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LEED BD+C: Schools | v3 - LEED 2009

Controllability of systems - lighting

EQc6.1 | Possible 1 point


To provide a high level of lighting system control by individual occupants or groups in multioccupant spaces (e.g., classrooms and conference areas) and promote their productivity, comfort and well-being.


Case 1. Administrative offices and other regularly occupied spaces

Provide individual lighting controls for 90% (minimum) of the building occupants to enable adjustments to suit individual task needs and preferences.


Provide lighting system controls for all learning spaces including classrooms, chemistry laboratories, art rooms, shops, music rooms, gymnasiums and dance and exercise studios to enable adjustments that meet group needs and preferences.

Case 2. Classrooms

In classrooms, provide a lighting system that operates in at least 2 modes: general illumination and A/V.

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