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Sustainable Libraries Design


Quiz Questions

1.The triple bottom line encourages organizations to broaden the focus of their goal setting and self evaluation to include not only economic value but also social and environmental value and impact.
True
False
2. USGBC is abbreviated for________________________.
US Green Building Council
US Green Building Corporate
3.A material that is low-voc emits low volumes of Volatile Organic Compounds, which are harmful to human health. VOCs are common in paints, primers, sealants, glues, and many other products containing chemicals.
True
False
4. Post-consumer recycled content is the percentage of waste material by weight available from consumer use incorporated into a building material.
True
False
5.Hydro chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are ozone-depleting substances that have historically been used as refrigerants and as blowing agents in the making of foam products. Some styro-foams have phased out the use of CFCs and HCFCs in response to the Montreal Protocol calling for immediate cessation of the production of CFCs and the eventual cessation of HCFCs.
True
False
6. Sustainable Libraries Design
The above figure represents __________________.
Exterior and Interior shading devices to optimize day lighting
Indoor Quality Requirements
7. Day lighting is a passive strategy which can improve the indoor environmental quality of a library but it is a measure which will not reap energy savings unless there is a daylight sensor to control the lights in day lit spaces. Using photo sensors in day lit spaces to control dimmable ballasts will allow a system to work without being actively operated by occupants.
True
False
8. Displacement Ventilation makes best use of zones of in a space, placing the fresh air where it is needed, near the occupants – using the natural stratification of air temperatures to its advantage. This is represented in __________________.
Figure 5
Figure 6
9._________________ represents the Collection, Storage, and Reuse of Storm water.
Figure 3
Figure 4
10.Post-industrial recycled content is the percentage of waste material by weight available from industrial use incorporated into a building material. Post-industrial recycled materials are different from industrial scrap, a by-product of industrial processes that can be easily re-used as a feedstock.
True
False