Aug Newsletter Quiz
Test your general knowledge about home energy, energy recovery, and ventilation. Quiz is completely anonymous and just for fun!
TRUE or FALSE?!!
1) Heat recovery ventilators should always have the highest energy exchange efficiency possible. *
1 point
2) In a home without an air conditioning or dehumidification system, an ERV (Energy or Enthalpy Recovery Ventilator) increases the indoor moisture level. *
1 point
3) The annual energy cost to operate an Energy Star rated refrigerator is greater than the annual refrigerated food cost for a household of 3. *
1 point
4) The energy savings of a heat pump (hybrid) water heater in comparison to an electric water heater for a 4 person household is enough to drive an EV (Electric Vehicle) 8,000 miles per year. *
1 point
5) A dog’s respiration (breathing) increases indoor carbon dioxide levels 5 times more than human respiration. *
1 point
6) From a thermodynamics viewpoint, a fan and a compressor are identical mechanical devices i.e. one is not more "passive" than the other. *
1 point
7) A 1,500 square foot, detached, three bedroom, single family residence requires more fresh air than a 1,500 square foot, three bedroom unit in a multi-family building. *
1 point
8) A fresh air ventilation system should reduce outside airflow when it is bitter cold or extremely hot and humid outside. *
1 point
9) Air filters always clean air better than having no air filter. *
1 point
10) Both carbon dioxide and VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) levels must be assessed in order to control indoor air quality. *
1 point
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