To reduce the exposure of building occupants and maintenance personnel to potentially hazardous chemical, biological and particulate contaminants, which adversely affect air quality, human health, building finishes, building systems and the environment, by implementing, managing and auditing cleaning procedures and processes.
Conduct an audit in accordance with APPA Leadership in Educational Facilities’ (APPA) “Custodial Staffing Guidelines” to determine the appearance level of the facility.
- EQ Credit 3.2 (1 point): The facility must score 3 or less.
- EQ Credit 3.3 (2 points): The facility must score 2 or less.
More information about the audit procedures is provided in the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance Reference Guide.