27 Apr '12, 5pm

In LEED NC, what is required for naturally vented buildings? Find out in the LEED Certification toolkit and forum

You could request in your submittal that LEED Interpretation 5731 be considered for alternative compliance (the Applicability tab indicates that it hasn't been considered for 2009 projects yet, but also that it hasn't been marked as 'not applicable'). This LI allows an alternative to providing CO2 sensors in areas where 100% outdoor air is provided: "The primary intent of the credit is to provide indoor air quality monitoring to sustain long-term occupant health. Your project's HVAC system is intended to provide the maximum outside air volume, but would require some instrumentation to report on the resulting IAQ Indoor air quality: The quality and attributes of indoor air affecting the health and comfort building occupants. IAQ encompasses available fresh air, contaminant levels, acoustics and noise levels, lighting quality, and other factors. conditions to capture the poi...

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