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LEED ID+C: Commercial Interiors | v2.0

Controllability of systems - temperature and ventilation

EQc6.2 | Possible 1 point

Intent

Provide a high level of thermal and ventilation control for individual occupants, and specific groups in multi-occupant spaces (e.g., classrooms and conference areas), to promote the productivity, comfort and well-being of building occupants.

Requirements

Provide thermal and ventilation controls for:

  • At least 50% of the space occupants that enable adjustment to suit individual needs and preferences,
    AND
  • All shared multi-occupant spaces where transient groups must share controls.

Operable windows may be used in lieu of individual controls for occupants near windows (20 feet inside of and 10 feet to either side of the operable part of the window), and where the operable windows meet the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 62-2004 Section 5.1 Natural Ventilation.

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Sustainability Consultant, University of Calgary

Just curious if anyone has had experience applying the more practical approach adopted in the 2009 version of the rating system to LEED CI 2.0 projects (i.e. providing comfort system controls instead of thermal comfort and ventilation controls).

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