LEED AP Exam Guide: Study Materials, Sample Questions, Mock Exam, Building LEED Certification and Going Green|
by Gang Chen (Author)
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most important trend
of development and it is revolutionizing the construction industry. It has
gained tremendous momentum and has a profound impact on our environment.
From this book, you will learn how to
1. Pass LEED AP exam.
2. Register and certify a building for LEED certification.
3. Understand the intent for each LEED prerequisite and credit.
4. Calculate points for LEED credit.
5. Identify the responsible party for each prerequisite and credit.
6. Earn extra credit (Exemplary Performance) for LEED.
7. Implement the local codes and building standards for prerequisite and credit.
8. Get points for categories not yet clearly defined by USGBC.
Most of the existing books on LEED and LEED AP are too expensive and too
complicated to be practical and helpful. This pocket guide demystifies LEED and
uncovers the secrets, codes and jargons for LEED as well as the true meaning of
"going green." It will set up a solid foundation and fundamental framework of
LEED for you. It covers every aspect of LEED-NC in plain and concise language,
and introduces it to ordinary people.
This pocket guide is small and easy to carry around. You can read it whenever
you have a few extra minutes. It is an indispensable book for ordinary people,
developers, contractors, architects, landscape architects, civil, mechanical,
electrical and plumbing engineers, interns, drafters, designers and other design
About the Author
Gang Chen holds a Master Degree from School of Architecture, University of
Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a Bachelors Degree from the
Department of Architecture, South China University of Technology. He has over 20
years of professional experience. Many of the projects he was in charge of, or
participated in, have been published extensively in Architecture, Architectural
Record, The Los Angeles Times and The Orange County Register, etc. He has worked
on a variety of unusual projects, including well-known large-scale healthcare
and hospitality projects with over one billion dollars in construction costs,
award-winning school design, highly-acclaimed urban design and streetscape
projects, multi-family housing and high-end custom homes, and regional and
neighborhood shopping centers.
Gang Chen is a LEED AP, a licensed architect in California and is currently
working in a leading professional design firm in the United States. He is also
the internationally acclaimed author for another fascinating book entitled
"Planting Design Illustrated."
Paperback: 243 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (September 23, 2008)