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to also ensure that building shell and systems function as proposed and specified. Repairs
or adjustments made in test homes must also be made to remaining homes in each group.
Testing for envelope and duct leakage: Paragraphs 8-1.2 and 5-6.1 specify
Testing for air pressure relationships under operating conditions: Paragraphs
4-7.6 and 5-6.1 specify requirements for garage-to-unit separation and
"balancing" indoor pressure,
Testing for proper ventilation of all combustion equipment and appliances
under operating conditions, to ensure they meet manufacturer's
Testing of carbon monoxide output of combustion equipment and appliances,
to ensure they meet manufacturer's specifications, and
Ensuring that Operation and Maintenance documentation is complete for
building shell and systems (see manufacturer's documents).
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT WORKBOOK AND RATING SYSTEM
For more information on sustainable development principles and specifics of the Workbook
and Rating System, see Appendix D Sustainability Workbook. Also included in Appendix
D are links to general sources of information (websites) for use with the Sustainable
ARMY: Army will continue to use Sustainable Project Rating Tool (SPiRiT) and level of
achievement as directed by Department of the Army until Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design for Housing (LEED-H) is released and adopted by DA.
The minimum rating level for military family housing under this UFC is "Bronze" (40% to
49%), based on the percentage of Maximum Available Points that a project can earn.
Note: Maximum Available Points will vary for Improvement Projects, based on their specific
scope of work.