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LEED O+M: Existing Buildings | v2 - LEED 2.0

Minimum energy performance

EAp2 | Required


Establish the minimum level of energy efficiency for the building and systems.


Demonstrate that the building has achieved an EPA ENERGY STAR rating of at least 60 utilizing the EPA’s Portfolio Manager tool for building types addressed by ENERGY STAR,


For building types not addressed by ENERGY STAR, demonstrate that the building has energy performance equivalent to an ENERGY STAR rating of at least 60, as calculated using the alternate method described in the LEED for Existing Buildings Reference Guide.

NOTE: All LEED for Existing Buildings projects registered after June 26, 2007 must exceed the minimum energy performance requirements outlined in EAp2. See EAc1 for the new requirements.

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