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FAQ F-00162
Can a project demonstrate compliance with 12.0 Glare Reduction through a provision to install blinds by tenants?

Yes, the project team can demonstrate compliance with credit '12.0 Glare Reduction', through a provision for tenants to install blinds on the following conditions:

  • Evidence is provided that there are no obstructions to installing blinds, and that the spaces are constructed to support compliant tenant delivered systems; 
  • It is demonstrated that the future installation of blinds to windows is not impeded by the base building services, façade design, and/or structure.
  • A Tenancy Fitout Guide (or similar) is provided which outlines a typical blind detail to demonstrate how blinds can be integrated at the perimeter.

Documentation Requirements:

Please provide the following in your submission:

  • Tenancy Fitout Guide (or similar)
  • Drawings and any other evidence to demonstrate base building provisions for blinds
  • A copy of this response.

 

 





Rating Tools

This FAQ is related to the following Rating Tools, Categories or Credits:

  • Green Star - Design & As Built v1 / Indoor Environment Quality / 12 Visual Comfort - Glare Reduction
  • Green Star - Design & As Built v1.1 / Indoor Environment Quality / 12 Visual Comfort - Glare Reduction
  • Green Star - Design & As Built v1.2 / Indoor Environment Quality / 12 Visual Comfort - Glare Reduction
  • Green Star - Design & As Built v1.3 / Indoor Environment Quality / 12.0 Glare Reduction


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