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LEED BD+C: Schools | v2 - Schools 2007

Mold prevention

EQc10 | Possible 1 point


Reduce the potential presence of mold in schools through preventive design and construction measures.


Project teams must achieve the following credits:

  1. EQ Credit 3.1: Construction IAQ management plan: during construction
  2. EQ Credit 7.1: Thermal comfort: compliance
  3. EQ Credit 7.2: Thermal comfort: verification


Provide HVAC systems and controls designed to limit space relative humidity to 60% or less during all load conditions, both occupied and unoccupied.


Develop and implement on an ongoing basis an IAQ management program for buildings based on the EPA document “Building Air Quality: A Guide for Building Owners and Facility Managers,” EPA Reference Number 402-F-91-102, December 1991.

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