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LEED BD+C: Core and Shell | v2 - LEED 2.0

Minimum IAQ Performance

EQp1 | Required


Establish minimum indoor air quality (IAQ) performance to enhance indoor air quality in buildings, thus contributing to the comfort and well-being of the occupants.


Meet the minimum requirements of Sections 4 through 7 of ASHRAE 62.1-2004, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality. Mechanical ventilation systems shall be designed using the Ventilation Rate Procedure or the applicable local code, whichever is more stringent.

Naturally ventilated buildings shall comply with ASHRAE 62.1-2004, paragraph 5.1.

Mechanical ventilation systems installed during core and shell construction shall be capable of meeting projected ventilation levels based on anticipated future tenant requirements.

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