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LEED-NC v2.2 Last updated April 4, 2009
Section 1: Knowledge of LEED Credit Intents and Requirements (27 questions)
1. Which activities should be contained in separately exhausted spaces with negative pressure with respect to adjacent spaces, according to EQ Credit 5, Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control? (Choose two) A) ___ Copying/printing rooms B) ___ Foyers or entry rooms C) ___ Public restrooms D) ___ Commercial kitchens E) ___ Janitorial storage rooms 2. To meet EQ Credit 8.1 Daylight and Views, the calculation option requires that you achieve a minimum glazing factor of ___ in a minimum of ___ of regularly occupied spaces. The measurement option requires demonstrating illumination of ___ footcandles throughout ___ of regularly occupied spaces. A) ___ 5%, 75%, 20, 75% B) ___ 5%, 90%, 20, 90% C) ___ 2%, 75%, 25, 75% D) ___ 2%, 75%, 25, 90% E) ___ 2%, 75%, 20, 80% 3. Which of the following are requirements for EA Prerequisite 1, Fundamental Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems? (Choose three) A) Review contractor submittals applicable to systems being commissioned B) Develop Basis of Design C) Incorporate commissioning requirements into the construction documents D) Verify the installation and performance of commissioned systems E) Review building operation within 10 months after substantial commissioning 4. To calculate the baseline and design cases for WE Credits 1.1 & 1.2, Water Efficient Landscaping, which of the following are constants? (Choose two) A) ___ Irrigation efficiency B) ___ Microclimate factor
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C) ___ Species factor D) ___ Evapotranspiration rate E) ___ Density factor 5. Which of the following is not a Control Measure in SMACNA IAQ Guidelines for Occupied Buildings Under Construction, Chapter 3, as required in EQ Credit 3.1, Construction IAQ Management Plan? A) ___ HVAC protection B) ___ Pathway interruption C) ___ Dedicated exhaust D) ___ Scheduling E) ___ Source control 6. Products certified under which programs can help a project comply with EQ Credit 4.3, Low-Emitting Materials? (Choose two) A) ___ Green Seal B) ___ GreenSpec C) ___ Green Label Plus D) ___ Green-e E) ___ FloorScore 7. What are requirements of SS Credit 8, Light Pollution Reduction? (Choose two) A) ___ Interior lighting should be automatically controlled to shut off during non-business hours B) ___ Full-cutoff luminaires and shades must be used for all exterior lamps C) ___ Conformance with zoned requirements as given in IESNA RP-33 D) ___ Exterior lamps will meet a maximum 90% of the lighting power densities for exterior areas and building facades as defined by IESNA 8. A 20,000-square-foot structure is being built on an open 50,000-square-foot site. The applicable zoning ordinances have no open space requirements. The project should provide how many square feet of open space at a minimum to meet SS Credit 5.2, Site Development: Maximize Open Space? A) ___ 0 B) ___ 5,000 C) ___ 10,000 D) ___ 20,000 E) ___ 30,000
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Thermal Comfort: Design E) ___ EQ Credit 7.2. Construction Activity Pollution Prevention B) ___ SS Credit 1. Site Selection C) ___ SS Credit 5.1. whichever is more stringent C) ___ Prevent sedimentation of storm sewer or receiving streams D) ___ Prevent polluting the air with dust and particulate matter E) ___ Protect receiving stream channels from excessive erosion by implementing a stream channel protection strategy and quantity control strategies 13. Measurement & Verification D) ___ EQ Credit 7. Enhanced Commissioning C) ___ EA Credit 5. Green Power D) ___ EQ Credit 5.1. Alternative Transportation 12.9. What is not a requirement of SS Prerequisite 1. LEED Accredited Professional F) ___ SS Credit 4. Which credits require post-occupancy reviews? (Choose three) A) ___ EA Credit 1.2. Construction IAQ Management Plan E) ___ EQ Credit 8. What is the intent of SS Credit 5. Enhanced Commissioning B) ___ EA Credit 4. Which credit requires submission of photos demonstrating implementation of requirements? (Choose one) A) ___ SS Prerequisite 1. Site Development D) ___ EQ Credit 3.1. Daylight & Views 11. Optimize Energy Performance B) ___ EA Credit 3. Construction Activity Pollution Prevention? (Choose one) A) ___ Create and implement an Erosion and Sedimentation Control (ESC) Plan for all construction activities associated with the project B) ___ Conform to the 2003 EPA Construction General Permit or local erosion and sedimentation control standards. Site Development: Maximize Open Space? A) ___ Conserve existing natural areas and restore damaged areas to provide habitat and promote biodiversity. © BuildingGreen. LLC 2008 3 of 21 . Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control E) ___ ID Credit 2. Thermal Comfort: Verification 10. Which credits may require confirmation of a contracted service beyond completion of construction? (Choose three) A) ___ EA Credit 3.2. Enhanced Refrigerant Management C) ___ EA Credit 6.2.
What is an aspect of the LEED Accredited Professional’s role on a LEED project as defined in the intent of ID Credit 2. protect greenfields and preserve habitat and natural resources.000 square feet per acre net density D) ___ A 45. LLC 2008 4 of 21 . high-rise office and residential buildings. Rapidly Renewable Content? (Choose four) A) ___ Bamboo cabinets B) ___ Cotton-insulated ductwork C) ___ Landscaping plants with a less-than-10-year life cycle D) ___ Cork flooring E) ___ Rigid foam insulation with corn-derived binder F) ___ Composite wood using saplings culled from an FSC-certified forest G) ___ Straw-plastic composite decking H) ___ Maple flooring 16. LEED Accredited Professional? A) ___ To advocate for the best environmental choices possible on a project B) ___ To efficiently provide interpretations of LEED requirements when needed C) ___ To support an integrated design process D) ___ To ensure the integrity of the LEED process 15. C) ___ Provide a high ratio of open space to development footprint to promote biodiversity. In a value engineering exercise for an office building in a zoned commercial development.000 square feet per acre net density E) ___ Density required for provision of basic community services 17. are based on what? (Choose two) A) ___ A typical two-story downtown development B) ___ A typical urban mixed-used development density with retail. The project will definitely need to adjust calculations for compliance with which credits? (Choose two) © BuildingGreen. a heated and enclosed smoking pavilion located more than 25 feet away from building entrances. The requirements for SS Credit 2. Which of the following materials contribute to the rapidly renewable content calculation under MR Credit 6. and fresh air intakes has been removed from a project design. and city streets and parks C) ___ A 60.B) ___ Maintain open areas amid development to protect ecosystems and provide recreational space. D) ___ Channel development to urban areas with existing infrastructure. operable windows.1. Development Density. 14. The pavilion was to be constructed with no-added-ureaformaldehyde composite lumber. The owner wants to do the minimum necessary to comply with LEED credits that are being pursued.
EQ Credit 2. Innovation in Design C) ___ SS Credit 7.2. On-Site Renewable Energy Systems C) ___ EA Credit 5. Minimum Energy Performance B) ___ EA Credit 2. Using public transportation and promised access to a municipal parking garage. Low-Emitting Materials: Composite Wood C) ___ EQ Prerequisite 2. Development Density 19. Fundamental Commissioning 21. Heat Island Effect: Non-Roof D) ___ SS Credit 7. while still offering 10% more parking spaces than required by city ordinances.1. Increased Ventilation. You are required to provide what data for compliance with WE Credit 3. Stormwater Management: Quality E) ___ SS Credit 5. the project is able to demonstrate a quantitative reduction in automobile use. requires 30% increased ventilation above the minimum required rates for which ventilation system(s)? (Choose one) A) ___ Any ventilation system B) ___ Passive systems using some mechanical ventilation C) ___ Naturally ventilated systems D) ___ Active systems only 20. Water Use Reduction? (Choose three) A) ___ Dishwasher flow rates B) ___ Number of fixtures C) ___ Lavatory flow rates D) ___ Fixture model and manufacturer © BuildingGreen. Optimize Energy Performance.4 Alternative Transportation B) ___ ID Credit 1. Measurement & Verification D) ___ EA Credit 6.4. ETS Control D) ___ SS Credit 6. Through the implementation of multiple transport and parking options. a multi-use project is able to reduce its parking capacity by 55% compared with the original design. Increased Ventilation F) ___ EA Prerequisite 1. Documentation of compliance with EA Credit 1.2.2. Heat Island Effect: Roof E) ___ SS Credit 2.1. Heat Island Effect: Roof B) ___ MR Credit 4. Site Development: Protect or Restore Habitat 18. can also contribute to documentation of which credits? (Choose three) A) ___ EA Prerequisite 1. LLC 2008 5 of 21 . Which credit does the project comply with? (Choose one) A) ___ SS Credit 4.A) ___ SS Credit 7. Green Power E) ___ EQ Credit 2.
Fixed-intensity general lighting without consideration of specific tasks may be inexpensive from a first-cost basis. Controllability of Systems B) ___ EA Credit 1. On-Site Renewable Energy. A rainwater storage and supply system would most likely contribute to compliance with which credits? (Choose three) A) ___ SS Prerequisite 1. include which of the following? (Choose two) A) ___ Collection of organic waste B) ___ Specific sizing of recycling collection areas C) ___ Recycling areas should be within 200 yard of entrances D) ___ Collection of corrugated cardboard and paper E) ___ Collection of metal 26.1-2004 D) ___ CIBSE Applications Manual 10: 2005 24. Stormwater Control: Quantity C) ___ SS Credit 6. Innovation in Design. LLC 2008 6 of 21 . Requirements of MR Prerequisite 1. Enhanced Commissioning 25. in special occupancy situations 22.2. Construction Activity Pollution Prevention B) ___ SS Credit 6.E) ___ Default baseline reduction of 20% F) ___ Male-to-female ratio. for exemplary performance under EA Credit 2 B) ___ EA Credit 1. Optimize Energy Performance C) ___ EA Credit 6. Green Power D) ___ SS Credit 7.5% of a building’s energy needs would help a project comply with EA Credit 2. Heat Island Effect 23. and which other credit? A) ___ ID Credit 1. Stormwater Control: Quality © BuildingGreen. Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring.1-2004 B) ___ ASHRAE 55-2004 C) ___ ASHRAE 62. references which standard? A) ___ ASHRAE 90. Measurement & Verification E) ___ EA Credit 3. EQ Credit 1.1. Optimize Energy Performance C) ___ EQ Credit 8. Using rooftop photovoltaic panels supplying 18. Storage & Collection of Recyclables. but reliance on it may interfere with compliance with which credits? (Choose two) A) ___ EQ Credit 6. Daylight & Views D) ___ EA Credit 5.
LLC 2008 7 of 21 .D) ___ WE Credit 2. Recycled Content D) ___ MR Credit 3. You would likely refer to which standard in order to comply with SS Credit 3.1. Title 7. Volume 6. how is a greenfield defined? (Choose one) A) ___ A site that meets the requirements of SS Credit 2. Reduce Water Consumption 27. Innovative Wastewater Design E) ___ WE Credit 3.5 (citation 7CFR657. Section 657. You are calculating the glazing factor of a design to verify compliance with EQ Credit 8. Parts 400 to 699. Development Density B) ___ It is defined by the USDA in CFR. and met zoning regulations for protection of open space E) ___ It is defined by US CFR 40. Optimize Energy Performance C) ___ MR Credit 4. Parts 230–233 and Part 22 29. Whether a LEED certification project is a renovation or new construction would most affect compliance paths for which credits? (Choose two) A) ___ EA Credit 2. On-Site Renewable Energy B) ___ EA Credit 1. Which of the following should be included in your calculation? (Choose four) A) ___ Window areas B) ___ Effect of light shelves C) ___ Square footage of all regularly occupied spaces D) ___ Square footage of movable partitions located parallel to windows E) ___ Visible transmittance of windows F) ___ Effect of glare control G) ___ Geometry factor by glazing type © BuildingGreen. Low-Emitting Materials Section 2: Coordinate Project and Team (18 questions) 28. Materials Reuse E) ___ EQ Credit 4. Brownfield Redevelopment? A) ___ ASTM E1903-97 B) ___ CERCLA C) ___ 2003 EPA Construction General Permit D) ___ ANSI/ASTM-E779-03 30. For the purposes of the Site Selection section of LEED. Daylight and Views.5) C) ___ A site that is not previously developed or graded D) ___ A site that is has passed required local environmental reviews for development.
In researching the project’s site selection.31. To comply with EA Credit 5. church. there is a public housing project with 30 apartments located on two acres C) ___ Within a half-mile radius of the main building entrance is a downtown development with over a dozen basic services D) ___ A free public trolley system runs from the downtown to other surrounding developments. The general contractor on a project is working to help a project compile information to comply with MR Credit 2. Enhanced Refrigerant Management. LLC 2008 8 of 21 . Construction Waste Management. The project team for an Texas office building has decided to attempt compliance with SS Credit 2. with 50 stores. supermarket. Option ___ of IPMVP Volume III would be more suitable for buildings with a large number of interactive ECMs. Community Connectivity. and museum 32. to adjacent developments including the downtown F) ___ Among the stops of the trolley system running from your office park is a mall 1/3 of a mile away. Option 2 requires that the project team calculate what? (Choose two) © BuildingGreen. Measurement & Verification. beauty parlors. An office building in which most of the structure will be maintained is seeking LEED certification for a renovation. including restaurants. library. Which of these are necessary for credit compliance? (Choose three) A) ___ The main building entrance is within 3/4 mile walking distance of two public bus lines B) ___ A half-mile from the project. pharmacy. EA Credit 4. outpatient care facility. C or D 33. while Option ___ would be better for smaller buildings with isolated ECMs. bank. including your project’s office park E) ___ There is a direct path of sidewalks and crosswalks on the street your building is located on. IV B) ___ IV. D D) ___ D. (Choose one) A) ___ II. What information needs to be gathered in order to perform the credit calculations? (Choose one) A) ___ Cost of waste disposal B) ___ Weight of wood chips from site clearing diverted to landscaping C) ___ Tons of mixed waste sent to landfill D) ___ Weight of reused building structure 34. laundry. post office. B E) ___ A or B. II C) ___ B. you determine that all of the following are true for the project.
Optimize Energy Performance & EQ Credit 2. Low-Emitting Materials? A) ___ Complying instead with GS-11 B) ___ Assembling the doors in an area of the building under continuous ventilation with MERV 8 filters C) ___ Assembling the doors off-site D) ___ Not attempting compliance with the credit 38. Which credits should be submitted during the construction phase of a project? (Choose three) A) ___ EQ Credit 6. Onsite Renewable Energy & EQ Credit 6. Some LEED credits offer synergies with other credits.1. Plastics. FSCCertified Wood. Thermal Comfort B) ___ EQ Credit 4. That may be most true with which of the following? (Choose two) A) ___ EQ Credit 1. but some can work against each other. and Composites D) ___ Through the Chain-of-Custody (CoC) certification process 36. Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring & EQ Credit 6.2. Construction IAQ Management Plan © BuildingGreen. LLC 2008 9 of 21 . You are preparing the specifications for a project seeking to earn MR Credit 7. Regional Materials E) ___ EQ Credit 2. Controllability of Systems B) ___ SS Credit 2.A) ___ LCODP and LCGWP B) ___ Ozone-depletion potential of CFC refrigerants used C) ___ Ozone-depletion potential of Halons used D) ___ Pounds of refrigerant and tons of cooling required by the project E) ___ Refrigerant atmospheric impact 35. Development Density & MR Credit 5. you plan to use FSCcertified wood veneer for doors.1. Daylight & Views C) ___ EA Credit 1. Development Density & EQ Credit 8. What is the best approach relative to EQ Credit 4. Green Power 37. a millwork contractor insists on using adhesives that do not comply with SCAQMD Rule #1168. Increased Ventilation D) ___ SS Credit 2. Among other components of the building. In what division should you specify the FSCcertified doors? (Choose one) A) ___ Section 08 44 00: Wood Doors B) ___ Division 1: General Requirements C) ___ Division 6: Wood. In assembling doors on a project seeking LEED certification. Low-Emitting Materials C) ___ EQ Credit 3.
The project has already used $10.2. Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control 39. analytical model to predict key rates C) ___ Use heat recovery ventilators D) ___ Employ mixed-mode ventilation E) ___ Use the Exceptional Calculation Method F) ___ Specify displacement ventilation and occupancy sensors 41. and perform stormwater sampling following construction to demonstrate capture and treatment of 90% of rainfall B) ___ Provide list of structural controls. LEED Accredited Professional? (Choose two) A) ___ Provide a copy of the LEED AP certificate B) ___ Provide documentation with the design submittal C) ___ Provide list of project experience during last two years. LLC 2008 10 of 21 . You are in the design phase of a project attempting compliance with SS Credit 6. including LEED certification levels achieved or pending D) ___ List number of LEED AP’s on project E) ___ Give the name of the LEED AP’s company 42. Which are requirements for submittal documentation for ID Credit 2. Construction IAQ Management Plan E) ___ EQ Credit 2.D) ___ EQ Credit 3. Stormwater Design. and the Environmental Quality section. multi-zone.000 of © BuildingGreen. with a $900. The project team on a university building in the design phase wants to earn strong scores in both the Energy & Atmosphere section of LEED. Increased Ventilation F) ___ EQ Credit 5.2.000 materials budget.and post-development stormwater runoff quantity and quality E) ___ Demonstrate treatment of 90% average annual post-development TSS 40. has been asked to specify materials that will ensure achievement of MR Credit 6. The civil engineer should do what relative to documenting compliance with the credit? (Choose two) A) ___ Implement selected BMPs. What strategies would you recommend to help balance the key objectives in each of these two sections? (Choose two) A) ___ Increase air changes per hour B) ___ Use a macroscopic. including a description of the pollutant removal of each control and the percent annual rainfall treated C) ___ Describe the function of each BMP used and the percent annual treated rainfall D) ___ Measure pre. The interior design firm on a $2 million LEED office building. Rapidly Renewable Materials.
cotton. tables. LLC 2008 11 of 21 . it also wants to coordinate the entire construction process as much as possible in advance to help ensure compliance with credits that can only be submitted for the construction submittal. and bamboo D) ___ The credit threshold has already been met 43. and $8.000 in armchairs.000 in bamboo flooring B) ___ $2.000 in cotton insulation. Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring D) ___ EQ Prerequisite 1. and bookshelves made from leather. you should be prepared to arrange a blower-door test to demonstrate compliance with which credit? A) ___ EA Credit 1. A project team for a 15. Increased Ventilation C) ___ EQ Credit 1. What material should the design team specify? A) ___ $8. Consistent definitions of the project boundary are necessary for compliance with which credits? (Choose three) A) ___ SS Credit 1. Development Density C) ___ SS Credit 4. Site Development E) ___ SS Credit 6.000-square-foot office building in a suburban office park wants to earn as many anticipated credits as possible during the LEED design submittal. Alternative Transportation D) ___ SS Credit 5. In which area of LEED does the latter concern predominate? (Choose one) A) ___ Sustainable Sites B) ___ Water Efficiency C) ___ Energy & Atmosphere D) ___ Materials & Resources E) ___ Environmental Quality 44.wheat-straw particleboard for exterior sheathing. As LEED coordinator for a project. Site Selection B) ___ SS Credit 2.000 in cork tile C) ___ $10. LEED is an acronym standing for: (Choose one) A) ___ Leadership in Environmental Energy Design B) ___ Leadership in Energy Efficient Design © BuildingGreen. Stormwater Management Section 3: Implement LEED Process (15 questions) 46. Optimize Energy Performance B) ___ EQ Credit 2. ETS Control 45. At the same time. wheat-straw particleboard.
Before submitting a CIR. An existing building undergoing a major renovation is most likely a candidate for certification under which LEED rating system? A) ___ LEED for New Construction B) ___ LEED for Existing Buildings C) ___ LEED for Core and Shell D) ___ LEED for Commercial Interiors 48. find an existing one that closely approximates your situation D) ___ Prepare a full project narrative for submittal with the CIR 50.S. Innovation in Design? (Choose four) A) ___ Identifying the proposed standards for measuring compliance B) ___ Identifying the intent of the proposed credit C) ___ Identifying the proposed requirement for compliance D) ___ Identifying the results of implementing the credit E) ___ Identifying the proposed submittals to demonstrate compliance F) ___ Identifying the proposed approach to credit achievement G) ___ Identifying the tiered achievement structure for the proposed credit 49. Green Building Council C) ___ A list of all credits approved through CIRs D) ___ Project narrative including three highlights E) ___ Photos or renderings of the project © BuildingGreen. What tool is most appropriate for assigning project team roles on a LEED project? A) ___ Design submittal B) ___ Construction submittal C) ___ LEED Reference guide D) ___ LEED Scorecard 51. Which are specific requirements for ID Credit 1. a project team may want to do all of the following except: A) ___ Self-evaluate whether the project meets the credit intent B) ___ Consult the LEED Reference Guide C) ___ Instead of submitting a new CIR. LLC 2008 12 of 21 . The following should be included with a project’s LEED application: (Choose three) A) ___ Building measurements with metric conversions B) ___ A check or credit card payment to the U.C) ___ Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design D) ___ Leadership in Energy-efficient Environmental Design 47.
but one point short of LEED Silver. it would achieve LEED _______. An owner of an 18. Innovation in Design. ID Credit 1. A compliance path using which standard would be most appropriate for this situation? A) ___ Advanced Buildings Core Performance Guide B) ___ Advanced Energy Design Guide C) ___ Building Performance Rating Method D) ___ ASHRAE 90. You have evaluated all of the credits except for _____________ and ____________.1-2004 55. You calculate that if the project achieves all of the available points in those credits. and selecting several other credits to audit. you have the option of doing the following: (Choose one) A) ___ Appealing the denied credits B) ___ Submitting documentation for additional credits C) ___ Suspending your submittal for up to 60 days to make minor construction repairs that would reverse one of the denials D) ___ Requesting an audit of the denied credits 53. LLC 2008 13 of 21 . Platinum © BuildingGreen. you are evaluating its likely LEED certification level.52. the USGBC issues a document denying you several credits. and found enough points to achieve LEED Certified. Early in the design phase of a project seeking LEED certification. Optimize Energy Performance.000-square-foot office building wants to earn as many points as possible under EA Credit 1. Which are conditions for submitting an appeal to LEED? (Choose three) A) ___ After a credit has been denied in the Final LEED Review B) ___ After a credit has been denied in the Preliminary LEED Review C) ___ Within 60 business days of denial D) ___ Upon paying $500 to USGBC per credit appealed E) ___ Upon submitting a project narrative and three project highlights 56. Energy Optimization. A) EA Credit 1. but cannot afford an energy modeling process. When can a project be referred to as LEED certified? A) ___ When a project has been registered with LEED B) ___ When the Final LEED Review is delivered C) ___ When the project team accepts the Final LEED Review D) ___ When the LEED certificate and plaque are delivered 54. As the project manager trying to earn every possible credit. Following submittal of a LEED application for a 10-story apartment building.
because compliance with ID Credit 1 depends on achieving the next incremental performance threshold E) ___ EA Credit 3. LLC 2008 14 of 21 . Heat Island Effect. and project type (office. What credits might you recommend on this project? (Choose three) A) ___ EQ Credit 8. Daylight & Views D) ___ None. Green Power C) ___ SS Credit 4. government) B) ___ LEED rating system (LEED-NC. etc. Low-Emitting Materials. Silver 57. education. Daylight & Views B) ___ WE Credit 3. mixeduse. LEED-EB. In what area can projects achieve ID Credit 1. Gold C) SS Credit 7. and the owner is concerned about added design costs. EQ Credit 4. with no prescribed threshold but through evaluation on a case-by-case basis? A) ___ Any credit in the Sustainable Sites section B) ___ WE Credit 3. For which credits do you need to calculate FTE building occupants? (Choose three) A) ___ EQ Credit 8. Increased Ventilation D) ___ SS Credit 4. EQ Credit 4. project size. The owner of a LEED project in a rural industrial development has decided to seek LEED certification just prior to the construction process. Innovative Wastewater Technologies 58. Optimize Energy Performance F) ___ WE Credit 2.) and project type C) ___ Project size and LEED rating system D) ___ USGBC membership and certification level being sought E) ___ Certification level earned 60. Building Reuse. Innovation in Design. Low-Emitting Materials. Enhanced Commissioning 59. Daylight & Views B) ___ EA Credit 6.2.3. Water Use Reduction C) ___ EQ Credit 8. Alternative Transportation E) ___ EA Credit 1. Alternative Transportation D) ___ SS Credit 4.B) ID Credit 1. Low-Emitting Materials. Water Use Reduction C) ___ EQ Credit 2. What are factors in determining a project’s cost for LEED certification? (Choose two) A) ___ USGBC membership. Gold D) EQ Credit 4.1. Alternative Transportation © BuildingGreen. MR Credit 1. Innovation in Design.
and Perform Technical Analyses Required for LEED Credits (20 questions) 61.2 & 1.000-square-foot historic building and seeking LEED certification for the resultant 50. a manufacturing facility in Oregon seeking LEED certification installs backup generators powered by cornbased biodiesel. According to EPA’s Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database. What is a valid reason for specifying this product? (Choose one) © BuildingGreen.1 Water Use Reduction D) ___ EQ Credit 1 Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring 62. and doors in the existing building are not suitable for its new use. Building Reuse E) ___ None of the above 63.E) ___ ID Credit 2. A product manufacturer recommends its product for the project in order to help you achieve EQ Credit 4. You will reuse 95% of the existing building structure.3. with capacity to provide 50% of the facility’s electricity needs. Which of the following credits would apply? (Choose one) A) ___ MR Credits 1. In order to ensure continuous operation of the assembly line. You are renovating and adding to a 15.4 Low-Emitting Materials.1. The facility is eligible for how many points in EA Credit 2. trim.3. Building Reuse C) ___ MR Credit 1. You are specifying materials for a LEED-certified school building. an average of 60% of the facility’s utility electricity comes from hydroelectric generation. 1. defraying 6% of the total materials cost. Building Reuse B) ___ MR Credit 1. but will be used in the addition. Building Reuse D) ___ MR Credit 1. LEED Accredited Professional Section 4: Verify.2 & 1.000-square-foot building.3. In what credit would an absorption chiller contribute to compliance? (Choose one) A) ___ EQ Credit 7.2 Thermal Comfort B) ___ EA Credit 4 Enhanced Refrigerant Management C) ___ WE Credit 3.1. On-Site Renewable Energy? A) ___ 0 B) ___ 1 C) ___ 2 D) ___ 3 64. Participate in. LLC 2008 15 of 21 . Many of the floors.
The owner wants to achieve additional credits and is asking for your advice. You are working on a project and the owner decided to pursue LEED certification after construction has already started. Installation of a vegetated roof with native and adapted plants would help the project achieve which credits? (Chose three) A) ___ SS Credit 3. and © BuildingGreen.4 D) ___ It is certified to Green Seal Standard GC-03 65. Stormwater Design D) ___ SS Credit 7.1 & 6. You are trying to document MR Credit 4. Recycled Content.A) ___ It has no added phenol-formaldehyde binders B) ___ It has no added urea-formaldehyde binders C) ___ It is approved by the LEED committee as meeting EQ Credit 4. Site Development C) ___ SS Credit 6. Heat Island Effect E) ___ SS Credit 7. including copper piping with 95% postconsumer recycled content. Heat Island Effect 68. A large downtown industrial building renovation project has met the requirements for SS Credit 2. ductwork with 25% pre-consumer recycled content. LLC 2008 16 of 21 .1. you may count what percentage of recycled content in the steel toward the credit? A) 0% B) 5% C) 25% D) 40% E) 80% 67. She tells you that all of her firm’s suppliers attempt to provide steel with 80% post-consumer recycled content or better. Using this information. Which of the following are valid criteria for achieving an innovation credit in a category not otherwise specifically addressed by LEED? (Choose 3) A) ___ A point was awarded for another project for the same innovation B) ___ The innovation includes an educational aspect C) ___ The process or specification is comprehensive to the project being certified D) ___ The formula developed for the credit is applicable to other projects E) ___ The project demonstrates quantitative performance improvements for environmental benefit 66. Development Density. Recycled Content. and considering materials for compliance with MR Credit 4.1 & 5. You are working on a LEED submittal.2. Brownfield Redevelopment B) ___ SS Credit 5. and have asked a representative of your supplier about the recycled content in the steel framing members.2.2.
1. Heat Island Effect F) ___ SS Credit 7. Building Reuse C) ___ MR Credit 2. and 75% of the wood used on the project that is FSC certified. Under which credit requirements could the project achieve a point for exemplary performance? (Choose two) A) ___ MR Credit 7. and 20 peak-use visitors.1. Fire suppression agents used in a building project might come under scrutiny for compliance with which credit? (Choose one) A) ___ EQ Credit 3. There will be a parking lot with 100 spaces. Enhanced Refrigerant Management D) ___ EQ Credit 1. It will put 95% of onsite parking in an underground garage covered with an extensive green roof. Which materials are eligible to contribute to the credit? (Choose one) A) ___ All of them B) ___ None of them C) ___ Only the ductwork and piping D) ___ Only the flashing E) ___ Only the piping 69. LLC 2008 17 of 21 . Construction Waste Management D) ___ MR Credit 6. An old mill is being renovated as a mixed-use facility. Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control F) ___ EA Credit 4. You determine © BuildingGreen. Low-Emitting Materials D) ___ EQ Prerequisite 1. Water-Efficient Landscaping C) ___ EA Credit 4. Enhanced Refrigerant Management 71.2. The new facility will divert 98% of the waste generated by the project. Your team is designing an office building with 200 full-time staff. Rapidly Renewable Materials E) ___ SS Credit 7. Bamboo flooring and paneling is specified that represents 11% of the project’s materials cost. Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control C) ___ EQ Credit 4.metal aluminum flashing with 5% pre-consumer recycled content. Certified Wood B) ___ MR Credit 1. Heat Island Effect 72. You are advising a LEED application for an office building in Los Angeles. Construction IAQ Management Plan B) ___ EQ Credit 5. 200 half-time staff. Minimum IAQ Performance E) ___ EQ Prerequisite 2. Heat Island Effect B) ___ WE Credit 1. Which credits should the project focus on to reduce the cooling load? (Choose two) A) ___ SS Credit 7. Internally generated cooling loads dominate design considerations. Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring E) ___ EQ Credit 8. Daylighting & Views 70.
In analyzing window geometry for EQ Credit 8. 6'. Enhanced Commissioning. above B) ___ 2'6". and providing them with nine designated spaces close to the main entrance B) ___ Providing five designated parking spaces for low-emitting or fuelefficient vehicles C) ___ Providing three plug-in stations for electric vehicles anywhere in the parking lot D) ___ Ensuring that the company’s fleet of vehicles achieves a score of 40 or more in the ACEEE guide E) ___ Providing ZEV-classified vehicles for five occupants. The owner has determined. through an analysis by his facilities manager. below. as an alternate compliance path © BuildingGreen. below 74. is cost-prohibitive. above.that you could meet the requirements for SS Credit 4. and glazing _____ that height range is considered ideal for contributing to the credit requirements. below D) ___ 3'. above. Alternative Transportation. A) ___ 3'. by doing the following: (Choose three) A) ___ Providing ZEV-classified vehicles for nine occupants. has hired you during a major renovation to help the project achieve LEED certification.1. The owner of a large Atlanta building. LLC 2008 18 of 21 .3. Windows _____ that height range are not considered to contribute to the credit at all. You advise performing what measures? (Choose two) A) ___ Submitting a CIR giving the details of the facilities manager’s analysis B) ___ Obtaining a third-party audit of the economic feasibility of upgrading the plant showing payback of greater than 10 years C) ___ Reducing the total leakage over the remaining life of the chiller to less than 10% of its refrigerant charge D) ___ Reducing annual leakage of the central system to 5% or less using EPA Clean Air Act procedures governing refrigerant management E) ___ Hiring a third-party commissioning agent to commission the chiller plant in compliance with EA Credit 3. Fundamental Refrigerant Management. windows from ___ to ___ are considered vision glazing. above C) ___ 2'6". and providing them with five designated spaces close to the main entrance F) ___ Provide 21 designated parking spaces for low-emitting or fuelefficient vehicles 73. connected to a central chiller plant. 7'6". 6'. He asks if it is possible to still comply with the credit. that upgrading the chiller plant to comply with EA Prerequisite 3. Daylight & Views. below. 7'6".
Looking for a low-cost alternative to new wood flooring for a multifamily housing project. Water Use Reduction? (Choose five) A) ___ Efficient horizontal-axis clothes washers B) ___ Efficient janitors sink C) ___ Waterless urinals D) ___ Efficient hand wash fountains in the gym E) ___ Reduction of water used during cooling tower blowdown F) ___ Efficient lavatory sinks G) ___ Use of rainwater for toilet flushing H) ___ Efficient dishwasher in the commercial kitchen 77. Stormwater Design? A) ___ Documentation showing conversion of the parking lot and entry road to pervious paving B) ___ Documentation that the post-development discharge rate and quantity is equal to or less than the pre-development values C) ___ Documentation that the post-development discharge rate and quantity is at least 25% less than the pre-development values © BuildingGreen. Regional Materials F) ___ MR Credit 7. Building Reuse B) ___ MR Credit 2.000 square feet. The flooring can contribute to compliance with which credits? (Choose two) A) ___ MR Credit 1. Construction Waste Management C) ___ MR Credit 3. Recycled Content E) ___ MR Credit 5.75. Development Density? (Choose three) A) ___ Performing a calculation to normalize the project site shape B) ___ Locating basic services within one mile on an aerial map C) ___ Finding the project site area in acres D) ___ Finding the site area of neighboring properties in acres E) ___ Finding the area of neighboring roads and rights-of-way in acres 78. A residential high-rise uses all of the following strategies or fixtures to reduce potable water use. Materials Reuse D) ___ MR Credit 4. Which can contribute to compliance with WE Credit 3. Certified Wood 76. you find that you can meet about half of the project’s needs with wood salvaged from a tear-down taking place across town and that was heading for the landfill. and an impervious parking lot and entry road of 35. What steps are necessary to comply with SS Credit 2. LLC 2008 19 of 21 . a building footprint of 20. A major renovation project is taking place on a site of 120.1.000 square feet. Which is a valid way to document compliance with SS Credit 6.1.000 square feet.
D) ___ Documentation showing that 75% of the roof area has been converted to vegetated roof. The materials used to achieve this credit may also be applied to which other credit? A) ___ MR Credit 5. Low-Emitting Materials? (Choose one) A) ___ Not attempt credit documentation B) ___ Add several coats of low-VOC sealant over the specialized coating to encapsulate the noncomplying coating C) ___ Submit a CIR D) ___ Factor the VOC emissions into the design-case budget 80. Construction Waste Management C) ___ MR Credit 4. LLC 2008 20 of 21 . Regional Materials B) ___ MR Credit 2. that is impractical to remove from the building. Recycled Content D) ___ MR Credit 3. Materials Reuse E) ___ MR Credit 1.2. Building Reuse © BuildingGreen. Materials Reuse. The project team should take what approach to EQ Credit 4. and that 50% of the parking has been moved underground 79. A renovation project is attempting MR Credit 3. The coating is not available in a low-VOC formulation. A specialized coating is needed for encapsulating a hazardous material encountered in building reuse.
LLC 2008 21 of 21 .Answer Key Section I 1) AE 2) C 3) BCD 4) BD 5) C 6) CE 7) AC 8) C 9) BCE 10) D 11) ACD 12) E 13) C 14) C 15) ADEG 16) AC 17) AE 18) B 19) B 20) ABD 21) CDF 22) B 23) C 24) AB 25) DE 26) BDE 27) BD Section II 28) C 29) A 30) ACEG 31) BCE 32) D 33) C 34) AD 35) A 36) BC 37) C 38) BCD 39) BC 40) CF 41) AE 42) A 43) D 44) D 45) BCD Section III 46) C 47) A 48) BCEF 49) D 50) D 51) BDE 52) A 53) C 54) A 55) ADE 56) B 57) BDF 58) C 59) CE 60) BCE Section IV 61) B 62) E 63) A 64) B 65) CDE 66) C 67) BCE 68) D 69) AE 70) F 71) CD 72) ABC 73) B 74) BD 75) CE 76) BCDFG 77) ACD 78) B 79) D 80) A © BuildingGreen.
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