Quiz #2: Green Organizations and the Green Regulatory Landscape

 

1. Which organization is a leading developer of technical and accreditation standards for North American home performance and weatherization retrofit work?

A. RESNET – Residential Energy Services Network

B. BPI – Building Performance Institute

C. ASHRAE –American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

D. USGBC – U.S. Green Building Council

 

2. Which organization produces standards which are widely used to rate the energy performance of new and existing buildings?

A. RESNET – Residential Energy Services Network

B. BPI – Building Performance Institute

C. ASHRAE – the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers

D. USGBC – U.S. Green Building Council

3. Which organization develops and administers the LEED® green building rating system?

A. RESNET – Residential Energy Services Network

B. BPI – Building Performance Institute

C. ASHRAE – the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers

D. USGBC – U.S. Green Building Council

 

4. The most widely adopted energy conservation code, produced and disseminated about every three years, is produced by what organization?

A. OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration

B. EPA – Environmental Protection Agency

C. DOE – U.S. Department of Energy

D. ICC – International Code Council

 

5. Which organization administers the “WaterSense” program, designed to improve U.S. water efficiency?

A. OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration

B. EPA – Environmental Protection Agency

C. DOE – U.S. Department of Energy

D. ICC – International Code Council

 

 

ANSWER KEY:

1. Which organization is a leading developer of technical and accreditation standards for North American home performance and weatherization retrofit work?

A. RESNET – Residential Energy Services Network

B. BPI – Building Performance Institute

C. ASHRAE–American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

D. USGBC – U.S. Green Building Council

 

2. Which organization produces standards which are widely used to rate the energy performance of new and existing buildings?

A. RESNET – Residential Energy Services Network

B. BPI – Building Performance Institute

C. ASHRAE – the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers

D. USGBC – U.S. Green Building Council

 

3. Which organization develops and administers the LEED® green building rating system?

A. RESNET – Residential Energy Services Network

B. BPI – Building Performance Institute

C. ASHRAE – the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers

D. USGBC – U.S. Green Building Council

 

4. The most widely adopted energy conservation code, produced and disseminated about every three years, is produced by what organization?

A. OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration

B. EPA – Environmental Protection Agency

C. DOE – U.S. Department of Energy

D. ICC – International Code Council

 

5. Which organization administers the “WaterSense” program, designed to improve U.S. water efficiency?

A. OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration

B. EPA – Environmental Protection Agency

C. DOE – U.S. Department of Energy

D. ICC – International Code Council

 

 

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