Guide to the LEED AP Interior Design and Construction (ID+C) Exam (Wiley Series in Sustainable Design)
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Pass the LEED(R) AP ID+C EXAM WIth These Proven Strategies Here is the ideal study guide for understanding and preparing for the LEED(R) AP ID+C 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(R) AP Interior Design and Construction (ID+C) 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 operation and maintenance of existing buildings that implement green practices. Guide to the LEED(R) AP Interior Design and Construction (ID+C) Exam features: A brief overview of the LEED Green Associate material included in the first portion of this LEED AP exam, along with specific ID+C 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 Commercial Interiors Green Building Rating System, this book is an all-inclusive resource for achieving successful results on the LEED AP ID+C exam. Green Education Services (greenedu.com) is a leading provider of green jobs training related to LEED, EPA energy auditing, solar, and more for building developers, architects, engineers, interior designers, planners, commercial real estate brokers, and other construction industry professionals. A national member of USGBC and CAGBC, accredited by the EPA, and an approved AIA/CES provider, Green Education Services has helped thousands of professionals throughout the United States prepare for their credentialing exams and maintain their credential as an approved GBCI CE provider.
Other Michelle Cottrell titles available from Wiley: Guide to the LEED(R) Green Associate Exam, Guide to the LEED(R) AP Building Design and Construction (BD+C) Exam, Guidebook to the LEED(R) Certification Process: For LEED(R) for New Construction, LEED(R) for Core & Shell, and LEED???(R) for Commercial Interiors, Guide to the LEED(R) AP Operations and Maintenance (O+M) Exam.
Michelle Cottrell, LEED AP BD+C, ID+C, O+M, is Vice President and Director of Education at Green Education Services, where she is responsible for curriculum and course development. She is also the founding principal of Design Management Services, a LEED(R) consulting firm that supports project teams through the certification process from design through construction. A LEED(R) Accredited Professional, Cottrell has more than ten years of experience specializing in commercial projects as a sustainable design and LEED consultant.
Acknowledgments ix Introduction xi Part I: Ramping Up 1 Chapter 1 Understanding the Credentialing Process 3 The Tiers of the Credentialing Process 3 The First Tier of the Credentialing System: LEED Green Associate 3 The Second Tier of the Credentialing System: LEED Accredited Professional with Specialty 4 The Third Tier of the Credentialing System: LEED Fellow 4 The Application Process 5 Apply! 6 Register! 6 Schedule! 7 Why Earn LEED Credentials? 7 Chapter 2 Sustainability and LEED Basics Review 9 The Benefits of Green Buildings 10 The Triple Bottom Line 11 The Design and Construction Process 13 The Project Team Members 13 Conventional Projects versus the Integrative Design Approach 13 Do Green Buildings Cost More? 16 USGBC and GBCI 17 Chapter 3 The LEED for Commercial Interiors Rating System 21 LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED CI) 21 The Categories of LEED 22 Prerequisites and Credits 22 Credit Weightings 24 The LEED Certification Process 26 LEED-Online 26 Registration 27 Credit Form 29 Credit Interpretation Requests and Rulings 30 Certification Review 30 Part II: Diving In: The Strategies and Technologies of LEED CI 37 Chapter 4 Sustainable Sites 39 Site Selection 40 Site Selection in Relation to LEED Compliance 41 Transportation 60 Transportation in Relation to LEED Compliance 60 SS Credit Worksheets 68 Chapter 5 Water Efficiency 101 Indoor Water Use 102 Indoor Water Use in Relation to LEED Compliance 102 WE Study Worksheets 107 Chapter 6 Energy and Atmosphere 109 Energy Efficiency 110 Energy Efficiency in Relation to LEED Compliance 115 Tracking Energy Consumption 120 Tracking Energy Consumption in Relation to LEED Compliance 120 Managing Refrigerants 124 Managing Refrigerants in Relation to LEED Compliance 124 Renewable Energy 125 EA Study Worksheets 129 Chapter 7 Materials and Resources 147 Salvaged Materials and Material Reuse 149 Salvaged Materials and Material Reuse in Relation to LEED Compliance 150 Material Selection 152 Material Selection in Relation to LEED Compliance 154 Waste Management 159 Waste Management in Relation to LEED Compliance 160 MR Study Worksheets 164 Chapter 8 Indoor Environmental Quality 185 Indoor Air Quality 187 Ventilation Strategies in Relation to LEED Compliance 187 IAQ Practices during Construction in Relation to LEED Compliance 190 Prevention and Segregation Methods in Relation to LEED Compliance 197 Thermal Comfort 199 Thermal Comfort in Relation to LEED Compliance 199 Lighting 202 Lighting in Relation to LEED Compliance 204 EQ Study Worksheets 209 Chap ter 9 Innovation in Design and Regional Priority 243 Innovation in Design 243 ID Credit 1: Innovation or Exemplary Performance 243 ID Credit 2: LEED Accredited Professional 245 Regional Priority 245 ID Study Worksheets 250 Part III: Study Tip s and Appendices 255 Chapter 10 Study Tips 257 Preparing for the LEED AP ID+C Exam: Week Eight 257 Practice Exam Approach 258 The Testing Center Environment 258 Exam Structure 259 When at the Testing Center 260 Exam Scoring 260 After the Exam 261 Appendices 263 A. LEED CI Rating System 263 B. Minimum Program Requirements (MPRs) for LEED CI 264 C. LEED Certification Process 266 D. Main Category Summaries 268 E. Related Prerequisites and Credits 270 F. Sample LEED CI Scorecard 272 G. Exemplary Performance Opportunities LEED CI v3.0 273 H. Referenced Standards LEED CI v3.0 276 I. Answers to Quiz Question 280 J. Abbreviations and Acronyms 290 K. Sample Credit 294 Credits 295 Index 297 Sample Flashcards
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