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LEED Reference Guide for Green Interior Design and Construction with Global ACPs

Format PDF
Type Reference guides
Published by U.S. Green Building Council
Published on 3 Oct 2014
Effective on 3 Oct 2014
Edition LEED 2009
Pages 104
With Global Alternative Compliance Paths

The Global Alternative Compliance Path supplement is complimentary to the LEED 2009 Reference Guide for Green Interior Design and Construction, the most comprehensive guide for the design, construction and renovation of commercial and institutional interiors projects.

Alternative Compliance Paths (ACPs) to LEED credits provide additional options or approaches that address unique circumstances and accommodate advancements in science and technology. ACPs allow LEED to be more flexible and applicable to a wider range of projects. The LEED 2009 Interior Design and Construction (ID&C) Global ACPs were developed to address tenant spaces, primarily in office, retail, and institutional buildings. These Global ACPs can be applied at the discretion of the project team, based on applicability; they are not mandatory for any project. Some Global ACPs are available only for projects outside the U.S., and others are available for all LEED projects regardless of location, as indicated in the credit language.

Navigate your LEED project from registration through certification.

From the creators of the LEED Rating System, USGBC is the leading authority for LEED green building education. This guide will provide you with detailed information on the process for achieving LEED certification, with complete credit and prerequisite information. You’ll also gain access to resources, documentation guidance, standards and implementation information.

Applicable rating systems:
LEED 2009 for Commercial Interiors

October 2014 Update

This supplement was updated in October 2014 to include additional guidance for projects on the following credits:
  • MR Credit 2: Construction Waste Management
  • MR Credit 5: Regional Materials
  • IEQ Prerequisite 1: Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance
  • IEQ Credit 4 Low-Emitting Materials
  • IEQ Credit 5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control

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