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LEED ID+C: Retail | v1 - LEED 1.0 pilot

Energy use, measurement & payment accountability

Possible 2 points

Intent

Provide for the ongoing accountability and optimization of tenant energy and water consumption performance over time

Requirements

  • CASE A: For those projects with an area that constitutes less than 75% of the total building area:

    • Install sub-metering equipment to measure and record energy uses within the tenant space. (1 point.)

    • Negotiate a lease where energy costs are paid by the tenant and not included in the base rent. (1 point)
OR
  • CASE B: For those projects with an area that constitutes 75% or more of the total building area, install continuous metering equipment for the following end-uses: (2 points)

    • Lighting systems and controls

    • Constant and variable motor loads
    • Variable frequency drive (VFD) operation
    • Chiller efficiency at variable loads (kW/ton)
    • Cooling load
    • Air and water economizer and heat recovery cycles
    • Air distribution static pressures and ventilation air volumes
    • Boiler efficiencies
    • Building-related process energy systems and equipment
    • Indoor water riser and outdoor irrigation systems
  • Develop and implement a Measurement & Verification (M&V) Plan consistent with Option D: Calibrated Simulation (Savings Estimation Method 2), or Option B: Energy Conservation Measure Isolation, as specified in the International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP) Volume III: Concepts and Options for Determining Energy Savings in New Construction, April, 2003.
  • The M&V period shall cover a period of no less than one year of post-construction occupancy.
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