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1

When is it necessary to do Storm Water Pollution Protection in CalGreen?

projects that disturb less than one acre

2

How many bicycle parking spaces are required?

2 spaces minimum or 5% of parking

3

How many clean air vehicles are required?

1-2 spaces per 25 total

4

How many electric vehicle charging is required?

1 for 10 or 1 per 25

5

How much water should each tenant consume if required to have its own submeter?

expected to consume 100gal/day

6

How much sf is required to have outdoor water use standards?

areas over 500 sf

7

How much construction waste must be recycled?

65%

8

When is commissioning required?

buildings over 10,000 sf

9

What type of air filter should be used in HVAC construction?

MERV8

10

How far away from a building must you be for tobacco smoke control?

no smoking within 25 feet of building openings or intake

11

HVAC refrigeration and fire suppression shall not contain_____

Halons

12

What is the max gallons per flush for water closets?

not exceed 1.28 gal/flush

13

What is the max gallons per flush for urinals?

not exceed 0.5 gal/flush

14

What is the max gallons per flush for showerheads?

not exceed 2.0 gal/minute

15

When do you need commissioning?

for new buildings greater than 10,000sf

16

What two codes comprise of the architects practice act?

building & professions code
California code of regulations

17

What is an allowance?

in lieu of specifying a product, you allocate a certain amount of money

18

What things does the owner need to approve in DD?

drawings, specs and budget

19

what are topography concerns?

grading, views, access, foundation type, drainage

20

what are accessibility concerns?

vehicle access, disabled, construction, local utilities

21

what climate concerns are on a coastal zone?

temperature, humidity, rainfall, prevailing winds

22

what are site conditions?

topography, water, geological, climate, wetlands, flora and fauna

23

what are cost estimating methods?

historical data
price per sf
area
unit
comparative

24

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

25

how do you address light pollution?

reduce outdoor lighting

26

how do you address grading and paving?

construction plans to indicate grading and drainage systems

27

how do you address outdoor water use?

develop a water budget

28

how do you address irrigation controllers?

use automatic irrigation systems controlled by weather or soil moisture

29

how do you address weather protection?

provide a weather resistant exterior wall and foundation envelope

30

how do you address recycling?

allow accessible areas for occupants to recycle

31

what are some things to help indoor air quality?

fireplaces
cover duct openings
no VOC
environmental tobacco smoke
filters
moisture control
outside air delivery
carbon monoxide monitoring
ozone depletion and greenhouse gas reductions

32

what are voluntary measures and tiers?

extra considerations
tier 1 and tier 2 (2 is better)

33

what is bmp?

best management practices