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LEED ID+C: Retail | v3 - LEED 2009

Optimize energy performance - equipment and appliances

EAc1.4 | Possible 4 points


To achieve increasing levels of energy conservation beyond the prerequisite standard to reduce environmental and economic impacts associated with excessive energy use.


For all ENERGY STAR® eligible equipment and appliances installed as part of the tenant’s scope of work, achieve one of the following percentages (by rated power). Equipment that meets the same requirements as ENERGY STAR® qualified products but does not bear the ENERGY STAR® label is acceptable. Projects outside the U.S. may use a local equivalent to ENERGY STAR®.

Percent Installed ENERGY STAR Qualified Equipment of ENERGY STAR Eligible Equipment Points
70% 1
77% 2
84% 3
90% 4

This requirement applies to appliances, office equipment, electronics, and commercial food service equipment. Excluded are HVAC, lighting, and building envelope products.

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