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

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    Excerpted from LEED 2009 for Retail: Commercial Interiors

    IEQ Credit 7.2: Thermal comfort - employee verification


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


    Achieve IEQ Credit 7.1, Thermal Comfort—Design


    Provide a permanent monitoring system and process for corrective action to ensure that building performance meets the desired comfort criteriaComfort criteria are specific design conditions that take into account temperature, humidity, air speed, outdoor temperature, outdoor humidity, seasonal clothing, and expected activity. (ASHRAE 55–2004) as determined by IEQ Credit 7.1, Thermal Comfort—Design.

    Agree to conduct a thermal comfort survey of tenant spaceTenant space is the area within the LEED project boundary. For more information on what can and must be in the LEED project boundary see the Minimum Program Requirements (MPRs) and LEED 2009 MPR Supplemental Guidance. Note: tenant space is the same as project 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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