Guide to the LEED AP Homes Exam
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Proven Strategies to Pass the LEED® AP HOMES Exam
Here is the ideal study guide for understanding and preparing for the LEED® AP Homes exam. Written by an expert who is a LEED consultant and partner at Green Education Services—a premier LEED exam preparation provider—Guide to the LEED AP Homes Exam engages readers by breaking down difficult concepts in sustainable design and engineering in a clearly organized, straightforward manner that helps streamline the learning process for those seeking participation in the responsible design and construction of sustainable residential projects that implement green practices. Guide to the LEED AP Homes Exam features:
- An overview of the LEED Green Associate material included in the first portion of the LEED AP exam, along with specific Homes content
- A collection of sample test questions and study tips to reinforce learned material
- An accessible and stimulating approach that fosters quicker retention
- A set of strategies for summarizing critical information and details more effectively
- A wealth of material that includes drawings, charts, and diagrams to help understand concepts visually
- A total of 128 sample flashcards that allow you to study on the go!
Covering the detailed concepts of the LEED for Homes™ Rating System, this book is an all-inclusive resource for achieving successful results on the LEED AP Homes exam.
system, not blown away or evaporated. In order to do this calculation, the landscape professional first determines the irrigation efficiency of the proposed type of system. The LEED for Homes Reference Guide indicates that a fixed spray irrigation system can have a low efficiency default value of 0.40, while a drip system can have a high 0.90 irrigation efficiency default value. These values together with the controller efficiency value from the system’s manufacturer will help the team to
The Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) defines graywater as “untreated household wastewater which has not come into contact with toilet waste.”4 It is important to remember that water from kitchen sinks and dishwashers is not considered graywater. Septic systems cannot be used as an eligible compliance path. To meet the requirements of this credit, water must be collected from either clothes washers, showers, or a combination of faucets and other sources, to exceed 5,000 gallons per year and be used
supply-air flow rates must be within ± _______ percent. (Choose one) A. 1 B. 5 C. 10 D. 15 E. 20 Q10.14. Which two should be referenced when sizing equipment and ducting to provide proper delivery of air? (Choose two) A. Manual D B. ASHRAE 62.2 C. Manual J D. IECC Climate Zones Q10.15. What is the maximum pressure differential allowed between closed rooms and adjacent spaces with returns? (Choose one) A. 0.5 Pa B. 1 Pa C. 1.5 Pa D. 2.5 Pa E. 3 Pa Q10.16. Which of the following
complies with the requirements of MR Credit 2.2. Q9.20. A, D, and E. Project teams are also not allowed to bury unground material on-site as a means of addressing construction waste. Chapter 10: Indoor Environmental Quality Q10.1. A, B, and D. Both third-party testing and occupancy sensors can bring efficiency to energy-related systems. Q10.2. B, C, F, and G. Third-party testing and/or verification are required under ID Credit 2.3, WE Credit 2.2, EQ Credit 4.3, EQ Credit 5.3, and EQ Credit
AE credit 1.3 prerequisites B Blower door test See also Envelope tightness performance test Buildable land Builder Building Information Modeling (BIM) C Carbon dioxide (CO2): emissions reduction strategies Carbon monoxide (CO) Charrette Climate change Community connectivity Construction documents (CDs) Cradle-to-grave cycle Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) Guide Credentialing system: application process LEED AP with Specialty LEED AP Building Design + Construction (BD+C)