LEED Green Associate Curriculum Sample

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This sample of the CleanEdison LEED Green Associate Test Prep course will give you a feel for the quality of the course materials. Please contact us at 1-888-513-3476 or by visiting www.cleanedison.com for more details.

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LEED Green Associate Curriculum Sample

  1. 1. LEED® Green AssociateCleanEdison Exam Prep Participant Guide
  2. 2. LEED® Green Associate Participant GuideContentsIntroduction.........................................................................................................................................................................1Green.Building.Basics.................................................................................................................................................... 10Section.I.Quiz.................................................................................................................................................................... 17LEED®.&.the.LEED®.Process.......................................................................................................................................... 18Section.II.Quiz................................................................................................................................................................... 40Sustainable.Sites.............................................................................................................................................................. 41Section.III.Quiz.................................................................................................................................................................. 61Water.Efficiency............................................................................................................................................................... 62Section.IV.Quiz................................................................................................................................................................. 77Energy.&.Atmosphere.................................................................................................................................................... 78Section.V.Quiz.................................................................................................................................................................104Materials.&.Resources..................................................................................................................................................105Section.VI.Quiz...............................................................................................................................................................121Indoor.Environmental.Quality..................................................................................................................................122Section.VII.Quiz..............................................................................................................................................................139Innovation.in.Operations.and.Design.Process...................................................................................................140 .Section.VIII.Quiz.............................................................................................................................................................145Regional.Priority............................................................................................................................................................146Section.IX.Quiz”..............................................................................................................................................................150Education.and.Awareness..........................................................................................................................................151Section.X.Quiz................................................................................................................................................................153Smart.Locations.and.Linkages.................................................................................................................................154 .Section.XI.Quiz...............................................................................................................................................................158LEED®.Credit.Synergies................................................................................................................................................159Section.XII.Quiz..............................................................................................................................................................167LEED.Project.Checklists...............................................................................................................................................170 © 2010 CleanEdison, Inc.
  3. 3. 2010 Triple Bottom Line Issues to consider for a particular green building feature: Does this produce a long-term positive economic impact? How does it directly and indirectly affect the environment? Does the building promote the well-being of laborers, occupants, community members, neighbors, y g and other stakeholder interests? a.k.a. “People, Profit, Planet” Copyright 2010 CleanEdison Inc Page I - 13 Direct and Indirect Impacts LEED encourages consideration of both direct and indirect environmental impacts Direct I Di t Impact Examples: tE l CFC-based refrigerant leakage from HVAC stratospheric O3 depletion Construction activity erosion + sedimentation in nearby streams Indirect Impact Examples: Selecting propane or H2O refrigerant reduces ozone depletion, but increases HVAC equipment size and therefore requires more electricity from an off site coal plant, emitting additional greenhouse gases off-site plant Purchase of non-FSC® wood products may promote deforestation Copyright 2010 CleanEdison Inc Page I - 1416 16
  4. 4. Section I QuizQUIZ 1. The definition of Green Building includes which of the following? Choose three. A. Uses benign energy B. Addresses lifetime performance C. Reduces waste D. Contractor profit 2. An integrated design process means engaging all stakeholders starting in ____________ and continuing through project handover. 3. List three of the Project Team stakeholders . ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ 5. Which three concepts constitute the “Triple Bottom Line”? ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ CleanEdison Exam Preparation17

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