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LEED v2009
Retail – New construction
Energy and Atmosphere

Enhanced refrigerant management

LEED CREDIT

Retail-NC-v2009 EAc4: Enhanced Refrigerant Management 1-2 points

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Intent

To reduce ozone depletion and support early compliance with the Montreal Protocol while minimizing direct contributions to global climate change.

Requirements

Option 1
Do not use refrigerants.

OR

Option 2
Select refrigerants and heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) equipment that minimize or eliminate the emission of compounds that contribute to ozone depletion and climate change. The base building HVAC&R equipment must comply with the following formula, which sets a maximum threshold for the combined contributions to ozone depletion and global warming potential: See all forum discussions about this credit »

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

Intent

To reduce ozone depletion and support early compliance with the Montreal Protocol while minimizing direct contributions to global climate change.

Requirements

Option 1
Do not use refrigerants.

OR

Option 2
Select refrigerants and heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) equipment that minimize or eliminate the emission of compounds that contribute to ozone depletion and climate change. The base building HVAC&R equipment must comply with the following formula, which sets a maximum threshold for the combined contributions to ozone depletion and global warming potential:

XX%

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LEEDuser expert

Paul Swierc

CEM, CPMP, BECxP, CxA+BE, EIT, LEED GA

WSP
Senior Commissioning Agent

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