Fundamental refrigerant management | U.S. Green Building Council

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LEED O+M: Existing Buildings | v3 - LEED 2009

Fundamental refrigerant management

EAp3 | Required

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
EAp3: Fundamental refrigerant management Building components and site infrastructure
Use zero CFC-based refrigerants. If CFC refrigerants are used, establish phase-out plan and perform economic analysis for conversion.
Continue or complete phase-out plan. Conduct new economic analysis at least once every 5 years if CFC-based refrigerants are still used.*
*Starting from the date of certification application