Flashcards in CalGreen Deck (33):
When is it necessary to do Storm Water Pollution Protection in CalGreen?
projects that disturb less than one acre
How many bicycle parking spaces are required?
2 spaces minimum or 5% of parking
How many clean air vehicles are required?
1-2 spaces per 25 total
How many electric vehicle charging is required?
1 for 10 or 1 per 25
How much water should each tenant consume if required to have its own submeter?
expected to consume 100gal/day
How much sf is required to have outdoor water use standards?
areas over 500 sf
How much construction waste must be recycled?
When is commissioning required?
buildings over 10,000 sf
What type of air filter should be used in HVAC construction?
How far away from a building must you be for tobacco smoke control?
no smoking within 25 feet of building openings or intake
HVAC refrigeration and fire suppression shall not contain_____
What is the max gallons per flush for water closets?
not exceed 1.28 gal/flush
What is the max gallons per flush for urinals?
not exceed 0.5 gal/flush
What is the max gallons per flush for showerheads?
not exceed 2.0 gal/minute
When do you need commissioning?
for new buildings greater than 10,000sf
What two codes comprise of the architects practice act?
building & professions code
California code of regulations
What is an allowance?
in lieu of specifying a product, you allocate a certain amount of money
What things does the owner need to approve in DD?
drawings, specs and budget
what are topography concerns?
grading, views, access, foundation type, drainage
what are accessibility concerns?
vehicle access, disabled, construction, local utilities
what climate concerns are on a coastal zone?
temperature, humidity, rainfall, prevailing winds
what are site conditions?
topography, water, geological, climate, wetlands, flora and fauna
what are cost estimating methods?
price per sf
what non residential buildings does calgreen apply to?
all occupancy types
newly constructed buildings, additions of 1000sf or greater and or building alterations with permit valuation of $200,000 or above
how do you address light pollution?
reduce outdoor lighting
how do you address grading and paving?
construction plans to indicate grading and drainage systems
how do you address outdoor water use?
develop a water budget
how do you address irrigation controllers?
use automatic irrigation systems controlled by weather or soil moisture
how do you address weather protection?
provide a weather resistant exterior wall and foundation envelope
how do you address recycling?
allow accessible areas for occupants to recycle
what are some things to help indoor air quality?
cover duct openings
environmental tobacco smoke
outside air delivery
carbon monoxide monitoring
ozone depletion and greenhouse gas reductions
what are voluntary measures and tiers?
tier 1 and tier 2 (2 is better)