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

Measurement and verification

EAc5 | Possible 1 point


Provide for the ongoing accountability of building energy consumption over time.


  • Develop and implement a Measurement & Verification (M&V) Plan consistent with Option D: Calibrated Simulation (Savings Estimation Method 2), or Option B: Energy Conservation Measure Isolation, as specified in the International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP) Volume III: Concepts and Options for Determining Energy Savings in New Construction, April, 2003.
  • The M&V period shall cover a period of no less than one year of post-construction occupancy.
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