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LEED ID+C: Retail | v1 - LEED 1.0 pilot

Optimize energy performance, lighting controls

EAc1.2 | Possible 1 point


Achieve increasing levels of energy conservation beyond the prerequisite standard to reduce environmental impacts associated with excessive energy use.


Projects are required to achieve two (2) Optimize Energy Performance points. Project teams are awarded these two points towards LEED certification but documentation that verifies compliance with two (2) Optimize Energy Performance points is mandatory for a project to be awarded LEED certification.

Install daylight responsive controls in all regularly occupied spaces within 15 feet of windows and under skylights.

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