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  • 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. 
    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

    • C. 

      Species factor

    • D. 

      Evapotranspiration rate

    • E. 

      Density factor

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    What are the requirements of SS Credit 8, Light Pollution Reduction? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      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

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    Which credit requires submission of photos demonstrating implementation of requirements? (Choose one)
    • A. 

      SS Prerequisite 1, Construction Activity Pollution Prevention

    • B. 

      SS Credit 1, Site Selection

    • C. 

      SS Credit 5.1, Site Development

    • D. 

      EQ Credit 3.1, Construction IAQ Management Plan

    • E. 

      EQ Credit 8.2, Daylight & Views

  • 9. 
    Which credits may require confirmation of a contracted service beyond completion of construction? (Choose three)
    • A. 

      EA Credit 3, Enhanced Commissioning

    • B. 

      EA Credit 4, Enhanced Refrigerant Management

    • C. 

      EA Credit 6, Green Power

    • D. 

      EQ Credit 5, Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control

    • E. 

      ID Credit 2, LEED Accredited Professional

  • 10. 
    What is not a requirement of SS Prerequisite 1, 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, 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

  • 11. 
    What is the intent of SS Credit 5.2, Site Development: Maximize Open Space?
    • A. 

      Conserve existing natural areas and restore damaged areas to provide habitat and promote biodiversity.

    • B. 

      Maintain open areas amid development to protect ecosystems and provide recreational space.

    • C. 

      Provide a high ratio of open space to development footprint to promote biodiversity.

    • D. 

      Channel development to urban areas with existing infrastructure, protect greenfields and preserve habitat and natural resources.

  • 12. 
    What is an aspect of the LEED Accredited Professional’s role on a LEED project as defined in the intent of ID Credit 2, 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

  • 13. 
    Which of the following materials contribute to the rapidly renewable content calculation under MR Credit 6, Rapidly Renewable Content? (Choose four)
    • A. 

      Bamboo cabinets

    • B. 

      Straw-plastic composite decking

    • C. 

      Cork flooring

    • D. 

      Straw-plastic composite decking

    • E. 

      Rigid foam insulation with corn-derived binder

  • 14. 
    The requirements for SS Credit 2.1, Development Density, are based on what? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      A typical two-story downtown development

    • B. 

      A typical urban mixed-used development density with retail, high-rise office and residential buildings, and city streets and parks

    • C. 

      A 60,000 square feet per acre net density

    • D. 

      A 45,000 square feet per acre net density

    • E. 

      Density required for provision of basic community services

  • 15. 
    In a value engineering exercise for an office building in a zoned commercial development, a heated and enclosed smoking pavilion located more than 25 feet away from building entrances, operable windows, and fresh air intakes has been removed from a project design. 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. The project will definitely need to adjust calculations for compliance with which credits? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      SS Credit 7.2, Heat Island Effect: Roof

    • B. 

      MR Credit 4.4, Low-Emitting Materials: Composite Wood

    • C. 

      EQ Prerequisite 2, ETS Control

    • D. 

      SS Credit 6.2, Stormwater Management: Quality

    • E. 

      SS Credit 5.1, Site Development: Protect or Restore Habitat

  • 16. 
    Using public transportation and promised access to a municipal parking garage, a multi-use project is able to reduce its parking capacity by 55% compared with the original design, while still offering 10% more parking spaces than required by city ordinances. Through the implementation of multiple transport and parking options, the project is able to demonstrate a quantitative reduction in automobile use. Which credit does the project comply with? (Choose one)
    • A. 

      SS Credit 4.4 Alternative Transportation

    • B. 

      ID Credit 1, Innovation in Designrtation

    • C. 

      SS Credit 7.1, Heat Island Effect: Non-Roof

    • D. 

      SS Credit 7.2, Heat Island Effect: Roofn

    • E. 

      SS Credit 2, Development Density

  • 17. 
    EQ Credit 2, Increased Ventilation, 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

  • 18. 
    Documentation of compliance with EA Credit 1, Optimize Energy Performance, can also contribute to documentation of which credits? (Choose three)
    • A. 

      EA Prerequisite 1, Minimum Energy Performance

    • B. 

      EA Credit 2, On-Site Renewable Energy Systems

    • C. 

      EA Credit 5, Measurement & Verification

    • D. 

      EA Credit 6, Green Power

    • E. 

      EQ Credit 2, Increased Ventilation

  • 19. 
    You are required to provide what data for compliance with WE Credit 3, Water Use Reduction? (Choose three)
    • A. 

      Dishwasher flow rates

    • B. 

      Number of fixtures

    • C. 

      Lavatory flow rates

    • D. 

      Fixture model and manufacturer

    • E. 

      Male-to-female ratio, in special occupancy situations

  • 20. 
    Using rooftop photovoltaic panels supplying 17.5% of a building’s energy needs would help a project comply with EA Credit 2, On-Site Renewable Energy, and which other credit?
    • A. 

      ID Credit 1, Innovation in Design, for exemplary performance under EA Credit 2

    • B. 

      EA Credit 1, Optimize Energy Performance

    • C. 

      EA Credit 6, Green Power

    • D. 

      SS Credit 7, Heat Island Effect

  • 21. 
    EQ Credit 1, Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring, references which standard?
    • A. 

      ASHRAE 90.1-2004

    • B. 

      ASHRAE 55-2004

    • C. 

      ASHRAE 62.1-2004

    • D. 

      CIBSE Applications Manual 10: 20058

  • 22. 
    Fixed-intensity general lighting without consideration of specific tasks may be inexpensive from a first-cost basis, but reliance on it may interfere with compliance with which credits? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      EQ Credit 6, Controllability of Systems

    • B. 

      EA Credit 1, Optimize Energy Performance

    • C. 

      EQ Credit 8, Daylight & Views

    • D. 

      EA Credit 5, Measurement & Verification

    • E. 

      EA Credit 3, Enhanced Commissioning

  • 23. 
    Requirements of MR Prerequisite 1, Storage & Collection of Recyclables, 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

  • 24. 
    A rainwater storage and supply system would most likely contribute to compliance with which credits? (Choose three)
    • A. 

      SS Prerequisite 1, Construction Activity Pollution Prevention

    • B. 

      SS Credit 6.1, Stormwater Control: Quantity

    • C. 

      SS Credit 6.2, Stormwater Control: Quality

    • D. 

      WE Credit 2, Innovative Wastewater Design

    • E. 

      WE Credit 3, Reduce Water Consumption

  • 25. 
    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, Optimize Energy Performance

    • C. 

      MR Credit 4, Recycled Content

    • D. 

      MR Credit 3, Materials Reuse

    • E. 

      EQ Credit 4, Low-Emitting Materials

  • 26. 
    For the purposes of the Site Selection section of LEED, how is a greenfield defined? (Choose one)
    • A. 

      A site that meets the requirements of SS Credit 2, Development Density

    • B. 

      It is defined by the USDA in CFR, Title 7, Volume 6, Parts 400 to 699, Section 657.5 (citation 7CFR657.5)

    • C. 

      A site that is not previously developed or graded

    • D. 

      A site that is has passed required local environmental reviews for development, and met zoning regulations for protection of open space

    • E. 

      It is defined by US CFR 40, Parts 230–233 and Part 22

  • 27. 
    The project team for an Texas office building has decided to attempt compliance with SS Credit 2, Community Connectivity. In researching the project’s site selection, you determine that all of the following are true for the project. 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, there is a public housing project with 30 apartments located on two acreséý

    • C. 

      A free public trolley system runs from the downtown to other surrounding developments, including your project’s office parknclu

    • D. 

      Within a half-mile radius of the main building entrance is a downtown development with over a dozen basic services

    • E. 

      There is a direct path of sidewalks and crosswalks on the street your building is located on, to surrounding developments including the downtown

  • 28. 
    To comply with EA Credit 5, Measurement & Verification, Option ___ of IPMVP Volume III would be more suitable for buildings with a large number of interactive ECMs, while Option ___ would be better for smaller buildings with isolated ECMs. (Choose one)
    • A. 

      II, IV

    • B. 

      IV, II

    • C. 

      B, D

    • D. 

      D, B

    • E. 

      A or B, C or D

  • 29. 
    An office building in which most of the structure will be maintained is seeking LEED certification for a renovation. The general contractor on a project is working to help a project compile information to comply with MR Credit 2, Construction Waste Management. 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 structureemp

  • 30. 
    You are preparing the specifications for a project seeking to earn MR Credit 7, FSCCertified Wood. Among other components of the building, you plan to use FSCcertified wood veneer for doors. 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, Plastics, and Composites

    • D. 

      Through the Chain-of-Custody (CoC) certification process

  • 31. 
    Some LEED credits offer synergies with other credits, but some can work against each other. That may be most true with which of the following? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      EQ Credit 1, Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring & EQ Credit 6, Controllability of Systems

    • B. 

      SS Credit 2, Development Density & EQ Credit 8, Daylight & Views

    • C. 

      EA Credit 1, Optimize Energy Performance & EQ Credit 2, Increased Ventilation

    • D. 

      SS Credit 2, Development Density & MR Credit 5, Regional Materials

    • E. 

      EQ Credit 2, Onsite Renewable Energy & EQ Credit 6, Green Power

  • 32. 
    Which credits should be submitted during the construction phase of a project? (Choose three)
    • A. 

      EQ Credit 6.2, Thermal Comfort

    • B. 

      EQ Credit 4, Low-Emitting Materials

    • C. 

      EQ Credit 3.1, Construction IAQ Management Plan

    • D. 

      EQ Credit 3.2, Construction IAQ Management Plan

    • E. 

      EQ Credit 2, Increased Ventilation

  • 33. 
    You are in the design phase of a project attempting compliance with SS Credit 6.2, Stormwater Design. The civil engineer should do what relative to documenting compliance with the credit? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      Implement selected BMPs, and perform stormwater sampling following construction to demonstrate capture and treatment of 90% of rainfall

    • B. 

      Provide list of structural controls, 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- and post-development stormwater runoff quantity and quality

    • E. 

      Demonstrate treatment of 90% average annual post-development TSS

  • 34. 
    The project team on a university building in the design phase wants to earn strong scores in both the Energy & Atmosphere section of LEED, and the Environmental Quality section. 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 heat recovery ventilators

    • C. 

      Employ mixed-mode ventilation

    • D. 

      Use the Exceptional Calculation Method

    • E. 

      Specify displacement ventilation and occupancy sensors

  • 35. 
    The interior design firm on a $2 million LEED office building, with a $900,000 materials budget, has been asked to specify materials that will ensure achievement of MR Credit 6, Rapidly Renewable Materials. The project has already used $10,000 of wheat-straw particleboard for exterior sheathing, and $8,000 in cotton insulation. What material should the design team specify?
    • A. 

      $8,000 in bamboo flooring

    • B. 

      $2,000 in cork tile

    • C. 

      $10,000 in armchairs, tables, and bookshelves made from leather, wheat-straw particleboard, cotton, and bamboo

    • D. 

      The credit threshold has already been met

  • 36. 
    Consistent definitions of the project boundary are necessary for compliance with which credits? (Choose three)
    • A. 

      SS Credit 1, Site Selection

    • B. 

      SS Credit 2, Development Density

    • C. 

      SS Credit 4, Alternative Transportation

    • D. 

      SS Credit 5, Site DevelopmentY/

    • E. 

      SS Credit 6, Stormwater Management

  • 37. 
    LEED is an acronym standing for: (Choose one)
    • A. 

      Leadership in Environmental Energy Design

    • B. 

      Leadership in Energy Efficient Design

    • C. 

      Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

    • D. 

      Leadership in Energy-efficient Environmental Design

  • 38. 
    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

  • 39. 
    Before submitting a CIR, 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, find an existing one that closely approximates your situation

    • D. 

      Prepare a full project narrative for submittal with the CIR

  • 40. 
    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

  • 41. 
    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.S. 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

  • 42. 
    Following submittal of a LEED application for a 10-story apartment building, the USGBC issues a document denying you several credits, and selecting several other credits to audit. As the project manager trying to earn every possible credit, 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 up the denied credits

  • 43. 
    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

  • 44. 
    An owner of an 18,000-square-foot office building wants to earn as many points as possible under EA Credit 1, Optimize Energy Performance, but cannot afford an energy modeling process. 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 90.1-2004

  • 45. 
    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

  • 46. 
    Early in the design phase of a project seeking LEED certification, you are evaluating its likely LEED certification level. You have evaluated all of the credits except for _____________ and ____________, and found enough points to achieve LEED Certified, but one point short of LEED Silver. You calculate that if the project achieves all of the available points in those credits, it would achieve LEED _______.
    • A. 

      EA Credit 1, Energy Optimization; ID Credit 1, Innovation in Design; Platinum

    • B. 

      ID Credit 1, Innovation in Design; EQ Credit 4, Low-Emitting Materials Gold

    • C. 

      SS Credit 7, Heat Island Effect; EQ Credit 4, Innovation in Design; Gold

    • D. 

      EQ Credit 4, Low-Emitting Materials; MR Credit 1, Building Reuse; Silver

  • 47. 
    For which credits do you need to calculate FTE building occupants? (Choose three)
    • A. 

      EQ Credit 8, Daylight & Views

    • B. 

      WE Credit 3, Water Use Reduction

    • C. 

      EQ Credit 2, Increased VentilationTemp

    • D. 

      SS Credit 4, Alternative Transportation

    • E. 

      EA Credit 1, Optimize Energy Performance

  • 48. 
    What are factors in determining a project’s cost for LEED certification? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      USGBC membership, project size, and project type (office, mixeduse, education, government)

    • B. 

      LEED rating system (LEED-NC, LEED-EB, etc.) and project type

    • C. 

      Project size and LEED rating systemem

    • D. 

      USGBC membership and certification level being sought

    • E. 

      Certification level earned

  • 49. 
    The owner of a LEED project in a rural industrial development has decided to seek LEED certification just prior to the construction process, and the owner is concerned about added design costs. What credits might you recommend on this project? (Choose three)
    • A. 

      EQ Credit 8, Daylight & Views

    • B. 

      EA Credit 6, Green Power

    • C. 

      SS Credit 4.3, Alternative Transportation

    • D. 

      SS Credit 4.1, Alternative Transportation

    • E. 

      ID Credit 2, LEED Accredited Professional

  • 50. 
    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 Water Use Reduction

    • D. 

      EQ Credit 1 Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring

  • 51. 
    You are renovating and adding to a 20,000-square-foot historic building and seeking LEED certification for the resultant 50,000-square-foot building. You will reuse 95% of the existing building structure. Many of the floors, trim, and doors in the existing building are not suitable for its new use, but will be used in the addition, defraying 6% of the total materials cost. Which of the following credits would apply? (Choose one)
    • A. 

      MR Credits 1.1, 1.2 & 1.3, Building Reuse

    • B. 

      MR Credit 1.2 & 1.3, Building Reuse

    • C. 

      MR Credit 1.1, Building Reuse

    • D. 

      MR Credit 1.3, Building Reuse

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 52. 
    In order to ensure continuous operation of the assembly line, a manufacturing facility in Oregon seeking LEED certification installs backup generators powered by cornbased biodiesel, with capacity to provide 50% of the facility’s electricity needs. According to EPA’s Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database, an average of 60% of the facility’s utility electricity comes from hydroelectric generation. The facility is eligible for how many points in EA Credit 2, On-Site Renewable Energy?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 53. 
    You are specifying materials for a LEED-certified school building. A product manufacturer recommends its product for the project in order to help you achieve EQ Credit 4.4 Low-Emitting Materials. What is a valid reason for specifying this product? (Choose one)
    • 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 4.4

    • D. 

      It is certified to Green Seal Standard GC-03

  • 54. 
    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

  • 55. 
    You are working on a project and the owner decided to pursue LEED certification after construction has already started. You are trying to document MR Credit 4, Recycled Content, and have asked a representative of your supplier about the recycled content in the steel framing members. 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, you may count what percentage of recycled content in the steel toward the credit?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      5%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      40%

    • E. 

      80%

  • 56. 
    A large downtown industrial building renovation project has met the requirements for SS Credit 2, Development Density. The owner wants to achieve additional credits and is asking for your advice. Installation of a vegetated roof with native and adapted plants would help the project achieve which credits? (Chose three)
    • A. 

      SS Credit 3, Brownfield Redevelopment

    • B. 

      SS Credit 5.1 & 5.2, Site Development

    • C. 

      SS Credit 6.1 & 6.2, Stormwater Design

    • D. 

      SS Credit 7.1, Heat Island Effectesign

    • E. 

      SS Credit 7.2, Heat Island Effectesign

  • 57. 
    You are working on a LEED submittal, and considering materials for compliance with MR Credit 4, Recycled Content, including copper piping with 95% postconsumer recycled content, ductwork with 25% pre-consumer recycled content, and metal aluminum flashing with 5% pre-consumer recycled content. 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

  • 58. 
    You are advising a LEED application for an office building in Los Angeles. Internally generated cooling loads dominate design considerations. Which credits should the project focus on to reduce the cooling load? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      SS Credit 7, Heat Island Effect

    • B. 

      WE Credit 1, Water-Efficient Landscaping

    • C. 

      EA Credit 4, Enhanced Refrigerant Management

    • D. 

      EQ Credit 1, Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring

    • E. 

      EQ Credit 8.1, Daylighting & Views

  • 59. 
    Fire suppression agents used in a building project might come under scrutiny for compliance with which credit? (Choose one)
    • A. 

      EQ Credit 3, Construction IAQ Management Plan

    • B. 

      EQ Credit 5, Indoor Chemical & Pollutant Source Control

    • C. 

      EQ Credit 4, Low-Emitting Materials

    • D. 

      EQ Prerequisite 1, Minimum IAQ Performance

    • E. 

      EA Credit 4, Enhanced Refrigerant Management

  • 60. 
    An old mill is being renovated as a mixed-use facility. The new facility will divert 98% of the waste generated by the project. It will put 95% of onsite parking in an underground garage covered with an extensive green roof. Bamboo flooring and paneling is specified that represents 11% of the project’s materials cost, 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, Certified Wood

    • B. 

      MR Credit 1, Building Reuse

    • C. 

      MR Credit 2, Construction Waste Management

    • D. 

      MR Credit 6, Rapidly Renewable Materials

    • E. 

      SS Credit 7.1, Heat Island Effect

  • 61. 
    Your team is designing an office building with 200 full-time staff, 200 half-time staff, and 20 peak-use visitors. There will be a parking lot with 100 spaces. You determine that you could meet the requirements for SS Credit 4.3, Alternative Transportation, by doing the following: (Choose three)
    • A. 

      Providing ZEV-classified vehicles for nine occupants, and providing them with nine designated spaces close to the main entrance

    • B. 

      Providing five designated parking spaces for low-emitting or fuel efficient vehicles

    • C. 

      Providing three plug-in stations for electric vehicles anywhere in the parking lots

    • 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, and providing them with five designated spaces close to the main entrance

  • 62. 
    In analyzing window geometry for EQ Credit 8.1, Daylight & Views, windows from ___ to ___ are considered vision glazing. Windows _____ that height range are not considered to contribute to the credit at all, and glazing _____ that height range is considered ideal for contributing to the credit requirements.
    • A. 

      3', 6', below, above

    • B. 

      2'6", 7'6", below, above

    • C. 

      2'6", 7'6", above, below

    • D. 

      3', 6', above, below

  • 63. 
    The owner of a large Atlanta building, connected to a central chiller plant, has hired you during a major renovation to help the project achieve LEED certification. The owner has determined, through an analysis by his facilities manager, that upgrading the chiller plant to comply with EA Prerequisite 3, Fundamental Refrigerant Management, is cost-prohibitive. He asks if it is possible to still comply with the credit. 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, Enhanced Commissioning, as an alternate compliance path

  • 64. 
    Looking for a low-cost alternative to new wood flooring for a multifamily housing project, 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. The flooring can contribute to compliance with which credits? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      MR Credit 1, Building Reuse

    • B. 

      MR Credit 2, Construction Waste Management

    • C. 

      MR Credit 3, Materials Reuse

    • D. 

      MR Credit 4, Recycled Content

    • E. 

      MR Credit 5, Regional Materials

  • 65. 
    A major renovation project is taking place on a site of 120,000 square feet, a building footprint of 20,000 square feet, and an impervious parking lot and entry road of 35,000 square feet. Which is a valid way to document compliance with SS Credit 6.1, 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

    • D. 

      Documentation showing that 75% of the roof area has been converted to vegetated roof, and that 50% of the parking has been moved underground

  • 66. 
    A specialized coating is needed for encapsulating a hazardous material encountered in building reuse, that is impractical to remove from the building. The coating is not available in a low-VOC formulation. The project team should take what approach to EQ Credit 4.2, 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

  • 67. 
    A renovation project is attempting MR Credit 3, Materials Reuse. The materials used to achieve this credit may also be applied to which other credit?
    • A. 

      MR Credit 5, Regional Materials

    • B. 

      MR Credit 2, Construction Waste Management

    • C. 

      MR Credit 4, Recycled Content

    • D. 

      MR Credit 3, Materials Reuse

    • E. 

      MR Credit 1, Building Reuse