LOW ODP AND GWP MATERIALS CRITERION NINE

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  • The intent of this criterion is to ensure the use of materials with low GWP and ODP in building insulation, HVAC, refrigeration equipment, and firefighting systems.

Maximum Points : 1

1) Appraisal

Appraisal – 1 ( Mandatory for 0 points )

  • Ensure that all the insulation used in the building envelope and for HVAC systems are CFC and HCFC free.

Appraisal – 2 ( Mandatory for 0 points )

  • Ensure that the refrigerant used in the HVAC systems and refrigeration equipment is CFC and HCFC free.

Appraisal – 3 ( Mandatory for 0 points )

  • Ensure that the fire suppression systems and fire extinguishers installed in the project are halon free.

Appraisal – 4 ( Optional for 1 points )

  • Ensure that all the insulation used in the building envelope and for HVAC systems; refrigerant used in the HVAC systems and refrigeration equipment are HFC free.

2) Compliance

Compliance – 1

  • Submit a narrative with date-stamped photographs highlighting the insulation and refrigerants used in different applications in the building to demonstrate compliance with Appraisal – 1 to 4.

Compliance – 2

  • Submit technical specification sheets/brochures of the insulation, refrigeration equipment, and fire-fighting systems to demonstrate compliance with Appraisal-1 to 4.

OR

  • Submit a valid GRIHA Product Catalogue certificate as applicable for the products to demonstrate compliance with Appraisal – 1 to 4.

Compliance – 3

  • Submit purchase orders reflecting the full quantities of insulation, HVAC systems, refrigeration equipment, and fire-fighting systems used in the project highlighting their respective types to demonstrate compliance with Appraisal – 1 to 4.

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