ARE Live: Project Planning & Design Mock Exam '21

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I’ve found Archiprep to be very helpful. I also like the Deskcrits book

What Mike is drawing is basically a simple sun path diagram for Denver, CO. It’s important to understand how to use these for the ARE!

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wouldn’t the answer be West no matter if the building is in Denver or not?

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As Mike said, yes. The ARE will however include unnecessary information (like this) in many questions, and you’ll need to know what’s relevant and what’s not in order to answer appropriately.

I finally figured this out! Hi all!

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How the insulation continuation concept will be achieved at the roof truss/wall intersection?

Is it necessary to understand all the types of HVAC systems for the exam, as some other study guides suggest?

Also, can we save a couple mins today to discuss the differences between 4.PPD and 5.PDD?

Could you please tell us which shape will be used in which climates?

It really depends on a number of design factors - such as what the roof soffit will look like. Regardless, the idea is to keep the insulation continuous, between the sheathing and all finished surfaces. As I said, that can be accomplished in a number of ways at the wall/roof intersection!

The ARE 5.0 Handbook lists a number of MEP resources (MEEB, for example) as a resource for both PPD and PDD.

Buildings with courtyards are typically used in hot, arid locations (think the southwest of the US, and many Mediterranean countries). Buildings elongated along the E/W axis are typically used in hot, humid climates (like the southeast of the US).

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