areas. 1) employ permanent entryway systems at least six ft long in the primary direction of travel to capture dirt and particulates from entering the building at entryways that are directly connected to the outdoors and that serve as regular entry points for building users. 2) Where hazardous gases or chemicals may be present or used, exhaust each space sufficiently to create negative pressure with adjacent spaces. 3) in mechanically ventilated buildings, provide regularly occupied areas of the building with air filtration media prior to occupancy that provides a Minimum Efficiency REporting Value of 13 or better
What are the potential technologies & strategies of EQ credit 5: Inddor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control?
Design facility cleaning and maintenance areas with isolated exhaust systems for contaminants. Maintain physical isolation from the rest of the regularly occupied areas of the building.
What is the intent of EQ credit 6.1: Controllability of Systems Lighting?
Provide a high level of lighting system control by individual occupants or by specific groups in multi-occupant spaces(i.e., classrooms or conference areas) to promote the productiivity, comfort and well-being of building occupants.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 6.1: Controllability of Systems Lighting?
Provide individual lighting controls for 90% (minimum) of the building occupants to enable adjustments to suit individual task needs and preferenes AND provide lighting system controllability for all shared multi-occupant spaces to enable lighting adjustment that meets group needs and preferences.
What are the potential technologies & strategies of EQ credit 6.1: Controllability of Systems Lighting?
Design the building with occupant controls for lighting. Strategies to consider include lighting controls and task lighting. INtegrate lighting systems controllability into the overall lighting design, providing ambient and task lighting while managing the overall energy use of the building.
What is the intent of EQ credit 7.1: Thermal Comfort Design?
Provide a comfortable thermal environment that supports the productivity and well-being of building occupants.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 7.1: Thermal Comfort Design?
Desing HVAC systems and building envelope to meet the requirements of ASHRAE standard 55-2004, Thermal Comfort Conditions for Human Occupancy. Demonstrate design compliance in accordance with the section 6.1.1 documentation.
What are the potential technologies & strategies of EQ credit 7.1: Thermal Comfort Design?
Establish comfort criteria per ASHRAE standard 55-2004 that support the desired quality and occupant satisfaction with building performance. Design building envelope and systems with the capability to deliver performance to the comfort criteria under expected environmental and use conditions. Evaluate air temperature, radiant temperature, air peed, and relatvie humidity in an integrated fashion and coordinate these criteria with EQ prerequisiste 1, EQ credit 1 and EQ credit 2.
What is something special about EQ credit 7.2?
Can be 1 point in addition to EQ credit 7.1
What is the intent of EQ credit 7.2: Thermal Comfort Verification?
Provide for the assessment of building thermal comfort over time.
What are the requirementsof EQ credit 7.2: Thermal Comfort Verification?
Agree to implement a thermal comfort survey of building occupants within a period of six to 18 months after occupancy. This survey should collect anonymous responses about thermal comfort in the building including an assessment of overall satisfaction with thermal performance and identification of thermal comfort-related problems. Agree to develop a plan for corrective action if the survey results indicate that more than 20% of occupants are dissatisfied with thermal comfort in the building. This plan should include measurement of relevant environmental variables in problem areas in accordance with ASHRAE standard 55-2004.
What are the potential technologies & strategies of EQ credit 7.2: Thermal Comfort Verification?
ASHRAE standard 55-2004 provides guidance for establishing thermal comfort criteria and the documentation and validation of building performance to the criteria. While the standard is not intended for purposes of continuous monitoring and maintenance of the thermal envrionment, the principles expressed in the standard provide a basis for deisng of monitoring and corrective action systems.
What is the intent of EQ credit 8.1: Daylight and views -Daylight 75% of spaces?
Provide for the building occupants a connection between indoor spaces and the outdoors through the introduction of daylight and views into the regularly occupied areas of the buildings.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 8.1: Daylight and views -Daylight 75% of spaces [option 1]
Option 1- Glazing, achieve minimu glazing factor of 2% in a minimum of 75% of all regularly occupied areas. GF= (Window area/floor area) * window geometry factor* (actual tvis/minimum tvis) * window height factor
What are the requirements of EQ credit 8.1: Daylight and views -Daylight 75% of spaces [option 2]
Option 2- Daylight simulation model. demonstrate, through computer simulation, that a minimum daylight illumination level of 25 footcandles has been achieved in a minimum of 75% of all regularly occupied areas. Modeling must demonstrate 25 horizontal footcandles under clear sky conditions, at noon, on the equinoz, at 30" above the floor.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 8.1: Daylight and views -Daylight 75% of spaces [option 3]
Option 3 - Daylight Measurement, demonstrate, through records of indoor light measurements, that a minimum daylight illumination level of 25 footcandles has been achieve in at least 75% of all regularly occupied areas. Measurements must be taken on a 10-foot grid for all occupied spaces and must be recorded on building floor plans.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 8.1: Daylight and views -Daylight 75% of spaces [General]
In all cases, only the square footage associated with the protions of frooms or spaces meeting the minimum illumination requirements can be applied towards the 75% of total area calculation required to qualify for this credit. IN all cases, provide daylight redirection and/or glare control devices to avoid high-contrast situations that could impede visual tasks. eXceptions for areas where tasks would be hindered by the use of daylihgt will be considered on their merits.
What are the potential technologies and strategies of EQ credit 8.1: Daylight and views -Daylight 75% of spaces
Design the building to maximize interior daylighting. Strategies to consider include building orientation, shallow floor plates, increased building perimeter, exterior and interior permanent shading devices, high performance glazing and automatic photocellbased controls. Predict daylihgt factors via manual calculations or model daylighting strategies with a physical or computer model to assess footcandle levels and daylight factors achieved.
What is the intent of EQ credit 8.2: Daylight & views - Views for 90% of Spaces?
Provide for the building occupants a connection between indoor spaces and the outdoors through the introduction of daylihgt and views into the regularly occupied areas of the building.
What are the requirements of EQ credit 8.2: Daylight & views - Views for 90% of Spaces?
Achieve direct line of sight to the outdoor environment via vision glazing between 2'6" and 7'6" above finish floor ofr building occupants in 90% of all regularly occupied areas. Determine the area with direct line of sight by totaling the regularly occupied square footage taht meets the following criteria: 1) in plan view, the area is within sight lines drawn from the perimeter vsion glazing. 2) in section view, a direct sight line can be drawn from teh area to perimeter vision glazing. linge of sight may be drawn through interior glazing. For private offices, the entire sqyare footage of the office can be counted if 75% or more of the area has direct line of sight to perimerter vision glazing. Multi-occupant spaces the actual square footage with direct line of sight to perimeter vision glazing is counted.
What are the potential technologies & strategies of EQ credit 8.2: Daylight & views - Views for 90% of Spaces?
Design the space to maximize daylighting and view opportunities. STrategies to consider include lower partition heights, interior shading devices, interior glazing, and automatic photocel-based controls.