Green Awareness


1. In an effort to reduce the energy usage in a building, which four construction techniques play an integral role?




2. What can be done to increase overall energy efficiency in a building?




3. Which of the following is an energy conservation measure?




4. In the life cycle assessment, what process is the continued use and reuse of a product that has little or no environment impact?




5. An energy audit is:




6. When selecting residential energy upgrades, the concept of cost versus benefits is referred to as:




7. A heat load calculation for a residential home is based on the:




8. Energy managers can detect potential energy problems by:




9. Ethanol is a renewable energy source because it is produced through the:




10. What term is considered the process which estimates and evaluates the life cycle cost over the life expectancy of raw materials from the point at which they are compiled, until the time when they are returned back to the earth?




11. Renewable energy is:




12. Conducting a blower door test to quantify air leakage rates is a test to determine the air infiltration and heat transfer energy losses after which process?




13. Life Cycle Assessment of Life Cycle Cost Analysis is the:




14. In order to determine the required capacity of heating or cooling equipment for a structure.




15. The electrical “Demand” rate for commercial enterprises can be reduced by:




16. Carbon footprint is the:




17. What can be used to predict the effects of energy conservation measures used in a building?




18. Effective Energy Conservation Measures can be determined by:




19. What best represents the part of a structure that is in contact with both the conditioned space and unconditioned spaces?




20. The Energy information Administration:




21. Sustainable energy is defined as a:




22. What is R-value?




23. What test is used to diagnose and measure a building’s air tightness and help locate air leaks?




24. What is fenestration?




25. Which of the following is a source of sustainable energy?




26. HCFC-22 is:




27. A test performed to assure a fossil fuel system is operating as close to design specification is called:




28. Which of the following cooling systems works best in dry climates?




29. Radiant heat transfers its energy when:




30. Mechanical vapor compression air conditioning systems:




31. Which of the following is a rating of how efficiently a furnace consumes fuel over the entire heating season?




32. Systems that can have multiple indoor units connected to a single outdoor units are known as:




33. Solar cooling may be accomplished by:




34. A fossil fuel modulating furnace varies its fuel input and blower motor speed:




35. A condensing boiler:




36. The standard temperature used to calculate COP for an air to air heat pump is:




37. Passive cooling is:




38. GreenChill is a cooperative alliance between:




39. Waste-Heat Recovery systems can be adapted to air conditioning systems for:




40. Thermal storage is:




41. A measure of the relative efficiency of a room air conditioner appliance is:




42. Which of the following is used to rate a central cooling system?




43. HSPF air source heat pump equipment ratings range from:




44. Heating Season Performance Factor is used as an energy rating for:




45. In order to maintain an acceptable indoor air quality in tight structures, ventilation standards were established by:




46. Heating and cooling efficiency ratings such as SEER, EER, COP, and HSPF are regulated by:




47. In forced air heating systems, the:




48. The Coefficient of Performance (COP):




49. An instantaneous boiler:




50. The type of system that uses the earth as both a, heating and cooling medium is a:




51. Variable Frequency Drive motors (VFD)




52. Historically, most lighting has been purchased based on the.




53. “Tidal and Ocean Energy” is:




54. Two major appliances in the home that use the most KW/H are the:




55. The term “Wind Farm” refers to the:




56. A green alternative for producing massive amounts of electrical energy is:




57. The ECM (Electronic Commutated Motor):




58. Appliances such as computers, televisions, and most chargers when powered off continue to use electricity these devices are known as:




59. High voltage transformers used in fluorescent lighting are called:




60. Which control can be used to dim fluorescent lighting?




61. The first fuel cell was designed in:




62. Unlike “Wind Generators”, “Tidal Generators” are:




63. Luminous efficacy is how efficient a light bulb is at creating:




64. Flashlights that use LED’s can be used continuously, about how long before new batteries are needed?




65. The Electronic Commutated Motor (ECM):




66. What would the annual operating cost of an appliance that uses 400 watts for 5 continuous hours per day if the current electrical rate is 10 cents per kilowatt?




67. The electrical energy efficiency of an appliance or device is determined by:




68. When photovoltaic modules are interconnected they are called:




69. The difference between a nuclear power plant and a fossil fuel plant is:




70. The power generated by “Wind Turbines”:




71. To produce the voltage necessary to process:




72. A lumen is the:




73. Photovoltaic panels are used to power:




74. LED is the acronym for which of the following?




75. An appliance using 7500 watts of power continuously for 5 hours, would use:




76. Insulating the water heater and hot water piping is:




77. The dedicated line water circulation system:




78. The cartridge free urinal is a:




79. Industrial fire protection systems used Halon-1301 (EPA unfriendly gas) in water sensitive areas in 1993 this substance was replaced with:




80. The removable cartridge is used with a:




81. Showers can use as much as:




82. Energy Star rated air-cooled, cube-type ice machines are:




83. The Energy Star label when attached to a high efficiency plumbing appliance indicates that the:




84. Water distribution piping installations include:




85. Water “hammer” most commonly occurs when:




86. A faucet water flow restriction device which adds air to the volume of water is the:




87. The composting toilet can be:




88. The on demand water circulation system:




89. Reclaim water is required by most codes to be run in:




90. The Energy Star dishwasher uses approximately:




91. Of all the available water on the planet, how much is fresh water attainable?




92. The 1992 Energy Policy Act passed requiring that showerheads and faucets were rated at 2.5GPM @:




93. Dual flush water closets provide the user flushing options. These options are selected by:




94. Pre-rince spray valves are used in commercial kitchens to rinse the:




95. The 1992 Energy Policy Act urinal flush requirements uses:




96. The 1992 Energy Policy Act set the standard for water closets(WC’s) by reducing the amount of water for flushing to:




97. The gravity of water circulation systems uses:




98. Water closets that reduce water used from 1.6 gal to 1.28 (gpf) are known as:




99. Conventional storage water heaters are the most common type water heater installed. They consume an estimated:




100. The best method used for the irrigation of landscaping is:




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