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LEED O+M: Existing Buildings | v2009

Green cleaning - indoor chemical and pollutant source control

EQc3.5 | Possible 1 point

Intent

To reduce the exposure of building occupants and maintenance personnel to potentially hazardous chemical, biological and particulate contaminants, which adversely affect air quality, human health, building finishes, building systems and the environment.

Requirements

Employ permanent entryway systems (grilles, grates, mats) at least 10 feet (3 meters) long in the primary direction of travel to capture dirt and particulates entering the building at all public entry points, and develop the associated cleaning strategies to maintain those entryway systems as well as exterior walkways. Public entryways that are not in use or serve only as emergency exits are excluded from the requirements, as are private offices.

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