LEED Ga_practice Set C_2

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LEED Ga_practice Set C_2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is true about an integrative process? 
    • A. 

      The integrative process results in longer construction schedules

    • B. 

      The integrative process is applicable to any phase in the life cycle of a building or land-use project

    • C. 

      The integrative process is a linear process

    • D. 

      The integrative process is only used for new construction design processes

  • 2. 
    What options within LEED credits address different geographic and climactic regions while providing solutions to challenges faced by projects at a regional level?
    • A. 

      Alternative Compliance Paths

    • B. 

      Minimum program requirements (MPRs)

    • C. 

      Regional priority credits

    • D. 

      Innovation credits

  • 3. 
    What is one difference between LEED Interpretations and project CIRs?
    • A. 

      LEED interpretations are created by certification review teams.

    • B. 

      LEED interpretations are not published publicly.

    • C. 

      LEED interpretations can only be used by the project that submitted them.

    • D. 

      LEED interpretations are precedent-setting.

  • 4. 
    A government project with an open office plan will have partitioned cubes with frosted glass above eye level position for privacy. This design choice would negatively impact which of the following elements?
    • A. 

      CO2 monitoring

    • B. 

      Views to the outside

    • C. 

      Individual thermal comfort

    • D. 

      Individual occupant controls

  • 5. 
    A health-conscious business owner wants to consider design selections that would encourage employee health. Which of the following strategies meet this goal?(choose 2)
    • A. 

      Build within walking distance of a bicycle network

    • B. 

      Select a site that has existing infrastructure

    • C. 

      Install preferred parking spots for green vehicles

    • D. 

      Locate the project near public transportation

    • E. 

      Site the project near a city's downtown area

  • 6. 
    What is the EPAct of 1992 used for
    • A. 

      To set the baseline water flow requirements of toilets and fixtures

    • B. 

      To define ODP and GWP limits for refrigerants

    • C. 

      To define the VOC content limits of certain building materials

    • D. 

      To determine the baseline building energy performance for buildings 20,000 sq. ft. or less

  • 7. 
    What is the minimum certification level in LEED?
    • A. 

      Approved

    • B. 

      Accredited

    • C. 

      Certify

    • D. 

      Certified

  • 8. 
    What does LEED stand for?
    • A. 

      Leadership in Environmental Efficient Design

    • B. 

      Leadership in Energy and Efficient Design

    • C. 

      Leadership in Energy Efficient Design

    • D. 

      Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

  • 9. 
    What type of water can NOT be used for irrigation purposes?
    • A. 

      Rainwater

    • B. 

      Potable water

    • C. 

      Blackwater

    • D. 

      Laundry water

  • 10. 
    A vehicle meeting which standard would be considered a green vehicle?
    • A. 

      SCAQMD air quality standards

    • B. 

      EPA Transportation and Air Quality standard

    • C. 

      Vehicle with a minimum green score of 45 on the ACEEE annual vehicle guide

    • D. 

      Green-e Certified

  • 11. 
    A team wants to provide quality open space on the project site. Which of the following strategies should it consider?
    • A. 

      A water-detention pond

    • B. 

      A private garden for company executives

    • C. 

      A walking trail on the property

    • D. 

      A community garden located adjacent to the project boundary

  • 12. 
    Success in LEED and green building design is best accomplished through an integrative design process that prioritizes which of the following:
    • A. 

      Each practitioner designing subassemblies and system components for the most benefit and the least cost

    • B. 

      Limiting the disciplines of the project team to those members who are available most frequently

    • C. 

      Cost-effectiveness over both the short and long term

    • D. 

      Rapid design schedules

  • 13. 
    What are three important factors of the LEED Green Building Rating System? Choose 3
    • A. 

      It is market-driven

    • B. 

      It is consensus-based

    • C. 

      It is voluntary

    • D. 

      It is the only green building standard

    • E. 

      It is government-financed

  • 14. 
    Which of the following occupants would be classified as FTEs? choose 2
    • A. 

      A librarian

    • B. 

      A receptionist

    • C. 

      A delivery person

    • D. 

      A cleaning person who only works in the evenings

  • 15. 
    What does the LEED Volume Program help with?
    • A. 

      Policy support for LEED documentation

    • B. 

      Comparing design case energy use among buildings

    • C. 

      Comparing baseline energy use among buildings

    • D. 

      Cost-effective LEED certification on a volume scale

  • 16. 
    Which responsibilities would belong to the general contractor during construction to improve indoor air quality?Choose 2
    • A. 

      Verifying construction waste is placed in the proper trash bins

    • B. 

      Overseeing the rainwater management plan

    • C. 

      Making sure someone is sweeping periodically to control dust

    • D. 

      Capping the ducts to mechanical systems

    • E. 

      Implementing a pest control management plan

  • 17. 
    What LEED rating system addresses exterior site maintenance programs
    • A. 

      LEED BD+C: New Construction

    • B. 

      LEED O+M: Existing Buildings

    • C. 

      LEED BD+C: Schools

    • D. 

      LEED BD+C: Core and Shell

  • 18. 
    What helps utilities optimize their supply-side energy generation and delivery systems?
    • A. 

      Customers that enroll in a demand response program

    • B. 

      Building owners that purchase carbon offsets

    • C. 

      Building submetering

    • D. 

      Daylighting automation systems

  • 19. 
    A project owner is concerned about the safety of building occupants during the evening hours as they walk to the parking lot. What exterior lighting strategy would ensure occupant safety, prevent light pollution, and conserve energy?
    • A. 

      Installing timers that switch to motion activation after the building is closed

    • B. 

      Use shielded LED fixtures that are on 24 hours day

    • C. 

      Install up-lighting in the parking lot

    • D. 

      Strategically place lighting to shine into the roads surrounding the property

  • 20. 
    In what instances would a project team submit a Credit Interpretation Request (CIR)?Choose 2
    • A. 

      When a conflict in a credit or prerequisite requires resolution

    • B. 

      When appealing a credit that has been denied

    • C. 

      When the reference guide does not address a specific issue

    • D. 

      When the person registering the project has a question about the registration process

  • 21. 
    A wood product is environmentally preferable if it has which of the following attributes?
    • A. 

      Wood that does not rot from the treatment of carcinogenic chemicals

    • B. 

      Wood harvested from the land of an indigenous tribe

    • C. 

      Wood harvested from an unmanaged forest

    • D. 

      Wood that is sustainably grown and harvested

  • 22. 
    Compared to a conventional building, a green building project and construction budget will also include:
    • A. 

      Fees to review local laws and standards

    • B. 

      Costs to implement erosion control plans

    • C. 

      Soft costs

    • D. 

      Life cycle costing

  • 23. 
    Which of the following project designs would help with both rainwater management and municipal water use reduction?
    • A. 

      Vegetated roof

    • B. 

      Rainwater harvesting

    • C. 

      Underground parking

    • D. 

      Submetering

  • 24. 
    What review practice identifies design alternatives that reduce costs while yielding higher performance?
    • A. 

      Life cycle assessment

    • B. 

      Life cycle costing

    • C. 

      Value engineering

    • D. 

      Environmentally responsive design

  • 25. 
    Projects may be able to use some of the same techniques for both ______________:
    • A. 

      Construction activity pollution prevention and habitat conservation and restoration.

    • B. 

      Exterior lighting reduction and quality views

    • C. 

      Site assessment and submetering

    • D. 

      Designing for flexibility and open space.