Guide to the LEED AP Operations and Maintenance (O+M) Exam by Michelle Cottrell

By Michelle Cottrell

This is the precise consultant for figuring out and getting ready for the LEED® AP O+M examination. Written by means of a professional who's a LEED advisor and companion at eco-friendly schooling Services—a most excellent LEED examination practise provider—Guide to the LEED® AP Operations + upkeep (O+M) examination engages readers by way of breaking down tough thoughts in sustainable layout and engineering in a basically geared up, trouble-free demeanour that is helping streamline the educational approach. overlaying the precise options of the LEED for latest structures: Operations + upkeep eco-friendly construction score process, this publication is an all-inclusive source for reaching winning effects at the LEED AP O+M examination.

From the writer: 5 counsel for Passing the O+M examination

Author Michell Cottrell

How lengthy may still I plan to arrange for the O+M examination?
Assuming you've got already earned the fairway affiliate credential, this booklet proposes a ten week time table. The extra real LEED venture adventure you have got, the higher percentages for fulfillment at the examination as program is essential!

Do i must get one other different research aids as well as this e-book to aid me research?
This e-book is a finished source that can assist you with the cloth proven at the examination. i might recommend using on-line perform assessments to assist organize you for the true layout on the trying out heart.

What are the eligibility necessities to take a seat for the O+M examination?
Applicants are required to cross the golf green affiliate examination and feature a few type of LEED undertaking adventure in the final three years for you to be eligible to take a seat for any of the LEED AP+ credentialing assessments. The initiatives shouldn't have to be LEED qualified, yet they're required to be registered. candidates also will need to comply with the Disciplinary & examination Appeals coverage and credential upkeep standards.

What is the minimal passing ranking for the O+M examination?
There are a hundred questions about the examination the place a rating of one hundred seventy or larger is needed to cross. there's no rhyme or cause of the issues in keeping with query, so concentration your consciousness to studying the fabric! you've got hours for the examination. you're allowed to depart your trying out station however the clock won't cease. Use some time correctly!

What different suggestion are you able to provide? whilst taking the examination, be sure you solution each one query as you move. you could flag any query you're uncertain approximately and return to it later. this fashion, in case you run out of time, you continue to have a chance to get the credits for those questions. be aware, any unanswered questions are marked flawed and no credits could be presented.

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Scope. How does the policy apply to the facility, operations, building components, systems, or materials? 2. Performance metric. How will the performance be measured? 3. Goals. What are the goals of the policy? 4. Procedures and Strategies. How will the goals be met? 5. Responsible Party. Define roles and responsibilities. 6. Time Period. What is the time period for the policy? QUIZ TIME! 7. Credit interpretation requests (CIRs) provide which of the following? (Choose two) A. Responses to written requests for interpretation of credit requirements B.

It is inefficient to illuminate areas not used at night, light areas beyond a property’s boundary, or overcompensate light levels (footcandle levels). If vertical footcandle levels are minimized, light pollution is reduced, dark night skies are preserved, visibility at night is improved by the reduction of glare, and nocturnal animal habitats remain unaffected from sky glow. 8). For the interior lighting compliance, the team must provide automatic controls for any nonemergency built-in fixture with a direct line of sight to any transparent envelope opening(s) in any wall or ceiling.

The USGBC website details the following seven MPRs3: MPR 1. Must comply with environmental laws This MPR must be fulfilled from the beginning of the performance period through the date the LEED certification expires. MPR 2. Must be a complete, permanent building or space LEED projects must include at least one existing building, all-inclusive. MPR 3. Must use a reasonable site boundary The LEED project boundary must include and be consistent with all of the property as part of the scope of work of the new construction or major renovation, including any land that will be disturbed for the purpose of undertaking the LEED project during construction and operations.

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