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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v2.1

Thermal comfort - compliance with ASHRAE 55-1992

EQc7.1 | Possible 1 point

Intent

Provide a thermally comfortable environment that supports the productivity and well-being of building occupants.

Requirements

Comply with ASHRAE Standard 55-1992, Addenda 1995, for thermal comfort standards including humidity control within established ranges per climate zone. For naturally ventilated buildings, utilize the adaptive comfort temperature boundaries, using the 90% acceptability limits as defined in the California High Performance Schools (CHPS) Best Practices Manual, Appendix C – A Field Based Thermal Comfort Standard for Naturally Ventilated Buildings, Figure 2.

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