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