LEED Prep: What You Really Need to Know to Pass the LEED NC v2.2 and CI v2.0 Exams

LEED Prep: What You Really Need to Know to Pass the LEED NC v2.2 and CI v2.0 Exams

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591261407
Publisher: Professional Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/06/2008
Edition description: First Edition, New Edition
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Preface and Acknowledgments     vii
Introduction     ix
About This Book     ix
What Is Green Building?     x
USGBC and the LEED Rating System     xi
LEED Certification     xi
LEED Professional Accreditation     xii
LEED Process Implementation     1
LEED Project Registration and Certification     1
Choosing a Project's Market Sector     1
Application Process     2
Application Reviews     13
Credit Interpretation Requests, Rulings, and Appeals     14
Certification Award     15
Appeals     16
LEED Project and Team Coordination     17
Whole-Building Design Approach     17
Project Phases: Pre-Design, Design, Construction, and Operation     20
Pre-Design: Evaluate Building Purpose and Set Project Goals     20
Pre-Design: Review Applicable Building Codes and Standards     20
Pre-Design: Select the Project Team     21
Pre-Design: Building Commissioning     22
Pre-Design: Cost Analysis     23
Design: Integrated Building Design     26
Design: Building Siting     28
Design: Building Components     34
Design: Building Envelope     34
Design: Electricity     45
Design: Heating and Cooling Systems     46
Design: Lighting     53
Design: Water Heating     58
Construction: Energy and Environmental Guidelines     58
Construction: Purchasing Materials     59
Construction: Reducing the Site Environmental Impact     60
Construction: Indoor Air Quality     60
Construction: Waste Management     61
Operation: Overview     62
Operation: Building Commissioning     63
Operation: Measuring Performance     64
LEED NC Knowledge Summaries     69
Sustainable Sites     70
Water Efficiency     100
Energy and Atmosphere     110
Materials and Resources     128
Indoor Environmental Quality     156
Innovation in Design     190
LEED CI Knowledge Summaries     195
Sustainable Sites     196
Water Efficiency     230
Energy and Atmosphere     234
Materials and Resources     254
Indoor Environmental Quality     284
Innovation in Design     322
LEED Technical Analysis     327
Referenced Agencies and Related Standards     327
ASHRAE     327
ANSI     329
IESNA     329
ASTM     330
U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)     331
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)     332
EPA     333
Other Referenced Standards     333
Useful Calculations     335
Resources     337
List of Acronyms     337
Glossary     339
Online Resources     361
Questions to Test Your Comprehension     363
Blank Prerequisite and Credit Matrix     365
NC Matrix     366
CI Matrix     372

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