To minimize exposure of building occupants, indoor surfaces, and ventilation air distribution systems to environmental tobacco smoke.
Pilot Credit Closed
This pilot credit was closed to new pilot credit registrations on 3/1/2015. It is now available in the LEED Innovation Catalog for ongoing use by project teams as an innovation point rather than a pilot credit.
Note: This credit is for lowrise multifamily and attached single family LEED for Homes projects. Detached single family homes are not eligible.
Multifamily projects only
Prohibit smoking in all common areas of the building. The prohibition must be communicated in building rental or lease agreements or in condo or co-op association covenants and restrictions, and provisions for enforcement must be included.
Locate any exterior designated smoking areas, including balconies where smoking is permitted, at least 25 feet (7.5 meters) from entries, outdoor air intakes, and operable windows opening to common areas.
Prohibit on-property smoking within 25 feet (7.5 meters) of entries, outdoor air intakes, and operable windows. Provide signage to allow smoking in designated areas, prohibit smoking in designated areas, or prohibit smoking on the entire property.
Prohibit smoking throughout the building, including within living units. The prohibition must be communicated in building rental or lease agreements or in condo or co-op association covenants and restrictions, and provisions for enforcement must be included.
General Pilot Documentation Requirements
- Participate in the LEEDuser pilot credit forum
- Complete the feedback survey:
- Condo/leasing agreement that bans smoking, and rules on enforcement
- Did this credit have any impact on the builder/developer’s decision to ban smoking? Why or why not?
credit now available for use by attached single family projects
LEED for Homes Review Process
LEED for Homes projects: When complete, submit documentation here.