Mold prevention | U.S. Green Building Council
Reminder: October 31 is the last day to register a LEED project under LEED 2009. Learn more.
Please upgrade your browser. This site requires a newer version to work correctly. Read more
Our "watch" feature allows you to stay current on all aspects of this specific credit. In your account, you can control what you get updated on and how you receive your notifications. Hide

LEED BD+C: Schools | v2 - Schools 2007

Mold prevention

EQc10 | Possible 1 point


Reduce the potential presence of mold in schools through preventive design and construction measures.


Project teams must achieve the following credits:

  1. EQ Credit 3.1: Construction IAQ management plan: during construction
  2. EQ Credit 7.1: Thermal comfort: compliance
  3. EQ Credit 7.2: Thermal comfort: verification


Provide HVAC systems and controls designed to limit space relative humidity to 60% or less during all load conditions, both occupied and unoccupied.


Develop and implement on an ongoing basis an IAQ management program for buildings based on the EPA document “Building Air Quality: A Guide for Building Owners and Facility Managers,” EPA Reference Number 402-F-91-102, December 1991.

Join LEEDuser

Ask questions, share tips, and get notified of new forum posts by joining LEEDuser, a tool developed by BuildingGreen and supported by USGBC!

  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Facebook
  • Share on LinkedIn
  • Print to PDF
Sample forms
View sample forms