EQ 6.1, 6.2, 7.1 & 7.2

EQ 6.1

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Controllability of Systems: Lighting

Provide 90% of occupants with personal lighting control (task light)


provide 100% of occupants with shared lighting control

Provid a high level of lighting system control for ____________ and specific groups in multi-occupant spaces (e.g. clssrooms and conference areas) to promote the productivity comfort and wellbeing of building occupants
individual occupants

Provide light controls for:

At least ____ of occupants, enabling adjustments to suit individual tast needs and preferences


Provide lighting controls for:

All shared multi-occupant spaces where transient groups must share lighting controls.

To comply and be consistent with ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1 task lighting must be included in the lighting allowance for ______________

EA Prereq 2


EA Credit 1.2

Share Multi-Occupant Space
include conference rooms, classrooms, and other indoor spaes used as a place of congregation for presentations, trainings, etc.  Individuals using these spaces share the lighting and temp controls and they should have, at a minimum, a separate zone with accessible thermostat and an air-flow control.
Individual Occupant Spaces
are typically private offices and open office plans with workstations.
non-occupied spaces
include all rooms used by maintenance personnel that are not poen for use by occupants.  Included in this category are janitorial, storage and equipment rooms and closet.
Non-regularly Occupied Spaces
include corridors, hallways, lobbies, break rooms, copy roos, storage rooms, kitchens, restrooms, stairwells, etc.

EQ 6.2

Controllability of Systems: Temp & Ventilation

Provide 50% of occupants with the ability to adjust the ventilation sytem (operable windows, thermostates), pressurized raise floor AND occupants control shared spaces
Provide a high level of ______ and ventilation control for individual occupants or specific groups in multi-occupant spaces to promote productivity, comfort and wellbeing o building occupants.
Provide thermal and ventilation controls for:
At least 50% of the space occupants that enable adjustment to suit individual needs and preferences
Also provide thermal and ventilation controls for:
All shared multi-occupant spaces where transient groups must share controls.
Operable windows may be used in lieu of individual controls for occupants near windows  (20 feet inside of and 10 feet to either side of the operable part of the window) AND
the operable windows meet the requirements of ASHRAE 62.1
Shared multi-occupant spaces include:



fitness & aeoics training rooms


conference rooms


Operable windows may be used in lieu of individual controls for those occupants located within ____ of the exterior wall and within ____ of either side of the operable part of the window

20 ft

10 ft

the minimum area of the window that may be opened is ____ of the net occupiable floor area




EQ 7.1

Thermal Comfort: Compliance

Comply with ASHRAE 55-2004 for thermal conditions



Compy with _________ Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy

AHRAE Standard 55-2004
Thermal used to be defined as
You can’t fix humidity just by
having an AC system

EQ 7.2

Thermal Comfort: Monitoring

Install permanent monitoring system to measure thermal comfort


survey occupants

After you survey occupants
anaylze environmental variables.; The permanent monitoring systems required here may apply either approach survey or technical system, where the process or system is integrated into the standard operating process of the building.

Occupied Zone

is the region normally occupied by people within a space, generally considered to be between the floor and 6 ft. above the floor and more than 3.3 ft from outside walls/windows or fixed heating, ventilating or air-conditioning equipment and 1 ft from internal walls.
relative humidity
is the ratio of partial density of water vapor in the air to the saturation density of water vapor at the same temp and the same total pressure.