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Illustrated Guidelines on Sustainability for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings


Quiz Questions

1. Illustrated Guidelines on Sustainability for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings
The glass skylight above provides:
Heat
Ventilation
Illumination
None of the above
2. Historic building construction methods and materials often ___________ natural sources of heating, lighting and ventilation to respond to local climatic conditions.
Minimized
Maximized
3.One should begin work with substantive or irreversible treatments with:
Less invasive measures
More invasive measures
4.Replacement windows should be:
durable
recyclable
efficient
All of the above
5.One should install clear, low-emissivity (low-e) glass or film without noticeable color in historically clear windows to:
Increase solar heat gain
Reduce solar heat gain
6.Repairing or reopening historically-operable interior transoms __________ improve air flow and cross ventilation.
Does
Does not
7. Installing through-the-wall air conditioners ___________ impacts the building’s historic character.
Negatively
Positively
8.It is _____________ to install a solar device in a compatible location on the site or on a non-historic building or addition where it will have minimal impact on the historic building and its site.
Not recommended
Recommended
9. It is not recommended to install wind-powered equipment on the historic building that:
Is not reversible
Is reversible
10.Adding natural, sustainable features to the site, such as shade trees, reduces _______loads for the historic building.
Heating
Cooling