Smart Electrical Systems: Meters, Submeters, And Smart Meters

Smart Electrical Systems: Meters, Submeters and Smart Meters

Air Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013

Exam for Continuing Education Units

1 AIA CES accredited LU available for attendees

You must get 8 of 10 questions correct to pass the exam. You may retake the exam if necessary. You will be notified whether you passed or failed automatically after taking the exam. Upon passing the exam, you will be able to download the completion certificate immediately.


Smart Electrical Systems: Meters, Submeters and Smart Meters

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Exam Question 1 *

What distinguishes a smart meter from other types of meters?

It communicates
It controls other equipment
It monitors harmonics
Exam Question 2 *

Smart meters calculate electricity usage using:

Digital representations of instantaneous voltage and current
Analog multiplication
Rotating disks
Exam Question 3 *

Part of the process of specifying a smart meter is determining the communication protocol(s) it will use.

Exam Question 4 *

Waveform capture is a typical function of traditional—as opposed to smart—electric meters.

Exam Question 5 *

Which is NOT a part of the commissioning process for smart meters?

Verifying the polarity of current transformers
Verifying the transformer ratios
Selecting the color of the meter
Exam Question 6 *

Which item is NOT associated with Demand Response?

Load shedding
Open ADR
Utility waste management
Exam Question 7 *

Smart “AMI” meters are intended to communicate with the utility service provider.

Exam Question 8 *

Which of the following could describe a Demand Response contract with the utility?

Dynamic pricing with automation
Direct load control
Interruptible tariffs
All of the above
Exam Question 9 *

On-site generation is appropriate for Demand Response under the LEED v4 draft.

Exam Question 10 *

Which is NOT one of the LEED rating systems?

Commercial Interiors
New construction
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