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Module

Criteria

Points
Project Management Policies and Practices

70 points

Goal-setting and prioritizing of functional and environmental goals

20

Integrated design process and documentation

20

Environmental purchasing, NMS green specifications, energy-saving, high efficiency equipment

20

Commissioning plan and documentation for additional systems

10
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Energy

100 points

Energy demand minimization through space optimization, ventilation and thermal controls, lighting design, building envelope and energy efficicient systems

100

Energy sub-metering of the occupancy

10
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Water

20 points

Water demand minimization through water conserving fixtures and xeriscaping (where applicable)

20
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Resources – Systems options and building materials selection

148 points

Use of systems and materials with low environmental impact based on LCA

20

Use of recyled or salvaged materials and products, renewable materials, and local materials

58

Use of durable, low-maintenance materials

20

Adaptability, disassembly and re-use

22

Construction and demolition waste reduction, reuse and recycling

10

Facilities for tenants to recycle and compost

18
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Emissions, Effluents & Other Impacts

50 points

Control of construction pollutants (asbestos)

20

Design measures that promote integrated pest management

10

Strategies for proper storage and control of hazardous materials

20
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Indoor Environment

160 points

Effective ventilation

25

Source control of indoor pollutants such as mold and VOCs, containment and exhaust of pollutants, IAQ management during construction phase, interior design that includes plants

40

Strategies for thermal comfort

20

Daylighting and daylighting controls, views to the exterior

32

Lighting design for appropriate lighting levels, tasklighting, glare control, electronic ballasts, aesthetic considerations

21

Acoustic levels, speech intelligibility, acoustic privacy, and mitigation of noise and vibration from exterior and from mechanical equipment

22