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Requirements

Technologies & Strategies

References

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Considerations

Construction Submittal
SSp1 Reduce pollution Construction from construction Activity Pollution sites by controlling Prevention soil erosion, waterway sedimn, airborne dust generation Provide ESC (Erosion / Sedimentation Control Plan) Create ESC plan. 1 - Prevent loss of soil during constn 2 - Prevent sedimentation of storm sewer or streams Sedimentation can be controlled by the following methods: 1 - Stabilization (seeding, mulching) "Storm Water Management for Construction Activities" – EPA 1 - EPA 2003 constn GP 2 – NPDES (National Pollution discharge) Similar approach to a SWPPP No None Contr Designer CE 1 - Copies of the drawings and digital photos to document erosion / sedimentation control measures 2 - Confirmation showing compliance path - NPDES or local Erosion control stds. 3 - Narrative to describe ESC control measures implemented on the project. Water/air pollution, loss of topsoil

3 - Prevent air pollution from dust 2 - Structural (silt fencing, earth diking, sediment trap, sediment basin) and particulate matter. ESC plan shall conform to the E and S requirements of 2003 EPA Constn general permit or local E& S control stds or codes.

Do not develop on any of the following: Prime Farmland SSc1 Site Selection Undeveloped land with an elevation Avoid development of lower than 5 feet above the 100 years flood inappropriate sites and reduce the Habitat for any species. environmental Impact from the location of a building Within 100 feet of wetlands, on a site. Previously undeveloped land within 50' of a body of water Public parkland. Make a good site selection during design

United States Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 100 year flood, Locate on appropriate Site None

Design Submittal
No Confirmation that the project site does not meet prohibited criteria. Special circumstances for individual projects and site compliance shall be noted. Provide a narrative to describe any special circumstances. Prevent Habitat encroachment.

During site selection, give preference to sites that do not include sensitive Endangered Species List site elements and restrictive land types. Definition of Wetlands in United States Code of Federal Regulations 1 - USDA (US Agricultural Dept) 2 - FEMA 3 - CFR (Code of Federal Regulation) 4 - Clean Water ACT

owner

SSc2

Development Density & Community Connectivity

Channel dev to urban areas with existing infrastructure, protect Greenfields and preserve habitat and natural resources

Construct on previously developed Select site within requirements site AND in community w/ density of 60k SF/acre net. During site selection, give preference OR within 1/2 mile of residential to urban sites with pedestrian access to variety of services. zone w/ 10 units/acre net AND 10 basic services

NA

Site selection

Yes, Several

No

Design Submittal
OPTION 1 DEVELOPMENT DENSITY: 1 - Site vicinity plan with density boundary

Transportation/ Greenfield development/ community

1

2 - Project site & building area (sf) 3 - List of site and bldg areas within the density radius OPTION 1 DEVELOPMENT DENSITY 1 - Previously developed site 2 - Min density 60,000 sf/acre Option 2 COMMUNITY CONNECTIVITY 1 - Previously developed site 2 - Within 1/2 mile of residential avg density 10 units/acre AND 3 - 10 basic services within 1/2 mile radius OPTION 2 COMMUNITY CONNECTIVITY - Site vicinity plan with 1/2 mile radius Project site & building area (sf) - List of services within ½ mile radius

Select a site within requirements During site selection, give preference Develop on a site that is documented to Brownfield sites. as "Contaminated", or defined as a Identify tax incentives and property Brownfield. cost savings. Develop site documented as Coordinate development plans with contaminated by Rehabilitate Damaged remediation plans. sites, reducing pressure 1 –ASTM E 1903-97 Phase II or on undeveloped land local Voluntary Cleanup Program Develop and implement a site remediation plan using strategies such as Rehabilitate OR damaged sites where development IN SITU; 2 - Defined as Brownfield by is complicated by gov ,local or state agency environmental -Use of natural gradient of ground water contamination, -Injection wells, reactive trenches or reducing pressure on bioremediation undeveloped land -Min site disturbance EX SITU; Use of carbon filters and incineration pump and treat contaminated ground water

ASTM E1903-97 Phase II Environmental Site Assessment, AND EPA Brownfield’s Definition CERCLA – Comprehensive environmental response, compensation and liability act RCRA- Resource conservation and recovery act Gain community support, possible tax credits, remediate site None No owner

Design Submittal
- Confirmation that the site is contaminated or a Brownfield. -detailed narrative on how to fix it

Brownfield Redevelopment

Land use/ repairing damaged land

SSc3

Alternative Transportation: SSc4.1 Public Transportation Access

Reduce pollution and land development impacts from automobile use

Locate project within 1/2 mile of railway Or 1/4 mile of one or more bus stops for two or more public bus lines Perform transportation survey of future occupants to determine needs NA Select site near transportation Yes, Several

Yes - Develop comprehensive Design Submittal transportation management 1 - Site vicinity drawing showing plan location of rail or bus stops Owner 2 - Listing of rail or bus stops and distance to site

Transportation issues

2

Several Yes .Parking capacity no more than Parking Capacity min zoning req'mt Minimize parking lot/garage size.Confirm alternative fuel type 6.provide number of carpool spaces Owner Designer CE Option 3 .Confirm quantity / type LE/FE cars. make and model number 4 . Consider benefits of providing fuel efficient spots Zero emission vehicles ( California Air Resources Board) Design Submittal Poll occupants. Residential: Covered bike racks for 15% of peak bldg users( FTE + Transients) Alternative Transportation: SSc4.4 Alternative Transportation: Reduce pollution and minimize parking lot size land development from OPTION 1 . total parking plan capacity.5% of FTE occupants.NON-RESIDENTIAL automobile use 1 .Commercial: 1) Bike racks for 5% of all building user within 200 yards Alternative Transportation: SSc4.Preferred parking for carpools Consider shared parking facilities with for 5% of parking spaces adjacent buildings.Provide infrastructure program for car pooling drop off etc OPTION 4 .NON-RESIDENTIAL Consider alternatives that will limit the 1 . 2 . confirm path of compliance. Stations: Install alternative-fueling stations for 3% of total parking capacity.Provide FTE .3 Low Emitting & Fuel Efficient Vehicles Reduce pollution and land development impacts from automobile use NA Add bike racks to design Occupant hrs/8 Yes .RESIDENTIAL 1 .2 Reduce pollution and land development impacts from Bicycle Storage & automobile use Changing Rooms FTE occupants= 2) Showers and changing rooms for Design building with bike racks 0. Option 1 .Confirm number of preferred spots 5 . Several Yes .Provide drawing locating preferred parking spaces 3 .Provide FTE occupancy and plan Transient occupancy Show quantifiable reduction in auto use Designer Architect Transportation/ health 2 .Calculation of quantity of showers Cars : Provide low-emitting and fuelefficient vehicles for 3% of FTE AND preferred parking for those cars Parking.Parking capacity no more than min zoning req'mt 2 .ALL 1 .Develop Design Submittal comprehensive transportation management 1 .Provide parking for less than use of single occupancy vehicles. OPTION 2 . Provide preferred parking for LE/FE vehicles for 5% of parking capacity.American council as alternative fuel refueling stations.Provide drawings showing bike issues storage and showers 3 .Preferred parking for carpools for 5% of parking spaces OPTION 3 . for an Energy Efficient Economy) Consider sharing the costs and benefits of refueling stations with neighbors. Transportation/ health/ pollution issues Min Green score – 40 Provide transportation amenities such ( ACEEE.No new parking NA Limit parking Yes. 5% FTE 2 .Provide FTE occupancy and parking capacity 2 . consider all alternatives Yes.Develop comprehensive transportation Design Submittal management 1 .provide number of parking spaces per code and number of carpool spaces Option 2 . No of stations and fueling capacity for each station.provide description of ridesharing infrastructure programs Transportation/ health 3 .Develop comprehensive transportation management plan Owner Designer Architect 1 . SSc4.

provide open space equal to development footprint Option 3 – No zoning reqmt. but min 25% of open space must be vegetated. pedestrian landscape counts.40 feet beyond the bldg perm.Developed site: site area sf of site that is restored using native or adapted plants Llandscape plan that provides info reg the restored site and planting material. narrative of approach 2 . hardscapes and utilities less than 12” dia Construction Submittal 1 . efficiency 1 . OR Redeveloped sites: Restore 50% of site area on redeveloped sites (Green roof can count towards this area w/SSc2) Use native or adapted vegetation ( require little or no maintenance) NO INVASIVE OR NOXIOUS WEEDS THAT OVERRUN ANY ECOSYSTEMS THEY JOIN Perform site survey to identify site elements and adopt master plan for -15’ beyond primary roadway curbs development of site. Design building with minimum footprint and max open area Perform site survey to identify site elements and adopt master plan for development of site. habitats. wildlife. building footprint area.Reduce the development footprint and/or provide 25% more open space than zoning reqmt OPTION 2 .Double Design Submittal amount of open space requirement for Project site area. share facilities with neighbors. Plant native/adapted plants SSc5. NA Design site with max open space Open space= property area – dev footprint Yes .Restore or protect 75% of 3.Provide project site area. Stack bldg program. If SSc2 is attained. and main utility branch trenches Site bldg to minimize disruption. Tuck-under parking.Greenfield sites: Limit disturbance to . footprint. tuck-under parking.1 Site Development: Conserve existing natural areas and Protect or Restore restore damaged Habitat areas to provide habitat and promote biodiversity. Plant native/adapted plants. ecology Conserve natural areas and restore damaged -25’ beyond constructed areas with ones permeable surfaces SSc5.Provide project site area building footprint area Landscape drawings Owner Designer CE Narrative 2 . Share facilities with neighbors. credit landscape/site dwgs. Site bldg to minimize disruption. provide open space equal to 20% of project site area. vegetated roofs count.2 Site Development: Promote biodiversity w/ Reduce footprint and/or provide high ratio of open vegetated open space to exceed local Maximize Open space to development zonings reqs OR (no open space Space reqs) Provide vegetated open space equal to footprint OR (not reqd for open space) Provide vegetated open space equal to 20% of site area.sf of open space required by code and sf open space provided 4 . vegetated space on project. stack bldg program. SQFT required (if choosing option 1) Biodiversity. 10 feet beyond surface walkways.For no zoning code. SQFT of achievement.Greenfield sites: Site drawing with boundaries of disturbance NA Preserve or enhance sites None Yes . ponds count if side slope gradients average 1:4 or less and are vegetated OPTION 1 .

Pollutants are broken down by partnership .EXISTING and managing storm IMPERVIOUSNESS GREATER water runoff THAN 50%( Developed sites) Implement a Stormwater mgmt plan that results in a 25% decrease in volume of stormwater runoff Maintain aquifier recharge cycle.All Options: Green roofs . 24hr design storms OR Implement a stormwater mgmt plan that protects receiving with Limit disruption of stream channel from excessive natural hydrology by Storm water erosion via a stream channel reducing impervious Design: protection strategy cover. use vegetated roofs. ponds ecology.smaller building footprint 2 .1 NA None Storm water runoff/ Erosion SSc6. 2)Disconnection of impervious areas.provide pre-development runoff quantity 3 .landscape irrigation.cluster development to reduce paved surfaces Design Submittal Pre+Post development runoff rates +quantities Smaller bldg footprint.2 Storm water Design: Quality Control Reduce or eliminate water pollution by reducing impervious cover.provide post-dev runoff quantity OR Proposed narrative describing site condns. promotes infiltration.pervious paving 4 . SSc6. Reuse storm water. swales… January 1993 EPA Non strl measures promote infiltration Structural: and limit infiltration by allowing it to Perf monitoring data shall naturally filter into the soil and conform to Technology Rainwater vegetation.retention ponds 7 . vegetated filter strips. Acceptance reciprocatory cisterns. storm water reuse. Manage storm water runoff.wetlands or naturally designed ponds if side slope gradients average 1:4 or less and are vegetated. pervious paving. pervious paving.Reuse stormwater . and captures and treats the stormwater runoff from 90% of the average annual rainfall using acceptable Best Management Practices (BMPs) Non-structural: 1) vegetated swales. increase filtration. Structural controls and narrative Non-structural Controls: Provide list of BMP’s.bioswales.EXISTING IMPERVIOUSNESS LESS THAN 50%( Undeveloped sites) Implement a Stormwater mgmt plan discharge rate less than 1-2 yr. retention ponds. 3)pervious pavement. None Designer CE Surface permeability. 5 . Washington state dept of treatment. Several Management Measures for Sources of Non-Point vegetated Pollution in Costal Waters. toilet flushing. TARP. decrease impervious cover. bioswales. OPTION 1 .Green roofs 3 .Pedestrian oriented hardscape areas with min 25% vegetation open space. increasing onsite infiltration. vegetated filter strips 6 . 1 . increasing on-site infiltration. clustering 1 . green Yes. . measures taken and controls implemented to prevent excessive stream velocities and associated erosion. manhole microorganisms in the soil and plants. and removing pollutants from stormwater runoff Implement a Stormwater management plan that reduces impervious cover. eliminating sources of contaminants. Several roofs. Guidance Specifying Non-Structural: Yes.provide post-dev site runoff rate 4 . custodial uses 5 .provide pre-development site run-off rate 2 . storm water runoff Design Submittal List of BMPs. Quantity Control OPTION 2 .

underdeck. Percent annual rainfall treated Structural controls: Provide list of structural controls. on microclimate and occupancy)calculated at summer human and solstice at 10am. to reject solar heat Emissivity= Yes. total number of covered parking spaces. Or Meet criteria of program that has adapted these design criteria Comply with perf monitoring data that conform with a Accepted protocol. landscape shading. Several ASTM E 1980 – SRI. Pollutant removal of each control. Reduce heat islands to minimize impact 1 . Strl measures are preferred and are mostly cheaper in urban areas. - Construction Submittal Project site drawings. increase 50% requirement to 100% Limit impervious Solar X radiation ASTM E 1903.Description of each BMP. highlighting paving materials. ASTM E408-71e1: Std test for total normal emittance of surfaces using inspection meter techniques Yes.Paving materials with Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) of min 29 OPTION 1: Provide a combination of the following for 50% of the site hard cape. confirmation roof and parking has SRI of 29 and OPTION 1: SRIs for each paving material and total areas of site hardscape. Use light colored paving. surface OPTION 2: Use vegetated roof for at least 50% of roof area OPTION 3: Use combination of above ASTM E1980-01: Standard Use reflective practice for calculating SRI materials of horizontal and lowsloped roofs. 1918 landscape /blackbody AND E 1549. % annual rainfall treated Provide optional narrative describing special circumstances or considerations reg approach to credit. Heating environment and use of AC SRI’s low sloped roof < 2:12= 78 SRI’s steep sloped roof >2:12 =29 6 . under roof or under a bldg) 2 .2 Heat Island Effect: Roof Reduce heat islands to minimize impact on microclimate and human and wildlife inhabitants Use reflective roofing materials OPTION 1: Use roofing with SRI 78 (low slope) or SRI 29 (steep High-albedo and vegetated roofs to slope) for min 75% of roof reduce heat absorption. Structural: 1)cistern BMPs must remove 80% of Total 2) manhole treatment Suspended Solids (TSS) 3) Ponds. Area of open grid pvmt OPTION 2: Total number of parking spaces provided on-site. Optional narrative to describe any special circumstance.AC use Area of installed SRI compliant hardscape materials.Albedo/solar radiation reflectance SRI factors= Emissivity and Reflectance Contr Designer l/s architect CE SSc7.Shade (within 5 yrs of shade paved areas with landscaping. cities . Yes. covered parking.Open grid pavement system( 50% pervious min) OPTION 2: Minimum 50% of parking spaces under cover with SRI of 29 (defined as underground. requirement to 100% Design Submittal Roof drawings showing green roof systems AND OPTION 1 Total area of SRI compliant roofing listing of roofing materials. Area of hardscape to be shaded in Heating environment in 5 yrs.1 Heat Island Effect: Non-Roof 3 . Simple Yes.12pm and 3pm parking deck to minimize footprint wildlife inhabitants SSc7.

< . ASTM C1549-04: Standard test for determining SRI near ambient temp using potable solar reflectometer SSc8 Light Pollution Reduction Minimize light trespass from building and site Minimize light trespass from the bldg/site. areas and 50% for facades /landscape. <.75 + vegetated roof area/0. and 50% for bldg facades & landscape features LZ1 .Lighting.01 10' beyond. Do not exceed 80% of density for ext. outdoor light pollution. reflectance.Dark (Park & rural settings):Max initial illuminance 0 .Automatic controls have been installed .1-2004. 0% of total initial lumens emitted at angle of 90 or higher.<. 2% @ 90. improve nighttime visibility thru glare reduction.Confirmation that light does not pass thru windows OR .Complete lighting power density tables . modeling Rise Residential . ASTM E 1918-97: Standard test method for measuring SRI of horizontal and low sloped surfaces in field.ft)for exterior areas. .<.Low-angle spotlights .Occupancy sensors .50 = total roof area Design Submittal . must hit opaque surface OR Interior lighting shall be automatically controlled to turn off during no-business hours( Manual override for after hrs) EXTERIOR LIGHTING: Meet IESNA RP-33 .10 @boundaries <.Low-reflectance surfaces .Minimize upward illumination from reflected surfaces Yes.Manual override for after-hours Use . List of installed materials and SRI values SRI Roof area/ 0.Complete site Lumen Calculation For projects with no exterior lighting : Confirm that no ext lighting has been installed For projects with exterior lighting: Complete power density tables on the submittal template for both exterior lighting and façade/ls lighting.01 hor/vert ftcandles @ site boundary.confirm the site zone classification . and reduce impact on nocturnal environment INTERIOR: Lighting may not exit through windows directly OR nonemergency lights shall be automatically controlled to turn off during non-bus hours. 2% total initial ASHRAE/IESNA Standard Intersect direct 90. ecosystems.Low (Residential): .6. LZ3 (Medium) . sky views 7 . LZ1 (dark) . etc. 10% @90 INTERIOR LIGHTING: Each interior light candela output must not exit thru windows. AND EXTERIOR: Only light areas required for safety and comfort. reduce skyglow to increase night sky access. LZ2 (Low) . <. and transmittance of materials using integrated spheres.01 15' beyond.do not exceed 80% of lighting power densities LPD (w/sq.Employ lighting professional . Area of installed SRI roofing.Programmed master lighting control panels . . LZ4 (High) .ASTM E903-96: Standard test method for solar absorption.20. Several None SRI values OPTION 2 Total area of installed green roof system OPTION 3 Area of installed green roof systems.Overlay photometric data on lans/sections to confirm candela angle does not transmit thru to exterior . 5% @90.<.10 fc at site boundary.building.automatic sweep timers . ASTM C1371-04: Standard test for determining emitance of materials near room temp using portable emissometers.01 @15' beyond.Full cutoff luminaries Section 9 .01 fc at 10' beyond boundary.Minimize site lighting.Project lighting drawings . Energy Standard light with .01 hor and vertical fc at sight boundary and beyond LZ2 . Use computer for Buildings Except Low.

Several based controllers . . . 5% emitted LZ4 .Analyze soil/climate for native adapted plants . or other natural surface or ssubsurface water resources available on or near the project site.01 fc at 15'.designed fixture lumens are emitted at anlge of 90 deg from nadir LZ3 . gray water. for landscape irrigation Design Submittal . . HighDensity Rees): .60 fc at size boundary. shrubs from sep to jun .use of non-potable water treated and conveyed by a public agency NA Landscape uses 30% of and for projects using non potable potable water in US water specific informn regarding source and available qty of non potable supplies.Medium (Commercial/Industrial.plant species factor .20fc at site boundary. entertainment districts): .irrigation efficiency .Use high efficiency irrigation system (drip.Plan water use zones (high-med-low) WEc1.Site map with structures.Put high plants with similar needs around one another .Total non-potable Water supply available for irrigation None Designer l/s Architect .01 fc at 15'.use of captured rainwater Perform soil/climate analysis to .1 Water Efficient Landscaping: Reduce by 50% Limit or eliminate the use of potable water. micro mister) .Calculated Baseline Total Water Applied (TWA)(gal) .sun/ wind exposure.use of recycled wastewater determine appropriate landscape types .Narrative describing the L/S and Irrigation design strategies employed by the project. 10% emitted WATER EFFICIENCY Design landscape to use less water .High (major city centers.No irrigation for plants from nov to April.Irrigation system using storm water.Reduce heat island effect with shade trees .Climate Yes. Description of water use calcs methodology used to determine savings Reduce potable water consumption for irrigation by 50% from a calculated mid-summer baseline case.Calculated design Case TWA(gal) .Shadow profiles of l/s areas . 8 . or condensate water . thru .

Total non-potable Water supply available for irrigation . High efficiency filtration systems Yes . Several Yes . storm water. grey water Energy Policy Act (Epact) Use an of 1992 fixture performance aggregate of Yes. Reduce potable water use for building sewage conveyance by 50% OR Treat 50% of wastewater onsite .Narrative of strategies Design Submittal Cost.2 Water Efficient Landscaping: Eliminate the use of potable water.specific inform regarding source and available qty of non potable supplies. Treated water must be infiltrated or used on-site.Calculated baseline water usage for sewage conveyance Water use/ Cost savings . Design landscape to use less water . WEc3.Calculated occupants .40% reduction. wind.Specify high-efficiency fixtures and to tertiary standards for onsite use dry fixtures OPTION 1 Reduce potable water . Several l/s coefficient (KL)is the volume of water lost via evapotransportatio n(species dependent) and is dependent on KL=Ks*Kd*Kmc Species factor(Ks) Is the variation of water needs Ex:0=does not require irrigation after establishment(KL= 0) Density factor(kd) is the total of the None owner leaf area of a l/s Designer Ex:0.Narrative describing the L/S and Irrigation design strategies employed by the project Description of water use calcs methodology used to determine savings For projects using non potable water . dry fixtures. 1+=urban areas.Onsite wastewater treatment water demand. recycled graywater. water usage 9 .heat absorbing and reflective surfaces. also Construct wetlands. FTE + transient=peak OPTION 2 .5 – 25% l/s Architect ground standing from trees (low) 1-1+=trees and shrubs(high) Microclimate factor (Kmc) environmental condns specific to l/s temp.Calculated Baseline Total Water Applied (TWA)(gal) .1 =evapotranspiration is not affected by surrounding bldgs.Put high plants with similar needs around one another .Treat 50% of wastewater on-site to tertiary standards.Reuse stormwater or graywater for use for bldg sewage conveyance sewerage conveyance Reduce generation of by 50% thru water-conserving wastewater.Calculated design Case TWA(gal) .Calculated design case water usage for sewage conveyance . Temp irrigation for plant establishment allowed only within the first year. increase Water. Several efficient fixtures/ water reuse . humidity) ex.No irrigation for plants from nov to April. recycled wastewater.1 Water Use Reduction: 20% Maximize water efficiency within Use 20% less water than the baseline High efficiency fixtures. Landscape uses 30% of potable water in US Design Submittal .Non-potable water supply . potable fixtures or no potable . for landscape irrigation Reduce by 100% Use only captured rainwater. systems (packaged biological nutrient local aquifer recharge removal systems. shrubs from sep to June NA Design Submittal . or non-potable water treated by public agency OR Install landscaping that does not require permanent irrigation systems.Yes. or other natural surface No Potable or subsurface water Water Use or No resources available Irrigation on or near the project site .100% reduction in potable water use for sewage OR treat 100% of sewage Perform soil/climate analysis to determine appropriate landscape types WEc1.Annual qty of treated wastewater WEc2 Innovative Wastewater Technologies NA Design building with high Yes.Plumbing drawings .

and oversee the completion of the commissioning process activates 2 -Owner develops Owner's Project Requirements (OPR). Cost.1 low Urinals 1. Design team develops the Basis of Design (BOD) 3 .5 gpf 1. Calculations are based on estimate occupant usage and include only wc.8 low Showers 2. storm water.2 Water Use Reduction: 30% Reduction Maximize water efficiency within bldgs to reduce burden on Calculations are based on municipal water supply estimate occupant usage and and wastewater systems include only wc. redundancy.High-efficiency fixtures .Owner & User requirements . and construction documents 1 .Use stormwater/graywater Energy Policy Act (Epact) of 1992 Use an aggregate of water-reducing strategies Yes.Narrative describing potable water redn strategies employed by the project. reqs.Complete a summary OPR.reuse onsite treated waste water) WEc3.Name and company information for the CxA .Calculated baseline water usage (flush and flow fixtures) . lav faucets. reuse rainwater. showers.Designate a (CxA) to lead. and kitchen sinks.8 low Kit sinks 2.reuse onsite treated waste water) . dry fixtures.Non-potable water supply(gal) available for sewage conveyance Aalso allowed .Calculated occupants .Standards . urinals.40% (flush and flow fixtures) reduction.Narrative descriptions None Create None Commissioning plan None Owner Contractor Designer Comm. Design Submittal . auth Construction Submittal .Calculated design case water usage (flush/flow fixtures) . Use 30% less water than the baseline Employ strategies that use 30% less water than the water use baseline calculated for the building (no including irrigation) after meeting the Energy Policy Act of 1992 fixture performance reqmts.Calculated baseline water usage Yes .0 gpf 0. W/C 1.Verify the installation /performance of the systems 6 . showers.8 low water-reducing stratagies allowed to reduce water needs for nonregulated For projects using non potable fixtures by 10% water include specific inform reg any reclaimed water usage (greywater. review.5 low . urinals.Equipment and System expectations .Non-potable water supply(gal) available for sewage conveyance .Narrative describing potable to reduce water water redn strategies employed by needs for non. basis of design.5 gpf1. grey water .5 gpf 1. .Develop/implement com plan 5 .6 gpf 1.Environmental and sustainability goals . and kitchen sinks.Calculated design case water usage (flush/flow fixtures) .Primary Design Assumptions (space use.High-efficiency fixtures .Develop/incorporate commissioning reqmts into CDs 4 . Several ENERGY & ATMOSPHERE EAp1 Fundamental Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems Verify that the building's energy related systems are installed.Confirm that the 6 req'd tasks have been completed .Energy Efficiency Goals . High efficiency fixtures.Indoor Environmental quality requirements .Occupant sensors . calibrated and perform according to the owner's project rqmts.Use stormwater/graywater Lav faucets 2.the project.Narrative of the systems that were Commissioned and results of the commissioning process Building efficiency 10 . reuse rainwater.Calculated occupants .Occupant sensors .Reduction buildings to reduce burden on municipal water supply and wastewater systems Employ strategies that use 20% less water than the water use baseline calculated for the building (no including irrigation) after meeting the Energy Policy Act of 1992 fixture performance reqmts. water usage regulated fixtures by 10% For projects using non potable water include specific inform reg Designer any reclaimed water usage ME (greywater. diversity) . lav faucets.Building occupant and O&M personnel reqmts BOD .

HVAC. HVAC. other equipment None Confirm project meets reqs. None Owner ME Confirm no CFCs or Phase out schedule .4 points 24.1-2004 .5% . or CFC Prior to phase out reduce annual CFC Reduce ozone depletion phase-out of existing systems prior to leakage to 5% or less using EPA clean project completion. ECM: May not be altered OPT 2: ASHRAE Advanced energy Orientation: PRM.provide optional narrative regarding special circumstances reg the projects prerequisite approach. and other systems to Residential maximize energy performance Comply with: Bldg envelope.5% -3 points 21%. HVAC. Design Submittal Complete table and calculations in the submittal template.Prescriptive requirements or performance requirements of a)Energy cost budget method performance b)Perf rating method of ASHRAE/IESNA Std 90.Baseline to draw design guide for small office bldgs .choose None refrigerants with short environmental lifetimes.2 points 17.5%.WHOLE BLDG ENERGY SIMULATION(1-10pts) Demonstrate % improvement in the proposed building performance rating compared to the baseline performance rating per Building Performance Rating Method in Appendix G of OPT 1: ASHRAE/IESNA 90.5%=1pt. Water Yes. OPT 2: ASHRAE Advanced design guide for Small Office Buildings 2004. Bldg schedules. lighting. OPT3: Advanced Buildings Benchmark Design bldg envelope & systems to maximize energy performance.Optional narrative describing phase out plan including dates . and informative Appendix G Performance Rating Method. lighting to ASHRAE/IESNA 90.Mandatory provisions of Sections 5-10 of SHRAE/IESNA Establish the Minimum Std 90.1-2004 or local reqs if Minimum Energy level of energy equal or more stringent. ECM: Baseline orientation identical to OPT 3: Prescriptive measures of proposed.5%=1pt. worth etc. several pages None envelope.commissioning report Design Submittal Design the building to comply with both: 1 . Power.1 point 14% . Performance efficiency for bldg systems 2 .5 points 11 . standard Lighting. Refrigerant quantities as a percentage of overall project requirement. PRM: Maybe altered 35%=10pts. air act Proof that simple payback is >10 yrs Reduce total leakage over units remaining life to less than 30% of its charge. in the heating. 42%=10pts .office. CFCs are bad to atmosphere EAc1 Optimize Energy Increase energy Performance performance Achieve increasing levels of energy performance above the baseline in the prereq std to reduce environmental and economic impacts associated with excessive energy use OPT 1: Whole bldg energy Maximize energy efficiency simulation: New bldgs: 10. HVAC.1-2004: maximize energy performance Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Design building envelope. Use Computer simulation model for Option 1. None Design Submittal -Fix and systems that use CFC .Existing: 3. EAp2 Designer ME Create CFC phase-out schedule Alternatives: Commitment of phase out with affirm timeline of 5 yrs from compln of project EAp3 Fundamental Refrigerant Management No CFC based refrigerants.1-2004: Energy standards for bldgs except low-rise residential. Energy efficient building systems New Bldgs: 10. Yes.1-2004 Design bldg envelope.of ASHRAE 90. Advanced Buildings Benchmark OPTION 1 .average from 4 different orientations <20k sqft .

Comp path: Advance Bldgs core perf guide (2. reduce internal loads thru shell & lighting improvements. & shift load to off-peak periods.Prescriptive Compliance Path (1 pt) – Comply with the Basic Criteria and Prescriptive Measures of the Advanced Buildings Benchmark Version 1.6 points 31.5% = 1 pt. lighting. solar heating & power.1-2004 OPTION 2 . passive solar.7 points 35% .1-2004: Use on-site renewable energy Energy Standard for Photovoltaic. wind energy. bio-fuel systems to offset building energy Buildings Except Low-Rise based. and cogeneration. REDUCE DEMAND: Optimize building form & orientation.1. geothermal heating.5% = 3 pts) Non-eligible sources: Architectural features. gray water heat recovery. and the backup fuel for each source. fossil model or datable) fuels Pprovide the energy values and cost.5 Pts) Comply with the prescriptive measures identified in the adv bldgs core perf guide developed by new bldgs institute. 12 . several The annual energy generated from each source. Eligible sources: ASHRAE/IESNA 90.5% . INCREASE EFFICIENCY: More efficient envelope. ventilation cooling. electric. RECOVER WASTE ENERGY: Exhaust air energy recover.renewable or green-power from off-site Or Use the dept of energy CBECS – comm. HARVEST FREE ENERGY: Use daylight.ASHRAE/IESNA Std 90. Identify climate zone bldg is located and comply with all recommendations. wave & tidal power (2. service water heating & power generation. OPTION 3: Pre. OPTION 4 . Yes. geothermal electric. 12. 28% . solar thermal.5% Designer ME Arch features/ geo exchange systems not eligible Yes. 7.9 points 42% .12. geo exchange (ground calculated in EA credit 1 source heat pumps). Identify climate zone bldg is located &comply with all recommendations. cost. Bldg energy consumption survey( REC renewable energy cost) database to determine the estimated energy. low-impact hydro Residential Make use of net metering.5% = 2 pts.Prescriptive Compliance Path (4 pts) – For office blgs under 20. EAc2 On-Site Renewable Energy Encourage and recognize increasing levels of on-site renewable energy self-supply in order to reduce environmental and economic impacts associated with fossil fuel energy use.10 points Design Submittal list of sources used and energy generated + annual cost Provide the on-site renewable energy sources used. Describe the source of the annual energy cost information (energy Greenhouse gas.5% .8 points 38.000 sf comply with the prescriptive measure of ASHRAE Advance Energy Design Guide for Small Office Buildings 2004. & appropriately sized HVAC system. Use the bldg annual energy cost daylighting.

Develop systems manual for operating staff. 5. systems manual and training Owner Contr Designer CXA lan of the follow-up review. 2Cmsng design review 3-review submittals. and design documents prior to 50% CD. EAc4 Enhanced Refrigerant Management OPTION 1: Do not use refrigerants. Review building operation 810 months after substantial completion with staff and occupants. occupant comfort Begin early in design. 4. size (tons) Refrigerant type (used to determine ODPr and GWPr) Refrigerant charge in lbs of refrigerant per ton of cooling capacity. review. CxA must have had comm exp on 2 bldg projects. Reduce ozone depletion and support early compliance with the Montreal Protocol while minimizing direct contributions to global warming. 5. 6). OPTION 2: Select refrigerants and HVAC that minimize or eliminate the emission of compounds that cause ozone depletion & global warming. including number. 4. Select equipment with efficient AND Do not install fire refrigerant charge. Design Submittal Complete template with HVAC equipment types (used to determine life). 2. 4-develop systems manual. provide narrative of the results of design review. 2. minimize leaks. Use refrigerants with low Ozone Depleting potential (ODP) and low Follow formula for calculating Global Warming Potential (GWP) maximum threshold. independent of design and construction. not an employee of the design team or contractor. Minimize refrigerant leakage. 6-involved 10 months after completion Add'l commissioning activities: 1. 3. Designate Commissioning Authority (CxA) to lead. confirm 6 req'd tasks have been completed. CxA shall review contractor submittals for compliance with OPR & BOD. substances. suppression systems that contain 6. Verify that reqmts for training staff & occupants are completed. 6. efficient. Ozone depletion 1. 13 . design bldg without ozone-depleting substances None Use no refrigerants. None Complete list of None items to do Construction Submittal Complete Template with the name.1-select CxA (must do 2. continue after verification None EAc3 Enhanced Commissioning Begin the commissioning process early during the design process and execute additional activities after systems performance verification is completed. Resources. eco-friendly. equipment with long life The base bldg None threshold for the Designer combined ME contributions to ozone depletion and global warming potential LCGWP+LCODP* 105<100 a)Minimize refrigerant leakage b)Select equipment with efficient refrigerant charge c)Select equipment with long service life d)use units Follow Ref Guide for the Commissioning design review. Use natural refrigerants (water. systems manual. and ammonia). commission submittal review. carbon dioxide. CxA must review owner's Project Requirements (OPR). 3. firm and experience info for the CxA. 5-Verify training is completed. Do not use refrigerants. Select equipment with long service ozone depleting life. and oversee the completion of all commissioning process activities. basis of Design (BOD). 3.

Figure out which size containers are needed Provide an easily accessible area that serves the entire building and is dedicated to the collection and storage of non. including (at a inimum) paper. Use grid-source renewable energy EAc6 Green Power Encourage the Determine the baseline electricity development use from : and use of grid(1) consumption based on source. Install metering equipment Design Submittal Confirm the IPMVP Option. Develop/implement a Measurement & Verification (M&V) Plan consistent with : Provide for the ongoing accountability of building energy consumption over time. cardboard. office paper. building optimization EAc5 Measurement & Verification International Performance Use Option B for smaller/simpler buildings by isolating the main energy Measurement & Option D: Calibrated Simulation Verification Protocol systems. III: Concepts and Options for . If direct purchase is not available.Develop Measurement and Verification Plan for no less than one year of post-construction occupancy 1. in IPMVP None Provide a narrative. Upload a copy of the M&V Plan Chose OPT B (ECM Isolation) or OPT D (Whole Bldg Calibrated Simulation) Yes. purchase Green-e accredited Tradable Renewable Certificates (RECs) for 35% consumption/yr (=70%).hazardous materials for recycling. compensating e generators. annual energy consumption Option 1 . The M&V period shall cover a period of no less than 1 year of post-construction occupancy. Construction Submittal Engage in green-power contract Provide at least 35% of the building's electricity from renewable sources by engaging at least a 2 year renewable energy contract. corrugated cardboard. 3. based on sq Owner footage of the bldg Designer Architect Alum recycling= 5% of energy for virgin energy prodn Design Submittal Confirm recycling areas have been provide per requirements. double electricity requirements or Enter total electrical length of consumption(kwh) and total contract annual green power purchase Owner Option 2 . In states with closed electrical market. select Green-e Purchase green certified power provider for 2 Certification Requirements power.Provide the name of the green power provider and contract term. MATERIALS AND MRp1 Storage & Collection of Recyclables Decrease waste hauled to landfills Facilitate the reduction of waste generated by building occupants that is hauled to and disposed of in landfills. Solid waste diversion from landfills 14 . renewable EA Credit1((DEC design energy technologies Energy cost) on a net zero pollution basis. newspaper.Stable energy costs 1.Provide the name of the renewable energy certificate vendor Enter total annual electrical consumption(kwh) Enter the value of the green tags purchased. plastics. enroll in the green power program for 35% of the electrical energy. glass. (savings Estimation Method 2) (IPMVP) Volume III: Concepts and Options for Option B Energy conservation Use Option D for whole-building determining energy savings measure Isolation as specified in system for larger building with in new construction the International Performance systems that are interactive. 2. 2. Several Yes. In states with open electrical Center for Resource Solutions' Green-e Product market. and organic wastes to maximize the effectives of the dedicated areas. or purchase Tradable Renewable Certificates Yes. Green Power contract term or certified vendor. (2) Use Dept of Energy Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey database to estimate electricity use. Optional narrative. plastic. year contract. - RESOURCES Easy access to area signage to prevent contamination 20-25 gallons containers optional Security for hi value materials Ramp up and front loader bin space Design area into Min recycled area None building is suggested only. enroll in green power program.Comparing actual energy use of Determining Energy Savings in predicted/simulated New Construction April 2003. Confirm types of material that are recycled. and metals. Air pollution . Coordinate the size and function of the recycling areas with the anticipated collection services for glass. Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP) Vol.

Not applicable if planned Remove elements that pose bldg addition contamination risk and upgrade components that would improve energy and water efficiency such as Maintain an additional 20% of windows. calcs. envelope. reducewaste. components that would improve energy and water efficiency such as Hazardous materials that are windows. Quantify the extent of building reuse. Quantify the extent of building reuse. relate to materials manufacturing and Credit is N/A of adding an transport. Divert 95% Construction Submittal Solid waste production/ removal by weight or of material landfill costs volume but should Complete construction waste be consistent calculation tables. and existing building structure and plumbing fixtures. recycling chutes. Provide tabulation of total and reused areas (sf) of each nonstructural interior element. For projects with additions confirm sq footage of the new addition MRc1. environmental Floors & Roof impacts of new buildings as they relate to materials manufacturing and transport. None Save money and resources MRc2.1 side None Ceiling system. Building Reuse: Construction Submittal Confirm whether project is strictly a renovation or renovation with addition None Inventory existing conditions. aluminum can crushers. not including hazardous materials.1 Designate an area for collection of recyclable materials and track Develop and implement a construction waste management recycling efforts. conserve resources. and roof. conserve Structural resources. Metals Concrete Asphalt cardboard Inventory existing conditions. plan that identifies the materials 15 . addition that is 2x size of existing building. conserve resources. None None Inventory existing conditions. Document waste Calcs can be done Yes. Reuse existing bldgs Maintain at least 95% of walls. Remove elements that pose contamination risk and upgrade components that would improve energy and water efficiency such as windows. and Maintain 75% of reduce Existing Walls. assemblies Remove elements that pose and non-structural roofing contamination risk and upgrade material).2 Extend the life cycle of existing building stock. envelope (exterior skin an framing. For projects with addns confirm the sq footage of the new additions MRc1. Establish goals and a waste management plan Beneficial to recycle: Establish goals for diversion from disposal in landfills and incinerators. and Maintain 95% of reduce Existing Walls. excluding window. Construction Waste Management: Reuse materials and reduce landfill disposal Divert construction and demolition debris Divert 50% from from disposal in landfills and Disposal incinerators. retain Building Reuse: cultural resources. Int walls – Both sides Doors – 1 side Floor coverings. Maintain 50% of of existing building doors. Several Owner Designer Architect MRc1. Yes. Yes. Reuse existing bldgs Consider reuse of existing buildings.Consider employing cardboard balers. Several None Provide tabulation of existing and Save money and resources reused areas (sf) of each structural/envelope element. reduce waste. and remediated can be excluded from plumbing fixtures. Construction Submittal Confirm whether project is strictly a renovation on or renovation with addition Provide tabulation of existing and Save money and resources reused areas (sf) of each structural/envelope element. Optional narrative. retain Use existing interior noncultural resources. Redirect recyclable recovered resources back to the manufacturing process. count Llocation of receiving agent (recycler/landfill) for waste. and doors. Optional narrative. and plumbing fixtures. reduce waste. Quantify the extent of building reuse. MEP material or furniture. floor Consider reuse of existing buildings. and collection bins at individual workstations. Recycle and/or salvage at least 50% of non-hazardous construction and demolition. floor coverings and ceilings) interior Nonstock. mechanical systems.1 side Shear walls – both sides Construction Submittal Confirm whether project is renovation or renovation with addition. Redirect Recycle/ salvage at least 50% of non-hazardous construction and demolition. mechanical systems. mechanical systems. floor coverings and ceiling reduce environmental systems) in at least 50% (by impacts of new area) of the completed building buildings as they (including additions).3 Reuse 50% (by area) of existing nonExtend the life cycle structural elements (Interior walls. Elements structural elements (interior walls. environmental Floors & Roof impacts of new buildings as they relate to materials manufacturing and transport.1 Extend the life cycle of existing building stock. Optional narrative. Credit is N/A if adding an addition that is 2x size of existing building. throughout Information req'd includes: Habitat for general description of each type of humanity can waste generated. retain Building Reuse: cultural resources. Maintain at least 75% (based on surface area) of existing building structure (including structural floor and roof decking) and Consider reuse of existing buildings.

Yes.2 Use salvaged materials such as beams and posts. based on cost. flooring. Provide the total project materials cost (Divisions 2-10) or provide the total project cost for Divisions 2-10 to apply the 45% materials value. flooring. increase to value. refurbished or reduce need for virgin reused materials such that the materials sum of these materials constitutes at least 5%. etc. Construction Submittal Complete construction waste calculation tables. thereby reducing impacts associated with the extraction and processing of virgin resources. refurbished or reused materials for an additional doors and frames. Redirect reusable materials to appropriate sites. waste mgmt reports. MRc2. 16 . reduction/ use of Provide a tabulation of each 15% salvaged/reused material used on resources the project.2 None Document waste Yes. Quantity of waste diverted in tons or cy. demolition. Identify haulers to handle the materials. paneling. refurbished or reused materials Identify opportunities to incorporate salvaged materials in building design Use salvaged materials such as beams and posts. Obtain records (waste haul receipts. the source/vendor for the material and the product cost. materials and products in order to Materials Reuse: Exclude MEP. See tables removal Construction Submittal Reuse bldg materials to Use salvaged. Calcs can be done by weight or reusable materials to volume but must be consistent appropriate sites. but furniture may reduce demand for 5% be considered if included virgin materials and to reduce waste. increase to Provide a tabulation of each Waste production 15% salvaged/reused material used on reduction/ use of resources the project. based on cost. use tables Construction Submittal Provide the total project materials cost (Divisions 2-10) or provide the total project cost for Divisions 2-10 to apply the 45% materials Waste production Yes. spreadsheets. None Design with available used materials Yes. Establish goals and a waste management plan Establish goals for diversion from disposal in landfills and incinerators. Redirect Divert 75% from recyclable recovered Disposal resources back to the manufacturing process. MRc3.1 Reuse bldg materials to reduce need for virgin materials Reuse building materials and products in order to Materials Reuse: reduce demand for 10% virgin materials and to reduce waste. Reused materials do not have to be from within the bldg. debris do not contribute to this credit. Identify haulers to handle the materials. quantity of waste diverted in tons or cubic yards. cabinetry and furniture. waste mgmt reports. Reused materials do not have to be from within the bldg.) to confirm the diverted materials have been recycled or salvaged. Provide narrative including Construction Waste Management Plan. None Design with available used materials Yes. cabinetry and furniture. paneling. refurbished or reused materials Identify opportunities to incorporate salvaged materials in building design. Divert 95% waste generated. The tabulation must include a description of the material. Use salvaged. spreadsheets. Obtain records (waste haul receipts. thereby reducing impacts associated with the extraction and processing of virgin resources. of the total value of Reuse building materials on the project. Provide a narrative including specific info about reused /salvaged materials used on the project. consistently across MR credits 37. brick and decorative items. Use used materials for 10% of the project. Use salvaged. 5% beyond MR c3.to be diverted from disposal and whether the materials will be sorted on-site or commingled. Designate an area for collection of recyclable materials and track recycling efforts. etc. MRc3. throughout . Information req'd includes: general description of each type of Yes. Provide narrative including Construction Waste Management Plan Reuse materials and reduce landfill disposal Divert construction and demolition debris Construction from Waste Recycle/ salvage at least 75% of disposal in landfills Management: non-hazardous construction and and incinerators. Provide a narrative including specific info about reused salvaged materials used on the project. use tables Replacement cost is always the highest of the reused or the equivalent new.) to confirm the diverted materials Excavated soil and land clearing have been recycled or salvaged. MEP/specialty items not included Use salvaged. Solid waste production/ of material landfill costs location of receiving agent (recycler/landfill) for waste.1. brick and decorative items. doors and frames.

2 Decrease impacts resulting from extraction of virgin materials Increase demand for Recycled Content: building products that incorporate 20% (Post recycled content Consumer + 1/2 materials. thereby pre-consumer) reducing impacts resulting from extraction and processing of virgin materials. Post consumer+ pre consumer recycled content/2=Total material cost Construction Submittal Total mtrl costs (div 2-10). Declarations . MEP components and specialty such as elevators and equipment are not included in the calcs. If only a fraction of a product/material is Extracted / harvested/recovered and manufactured locally. but furniture may environmental claims (Type be included if included During construction. Yes.Self-declared materials Exclude MEP.MRc4. During construction. Use materials with recycled content such that the sum of post consumer recycled content plus 1/2 of the pre-consumer content constitutes at least 20% (based on cost) of the total value of the materials in the project. thereby supporting the use of indigenous resources and reducing the environmental impacts resulting from transportation. processed & manufactured regionally Use local materials to support indigenous resources and lessen transportation Increase demand for building materials and products that are extracted and manufactured within the region. Several local materials. installed. Use bldg materials/products that have been extracted. Optional narrative. reduce transportation 17 . ensure contractor is using them Yes. the product cost. Establish goal for locally sourced materials. Optional narrative Support local economy. increase to 40% Construction Submittal Provide the project's total project cost for 45% default factor or total materials cost.recycled content materials are 7. tabulation of recycled material. Use local materials Run a preliminary calculation during design to set appropriate target. percentage of product by weight that meets both extraction and manufacture criteria. Several MRc5. None Research. 30% + reduce waste Provide a table of each material including description of the material. International Standard ISO 14021-1999 Establish project goal for recycled Environmental Labels and Design with content materials and identify material Declarations . Increase to (or total project cost x 45% default Reduce virgin matl needs materials value). the product cost. distance from extractions /harvest/recovery site and project site. Exclude MEP. but furniture may be included if included consistently across MR credits 37.1 Decrease impacts resulting from extraction of virgin materials Increase demand for Recycled Content: building products that incorporate 10% (Post recycled content Consumer + 1/2 materials. the pre consumer and/or post-consumer recycled content %. ensure that recycled content materials are installed. and source of the data. ensure that specified local materials are installed. Complete regional materials calculation table including manufacturer.Self-declared recycled suppliers that can achieve this goal.1 Regional Materials: 10% extracted. Use materials with recycled content so that the post-consumer content + 1/2 the Pre-consumer content (by weight) is 20% of materials by cost Establish goals and make sure materials get installed Yes. MRc4. the manufacture. harvested or recovered. total product cost. the manufacture. use Yes. and manufactured within 500 miles of the site for minimum 10% (based on cost) of the total materials value. and identify materials and suppliers. ensure that II Environmental Labeling) consistently across MR credits 3. Increase to Reduce virgin matl needs Provide a table of each material 30% + reduce waste including description of the material. and source of the data. environmental claims (Type materials II Environmental Labeling) During construction. Construction Submittal Use materials with recycled content such that the sum of post consumer recycled content plus 1/2 of the pre-consumer content constitutes at least 10% (based on cost) of the total value of the materials in the project. optional narrative Provide total project materials cost Yes. Several Provide total project materials cost (or total project cost x 45% default materials value). Yes. then only that percentage by weight shall contribute to the regional value. the pre consumer and/or post-consumer recycled content %. thereby pre-consumer) reducing impacts resulting from extraction and processing of virgin materials. Only include materials permanently installed in the project. Optional narrative. Distance between manufacturing location and project site. Establish goals and make sure materials get installed International Standard ISO 14021-1999 Establish project goal for recycled Design with content materials and identify material Environmental Labels and recycled suppliers that can achieve this goal.

Only include materials permanently included in the project. Several contractor is using them Construction Submittal Provide the project's total project cost for 45% default factor or total materials cost. increase to percentage of product by weight 40% that meets both extraction and manufacture criteria. Percentage of product by weight of the tracked material. Research availability of wood species to ensure they are available from FSC certified sources. can include temporary Use a minimum of 50% of woodbased materials and products. None Research. Distance between manufacturing location and project site. cotton insulation. Several and criteria – include 1)Strl and dimensional Framing 2) Flooring and subflooring 3) Wood doors and finishes COC certification is awarded to companies that process. total product cost. based on cost. are not included in the calcs. increase to 95% Save land. materials in MRc3 the total materials value. materials and long-cycle renewable Use rapidly renewable building Consider materials such as bamboo. Establish goal and follow through Establish a project goal for FSCcertified w ood products and identify suppliers. Optional narrative List of items claimed as FSC certified. products used in the project. then only that percentage by weight shall contribute to the regional value. manufacturer and COC cert number. Use bldg materials/products that have been extracted. agrifiber. including product type. materials and products (made replacing them with from plants that are typically linoleum. Use lower grades of wood. use local materials. flooring. Optional narrative. encourage responsible Use at least 50% of wood-based forest management materials that are certified . manufacture and/or sell products made of certified wood after audits verify proper accounting of material flows and proper use Yes. thereby supporting the use of indigenous resources and reducing the environmental impacts resulting from transportation. harvested or recovered. Establish goal for locally sourced materials. ensure Yes. strawboard rapidly renewable harvested within a 10-year cycle and cork. RRM/Total cost of 5% manufacturer. Distance from extractions /harvest/recovery site and project site. Make sure materials are used Percentage of RRM=Total cost of Yes.Forest Management Certification Chain of Custody Certification Construction Submittal Provide total project materials cost (or total project cost x 45% default materials value). or shorter) for 2. None materials by wool. and identify materials and suppliers. and finishes etc.2 20% extracted. wheatboard.Must include permanent. reduce transportation MEP components and specialty During constrn.5% of total value of all building Reduce the use and materials based on cost Establish a project goal for rapidly depletion of finite raw renewable materials. and manufactured within 500 miles of the site for minimum 20% (based on cost) of Use local materials. Run a preliminary calculation during design to set appropriate target. Optional narrative. materials. sub-flooring. Forest Stewardship Council's Principles and Criteria (FSC) . increase demand for rapid-renew products MRc7 Certified Wood Construction Submittal -List of FSC certified wood + COC #. MRc6 Rapidly Renewable Materials Use materials made from plants harvested within a 10-year cycle for Establish goal and follow through 2. Optional narrative Support local economy.Use local materials to support indigenous resources and lessen transportation Regional Materials: MRc5. deforestation in developing countries 18 . ensure that specified materials are installed. increase to Provide a table of each product name for each tracked material. During constn ensure spec'ed products are installed. Complete regional materials calculation table including manufacturer.5% of the total value of all building materials and During constrn. Specify quality grades that most ready available from wellmanaged forests. Yes. processed & manufactured regionally Increase demand for building materials and products that are extracted and manufactured within the region. ensure that specified such as elevators and equipment local materials are installed. wood doors. FSC principles Yes. which are certified in accordance with the Forest Stewardship Council's (FSC) Principles and Criteria for wood building components (framing. total product cost materials for each traced material. Only include materials permanently installed in the project. can count If only a fraction of a product /material is Extracted /harvested/recover and manufactured locally.

EQp2 Environmental Tabacco Smoke (ETS) Control Minimize exposure to Tobacco Smoke Minimize exposure of building occupants. For naturally ventilated bldg. Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality.1-2004.1. confirm productivity design meets Ventilation Rate Procedure. Performance testing of differential air pressures required. thus contributing to the comfort and wellbeing of the occupants. Optional narrative. Several None Design ventilation systems to meet/exceed rates as per ASHRAE Mechanical ventilation systems std for shall be designed using the Active (Mechanical) Ventilation.2 sq in leakage/100 sq.12004: Ventilation for Acceptable indoor air quality Create active and passive ventilation Occupant comfort. Locate exterior smoking areas 25' Prohibit smoking in the building. If interior smoking areas are design windows. ASHRAE Standard 62. Building with Designated Smoking Rooms or residential Project. indoor surfaces. designed area separations.. Provide designated areas outside the building where ETS will not enter the OPTION 2: Prohibit smoking building or vent system. Yes. O/A intakes. bldg life. Meet the minimum requirements of Sections 4 through 7 of ASHRAE 62. OPTION 1: Prohibit smoking. Design narrative describing the ventilation design.ceilings and floor area) Design Submittal Confirm project has met req for appropriate project category: Non-Smoking Building. Include specific inform reg fresh air intake vol and any special condns that affected the project’s ventln design. stringent. and dedicated ventilation systems. and operable windows. Ventilation Rate Procedure(IAQ Passive (Natural) Ventilation procedure) or the applicable local Mixed-mode Ventilation. Locate exterior smoking areas 25' from entries. Provide drawings to show naturally ventilated bldg zones and operable window areas. non-smoking policy. and ventilation air distribution systems to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS).1-2004 p 5. min 1pa vs adj spaces.1. whichever is more VRP: by occupancy category. code.neg.12004 section 5. Minimize second hand smoke.pr of atleast 5pa average.ft enclosure area. community 19 . windows open to common areas. All doors to units from common halls to be ANSI/ASTM-E779-03: Prevent/control Standard Test Method for smoke in the Determining Air Leakage by building Fan Pressurization. outside air intakes. INDOOR AIR QUALITY Design Submittal EQp1 Minimum IAQ Performance Establish minimum indoor air quality (IAQ) performance to enhance indoor air quality in buildings. (sum of all walls. separate smoking rooms to effectively ventilation systems must be installed contain. from entries.Perf monitoring lasts 15 mins(min 1 test every 10 secs) OPTION 3 (residential only): Prohibit smoking from all common areas. Locate exterior smoking areas 25' from entries. O/A intakes. Smoking room to be direct exhausted to outdoors and enclosed with deck-to-deck partitions. Determine the outdoor air needed to Naturally ventilated bldgs shall ventilate comply with ASHRAE 62. Post info on except in designated areas. For mech ventilated bldg. confirm design meets window opening rqmts per ASHRAE 62. Minimize uncontrolled pathways for ETS transfer between units. For interior smoking rooms or residential project: provide copies of drawings to document location of smoking rooms. capture and remove ETS and their effectives must be tested. Exhaust to create av. Locate designated within the building. from bldg.of FSC name. Residential Manual for Compliance with California's 2001 Energy Efficiency Standards (For Low Rise Residential Buildings) Chapter 4 Units must show None less than 1.

developers Practice Guide 237: and owners NATURALLY VENTED SPACE: 1) Develop design reqmts ASHRAE Standard 62. increased occupant satisfaction offsets initial cost Ventilation monitoring to help sustain comfort Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring Provide capacity for ventilation system monitoring to help sustain occupant comfort and wellbeing. For mechanically vented spaces. The Carbon Trust mind Good Practice Guide 237 Increase breathing zone O/A vent Natural Ventilation in nonrates to 30% above min rates For naturally ventilated spaces. CO2 monitoring shall be located within the room bet 3’ and 6’ above floor. Design narrative describing design method (CIBSE method analytic model) utilized in Possible higher HVAC costs. Copies of applicable drawings to show locations and type of installed sensors.25 people per 1000 sf. ASHRAE Standard 62. better employees 20 .1-2004. Non-densely occupied spaces. None Include specific info reg location and qty of installed monitors.Natural 4) Determine vent reqmts following the flow diagram ventilation in non process shown in Figure 1. monitor carbon dioxide concentrations in densely occupied spaces . Design Submittal None DCV. Confirmation of the type of ventilation system and installed controls. air intakes etc) as applicable.18 of domestic buildings 5) Estimate external driving CIBSE Applications Manual 10: CUBES Applications pressures 2005. Design narrative including ventilation design and CO2 monitoring system.1Design system to meet Carbon 2004: Ventilation for 2) Plan airflow paths Trust Good Practice Guide 237 3) Identify bldg uses & features Acceptable Indoor Air [1998]. use heat recovery to minimize the add'l energy consumption associated with higher ventilation rates None anemometers) and feed the info to the HVAC system and BAS.5% below the design rate. Venturi ventilation requirements. Manual 10: 2005 Use diagrams/calcs to show Natural ventilation in 6) Select types of ventilation nondomestic design meets CISBE devices buildings a) establish reqd flow rates thru 7)Size vent devices each space For mechanically ventilated spaces. provide direct outdoor airflow measure devise to measure min outdoor airflow rate to detect when system is +/. optional parameters and set points. 8 steps of Carbon Trust Good e for designers. outdoor airflow measurement Install permanent monitoring systems that provide feedback on Install required monitoring equipment ventilation system performance to ensure that ventilation systems Install CO2 and airflow measure maintain design minimum equipment (Pitot tubes. meters and rotating vane Configure system to generate alarm when conditions vary by 10% of set point.1Plan and design Yes. well-being and productivity. Dwgs should also show natural ventln components (operable windows. EQc2 Increased Ventilation Provide additional outdoor ventilation Provide additional outdoor air ventilation to improve indoor air quality for improved occupant comfort. None Required systems and monitoring EQc1 Design Submital Mechanically Ventilated bldgs: confirm that breathing zone rates have been designed to exceed ASHRAE 62.1-2004 by 30% Provide design narrative describing the projects vent systems design include specific info reg the fresh air intake vol for each specifc occupied zone to demonstrate that the design exceeds the rel std or app local code by atleast 30%.A guide req'd by ASHRAE Std 62. demand controlled ventilation . follow domestic buildings .weather stripped. fan air intakes and bldg pressurization strategies. Naturally Ventilated: Confirm system has been design to meet Carbon Trust Good Practice Guide 237. CO2 monitor determines outdoor air rate. Provide CO2 monitoring. Several 2004: Ventilation For building with MECHANICALLY VENTED Acceptable Indoor Air ventilation in SPACES: Quality. - Hot air balance methods. For naturally vented spaces. monitor CO2 concentrations within all naturally ventilated spaces. Quality The Carbon Trust that might require special Determine that natural Good Practice attention vent is effective for project by Guide 2347 .

– carpet. seal and protect from During comfort and ANSI/ASHRAE 52.avoid using permanent AHU's during construction or use MERV 8 or better filters.2-1999. CT and GB. United States Environmental Protection Agency: "Compendium of Methods for the Determination of Air Pollutants in Indoor Air" Provide a copy of projects IAQ mgmt plan. (3) Permanent AHU's during construction must have filters with Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value of 8 per AHSRAE 52. on process in order HVAC protection-ideally do not -depressurize work areas. location of installed filters) installed during constn confmn that each was replaced before occupancy. ceiling tile and installed absorptive materials from moisture damage drywall.Method of Testing General Construction low toxicity levels-pathway of construction protect porous surfaces. MERV rating. Adapt IAQ plan to (1) protect HVAC system during construction . protect absorptive materials. Follow through with plan during const. Develop plan before construction begins.1 IAQ Guidelines for Occupied Buildings under Reduce indoor air Construction: Sheet Metal quality problems Construction IAQ resulting from the and Air Conditioning Management construction/renovati (3) interrupt contamination pathways Contractors' National Plan: Association. Ventilation Air-Cleaning interruption-100% outside air workers and building ventilation ideal.diff rates.2-1999: odours and dust. provide to help sustain the temp barriers use . Provide specific info regarding calcn methodology and /or model results to demonstrate that the Ventilation design complies with the ref stds Create IAQ mgmnt plan during Const. Develop and implement an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Management Plan for construction and pre-occupancy phase of the bldg as follows: (1) During construction meet or exceed Control Measure of the SMACNA IAQ Guidelines for Occupied Buildings under Construction. dust control. Optional narrative. Provide photos of IAQ practices. multi-zone.2 Flush or Test None None Construction Submittal Removing chemical containments Digital photos 21 . Use software (NIST's CONTAM). model no. List all filtration media – manufacturer.Meet control measures of SMACNA. carpeting. None None Better environment for occupants EQc3. Confirm if permanently installed AHU's were used during construction.spec materials that have low VOC's.1-2004 Chapter 6.-source controlwellbeing (4) institute housekeeping activities . depressurize and Devices for Removal occupants work areas-house keeping – Efficiency by Particle Size (5) schedule the installation of sequence carefully materials to avoid contamination of absorptive materials such as (2) Protect stored on-site or insulation. exhaust fumes Construction Submittal EQc3. (2) control pollutant sources .b)Explain went strategy airflow paths. analytic model to predict that room-by room airflows will effectively naturally ventilate 90% of occupied spaces per ASHRAE 62. perform building follows: flushout or test the air contaminant levels. 8) Analyze design. Select member of GC's team as IAQ mgr. determining the natural ventln design for the project. .replace all filter media prior to occupancy Construction IAQ Management Reduce indoor air Plan: Before quality problems Occupancy resulting from the construction/renovati on process in order to help sustain the Develop and implement Indoor Flush building out or check air quality Air Quality (IAQ) Management Plan for pre-occupancy phase as Prior to occupancy. peak temps c)operable window size cacls accoding to CIBSE d)driving pressure calcs for wind and stuck induced pr diff OR use macroscopic. Use #8 filter on permanent air handlers used during Create and implement plan const.

then delivery 3500 cu O/A wellbeing of per sf of floor area. South Coast Air Quality Management District Rule 1113: Architectural Coatings None Formaldehyde -50ppbs PM-50microns/m3 TVOC-500 micrograms/m3 4-PCH-6.Flush-out: After construction but before occupancy. Adhesives. Min 3 occupants. Construction Submittal Provide list of each indoor paint and coating used.30 cfm/sf. less water). Rule 1113 contaminants that are odorous. During construction.36). shellacs . . Copy of the testing report.000 cf of O/A per sf of floor area while maintaining an internal temperature of 60 deg and rel humidity less than 60%.SCAQMD Rule 1113. Narrative EQc4. fire-stopping sealants.All interior finishes have to be installed ( furniture recommended but not required) -Baseline IAQ testing prior to occupancy with USEPA compendium of methods for determination of air pollutants in indoor air. Narrative. irritating Paints and coatings used on the and/or harmful to the interior of the bldg comply with comfort and wellthe following: being of installers PAINTS .Corrosive Paints Clear wood finishes. VOC data (g/G. South Coast Rule #1168 South Coast Air quality Management District.including manufacturer. 2000 Green Seal Standard GSSee appendix 11: VOC limits for flat/nonflat paints. GS-03. caulking. and corresponding allowable VOC from the ref std. and building Ventilate at . product name. and aerosol adhesive . rqmts of South Coast Air Quality Management District Rule #1168 and Green Seal Standard for Commercial Adhesives GS-36. effective Oct 19. hours per date until 14.OPTION 1 . comfort and out.Green Seal Standard and occupants.5 micrograms/m3 CO. Sealants: South Coast Air Quality Mgmt District Rule 1168 Aerosol Adhesives: Green Seal Standard for Commercial Adhesives Use Low VOC products GS-36 Specify low VOC materials in CDs for general construction adhesives.Green Seal Standard GS-03 Anti. sealers. OR For flush-out. perform a flush-out by supplying a total air volume of 14. If test sample exceeds levels. GS-11 Paints Anticorrosive and anti-rust paints . 2ppm over outdoors Demonstrate that the contaminant max conc is not exceeded Construction Submittal See appendix None None Provide list of each indoor adhesive.000 cf/sf -Replace all filtration media from of O/A is delivered.2 Low-Emitting Materials: Paints & Coatings Reduce indoor air Use interior paints and coatings that Specify low-Voc Paints and coatings contaminants comply with Green Seal Standards: Reduce the quantity GS-11. use low VOC cleaning supplies. Confirmation of approach (flushout preoccupancy. construction workers increase flush out rate of the space. Green Seal Standard GS03: VOC limits for anticorrosive/rust paints. EQc4. stains. IAQ testing). VOC data and corresponding allowable VOC level. and cove base adhesives. use vacuums with If occupancy occurs prior to flush HEPA filters. OR Perform Air Quality testing. constn. sealant and primer product used. South Coast Air of indoor air Quality Mgmt Dist. irritating on the interior of the building and/or harmful to the (defined as inside of the weather comfort and wellproofing system and applied being of installers onsite) shall comply with the and occupants.9ppm. 22 . Green Seal Standard 36 South Coast Rule #1168 October 3. OPTION 2 . flush-out with early occupancy. use temp supply /exhaust systems at windows or remove temp filters from HVAC system and install MERV 13 filters. floor coatings. prior to occupancy using testing protocols per EPA Compendium of Methods for the Determination of Air Pollutants in Indoor Air.Air Quality Testing: Conduct baseline IAQ testing after construction. plumbing adhesives. flooring adhesives. Manufacturer's name. product name. Narrative describing projects flush out procedures and /or IAQ testing process and results. duct sealants.1 Low-Emitting Materials: Adhesives & Sealants Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are All adhesives and sealants used odorous. Demonstrate the contaminant maximum construction listed are not listed. 2003 Amendment by the South Coast Air Quality Mgmt District Green Seal Standard 36 (GS.

Carpet to meet reqs of Carpet and Rug Institute's Green Label Plus. Chemical use areas have been designed as separate rooms with dedicated exhaust and negative pressure. Laminating adhesives used to None odorous.4 Reduce the quantity Specify products that don’t have this stuff of indoor air Composite wood and Agrifiber contaminants that are products (particleboard.Min – 1 sample/25000sqft collected 3’-6’ at vertical breathing zone over a max 4 hr period. EQc4.1 ppm comfort and welldoor cores) used on the interior Products added urea-formaldehyde resins. capture dirt Install high level filtration systems in both return air and outside supply air. being of installers of the bldg shall contain no added and occupants. adhesives to meet EQc4. Confirm that product complies with CRI Green Label Plus. Composite Wood fabricate wood/agrifiber products and/or harmful to the strawboard. Efficiency by Particle Size later cross-contamination of Maintain physical isolation occupied areas: from rest of the occupied areas. wheat board. Low-Emitting Materials: Lacquer – 350g/l See appendix None Floor coating – 250g/l Confirm product does not contain any added urea formaldehyde.Permanently installed grates. & Agrifiber should contain no more than 0. grills and slotted systems allowing for cleaning underneath. See appendix None None Construction Submittal List of each carpet/cushion product. panel substrates. Carpet and Rug Institute Select products certified under the Green Label Plus Testing Green Label Plus Program or for which testing has been done by indep Program lab.2: Method Implement of Testing General necessary Design facility cleaning and Ventilation Air-Cleaning equipment maintenance areas with isolated Devices for Removal Design to minimize and control pollutant entry into buildings and exhaust systems for contaminants. than 2 yrs old.1 Low-Emitting Materials: Carpet Systems Reduce the quantity All carpets and carpet cushions of indoor air installed in the building interior contaminants that are shall meet the testing and odorous. - show mech dwgs to 23 . Specify requirements for carpet. Permanent entryway: Hazardous and chemicals areas: None None Design Submittal Confirmation that required entryway systems have been provided. Pigmented -550g/l Stains. list of entryway products installed.1. Narrative EQc4. air filters to have MERV of 13 or better prevent exposure to hazardous chemicals ANSI/ASHRE 52.250g/l EQc5 Indoor Chemical Minimize exposure to & Pollutant hazardous particles Source Control Minimize exposure of building occupants to potentially hazardous particulates and chemical pollutants. urea formaldehyde resins. . drawings to highlight location of entryways. negative pressure in areas w/ dangerous chemicals. Clear wood finishesVarnish – 350g/l Construction Submittal List of each composite wood and agrifiber product installed. MDF. Use 6ft breezeway. and adhesives Specify reqmts for product testing/certification.Permanent entryway system (grates/grilles) at least 6' long to Install permanent entryway systems. . irritating product requirement of the and/or harmful to the Carpet and Rug Institute's Green comfort and wellLabel Plus Program being of installers micrograms/m2/hr.3 Emission rates must be verified by conducting annual testing – test All carpet adhesive shall meet the results submitted must be no more requirements of EQ Credit 4. irritating plywood. Cushion to meet Basic CRIGL. cushion. Shellac –clear – 730g/l Narrative. VOC limits of 50 g/l. and occupants.

1 Natural Ventilation.50 cfm/sf.Dedicated – no return exhaust system to create –ve pressure vs adjacencies( Pr diff of at least 5 pa average min 2 pa with doors closed) Mech ventilated spaces: . the productivity. on and off.Provide air filtration media of MERV 13 or better . EQc6. Narrative including data regarding the type and location of controls. Narrative. For shared space control. housekeeping. of lighting system Integrate systems controls into Controllability of control by individual overall lighting design. ASHRAE 62. of thermal comfort system control by individual occupants -Operable windows can be used or by specific groups in lieu of comfort controls for occupants of areas that are 20' in multi-occupant inside of and 10' to either side of spaces to promote the operable part of the window. 24 .Deck to deck partitions . Design Submittal Use controllable lighting fixtures For individual work stations.2 ANSI/ASHRE 62. desk or overhead levels control of indiv radiant panels occupancy sensors education of occupants and training of maintenance staff. copy rooms) -exhaust each space to create negative pressure at . Provide a high level adjustments to suit individual task None needs and preferences. Design the bldg with comfort controls Indoor Air Quality:.Like storages (garages. highlight location of chemical usage areas .Provide individual comfort Thermal Comfort controls for 50% minimum of the bldg occupants to enable Provide a high level adjustments to suit individual task needs and preferences. Copies of Mech drgs list of installed MERV 13 filter. provide a list of spaces and description of the installed controls. and The areas of operable window wellbeing of must meet the reqmts of occupants. provide list of total number of workstations and lighting controls. simple None For multi-occupant spaces.1 Use controls for Yes. providing Systems: 2) Provide lighting system occupants or by ambient and task lighting while controllability for all share multispecific groups in managing the energy use of the Lighting occupant spaces to enable multi-occupant building.2004.1.PSE particle size removal efficiency( based on 3 particle sizes) Both return and outside air to be delivered as supply. Yes. Comfort system control for the purposes of this credit is defind as athe provision of control over atleast one of these primary factors in the occupens local environment Design Submittal For individual workstations provide list of total number of indiv workstations and thermal controls. Provide: -Self closing doors . part 5. comfort. Allow occupants to control lighting Controllability of Provide thermal Systems: controls for individual occupants or groups . - EQc6. Operable area=4% of net occupiable floor area. lighting adjustment that meets spaces to promote group needs and preferences. to allow adjustments for individuals and groups – ANSI/ASHRAE 55: Thermal Environmental Conditions including incorporating operable for Human Occupancy windows. the productivity.1 1) Provide individual lighting Design bldg with occupant controls for controls for 90% minimum of the lighting: lighting controls and task building occupants to enable lighting. simple Ventilation for Acceptable thermal temp. Narrative. comfort and Adjustable task lighting at a min wellbeing of bldg enables occupants to turn fixture occupants. provide list of group spaces and thermal controls.room separation and associated exhaust. individual thermostats local diffusers at floor.

Natural ventn should be met for 50% min of bldg occupants AND Provide comfort system controls for multi-occupant spaces to enable adjustments to suit group needs and preferences.1. Establish comfort criteria per ASHRAE 55.Thermal Comfort Conditions for Human Occupancy. ASHRAE 55-2004 provides guidance for establishing thermal comfort criteria and the documentation and validation of bldg performance to the criteria. in the building including assessment of overall satisfaction Corrective actions typically include control adjustments. radiant temp. modes.2004.2004 for 80% or more occupants with a space to include the primary factors of air temp. Provide narrative describing method to establish thermal comfort conditions.1 Thermal Comfort: Provide a Design comfortable thermal environment that supports the productivity and wellbeing of building occupants. By thermal . Provide systematic process for Survey to include anonymous responses about thermal comfort occupants to provide feedback.vent. Conditions for thermal comfort are described in ASHRAE Std 55. operating of thermal performance.Thermal Comfort ASHRAE Standard 55: Conditions for Human Occupancy. air speed and humidity. Provisions for plan for corrective action.1documentation.2 Thermal Comfort: Provide assessment of bldgs comfort over time Verification Implement thermal comfort survey of bldg occupants within a period of 6-18 months after occupancy. This plan should include 25 . diffuser air flow adjustments and solar control Develop a plan for corrective action if the survey results indicate 20% of occupants are dissatisfied. clothing levels etc Design within reqs None None Design Submittal Provide data regarding seasonal temp and humidity design criteria. (based on PMV-Predicted Mean Vote) Thermal Comfort that relates comfort based on thermal Conditions for Human Occupancy sensation scale( -3 to +3) incorporating heat balance principles Demonstrate design compliance (max air speed 40 fpm) in accordance with the Section Natural ventilation: 6. Provide comfortable thermal design EQc7. ASHRAE Standard 55: Thermal Comfort Conditions for Human Occupancy Survey None None Design Submittal Narrative describing the survey planned for the thermal comfort conditions for the projects. schedules. EQc7. diffusion effects through windows. Design HVAC systems and bldg envelop to meet the reqmts of ASHRAE 55-2004 . doors or other intentional openings in the bldg Thermal comfort of mind : Satisfaction with thermal environment Personal thermal comfort factors: Metabolic rate.

DAYLIGHT SIMLUTION MODEL Give occupants views of outside Provide for the bldg occupants a connection between indoor spaces and the outdoors through the introduction of daylight and views into the regularly occupied areas of the bldg. with max light 95% partitions.30” above floor desk height OPTION 3 . blinds.clear sky ext illumination to int illumn condns.10 foot grid recorded on bldgs floor plans .GLAZING FACTOR CALCULATION Achieve a min glazing factor of 2% in a min of 75% of a regularly occupied areas. Maximize interior day lighting Design Submittal Glazing Factor Calc Method – complete temp calc spreadsheet to demonstrate overall glazing factor or Computer Simulation method – complete template calc to demonstrate min illumination levels and copies of drawings a)include glazing factors and surface reflectance settings for int finishes b)include hor calcs grid at 30” above floor c)2 feet intervals Create spreadsheet with : a)regularly occupied areas of resp mini illumination level b) spaces with above 25foot candles count towards credit c) some of all the sq footages that count and divide by total occupied sq footage (provide documn of glare control: 1)fixed exterior. noon Predict daylight factors via manual expressed as a percentage. special case basis 26 . increase to exclude light shelves. OPTION 2 . All cases . significant ext daylight disturbance or ext reflective GF= window surfaces.Below 25 foot candle areas /space count towards total occupiable areas EQc8. Demonstrate thru computer shallow floor plates.Per room /space.measurement of relevant environmental variables in problem areas in accordance with ASHRAE 55-2004. floor and window area . high candles has been achieved in a performance glazing and automatic min of 75% of regularly photocell-based controls.only sf associated with portions of the room can be applied towards the 75% total area calc Provide daylight redirection and/or glare control devices to avoid high-contrast situations. . louvers. area(sq ft)/floor area(sq ft)*window geometry*actual Tvis/min Tvis*window height factor Give occupants views of outside none Yes. Glazing factor is the ratio of occupied areas. sq footage with above 25 foot candles count .21 calcs or model daylighting strategies sep) for specific geographic with physical or computer model to Variables: locations asses fc levels. window geometry window height Vision glazing – 2’6” to 7’6” Daylight glazing – 7’6”+ Visible light transmittance= visible transmittance Total transmitted Design building light/total incident Yes.On the equinox( march21. increased bldg simulation that min daylight Perimeter.. including bldg orientation. exterior and interior illumination level of 25 foot permanent shading devices. shades or Daylight Measurement Method – complete temp calc to demonstrate min illumination levels and copies of drawings Records of indoor light measurements that have 25 foot candles day light min 75% min of all regularly occupied areas .1 Daylight & Views: Daylight 75% of Spaces Design bldg to maximize interior daylighting.DAYLIGHT MEASUREMENT Demonstrate thru records of indoor light measures that min daylight illumination level of 25 foot candles has been achieved in a min of 75% of regularly occupied areas. light shelves. fins. OPTION 1 .

Design building with max Yes. introduction of sight by totaling the regularly daylight and views occupied sf that meets the into the regularly following criteria: occupied areas of the bldg. and outdoors through the Determine area with direct line of automatic photocell-based controls. interior glazing.2 27 . In section view: A direct sight line can be drawn from the area to perimeter vision glazing. In plan view: The area is withinsight lines drawing from perimeter vision glazing. partition heights.Daylight & Views: Daylight 90% of Spaces 90% of floor space to have direct line of site to outside daylight through window in wall Maximize interior day lighting Achieve direct line of sight to the outdoor environment via vision Design the space to maximize Provide for the bldg glazing between 2'6" and 7'6" daylighting and view opportunities. EQc8. occupants a above finish floor for bldg connection occupants in 90% of all regularly Strategies to consider include lower between indoor occupied areas. interior shading spaces and the devices. Several daylight Design Submittal • • • Complete template calc provide project drawings narrative.

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