How well do you know "green" installation? Find out in this Web-exclusive quiz.

 

1.  Natural linoleum is considered “green” flooring.                         1.  True                        2.  False  

2.   ___________ is a green- home rating system for assuring that homes are designed and built to be energy and resource efficient and healthy for occupants                         1.  OSHA                    2.  LEED                                3.  EPA  

3.  _________________describes products that contain recycled content.               1.  LEED                      2.  IAQ                                 3.  Recycled content    

4.  Cork is not described as “green” flooring.               1.   True                       2.  False    

5.  ___________ adhesives are described as VOC compliant, contain no flammable or      toxic solvents; low hazard and negligible odor.            1.   Low VOC               2.  Multi-purpose                                 3.  Pressure-sensitive    

6.   ___________ describes the certified system that is specifically designed for hard       surface flooring and flooring adhesives that meet California’s VOC requirements.   1.  LEED                     2.  Floor Score Certified (FSC)            3.  Global warming    

7.  Recycled rubber flooring is not a “green” product.               1.  True                        2.  False  

8.  ___________________ is described by the letters IAQ.               1.   Indoor Air Quality       2.  Interactive Ambient Qualification        3.  Inner Air Quality  

9.   ___________ system should be activated prior to the installation of flooring.               1.  HVAC (Heating – Ventilation  -  Air-Conditioning)        2. Hot-air         3.  Ambient Air                                   

10.  Low _______ adhesives are described as those that emit low volatile organic compounds.               1.     EPA                                           2.  OSHA                                 3.  VOC    

11.  The MSDS or ____________ will explain the VOC capabilities of adhesive.               1.  Material Signed Designated System                      2.  Material Safety Data Sheet                                             3.   Matters Significant of Dangerous Systems    

12.  _______________ the area properly will keep VOC’s at a minimum               1.  Estimating                          2.   Securing                            3.  Ventilating    

13.   _________________ and types of __________________display a strong odor; are         flammable and the fumes are hazardous to breathe.               1.  Contact adhesives  -   some resilient seam sealers             2.  Water-based adhesives -  latex seam sealer             3.  Green labels  - flooring    

14.  The CRI ___________ is attached to the backing of carpet samples and signifies that the         carpet is environmentally friendly.               1.  Blue tag                              2.  Green Label                         3.  Energy Star Rating             

15. ATFS or the ___________is a program committed to sustaining forests, watershed and healthy habitats through the power of private stewardship; to promote the growing of renewable forest resources on private lands while protecting environmental benefits and increasing public understanding of all benefits of productive forestry.               1.  American Tree Farm System                      2.  Air Transfer Flooring System                                                  3.  Air Trans Floor System  

16______________ means that at the end of life, any product can be turned into something else to close the cycle to avoid any waste.                1.  Crib to Cradle                    2.  Climate to Climate                         3.  Cradle to Cradle  

17.  __________________- friendly is a term that refers to goods and services that inflict minimal harm on the environment.             1.  Energy                                2.  Environmentally                             3.  Efficiently  

18. _______________is the increase in the average temperature of the oceans and the Earth's near-       surface air that has occurred since the mid-twentieth century and its projected continuation..               1.  Greenwashing                    2.  Global warming                 3. Green science  

19. __________________ is a waste type that is produced by the end consumer of a material       stream.  It is described as garbage that individuals routinely discard, either in a waste       receptacle or a dump, or by littering, incinerating, pouring down the drain, or washing.   1.  Post-consumer waste         2.  Green waste                       3.  Global warming     

20.  ______________is a term used to describe the act of misleading consumers regarding the       environmental practices of a company or the environmental benefits of a product or service.             1.   Greenwashing                   2.  Globalization                      3.  Greenhousing  

21. ___________ describes what a product leaves from the time and place it is sourced to final      installation.                         1. Green footprint                   2.  Carbon footprint                3. Gas emission  

22.  USA households account for about 1/5th of America’s total _____________.    The average household creates 3.3 tons of landfill waste every year; an average of 4.5 pounds of trash, every day per every person.               1.  Greenhouse gas emissions 2. Waste products          3. Greenwashing         

23.   Eco-friendly, environmentally-friendly and nature-friendly are ________ used to refer to goods and services considered to inflict minimal harm on the environment.               1.  Gas emissions                                 2.   Terms                    3.  Energy ratings              

24.  _______________ is a program to determine the most efficient products in a particular category to earn this label. A systematic process that relies on rigorous market, engineering, and pollution savings analyses and input from industry stakeholders to ensure that products are identified to achieve large gains in energy and cost efficiency and pollution reduction.               1.  Energy Star Rating                                    2.   LEED                    3.   CRI Green Label    

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