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LEED NC Reference List WMSIE FORMAT Slide Editor: James A. Strapko LEED Source: www.usgbc.org. WE Water Efficiency WEc3.1, 3.2 [WUR] Water Use Reduction Energy Policy Act ( EPAct ) of 1992
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LEED NCReference ListWMSIE FORMATSlide Editor: James A. StrapkoLEED Source: www.usgbc.org
WE Water Efficiency WEc3.1, 3.2 [WUR] Water Use Reduction Energy Policy Act (EPAct) of 1992 This Act promulgated by U.S. government addresses energy and water use in commercial, institutional and residential facilities. MR Materials & Resources MRc4.1, 4.2 [RecC] Recycled Content International Standard ISO 14021-1999 Environmental Labels & Declarations Self Declared Environmental Claims (Type II Environmental Labeling) FTC Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims, 16 CFR 260.7 (e) U.S. Federal Trade Commission Guidelines and criteria for recycled content claims for various materials MRc7 [CertW ] Certified Wood Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) Principles and Criteria The Council awards a “seal of approval” to forest managers who adopt environmentally and socially responsible forest management practices, and to companies that manufacture and sell products made from certified wood. http://www.fscus.org
SS Sustainable Sites SSp1 [CAP] Construction Activity Pollution Prevention Erosion & Sedimentation Control United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Document No. EPA 832/R92-005 Defines Storm Water Management for Construction Activities, Chapter 3. It describes the measures that can be used to control sedimentation and erosion. SSc1 [S Sel] Site Selection United States Code of Federal Regulations: U.S. Department of Agriculture Definition of Prime Agricultural Land (citation 7CFR657.5) Provides the definition for “Prime Farmland” http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/index.html Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 100-Year Flood Definition This referenced standard addresses flood elevations. FEMA defines a 100-Year Flood as the flood elevation that has a 1% chance of being reached or exceeded each year. http://www.fema.gov
SS Sustainable Sites SSc1 [S Sel] Site Selection United States Code of Federal Regulations, 40 CFR(Part 230): Definition of Wetlands addresses wetlands and discharges of dredged or filled material into waters regulated by states. http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/index.html U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: List of Threatened and Endangered Species National Marine Fisheries Service List of Endangered Marine Species These referenced standards address threatened and endangered wildlife and plants. http://endangered.fws.govhttp://www.nmfs.noaa.gov SSc3 [BrDev ] Brownfield Redevelopment ASTM E1903-97 Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Framework of practices used in conducting Phase II environmental site assessment of a parcel of commercial property. http://www.astm.org EPA Sustainable Redevelopment of Brownfield’s Program This standard provides definition for a “Brownfield Site”. http://www.epa.gov/brownfields
SS Sustainable Sites SSc6.2 [StDes] Stormwater Management: Guidance Specifying Management Measures for Sources of Non-Point Pollution in Coastal Waters, January 1993 (Document No. EPA 840B92002) Management practices to remove pollutants from stormwater volumes. http://www.epa.gov/owow/nps/MMGI SSc7.2 [HIE] Heat Island Effect: Roof ASTM E408-71(1996)e1—Standard Test Methods for Total Normal Emittance of Surfaces Using Inspection-Meter Techniques This standard describes how to measure total normal emittance of surfaces using a portable inspection-meter instrument. http://www.astm.org ASTM E903-96—Standard Test Method for Solar Absorptance, Reflectance, and Transmittance of Materials Using Integrating Spheres Test method using spectrophotometers applied for initial reflectance measurement. http://www.astm.org
SS Sustainable Sites SSc7.2 [HIE] Heat Island Effect: Roof EPA Energy Star Roofing Guidelines ENERGY STAR® Program The ENERGY STAR program identifies roofing products that reduce the amount of air-conditioning needed in buildings. Roofing products with the ENERGY STAR logo meet the EPA criteria for reflectivity and reliability. ASTM Standard E1980-01 Standard Practice for Calculating Solar Reflectance Index of Horizontal and Low-Sloped Opaque Surfaces ASTM E1918-97 Standard Test Method for Measuring Solar Reflectance of Horizontal and Low-Sloped Surfaces in the Field ASTM C1371-04 Standard Test Method for Determination of Emittance of Materials Near Room Temperature Using Portable Emissometers ASTM C1549-04 Standard Test Method for Determination of Solar Reflectance Near Ambient Temperature Using a Portable Solar Reflectometer SSc8 [LPR] Light Pollution Reduction IESNA Recommended Practice Manual: Lighting for Exterior Environments (IESNA RP-33-99) General exterior lighting design guidance and a link to other IESNA outdoor lighting Recommended Practices (RPs).
EQ Indoor Environmental Quality EQp1 [MIP] Minimum IAQ Performance ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2004: Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality Minimum ventilation rates and indoor air quality (IAQ) levels to reduce the potential for adverse health effects. The standard specifies that mechanical or natural ventilation systems be designed to prevent uptake of contaminants, minimize the opportunity for growth and dissemination of microorganisms, and filter particulates, if necessary. http://www.ashrae.org EQp2 [ETS] Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control ASHRAE 129-1997: Measuring Air Change Effectiveness This standard provides a method for measuring air-change effectiveness in mechanically ventilated buildings and spaces. http://www.ashrae.org ANSI/ASTM-E779-03: Standard Test Method for Determining Air Leakage Rate By Fan Pressurization Residential Manual for Compliance with California’s 2001 Energy Efficiency Standards (For Low Rise Residential Buildings), Chapter 4
EQ Indoor Environmental Quality EQc2 [IVent] Increase Ventilation ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2004: Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality The Carbon Trust Good Practice Guide 237—Natural ventilation in non-domestic buildings - a guide for designers; developers and owners (1998) CIBSE Applications Manual 10: 2005, Natural ventilation in non-domestic buildings ASHRAE Fundamentals Handbook 2001 Chapter 32: Space Air Diffusion This guideline provides descriptions of air diffusion strategies and technologies, methods of evaluation, and system design considerations EQc3.1 , 3.2 [CIM] Construction IAQ Management Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning National Contractors Association (SMACNA): IAQ Guidelines for Occupied Buildings Under Construction This standard provides an overview of air pollutants associated with construction, control measures, construction process management, quality control, communications with occupants, and case studies. http://www.smacna.org
EQ Indoor Environmental Quality EQc3.1 , 3.2 [CIM] Construction IAQ Management ANSI/ASHRAE 52.2-1999: Method of Testing General Ventilation Air-Cleaning Devices for Removal Efficiency by Particle Size. This standard presents methods for testing air cleaners for two performance characteristics: the ability of the device to remove particles from the air stream and the device’s resistance to airflow. http://www.ashrae.org EPA Protocol for Environmental Requirements, Testing for Indoor Air Quality, Baseline IAQ and Materials for Research Triangle Park Campus, Specification Section 01445. This specification section was a part of the construction documents for the EPA’s Research & Administration Facility at Research Triangle Park. The section addresses baseline indoor air quality testing and materials testing. http://www.epa.gov/rtp/new-bldg/environmental/specs.htm
EQ Indoor Environmental Quality EQc4.1 [LEM] Low-Emitting Materials: Adhesives & Sealants South Coast Rule #1168 October 3, 2003 by the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The organization established source specific standards to reduce air quality impacts. http://www.aqmd.gov Green Seal Standard GS-36 (commercial adhesives), October 19, 2000. Bay Area Air Quality Management District, Regulation 8, Rule 51 California regulatory agency develops and enforces air pollution regulations in seven county jurisdiction. Regulation 8, Rule 51 defines the limit on VOCs for sealants and sealant primers. http://www.baaqmd.gov EQc4.2 [LEM] Low-Emitting Materials: Paints & Coatings South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 1113, Architectural Coatings Green Seal Standard GC-03 (anti-corrosive and anti-rust paints) Green Seal Standard GS-11 (commercial flat and non-flat paints) This Standard was developed for paints and primers to define limits on VOCs in grams per liter for interior paints. http://www.greenseal.org
EQ Indoor Environmental Quality EQc4.3 [LEM] Low-Emitting Materials: Carpet Systems Carpet and Rug Institute Green Label Plus Testing Program Green Label: carpet pad Green Label Plus: carpet EQc5 [ICP] Indoor Chemical Pollutant Source Control ANSI/ASHRAE 52.2-1999: Method of Testing General Ventilation Air-Cleaning Devices for Removal Efficiency by Particle Size EQc6.2 [CSyst] Controllability of Systems: Thermal Comfort ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2004: Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality ASHRAE Standard 55-2004: Thermal Comfort Conditions for Human Occupancy EQc7.1, 7.2 [TComf] Thermal Comfort: Design & Verify ASHRAE 55–2004: Thermal Comfort Conditions for Human Occupancy The range of design values for temperature, humidity and air movement that provide satisfactory thermal comfort for a minimum of 80% of building occupants. http://www.ashrae.org
EA Energy & Atmosphere EAp2 [MEP] Minimum Energy Performance ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2004 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential EAc1 [OEP] Optimize Energy Performance OPTION 1 ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2004: Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential, Appx G—Performance Rating Method OPTION 2 ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small Office Buildings 2004 OPTION 3 Advanced Buildings Core Performance Guide sections 1 & 2 EAc2 [OSR] On-Site Energy ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2004 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential
EA Energy & Atmosphere EAc5 [M&V] Measurement & Verification International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP) Volume III: Concepts and Options for Determining Energy Savings in New Construction, April 2003. The IPMVP presents best practice techniques available for verifying savings produced by energy- and water-efficiency projects. EAc6 [GPwr] Green Power Center for Resource Solutions’ Green-e Product Certification Requirements The Green-e Program is a voluntary certification and verification program for green electricity products. Those products exhibiting the Green-e logo are greener and cleaner than the average retail electricity product sold in that particular region. http://www.green-e.org
ASHRAE SUMMARY ANSI/ASHRAE 52.2-1999: Method of Testing General Ventilation Air-Cleaning Devices for Removal Efficiency by Particle Size EQc3.1, 3.2 [CIM] Construction IAQ Management EQc5 [ICP] Indoor Chemical Pollutant Source Control ASHRAE Standard 55-2004: Thermal Comfort Conditions for Human Occupancy EQc6.2 [CSyst] Controllability of Systems: Thermal Comfort EQc7.1, 7.2 [TComf] Thermal Comfort: Design & Verify ASHRAE Fundamentals Handbook 2001 Chapter 32: Space Air Diffusion EQc2 [IVent] Increase Ventilation ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2004: Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality EQc2 [IVent] Increase Ventilation EQc6.2 [CSyst] Controllability of Systems: Thermal Comfort ASHRAE 129-1997: Measuring Air Change Effectiveness EQp2 [ETS] Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control
ASHRAE ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2004 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential, Sections 5-10, Prescriptive Requirements EAp2 [MEP] Minimum Energy Performance, OPTION 1 ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2004 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential EAc2 [OSR] On-Site Energy ******VERIFY ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2004: Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential, Appx G—Performance Rating Method EAc1 [OEP] Optimize Energy Performance, OPTION 1 ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small Office Buildings 2004 EAc1 [OEP] Optimize Energy Performance, OPTION 2 (<20K sf) Advanced Buildings Core Performance Guide sections 1 & 2 EAc1 [OEP] Optimize Energy Performance, OPTION 3 (<100K sf)