LEED Ga Practice Exam

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LEED Ga Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      25/75

    • B. 

      40/60

    • C. 

      Use the rating system that is most applicable

    • D. 

      75/25

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Letter of attestation

    • B. 

      LEED Scorecard

    • C. 

      CIR

    • D. 

      Credit Forms

  • 3. 
    This source consumes the largest amount of energy in buildings:
    • A. 

      Space Heating

    • B. 

      Office Equipment

    • C. 

      Water Heating

    • D. 

      Lighting

  • 4. 
    Legal protection of the ozone layer in the U.S. is provided by this:
    • A. 

      US DOE

    • B. 

      Montreal Protocol

    • C. 

      Kyoto Protocol

    • D. 

      ASHRAE Standards

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Credits

    • B. 

      Charrettes

    • C. 

      CIRs

    • D. 

      Minimum Program Requirements

    • E. 

      Prerequisites

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      1.0 gallons per flush

    • B. 

      0.6 gallons per flush

    • C. 

      1.6 gallons per flush

    • D. 

      1.6 gallons per minute

  • 7. 
    The Triple Bottom Line evaluates the human and enviornment effects associated with these:
    • A. 

      Federal, state and local codes

    • B. 

      Social, economics and enviornment

    • C. 

      Energy, water and air

    • D. 

      Global warming, ozone depletion and carbon emissions

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Rock

    • B. 

      Wood

    • C. 

      Soil

    • D. 

      Concrete

  • 9. 
    To qualify as a regional material, within what distance must a material be extracted, harvested or recovered, and manufactured?
    • A. 

      250 miles

    • B. 

      100 miles

    • C. 

      500 miles

    • D. 

      1000 miles

  • 10. 
    Tenant improvement projects would be best suited for this 2009 LEED Rating System:
    • A. 

      LEED for Core & Shell

    • B. 

      LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance

    • C. 

      LEED for Commercial Interiors

    • D. 

      LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations

  • 11. 
    For Storage and Collection of Recyclables, a building recycling program must include these items: (Choose 3)
    • A. 

      Plastic

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Cardboard

    • D. 

      Metal

    • E. 

      Hazerdous materials

  • 12. 
    The two primary responsibilites of the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) are: (Choose 2)
    • A. 

      Develops LEED Green Building Rating Systems

    • B. 

      Provides third party LEED professional credentialing

    • C. 

      Provides and developes LEED based education and research projects

    • D. 

      Provides third party LEED project certification

  • 13. 
    Regional Priority credits are new to LEED 2009 and are made available to the project for:
    • A. 

      Achieving the highest threshold level of the credit

    • B. 

      The zip code of the geographic location of the project

    • C. 

      Ensuring all enviornmental concerns associated with energy usage for the project location are achieved

    • D. 

      Determining all local enviornmental issues are achieved as identified by the project team

  • 14. 
    The LEED project boundary is defined as:
    • A. 

      The same as the site boundary

    • B. 

      The porton of the site that encompasses only the building and hardscape areas

    • C. 

      The boundary description that is submitted for certification

    • D. 

      The same as the attendance boundary

  • 15. 
    The 2009 LEED Rating System vest suited for an office complex where the owner will occupy 60% of the building would be:
    • A. 

      LEED for Core & Shell

    • B. 

      LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance

    • C. 

      LEED for Commercial Interiors

    • D. 

      LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations

  • 16. 
    The minimum FTE requirement per Minimum Program Requirements (MPRs) for LEED Certification is:
    • A. 

      25 FTE

    • B. 

      1 FTE

    • C. 

      10 FTE

    • D. 

      1 FTE per 100 square feet

  • 17. 
    A popular program for comparing the energy performance of multiple buildings:
    • A. 

      ENERGY STAR

    • B. 

      EPAct 1992

    • C. 

      ASHRAE 90.1-2007

    • D. 

      ASHRAE 90.1-2004

  • 18. 
    What is unique about the Innovative Performance requirement for the Innovation in Design credit?
    • A. 

      It is not applicable to existing or similar stragies in the LEED rating system

    • B. 

      It is available for achieving the next incremental theshold of the credit

    • C. 

      It is available only for prerequisites

    • D. 

      It is available only for existing or similar credit strategies

  • 19. 
    The major consideration when developing a sustainable project budget:
    • A. 

      Final contractor bids

    • B. 

      Life Cycle Costs

    • C. 

      Construction hard costs only

    • D. 

      Triple Bottom Line

  • 20. 
    The EPAct 1992 water standard excludes which types of fixtures and equipment?
    • A. 

      Bidets

    • B. 

      Dishwashers

    • C. 

      Lavatory faucets

    • D. 

      Water closets