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IEQ-1 INDOOR AIR QUALITY

Erratum

IAQ manager appointment & duration

Erratum Number
IEQ-1-E-EBP1-2027

Guidance

2017-09-21

Amend the Credit Criteria for IAQ Manager to reflect the following sentence: 
IAQ Manager 1 point is awarded where an IAQ manager is appointed for a minimum of 3 months during the performance period who supervises and manages the optimization of practices that prevent and minimize the build-up of indoor pollutants in buildings by implementing a IAQ Management Plan.
Whilst the project team does not have to demonstrate involvement of the appointed IAQ Manager for the full 12 months performance period - the project team is required to show that the IAQ Management Plan demonstrated evidence of:
o Assignment, Responsibilities and Training
o Establishing an Adequate IAQ Baseline
o Written Plans and Protocols
o Communications Programs
o Quality Assurance and Inspections

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Erratum

Indoor air quality testing

Erratum Number
IEQ-1-E-EBP1-1543

Guidance

2017-01-16

Under heading Indoor Air Quality Testing remove the word "annual" and replace it with "during performance period"


Reads The IAQ Manager shall conduct during the performance period indoor air quality testing, or arrange with a suitably qualified service provider to conduct indoor air quality testing using a calibrated device. 

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Technical Clarification

CO Testing no Undercover parking garages

Erratum Number

IEQ-1-T-EBP1-1503

Guidance

2016-08-01

The project team is required to conduct indoor air quality testing of CO and CO2, to satisfy the requirements of this credit as the aim of the IEQ-1 credit is to monitor and control indoor pollutants.
However, projects cannot be penalised where parking garages are not present.
The CO testing may be made "Not Applicable" if the project does not contain any undercover parking garage(s).

Project team to submit a signed confirmation letter from the Building Owner confirming that there is no undercover parking garages in order to claim the CO Testing as Not Applicable.

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Erratum

Erratum Number
IEQ-1-E-EBP1-1177

Guidance

2016-01-21

Under heading documentation requirements: remove  "7"
reads Corrective Action Plan, where required.

Sub-Heading remove word Ventilation add "Ventilated" reads: SYSTEM PERFORMANCE (NATURALLY VENTILATED SYSTEMS) 

 

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Technical Clarification

Defining undercover parking areas for CO testing

TC  Number
IEQ-1-TC-EBP1-1164

Guidance

2015-11-16

  • The GBCSA provide  clarification in this regard: CO levels must be tested in undercover parking areas (undercover is defined as fully enclosed or partially car parking areas). Parking decks ensuring good air quality through natural ventilation are encouraged.

 

 
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