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LEED O+M: Existing Buildings | v2.0

Indoor chemical and pollutant source control - non-cleaning system reduce particulates in air distribution

EQc5.1 | Possible 1 point

Intent

Reduce exposure of building occupants and maintenance personnel to potentially hazardous particle contaminants, which adversely impact air quality, health, building finishes, building systems and the environment.

Requirements

Have filters with particle removal effectiveness MERV 13 or greater in place over the performance period for all outside air intakes and for the returns for the re-circulation of inside air. Establish and follow a regular schedule for maintenance and replacement of these filters.

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