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3) In two sentences or less, address each of the following two questions about LEED as an assessment tool:

a. Who performs the assessment for LEED (i.e. who determines whether a project has met the criteria for LEED certification)? (1pt.)

b. What is the motivation (i.e. penalty/incentive) for a project owner to attain LEED certification? (1 pt.)

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2) Answer the following about the building with regard to LEED scoring inthe Water Efficiency category (please provide comparisons for yes/noquestions, and use data provided on the following page whereannronriate):

a. WEC1: Assume the use of potable water to irrigate a landscaped area equal to the minimum provision area for SSc5.1 as calculated above. Calculate the baseline water usage in gallons for the project site with mixed vegetation, average factors, and a sprinkler system. Then, propose at least two changes to the baseline case (only the provisions in the previous sentence) to allow the water usage for the project to earn points under Option

1 of this credit. Assume ETO23 in. and usage rate of 0.6233gal/sf/in. (1.5 pts.)

b. Using at least 2 references, discuss the feasibility of capturing used water on site for various uses in residential, commercial, or industrial applications (1.5 pts.)

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1) Answer the following about the building with regard to LEED scoring in the Sustainable Sites category (please provide comparisons for yes/no questions):

a. SSC4.3: Specify the minimum provisions required to earn the points for this credit under Option 3. (1 pt.)

b. SS5.1: Specify the provisions required to earn the points for this credit. Also, would these provisions also allow the project to earn the points for SSc5.2 if there are no zoning requirements? (1 pt.)

d. Using at least 3 references, discuss the benefits and consequences of 3 different ways of providing open space in a development. (2 pts.)

c. SSc7.2: If the edges of the roof, comprising 30% of its area, will be sloped at 20% using a material with an SRI of 40, determine the minimum SRI of the remaining portion of the roof, which will be flat. (1 pt.)

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