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LEED ID+C: Commercial Interiors | v3 - LEED 2009

Measurement and verification

EAc3 | Possible 5 points

Intent

To provide for the ongoing accountability and optimization of tenant energy and water consumption performance over time.

Requirements

Case 1. Projects Less Than 75% of the Total Building Area

Complete 1 or more of the following:

  • Install submetering equipment to measure and record energy use within the tenant space. (2 points)
  • Negotiate a lease whereby energy costs are paid by the tenant and not included in the base rent. (3 points)

OR

Case 2. Projects 75% or More of the Total Building Area
OPTION 1

Develop and implement a measurement and verification (M&V) plan consistent with Option D: Calibrated Simulation (Savings Estimation Method 2) as specified in the International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP) Volume III: Concepts and Options for Determining Energy Savings in New Construction, April 2003.

The M&V period must cover at least 1 year of post-construction occupancy.

Provide a process for corrective action if the results of the M&V plan indicate that energy savings are not being achieved.

OR

OPTION 2

Develop and implement a measurement and verification (M&V) plan consistent with Option B: Energy Conservation Measure Isolation, as specified in the International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP) Volume III: Concepts and Options for Determining Energy Savings in New Construction, April 2003.

The M&V period must cover at least 1 year of post-construction occupancy.

Provide a process for corrective action if the results of the M&V plan indicate that energy savings are not being achieved.

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