Insulating your house is one of the smartest things you can do to save money on your energy bill. But how much do you really know about green insulation? Take the Ultimate Green Insulation Quiz and find out.
Which of the following values measures a material's capability to impede heat flow?
What percentage of energy is used to heat or cool an average home?
Which of the following insulating materials is renewable?
Why is cellulose a better green insulating material than fiberglass?
Cellulose is renewable.
Cellulose takes less energy to produce than fiberglass.
Cellulose is made from hemp.
Cellulose is thicker than fiberglass.
Where does most cotton insulation come from?
Recycled denim scraps
Recycled bed sheets
Recycled table linens
Which of the following minerals is used in the production of fiberglass insulation?
Where does polystyrene come from?
Which of the following reduces the R-value of fiberglass insulation over time?
Which of the following materials is used to bond wool fibers together?
What is the minimum recommended R-value for attic fiberglass insulation?
Which of the following materials is the chief ingredient of cellulose insulation?
How is cellulose insulation applied?
Which is a type of polystyrene insulation?
Slag from iron-ore blast furnaces can be turned into which type of insulation?
Which best describes "block insulation?"
Sprayed insulation fashioned into concentric circles.
Foam insulation sprayed in rectangles.
Rigid insulation cut into rectangular units.
Rigid insulation cut in one continuous piece.
What does BTU stand for?
British toughness unit
British temperature unit
British texture unit
British thermal unit
Of the following, which best describes the ability to transfer heat?
Which of the following best describes insulation used for temperatures between -100 degrees Fahrenheit (-73.3 degrees Celsius) to -459 degrees Fahrenheit (-272.7 degrees Celsius)?
Thermal temperature insulation
What does the C-value of a particular piece of insulation depend upon?
How much recycled material is in fiberglass insulation?