HVAC Start-up credentialing | U.S. Green Building Council
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LEED BD+C: Homes | v4 - LEED v4

HVAC Start-up credentialing

Possible 1 point


To reduce energy consumption by ensuring that heating and cooling systems operate at peak efficiency.


Credit available for all projects, whether they are using the EA performance or EA prescriptive path

Have all heating, cooling, and ventilation systems commissioned by a technician with North American Technician Excellence certification, HVAC contractor credentialed by an EPA-recognized HVAC Quality Installation Training and Oversight Organization (H-QUITO) (or equivalent as defined by USGBC). The technician must complete the ENERGY STAR for Homes, version 3, HVAC system quality installation contractor checklist, or equivalent as defined by USGBC.

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