What is the requirement for the EP and ID credits within for Water Efficiency?
EP credit is for a 40% water reduction in regulated fixtures.
The ID credit is for at least a 10% reduction in EPACT non-regulated fixtures.
What does EA stand for?
Energy and Atmosphere
What does the EA prerequisite 1 require?
Designate an individual as the Commissioning Authority that is not involved in the design or project mgmt.
Document the ower’s project requirements for the projects energy related systems
Develop and incorporate commissioning requirements into the CD’s
Develop and utilize a commissioning plan
Verify that the installation and performance of energy consuming systems meet the owner’s project requirements and basis of Design.
Complete commissioning report
If it is included in the tenant scope, what needs to at least be included in the commissioned systems for EA prerequisite 1?
HVAC, lighting controls (daylighting included), domestic hot water system, renewable energy (PV, wind, solar…)
What is needs to be submitted besides the template for EAp1?
A narrative and diagrams indicating how the HVAC system works, what is shared with other tenants, what the project scope is, and if the improvements were made to any common building system supplying the tenant area.
What standard do you need to comply with to meet the requirements of EA prerequisite 2?
ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2004 or the local energy code (whichever is more stringent
Who is responsible for the EA prerequisite 2 submittals?
engineer, architect, or responsible party.
What is the scope of the ASHRAE 90.1-2004?
Sec. 5 Building EnvelopeSec.
6 HVACSec. 7 Service Water HeatingSec. 8 PowerSec. 9 LightingSection 10 Other Equipment
What is the EA prerequisite 3 called?
CFC Reduction in HVAC Equipment
What does the EAp3 require?
zero use of CFC-based refrigerants in new tenant HVAC systems when within the scope of work.
How can you earn ID credits for EAp3?
demonstrating that they have eliminated the use of ODP’s or materials with GWP’s from their project