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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v2 - LEED 2.0

Measurement and verification

EAc5 | Possible 1 point


Provide for the ongoing accountability and optimization of building energy and water consumption performance over time.


Comply with the long term continuous measurement of performance as stated in Option B: Methods by Technology of the US DOE’s International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) for the following:

  • Lighting systems and controls
  • Constant and variable motor loads
  • Variable frequency drive (VFD) operation
  • Chiller efficiency at variable loads (kW/ton)
  • Cooling load
  • Air and water economizer and heat recovery cycles
  • Air distribution static pressures and ventilation air volumes
  • Boiler efficiencies
  • Building specific process energy efficiency systems and equipment
  • ndoor water risers and outdoor irrigation systems.
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