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LEED v4.1
Healthcare
Indoor Environmental Quality
Interior Lighting

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Healthcare-v4.1 EQc6: Interior lighting 1 point

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Intent

To promote occupants’ productivity, comfort, and well-being by providing high-quality lighting.

Requirements

Provide dimmable or multilevel lighting for 90% of occupant spaces in staff areas. For at least 75% of patient sleeping rooms, provide lighting controls that are readily accessible from the patient’s bed. In patient rooms with more than one patient, the controls must be individual lighting controls. Exceptions include in-patient critical care, pediatric, and psychiatric patient rooms.

India ACP: Interior Lighting
I. Projects in India may, in all regularly occupied spaces, meet or exceed the lower illuminance levels listed in the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) code -- IS 3646 (Part 1): 1992, Table 1- Recommended Illumination. See all forum discussions about this credit »

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Addenda

4/9/2021Updated: 4/19/2021
Rating System Correction
Description of change:
Revise Healthcare requirements to:
Provide dimmable or multilevel lighting for 90% of occupant spaces in staff areas.

For at least 75% of patient sleeping rooms, provide lighting controls that are readily accessible from the patient’s bed. In patient rooms with more than one patient, the controls must be individual lighting controls. Exceptions include in-patient critical care, pediatric, and psychiatric patient rooms.
Campus Applicable
No
Internationally Applicable:
No
11/9/2020Updated: 2/3/2021
Form Update
Description of change:
Updated to align with v4.1 November 2020 Addenda
Campus Applicable
No
Internationally Applicable:
No
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Intent

To promote occupants’ productivity, comfort, and well-being by providing high-quality lighting.

Requirements

Provide dimmable or multilevel lighting for 90% of occupant spaces in staff areas. For at least 75% of patient sleeping rooms, provide lighting controls that are readily accessible from the patient’s bed. In patient rooms with more than one patient, the controls must be individual lighting controls. Exceptions include in-patient critical care, pediatric, and psychiatric patient rooms.

India ACP: Interior Lighting
I. Projects in India may, in all regularly occupied spaces, meet or exceed the lower illuminance levels listed in the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) code -- IS 3646 (Part 1): 1992, Table 1- Recommended Illumination.

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M.Arch, LEED AP BD+C, Assoc. IALD

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