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| v2 - LEED 2.0

Thermal comfort - design

EQc7 | Possible 1 point

Intent

Provide a comfortable thermal environment that supports the productivity and well-being of building occupants.

Requirements

Design HVAC systems and the building envelope to meet the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 55-2004, Thermal Comfort Conditions for Human Occupancy. Demonstrate design compliance in accordance with the Section 6.1.1 Documentation.

See Appendix 1 – Default Occupancy Counts for occupancy count requirements and guidance.

The core and shell base building mechanical system must provide the capability for the tenant build-out to meet the requirements of this credit.

Core & Shell buildings designed for mechanical ventilation that do not purchase and/or install the mechanical system can not achieve this credit.

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