Chapter1: Green Buildings 1. What does LEED stand for? Leadership in Energy & Environment Design 2.

Which was the first LEED Platinum rated building in India? CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre 3. Which website can you get information about green buildings and the Indian Green Building Council? 4. Which credit and how many points are awarded to a project with IGBC AP as a principal design team member Innovation , one point 5. Who can become members of IGBC? Any organisation (Arch, consult, Builder, instituiton etc) 6. Which member of the team needs to be a IGBC member for the project to claim the discount? Owner 7. Name the 4 Green rating systems available in India through IGBC, and which year these were launched? LEED India New construction -2007 LEED India core & shell in 2007 IGBC green Homes-2009 IGBC Green Factories -2009 8. What is the most recommended time for a project register for rating through IGBC? Initial Design Stage 9. At which stage should a project select the rating system the project will be following? Feasibility study 10. Where can the fees be found for registration / certification for an IGBC rating system? and Particular rating page 11. Which area should not be considered in calculation of fees? Parking area 12. What is the next stage after the registration form is submitted on IGBC website? CIR 13. What does the project team receive after a project is registered with IGBC? Reference guide & Leed India templates 14. What is a CIR? Credit Interpretation Ruling 15. What steps should you take before filing a CIR? Check the intent, requirement, calculation details in reference Guide Check the previously logged CIR¶s in the CIR page of IGBC website Submit a CIR 16. With registration, how many CIR¶s does project receive for free and how much do subsequent CIRS cost? 2 free & beyond this 5000 per CIR 17. Where can you find other project CIR¶s? 18. What is Pre Certification? To market the project, apply for the leed rating proposed with submittals. 19. Which rating systems can you apply for Pre certification? Leed India Core & shell & IGBC Green homes 20. Can a project be denied credits in pre certification submittal? Yes.

Is there a discount for IGBC members? Yes 30. If a project is achieving 45 credits and missing one pre requisite. what are the options for a project team? Accept or appeal 34. How many copies (soft & hard) of documents need to be sent to IGBC? 2 sets Soft copy . Who reviews an Appeal? What documents should be submitted? Other than the first reviewed party all relevant documents related to that credit alone with All drawings & narration (original submittal for the credit) 37. How long does a project team have to appeal 15 working days 35. Where are the fees available for certification and what are the fees based on? http://www.requires details from IGBC Raised by project team answered by IGBC Clarification-Project team reply for the IGBC preliminary review 39.igbc. Name the 2 stages at which on site inspection takes place? During construction before awarding the certificate 33.ft. How many credits / prerequisites does the IGBC verify on site? Up to six credits and/or prerequisites 32. How much time is given for project team to respond to Preliminary review? 30 working days 31.igbc. What are the contents of Preliminary Review report? CAA (Credit Accept Anticipated. Filled in Leed india Templates Calculations Fees 25. 29. How long does IGCB take to perform preliminary review? 30 working days 26. How much does an appeal cost? Rs.000/credit 36. How often should project team update IGBC on status of project after pre certification? Every 6 months 23. On receiving the final review.21. What is the difference between CIR and Clarification? CIR. 40. 27. On which website can you find the information on certified projects and accredited individuals of IGBC in India? http://www. can it still apply for certification? No 24. What items should be submitted with the application for certification? All building drawings. Pending & Denied 28. Award letter & metal plague & fees based on Sq. If a project achieves ³Gold´ rating in pre certification. What does a ³certified´ project receive from IGBC? Certificate. can it apply for Platinum in final certification? Yes 22. What is a clarification Reply of the Project team for the IGBC preliminary report of Pending & Denied credits.

000 sq. What is the minimum distance between site and wet land? 100 feet 16. Gold. What does erosion and sedimentation control helps to protect? Protect the top soil. What are the 4 levels of LEED certification a project can achieve? Platinum. chapter 1. Name any 10 basic services & what is the radius within which 10 basic services and residential is required for SSc2? . Sediment basin 11. crop. sodium Adequate & dependable water No rock or less rock 14. What types of sites are inappropriate for green buildings? Prime Farm land. Is development on parkland appropriate? No 17. Certified 3. Silt fencing. salt. least cost. Which type of projects can NC rating system be applied to? New projects / more 50% owner occupied 5. Silver. improve water quality 7. Who lists endangered species in India? Wild life institute of India 15. Is erosion and sedimentation control mandatory for a NC project? Yes 4. Within 100 feet of wet land (ENVIS) Habitat of endangered species (WII) & Public parkland 13. What is the minimum density onsite and in calculated radius to achieve SSC2? 1. Sediment trap. What are the different types of seeding? Temporary & Permanent 9. Name 4 structural controls to E&S? Earth dike. section -4 12.38 FAR ½ mile radius 60. air pollution reduce.Chapter 2: Sustainable Sites: 1. Which Indian standard is followed for Erosion & Sedimentation Control? NBC part 10. What are the 5 major chapters in LEED rating system? Sustainable Site/water efficiency / Energy & Atmosphere / Indoor Environment Quality / Material & Resources 2. What impact does mulching have? Retains moisture & protect top soil 10.ft / acre 18. HVAC & Electrical system) 6. What is a farmland? Produce crops with less damage to resources. Best place for produce food. Is addressing construction stage for erosion & sedimentation sufficient? No 8. What is a major renovation? More than 50% renovation (Envelope. Acceptable acidity/alkalinity.

How can we minimize site disturbance in a Green Field site? By use less area for construction work. A site should exceed local open space requirement by XX% to achieve SSC5. hospital. What is the intent of encouraging alternative fuel vehicles? To reduce pollution from automobiles /save fuel 23. library.1 . How can TSS be reduced before recharge? Harvesting pit 34. pharmacy. public transportation access? ½ mile Rail line or ¼ mile Bus Stop with min. Higher 37. How much area of site should have vegetation to achieve SSC5. Day care. What are requirements if Alternative fuel vehicles are provided? 3 % of occupancy & preferred parking 24. 36. How do High SRI roofs help in Green Buildings? reduce the heat transfer to building 39.3root (acre x 43560) 19. parking in basement. What is a site with environmental or chemical contamination called? Brown field 20. school. less disturbance to vegetation 28. beauty parlour.2? 25% 30. fitness centre & Museum . laundry. fire station. Define ³preferred parking´ Parking nearer to entrance. Which standard is followed for calculating LPD for exterior lighting? Ashrae 90. What are the requirements if recharge stations are provided? 3% of parking capacity 25. What are the 2 options for Alt Trns C4. bus stop. White coating. How do Green Roofs greatly help to reduce Heat Island Effect? Green roof reduce the heat transfer/ gain 38. What does SRI stand for? Is higher or lower SRI better to prevent heat island? Solar Reflectance Index . What is the intent of ³Light Pollution Reduction´ credit? Remove up lights and reduce ompact on nocturnal environments 40. Concrete. cleaners. grocery. park. R=. core. post office. next to handicapped parking 27.1? 50% 29. community centre. brick 31. How many bus stops and bus lines are required to achieve the credit? 1 stop with min. Theatre.Hotel. senior care facility. What is TSS? Total suspended solid 33. 2 bus lines 21. Name any 4 strategies to prevent Heat Island Effect on non roof areas? Gardening. Is it better to meet or exceed the local parking requirements? Meet (Not to exceed) 26. parking under shades. place of worship. Run off coefficients are higher for which materials? Asphalt. In any development should post development run off be higher or less than pre development run off? Should be less than 32. bank. What does Heat Island effect mean? Thermal gradient difference b/w developed & non developed area 35. 2 buses 22.

What is Xeri-scaping? Usage of desert plant/dry Landscape 9. Name any 3 ways to reduce amount of waste water generated in a building? Use STP treated water . What are BOD and COD and who decides the allowable limits? Biochemical oxygen demand. Reduce potable water use for building sewage by 50% by use of non potable water Treat 50% waste water onsite to tertiary standards.Chapter 3: Water Efficiency: 1. Name some types of efficient irrigation systems? Drip irrigation . low flow fixtures. litre per flush 5. surface water to Rain water harvesting pits 8. Ac make up water 3. What is the minimum % of potable water quantity is to be reduced to achieve the credit on water efficiency in air conditioning systems? 50% 14. Why are native landscape considered green? They don¶t need special care much of water. How long is it acceptable to use temporary irrigation system when the project is attempting to completely eliminate the use of potable water consumption credit? 1 year 12. integrate building with local ecology 10. sprinkler irrigation 11. LPM and LPF stand for? Gallons per flush. What is RBTS and which water can be treated using this system? Reed Bed Treatment system. Treated water must be infiltrated or used on-site 16. What are appropriate ways to recharge roof and ground storm water? Roof water to open wells. Which are the 2 options to achieve the ³innovative waste water technologies´ credit? Reduce potable water for sewage by 50% by using non potable water (or) treat 50% waste water to tertiary standards 15. What is the standard pressure at which toilet fixtures should be measured? 80 PSI (Piunds per square inch) 4. reduce the waste water generation (Ground water protection /less . Toilets. What is potable water? Drinkable water 2. What is the intent of the ³water use reduction´ credit? Maximise water efficiency. What does GPF. litre per minute. waste water 6. Name the 3 largest consumers of water in a typical building? Irrigation. Gallons per minute. chemical oxygen demand & PCB 7. GPM. What type of air conditioning systems utilizes water? Water cooled 13.

What are dual flush toilets? Toilets with 2 flow rates 20. Which standard is followed for energy calculation / simulation? ASHRAE 90. Shading co-efficient. Al powder. lime. Which consultant is responsible for energy efficiency? All (Arch. water less urinals 18. What is LPD? Light power density 14. under deck. wall. What are the options for improving wall U-value? Brick wall with insulation. Mention any 3 ways to improve efficiency of lighting systems? . What are the major consumers of energy in a building? AC.6 GPF at 80 psi 19. What are the 3 properties of glass considered while selecting glazing? U. MEP. What is the standard flow for a WC? 1. What are the units of U value? And is higher / lower better? Btu/hr/ft2/0F or W/m2/ 0K. insulation sandwiched 10. Lower is better.) 4.usage of water) 17. BMS 13. Which fixtures are considered for calculating water use reduction in a building? Water efficient fixtures. owner etc. How do aerators help in flow fixtures? Maintain pressure & reduce the water usage 4: Energy & Atmosphere 1. light. fans 2. Which is ideal orientation for building in terms of energy efficiency? Longest space facing north south 5. heat recovery wheels. What do SC and SHGC stand for? What is the conversion factor? SC: Shading co-efficient & SHGC: Solar heat gain co efficient 8. What are AAC blocks and which component is ³recycled content´? Autoclaved Aerated Concrete blocks (with fly ash. occupants 3. water). lights power equipment. or ECBC whichever is more stringent 12. brick wall with air cavity. High COP.. VLT 6. Name any 3 methods to improve efficiency of AC system? Water cooled chiller. Vent.1. What are components that add to heat gain in a building? Glass. fly ash 11. 7. economiser. power equipments. fly ash bricks. What are the types of roof insulation? Over deck. cement. VFD. Hollow blocks. AAC blocks 9.

Development and implement a commissioning plan. 25. % of renewable energy is calculated in comparison to« Total energy consumed in the building 28. Hydro. Which are the 2 methods to prove compliance with ASHRAE / ECBC? Prescriptive & whole building performance (simulation) 24. individual control 15. HFC. What are the benefits of commissioning? Cross checking all are as per documents & design. To ensure equipments are designed. MEP services. Hydro Chloro Fluoro Carbon. Can a member of the project team do fundamental commissioning? Yes if less than 50000sqft 19. Who performs additional commissioning? Third party 29. installed & calibrated as intend 17. Wind. etc. What does CFC. Occupancy sensor. Which data is required to do energy modelling? All data ± Arch. What is Green Power? . What is fundamental commissioning? Agent to review design intent Incorporate commissioning requirement in the documents Develop commissioning plan During construction: ‡ Verify installation ‡ Functional performance ‡ Training. What stage is commissioning agent hired and how long is his role in project? Initial Stage of construction & up to one year after occupancy 30. renewable energy? Produced at site (2. 18. operation & maintenance documentation ‡ Commissioning report Basically a plan. HCFC.5% 5% & 7. Which standards must be met to achieve ³minimum energy performance´ prerequisite? ECBC/ASHRAE 90. Day light sensor. landscape.Natural lighting. How many points are available for energy efficiency in LEED NC Rating? 10 23.5%) 27. Global Warming Potential 21. glazing. What is the intent of eliminating the use of CFC in HVAC & R systems? Prevent ozone depletion & global warming 22. ODP and GWP stand for? Chloro Fluoro Carbon. checking the equipments designed & commissioned properly. Hydro Fluoro Carbon. What are requirements of ³measurement & verification´ credit? IPMVP (International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol) document to be verified & to be checked for 1 year after occupancy Third party will do measurement & verification during occupancy. 32. biogas 26. What are the requirements for energy produced to be claimed under EAC2. What are examples of Renewable energy? Tidal. Solar. Which protocol outlines requirements for preventing ozone depletion Montreal protocol 31.1 20. What is BMS? Building management System 16. Ozone Depletion Potential.

Exterior wall. false ceiling . floor deck. card board. What is additional commissioning ? ‡ 3rd party to review design intent ‡ Contractor submittal verification ‡ Re commissioning management plan ‡ Post occupancy review Chapter 5: Materials & Resources 1. foundation 5. roof deck. What are the 5 materials (at a minimum) that a building occupant should have the appropriate bin to dispose off. How much of building energy load should be green power? 50% 34. Are windows shell or non shell? Non shell 7. 4. basement wall. In addition to bins. doors. roof. Heat Recovery Wheels & Economizers? Variable Frequency Drive : Give the A/c as per the requirement/ person so energy reduced Heat Recovery wheel: for pre cooling the fresh air using waste exhaust air which is at comparatively lower temperature (for energy conservation) Economizers : Supply fresh air when required (occupant) 36. wooden flooring Structure-column. what else needs to be incorporated in the design of the building? Space to earmarked. in a green building? Paper. Non Shell and Structure? Shell. What is the goal of Construction waste management? . plastics 2. What is the intent of Building Reuse credit? Extent the life of the existing building & reduce construction waste 6.Producing renewable energy off site 33. Name any 3 building elements that categorize as Shell. Is ³Storage & Collection of Recyclables´ for during construction or post occupancy? Post occupancy 3. What are VFD¶s. What are thermal breaks? Air gap between windows to reduce the heat conduction act as insulation is thermal break 35. glass. beam. framing Non shell-windows. metal. Centralised space to located.

12. gypsum 14. How is construction waste measured and what is is the % to be achieved for 1 & 2 points? For 50% ± 1 point & 75% ± 2 and above 95% exemplary 1 point 11. Can a material be taken in rapidly renewable and certified wood credits? Yes . Name any 5 materials that would be considered construction waste? Brick. wing. From where is the radius for local materials calculated? From site 19. Define manufacture and extraction? Final assembling place is Manufacture Raw material extraction ± initial ± Extraction 18. 23. The forest is well managed. reduce the waste. cement bags. glass. MDF (Medium Density Fibre board). furniture¶s. How many years is the harvesting cycle considered as ³rapidly renewable´? Less than 10 years 20. What does FSC stand for? Forest Stewardship Council 22. 25. Name 3 examples of Resource Reuse? Brick. What are the types of recycled content? Give some examples Post consumer ± bottle-glass. [Eucalyptous. Some examples of rapidly renewable? Bamboo. reduce transportation. What is allowable distance for a material to be ³local´ 500 miles (800 km) 17. pollution. steal. straw. paper. Aeroplane tyre. cotton.Avoid the construction lead to landfill. 10. wool] 21. How is FSC wood better than un-certified wood? The wood is not better than normal wood. 9. Can a material be counted in Building and Resource reuse? No. 24. steel. What certificate is required for credit compliance for FSC wood? Chain of custody. recycle it properly 8. What is the intent of local / regional materials credit? Encourage local economy. Is sand a construction waste? No. 16. What is the average recycled content % of steel and glass? Steel ± 20-25% Glass ± 10-15% 15. plastics Post industrial ± Fly ash. How the value of resource reuse calculated and what is is it compared to for achieving points? The price of the actual (new item) ± 5% of building material cost ± 1 & 10% -2 13.

What is the intent of the ³indoor chemical & pollutant source control´ credit? Avoid exposure of building occupants to hazardous. Name the 4 categories of low VOC materials required by LEED? Adhesives. Which standard is used for Construction IAQ? SMACNA. Which locations are inappropriate for fresh air intakes? Not near to exhaust areas. What is the benefit of monitoring CO2 in a space? Increase the fresh air 8. What is ETS? What is the intent of this credit? Environmental Tobacco Smoke. Carpet 17. tile adhesive. by natural fresh air for 2 weeks Ac operation & replace the MERV 8 14. 6.Chapter 6: Indoor Environmental Quality 1. What standard is followed for Minimum Indoor Environmental Ventilation requirements? ASHRAE 62. What % better than ASHRAE should be achieved to get credits and for what % of spaces? 30% for 90% spaces 10. What is CFM? Cubit Feet per Minute 4. What are the 2 options for meeting ETS requirements? Declare building as No Smoking Provide dedicated smoking area with proper ventilation (to be maintained under ±ive pressure) 7. What does VOC stand for? Volatile Organic Compound 16. What is Building Flush Out and when is it done? Before occupation. What is best location for CO2 sensors in terms of spaces and height? From floor between 3 ft 6 ft 9. irritation 15. Green label plus 19. Which standard is followed for carpets and carpet adhesives? Carpet & Rug Institute. cooling tower 5. Use phenol formaldehyde 20.1 2. ETS. Fire sealants 18. Name 4 adhesives & sealants in a building? Carpet adhesive. What is the benefit of a Construction IAQ Plan? Well being of construction workers / occupants Protection of equipments 11. What are the standards outlined in ASHRAE 62. Sealants & primer. AC Insulation adhesive. parking garage. Which resin is not allowed in Wood & Agrifiber products? Mention any other resin? Urea formaldehyde ± not allowed. chemical pollutants & dusts . What is MERV and where is it used? Minimum Efficiency reporting Value ± this is filter media used in AHU 13.Sheet Metal & Air conditioning Contractors National Association 12.1? Ventilation standrards 3. What is the benefit of using low VOC materials? Prevent exposure of chemical toxicants. Architectural sealants. Avoid the exposure of ETS to occupants/non-smokers. Paints & coating.

Define exemplary performance? . below which corrective action needs to be taken? 80% 31. When must the verification survey be conducted? 6-18 months 30.21. ETS. 22. To achieve the credit. thermostat. 32. What are the advantages of providing ³Controllability of systems´? Save energy. 4. Example of controllability of systems. What % of space should meet minimum daylight requirements? 75% of regularly occupied area 34. What is the minimum % of occupants should satisfied with thermal conditions. copier. What is the benefit of natural daylight? Energy saving & conservation 33. Green house keeping. What are the standards for operable windows? 10 ft either side of the window and 20 ft inside the window. What are the focus areas of ASHRAE 55? Thermal comfort : Temperature & Humidity control 29. what is the MERV value credit? MERV-13 23. 27. Amount of glass in comparison to floor area. lighting? BMS . Mention any 3 innovations in a green building? Green education. What types of rooms require independent ventilation? Chemical. Car pooling. Which standard is followed for Thermal comfort credit? Ashrae 55 28. Which areas are to provide the controllability? Regularly occupied areas 26. Facilitates individual thermal & lighting controllability 24. 25. What is the % of spaces to have indoor ± outdoor connection 95% Chapter 7: Innovation & Design 1. What topics are covered in innovation & design chapter? Innovative performance in Green Building categories not specifically addressed by LEED also it provides one point if IGBC AP is involved 2. What does daylight factor depend on? VLT. Automatic sensors . What is ³Innovation´ in a green building rating system? Doing something new which were not related to any of the credit system 3. What is the height between which views are possible through glazing? 2¶6´ to 7¶6´ 35.

Composite. What is CRI & Green Label certification? Carpet & rug institute ±are the certifying authority Green Label plus requirements ±Certificate for carpet 1. What is covered in NBC Part 10. 5.1. 10. What are the 5 climate zones in India per ECBC? Hot dry. What is maximum glazed area (% of gross wall area) in prescriptive approach? 60% 8. Section1. who should be a LEED AP to achieve the point in LEED rating system? Consultant. At a minimum. 95% to 100 % FSC wood . reducing or salvage more than 95% construction waste. Design team member Chapter 8: Green Building Codes 1. and Chapter 4? Control of erosion & sedimentation control 2. 95% lighting energy reduction by day light views 6. What are materials with recycled content? Materials which have a certain amount of waste product or recycled product included in the manufacturing process. Which topics are covered in ASHRAE 62. What does ECBC stand for? Energy conservation building code 3. What is ASHRAE 55 and what topics are covered? Thermal comfort : Temperature & humidity control 14. refrigeration & air-conditioning Engineers. . Lighting.Meeting more than specified in the credit limit 5. What are the building systems covered under ECBC? Ac. optimizing energy performance 11. more than 50%(95%) roof garden . cold 9. What are 2 approaches for Energy Conservation? Prescriptive & whole building performance (simulation) 7. warm humid. What is SMACNA? Which credit does it apply to? Sheet Metal & Air conditioning Contractors National Association & Construction IAQ credit 13. Not mandatory 4. More than 20% regional material. temperate. Envelope. hot water system. which are the applicable credits? Energy . To which projects can ECBC be applied? Moe than 500kW connected load or 600kva contract demand or 1000 sq. Mention any 3 credits which could qualify for exemplary performance? 100% AC make up water from Treated water.1. What does ASHRAE stand for? Americal seceity of Ac space 6. architect. more than 10% (15%) recycle content. which are the applicable credits? Indoor environment quality 12. Who developed the ECBC? Is it mandatory? BEE ± Bureau of Energy Efficiency. Which topics are covered in ASHRAE 90.

What is the intent of roof garden? Roof garden reduces heat island effect and also reduces conductive heat gain by increasing insulating property of roof 12. 100fet of wetland & parkland 5. Why do walls in a building need to be insulated? Reduce heat transfer / gain through conduction 4. What does recycling construction debris encourage? Prevents waste being sent to landfill. What does Evapo-transpiration refer to? ` Evapo transpiration is loss of water by plants due to evaporation and transpiration 7. as long as total LPD is below ASHRAE 17. How do VFD¶s assist in green buildings? Variable Frequency Drives regulate air conditioning per requirement / occupancy and hence reduce energy consumption 9. What are factors determining IAQ? Fresh air. where one space can have higher LPD and one less. Work from home encourages what culture? Mixed use buildings with reduced travel (hence fuel & pollution) from travel 3. RWH calculations should be according to which parameters? Rainfall. CFL is good replacement for? Incandescent bulbs. What is silt fencing? Silt fence helps to prevents erosion & sedimentation by trapping silt from running water 15. 24. endangered species. halogens 21. U Value or SHGC is important for a building in tropical climate should be? Both are important. Trade off in LPD is accepted when? Whole building method. Also reduces waste and encourages onsite reuse 11. savings in energy 20. What principle does composite toilet work? Use of bacteria to treated organic waste and it can be reused as compost. Why are lighter shades of paint preferred? Reflect away heat rather than conducting. What is the broad objective of using low VOC? Reduced exposure of occupants to toxic chemicals resulting in respiratory and discomfort 6. & daylight 19. What are the ideal location of CO2 sensors 3¶-6´ above floor : breathing zone 14. Aerobic. Which of the following are appropriate sites? Should not be farmland. What are Green Woods? Green wood can be FSC certified or rapidly renewable 16. VOC & contaminants. site imperviousness 18.2. Waterless urinals help in what? Reduces water used for sewage conveyance 23. What are Non shell elements? . reduced heat island effect 10. What is the benefit of providing Individual controls to occupants? Adjust personal climate. When should fresh air be pumped into the space? When co2 levels are raised due to human occupancy 13. What causes SBS? Sick Building Syndrome ± poor indoor environment quality and inadequate fresh air 22. no chemicals 8.

Economizers work in what principles? Supplying fresh air only when rooms are occupied. Could certification be achieved if the project gets maximum credits. Runoff co-efficient for asphalt is low or high? High 28. sediment traps 29. less VOC and toxins which result in respiratory issues 27.Non Shell: doors. Maximum post development storm water run-off should be? Less than pre development run off 36. Objective for purchasing products with recycled content? Encourage recycling and use of recycled materials in manufacture process. RBTS best to treat which water? Reed Bed Treatment System for waste water 31. What happens to the water flow in faucet when pressure is decreased? Water flow is decreased 39. What does the project team do when they have failed in getting a particular credit and they are confident in getting? Appeal 43. not the one who reviewed first time 45. Less VOC can cause what difference to occupants? Better air quality. Examples of Post industrial recycled content? Fly ash. Installing moisture sensors in landscapes helps in? Supplying water for landscape only when required (soil becoming dry) 38. What does the project team do when there is a challenge in the interpretation of a credit or prerequisite? Submit CIR 42. cacti and hard materials. What is the percentage of recycled content in steel? 20 ± 25 % for steel 33. steel 35. How much time does IGBC takes for 1st Review? . sediment basin. What are stabilization using structural controls? Using structural controls to prevent sedimentation: silt fence. Building orientation is crucial why? Reduced heat gain by longer axis facing north south 34. co2 sensors 40. What are Xeriscapes and what are the benefits? Landscape using minimum plants. If the building is predominantly factory with other offices spaces attached to it what rating can we opt? Green factories IGBC 41. What causes failure in day-lighting? Inadequate glare control 26. partitions. reduce demand on virgin materials 32. windows 25. flooring. to reduce water consumption for landscape 30. Broad intent to design with daylight and view? Maximize indoor outdoor connection and reduce operation of artificial lights by using natural daylight 37. all pre reqs should be achieved 44. earth dikes. except for one perquisite? No. Who reviews the appeal? Different Assessor.

Can a project apply for platinum rating if its gold rating in pre-certified Yes 51.. Which is a brown field development? Contaminated site. Composite. What is the ASHRAE standard for ventilation? ASHRAE 62. Quantity of water required per head for domestic and non domestic usage (as per NBC)? 135 litres / person / day 50. landfill etc 63. What is the benefit of construction waste management? Prevent waste going to landfill 55. rapidly renewable wood or MDF (recycled content) 56.1 57. Temperate. Why we have to study the soil condition before landscape? Appropriate plants species and irrigation systems 52. ECBC has divided Indian into how many climate zones? 5 climate zone: Hot Dry. What happens if we increase the ventilation in a building more than the ECBC standards? Better IAQ (more fresh air) but increase in energy consumption 60. smoking areas. What is the intent in developing in a previously developed site? Reduce development of green fields and use sites within developed area rather than away from city 64. and no pollutant source 59. What does ENVIS concern about? ENVIS: wet lands 62. Green roof is installed to? Roof garden reduces heat island effect and also reduces conductive heat gain by increasing insulating property of roof 48. Oil grit separators are installed to: To filter oil in storm water run-off . Quantity of water required per head in a office building (as per NBC) 45 litres / person / day 49. Warm Humid. chemical or physical. ECBC is been devised by ECBC was devised by Bureau of Energy Efficiency BEE 65. What does ASHRAE 55 speak about? Thermal comfort: temperature and humidity 58. Follow whichever is MOST stringent 66. How does commissioning help? Ensures proper installation and functioning per design. identifies any installation mistakes 53. If there is substantial wood requirement in a building how to make it green? FSC wood. What happens if the local control regulations are stringent than the ECBC or ASHRAE standards. Where should the location of fresh air intakes be in a building? Away from exhausts.30 days 46. Cold 67. What does SRI property in a material define? SRI is solar Reflectance Index. should be done by contractor and documented by taking photos 61. What is the interval in which the pre-certified project should be updated with IGBC 6 months 47. how much solar radiation is reflected 68. Which agency concern about construction IAQ management plan? SMACNA. CFC reduction/elimination in refrigerants helps in what? Reduce ozone depletion 54.

69. the project team Can appeal for review of the credit 71. The Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) is applicable to buildings or building complexes that have a connected load 500 kW or greater 70. If a credit point has been denied for a project and the project team feels they have complied with the credit requirement. Perform soil and climate analysis to determine the species of plants which will adapt best Reduce water requirement for landscaping .

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