Control indoor moisture levels to provide comfort, reduce the risk of mold, and increase the durability of the home.
3 Moisture load control (1 point). Install dehumidification equipment with sufficient latent capacity to maintain relative humidity at or below 60%. This must be achieved through one of the following:
- Additional dehumidification system(s).
- A central HVAC system equipped with additional controls to operate in dehumidification mode.
Note: LEED for Homes does not encourage active dehumidification for all projects. Work with the HVAC contractor to determine whether this credit is appropriate and/or necessary.