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LEED v4 GA Exam
Flashcards
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Concepts you should know to pass the LEED v4 Green...
Montreal Protocol
International treaty that agreed to:
1) Phase out CFCs by 2010
2) Phase out HCFCs by 2030
Heat Island Effect
Absorption of heat by hardscapes such
as dark, non-reflective pavement and
buildings, and its radiation to surrounding
are...
LEED Certification Points
Levels
•Certified: 40-49 points
•Silver: 50-59 points
•Gold: 60-79 points
•Platinum: 80+ points
Emissivity
Ability of a surface to shed thermal
radiation (between 0 and 1)
What is SMACNA?
Sheet Metal Air Conditioning Contractors
National Association (SMACNA) has
standards for maintaining indoor air quality
du...
Albedo
Also known as reflectance. Ability of a
surface to reflect sunlight (0 to 1)
Which ASHRAE standard
regulates thermal comfort?
ASHRAE 55-2010, Thermal Comfort
Conditions for Human Occupancy
Blackwater
Wastewater from toilets and urinals
Required Recyclables for
MR Prerequisite
Paper, glass, cardboard, plastics and
metals. Also e-waste is now required in
LEED v4. Safe collection, storage and
dispos...
What are examples of
natural refrigerants?
Ammonia, Water, Carbon Dioxide,
Propane, Butane, Isopentane, etc.
What is the formula for
enhanced refrigerant
management?
LCGWP + LCODP x 105 < 100 LC = life
cycle
What is GBCI responsible
for?
GBCI administers credentialing exams
and building certification
What are the LEED credit
categories?
1) Integrative Process
2) Location and Transportation
3) Sustainable Sites
4) Water Efficiency
5) Energy and Atmosphere
6)...
LEED for Homes must be
verified by whom?
A Green Rater (Note: This is the only
rating system that must have projects
verified.)
What is a baseline for
green building?
The baseline is defined by the amount of
energy or water the building would
consume if it used conventional materials
and ...
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  1. 1. LEED v4 GA Exam Flashcards ____________________________________________ Concepts you should know to pass the LEED v4 Green Associate Exam
  2. 2. Montreal Protocol
  3. 3. International treaty that agreed to: 1) Phase out CFCs by 2010 2) Phase out HCFCs by 2030
  4. 4. Heat Island Effect
  5. 5. Absorption of heat by hardscapes such as dark, non-reflective pavement and buildings, and its radiation to surrounding areas
  6. 6. LEED Certification Points Levels
  7. 7. •Certified: 40-49 points •Silver: 50-59 points •Gold: 60-79 points •Platinum: 80+ points
  8. 8. Emissivity
  9. 9. Ability of a surface to shed thermal radiation (between 0 and 1)
  10. 10. What is SMACNA?
  11. 11. Sheet Metal Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) has standards for maintaining indoor air quality during construction and demolition.
  12. 12. Albedo
  13. 13. Also known as reflectance. Ability of a surface to reflect sunlight (0 to 1)
  14. 14. Which ASHRAE standard regulates thermal comfort?
  15. 15. ASHRAE 55-2010, Thermal Comfort Conditions for Human Occupancy
  16. 16. Blackwater
  17. 17. Wastewater from toilets and urinals
  18. 18. Required Recyclables for MR Prerequisite
  19. 19. Paper, glass, cardboard, plastics and metals. Also e-waste is now required in LEED v4. Safe collection, storage and disposal of at least two: batteries, mercurycontaining lamps, or e-waste
  20. 20. What are examples of natural refrigerants?
  21. 21. Ammonia, Water, Carbon Dioxide, Propane, Butane, Isopentane, etc.
  22. 22. What is the formula for enhanced refrigerant management?
  23. 23. LCGWP + LCODP x 105 < 100 LC = life cycle
  24. 24. What is GBCI responsible for?
  25. 25. GBCI administers credentialing exams and building certification
  26. 26. What are the LEED credit categories?
  27. 27. 1) Integrative Process 2) Location and Transportation 3) Sustainable Sites 4) Water Efficiency 5) Energy and Atmosphere 6) Materials and Resources 7) Indoor Environmental Quality 8) Innovation 9) Regional Priority
  28. 28. LEED for Homes must be verified by whom?
  29. 29. A Green Rater (Note: This is the only rating system that must have projects verified.)
  30. 30. What is a baseline for green building?
  31. 31. The baseline is defined by the amount of energy or water the building would consume if it used conventional materials and design.

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