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| v2 - LEED 2.0

Additional ozone protection

EAc4 | Possible 1 point

Intent

Reduce ozone depletion and support early compliance with the Montreal Protocol.

Requirements

Option A
  • Do not operate base building HVAC, refrigeration or fire suppression systems that contain CFCs, HCFCs or Halons.
Option B
  • Do not operate fire suppression systems that contain CFCs, HCFCs or halons,
  • AND

  • Reduce emissions of refrigerants from base building HVAC and refrigeration systems to less than 3% of charge per year over the performance period using EPA Clean Air Act, Title VI, Rule 608 procedures governing refrigerant management and reporting and reduce the leakage over the remainder of unit life to below 25%.
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