Calculations: Mind

Feature 84 Health and Wellness Awareness

  • Part 2: Health and Wellness Library
    • Physical or digital library
        • 1 book or subscription / 20 people, 20 titles max

 

Feature 86 Post-Occupancy Surveys

  • Threshold for applying feature: applies to buildings with 10 or more employees
  • Survey 30% of occupants every year (minimum)
  • Survey once / year (minimum), except for thermal comfort survey, which is given twice / year: during heating and cooling seasons

 

Feature 89 Adaptable Spaces

  • Part 1:  Stimuli Management (quiet vs. collaboration spaces):
    • Threshold for applying feature: For spaces 2000 sq. ft. (186 sq. m.) or larger
  • Part 2: Privacy (designated quiet/focus space)
    • Threshold for applying feature: For spaces 20,000 sq. ft. (1860 sq. m.) or larger
    • Minimum space needed: 75 sq. ft. (7 sq. m.) / person
    • Maximum space needed: 800 sq. ft. (74. sq. m), ~ providing for about 10 people
  • Part 3: Space Management (storage)
    • Provide either 1 workstation cabinet or 1 locker (4 cu. ft.) / occupant
  • Part 4: Workplace Sleep Support
    • Provide 1 piece of sleep furniture for:
      • 1st 30 occupants
      • Each additional 100 occupants thereafter

 

Feature 99 Beauty and Design II

  • Part 1 Ceiling Height
    • Give wider rooms higher ceilings:
      • Room Width: < 30 ft. (9 m):  minimum ceiling height: 8.8 ft. (2.7 m)
      • Room Width: > 30 ft. (9 m):  minimum ceiling height: 9 ft. (2.75 m)
        • Each additional 10 ft. (3 m) room width, add 0.5 ft. (0.15 m) ceiling height
    • Rooms with full wall view of outdoors or atrium can have lower ceilings:
      • Room Width: 40 ft.: minimum ceiling height: 9 ft.
      • Each additional 15 ft. width, add 0.5 ft. height
  • Part 2: Artwork
    • Incorporate artwork in:
      • Entrances and lobbies
      • Regularly occupied spaces > 300 sq. ft. (28 sq. m.)
  • Part 3: Spatial Familiarity
    • Threshold for applying feature: For spaces 10,000 sq. ft. (929 sq. m.) or larger, create a wayfinding/orientation plan

 

Feature 100 Biophilia II – Quantitative

  • Part 1 Outdoor Biophilia
    • 25% of the project area needs to be landscaped (can be a rooftop garden)
      • 70% of that landscaped area needs to be plantings, including trees
  • Part 2 Indoor Biophilia
    • Floor plants and plant wall on each floor
    • Floor plant requirement:
      • Covers 1% of floor area
    • Plant wall, covering whichever is greater:
      • Area is either 2% of floor area
      • Largest available wall
  • Part 3 Water Feature
    • Threshold for applying feature: Use water features in projects > 100,000 sq. ft. (9290 sq. m.)
    • Use 1 water feature / every 100,000 sq. ft. (9290 sq. m.)

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