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LEED® Documentation and Recordkeeping Requirements

OnDemand Webinar (85 minutes)

Learn about the importance and types of LEED® documentation required for your project.An important step in achieving LEED® certification for a project is both an understanding of the need for and implementing a plan of recordkeeping and documentation that makes filling out the submittal templates easy to perform. This topic will help you understand not only what recordkeeping and documentation is required, but how to compile it and what is needed to be submitted to satisfy LEED® requirements. Receive samples of documentation to illustrate these requirements.

Authors

Ross G. Spiegel, FAIA, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, LEED? AP BD+C, SLAM

Agenda

Understanding the LEED® Documentation Process

• LEED® Certification Process Contains Specific Requirements for Complying With Prerequisites and Credits

• Documentation and Recordkeeping Is Key to Success

• Success Requires Active Participation of All Parties to Construction Process

Importance of Documentation and Recordkeeping in the LEED® Certification Process

• Most Prerequisites and Credits Require Documentation to Demonstrate Achievement of Prerequisites and Credits

• Timely and Accurate Recordkeeping Will Lessen the Burden of Documentation

• Accurate Recordkeeping and Documentation Will Make Responding to Requests for Clarification From Reviewers Easier

• Good Recordkeeping and Documentation Will Result in a Record That Will Make Achieving LEED® Certification on Future Projects Easier

Sources of Documentation

• Documentation Produced by the Design Team

• Documentation Compiled by the Owner

• Documentation Provided by Manufacturers and Contractors

• Documentation Provided by the Commissioning Agent

Types of Documentation Required

• Drawings, Including Building Plans, Elevations, Site Plans, Sections, etc.

• Photographs Taken During Construction and After Completion

• Design Criteria, Energy Studies, Daylighting Studies, etc.

• Project Specifications

• Manufacturers Product Data, Shop Drawings, MSDS, Submittal Letters

Following the Process to Its Conclusion

• The Documentation and Recordkeeping Process Starts During the Design Process

• The Process Continues During the Preparation of Construction Documents and Carries Through the Bidding Phase Into Construction

• Documentation of Certain Prerequisites and Credits Cannot Be Completed Until Construction Is Completed