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LEED v2009
Retail – Commercial Interiors
Indoor Environmental Quality
Thermal comfort - employee verification

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Retail-CI-v2009 IEQc7.2: Thermal comfort - employee verification 1 point

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Intent

To provide for the assessment of occupants’ thermal comfort over time.

Requirements

Achieve IEQ Credit 7.1, Thermal Comfort—Design

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Provide a permanent monitoring system and process for corrective action to ensure that building performance meets the desired comfort criteria as determined by IEQ Credit 7.1, Thermal Comfort—Design.

Agree to conduct a thermal comfort survey of tenant space employees within 6 to 18 months after occupancy. This survey should collect anonymous responses about thermal comfort in the tenant space including an assessment of overall satisfaction with thermal performance and identification of thermal comfort problems. Agree to develop a plan for corrective action if the survey results indicate that more than 20% of occupants are dissatisfied with thermal comfort in the tenant space. This plan should include measurement of relevant environmental variables in problem areas in accordance with the standard used for design in IEQ Credit 7.1: Thermal Comfort—Design.

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© Copyright U.S. Green Building Council, Inc. All rights reserved.

Intent

To provide for the assessment of occupants’ thermal comfort over time.

Requirements

Achieve IEQ Credit 7.1, Thermal Comfort—Design

AND
Provide a permanent monitoring system and process for corrective action to ensure that building performance meets the desired comfort criteria as determined by IEQ Credit 7.1, Thermal Comfort—Design.

Agree to conduct a thermal comfort survey of tenant space employees within 6 to 18 months after occupancy. This survey should collect anonymous responses about thermal comfort in the tenant space including an assessment of overall satisfaction with thermal performance and identification of thermal comfort problems. Agree to develop a plan for corrective action if the survey results indicate that more than 20% of occupants are dissatisfied with thermal comfort in the tenant space. This plan should include measurement of relevant environmental variables in problem areas in accordance with the standard used for design in IEQ Credit 7.1: Thermal Comfort—Design.

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