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LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 1 1.

A 55,000 sq ft, five-story office building is planned for the site of a large existing parking lot. The design includes bioswales to help treat storm water and reduce runoff. Which of the following standards applies to SS Prerequisite 1, Construction Activity Pollution Prevention? (A) USDA in the U.s. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 7, Volume 6 (B) us. EPA Document 832/R-92-005 (C) ASTM E1903-97 Phase II Environmental Site Assessment (D) 2003 EPA Construction General Permit 2. A 30,000 sq ft office building in an eco-industrial park is being built to comply with SS Credit 8, Light Pollution Reduction. Which of the following pieces of information will be needed to provide a suitable exterior lighting design? (Choose four.) (A) lamp lumens for exterior luminaries (B) exterior pavement surfaces (C) watts per square foot of exterior illumination (D) location of property line (E) interior lighting calculations indicating that the maximum candela value shall intersect opaque building interior surfaces (F) watts per square foot of interior illumination 3. A firm is designing a Midwestern law office building with 15,000 sqft of perimeter private offices, 30,000 sq ft of non-perimeter open offices, and 10,000 sq ft of nonregularly occupied spaces. Occupant comfort is a primary goal of the design criteria. To meet this goal, the design must meet criteria relating to ASHRAE 55, which refers to thermal comfort. Complying with ASH RAE 55 standards, however, may interfere with one of the following LEED-NC credits. Which one? (A) EQ Credit 6.1, Controllability of Systems: Lighting (B) EQ Credit 4.1, Low-Emitting Materials: Adhesives and Sealants (C) EA Credit 5, Measurement and Verification (D) EA Credit 1, Optimize Energy Performance 4. On projects over 50,000 sq ft, to comply with EA Prerequisite 1, Fundamental Commissioning of the Building energy systems, which one of the following can the commissioning agent be? (A) the construction manager (B) the mechanical engineer (C) the mechanical engineer’s subcontractor responsible for energy modeling (D) an individual on the owner’s staff 5. A 15,000 sq ft LEED-certifiable day care facility is being built. Indoor air quality, natural ventilation, and daylighting are primary design objectives. Specifications include low-VOC adhesives and sealants. Which of the following standards must be met to comply with EO Credit 4.1, Low Emitting Materials: Adhesives and Sealants? (A) ASHRAE 62.1-2004 (B) ASHRAE 62.2-2004 (C) SMACNA (D) SCAQMD Rule #1168 (E) Green Seal’s GS-11 6. One prerequisite in the LEED-NC Rating System involves meeting ASHRAE 62.1-2004. What does this standard refer to?

(A) heating requirements (B) lighting levels (C) ventilation requirements (D) greenhouse gas regulations 7. A building owner is commissioning the renovation of a three-story, 78,000 sq ft facility, including a major renovation of the existing mechanical system. According to EA Credit 3, Enhanced Commissioning, there are certain tasks that must be performed by the commissioning agent. Commissioning agents must complete the following tasks. (Choose two.) (A) Develop a systems manual to illustrate optimal operation of commissioned systems. (B) Conduct one design review of the owner’s design requirements, basis of design, and design documents prior to.jhe mid-construction document phase. (C) Review building operation 10,months after substantial completion. (D) Verify that the requirements for training personnel and building occupants have been completed. 8. A 20,000 sq ft environmental learning center will be constructed on a 130,500 sq ft site with an existing asphalt parking lot. The center will be constructed from insulating concrete form (ICF) wall systems, and renewable resources such as small-diameter trees, bamboo, and cork will be used. Interpretive signage will teach visitors about the green building technologies and strategies used on-site. Which of the following would be appropriate credits to strive for within the LEED-NC Rating System? (Choose four.) (A) EA Credit 2, On-Site Renewable Energy (B) SS Credit 5.2, Site Development: Maximize Open Space (C) SS Credit 4.1, Alternative Transportation: Public Transportation Access (D) MR Credit 6, Rapidly Renewable Materials (E) EA Credit 1, Optimize Energy Performance (F) ID Credit 1, Innovation in Design 9. A project is planned in the northwest United States near Puget Sound, where the effect of runoff on the local salmon habitat is a major concern. The owners would like to promote biorention on-site and are considering a number of different low impact development strategies, including bloswales, porous pavement, and other approaches that mimic natural hydrologic conditions. Bioswales are used for (A) water-efficiency in the landscape (B) reducing the heat island (C) erosion and sedimentation control (D) stormwater management 10. Designers of a production facility are trying to earn an Innovation in Design credit in the LEED-NC Rating System by complying with buHding industry acoustical standards. Which of the following organizations provides such standards? (A) American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (B) Architectural National Standards Institute (C) Environmental Protection Agency (D) American National Standards Institute Answers 1. D 2. A, C, D, E 3. D

4. C 5. D 6. C

7. B,C 8. B, D, E, F 9. D

10. D

Designers of a registered LEED project want to earn credit for providing resources for building occupants who bicycle to work. and two points for meeting the criteria of ID Credits 1. The project’s scope includes a tenant space that is to be leased in the future. A construction project in Las Vegas has a primary purposeof educating the public on water conservation. Incorporating which of the following green building elements in the design would help them attain this credit? (Choose three.1. Water Use Reduction 2.) (A) infiltration basin (B) solar hot water system (C) vegetated roof (D) high-albedo concrete (E) constructed wetland 3. The reduction in water usage will be 40% from baseline Energy Policy Act of 1992 standards. Innovative Wastewater Technologies in the LEEO-NC Rating System.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 2 1. A warehouse is being constructed near a wetland.1 and 3. Owners of a research lab are planning a 150. Stormwater Design: Quality Control. (B) One point would be awarded for meeting the criteria of WE Credit 1. Which one of the following is NOT needed to document this paint? (A) number of occupants (B) graywater volumes collected.1. The owners would like to know if their site is a brownfield and whether they can apply for grants to fund site Cleanup. if applicable (C) flow rate on sprinkler heads (D) number of workdays 5.000 sq ft school in a rural setting seek to earn SS Credit 6.1 and 3.000 sq ft facility that will include a Living Machlne’ to comply with WE Credit 2.2. Underground petroleum storage tanks were discovered during the-design phase. The design team is trying to confirm the FTE’s for the project and is uncertain how to determine the FTE quantities of the future tenant spaces. in the LEED-NC Rating System. Although the project does not include showering and locker facilities. Water Efficient Landscaping.2. Which of the following resources is the most definitive? (A) USGBC Credit Interpretation Rulings (B) local traffic study results (C) Environmental Building News (D) USGBC case studies of LEED-certified buildings 4. the business does offer showering facilities in an existing building within 100 ft of the new building’s bicycle storage units. Which of the following CANNOT classify this site as a brownfield? (A) local governmental agency . Water Use Reduction. Designers of a 30.1 and 1. Exemplary Performance and Education Demonstration (D) Two points would be awarded for meeting the criteria of WE Credits 3.2. Water Efficient Landscaping (C) Two points would be awarded for meeting the criteria of WE Credits 3. Which credits in the LEED-NC Rating System does the given project information provide points for? (A) No points would be awarded because the building does not meet the criteria of WE Credit 1.2.

A . B 6. B. A restaurant’s owners would like to reduce the use of potable water in the building.) (A) gallons per minute of urinal (B) number of male occupants (C) workdays per year (D) square footage of building 7. A city has just released a request for proposals. A mechanical engineer will submit documents to verify that potable water consumption has been reduced compared to baseline conditions. in the LEEO-NC Rating System. Emissivity is defined as the (A) ratio of reflected solar energy to incoming solar energy (B) ability of a material to shed infrared radiation or heat (C) ratio of transmitted light to the total incident of light (D) ratio of interior illuminance at a given plane to exterior light 8. The request requires each design team to satisfy [0 Credit 2. A.000 sq ft commercial real estate office building being constructed on a previously impacted site (B) an existing commercial tenant space retrofitting the mechanical and electrical systems (C) an existing tenant space previously occupied by a hair salon being renovated for a coffee shop (D) an office complex being constructed for future commercial tenants 9. To meet this criterion. B 8. The general contractor on a project suggests maximizing the amount of flyash used in making concrete while maintaining the structural integrity of the concrete as approved by the structural engineer. C 2. D 10. The design team is considering a roof with high emissivity. C 7. LEEO Accredited Professional. A. The LEEO-C1 Rating System is most applicable to which of the following projects? (A) a new 9.C. A new headquarters building for a small bank is being constructed in the southwest United States. Which green building strategy will this contribute most directly toward? (A) using recycled-content building materials (B) using low-voe building materials (C) optimizing energy performance (D) using salvageable building materials Answers 1.E 3. C 5.(B) civil engineer (C) county court system (D) EPA national or regional office 6. Which of the following must the LEEO AP verify? (Choose three. (A) the design firm must employ one LEEO AP (B) the commissioning agent must be a LEEO AP (C) primary members of the design team must be LEEO APs (D) the LEEO AP must be a principal member of the design team 10. A 4. C 9.

Controllability of Systems (C) EA Credit 6. Option 1 (B) EQ Credit 6.1. Green Power (D) EA Credit 1. which of the following is a renewable energy source? (A) passive solar heating (B) daylight harvesting (C) photovoltaics (D) ground source heat pumps 4. A project’s baseline case is used to compare the outcomes of specific green building strategies in order to evaluate their impact. Optimize Energy Performance (D) MR Prerequisite 1. Construction Waste Management (C) EA Credit 1. Measurement and Verification. Construction Activity Pollution Prevention (B) SS Credit 4.1. On-Site Renewable Energy. which of the following must be continuously metered? (Choose four.3. Stormwater Design: Quantity Control (B) M R Credit 2.1.2. To ensure that systems are in compliance with EA Credit 5.5% of the building’s total energy use be supplied through on-site renewable energy systems. Site Development: Protect or Restore Habitat (D) SS Credit 6.) (A) SS Prerequisite 1. A local distribution company is designing a new warehouse. Heat Island Effect: Roof (F) SS Credit 8. According to USGBC. It is important that the LEED consultant on each LEED project gather documentation for LEEDNC credits and inform all parties of their roles and responsibilities. The design’s primary focus is optimizing energy performance. For which of the following credits is it necessary to use a baseline case? (A) EA Credit 4. Stormwater Design: Quality Control (E) SS Credit 7.1. Thermal Comfort 5. Low-Emitting Materials: Adhesives and Sealants (F) EQ Credit 3.2. Enhanced Refrigerant Management. requires that at least 2. The civil engineer on a LEED project is typically responsible for providing documentation for which of the following credits? (Choose two.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 3 1. EA Credit 2. Construction Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Management Plan 2. Option 1 (E) EQ Credit 5. Alternative Transportation: Low Emitting and Fuel Efficient Vehicles (C) SS Credit 5. Storage and Collection of Recyclables (E) EQ Credit 4.) (A) SS Credit 6. Optimize Energy Performance.) (A) lighting systems and controls (8) boiler efficiencies (e) stormwater runoff volumes (D) indoor water risers and outdoor irrigation systems (E) daylight factor to lighting systems ratios (F) butldlng-related process energy systems and equipment . Light Pollution Reduction 3. The general contractor is in the best position to provide data and documentation for which of the following credits? (Choose three.

D 3. According to USGBC. Rapidly Renewable Materials. D 5. B. LEEO projects are registered with USGBC by (A) setting up a meeting with a USGBC representative (B) completing the registration online at www. As a project’s schematic design phase is being completed. On-Site Renewable Energy (E) EA Credit 4. Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring (e) EQ Credit 4. MR Credit 6. which requires that 50% of the virgin wood be FSC certified. Some types of refrigerants are listed as ozone depleting compounds (~OCs). rapidly renewable plants are generally grown or raised and harvested within a (A) 7-year cycle (B) to-year cycle (C) 15-year cycle (D) 25-year cycle 9. A member of the design team will register the project with USGBC. C 7. requires that 2. HVAC and refrigeration equipment can release refrigerants during operation and service. B. To verify compliance with this credit.6. Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance (B) EQ Credit 1.usgbc.5% of the total value of all building materials and products used in the project be rapidly renewable. Enhanced Refrigerant Management 8. B 10.) (A) salvaged and refurbished wood-based materials (B) rough carpentry (e) the post-consumer recycled wood fiber portion of any product (D) wood doors and frames Answers 1. To reduce ~OCs. E 8. An environmental learning center is being constructed largely from local lumber. Certified Wood.) (A) EQ Prerequisite 1. F 2. B 9. The mechanical engineer is typically responsible for providing documentation for which of the following credits? (Choose two. F 6. C 4. The owners would like to comply with MR Credit 7. A. E . Responsibilities for LEED-NC documentation are commonly divided among the design and construction team during the design development phase. B.org (e) completing USGBCs automated telephone registration (O) printing and completing the online registration form and mailing it to USGBC 10. Low-Emitting Materials (D) EA Credit 2. the owner officially confirms that this will be a LEED project. B. C. the LEED AP must know the costs associated with which of the following? (Choose two. production of what refrigerant was halted in 1995 in the United States? (A) HCFC (B) HFC (C) CFC (0) Halon 7. D. E.

(0) Vehicles powered by propane or compressed natural gas. 4.000 sq ft laboratory include the use of photoelectric daylight sensors. (B) Vehicles that have achieved a minimum green score of 30 on the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy vehicle rating guide.000 sq ft retail shop is opening in an existing building.3. Which of the following statements INCORRECTLY defines a criterion for Low-Emission and Fuel Efficient Vehicles as specified in SS Credit 4. Plans for a high-performance 80. (A) SS Credit 5. Light Pollution Reduction (E) MR Credit 4. Recycled Content (F) MR Credit 5. Which LEED-NC credit will the sensors contribute toward? (A) EA Credit 1. USGBC has developed the LEED-Ne Reference Guide. This resource is best described as (A) a guide to all referenced standards with full abstracts regarding environmental policies (B) a sustainable design guide and user’s manual for the LEED-NC Rating System © a sustainable material resource guide (D) a green building directory of LEED Accredited Professionals . Storm water Design (e) SS Credit 7. (B) SS Credit 6.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 4 1. A 14. (e) Vehicles powered by Itquld natural gas. Regional Materials 2. Heat Island Effect (O) SS Credit 8. (E) Vehicles powered by gas-electric hybrid engines. Designers of a new building are researching ways to reduce greenhouse gases. Site Development. Low-Emitting Materials? (A) when requested by the commissioning agent (B) when requested by OSHA (e) when audited by USG BC (0) during initial LEED certification submittal 3. Optimize Energy Performance (B) EQ Credit 8. At what point in the LEED documentation process is it necessary to submit cut sheets containing VOC data in order to meet EQ Credit 4. The LEED-NC Rating System uses the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to provide standards associated with (A) site stormwater management (B) plumbing fixtures {e} ozone protection (D) energy modeling 5. and want to find ways to provide alternative means of transportation. Light Pollution Reduction (D) EA Credit 2. Which LEEDNC credits will the use of this building material help attain? {Choose two). Daylight and Views (e) SS Credit 8. The project will use black porous pavement systems made from pre-consumer recycled material. The owners would like to locate the project close to public transportation. On-Site Renewable Energy 6. Alternative Transportation? (A) Vehicles classified as zero emission by the California Air Resources Board.

A.) (A) building square footage (S) property in acres C. number of full-time equivalent (FTE) building occupants (D) development footprint 8. E 2. C 40.) A on-line self certification of green building performance measures B. third party validation of a building’s performance C. market exposure through the USGBC website (D) discount attendance to all USGBC sponsored events 9. humidity and lighting (D) indoor air quality and lighting Answers 1. Development Density and Community Connectivity.usgbc. C 39. A. The USGSC website at www.) (A) Credit Interpretation Rulings (B) green building materials C. B 4. Which of the following can be found on the website? (Choose two. The design team wants to verify compliance with the requirements of SS Credit 2. B .org has many resources for the green building industry.rea (D) sample green building specifications 10. Which building conditions does this standard refer to? (A) temperature and lighting (B) temperature and humidity C. B 38. lists of LEED Accredited Professionals arranged by a. B 37. B. C 3.7. B 5. What are the benefits of LEED Certification? (Choose two. B. What project data should the LEED AP request of the design team to verify compliance? (Choose two. One standard referenced in the LEED-NC Rating System is ASHRAE 55-2004. A 6.

1-2004 or a more stringent local energy code (D) not using refrigerants 3. end-user waste that has become feedstock for another product C.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 5 1.4. requires that the sum of post-consumer recycled content plus one-half of the pre-consumer content of materials with recycled content must constitute at least 10% of the total value of the building materials in the project. meeting minimum requirements of ASHRAE 62. The commissioning agent for a LEED-registered project has broken out the scope of work relative to EA Prerequisite 1. WE Credit 3. Alternative Transportation C. Recycled Content. and EA Credit 3. Water Use Reduction (D) EA Credit 1. Identify ongoing measurement and verification protocol. (D) Identify submittals to demonstrate compliance. According to USGBC. end-user waste diverted from a landfill 2. (E) Identify design strategies that could be used to meet requirements.2. A project’s design team is using an integrated design approach to comply with green building standards set forth in the LEED-NC Rating System. meeting ASHRAE 90. MR Credit 4. Optimize Energy Performance 5. Which of the following is NOT included in the requirements for ID Credit 1. Points are credited toward a project’s LEED certification for (A) having all design team members take the LEED-NC training workshop B.) (A) SS Credit 4. Innovation in Design. output from a process that has not been used as part of a consumer product D. as defined in the LEED-NC Reference Guide? (A) Identify the intent of the proposed innovation credit.1-2004 and approved Addenda using the ventilation rate procedure C. Enhanced Commissioning. postconsumer recycled content is defined as A. C. 4. Fundamental Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems. The number of full-time equivalent (FTE) building occupants must be used conststently in calculations for which of the following LEED-NC credits? (Choose two. (B) Identify the proposed requirements of compliance. an independent commissioning agent shall identify the commissioning team and its responsibilities (D) an independent commissioning authority shall review the contractor submittals relative to the systems being commissioned . end-user waste that is reused B. All the following are examples of enhanced commissioning tasks EXCEPT (Al a commissioning authority independent of the design team shall conduct a review of the design prior to the construction documents phase (B) an independent commissioning authority shall conduct a review of the construction documents near completion of the construction document development and prior to issuing the contract documents for construction C.1. Alternative Transportation (B) 5S Credit 4.

B 5. require that equipment must comply with ASHRAE 52. can be defined as the (A) ratio of the total heat striking a surface to the heat transmitted (B) ratio of the total light hitting a surface to the light transmitted (C) ratio of the total energy hitting a surface to the light transmitted (D) total light transmitted 10.1-2004. visible transmittance.1. One characteristic.000 sq ft. and clearing can cause significant erosion. a common standard. Site development. Which of the following is ASH RAE 90. D 3.2-1999. sediment traps (D) permanent seeding Answers 1. Windows playa vital role in the performance of a daylighting strategy in a building. Site Development: Protect or Restore Habitat.000 sq ft and the building footprint is 35. C 6. which of the following must the project team complete in order to earn an ID Credit for exemplary performance? (A) restore 35. EA Prerequisite 2 refers to ASHRAE 90. B 7. grading. A 8.000 sq ft of the existing site with native adaptive species 9. B 10. D 9.1. Construction IAQ Management Plan: During Construction. B 2. If the overall square footage of a previously developed site is 135. Which of the following does this common standard reference? (A) a standard method of testing building ventilation filters for removal efficiency (B) building energy performance standards (e) minimum levels of ventilation effectiveness and indoor air quality (D) a standard for measuring air change effectiveness 8.000 sq ft of the existing site with native adaptive species (B) double the amount of open space requtred by the credit C restore 100. C 4. as stated in the LEED-NC Reference Guide? (A) earth dikes (B) silt fences C. A.000 sq ft of the existing site with native adaptive species (D) restore 75. A project reusing an existing site is trying to earn an exemplary performance credit for SS Credit 5. D . Construction Activity Pollution Prevention. Which of the following is an example of stabilization control for 55 Prerequisite 1.6.1-2004 concerned with? (A) the standard method of testing building ventilation filters for removal efficiency (B) building energy performance standards C minimum levels of ventilation effectiveness and indoor air quality (D) a standard for measuring air change effectiveness 7. The criteria for EQ Credit 3.

Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring (B) EQ Credit 3. minimum local zoning requirements 3. Which of the following is NOT a LEED-NC prerequisite? (A) minimum energy performance (B) CFC reduction in HVAC and refrigeration equipment (C) site selection (D) environmental tobacco smoke control 4. wool carpet C. Site Selection.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 6 1. account for which of the following? (Choose three. bamboo flooring B.) . declaring that the area dedicated to recycling will be easily accessible and accommodate the building’s recycling needs (D) declaring that parking will meet. Which two of the following are the responsibility of the owner during the design phase? (Choose two. and controls or zones for the CO2 monitoring system C.) (A) plastics (B) corrugated cardboard (C) paperboard (D) metals 6. linoleum flooring D. The site selection criteria defined in the LEED Reference Guide for SS Credit 1.) (A) declaring that the building will be operated under a policy prohibiting smoking (B) declaring and summarizing installation. and the LEED consultant needs to verify that the owner will have a recycling plan in place and have a designated area for the collection and storage of recyclables. Measurement and Verification 2. Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source (D) EA Credit 5. To comply with MR Prerequisite 1. Who is responsible for assigning team roles to submit the LEED On-line templates? (A) USGBC staff (B) project architect (C) owner (D) project administrator 5.1 Construction IAQ Management Plan: During Construction (C) EQ Credit 5. Which of the following credits in the LEED-NC Rating System reference MERV Filter Ratings? (Choose two. Which of the following is NOT an example of a rapidly renewable material? A. which of the following recyclable materials must be collected on the site? (Choose three. A project is nearing the end of its design phase. operational design. but not exceed. FSC certified wood 7.) (A) EQ Credit 1.

providing confirmation of the compliance path taken by the project (either NPOES compliance or local control standards) 10. comfort. building square footage C. promote productivity.year flood as defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency D. includes which of the following? (Choose two. A. C. project type B. C 2. C 3. A. B.) (A) providing the spreadsheet calculation demonstrating that water-consuming fixtures reduce occupancy-based potable water consumption by 20% compared to baseline conditions (8) providing a list of structural controls.2. Code of Federal Regulations 8. previously undeveloped land less than 5 ft above the elevation of the 100. C 10. C 4. D 6. state. D 8. location D. The intent of EQ Credit 6. or federal B. control erosion to reduce negative impacts on water and air quality E. A LEEO consultant is asked what the typical costs are for registering and certifying a building. Controllability of Systems.s. A. and well-being of occupants B. B 9. C . D 7.) A. B. What responsibilities of the civil engineer during the design submittal phase will support the LEEO documentation process? (Choose two. land documented as contaminated or classified as a brownfield by a local. prime farmland as defined by the USOA in the u. The correct response is that these costs are based on A. including a description of the pollutant removal of each control and the percent annual rainfall treated (C} declaring and demonstrating that stormwater management strategies result in at least a 25% decrease in the rate of stormwater runoff (0) providing confirmation of the compliance path taken by the project (either NPOES compliance or local control standards) Answers 1. construction type 9. D 5.agency A. provide increasing levels of energy performance C. provide a high level of thermal ventilation D. B. B. land specifically identified as habitat for any species on federal or state threatened or endangered lists C.

In order to verify compliance with WE Credit 1. Required Documents.000 sq ft. A project design team is concerned about the amount of heat gain on the project site. The design team has decided to pursue design strategies to meet the requirements of MR Credit 1. Water Efficient Landscaping. Project Details (D) Manage Template. The LEED On-line Credit Template is divided into which of the following four sections? (A) Template Status. A rural school plans to develop a greenfield site. Team Role.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 7 1.) (A) structural elements in cubic feet (B) structural elements in square feet © shell elements in cubic feet (D) shell elements in square feet (E) exterior paving materials in cubic feet (F) building footprint in square feet 4. Required Documents. Credit Status 6. Building Reuse. The LEED AP must guide the design team with the development of technical analyses for which of the following? (Choose two. Manage Template.1. composting toilets. Solar reflectance is (A) the amount of light reflected by a material (8) the ratio of reflected solar energy to incident solar energy © emissivity (D) the solar glazing on a window 5. The design team will also employ a drip irrigation system to reduce exterior site water usage. The civil engineer would like to try to minimize the impact of development on the local ecosystem and has set up staging areas during construction. The green building consultant has suggested that the team use materials that have high solar reflectance. Documentation Status (8) Required Documents.1. A point would be awarded within the LEED-NC Rating System for which one of the following credits? (A) 55 Credit 5. mixed-use project in New Mexico are trying to conserve water. Current design calls for a vegetated roof. Project Requirements.org website.) (A) the microclimate factor (B) the species factor © a building plan demonstrating that vegetated roof areas constitute as least 50°/1) of the total roof area (D) calculations demonstrating that existing site imperviousness is less than or equal to 50% (E) the density factor 2. Manage Template. Construction IAQ Management Plan: During Construction 3.usgbc. USG8C offers many resources solely on the www. Construction Activity Pollution Prevention (D) EQ Credit 3. and low-flow sinks and showers. Credit Calculator. what information is necessary to calculate the reduction in potable water used for site irrigation? (Choose three. Credit Status © Template Status. Construction Waste Management © 55 Prerequisite 1. Documentation Status. Designers of a 48. One such resource is the collection of LEED case studies. Which of the following kinds of information is NOT provided in . Site Development: Protect or Restore Habitat (B) M R Credit 2.

Low-Emitting Materials B. C 9. A 3. and is looking for sources of graywater to use for site irrigation. B. Recycled Content D. Which of the following is a source of graywater? (A) toilets (B) food preparation sinks (C) bathroom sinks (D) waterless urinals Answers 1. Materials Reuse C. What are the benefits of early registration? (Choose two. Which of the following materials is NOT considered to have pre-consumer recycled content? (A) sawdust from a sawmill used to make composite board (8) rubber from a tire plant used to make carpeting © recycled pop bottles used to make carpeting (D) spent grain from a brewery used as feed 9. E 2. C . The total materials cost figure must be used consistently in applying which of the following prerequisites or credits? (Choose two. A 6. D 4. A. EQ Credit 4. Water Efficient Landscaping. Storage and Collection of Recyclables (E) MR Credit 7. C 0.) A. B.) (A) saving money on registration fees (8) saving money on certification fees © gaining access to the credit interpretation rullngs database (D) receiving two free Credit Interpretation Rulings (E) maximizing the potential for achieving LEED certification 8. Certified Wood 10. A project design team is working to attain two points in WE Credit 1. An architect meeting with an owner in a LEED project’s programming and schematic phases has recommended that the project be registered as soon as possible. B. C. MR Credit 4. E 8. A 7. B 5. MR Prerequisite 1. MR Credit 3.these LEED case studies? (A) complete LEED scorecard (8) project photographs © project statistics (D) strategies and results 7. The total materials cost figure may be derived from a nominal figure of 45% of total construction cost or a sum of actual material costs.

Based on Energy Policy Act of 1992 standards and LEED default standards. On-Site Renewable Energy.1-2004 under post-construction operating conditions (0) energy use as determined by the Department of Energy Buildings Consumption Survey (CBES) 5.000 sq ft community recreation center that is under construction want to measure the center’s ongoing energy use. Low Emitting Materials: Adhesives and Sealants. The LEED AP is reviewing documents for compliance with EQ Credit 4. The owners of a 19. what is the daily water use of ten FTE female occupants using a conventional water closet? . A project team is considering purchasing 30% of a buildings energy from a renewable energy resource as defined by the Center for Resource Solutions. A design team is concerned about air quality during and after the construction of a hospital.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 8 1. The project team is striving for EA Credit 5. Innovation in Design (B) EA Credit 6. Which credit or credits in the LEED-NC Rating System would this qualify for? (A) EA credit 2. Which of the following submittals and/or data sheets must the LEEO AP review for compliance? (Choose two. Due to the small size of the project. SMACNA guidelines require that contractors cover ducts to prevent dust and other construction debris from entering the HVAC system during construction. the team has decided to pursue Option B: Energy Conservation Measure Isolation of the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (1 PMVP). A university in a warm climate is interested in reducing the energy consumption of the student union currently under construction. Optimize Energy Performance (D) no credit 4. and 10 Credit 1. Which of the following should they use as the projected baseline energy use to comply with Option B of the lPMVP and earn EA credit 5? (A) calculated hypothetical baseline energy performance of the systems under measured postconstruction operating conditions (B) simulation of the baseline energy use under post-construction operating conditions © energy use as determined by ASHRAE 90. Measurement and Verification. Which of the following design team members will be impacted by the decision to follow SMACNA guidelines? (A) electrical engineer and structural engineer (B) commissioning agent and civil engineer (e) general contractor and owner (O) mechanical engineer and general contractor 2.1.) (A) decreasing the lighting power density (B) increasing the lighting power density (e) decreasing the solar heat gain coefficient (0) increasing the solar heat gain coefficient 3.) (A) roofing adhesives (B) fire stopping sealants (e) stucco adhesives (0) aerosol adhesives 6. Green Power © EA Credit 1. Which of the following strategies would help to accomplish this goal? (Choose two.

D 2. (e) The ClR and ruling must be submitted with the LEEO application.000 worth of reclaimed wood flooring.2 gallons (0) forty uses at 1.000 worth of new FSC certified wood (e) $50. (0) Include the credit name and your contact information when submitting a ClR. Innovation in Design (ID) paints for exemplary performance may be earned when the next incremental percentage threshold is achieved for which of the following credits? (Choose three.000 worth of bamboo flooring Answers 1.6 gallons 7.2 gallons (B) thirty uses at 1. A. D 4. C 8. Which of the following statements about the Credit Interpretation Request (ClR) are true? (A) Format the ClR as a letter including background information about the project and the questioned credit.000 worth of new FSC certified wood (8) $75. B 9.000 worth of new wood and $50. Green Power 10. size. and date of construction completion 9.2. C 3. (A) the LEEO Project Checklist/Scorecard indicating projected prerequisites and credits and the total score for the project (8) payment in the amount of $250 per credit or prerequisite appealed (e) an overall project narrative Including at least three project highlights (0) LEED registration information such as project contact.) (A) 55 Credit 5. type. Certified Wood? (A) $50.000 worth salvaged wood (D) $75. What minimum value of wood must be used in order to earn credit for MR Credit 7. B 7. Optimize Energy Performance (D) EQ Credit 8.2. The appeal is one possible step of the LEED certification and documentation process. Which of the following does NOT accurately reflect what should be included in an appeal? .6 gallons (e) forty uses at 1. D 6. A. Daylight and Views: Views for 90% of Spaces (E) EA Credit 6. (0) LEED registration information such as project contact. A 5. B. B. (8) Credit Interpretation Rulings guarantee a credit award. number of occupants.(A) three uses at 1. size. Innovative Wastewater Technologies © EA Credit 1. number of occupants. A project is using $100. Site Development: Maximize Open Space (8) WE Credit 2. and date of construction 8. A . D 10. type.

Which of the following statements is true about CIRs (choose one): A. Call the USGBC and ask their feedback C. Name of the project B. A list of all team members which indicates all LEED APs C. A narrative describing the project and at least three project highlights demonstrating the LEED prerequisites have been obtained D. Consult the LEED reference guide D. Project size. When writing a CIR what information should be included? A. They are requested through an online form D. They can be viewed by all USGBC members. B. Credits are awarded through the CIR process B. Completion of the USGBC’s automated telephone registration 3. Credit language can be changed through the CIR process E.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 8 1. Only the LEED applicant can submit CIRs 5. Which three steps should be taken before submitting a CIR? A. The LEED Letter Template E. They can be viewed only by the primary USGBC contact for a registered project B. They can be requested only in a written request mailed to the USGBC LEED manager assigned . Completion of the on line registration section of USGBC web site B. Your contact information C. as well as non members associated with registered projects C. A preliminary meeting with a USGBC representive C. All of the above E. including the project contact person. None of the above 4. LEED projects are registered with the USGBC via: A. An application for LEED Certification must contain which of the following? (choose two) A LEED registration information. Review the CIR online page and see if the same inquiry has already been submitted and Answered 6. Review the intent of credit or prerequisite and self evaluate whether the project meets this Intent. The LEED project score card 7. Up to how many credits can a project team receive for innovation and design? (A) 2 (B) 5 (C) 8 (D) Unlimited 2. etc. Only LEED Accredited Professionals can submit CIRs D. Project overview D. the type of project. B. Pertinent CIRs should be submitted with the related credit when the LEED certification application is submitted C. Which three of the following are true about CIRs? A.

B. ANSI/ASTM-E779-. A. The project schedule D. Maximum initial illuminance value no greater than 0. USGBC membership E. D 7.01 horizontal foot candles 15 feet beyond the site. D. A 3. E 5. E 8. 832/B-93-005 B.20 horizontal and vertical foot candles at the site boundary and no greater than 0. The LEED program the project is applying for B.01 horizontal foot candles 15 feet beyond the site. B. The project size ($) G.3. C . Maximum initial illuminance value no greater than 0. ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90. None of the above 9. B 2. E.01 horizontal foot candles 15 feet beyond the site. C. C.30 horizontal and vertical foot candles at the site boundary and no greater than 0. ASHRAE Standard 100-1995. The project size (sf) C. E 4.01 horizontal foot candles 15 feet beyond the site. They become precedents for interpretation of LEED credits regarding specific strategies and Applications 8. What are the requirements for exterior lighting of a major city center zone? (Choose one) A. Answers 1. Maximum initial illuminance value no greater than 0. The total credits the project is targeting F.To the project. Maximum initial illuminance value no greater than 0. D 9.1-2004 C.10 horizontal and vertical foot candles at the site boundary and no greater than 0. B 10. In each LEED category the fee is based on which two factors? A. D 6. Which Reference Standard should be reviewed when considering reduction of light pollution? A. 10. D.60 horizontal and vertical foot candles at the site boundary and no greater than 0. C. B. C. EPA Publication No.

Mulching B. per acre net. ASHRAE 62. Your project is a 80. Roofing materials having a SRI value over 29 for 75% of the roof surface B.1-2004 C.2 Site Development: Maximize Open Space B. 15 spots C. ASHRAE 52. This decision will assist your project in receiving a credit in SS 2 Development Density & Community Connectivity E. Silt Fence 4) What requirements must be met to achieve the SS Credit 2 : Development Density & Community Connectivity credit in terms of Community Connectivity? (Choose 3) A.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 9 1.4 Alternative Transportation: Parking Capacity C. Sediment Trap F. Construct or renovate building within 1/2 mile of at least 10 Basic Services. Your 50. ft.000 sq/ft high school that is seeking a platinum certification. Earth Dike E. Permanent Seeding C. 13 spots 6. Which standard reference is associated with the energy standard for building lighting? A. 9 spots B. 5. 25 of which are handicap spots.1-2004 B. Construct or renovate building with pedestrian access between the building and the services. How many preferred parking spots for carpools and vanpools must you provide to your occupants to achieve this credit? A. Which of the following scenarios will allow your project to achieve a point for SS Credit 7. D. Temporary Seeding D. Construct or renovate building within 1/4 mile of one or more stops for two or more public or campus bus lines usable by building occupants. 12 spots E.1 Site Development: Protect or Restore Habitat 2. This decision will assist your project in receiving a credit in SS 7.2-1999 D. B. 10 spots D. ASHRAE 55-2005 E.2 Heat Island Effect : Roof? (Choose Two) A. Roofing materials having a SRI value of 75 for 30% of the roof surface .000 sq. ATSM E1903-97 3) What type of stabilization measures can be used to control sedimentation and erosion? (Choose 3) A.000 sq foot office building with a low-sloped roof and an underground parking lot. Construct or renovate building in a community with a minimum density of 60. This decision will assist your project in receiving a credit in SS 5. The current designed parking lot meets but does not exceed the minimum local zoning requirements and has 200 parking spots.1 Heat Island: Non-Roof D. What effect does this decision make on this project achieving possible LEED credits? (Choose Three) A. C. This decision will assist your project in receiving a credit in SS 4.000 sq/ft office building is attempting to achieve a credit in Alternative Transportation. This decision will assist your project in receiving a credit in SS 5. ASHRAE 90. E. Construct or renovate building within 1/2 mile of a residential zone or neighborhood with an average density of 10 units per acre net. During the design phase you convince the owner to relocate the schools parking lot underground and put a vegetated scenic courtyard in its place. You are a LEED AP and the LEED project administrator for a 100.

000 sf B. B. C. D. The project site area is 50.000 sf C. B) Pavement materials with a Solar Reflectance and SRI of 32. E . 4.500 sf F. D. Density factor E. E 8.000 sf E. You are working on an urban project that is being built on a previously developed site and has a development density of 75. D 5. E 2. C) Provide a vegetated roof have an area of at least 50% of the total building roof area.C. A. E 7. C. Sediment Trap C. 20.000 sf. The Owner would like to provide open space area on the project site even though the local zoning requirement is zero. Vegetated roof for 50% of roof surface 7. Microclimate factor F. 7. D. As a LEED AP which three of the following are methods of achieving this credit ? A) Tree shading established within 5 years of occupancy for 50% of the site hardscape. What is the minimum amount of open space required at grade in order to meet the requirements of Sustainable Sites Credit 5. B. The Landscape Coefficient indicates the volume of water lost via evapotranspiration and is necessary in calculating the overall evapotranspiration rate for your region. Roofing materials having a SRI value over 78 for 75% of the roof surface E. Species factor C.1. B.000 sf D. C 6. Total water applied B. Silt Fence B.000 sf. B 9. 10. Total potable water applied D. Temporary Seeding F. D. A General Contractor has been contacted by a developer about a project site that he is developing and is seeking LEED SS credit 7.2 – Maximize Open Space. The project design includes vegetated roof area totaling 3. A. Earth Dike D. E 4. A. A. 10.000 sf per acre net. B 3. What type of structural measures can be used to control sedimentation and erosion? (Choose 3) A. E) Provide Open Grid pavement. Which of the following items are used in calculating the Landscape Coefficient? (Choose 3) A. None of the above 9. Roofing materials having a SRI value over 78 for 50% of the roof surface D. Region area in sf Answers 1. E 10. Mulching E. Permanent Seeding 8. D) Provide bituminous pavement using recycled rubber content for at least 50% of the hardscape area used on the project. A.5.

2 Water Use Reduction. Which of the following must the LEED AP verify? (choose three) A. A design case that has an irrigation water demand of 56. The reduction in water usage will be 40% from baseline Energy Policy Act of 1992 standards. A design case that has an irrigation water demand of 56. Which credits in the LEED-NC Rating Systems does the given project information provide points for? A.1 and 3. A design case that has an irrigation water demand of 42. Replace female water closets with composting toilets D.2. 5) A Restaurant’s owners would like to reduce the use of potable water in the building. A design case that has an irrigation water demand of 42. Water Efficient Landscaping C. Utilize water efficient landscape irrigation systems C. Number of male occupants . Utilization of retention basins 3) Your project is a 6.569 with 20. One point would be awarded for meeting the criteria of WE Credit 1. Utilize water efficient clothes dryers.1 and 1. Replace female water closets with Low-Flow water closets E. D.569 with10. A mechanical engineer will submit documents to verify that potable water consumption has been reduced compared to baseline conditions.000 gals of greywater reuse 4) A construction project in Las Vegas has a primary purpose of educating the public on water conservation.1.000 gals of greywater reuse E.1. Capture and store roof run off for use in flushing toilets B. and two points for meeting the criteria of ID Credits 1.1 and 3. Use automatic fixture sensors E. Two points would be awarded for meeting the criteria of WE Credits 3.569 with 15. Two points would be awarded for meeting the criteria of WE Credits 3. Replace male urinals with waterless urinals B. In a base case your project utilizes 62.000 gals of greywater reuse D. Replace male water closets with Low-Flow water closets C.518 gals of potable water for irrigation with no greywater reuse.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 10 1) Assuming a building has 1000 occupants and has a gender demographic of 50% male and 50% female.000 gals of greywater reuse B. Assuming all are possible. D. Gallons per flush of urinal B.857 with 20. Installation of flow restrictors on lavatory sinks F. No points would be awarded because the building does not meet the criteria of WWE Credit 1. A design case that has an irrigation water demand of 56.2 Exemplary Performance and Education Demonstration.000 sq/ft office building and is striving to receive a WE credit in Water Efficient Landscaping. Which of the following scenarios will allow your project to achieve this credit? (Choose One) A. Replace female urinals with waterless urinals 2) Which of the following are effective methods to reduce potable water in achieving a point in WE credit 3 Water Use Reduction? (Choose 3) A. which of the following strategies would have the greatest impact in achieving a point in WE Credit 2 Innovative Wastewater Technologies? (Choose 2) A.000 gals of greywater reuse C.857 with 5. Water Efficient landscaping B. Water use Reduction.

Square footage of building 6) What Standard addresses water usage in commercial. A. ASHRAE 90. C 7. C 6. C 5. B 9. Depends on site location and design.C. B. institutional and residential facilities A. A. All of the above 8) True or False: Water Use Reduction is a Construction Submittal. Can mitigate climate condition and reduce building energy consumption C. D 10. A. EPA Protocol for Environmental Requirements B. C 2. False 9) In the United States. approximately how much electricity is consumed by buildings? A) 37% B) 25% C) 50% D) 68% E) none of the above 10) How many points are possible for Credit # 2 – On-Site Renewable Energy? a) 1 point only b) 1-2 points c) 2-3 points d) 1-3 points e) 3 points only f) none of the above Answers 1. B. A. Can reduce site maintenance needs D.1-2004 C. D. D . True B. Workdays per year D. E 8. E 3. IAQ Guidelines for Occupied Buildings Under Construction 7) Which of the following are synergies and/or trade-offs for a Water Efficient Landscape A. EPAct of 1992 D. None of the above E. C 4.

What is the maximum number of points that can be achieved for Option 2 of Energy & Atmosphere Credit 1 ? a) 1 point only d) 1-3 points b) 1-2 points e) 3 points only c) 2-3 points f) none of the above 3) Which of the following are requirements of the commissioning authority (CxA) if your project is attempting to meet the requirements of EA P1 Fundamental Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems. Which of the following EA credits and prerequisites would be the best strategies to assist your team in attaining lower energy costs. (Choose 3) A) EA P1 Fundamental Commissioning D) EA C2 On-Site Renewable Energy of the Building Energy Systems E) EA C3 Enhanced Commissioning B) EA P3 Fundamental Refrigerant F) EA C5 Measurement & Verification Management G) EA C6 Green Power C) EA C1 Optimize Energy Performance 7) You are working on a project for a new office building that is in the design stage and is seeking a LEED certified level. (Choose 3) A) Document Owner’s Project Requirements (OPR) B) Verify the installation and performance of commissioned systems C) Develop Basis of Design (BOD) D) Complete a summary commissioning report E) Incorporate commissioning requirements into the construction documents 4) In terms of the commissioning authority’s responsibilities what of the following are the major differences between meeting the requirements of EA P1 Fundamental Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems and EA C3 Enhanced Commissioning? (Choose 3) A) Develop and implement a commissioning plan B) Conduct commissioning design review prior to mid-construction documents C) Review contractor submittals applicable to systems being commissioned D) Document Owner’s Project Requirements (OPR) E) Develop a systems manual for the commissioned system 5) If your project is attempting to meet the requirements to earn a point for the EA C5 Measurement & Verification which of the following International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol ( IPMVP )options can be used? (Choose 2) A) ECM Isolation B) Billing analysis at the whole building level using statistical techniques C) Whole Building Calibrated Simulation D) Engineering calculations based on spot measurements 6) In order to analyze the amount of operating energy cost your project is making while utilizing energy efficient LEED strategies your project team is required to demonstrate a percentage improvement in the proposed building performance rating compared to the baseline building performance rating per ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 11 1) Which of the following strategies are not strategies for achieving EA credit # 6 ? a) Solar f) Low-impact hydro sources b) Wind g) REC’s c) Anti-matter harvesting h) TRC’s d) Geothermal i) Tidal Wave Turbines e) Biomass 2.1-2004. The Mechanical Engineer is under pressure from the owner to keep the .

5 % D) 5.000 kWh e) none of the above Answers 1.0 kWh/sf-yr.5 % F) 7.Pre-requisite 3. C. E 8. G 9.1 – 2001 B) Re-use existing HVAC equipment. In order to insure that LEED Silver is achieved at the end of the project. B) Narrative describing any special circumstances C) Narrative describing any calculation explanations D) Confirmation that manufacturer is within 500 miles of project site E) Unit size in tons F) Quantity of recycled materials used in manufacture of the HVAC&R unit. C. Which of the following percentages for renewable energy would be acceptable ? (Choose all that are applicable ) A) 2. F 3.000 kWh b) 105. C. E 5. You are working on a project that is seeking to achieve EA credit 6 – Green Power. G) Refrigerant type 10. C 2.5 % G) 7.000 SF Warehouse/Storage facility having a Median Electrical Intensity of 3. F 10. C 6. D. In reviewing the LEED letter template which of the following are not required to be included. which of the following are acceptable strategies? ( choose 2 ) A) Select equipment that meets ASHRAE 80. The project is a 100. B. In order to meet the requirements of EA .0 % B) 3. as the LEED AP you are suggesting that the project target obtaining 2 points for EA credit 2. D.0 % C) 4.000 SF mixed use development that is seeking LEED Silver certification. E 4. C) Specify new equipment with no CFC’s D) Re-use the existing HVAC equipment that contains CFC provided that there is a plan to phase out the CFC’s at some point. ( Choose 2 ) A) The HVAC&R equipment types.5 % E) 6. A. C . D.On-Site renewable Power. G 7.initial cost for the rooftop HVAC equipment to a minimum while still paying attention to sustainability for the long view. A.000 kWh c) 210.000 kWh d) 300. E) Specify new HVAC equipment that has no ODP’s 8) Your project is a 100. What is the required amount of Green Power that the Owner would need to provide for the project in kWh ? ( Choose 1 ) a) 35.0 % 9) As the LEED AP you are preparing to submit the documentation to the USGBC for EA credit 4. B.

500 c) $ 15.000 d) $ 5. 2 Points d.5 % b) 10 % c) 20 % d) 25 % e) 50 % 5.05/kWh. Which of the following is a Materials and Resources Prerequisite (Choose 1 ) a. Construction Waste Management d.2 and 1. Storage and Collection of Recyclables e.250 b) $ 10. 0 Points b.000 e) none of the above 2 ) Of the following . None of the above. what is the maximum number of points you could possible achieve? a.3 for Building Reuse. 1. 7. What percentage of new wood products installed on a project must be FSC certified in order to achieve one (1) point under MR Credit 7 – Certified Wood? ( Choose 1 ) a) 2. Not enough information to determine 6. LEED Accredited Professional b. The architect has asked that the existing (original) front entry doors to the wharf building be reconditioned and incorporated into the new building design by using them as entry lobby flooring.On Site Renewable Energy ? ( Choose 2 ) a) Geo-Exchange Systems b) Geothermal Energy Systems c) “Green Power” via TAG’s or REC’s d) Solar Thermal Systems e) Architectural Features f) Electrical Systems 3) Your project is a new office building being built on the site of a 100 year old wharf building which will be demolished. Which credits could this strategy help achieve ? ( Choose 2 ) a) MR Credit 1 – Building Reuse b) MR Credit 3 – Materials Reuse c) MR Credit 4 Recycled Content d) MR Credit 5 – Regional Materials e) MR Credit 7 – Certified Wood 4.000 SF existing building that is seeking LEED Silver Certification. 1 Point c.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 12 1) Using the information from question # 8 above and the correct answer obtained how much would the minimum green power contract be if the cost for electricity from the REC is $0. 3 Points e. ( Choose 1 ) a) $ 5. Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance c. In order to be considered for an Innovation and Design point for exemplary performance of MR .000 SF addition to a 25. The architect believes that this will make an “architectural statement” as well as contribute to LEED points. Your project is a 300. When considering MR Credits 1.1. which renewable energy systems are eligible for achieving EA credit 2.

None of the above. 10 %. 5 % c. Pre-Consumer. 20 %. 10 %. You can achieve 2 points under MR Credit 4 – Recycled Content if you can document that the sum of ____________ recycled content plus one-half of the ______________ recycled content constitutes at least ______% based on cost of the total value of materials on the project? (Choose 1) a. Post-Industrial. What are the percentage thresholds for recycling and/or salvage of non-hazardous construction and demolition waste for 1. Post-Consumer. E 10.Building Reuse c. 15 % d. D 3. 10 % b. 20% e. Post-Consumer. E 5. D . All of the above e. B 2. 10 % d. Post-Consumer. no exemplary performance available b. Which of the following is a Design Submittal for Materials and Resources? ( Choose all that apply ) a. 10 %. B. B 8. D 7. 30 % 8. Post-Consumer.2 and 3 points under MR Credit 2 – Construction Waste Management and associated Exemplary Performance? ( Choose 1 ) a. 95 % 10. Pre-Consumer. 5 %.Credit 6 – Rapidly Renewable Materials what percentage must be achieved ? ( Choose 1 ) a. 50%.5 % b. 40 % e. A 9. Pre-Consumer. 25 % e. MR Credit 1 . 2. 2. B. 75 %. 9. 20 % c. Prerequisite – Storage and Collection of Recyclables b.5 %. 5 %. 20 %. 20 % c. 10 % Answers 1. D 4. 30 % d. Pre-Consumer. Post-Consumer. A 6. MR Credit 7 – Certified Wood d.

LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 13 1. True b. When considering all of the Materials and Resources credits. c) Re-Use major mechanical equipment such as rooftop air-handlers & chillers d) Re-Use lumber from another project to use for temporary rough carpentry uses. There is no reference standard. True or False: There are no exemplary performance points available for MR Credit 5 – Regional Materials. LEED NC allows project teams to apply a percentage factor to total cost to establish a default total materials cost for the project. Part of the project is to connect the existing building to the new building to allow for increased connectivity for the employees. Which of the following criteria is correct for determining the default total materials cost? a) 35% of total labor and materials cost.1 ? a) 0 points b) 1 point c) 2 points d) 3 points 7. 4. False 2. How many points will the project receive if the decision is made to provide storage and collection facilities in only the new building? a) 0 Points – Recycling is a prerequisite b) 1 point (because facilities are only in one of the buildings ) c) 2 points ( because the facility will be centrally located instead of in two locations ) d) 3 points e) Not enough information to determine 6. Center for Resource Solutions’ Green-e Product Certification Requirements d. materials and equipment cost d) 50% of cost after labor and equipment id deducted from the total e) 55% of the total cost can be considered the total materials cost. While projects are encouraged to determine the actual total materials cost for calculation purposes. b) 50% of the total labor and equipment cost c) 45% of the total labor. The project team is working on strategies to achieve the requirement for storage and collection of recyclables.2 ? a) Re-Use Furniture b) Re-Use wood flooring taken from another project. a. You are working on a project that is seeking LEED Gold certification for a company that is renovating there existing offices as well as expanding into a new building adjacent to their existing building. How many points would be available for Construction Waste Management if the contractor on the project was able to demonstrate a 50 % increase of the requirement for MR Credit 2. 3. What is the reference standard for MR Credit 3 – Materials Reuse ( Choose 1 ) a.1 & 3. Energy Policy Act of 1992 c. . Which of the following are not strategies for achieving points for MR Credits 3. what is the total amount of points that can be achieved for Materials Reuse ? a) 1 point b) 2 points c) 3 points d) 4 points 5. ASTM E1903-97 b. ISO 14021 e.

Which or the following would not be considered an acceptable strategy for achieving MR Credit 6? a) Bamboo Flooring b) Cork paneling c) New drywall made with recycled post consumer drywall. d) Listing of the each species of wood and its application.e) Re-Use Doors and Frames f) Re-Use electrical switchgear. B 5. C 4. Answers 1. c) List of items claimed as being FSC on the project. e) Fly Ash is not considered a recycled material and therefore can not be used for this calculation 9. C. C. b) Calculate the value of the Fly Ash as a fraction of the cementitious materials only. B 9. b) Name and certification number of the COC. c) Calculate the total volume of Fly Ash in 1 CY of concrete and multiply by the cost of the Fly Ash. E 10. d) Wool carpeting e) High silica content Glass f) Wheatboard cabinets 10. Which of the following are submittal requirements for demonstrating achievement of MR Credit 7 ? a) Name of the reviewer representing FSC. d) A&Cabove. B 2.000 lbs. F 8. The mix design for the concrete on the project is calling for 10% Fly Ash/CY of the total approximate per CY weight of 4. C . A 6. 8. E 3. When considering the method of calculating the Recycled Content for the concrete the team can choose which of the following? a) Calculate the percentage by weight of the Fly Ash in one CY of concrete. C 7. e) Calculate the percentage of total FSC wood by weight of the total wood products permanently affixed in the project. D. You are working on a project that is seeking achievement of MR Credit 4. B.

Provide an easily accessible area that serves the entire building and is dedicated to the collection and storage of non-hazardous materials for recycling E. Create and implement and Erosion and Sedimentation Control (ESC) Plan for all construction activities associated with the project. C. Meet recommendations set in the Carbon Trust Good Practice Guide 237 [1998] C. as determined by ASHRAE 52. what are the following minimum requirements that must be completed in order for your project to become eligible for LEED Certified? (Choose Three) A. Which other LEED credits will this addition have an impact on? (Choose 3 ) A. CO2 monitors must be installed according to standards listed in ASHRAE 55-2004 4) In your design team’s effort to achieve a point in EQ credit 7. EQ Credit 1 Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control C. EQ Prereq 1 Minimum IAQ Performance B.1-2004 B. rate required by ASHRAE 62. CO2 monitoring can only be used in a Naturally ventilated buildings as opposed to Mechanically Ventilated Buildings B.1-2004 for 90% of occupied space 3) What of the following is true regarding the use of CO2 Monitors to achieve EQ credit 1: Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring? (Choose Two) A. rate required by ASHRAE 62. Increase ventilation 30% above the min. EQ Credit 2 Increased Ventilation 5. Punch-list items B. Construct or renovate building on previously developed site AND in a community with a .2 Thermal Comfort. B. Some final touch-up cleaning C. Design the building project to comply with the mandatory provisions of ASHARA/IESNA Standard 90. Monitoring CO2 levels in occupied spaces provides feedback to the building occupants and operators so that they can make operational adjustments if the space become under ventilated E. As a primary member of the project team and a LEED AP.1 Thermal Comfort (Design) Two additional rooftop units have been added to your project’s design. Use a model to predict that room-by-room airflows will effectively naturally ventilate providing min.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 14 1) Which of the following operations may be ongoing during building flush-out and still be eligible for a point in EQ Credit 3.1-2005 D.2 Construction IAQ Management Plan: Before Occupancy? A. Verification D. EA Prereq 2 Minimum Energy Performance F.000 sq. Install filtration media with a Minimum Efficiency Reporting value (MERV) of 8 at each return air grille. Commissioning D. Using a single monitor is less expensive and more straightforward to implement therefore is always the best strategy when using CO2 monitoring to establish LEED credits. Increase ventilation 15% above the min. This building will have a vegetated roof. rate by ASHRAE 52. You are the LEED AP and will be in charge of facilitating the rest of the project team through the LEED process. EA Credit 6 Green Power E. You are a primary member of a project team to build a 4 story 80. CO2 Monitors can be placed 5' above the finished floor D. EQ Credit 7. an underground parking garage and the building will be fully naturally ventilated. ft. D. Controls installation 2.1-2004 C.2-1999. What requirements will you need for your project in order to attain EQ credit 2 Increased Ventilation? (Choose Two) A. office building that is seeking LEED Certification. Test and Balancing E.

D 7. EQ Credit 5. D 4. MR Credit 2.2 2004 C. Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring C. per acre net.000 sq. EQ Prerequisite 1. EQ Credit 1.minimum density of 60. SMACNA D. A project’s baseline case is used to compare the outcomes of specific green building strategies in order to evaluate their impact. EQ Creidt 4. The general contractor is in the bestposition to provide data and documentation for which of the following credits? (Choose three) A. Construction Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Management Plan 8. B. Thermal Comfort 9. Which of the following standards must be met to comply with EQ Credit 4. Option 1 B. E 10. Optimize Energy Performance F. Green Seal’s GS-11 7. D 6. For which of the following credits is it necessary to use a baseline case? A.1. Option 1 E.1. F 5. Green Power D.1. The mechanical engineer is typically responsible for providing documentation for which of the following credits? (Choose two). EA Credit 4. C 2. MR Prerequisite 1. F 8.000 sf ft LEED-certifiable day care facility is being built. C. It is important that the LEED consultant on each LEED project gather documentation for LEEDNC credits and inform all parties of their roles and responsibilities. controllability of Systems C. Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance B. ft. SCAQMD Rule #1168 E. B. Low-Emitting Materials? A. When requested by OSHA C. EQ Credit 4. Specifications include low-VOC adhesives and sealants. C . Low-Emitting Materials: Adhesives and Sealants E. EA Credit 1. Storage and Collection of Recyciables D. Optimize Energy Performance. A. A. Low Emitting materials: Adhesives and Sealants? A. A. B. Indoor air quality. A 15. Responsibilities for LEED-NC documentation are commonly divided among the design and construction team during the design development phase. At what point in the LEED documentation process is it necessary to submit cut sheets containing VOC data in order to meet EQ Credit 4. Construction Waste Management C. Enhanced Refrigerant management. ASHRAE 62. When requested by the commissioning agent B. EA Credit 1. EA Credit 6. B 3. A. D 9. 6. EA Credit 2.1-2004 B. EQ Credit 6. During initial LEED certification submittal Answers 1. Low-Emitting Materials D. SS Credit 6. D.1. natural ventilation and daylighting are primary design objectives. C. When audited by USGBC D. ASHRAE 62. EQ Credit 3. On-Site Renewable Energy E. Enhanced Refrigerant management 10. EA Credit 4. Stormwater Design: Quantity Control B.

Earth Dike C. Maximum initial illuminance value no greater than 0.30 horizontal and vertical foot candles at the site boundary and no greater than 0. This decision will assist your project in receiving a credit in SS 7.4 Alternative Transportation: Parking Capacity C.1 Site Development: Protect or Restore Habitat 3. Construct or renovate building within 1/4 mile of one or more stops for two or more public or campus bus lines usable by building occupants.10 horizontal and vertical foot candles at the site boundary and no greater than 0. Temporary Seeding B. This decision will assist your project in receiving a credit in SS 5.2 Site Development: Maximize Open Space B. You are a LEED AP and the LEED project administrator for a 100.2-1999 D. Mulching E.1 Heat Island: Non-Roof D. per acre net. What requirements must be met to achieve the SS Credit 2 : Development Density & Community Connectivity credit in terms of Community Connectivity? (Choose 3) A. What are the requirements for exterior lighting of a major city center zone? (Choose one) A. Maximum initial illuminance value no greater than 0.000 sq. C.01 D. ATSM E1903-97 4. B. Maximum initial illuminance value no greater than 0. Construct or renovate building in a community with a minimum density of 60. E. ft. This decision will assist your project in receiving a credit in SS 2 Development Density & Community Connectivity E.1-2004 C.000 sq/ft office building is attempting to achieve a credit in Alternative Transportation. 6. Permanent Seeding F. ASHRAE 90. The current designed parking lot meets but does not exceed the minimum local zoning . During the design phase you convince the owner to relocate the schools parking lot underground and put a vegetated scenic courtyard in its place. This decision will assist your project in receiving a credit in SS 5.LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 15 1.20 horizontal and vertical foot candles at the site boundary and no greater than 0. ASHRAE 55-2005 E. This decision will assist your project in receiving a credit in SS 4.01 B.000 sq/ft high school that is seeking a platinum certification. D. Your 50. What effect does this decision make on this project achieving possible LEED credits? (Choose Three) A.01 2. ASHRAE 62. Construct or renovate building with pedestrian access between the building and the services. ASHRAE 52. Which standard reference is associated with the energy standard for building lighting? A.1-2004 B.01 C. Sediment Trap D. Construct or renovate building within 1/2 mile of a residential zone or neighborhood with an average density of 10 units per acre net. What type of stabilization measures can be used to control sedimentation and erosion? (Choose 3) A. Construct or renovate building within 1/2 mile of at least 10 Basic Services.60 horizontal and vertical foot candles at the site boundary and no greater than 0. Maximum initial illuminance value no greater than 0. Silt Fence 5.

10. C. Roofing materials having a SRI value over 29 for 75% of the roof surface B. 10 spots D. Roofing materials having a SRI value over 78 for 50% of the roof surface D.000 sf.2 – Maximize Open Space. How many preferred parking spots for carpools and vanpools must you provide to your occupants to achieve this credit? A.500 sf D. C. D. Sediment Trap F.000 sf F. C 7. E. The Owner would like to provide open space area on the project site even though there is no local zoning requirement to do so. B 4. 20. Silt Fence E. 12 spots E. Turner Construction has been contacted by a developer about a project site that he is developing and is seeking LEED SS credit 7. Roofing materials having a SRI value over 78 for 75% of the roof surface E. Roofing materials having a SRI value of 75 for 30% of the roof surface C. Pavement materials with a Solar Reflectance and SRI of 32.000 sq foot office building with a low-sloped roof and an underground parking lot.1. Mulching C. D.5. Provide Open Grid pavement. 9 spots B.requirements and has 200 parking spots.000 sf E. Which of the following scenarios will allow your project to achieve a point for SS Credit 7.000 sf C. C. E 8. Your project is a 80. E 9. What is the minimum amount of open space required at grade in order to meet the requirements of Sustainable Sites Credit 5.000 sf per acre net. A. Earth Dike B. 7. D. B. B. As a LEED AP which three of the following are methods of achieving this credit ? A.000 sf B. Vegetated roof for 50% of roof surface 8. C 2. D 6. 25 of which are handicap spots. A. E 3. The project design includes vegetated roof area totaling 3. B 10. 13 spots 7. B. A. A. 4. 15 spots C. Answers 1. A. D. The project site area is 50.000 sf. Temporary Seeding D.2 Heat Island Effect : Roof? (Choose Two) A. E LEED AP Exam Practice Questions Batch 16 . None of the above 10. What type of structural measures can be used to control sedimentation and erosion? (Choose 3) A. Provide bituminous pavement using recycled rubber content for at least 50% of the hardscape area used on the project. Tree shading established within 5 years of occupancy for 50% of the site hardscape. Provide a vegetated roof have an area of at least 50% of the total building roof area. You are working on an urban project that is being built on a previously developed site and has a development density of 75. Permanent Seeding 9. E 5.

floors & roof E) Maintain 95% (by area) of existing walls. Temporary handrails made from hemp E. can be described as? (choose 1) Post-industrial content Post-consumer waste Pre-consumer waste Regional materials Certified wood 7. ISO 14021 8Which of the following would NOT be included as rapidly renewable materials in the calculation for MR Credit 6? (choose 2) A. Your project has documented that materials on your project are 23% Recycled Content. Which of the following could be used for Building Reuse Credit 1? (Pick 3) A) Limit the size of the addition to less than 2 times the square footage of the existing building. Wheatboard panels on lobby walls D. 2 C. Energy Policy Act of 1992 E. Which of the following standards relates to recycled content in Credit MR 4? (pick 1) A. True B. How many points can you expect to achieve under MR Credit 4? A. B) Maintain 50% (by cost) of the interior non-structural elements. A major renovation and addition to an existing building is looking for points for LEED. Excavated soils can be counted toward the total material diverted from a landfill when it is reused on site. False 4. 1 B. Linoleum flooring in kitchenette .2-1999 D. and crushed concrete can be counted in total material diverted from landfill when re-used on site? A. processing. Reduced environmental impacts from resource extraction. C) Maintain 50% (by area) of the interior non-structural elements. A.1-2004 C. ANSI/ASHRAE 52. crushed masonry. 4 E. which can no longer be used for its intended purpose. floors & roof 2. Bamboo flooring in conference room B. 5 6. D) Maintain 75% (by cost) of existing walls. False 3. ASHRAE 90. Reduced tipping fees B. Reduced demand for virgin materials D. All of the above 5. NIOSH 89-134a B. True B.1. 3 D. Reducing source control – reducing total waste generated C. True or false – Reclaimed asphalt. Waste material generated by households. Cotton insulation on hot water piping C. What are benefits of material diversion from landfills? (pick all that apply) A. and transportation E.

B. A. D . B 7.6% of building materials (divisions 2-10) are rapidly renewable. 0 B. 1 C. E 8. 2 D. How many points can you achieve under MR Credit 6? A.9. A 4. C. B 3. E 5. Your project can document that 4. E 2. Not enough information to provide answer Answers 1. B 6.

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