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| v3 - LEED 2008

Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) control in mid-rise buildings

MEQc11 | Possible 1 point

Intent

To prevent or minimize exposure of building occupants, indoor surfaces and ventilation air distribution systems to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS).

Requirements

Prerequisites

None.

Credits

11.1 Environmental tobacco smoke reduction for mid-rise (Maximum 1 Point). Meet one of the following.

  1. Reduce smoke exposure and transfer (½ point). Implement rules and restrictions to achieve the following:
    1. Prohibit smoking in all common areas of the building. The prohibition must be communicated in building rental/lease agreements or condo/coop association covenants and restrictions, and provisions for enforcement must be included.
    2. Locate any exterior designated smoking areas, including balconies where smoking is permitted, at least 25 feet from entries, outdoor air intakes and operable windows opening to common areas.
    3. Prohibit on-property smoking within 25 feet 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.
  2. Prohibit smoking throughout the building (1 point). Implement rules and restrictions to achieve the following:
    1. Prohibit smoking within living units. The prohibition must be communicated in building rental/lease agreements or condo/coop association covenants and restrictions, and provisions for enforcement must be included.
    2. Prohibit smoking in all common areas of the building. The prohibition must be communicated in building rental/lease agreements or condo/coop association covenants and restrictions, and provisions for enforcement must be included.
    3. Any exterior designated smoking areas must be located at least 25 feet away from all entries, outdoor air intakes, and operable windows.
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