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INTENTS, REQUIREMENTS, SUBMITTALS & STANDARDS PREREQ CREDIT & POSSIBLE POINTS

7 possible points Up to 3

INTENT

REQUIREMENTS

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS

SUSTAINABLE SITES 1 Site Selection Option 1A Brownfield Development

½

Encourage tenants to select buildings with best practices and employed green strategies Rehabilitate damaged land (real or perceived environmental contamination) to reduce pressure on/preserve undeveloped land Limit disruption and pollution of natural water flows by managing storm water run off

Select a LEED certified building, OR Locate a space in a building with 2 or more of the options in place. No rounding up (need 2 options at ½ point to get a point)

LEED Letter Template

⋅ A building on a site documented as contaminated via CSA Z769
Standard for Phase II Environmental Site Assessments. Effective remediation of contamination must be complete to earn this half point, OR Building on a site that has been classified as contaminated by a local, provincial or federal body. Remediation must have occurred A building that prior to its development had: ⋅ Less than or equal to 50% imperviousness and has implemented a storm water management plan that equals or is less than the predeveloped 1.5 year 24 hour rate & quantity discharge, OR ⋅ If greater than 50% imperviousness, has implemented a storm water management plan which has reduced the pre-developed 1.5 year 24 hour rate & quantity discharge by 25% of the actual storm water load falling on the site. Pre-developed rate is set to equal actual annual average - unless this actual exceeds the P10Y average, in which case use this average Mitigation may be through a variety of means such as: Perviousness of site, stormwater retention ponds, capture of rainwater for reuse or other measure

Option 1B Stormwater Management, Rate & Quantity

½

Option 1C Stormwater Management, treatment

½

Limit disputation to natural water flows by eliminating stormwater run off, increasing on site infiltration and eliminating contaminants

A building that has in place a site area stormwater treatment system to remove: ⋅ Average annual site area 80% of total suspended solids

⋅ Average annual site area 40% total phosphorous

These values are based on the average annual 2 year 24 hour storm. The building must implement and maintain BMP outlined in Chapter 4, Part 2 (Urban Runoff) of the US EPA’s Guidance Specifying Management Measures for Sources of Nonpoint Pollution in Coastal Waters January 1993 (Document No EPA 840B92002) or the local governments BMP, whichever is most stringent

LEED Letter Template (Civil engineer or responsible party)declaring type of damage that existing and remediation taken Letter from appropriate regulatory body certifying that site was considered contaminated LEED Letter Template (Civil Engineer or Other responsible party) Declare that the post development 1.5 year 24 hour peak discharge rate & quantity does not exceed the pre development rate for the same time period, and that site imperviousness is less than or equal to 50% (provide calculations). In an audit, show no net increase in imperviousness of site. OR Declare & demonstrate that the storm water management strategies result in a rate and quantity of discharge that have been reduced by at least 25%. Include calculations to prove that existing site imperviousness exceeds 50%. In an audit, provide a copy of the storm water management plan & provide calculations to show how actions have reduced net imperviousness of site by 25% vs. existing LEED Letter Template (Civil Engineer or responsible party), declaring that the design meets or exceeds BMP as outlined in EPA or local municipal standard, whichever is most stringent, for removing TSS or TP

CSA Z769 Standard for Phase II Environmental Site Assessments

EPA BMP outlined in Chapter 4, Part 2 (Urban Runoff) of the US EPA’s Guidance Specifying Management Measures for Sources of Nonpoint Pollution in Coastal Waters January 1993 (Document No EPA 840B92002)

Option 1D Heat Island
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½

Reduce heat islands (thermal gradient differences between

⋅ A building that provides shade (or will within 5 years of landscape
install) and/or uses light coloured/high albedo materials with a SRI

PREREQ CREDIT
Reduction, Roof

& POSSIBLE POINTS
Non

INTENT
developed and undeveloped areas) to minimize impact on micro climate & human and animal habitat

REQUIREMENTS
(solar reflective index) of 30 or better, and /or open grid pavement, that individually or in total equals at least 30% of the sites non roof impervious surfaces (including parking, walkways, plazas, fire lanes, etc). OR Have placed a minimum of 50% of parking spaces underground or under cover. OR Used an open grid paving system (<50% impervious) for 50% of the parking area

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS

⋅ ⋅

Option 1E Heat Island Reduction, Roof

½

Reduce heat islands (thermal gradient differences between developed and undeveloped areas) to minimize impact on micro climate & human and animal habitat

Option 1F Light Pollution Reduction

½

Eliminate light trespass from the buildings & site, improve night sky access and reduce development impact on nocturnal environments

A building with roofing having a SRI index greater than or equal to Table SS2 for a minimum of 75% of the roof surface Table SS2 EPA Energy Star Roof Criteria ⋅ Low sloped roof, ≤2.12 slope, SRI = 78 ⋅ Steep sloped roof, ≥2.12 slope, SRI = 29 OR A building that has installed a green (vegetated) roof for at least 50% of the roof surface, OR A building having in combination high SRI roofs & vegetated roofs that satisfy the following area requirement: Total roof area ≤ [(area of SRI roof x 1.33) + ( area of vegetated roof x 2)] Skylights/equipment etc are excluded from roof area calculation A building that meets or provides lower light levels & uniformity ratios than those recommended by (IESNA) Illuminating engineering Society of North America Recommended Practice Manual: Lighting for External Environments (RP - 29-99) ⋅ All exterior light fixtures with more than 1000 initial light lumens are shielded ⋅ All luminaries with more than 3500 initial lamp lumens meet the Full Cut Off IESNA Classification ⋅ The maximum candela of all interior lighting shall fall within the property The light from a Luminaire within 2.5 x its’ mounting distance from the property line shall have shielding such that all its light fall within the property boundary

LEED Letter Template, signed by architect, civil engineer, pr responsible party ⋅ Reference plan & declare 75% of roof area have SRI values at least equal to values in table SS2 Declare that vegetated roof area is at least 50% of roof area

ASTM & EPA, page 42

LEED Letter Template (lighting designer or an appropriate party), declaring that Credit requirements have been met In audit, the goal is to prove: ⋅ Prevent any direct beam illumination from leaving the site ⋅ Demonstrate thru the plan the fixtures & what they are supposed to light Demonstrate use of diffuse & muted light, meeting IESNA values as measured at eye-height, and not create glare of direct lighting onto a neighbourhood property, streets or night sky

ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1 - 2004 Exterior Lighting Standards IESNA) Illuminating Engineering Society of North America Recommended Practice Manual: Lighting for External Environments (RP 29-99) (RP = Recommended Practices) ⋅ Also RP 33 (written to address environmentally sensitive lighting ⋅ Also RP 20-98: lighting for Parking Facilities. Not all lighting levels in these texts are appropriate for

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& POSSIBLE POINTS

INTENT

REQUIREMENTS

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS
environmentally sensitive areas, so it is important to use lowest recommended values ⋅ Not all currently provide good enviro design guidance & are being rewritten (over time) ⋅ Table SS11 Light Trespass Limitations - these are levels to use; measured at the eye on a plane perpendicular to the line of sight

Option 1G Water Efficient Irrigation, Reduced by 50%

½

Limit or eliminate the use of potable water for landscape irrigation

A building that employs high efficiency irrigation OR Uses captured rain or recycled site water To reduce potable water consumption by 50% over conventional means

Option 1H Water Efficient Irrigation, No Potable Water or No Irrigation Option 1I Innovative Wastewater Technologies Option 1J Water Use Reduction, 20% or 30% Option 1K Onsite Renewable Energy

½

Limit or eliminate the use of potable water for irrigation

A building that uses only recycled site water or captured rainwater for irrigation (once plants have been established) OR Does not have permanent landscaping irrigation systems

½

Reduce generation of wastewater & potable water demand, while increasing the local aquifer recharge (about flushing toilets) Maximize water efficiency within buildings to reduce the burden on municipal water supply & wastewater systems Encourage & recognize increasing levels of on site renewable energy self supply in order to reduce environmental impacts associated with fossil fuel

⋅ A building that reduces use of municipally provided potable water for ⋅
sewage conveyance by a minimum of 50% OR Treats 100% of wastewater on site to tertiary standards

½-1

A building that meets the 20% OR 30% reduction, and has a plan to require that future occupants comply. ⋅ 20% = ½ point ⋅ 30% = 1 point A building that provides at least 5% of the buildings total energy use (expressed as a fraction of annual energy cost) through on site renewable energy systems ⋅ On site renewable energy = 5% (1/2 point) ⋅ On site renewable energy = 10% (1 point)

½-1

LEED Letter template (architect, engineer or responsible party), declaring potable water consumption for site irrigation has been reduced by 50% ⋅ Include a brief narrative on equipment used and/or use of draught resistant or native plants Include calculations, based on July conditions (see Calculation protocol for Option H) LEED Letter Template (responsible architect and/or engineer), declaring the project site will not use potable water for irrigation (and specifics of how landscaping on site will be maintained) Calc: species factor; density factor; microclimate factor (minus greywater) LEED Letter Template (architect, MEP engineer or responsible party), declaring water for building sewage conveyance will be reduced by at least 50% OR 100% treated to tertiary standards. Include spreadsheet & calculations LEED Letter Template (MEP engineer or responsible party), declaring use of 20 30% below baseline fixture performance listed in Table SS 20. detail in spreadsheet for audit request see WE Credit 1 LEED Letter Template (architect, owner or responsible party) Include narrative describing on site renewable energy systems

ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1 - 1999 Energy standard for buildings except low rise residential On site renewable or

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INTENT
energy use

REQUIREMENTS
Solar, wind, low impact hydro, bio gas

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS
site recovered energy that might be used to capture EA Credit 2 is handled as a special case in the modelling process. If either renewable or recovered energy is produced at the site, the Energy Cost Budget (ECB) Method considered it free energy and it is not included in the Design Energy Cost. See Calculation section for details

Option 1L Other Quantifiable Environmental Performance

½-3

Encourage tenants to select buildings with best practice systems and employed green strategies

A building that had in place at time of selection other quantifiable environmental performance, for which the requirements may be found in other LEED rating systems

2 Development Density & Community Connectivity

1

Channel development into urban areas with existing infrastructure, protect greenfields and preserve habitat & natural resources Increase density within existing urban fabric

Option A Select space in a building located in established, walkable community w/minimum density of 13,800 m² per hectare (60,000 square feet per acre), 2 story downtown development ⋅ Majority of buildings 2 stories tall & cover 75% of given property Option B Select space located in a building w/in 800 meters (1/2 mile) of a residential zone/average density of 25 units/hectare (10 units/acre) net Pedestrian access to at least 10 of the basic services (e.g. bank, day care, pharmacy, etc) Select a building within 800 meters (1/2 mile) of a commuter rail, light rail or subway station, or 400 meters (1/4 mile) of two or more public or campus bus lines available to tenant occupants. Accessible walking Provide secured bicycle storage, with convenient changing/shower facilities with 183 m (200 yards) of the building for 5% or more of the tenant occupants. Shower - one for every 8 bicycling occupants

LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer, building owner, engineer or other responsible party), declaring compliance as defined in other LEED rating systems OR Declaring exemplary performance has been achieved somewhere in SS Credit 1 Options LEED letter template, include actual densities (with plan)

3.1 Alternative Transportation, Public Transportation Access 3.2 Alternative Transportation, Bicycle Storage & Changing rooms 3.3. Alternative Transportation, Parking Availability
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1

Reduce pollution & development impacts automobile use

land from

LEED letter template, appropriately signed, confirming Area map highlighting building & transportation LEED letter template If audited: maps, photos, calculations Based on FTE

1

Reduce pollution & development impacts automobile use

land from

1

Reduce pollution and land development impacts from single occupancy vehicle use

Case 1: Projects occupying less than 75% of gross building area:

LEED letter template (signed), with either zoning info, or lease documents showing how parking allocation is within these guidelines

PREREQ CREDIT

& POSSIBLE POINTS

INTENT

REQUIREMENTS
Option A ⋅ Parking provided to tenants shall not exceed minimum number of spots required by zoning. ⋅ Priority parking provided for van & car pools for 5% or more of tenant occupants (assume 2 people/car - so really means for 2.5% of tenant occupants) Option B No parking provided or subsidized for tenant occupants Case 2: Projects occupying 75% or over of gross building area Option A ⋅ Parking provided to tenants shall not exceed minimum number of spots required by zoning. ⋅ Priority parking provided for van & car pools for 5% or more of building occupants (assume 2 people/car - so really means for 2.5% of occupants) Option B ⋅ No new parking added for rehab projects

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS

⋅ Preferred parking provided for van & car pools for 5% or more of
building occupants WATER EFFICIENCY 1.1 Water Use Reduction, 20% Reduction 2 possible points 1 Maximize water efficiency within tenant spaces to reduce the burden on municipal water supply and waste water systems (spaces = space tenants occupy & use) Maximize water efficiency within tenant spaces to reduce the burden on the municipal water supply and wastewater systems Use 20% less potable water than baseline calculated for tenant space (not including irrigation) after meeting the Energy Policy Act of 1992 fixture performance requirements ⋅ Water closets, urinals, showerheads, faucets, replacement aerators, metering faucets Strategies that in aggregate use 30% less potable water than baseline Exemplary = 40% (can also include process & other water uses) Calculation: daily uses (3); flow rate; duration; occupants = water use (greywater reuse) LEED letter template, signed by Mechanical Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) Engineer certifying 20% less than baseline performance requirements in Table WE 2 Spreadsheets & narrative to support As above, but for 30% reduction

1.2 Water Use Reduction, 30% Reduction

1

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PREREQ CREDIT

& POSSIBLE POINTS
12 possible points Required

INTENT

REQUIREMENTS

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS

ENERGY & ATMOSPHERE P1 Fundamental Commissioning

Verify that the projects energy related systems are installed, calibrated & perform as intended

The following shall be completed by the commissioning team: ⋅ Designate an individual as the commissioning authority to lead the commissioning process activities. This individual should not be directly involved in project design or construction management ⋅ Clearly document the tenant’s project requirements and the basis of design for the buildings energy related systems. Updates to these documents should be made by the design team during the design & construction phase ⋅ Develop & incorporate commissioning requirements into the commissioning documents ⋅ Develop & utilize a commissioning plan

⋅ Verify that the installation & performance of energy consuming
systems meet the tenants project requirements & basis of design Complete a Commissioning Report ⋅ Commissioned systems include (as a minimum) - systems within control of the client: ⋅ Heating, ventilation, air conditioning & refrigeration (HVAC & R) systems (mechanical & passive) & associated controls ⋅ Lighting control, including daylighting ⋅ Domestic hot water system ⋅ Renewable energy systems (PV, wind, solar, etc) Design portion of the building as covered by the tenants scope of work to comply with ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 - 2004 or the local energy code, whichever is more stringent ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ Standard does not apply to: Single family homes Multi family structures of 3 habitable stories or less above grade Manufactured homes (mobile, modular) Building that do not use electricity or fossil fuel Or equipment & portions of building that use energy primarily for industrial, manufacturing or commercial processes Building envelopes requirements are provided for semi heated spaces such as warehouses The standard provides criteria in the following general categories: Building envelope (section 5) HVAC (section 6) Service water heating (section 7) Power (section 8) Lighting (section 9) Other equipment (section 10) Energy cost budget method (ECBM) - section 11 Performance rating method - Appendix G Within each section there are mandatory provisions that must always be met, as well as additional prescriptive requirements. Some sections also contain a performance alternative

LEED Letter Template (Commissioning Authority & tenant), confirming that the essential commissioning requirements have been successfully executed or will be provided under existing contract ⋅ Provide a narrative - will be used for this credit & other EA & EQ credits ⋅ Use drawings/diagrams ⋅ Explain how HVAC works, portions shared with other tenants or the base building, improvements made as part of project to building systems that serve the project space

P2 Minimum Energy Performance

Required

Establish the minimum level of energy efficiency for the tenant space systems

LEED Letter Template (professional engineer or other responsible party), stating compliance to ASHRAE (if local code - prove more stringent than ASHRAE) ⋅ Provide narrative re key HVAC & lighting initiatives employed ⋅ Provide schedule of HVAC and lighting equipment installed within tenants scope of work, identifying equipment & its’ capacitates, efficiencies & controls, and corresponding ASHRAE Standard 90.1 or code mandated requirements If simulation done according to Canadian Model National Energy Code 1997 and applicable Commercial Buildings Incentive Program (CBIP) provide their report

ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1 - 2004: Energy Standard for Buildings except low rise residential buildings ⋅ ASHRAE formed under an ANSI (American National Standards Institute) consensus process ⋅ Project committee consisted of >90 individual & organizations interested in commercial energy codes for non residential projects (commercial, institutional & some portions of industrial buildings), as well as for high rise residential, ⋅ IESNA is a joint sponsor

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PREREQ CREDIT

& POSSIBLE POINTS

INTENT

REQUIREMENTS
⋅ The Energy Cost Budget Method (section 11) allows the user to exceed some of the prescriptive elements, as long as savings are made in other areas. The mandatory elements must always be met

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS
⋅ Establishes minimum requirements for the energy efficient design of these buildings ⋅

P3 CFC Reduction in HVAC & R Equipment

Required

Reduce ozone depletion

1.1 Optimize Energy Performance, Lighting Power

1-3

Achieve increasing levels of energy conservation beyond the referenced standard to reduce environmental impacts associated with excessive energy use

Zero use of CFC (Chlorofluorocarbons) refrigerants in new tenant HVAC & R systems when within scope of work Note - if don’t touch old HVAC, then not applicable Exemplary: ID point for attaining a quantifiable positive environmental impact for items not covered within LEED CI; eliminated use of Ozone Depleting materials or materials with global warning potential may qualify for ID point Reduce connected lighting power below that allowed by ASHRAE 90.1 - 2004 using either the Space by Space Method, or applying the whole building lighting power allowance to the entire tenant space Option A: Reduce lighting power density 15% below the standard (1 point) Option B: Reduce the lighting power density by 25% below the standard (2 points) Option C: Reduce lighting power density by 35% below the standard (3 points) Exemplary: 45% or greater savings Install daylight responsive controls in all regularly occupied spaces within 4.5 m (15 ft) of windows & under skylights

LEED Letter Template (licensed professional engineer or responsible party), declaring no CFC’s in HVAC installed or renovated within scope

LEED Letter Template (professional engineer or other responsible party), showing lighting power density has been reduced by x% below the standard Provide lighting equipment schedules confirming LEED Letter Template entries, showing luminaries, lamps, ballasts, and their efficiencies and controls, and their corresponding ASHRAE Standard 90.1 code mandated requirements LEED Letter Template (professional engineer or other responsible party), confirming lighting install in accordance with the standard and provide narrative re lighting controls & savings installed in space ⋅ provide lighting schedules, identifying light details, efficiencies & controls & ASHRAE info Lighting Compliance Document from ASHRAE - one thing needed in an audit LEED Letter Template (licensed professional engineer or architect), confirming standard met. Also, narrative describing HVAC in tenant space & in total building. Give plans & schedules to prove compliance For Option B, declare that HVAC system energy consumption is 15 or 30% lower than a budget or baseline case defined in ASHRAE section 11 or Appendix G. Provide a completed copy of Energy Cost Budget (ECB) Compliance Form. Provide a narrative of the plans & schedules to prove compliance

ASHRAE 90.1

1.2 Optimize Energy Performance, Lighting Controls

1

Achieve increasing levels of energy conservation beyond the prerequisite standard to reduce environmental impacts associated with excessive energy use (Daylight controls)

ASHRAE 90.1 - 2004

1.3 Optimize Energy Performance, HVAC

1-2

Achieve increasing levels of energy conservation beyond the Prerequisite standard to reduce environmental impacts associated with excessive energy use.

Option A (prescriptive): Implement one of both of the following strategies: ⋅ equipment efficiency (1 point) o install HVAC systems which comply with the efficiency requirements outlined in the New Buildings Institute, Inc’s publication “Advanced Buildings: Energy Benchmark for High Performance Buildings (E-Benchmark)” PRESCRIPTIVE criteria for mechanical efficiency requirements, sections 2.4 (less ASHRAE standard 55), 2.5 & 2.6 ⋅ appropriate zoning & controls (1 point) o zone tenant fit out spaces to meet following requirements:  every solar exposure must have a separate control zone

Advanced Buildings: Energy Benchmark for High Performance Buildings (EBenchmark), New Buildings Institute, Inc. ⋅ non profit ⋅ mission to promote energy efficiency in buildings through policy development, research, guidelines & codes ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1 - 2004

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INTENT

REQUIREMENTS
interior spaces must be separately zoned private offices & specialty spaces (e.g. boardrooms) must have active controls capable of sensing zone use & modulating HVAC system in response to space demand Option B (performance): Reduce design energy cost compared to the energy cost budget for regulated energy components described in the requirements of ASHRAE 90.1-2004 ⋅ demonstrate that HVAC system component performance criteria used for tenant space are 15% better than a system that is in minimum compliance with ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 - 2004 (1 point) OR ⋅ demonstrate that HVAC system component performance criteria used for tenant space are 30% better than a system that is in minimum compliance with ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 - 2004 (2 points)   Exemplary Performance: 45% or greater (Option B)

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS
mNEB (Model National Energy Building Code) CBIP assessment re energy simulation

1.4 Optimize Energy Performance. Equipment & Appliances

1 -2

Achieve increasing levels of energy conservation beyond the prerequisite standard to recue environmental impacts associated with excessive energy use

⋅ For all Energy Star equipment installed on the premises including: o Appliances o Office equipment o Electronics o Commercial food service equipment o But excluding: HVAC, lighting & building envelope product

LEED Letter Template (responsible party), confirming Energy Star % ⋅ provide narrative ⋅ provide schedule listing all Energy Star ratings & relative percent

⋅ 70%, by rated power, of Energy Star eligible equipment & appliances
shall be Energy Star rated (1 point) OR

EPA Energy Products Products in more than 50 categories are eligible for the ENERGY STAR. They use less energy, save money, and help protect the environment.

⋅ 90%, by rated power, of Energy Star eligible equipment & appliances
2 Enhanced Commissioning 1 Verify & ensure that the tenant space is designed, constructed and calibrated to operate as intended shall be Energy Star rated (2 points) In addition to the Fundamental Commissioning Prerequisite, implement or have a contract to implement the following additional commissioning process activities 1. designate a Commissioning Authority independent of the design & construction firms to lead the Commissioning Review activities prior to the end of Design Development 2. conduct a review of the tenant spaces energy related contractor submittals 3. develop a single manual that contains all info for recommissioning the tenant space energy related systems 4. Verify that the requirements for training operating personnel & tenant space occupants are completed. Have a contract in place to review tenant space operation with O & M personnel and occupants, including a plan for resolution of outstanding commissioning related issues 8 - 10 months after final acceptance Case 1: For those projects with an area that constitutes less than 75% of total area: ⋅ Install sub-metering equipment to measure energy & water use within tenant space (1 point) LEED Letter Template (tenant or independent Commissioning Authority), confirm that enhanced commissioning requirements 1 & 2 have been met, and there is a contract in place for 3 & 4

3 Energy Use, Measurement & Payment Accountability
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2

Provide for the on going accountability & optimization of tenant energy & water consumption performance over time

LEED Letter Template (professional engineer or other responsible party) Case 1: describe metering equipment or show portion of lease that proves energy costs are paid directly by tenant

International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP), Volume 1,

PREREQ CREDIT

& POSSIBLE POINTS

INTENT

REQUIREMENTS ⋅ Negotiate a lease where energy costs are paid by the tenant & not
built into the base rent (1 point) Case 2: For those projects which constitute 75% or more of a building, install continuous metering equipment at the following end users (2 points) know this list: ⋅ Lighting system & controls ⋅ Constant & variable motor loads ⋅ Variable frequency drive (VFD) operation ⋅ Chiller efficiency at variable loads (KW/tonne) ⋅ Cooling loads ⋅ Air & water economizer & heat recovery cycles ⋅ Air distribution static pressures & ventilation air volumes ⋅ Boiler efficiencies ⋅ Building related process energy systems & equipment ⋅ Indoor water riser and outdoor irrigation systems For both cases develop a Measurement & Verification plan that incorporates the monitoring information form the above & is consistent with Option B, C or D of the 2001 International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP), Volume 1: Concepts & Options for Determining Energy & Water Savings

SUBMITTALS
Case 2: confirm metering equipment has been provided for each end user & declaring the option to be followed under IPMVP, 2001 version, plus provide a copy of the M & V plan following IPMVP including an executive summary

STANDARDS
2001 Version ⋅ Presents best practice techniques available for verifying savings produced by energy & water efficiency projects ⋅ While emphasis is on retrofits, protocol identifies the required steps for new building design in Section 6.0 ⋅ Section 3.0 provides general approach procedures and issues ⋅ Section 4.0 provides guidance on retrofit projects www.ipmvp.org

4 Green Power

1

Encourage the development & use of grid source, renewable energy technologies on a zero net pollution basis

Provide at least 50% of the tenant’s electricity for renewable sources by engaging in at least a 2 year renewable energy contract. Renewable sources are defined as those that meet Environment Canada Environmental Choice Program’s Eco-Logo requirements for Green Power supplies Calculations: ⋅ DEC

LEED Letter Template (tenant or other responsible party), confirming that supplied green power equals 50% of project energy consumption provide copy of 3 year contract

⋅ Actual energy consumption (must be able to separate out regulated &
non regulated loads; may need to add some data back into electricity bills to account for everything) ⋅ Default energy consumption (8 Kw/hr; 16 for exemplary) - product is not cut in half Exemplary: 100% green power contract MATERIALS & RESOURCES P1 Storage & Collection of
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EcoLogo Electricity ⋅ environmental Choice Program certifies a wide range of preferred products ⋅ now run by Terra Choice ⋅ for EcoLogo = solar, wind, small scale hydro, biomass No more than 2% of the power can be derived from non renewable resources and sales of EcoLogo electricity can not exceed production

14 possible points Required

Facilitate the reduction of waste generated by building occupants that is hauled to

Provide easily accessible dedicated area that serves the tenant space for disposal of recyclables, at minimum: glass, paper, corrugated cardboard, plastics, metals

LEED Letter template (tenant or other responsible party) ⋅ Confirm area accessible &

PREREQ CREDIT
Recyclables

& POSSIBLE POINTS

INTENT
and disposed of in landfills

REQUIREMENTS

SUBMITTALS
accommodates all needs ⋅ Provide plan Letter from base building owner describing their accommodation of recycling materials LEED Letter Template (building owner or other responsible party), declaring owns space or has a minimum 10 year lease

STANDARDS

1.1 Tenant Space, Long Term Commitment

1

1.2 Building Re-use, Maintain 40% of Interior NonStructural Components

1

1.3 Building Re-use, Maintain 60% of Interior NonStructural Components

1 in addition to MR 1.2

2.1 Construction Waste Management, Divert 50% From Landfill

1

Encourage choices that will conserve resources, reduce waste & reduce the environmental impacts of tenancy as they relate to materials, manufacturing and transport Extend the life cycle of existing building stock, conserve resources, retain cultural resources, reduce waste & reduce environmental impacts of new buildings as they relate to materials manufacturing & transport Extend the life cycle of existing building stock, conserve resources, retain cultural resources, reduce waste & reduce environmental impacts of new buildings as they relate to materials manufacturing & transport Divert construction, demolition & packaging debris from landfill disposal. Redirect recyclable recovered resources back to the manufacturing process. Redirect reusable materials to the appropriate area Divert construction, demolition & packaging debris from landfill disposal. Redirect recyclable recovered resources back to the manufacturing process. Redirect reusable materials to the appropriate area Reuse building materials and products in order to reduce demand for virgin materials and to reduce

Occupant commits to stay in same space for not less than 10 years

Maintain at least 40% by area of existing non shell (wall, floors, ceilings) ⋅ Maintained to perform same function ⋅ Reused percentage is based on larger of original design or new design (as denominator) ⋅ Less exterior windows & doors

LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), declare types & areas of retained materials

Maintain at least 60% by area of existing non shell (wall, floors, ceilings)

LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), declare types & areas of retained materials

Develop & implement a construction waste management plan, quantifying material diversion goals. Recycle and/or salvage at least 50%. Calculation may be by weight or volume, but must be consistent throughout

2.2 Construction Waste Management, Divert 75% From Landfill

1

Develop & implement a construction waste management plan, quantifying material diversion goals. Recycle and/or salvage at least 75%. Calculation may be by weight or volume, but must be consistent throughout Exemplary performance = 95% or greater

LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), tabulate total waste, waste diverted, and means by which diverted. Have all documentation as back up (e.g., waste management plan, demolition plans, actual recycling/salvage rates - show 50%+ diverted; weigh bills or other proof LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), tabulate total waste, waste diverted, and means by which diverted. Have all documentation as back up (e.g., waste management plan, demolition plans, actual recycling/salvage rates - show 75%+ diverted; weigh bills or other proof LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), declaring credit met & listing each material used to get the credit. Provide

3.1 Resource Reuse, 5%
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1

Use salvaged, refurbished or reused materials for at least 5% of the building (construction) materials, excluding furniture & furnishings. Based on replacement cost

PREREQ CREDIT

& POSSIBLE POINTS

INTENT
waste, thereby reducing impacts associated with the extraction & processing of virgin resources

REQUIREMENTS
Found on site - modified & new use or refurbished & used in same or new application Found off site - purchased from others or owned, same or new use Ex - MEP & equipment & appliances (demountable full height use in MR 1) Use salvaged, refurbished or reused materials for at least 10% of the building (construction) materials, excluding furniture & furnishings Exemplary performance - 15% or greater

SUBMITTALS
all calculations to prove point (i.e. cost of reused compared to total cost). For an audit may have to show how the value was established for reused/salvaged material LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), declaring credit met & listing each material used to get the credit. Provide all calculations to prove point (i.e. cost of reused compared to total cost). For an audit may have to show how the value was established for reused/salvaged material LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), providing listing of value of reused furniture/furniture, and value of additional new furniture If audit, provide details, including explanation of how values where calculated LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), showing materials & calculations If Supplementary Cementing Materials (SCMs) are used….

STANDARDS

3.2 Resource Reuse, 10%

1

Reuse building materials and products in order to reduce demand for virgin materials and to reduce waste, thereby reducing impacts associated with the extraction & processing of virgin resources Reuse building materials and products in order to reduce demand for virgin materials and to reduce waste, thereby reducing impacts associated with the extraction & processing of virgin resources Increase demand for building materials that incorporate recycled content materials, therefore reducing impacts resulting from extraction and procession of virgin materials

3.3 Resource Reuse, 30% Furniture & Furnishings

1

Use salvaged, refurbished or reused materials for at least 30% of total furniture & furnishings budget. Based on replacement cost Exemplary Performance = 60% or greater

4.1 Recycled Content, 10% (post consumer + ½ pre consumer)

1

Use materials, including furniture & furnishings (Division 12), with recycled content such that the sum post-consumer recycled content plus ½ of the pre consumer content constitutes 10% of the total value of materials on the project Value of the recycled content portion shall be calculated by dividing weight of recycled portion by total weight, and multiplying by the total cost Mechanical & electrical excluded (HVAC equipment, ductwork, wiring & lighting fixtures and controls). Plumbing may be included. Recycled content materials shall be as defined in Federal Trade Commission document, Guides for the Use of Environmental Claims, 16 CFR 260.7

Federal Trade Commission document, Guides for the Use of Environmental Claims, 16 CFR 260.7 The nut is that you need to ascertain that the use of the material diverted it from a fate in landfill had you not intervened Canadian Standards Association CAN/CSAISO 14021-00 Environmental labels and Declarations is deemed equivalent to the FTC standard

4.2 Recycled Content, 20% (post consumer + ½ preconsumer)

1 (in addition to MR 4.1)

Increase demand for building materials that incorporate recycled content materials, therefore reducing impacts resulting from extraction and procession of virgin materials

Use materials, including furniture & furnishings (Division 12), with recycled content such that the sum post-consumer recycled content plus ½ of the pre consumer content constitutes 20% of the total value of materials on the project Value of the recycled content portion shall be calculated by dividing weight of recycled portion by total weight, and multiplying by the total cost Mechanical & electrical excluded (HVAC equipment, ductwork, wiring & lighting fixtures and controls). Plumbing may be included, but then also needs to be included in denominator of MRc 5 Regional Materials.

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Recycled content materials shall be as defined in Federal Trade Commission document, Guides for the Use of Environmental Claims, 16 CFR 260.7 Exemplary Performance - 30% or greater Calculation - deduct MEP & MRc 3.1 & 3.2 & 3.3

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS

5.1 Regional Materials, 20% Manufactured Regionally

1

Increase demand for building materials and products that are extracted and manufactured within the region, thereby supporting the regional economy and reducing the environmental impacts from transportation

Use a minimum of 20% of the combined $ value of construction & Division 12 materials & products that are manufactured regionally within an 800 km/500 mile radius. For the purpose of this the manufacturing location is assumed to be the point of final assembly of a product, before it is sold Mechanical & electrical not included. Plumbing may be included, but then also needs to be included in denominator of MRc 4 Recycled Content Can include salvaged materials Exemplary performance - regionally manufactured = 40% or greater; extracted & manufactured regionally = 20% or greater In addition to the requirements of MRc 5.1, use a minimum of 10% of the combined value of construction & Division 12 materials & products extracted, harvested or recovered, as well as manufactured, within an 800 km/500 mile radius. For the purpose of this the manufacturing location is assumed to be the point of final assemble of a product, before it is sold Mechanical & electrical not included Use rapidly renewable construction & Division 12 materials & products, made from plants that are typically harvested within a 10 year or shorter cycle, for 5% of the total value ($) of all materials and products used in the projects ⋅ For assembly products, it is percent by weight (factored for percent rapidly renewable) x total value (e.g. 1 lb. fabric & 1 lb. steel) ⋅ For systems use BIFMA standards, unless actual would be more than 5% outside the data provided ⋅ Mechanical/electrical/plumbing not included When using new wood based products & materials, use a minimum of 50% that are certified in accordance with the FSC Principles & Criteria. Division 12 (furniture) material value is included in the determination of the certified wood content ⋅ Recycled wood counted in MRc 4 can be removed from the denominator Exemplary performance - 95% or greater

LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), include cost of local materials, distance from site of manufacture to project, and total value of project

5.2 Regional Materials, 10% Extracted & Manufactured Regionally 6 Rapidly Renewable Materials

1 in addition to MRc 5.1

1

Increase demand for building materials and products that are extracted and manufactured within the region, thereby supporting the regional economy and reducing the environmental impacts from transportation Reduce the use & depletion of finite raw material resources and long-cycle renewable materials by replacing them with rapidly renewable materials

LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), include cost of local materials, distance from project to site of furthest extraction or manufacture, and total value of project LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), showing costs & percentages of rapidly renewable materials compared to cost of all materials

7 Certified Wood

1

Encourage environmentally responsible forest management

LEED Letter Template (architect, interior designer or other responsible party), listing all FSC materials relative to the cost of all wood based materials on project. Provide chain of custody number

Forest Stewardship Councils Principles & Criteria ⋅ Established 1993 ⋅ Forest Management Certification ⋅ Chain of Custody Certification

INDOOR ENVIRONMENT QUALITY
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P1 Minimum IAQ Performance

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Required

INTENT
To establish minimum IAQ performance to enhance IAQ in the occupant space, thus contributing to the comfort and well being of the occupants

REQUIREMENTS
As follows:

SUBMITTALS •
LEED CIST responsible design professional; declaring compliance with sections 4, 5, 6 & 7 of the standard and all accepted addenda; provide a summary of calculations used to determine OA ventilation rates documenting all assumptions including occupancy category, occupant density and multiple zone analysis. For existing buildings that cannot meet the standard, engineer must certify in a letter that they have in hand and will deliver: o Photos/specs/cut sheets of mechanical equipment and as-built mechanicals o Single line as-built drawings of all space constrained aspects in system (e.g. vertical riser/horizontal chase space).

STANDARDS ⋅ ASHRAE 62.1 – 2004
Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality VPR Ventilation Rate Procedure

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Meet the minimum requirements of the voluntary consensus standard; mechanical ventilation systems shall perform according to the VPR Ventilation Rate Procedure Naturally ventilated buildings must comply with the Section 5.1 of the referenced standard. Modify or maintain existing building outside air (OA) ventilation distribution system to supply at least the OA ventilation rate required by the standard. If the project cannot meet the standard, (all other requirements must be met), it must document the space & system constraints that impede compliance with the standard, plus complete an engineering site assessment of the system’s maximum cfm capability towards meeting the standard and must achieve those levels w/a min 10 cfm per person.

Calculation: occupancy category, outdoor airflow rate required pp, zone population, outdoor airflow rate, zone floor area, zone air distribution effectiveness

P2 Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control

Required

To prevent or minimize exposure of tenant space occupants, indoor surfaces and systems to Environment Tobacco Smoke (ETS).

Minimize exposure of non-smokers to ETS by one of the following options: • Locating tenant space in a building that prohibits smoking by all occupants and users and maintains any exterior designated smoking areas at least 25 feet from entries, outdoor air intakes and operable windows OR • In a building that permits smoking, confirming that smoking is prohibited in portions of tenant space not designated as smoking space, in all other building areas served by the same HVAC system, and in the common areas used tenant’s occupants, and that there is no migration of ETS by either mechanical or natural ventilation from other areas of the building AND • When occupants are permitted to smoke, providing one or more designated smoking rooms designed to effectively contain, capture and remove ETS from the building. At a minimum, each smoking room must be: o Directly exhausted to the outdoors with no recirculation of ETS-containing air to the non-smoking area of a building o Enclosed impermeable deck to deck partitions o Operated at a negative pressure compared to surrounding spaces of at least an average of 5 PA (0.02 inches of water gauge) and with a minimum of 1 PA (0.004) inches of water gauge) when the doors to the smoking room are closed. Performance of the smoking rooms differential air pressure shall be verified conducting 15 minutes of measurement with a min of one measurement every 10 seconds of the differential pressure in

⋅ ANSI/ASTM-779-03,
Standard Test Method for Determining Air Leakage ate by Fan Pressurization ⋅ Chapter 7 “Home Energy Rating Systems (HERS) Required Verification and Diagnostic Testing” of the California Low Rise Residential Alternative Calculation Method Approval Manual (www.energy.ca.gov/ti tle 24_1998_standards/re sidential_acm/CHAPTE R07.PDF. Canadian equivalent = CAN/CGSB - 149

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REQUIREMENTS
the smoking room with respect to each adjacent area and in each adjacent vertical chase with the doors to the smoking rooms closed. The testing will be conducted with each configured for worst case conditions of transport of air from the smoking rooms to adjacent spaces OR For multi-unit residential buildings, minimizing uncontrolled pathways for ETS transfer between individual residential units by sealing penetrations in walls, ceilings, and floors in the resi units, and by sealing vertical chases adjacent to the units. In addition, all doors in the resi units leading to common hallways shall be weather-stripped to minimize air leakage into the hallway. Acceptable sealing of residential units shall be demonstrated by blower doors tests conducted in accordance with ANSI/ASTM standard AND using the progressive sampling methodology defined in Chapter 7 “Home Energy Rating Systems” (HERS). Residential units must demonstrate less than 1.25 sq. in. leakage area per 100 sq. ft. of enclosure area (i.e., sum of all wall, ceiling and floor areas).

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS

1 Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring

1

Provide capacity for ventilation system monitoring to help sustain long-term occupant comfort and wellbeing.

Install permanent monitoring and alarm systems that provide feedback on ventilation system performance to ensure that ventilation systems maintain referenced standard minimum ventilation requirements in a form that affords operational adjustments: • Mechanical systems that predominantly serve densely occupied spaces (design occupant density great than or equal to 25 people per 1,000 s.f.) install a CO2 sensor within each densely occupied space. • Other mechanical systems to provide an outdoor airflow measurement device that can measure the minimum outdoor airflow rate at all expected system operating conditions within 15% of the design minimum outdoor air rate. • Natural systems to install a CO2 sensor within each naturally ventilated space as per standard Exemplary Performance - for innovative & unique ways of delivering air delivery monitoring

LEED CIST responsible design professional declaring and summarizing the installation, operational design and controls/zones for the carbon dioxide or outdoor airflow monitoring system.

ASHRAE 62.1 – 2004 Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality

2 Increased Ventilation

1

Provide additional air ventilation to improve indoor air quality for improved occupant comfort, wellbeing and productivity

Mechanical systems: increase breathing zone outdoor air ventilation rates to all occupied spaces by at least 30% above the standard minimum rates (as per EQ Prereq 1). - ASHRAE (breathing zone = 3” - 72”, 2’ from wall) Natural systems: design natural ventilation systems for occupied spaces to meet the recommendations set forth in the Carbon Trust Guide; determine that natural ventilation is an effective strategy by following the CIBSE diagram process AND EITHER OF THE FOLLOWING: o Use diagrams and calculations to show that the design of the natural ventilation systems meets the recommendations set

Mechanical systems: LEED CIST mechanical engineer or ORP, declaring the OA ventilation rates at the breathing zone of all occupied spaces are at least 30% above the standard minimum w/calculations demonstrating the claim. Natural systems: LEED CIST mechanical engineer or ORP declaring that the project meets the natural ventilation requirements of the credit w/documentation that natural ventilation is an effective strategy for

ASHRAE 62.1 – 2004 Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality CIBSE Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, London, Applications Manual 10: 2005 (AM 10) Natural ventilation in non-domestic buildings.

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REQUIREMENTS
o forth in the CIBSE AM OR Use a macroscopic, multi-zone, analytic model to predict that room-by-room airflows will effectively naturally ventilate at least 90% of occupied spaces.

SUBMITTALS
the project and follows the CIBSE design recommendations; provide diagrams and calculations based on CIBSE AM 10 or results provided by a multi-zone analytical model.

STANDARDS
Carbon Trust Good Practice Guide 237, 1998 - Natural Ventilation in Non Domestic Buildings (based on an earlier version of CIBSE) SMACNA (Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association IAQ Guidelines for Occupied Buildings Under Construction, 1995, Chapter 3. HVAC Protection Source Control Scheduling Pathway Interruption Housekeeping ASHRAE 52.2 – 1999 Method of Testing Ventilation Air Cleaning Devices for removal Efficiency by Particle Size

3.1 Construction IAQ Plan, During Construction

1

Prevent indoor air quality problems resulting from the construction/renovation process in order to help sustain the comfort and wellbeing of construction workers and building occupants.

Develop and implement and IAQ Management Plan for the construction phase of the tenant space as follows: • Meet or exceed the recommended design approaches of the standard • Protect stored on-site and installed absorptive materials from moisture damage • If air handlers must be used during construction, filtration media with a Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) of 8 must be used at each return air grill as determined by the ASHRAE standard. • Replace all filtration media immediately prior to occupancy; coordinate wit EQ credits 3.2 and 5, installing only a single set of final filtration media.

LEED CIST GC or ORP, declaring the a Construction IAQ Management Plan has been developed and implemented, listing each air filter used during and at the end of construction; include the MERV value, manufacturer name and model number AND EITHER Provide 18 photographs – 6 photos taken on 3 different occasions during construction (demo, construction & preocc) along with the identification of the SMACNA approach featured by each photo, in order to show consistent adherence to the credit requirements OR Declare the 5 design approaches of the standard used during building construction; include a brief listing of some of the important design approaches employed.

3.2
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Prevent indoor air quality

Develop and implement an IAQ Management Plan for the

Option A: LEED CIST contractor or ORP

US EPA “Compendium

PREREQ CREDIT

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INTENT
problems resulting from the construction/renovation process in order to help sustain the comfort and wellbeing of construction workers and building occupants.

REQUIREMENTS
preoccupancy phase as follows: Option A – Flush out procedure: • After construction ends and with all interior finishes installed, as described in Reference Guide, install new filtration media and flush out the building by supplying a total air volume of 14,000 c.f. of OA per s.f. of floor area while maintaining an internal temperature of at least 60o F and, where mechanical cooling is operated, relative humidity no higher than 60%. The space may only be occupied following delivery of a minimum of 3500 c.f. of OA per s.f. of floor area and provided it is ventilated at a minimum rate of .30 cfm/s.f. or OA or the design minimum OA rate, whichever is great, a minimum of 3 hours prior to and during occupancy until the total of 14,000 c.f./s.f. of OA has been delivered to the space OR Option B – IAQ test procedure • Conduct baseline IAQ testing, after construction and prior to occupancy, using testing protocols consistent with the US EPA “Compendium of Methods……” and as additional detailed in Reference Guide; demonstrate that the contaminant concentration levels listed in Table 1 are not exceeded: o Formaldehyde o Particulates (PM 10) o Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOC) o 4 – Phenylcyclohexene (4-PCH) – only required if carpets & fabrics w/Styrene Butadiene (SB) latex backing material are installed as part of the base building systems o Carbon Monoxide (CO) For each sampling point where the maximum concentration limits are exceeded (as per Table 1), conduct additional flush out with OA and retest the specific parameter(s) that were exceeded to indicate the requirements are achieved. Repeat the procedure until all requirements have been met. When retesting non-complying building areas, take samples from the same locations as in the first test. Air sample testing shall be conducted as follows: o All measurements shall be conducted prior to occupancy but employing all occupancy modes (operational start and stop times, min OA flow rates, etc.) o All interior finishes installed including millwork, doors, paint, carpet and acoustic tiles; systems furniture must be installed. o Number of sampling locations will vary depending upon building size and # of vent systems; for each portion of the building served by a separate vent system, # of sampling points shall not be less than 1/25,000s.f. Or each contiguous floor area (whichever larger) and include areas w/least ventilation & greatest presumed source strength. o Air samples shall be collected between 4’ and 7’ AFF over a minimum 4 hour period.

SUBMITTALS
describing flush out procedures and dates w/calculations demonstrating that the required air and minimum vent volumes have been delivered. OR Option B: LEED CIST environmental consultant or ORP indicating that the AQ testing procedure has been conducted and that all areas tested do not exceed the maximum allowable concentration limits AND provide a copy of the IAQ test results including documentation of the results and IDing the EPA testing method used. If alternative testing protocols are used, provide documentation and rationale justifying that the measured results meet the intent of the EPA testing methods.

STANDARDS
of Methods for the Determination of Air Pollutants in Indoor Air”

Construction IAQ Plan, Before Occupancy

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4.1 Low Emitting Materials, Adhesives & Sealants

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1

INTENT
Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, potentially irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and wellbeing of installers and occupants.

REQUIREMENTS
All adhesives & sealants used in the building interior (inside exterior moisture barrier) must not exceed the VOC content limits of the two referenced standards

SUBMITTALS
LEED CIST architect, interior designer or ORP listing adhesives, sealants, sealant primers and aerosol adhesives used in the building and declaring that they meet the noted requirements. For each product in the listing, state the VOC level, applicable standard, classification of material and VOC limit.

STANDARDS
SCAQMD (South Coast Air Quality Management District) Rule #1168 requirements for Adhesives, Sealants & Sealant Primers Green Seal Standard GC-36 requirements for Aerosol Adhesives

4.2 Low Emitting Materials, Paints & Coatings

1

Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, potentially irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and wellbeing of installers and occupants.

Interior paints and coating applied on-site must meet the limitations and restrictions concerning chemical components set by the referenced standards.

LEED CIST architect interior design or ORP, listing all interior paints & coatings used in the building that are addressed by the referenced standards, stating compliance with the VOC & chemical component limits and restrictions of each standard. For each product in the listing, state the VOC level, applicable standard, classification of material and VOC limit.

Green Seal Standard GS-11, Paints for topcoat paints Green Seal Standard GS-03 for anti-corrosive and anti-rust paints SCAQMD Rule #1113 for all other architectural coatings, primers and undercoats. CRI (Carpet & Rug Institute) Green Label Plus testing & product requirements for carpet CRI Carpet & Rug Institute Green Label testing & product requirements for carpet pad Adhesives must meet the requirements of EQ credit 4.1

4.3 Low Emitting Materials, Carpet Systems

1

Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, potentially irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and wellbeing of installers and occupants.

Carpet, pad and adhesive must meet or exceed the referenced standards (VOC Budget approach not applicable here)

LEED CIST architect, interior designer or ORP listing each and every the carpet system used in the tenant space and stating that they meet or exceed the applicable testing and product requirements.

4.4 Low Emitting Materials, Composite Wood & Laminate Adhesives

1

Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, potentially irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and wellbeing of installers and occupants. (relates to base building, not :loose stuff”)

Composite wood and agrifiber products, including core materials, must contain no added urea-formaldehyde (AUF) resins. Laminate adhesives used for on-site fabrication and shop assemblies containing these laminate adhesives must contain no added UF. ⋅ Products covered by EQ Credit 4.5 (systems/seating) are excluded from this credit. ⋅ Language allows for the background traces of UF that occur naturally in wood ⋅ VOC budget approach not applicable to this credit All systems furniture and related task & guest seating that has been manufactured, refurbished or refinished within one year prior to

LEED CIST architect, interior design or ORP listing all composite wood products used in the tenant space and stating that they contain no AUF resins and listing all the laminating adhesives used in the tenant space and stating they contain no AUF. Provide documentation that all core and laminate adhesive products used on the project contained no AUF LEED CIST architect, interior designer or ORP declaring the all systems furniture Greenguard (within the certification period

4.5 Low Emitting
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Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are

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Materials, Systems Furniture & Seating

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INTENT
odorous, potentially irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and wellbeing of installers and occupants.

REQUIREMENTS
occupancy must meet one of the referenced standards. ⋅ Occasional furniture & work tools excluded from this credit

SUBMITTALS
& related seating comply with one of the two standards in the required time frame.

STANDARDS
established by Greenguard Institute) US EPA’s Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Large Chamber Test Protocol for Measuring Emissions of VOC’s and Aldehydes testing protocol conducted in an independent air quality testing laboratory (no more than 24 months prior to manufacturing date)

⋅ GreenGuard certificate dates must apply to period of manufacture

⋅ EPA large chamber testing must have been approved before start of manufacture, and within 24 months of manufacture ⋅ Refurbishment of systems furniture or seating which occurred within 12 months of occupancy must meet this credit ⋅ Older salvaged furniture excluded, but could count to MRc 3.3

5 Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control

1

Minimize exposure of building occupants to potentially hazardous particulates, biological contaminants and chemical pollutants that adversely impact air and water quality.

Design to minimize and control pollutant or biological contaminant entry into the tenant space and later cross-contamination of regularly occupied areas: ⋅ Employ permanent entryway systems (grills, grates, etc.) to capture dirt, particulates, etc. from entering the building at all high volume exterior entryways within the tenant area AND ⋅ Where hazardous gasses or chemicals may be present or used (including housekeeping & laundry areas and copying & printing rooms), provide segregated areas with deck to deck partitions with separate outside exhausting at a rate of at least 0.5 cfm per s.f., no air recirculation and operated at a negative pressure compared with the surrounding spaces of at least an average of 5PA (0.02) inches of water gauge) and with a minimum of 1PA (0.004 inches of water gauge) when the doors to the room are closed AND ⋅ Provide containment drains plumbed for appropriate disposal of hazardous liquid wastes in spaces where water and chemical concentrate mixing occurs for maintenance or laboratory purposes AND ⋅ Provide regularly occupied areas of the tenant space with new air filtration media prior to occupancy that provides a Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) of 13 or more. Provide lighting controls for at least 90% of occupants for individual task needs AND all shared multi-occupant spaces where transient groups must share lighting controls.

LEED CIST architect, engineer, interior designer or ORP declaring: o Permanent entryway systems are provided at all high volume exterior entryways within the tenant area o Chemical use areas & copy rooms have been physically separated with the deck-to-deck partitions; independent exhaust ventilation has been installed at rate and pressure required by the standard o Drains in cleaning & maintenance areas are plumbed for environmentally appropriate disposal of hazardous liquid wastes o Filters meet the MERV

ANSI/ASHRAE 52.21999 Method of Testing General Ventilation AirCleaning Devices for Removal Efficiency by Particle Size

6.1 Controllability of Systems,
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Provide a high level of lighting control for individual occupants and

LEED CIST architect or ORP demonstrating and declaring that the requirement has been met.

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Lighting

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INTENT
specific groups in multioccupant spaces (classrooms & conference areas) to promote productivity, comfort and wellbeing of building occupants. Provide a high level of thermal and ventilation control for individual occupants and specific groups in multi-occupant spaces (classrooms & conference areas) to promote productivity, comfort and wellbeing of building occupants.

REQUIREMENTS

SUBMITTALS
Task lighting must also have been included in lighting allowance for EAp 2 & EAc 1.2

STANDARDS

6.2 Controllability of Systems, Temperature & Ventilation

1

Provide thermal and ventilation controls for at least 50% of the space occupants that enable adjustment to suit individual needs and preferences AND all shared multi-occupant spaces where transient groups must share controls. Operable windows may be used in lieu of individual controls for occupants near windows (20 feet from and 10 feet to either side) and where the operable windows meet Section 5.1 of the referenced standard. ⋅ Divide buildings if necessary to consider perimeter (within 15’ of window) & non perimeter ⋅ For operable windows, minimum is 4% of net occupiable floor area Comply with the referenced standard (ASHRAE 55) ⋅ Demonstrate humidity controlled (although not specific referenced standard)

LEED CIST architect or ORP declaring and demonstrating that the requirement has been met.

ANSI/ASHRAE 62.12004 Section 5.1 Natural Ventilation ASHRAE 55-2004 also referenced - factors of thermal comfort & the process of developing comfort criteria

7.1 Thermal Comfort, Compliance

1

Provide a thermally comfortable environment that supports the productivity and wellbeing of tenant space occupants. Provide a thermally comfortable environment that supports the productivity and wellbeing of tenant space occupants.

LEED CIST engineer or ORP declaring compliance with the standard plus documentation

7.2 Thermal Comfort, Monitoring

1 Must achieve EQ 7.1 before this Credit can be attempted

Provide a permanent monitoring system and process (by occupant surveying or monitoring environmental variables) for corrective action to ensure performance to the desired comfort criteria as determined by EQc 7.1, Thermal Comfort, Compliance Comply with the referenced standard (ASHRAE 55) as described in EQ 7.1. ⋅ Survey occupants (90% comfortable)OR ⋅ Analyze environmental variables ⋅ Both must be integrated into standard operating processes of building

LEED CIST engineer or ORP identifying comfort criteria, strategy for ensuring performance, description of the permanent monitoring systems implemented and process for corrective action.

ASHRAE Standard 552004 Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy and ASHRAE Standard 552004 Section 6.1.1 ASHRAE Standard 552004 Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy and ASHRAE Standard 552004 Section 6.1.1

8.1 Daylight & Views, Daylight 75% of Spaces

1

Provide the occupants with a connection between indoor and outdoor spaces through introduction of daylight and views into the regularly occupied areas of the tenant space.

For at least 75% of all regularly occupied areas: • Achieve a minimum Daylight Factor of 2% (excluding all direct sunlight penetrations) OR • Using a computer simulation model, achieve at least 250 LUX (25 foot-candles) AND • Provide daylight redirection and/or glare control devices to ensure daylight effectiveness Exceptions for areas where tasks would be hindered by the use of daylight will be considered on their merits

LEED CIST ORP indicating that the 75% requirement of the credit has been met with area calculations defining the daylight zones and summary of daylight factor prediction calculations through manual methods or a summary of computer simulations illustrating the foot-candle levels has been achieved.

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250 LUX, under clear sky conditions, at noon, on the equinox, at 0.76m (30”) above the floor. Portion of the room achieving the requirements qualify for the credit Calculation - manual - include: floor area, window area, window geometry, visible transmittance (Tvis) and window height. To provide 2% DF at back of space. A simplified calculation that does not take into account factors such as light shelves Simulation uses a similar formula. For both, you determine the square footage of rooms that achieve the criteria (and “count” them), divided by total square footage

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS

8.2 Daylight & Views, Daylight 90% of Spaces

1

Provide the occupants with a connection between indoor and outdoor spaces through introduction of daylight and views into the regularly occupied areas of the tenant space.

Visible transmittance is based on overcast sky conditions For at least 90% of all regularly occupied areas: • Achieve a minimum Daylight Factor of 2% (excluding all direct sunlight penetrations) OR • Using a computer simulation model, achieve at least 25 footcandles AND • Provide daylight redirection and/or glare control devices to ensure daylight effectiveness Exceptions for areas where tasks would be hindered by the use of daylight will be considered on their merits. Measure at desk height (30” above floor) Daylight Factor (DF) is a ratio of exterior illumination to interior illumination and is expressed as a percentage (variables in calculation include: floor 2% DF at the back of the space. Performance criteria for overcast conditions

LEED CIST ORP indicating that the 90% requirement of the credit has been met with area calculations defining the daylight zones and summary of daylight factor prediction calculations through manual methods or a summary of computer simulations illustrating the foot-candle levels has been achieved.

8.3 Daylight & View, Views for 90% of Seated Spaces

1

Provide a connection between indoor and outdoor spaces for the occupants through introduction of daylight and views into the regularly occupied areas of the tenant space.

Achieve a direct line-of-sight to the outdoor environment (vision glazing between 2’6” and 7’6”) for building occupants in 90% of all regularly occupied areas. Determine the area with direct line of sight by totalling the regularly occupied square footage that meets the following criteria: • In plan view, the area is within sight lines drawn from perimeter vision glazing • In section view, a direct sight line can be drawn from a point 42” above the floor to perimeter vision glazing Line of sight may be drawn through interior glazing. For private offices, the entire square footage of the office can be counted if 75% or more of the area has direct line of sight to perimeter vision glazing. If less than 75% of the area has direct line of sight then only the area with the direct line of sight will be counted towards meeting the credit and not the whole office area. For multi-occupant spaces, the actual square footage with direct line of sight to perimeter vision glazing is counted. Calculations - Direct Line of Sight to perimeter vision glazing and Horizontal View at 42” (includes full height & interior glazing, but not movable furniture). Must achieve both to have floor area “count”

LEED CIST architect, interior design or ORP describing, demonstrating and declaring that the credit requirements have been met. Calculations, floor plans and representative sections highlighting the areas with direct line of sight and showing interior partitions and perimeter windows with respect to the view at 42” AFF.

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REQUIREMENTS
Regularly occupied spaces = office spaces, conference rooms & cafeterias

SUBMITTALS

STANDARDS

INNOVATION & DESIGN PROCESS 1.1 Innovation in Design - up to 4 allowed

5 possible points 1-4 ⋅ Provide design teams and projects the opportunity to be awarded points for exceptional performance above the requirements set by LEED CI Rating System and/or innovative performance in Green Building categories not specifically addressed by the rating system Support & encourage the design integration required by a LEED Canada CI Green Building project and streamline the application & certification process Identify the Intent of the proposed Innovation Credit, the proposed Requirements for compliance, the proposed Submittals to demonstrate compliance, and the Design Approach (strategies) that might be used to meet requirements Provide the proposals within the Letter Template (including Intent, Requirement, Submittals & possible Strategies) and relevant evidence of performance achieved

2 LEED Accredited Professional

1

At least one principal participant in the project team is a LEED AP

LEED Letter Template, stating LEED AP name, title, company, contact info etc, including a copy of their Certification certificate

PROJECT TOTALS Certified Silver Gold Platinum

57 possible points 21 -26 27 - 31 32 - 41 42 - 57

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