is to provide a high percentage of
lighting controls for building occupants to improve occupant
productivity and comfort.
Provide individual lighting controls for at least 90% of all
Provide lighting controls for all shared multi-occupant spaces to
meet the group needs.
- Perform preliminary lighting control calculations early in
design to determine if more or less lighting controls are required
to meet the credit.
- Review drawings carefully as the design develops to ensure the
required number of operable windows and lighting controls are
provided and documented.
- Specific types or number of controls are not defined by LEED
for shared multi-occupant spaces.
- Task lights need not be permanently wired.
- 27% of all California LEED Certified projects achieved this
credit for LEED v2.1.
Additional EDR Resources
Case Studies: An Integrated Campus Benefits From Its Desert
Case Studies: Multi-Agency Library Benefits from Daylighting
Studies: The Stage is Set for Optimum Energy Savings
Case Studies: Public Agency Demonstrates Resource Efficiency
Through Innovative Design
Title 24 and Savings By Design
Design Briefs: Lighting
Efficient Lighting Systems
Briefs: Integrated Design for Small Commercial HVAC
Guidelines: Daylighting Controls