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This process provides for independent, third-party verification that a building project meets the highest performance standards.
LEED certification
(PP USGBC Website)
True or False: Residential occupancies are eligible for LEED certification?
FALSE Only will a residential occupancy be considered if it has four or more habitable stories, and even then it considered commercial under LEED NC. (PP USGBC Website)
(2 Part Question) For a project to be a viable candidate for LEED certification it must meet all (………1) and achieve the minimum number of (……….2) to earn the certified level of LEED project certification.
1)prerequisites
2)points
(PP USGBC Website)
What is the first step toward earning LEED certification?
project registration
(PP USGBC Website)
(True or False) all documentation for the LEED certification application process must be completed online according to NC v2.2
TRUE
(PP USGBC Website)
A complete LEED-Online submittal must include the following
1) Overall project narrative including at least three project highlights
2)Drawings and photos illustrative of the project, including:
• Site plan
• Typical floor plan
• Typical building section
• Typical or primary elevation
• Photo or rendering of project
(PP USGBC Website)
Upon delivery of the Final LEED Review (prior certification), the project team, has how many business days to accept or appeal the rating? Project teams that do not contact USGBC within this many business days will not have the opportunity to appeal.
25
(PP USGBC Website)
The official certification date shall be defined as the date when...
USGBC receives notice of a project team's acceptance of the Final LEED Review. (PP USGBC Website)
USGBC will fully rebate certification fees for a project that...
is/was awarded LEED platinum certification after December 31, 2006
(PP USGBC Website)
What is the first step to take the LEED AP Examination?
Visit www.usgbc.org/leedap and click on “Schedule an Exam.” This will prompt you to sign in to your
USGBC website account. If you do not have an account, click on “New to USGBC” to create one.
(PP USGBC Website)
What is a LEEP AP?
A LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) is an individual who has passed the exam and possesses
the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in the design process, to support and encourage
integrated design, and to streamline the application and certification process.
(PP USGBC Website)
What are the benefits of LEED Professional Accreditation for individuals?
Valuable and marketable credential for employers, prospective employers, or clients.
Listing on USGBC Web site directory of LEED Accredited Professionals.
LEED Accredited Professional certificate.
Recognition for involvement in LEED project.
(PP USGBC Website)
What are the benefits of LEED Professional Accreditation for employers?
Become eligible for projects on which owners are mandating the participation of a LEED Accredited Professional.
Strengthens qualifications when responding to RFPs requiring LEED Accredited Professionals.
Encourages employees to continue increasing their knowledge and understandingof green building and LEED
(PP USGBC Website)
What are the benefits of LEED Professional Accreditation for the Building Industry:
Encourages and promotes a higher understanding of LEED and supports USGBC’s mission of transforming the built environment.
(PP USGBC Website)
The process that distinguishes building professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the integrated design and LEED certification process.
LEED® Professional Accreditation
(PP USGBC Website)
(True or False) All LEED APs are eligible to earn one point towards certification by serving as a principal participant on a project team regardless of which exam track was achieved.
TRUE under ID/IU Credit 2
(PP USGBC Website)
What are some positives that are achieved through LEED certification? LEED Buildings:
are leading the transformation of the built environment.
are built as designed and perform as expected.
have lower operating costs and increased asset value.
are healthy and comfortable for their occupants.
reduce waste sent to landfills.
conserve energy and water.
reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
qualify for tax rebates, zoning allowances, and other incentives in hundreds of cities.
demonstrate an owner's commitment to environmental stewardship and social responsibility.
(PP USGBC Website)
(True or False)Project managers have the option to submit up to 90% of the documentation for certification via internet?
False. They now have he opportunity to submit 100%
(PP USGBC Website)
What is the application, during the certification process, that allows for a splitting of submittal documentation into two phases?
Two-phase application according to LEED-NC v2.2
(PP PG22)
The LEED-NC rating of "certified" are given to projects that achieve a registered certification of how many points?
29-32
(PP Pg17)
The LEED-NC rating of "silver" are given to projects that achieve a registered certification of how many points?
33-38
(PP pg 17)
The LEED-NC rating of "Gold" are given to projects that achieve a registered certification of how many points?
39-51
(PP pg17)
The LEED-NC rating of "Platinum" are given to projects that achieve a registered certification of how many points?
52-69
(PP pg17)
(True or False)A project cannot be certified on submittal of design phase documentation?
TRUE: This phase of the two phase application is to assess the likelihood of certification.
(PP pg16)
In which part of the construction phase can the project team submit all credits for review?
At completion
(PP pg16)
How many ratings are awarded according to the LEED certification scale?
4: certified, silcver, gold, and platiunm
(PP pg17)
If final review fails to show adequacy of LEED certification does the project team have the ability to appeal?
Yes, They have up to 25 business days to accept or appeal a final review.
(PP USGBC Website)
Where are projects registered for certification?
Projects can be registered on the USGBC website (www.usgbc.org)
(PP pg15)