Minimize the introduction of pollutants into indoor air through the building envelope and at building entrances.
Design Healthy Envelope and Entryways (1 point)
At least two of the following requirements are met:
The below is performed after substantial completion of construction and prior to occupancy:
- Envelope commissioning in accordance with ASHRAE Guideline 0-2013 and the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Guideline 3-2012 (for new construction or structural renovation).
- The commissioning process is performed by an independent professional who is not a member or subcontractor of the building envelope design and construction team.
All regularly used entrances that have pedestrian traffic to the building surroundings (not including balconies or terraces) use an entryway system composed of grilles, grates, slots or rollout mats that are at least the width of the entrance and 3 m [10 ft] long in the primary direction of travel (sum of indoor and outdoor length). These are cleaned as per below:
- Walk-off mats, indoor and outdoor, are wet-cleaned at least once every two days and fully dry before use.
- Underside of entry mats are cleaned at least once a day.
- Entry mats are vacuumed using a vacuum with a beater bar in both directions at least once a day.
At regularly used entrances that have pedestrian traffic to the building surroundings (not including balconies or terraces), one of the below is in place to slow the movement of air from outdoors to indoors:
- Building entry vestibule with two typically closed doorways.
- Revolving entrance doors.
The following requirement is met:
All facilities adjacent to an outdoor sports field have a staging area that separates the playing field from other internal areas to capture moisture and debris.
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