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Optimize energy performance

EA1 | Possible point

Recertification Guidance

Projects should refer to the following credit compliance guidance when planning for recertification. The table outlines the establishment and performance requirements and details the preferred frequency and duration of each performance requirement. Recertification is based on compliance with performance requirements. For the complete set of guidance, refer to the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance Recertification Guidance.

Credit Establishment requirements Performance requirements
EAp2: Minimum energy efficiency performance Building components and site infrastructure
Have in place energy meters that measure all energy use.
Ongoing tracking
Track building’s energy use. Provide energy performance rating for most recent 12 months and annual summaries from preceding years. If energy performance rating for most recent 12 months does not meet minimum requirement, use average rating based on each year in recertification performance period.

Recertification Guidance

Projects should refer to the following credit compliance guidance when planning for recertification. The table outlines the establishment and performance requirements and details the preferred frequency and duration of each performance requirement. Recertification is based on compliance with performance requirements. For the complete set of guidance, refer to the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance Recertification Guidance.

Credit Establishment requirements Performance requirements
EAc1: Optimize energy performance Building components and site infrastructure
Have in place energy meters that measure all energy use.
Ongoing tracking
Track building’s energy usage. Provide energy performance rating for most recent 12 months and annual summaries from preceding years.