Introduction to LEED Green
Associate Exam Prep
Gang Chen, AIA, LEED AP
President, ArchiteG, Inc
(ArchiteG.com)
ArchiteG.com
Before We Start
1. Why the LEED Green Associate Exam
is the most important LEED exam?
2. You have only a limited amount of...
A. Strategies, Suggestions,
and Mnemonics
1. The nature of the LEED exams and
exam strategies
2. LEED exam preparation req...
ArchiteG.com
4. Timing of review: the 3016 rule;
memorization methods, tips, suggestions,
and mnemonics
5. The importance ...
9. The importance of a routine
10. The importance of short, frequent
breaks and physical exercise
Mnemonics for memorizing...
B. Overview
1. What is LEED? What is the difference
between LEED, LEEP AP, LEED Green
Associate, LEEP AP+ and LEED Fellow?...
4. How many questions do you need to
answer correctly to pass the LEED
exams?
5. What are the key areas that USGBC
uses to...
C. Introduction to the
LEED Green Associate
Exam
1. What is the scope of the LEED Green
Associate Exam?
•Understanding the...
• Process of LEED application and
opportunities for synergy
• Site factors of a project
• Management of water
• Project sy...
• Project Surroundings and Public Outreach
2. How many possible points does LEED v3.0
have?
3. How many different levels o...
5. What is precertification?
6. What is a CIR?
7. When do you submit a CIR?
8. What are the steps for a CIR?
9. Will a CIR...
D. LEED Green Associate
Exam Technical Review
1. What do green buildings address?
2. Key stake holders and an integrative
...
5. LEED certification tools
6. Specific Technical Information
• Sustainable Sites (SS)
• Water Efficiency (WE)
• Energy an...
E. LEED Green Associate
Exam Samples Questions
1. With regard to the Optimize Energy
Performance credit, which of the foll...
a. Compare your building performance to the
baseline building performance.
b. Compare baseline building performance to
ASH...
2. Which of the following factors does not
improve human comfort?
a. Air temperature.
b. Ventilation.
c. Radiation exchang...
3. The standard used for Measurement and
Verification is:
a. ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 (with errata
but without addenda).
...
ArchiteG.com
For further information, see:
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All Gang Chen’s published books have both the printed version and the eBook version. They are available at:
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  1. 1. Introduction to LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Gang Chen, AIA, LEED AP President, ArchiteG, Inc (ArchiteG.com) ArchiteG.com
  2. 2. Before We Start 1. Why the LEED Green Associate Exam is the most important LEED exam? 2. You have only a limited amount of time to prepare for the exam. 3. You must concentrate your time and effort on the most important content of the LEED Green Associate Exam. ArchiteG.com
  3. 3. A. Strategies, Suggestions, and Mnemonics 1. The nature of the LEED exams and exam strategies 2. LEED exam preparation requires short- term memory 3. LEED exam preparation strategies and scheduling ArchiteG.com
  4. 4. ArchiteG.com 4. Timing of review: the 3016 rule; memorization methods, tips, suggestions, and mnemonics 5. The importance of good and effective study methods 6. The importance of repetition: read a good book at least three times 7. When should you start to do sample questions and mock exams? 8. How much time do you need?
  5. 5. 9. The importance of a routine 10. The importance of short, frequent breaks and physical exercise Mnemonics for memorizing these 10 key points: Nancy Smith Shows Tom Michaels a REd TREe (Note the underlined word in this sentence and the underlined words in the 10 key points above) ArchiteG.com
  6. 6. B. Overview 1. What is LEED? What is the difference between LEED, LEEP AP, LEED Green Associate, LEEP AP+ and LEED Fellow? 2. Why did the GBCI create the new three-tier LEED credential system? 3. Do I need to have LEED project experience to take the LEED exams? ArchiteG.com
  7. 7. 4. How many questions do you need to answer correctly to pass the LEED exams? 5. What are the key areas that USGBC uses to measure the performance of a building’s sustainability? 6. How many LEED exams does USGBC have? ArchiteG.com
  8. 8. C. Introduction to the LEED Green Associate Exam 1. What is the scope of the LEED Green Associate Exam? •Understanding the fundamental credit intents, strategies, requirements, technologies, and submittals for the six major credit categories ArchiteG.com
  9. 9. • Process of LEED application and opportunities for synergy • Site factors of a project • Management of water • Project system and related energy impact • Project materials acquisition, installation and management • Project team coordination, stakeholder involvement in innovation and regional design ArchiteG.com
  10. 10. • Project Surroundings and Public Outreach 2. How many possible points does LEED v3.0 have? 3. How many different levels of building certification does USGBC have? 4. What is the process for LEED certification? What are the basic steps for LEED certification? ArchiteG.com
  11. 11. 5. What is precertification? 6. What is a CIR? 7. When do you submit a CIR? 8. What are the steps for a CIR? 9. Will a CIR guarantee a credit? 10. What are the tasks handled by GBCI and what are the tasks handled by USGBC? 11. What are MPRs? ArchiteG.com
  12. 12. D. LEED Green Associate Exam Technical Review 1. What do green buildings address? 2. Key stake holders and an integrative approach 3. The mission of the USGBC 4. The structure of LEED Rating System ArchiteG.com
  13. 13. 5. LEED certification tools 6. Specific Technical Information • Sustainable Sites (SS) • Water Efficiency (WE) • Energy and Atmosphere (EA) • Materials and Resources (MR) • Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) • Innovation and Design Process (ID) • Regional Priority (RP) ArchiteG.com
  14. 14. E. LEED Green Associate Exam Samples Questions 1. With regard to the Optimize Energy Performance credit, which of the following statements is correct? ArchiteG.com
  15. 15. a. Compare your building performance to the baseline building performance. b. Compare baseline building performance to ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 (with errata but without addenda). c. Compare baseline building performance to ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2004. d. Compare baseline building performance to ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2003. ArchiteG.com
  16. 16. 2. Which of the following factors does not improve human comfort? a. Air temperature. b. Ventilation. c. Radiation exchange. d. All of the above. ArchiteG.com
  17. 17. 3. The standard used for Measurement and Verification is: a. ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 (with errata but without addenda). b. The Department of Energy Verification Protocol. c. A signed statement from the designer. d. International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol. ArchiteG.com
  18. 18. ArchiteG.com For further information, see:

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