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LEED O+M: Existing Buildings | v3 - LEED 2008

Green cleaning - entryway systems

EQc3.8 | Possible 1 point


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.


Utilize entryway systems (grilles, grates, mats) to reduce the amount of dirt, dust, pollen and other particles entering the building at all public entryways, and develop the associated cleaning strategies to maintain those entryway systems as well as exterior walkways. At least 10 feet of mats must be in place immediately inside all public entryways. Public entryways that are not in use or serve only as emergency exits are excluded from the requirements, as are private offices.

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