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.

How much does an appeal cost? Rs. Name the 2 stages at which on site inspection takes place? During construction before awarding the certificate 40. On receiving the final review. Award letter & metal plague 38.igbc. can it apply for Platinum in final certification? Yes 22. If a project achieves ³Gold´ rating in pre certification. What items should be submitted with the application for certification? All building drawings. 29. How often should project team update IGBC on status of project after pre certification? Every 6 months 23. What is a clarification Reply of the Project team for the IGBC preliminary report of Pending & Denied credits. On which website can you find the information on certified projects and accredited individuals of IGBC in India? http://www. Is there a discount for IGBC members? Yes 30. How many credits / prerequisites does the IGBC verify on site? Up to six credits and/or prerequisites 32. what are the options for a project team? Accept or appeal 34. How long does a project team have to appeal 15 working days 35. 20. What are the contents of Preliminary Review report? CAA (Credit Accept Anticipated. 27.igbc.000/credit 36. Filled in Leed india Templates Calculations Fees 25.requires details from IGBC Raised by project team answered by IGBC Clarification-Project team reply for the IGBC preliminary review 39. Pending & Denied 28. can it still apply for certification? No 24. How long does IGCB take to perform preliminary review? 30 working days 26. What does a ³certified´ project receive from IGBC? Certificate.21. If a project is achieving 45 credits and missing one pre & fees based on Sq. 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. What is the difference between CIR and Clarification? CIR. How many copies (soft & hard) of documents need to be sent to IGBC? 2 sets Soft copy . How much time is given for project team to respond to Preliminary review? 30 working days 31. Where are the fees available for certification and what are the fees based on? http://www.

Who lists endangered species in India? Wild life institute of India 15. What is a major renovation? More than 50% renovation (Envelope. Is erosion and sedimentation control mandatory for a NC project? Yes 4. section -4 12. Within 100 feet of wet land (ENVIS) Habitat of endangered species (WII) & Public parkland 13. What impact does mulching have? Retains moisture & protect top soil 10. What does erosion and sedimentation control helps to protect? Protect the top soil. Name any 10 basic services & what is the radius within which 10 basic services and residential is required for SSc2? . air pollution reduce. Silver.38 FAR ½ mile radius 60. What types of sites are inappropriate for green buildings? Prime Farm land. What are the different types of seeding? Temporary & Permanent 9. Best place for produce food. What are the 4 levels of LEED certification a project can achieve? Platinum.Chapter 2: Sustainable Sites: 1. Sediment basin 11. HVAC & Electrical system) 6. What is the minimum density onsite and in calculated radius to achieve SSC2? 1. Which type of projects can NC rating system be applied to? New projects / more 50% owner occupied 5. What is the minimum distance between site and wet land? 100 feet 16.ft / acre 18. Acceptable acidity/alkalinity. chapter 1. least cost. Is addressing construction stage for erosion & sedimentation sufficient? No 8. Is development on parkland appropriate? No 17. Certified 3. Name 4 structural controls to E&S? Earth dike. crop. improve water quality 7. salt. Silt fencing. What is a farmland? Produce crops with less damage to resources. Gold. What are the 5 major chapters in LEED rating system? Sustainable Site/water efficiency / Energy & Atmosphere / Indoor Environment Quality / Material & Resources 2. Which Indian standard is followed for Erosion & Sedimentation Control? NBC part 10. Sediment trap.000 sq. sodium Adequate & dependable water No rock or less rock 14.

fire station. park. community centre. How do High SRI roofs help in Green Buildings? reduce the heat transfer to building 39. What does SRI stand for? Is higher or lower SRI better to prevent heat island? Solar Reflectance Index . Define ³preferred parking´ Parking nearer to entrance. Run off coefficients are higher for which materials? Asphalt. Day care. White coating. less disturbance to vegetation 28. What are the 2 options for Alt Trns C4. How many bus stops and bus lines are required to achieve the credit? 1 stop with min. public transportation access? ½ mile Rail line or ¼ mile Bus Stop with min. How do Green Roofs greatly help to reduce Heat Island Effect? Green roof reduce the heat transfer/ gain 38.2? 25% 30. hospital. In any development should post development run off be higher or less than pre development run off? Should be less than 32. What is a site with environmental or chemical contamination called? Brown field 20. What are requirements if Alternative fuel vehicles are provided? 3 % of occupancy & preferred parking 24. place of worship. next to handicapped parking 27. Name any 4 strategies to prevent Heat Island Effect on non roof areas? Gardening. pharmacy. brick 31. How can we minimize site disturbance in a Green Field site? By use less area for construction work. school. What does Heat Island effect mean? Thermal gradient difference b/w developed & non developed area 35. 2 bus lines 21. core. bank. fitness centre & Museum . What is the intent of encouraging alternative fuel vehicles? To reduce pollution from automobiles /save fuel 23.Hotel. Concrete. Higher 37. laundry.1? 50% 29. parking in basement. 2 buses 22. cleaners. Theatre. What are the requirements if recharge stations are provided? 3% of parking capacity 25. 36. A site should exceed local open space requirement by XX% to achieve SSC5. grocery. What is TSS? Total suspended solid 33. beauty parlour. Which standard is followed for calculating LPD for exterior lighting? Ashrae 90. post office. parking under shades.3root (acre x 43560) 19. library.1 . How can TSS be reduced before recharge? Harvesting pit 34. Is it better to meet or exceed the local parking requirements? Meet (Not to exceed) 26. senior care facility. How much area of site should have vegetation to achieve SSC5. R=. What is the intent of ³Light Pollution Reduction´ credit? Remove up lights and reduce ompact on nocturnal environments 40. bus stop.

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

power equipments. What do SC and SHGC stand for? What is the conversion factor? SC: Shading co-efficient & SHGC: Solar heat gain co efficient 8. water less urinals 18. Which fixtures are considered for calculating water use reduction in a building? Water efficient fixtures. or ECBC whichever is more stringent 12. MEP. BMS 13. Which consultant is responsible for energy efficiency? All (Arch. 7. lights power equipment. High COP. Shading co-efficient. VLT 6. occupants 3. What are AAC blocks and which component is ³recycled content´? Autoclaved Aerated Concrete blocks (with fly ash. Hollow blocks. heat recovery wheels. What are the major consumers of energy in a building? AC. brick wall with air cavity. light. Lower is better. AAC blocks 9. water).usage of water) 17. How do aerators help in flow fixtures? Maintain pressure & reduce the water usage 4: Energy & Atmosphere 1. Mention any 3 ways to improve efficiency of lighting systems? .1. fly ash bricks.) 4. cement. What is the standard flow for a WC? 1. wall. What are components that add to heat gain in a building? Glass. Which is ideal orientation for building in terms of energy efficiency? Longest space facing north south 5.6 GPF at 80 psi 19. economiser. under deck. Name any 3 methods to improve efficiency of AC system? Water cooled chiller.. owner etc. What are dual flush toilets? Toilets with 2 flow rates 20. What are the 3 properties of glass considered while selecting glazing? U. insulation sandwiched 10. VFD. What are the units of U value? And is higher / lower better? Btu/hr/ft2/0F or W/m2/ 0K. Vent. Al powder. fans 2. fly ash 11. lime. What are the types of roof insulation? Over deck. What is LPD? Light power density 14. What are the options for improving wall U-value? Brick wall with insulation. Which standard is followed for energy calculation / simulation? ASHRAE 90.

glazing.5%) 27. Hydro. etc. 25. operation & maintenance documentation ‡ Commissioning report Basically a plan. Development and implement a commissioning plan. How many points are available for energy efficiency in LEED NC Rating? 10 23. Occupancy sensor. renewable energy? Produced at site (2. What are the benefits of commissioning? Cross checking all are as per documents & design. checking the equipments designed & commissioned properly. 32. Who performs additional commissioning? Third party 29. Which are the 2 methods to prove compliance with ASHRAE / ECBC? Prescriptive & whole building performance (simulation) 24. biogas 26. What are the requirements for energy produced to be claimed under EAC2. Ozone Depletion Potential. To ensure equipments are designed. Hydro Chloro Fluoro Carbon. HCFC. MEP services. 18. 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.1 20. Day light sensor. individual control 15. Solar. Wind.Natural lighting. HFC. Global Warming Potential 21. Which data is required to do energy modelling? All data ± Arch. % of renewable energy is calculated in comparison to« Total energy consumed in the building 28. What is the intent of eliminating the use of CFC in HVAC & R systems? Prevent ozone depletion & global warming 22. Which standards must be met to achieve ³minimum energy performance´ prerequisite? ECBC/ASHRAE 90. landscape. Can a member of the project team do fundamental commissioning? Yes if less than 50000sqft 19. What are examples of Renewable energy? Tidal. ODP and GWP stand for? Chloro Fluoro Carbon. 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. What is Green Power? . Which protocol outlines requirements for preventing ozone depletion Montreal protocol 31. Hydro Fluoro Carbon. What is BMS? Building management System 16. What does CFC.5% 5% & 7. installed & calibrated as intend 17. 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.

roof deck. roof. floor deck. Are windows shell or non shell? Non shell 7. foundation 5.Producing renewable energy off site 33. Non Shell and Structure? Shell. In addition to bins. What are VFD¶s. plastics 2. How much of building energy load should be green power? 50% 34. 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. doors. what else needs to be incorporated in the design of the building? Space to earmarked. 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. metal. What are the 5 materials (at a minimum) that a building occupant should have the appropriate bin to dispose off. Centralised space to located. Is ³Storage & Collection of Recyclables´ for during construction or post occupancy? Post occupancy 3. false ceiling .Exterior wall. What is the intent of Building Reuse credit? Extent the life of the existing building & reduce construction waste 6. card board. glass. framing Non shell-windows. What are thermal breaks? Air gap between windows to reduce the heat conduction act as insulation is thermal break 35. in a green building? Paper. What is the goal of Construction waste management? . basement wall. 4. beam. Name any 3 building elements that categorize as Shell. wooden flooring Structure-column.

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

What standard is followed for Minimum Indoor Environmental Ventilation requirements? ASHRAE 62. 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. 6. AC Insulation adhesive. Which standard is followed for carpets and carpet adhesives? Carpet & Rug Institute. Fire sealants 18. Which locations are inappropriate for fresh air intakes? Not near to exhaust areas. What is the benefit of using low VOC materials? Prevent exposure of chemical toxicants. What is MERV and where is it used? Minimum Efficiency reporting Value ± this is filter media used in AHU 13. parking garage. Which resin is not allowed in Wood & Agrifiber products? Mention any other resin? Urea formaldehyde ± not allowed. What is the benefit of monitoring CO2 in a space? Increase the fresh air 8. irritation 15. Green label plus 19. What does VOC stand for? Volatile Organic Compound 16. tile adhesive. What is CFM? Cubit Feet per Minute 4. What is ETS? What is the intent of this credit? Environmental Tobacco Smoke.1 2. What are the standards outlined in ASHRAE 62. What is Building Flush Out and when is it done? Before occupation.Sheet Metal & Air conditioning Contractors National Association 12. What is best location for CO2 sensors in terms of spaces and height? From floor between 3 ft 6 ft 9. chemical pollutants & dusts . Avoid the exposure of ETS to occupants/non-smokers. ETS.Chapter 6: Indoor Environmental Quality 1. What is the intent of the ³indoor chemical & pollutant source control´ credit? Avoid exposure of building occupants to hazardous. by natural fresh air for 2 weeks Ac operation & replace the MERV 8 14. What is the benefit of a Construction IAQ Plan? Well being of construction workers / occupants Protection of equipments 11. Architectural sealants. Carpet 17. Which standard is used for Construction IAQ? SMACNA. Paints & coating. Use phenol formaldehyde 20. Sealants & primer.1? Ventilation standrards 3. Name 4 adhesives & sealants in a building? Carpet adhesive. cooling tower 5. Name the 4 categories of low VOC materials required by LEED? Adhesives. What % better than ASHRAE should be achieved to get credits and for what % of spaces? 30% for 90% spaces 10.

21. 32. lighting? BMS . What % of space should meet minimum daylight requirements? 75% of regularly occupied area 34. ETS. What are the advantages of providing ³Controllability of systems´? Save energy. What is the % of spaces to have indoor ± outdoor connection 95% Chapter 7: Innovation & Design 1. What is the height between which views are possible through glazing? 2¶6´ to 7¶6´ 35. Automatic sensors . Example of controllability of systems. Green house keeping. To achieve the credit. Which standard is followed for Thermal comfort credit? Ashrae 55 28. What are the focus areas of ASHRAE 55? Thermal comfort : Temperature & Humidity control 29. 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 is the benefit of natural daylight? Energy saving & conservation 33. When must the verification survey be conducted? 6-18 months 30. 4. What does daylight factor depend on? VLT. 25. Facilitates individual thermal & lighting controllability 24. Define exemplary performance? . Car pooling. what is the MERV value credit? MERV-13 23. copier. What are the standards for operable windows? 10 ft either side of the window and 20 ft inside the window. Mention any 3 innovations in a green building? Green education. 22. Which areas are to provide the controllability? Regularly occupied areas 26. What is the minimum % of occupants should satisfied with thermal conditions. 27. below which corrective action needs to be taken? 80% 31. Amount of glass in comparison to floor area. thermostat. What types of rooms require independent ventilation? Chemical. What is ³Innovation´ in a green building rating system? Doing something new which were not related to any of the credit system 3.

1. which are the applicable credits? Energy . optimizing energy performance 11. 10. Envelope. What are the 5 climate zones in India per ECBC? Hot dry. More than 20% regional material. What is ASHRAE 55 and what topics are covered? Thermal comfort : Temperature & humidity control 14. Design team member Chapter 8: Green Building Codes 1. To which projects can ECBC be applied? Moe than 500kW connected load or 600kva contract demand or 1000 Ac space 6.1. refrigeration & air-conditioning Engineers. What does ECBC stand for? Energy conservation building code 3. What is maximum glazed area (% of gross wall area) in prescriptive approach? 60% 8. Which topics are covered in ASHRAE 90. hot water system. 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. Composite. Lighting. Which topics are covered in ASHRAE 62. 95% lighting energy reduction by day light views 6. Who developed the ECBC? Is it mandatory? BEE ± Bureau of Energy Efficiency. . 95% to 100 % FSC wood . What are materials with recycled content? Materials which have a certain amount of waste product or recycled product included in the manufacturing process. and Chapter 4? Control of erosion & sedimentation control 2. What are 2 approaches for Energy Conservation? Prescriptive & whole building performance (simulation) 7. What is SMACNA? Which credit does it apply to? Sheet Metal & Air conditioning Contractors National Association & Construction IAQ credit 13. warm humid. What does ASHRAE stand for? Americal seceity of heating. 5. architect. At a minimum. more than 50%(95%) roof garden . which are the applicable credits? Indoor environment quality 12. who should be a LEED AP to achieve the point in LEED rating system? Consultant. What are the building systems covered under ECBC? Ac. Not mandatory 4. more than 10% (15%) recycle content. reducing or salvage more than 95% construction waste. Mention any 3 credits which could qualify for exemplary performance? 100% AC make up water from Treated water.Meeting more than specified in the credit limit 5. temperate. cold 9. Section1.

& daylight 19. What principle does composite toilet work? Use of bacteria to treated organic waste and it can be reused as compost. What is silt fencing? Silt fence helps to prevents erosion & sedimentation by trapping silt from running water 15. as long as total LPD is below ASHRAE 17. Which of the following are appropriate sites? Should not be farmland. U Value or SHGC is important for a building in tropical climate should be? Both are important. What does Evapo-transpiration refer to? ` Evapo transpiration is loss of water by plants due to evaporation and transpiration 7.2. What does recycling construction debris encourage? Prevents waste being sent to landfill. CFL is good replacement for? Incandescent bulbs. savings in energy 20. What are the ideal location of CO2 sensors 3¶-6´ above floor : breathing zone 14. where one space can have higher LPD and one less. endangered species. What are factors determining IAQ? Fresh air. What is the broad objective of using low VOC? Reduced exposure of occupants to toxic chemicals resulting in respiratory and discomfort 6. site imperviousness 18. VOC & contaminants. What are Non shell elements? . When should fresh air be pumped into the space? When co2 levels are raised due to human occupancy 13. Trade off in LPD is accepted when? Whole building method. Also reduces waste and encourages onsite reuse 11. Waterless urinals help in what? Reduces water used for sewage conveyance 23. 24. Aerobic. RWH calculations should be according to which parameters? Rainfall. Why are lighter shades of paint preferred? Reflect away heat rather than conducting. What is the benefit of providing Individual controls to occupants? Adjust personal climate. no chemicals 8. Work from home encourages what culture? Mixed use buildings with reduced travel (hence fuel & pollution) from travel 3. halogens 21. What are Green Woods? Green wood can be FSC certified or rapidly renewable 16. 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. How do VFD¶s assist in green buildings? Variable Frequency Drives regulate air conditioning per requirement / occupancy and hence reduce energy consumption 9. What causes SBS? Sick Building Syndrome ± poor indoor environment quality and inadequate fresh air 22. Why do walls in a building need to be insulated? Reduce heat transfer / gain through conduction 4. reduced heat island effect 10. 100fet of wetland & parkland 5.

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

Warm Humid. CFC reduction/elimination in refrigerants helps in what? Reduce ozone depletion 54. Cold 67. rapidly renewable wood or MDF (recycled content) 56. What is the interval in which the pre-certified project should be updated with IGBC 6 months 47. Why we have to study the soil condition before landscape? Appropriate plants species and irrigation systems 52. smoking areas. ECBC has divided Indian into how many climate zones? 5 climate zone: Hot Dry.1 57. chemical or physical. What happens if the local control regulations are stringent than the ECBC or ASHRAE standards. 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. What does ASHRAE 55 speak about? Thermal comfort: temperature and humidity 58. What does ENVIS concern about? ENVIS: wet lands 62. landfill etc 63. Green roof is installed to? Roof garden reduces heat island effect and also reduces conductive heat gain by increasing insulating property of roof 48. What is the ASHRAE standard for ventilation? ASHRAE 62. identifies any installation mistakes 53. What is the benefit of construction waste management? Prevent waste going to landfill 55. 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. Composite. Temperate. should be done by contractor and documented by taking photos 61. how much solar radiation is reflected 68. Can a project apply for platinum rating if its gold rating in pre-certified Yes 51.30 days 46. How does commissioning help? Ensures proper installation and functioning per design. Oil grit separators are installed to: To filter oil in storm water run-off . Which agency concern about construction IAQ management plan? SMACNA. Follow whichever is MOST stringent 66. If there is substantial wood requirement in a building how to make it green? FSC wood. What does SRI property in a material define? SRI is solar Reflectance Index. Quantity of water required per head for domestic and non domestic usage (as per NBC)? 135 litres / person / day 50. Where should the location of fresh air intakes be in a building? Away from exhausts. and no pollutant source 59. Which is a brown field development? Contaminated site. ECBC is been devised by ECBC was devised by Bureau of Energy Efficiency BEE 65. Quantity of water required per head in a office building (as per NBC) 45 litres / person / day 49..

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

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