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1

what are the main impact categories of LEED?

1) Reverse contribution to global warming
2) Enhance human health/wellbeing
3) Protect/restore water resources
4) Protect/enhance/restore biodiversity/ecosystems
5) Promote sustainable material resource cycles
6) Build greener economy
7) Enhance social equity/environ. justice/ community quality of life

2

How many LEED points are required to be certified for the following LEED levels?

Certified, Silver, Gold, Platinum

Certified = 40-49
Silver = 50-59
Gold = 60-79
Platinum = 80+

3

What is an agent?

The entity who is granted actual authority by the owner to register the project and accept the certification agreement.

4

Who is the project administrator?

Person that ensures LEED submission is complete and accurate before submitting the project. They also accept review results once the review is complete.

5

How many possible points can you get for the materials & Resources category of the new LEED BD+C: New Construction

13

6

How many possible points can you get for the Location and transportation category of the new LEED BD+C: New Construction

16

7

How many possible points can you get for the sustainable sites category of the new LEED BD+C: New Construction

10

8

How many possible points can you get for the Water Efficiency category of the new LEED BD+C: New Construction

11

9

How many possible points can you get for the Energy and Atmosphere category of the new LEED BD+C: New Construction

33

10

How many possible points can you get for the Indoor Environmental Quality category of the new LEED BD+C: New Construction

16

11

How many possible points can you get for the Innovation category of the new LEED BD+C: New Construction

6

12

How many possible points can you get for the Regional Priority category of the new LEED BD+C: New Construction

4

13

Recertification for LEED O+M: Existing Buildings must take place at a minimum of every ___ years

5

14

how many reference guides are there available for the rating system categories and what are they?

5; Building design and construction, Interior design and construction, building operations and maintenance, homes design and construction, neighborhood development.

15

What are the three minimum program requirements (MPR) to building must meet to qualify for LEED?

1) Must be a permanent location on existing land.
2) Must use reasonable LEED boundaries
3) Must comply with size requirements.
LEED BD+C and LEED O+M = 1000SF, LEED ID+C = 250SF, LEED ND = at least 2 habitable buildings but no larger than 1500 acres.

16

Recertification for LEED O+M: Existing Buildings must take place at a minimum of every ___ years.

5

17

How many continuing educational hours must a LEED Green associate complete?

15 hours in 2 years

18

How many continuing educational hours must a LEED AP complete?

30 hours in 2 years

19

How to receive discounts from LEED Volume program?

Certify 25+ projects within 3 years

20

The LEED® Green Associate™ exam is scored out of ___ points.

200 points

21

The exam consists of ___ multiple-choice questions.

100

22

A score of ___ is required for passing the exam.

170

23

___ items give a candidate a problem or situation that they can solve using the concepts from the reference material.

Application, memorization, recall, analysis

*Application*

24

What types of questions are the LEED exam based off of? What do they entail?

Recall items = recall factual items

Application items = problem solved using concepts from reference material.

Analysis items = asses ability to analyze problem and come up with solution based on elements of problem.