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LEED O+M: Existing Buildings | v3 - LEED 2009

Indoor air quality best management practices - increased ventilation

EQc1.3 | Possible 1 point

Recertification Guidance

Projects should refer to the following credit compliance guidance when planning for recertification. The table outlines the establishment and performance requirements and details the preferred frequency and duration of each performance requirement. Recertification is based on compliance with performance requirements. For the complete set of guidance, refer to the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance Recertification Guidance.

Credit Establishment requirements Performance requirements
EQc1.3: IAQ BMP—increased ventilation Building components and site infrastructure
Establish minimum ventilation rates.
Take outside air measurements and perform exhaust fan testing at least once every 5 years and confirm that outside air rates for project are 30% above minimum required rates.*
*Starting from the date of certification application