Daily Quiz (30)


A contract was recently awarded to study the possibility of constructing what kind of facility on Rikers Island in New York City?


True or False: Cornell University is now home to a 6,000-pound robot with 3D printing capabilities.


A team of researchers from Spain recently studied the use of microparticles as fillers for epoxy resins from recycled what?


A research team from the Re-Wind Network recently installed a repurposed _______ pedestrian bridge in Cork, Ireland.


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $99,910 to Kebotix, Inc. for the development of safe ___ alternatives that don’t produce toxic byproducts.


European paint brand YesColours announced its new recycling program, partially in response to the fact that only __ of paint tins make it through the entire recycling process in the United Kingdom.


True or False: Ground hazelnut shells can be used for abrasive blasting material as a less toxic option.


True or False: Congress is considering using tax incentives as a way to push building projects toward energy efficiency.


A team of researchers recently developed concrete that generates ____ as a way of contributing net-zero energy.


If the plans are approved, the Central Place Sydney dual-tower property will be powered by ___ renewable energy.


British Coatings Federation announced its commitment to increasing the percentage of leftover paint reused, recycled or remanufactured from 2% to ___ by 2030.


Tulane University is conducting research into ___ found in wastewater intended for water reuse.


The London Energy Transformation Initiative announced a new focus on retrofitting buildings to be more sustainable, as roughly _____ of the nation’s annual CO2 emissions come from existing homes.


Building materials company LafargeHolcim and ECOncrete Tech have announced plans for an ecologically beneficial concrete score protection unit for what?


Australian competitors won the Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2022 competition with a structure that highlighted the repurpose and reuse of local materials, as well as sustainable design, by using what?


True or False: The first-ever 3D concrete printed bridge is currently on display in Venice, Italy.


In an effort to promote sustainability, partners Ørsted and Eversource announced the first-ever American-built offshore wind substation, along with the report that between __ and __ of a wind turbine can be recycled.


A plan for a $400 billion city, dubbed Telosa, will reportedly have shared ownership of land for residents, a transparent governance, eco-friendly architecture and room for ____ people.


Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Concrete Sustainability Hub studied how urban heat island effects can be intensified by an impermeable surface like a roadway, raising the air temperature by up to how many degrees?


According to PaintCare, how many gallons of paint have officially been recycled since the nonprofit began in 2009?


What university was recently awarded a $500,000 CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to address the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal?


What American Institute of Architects contract document represents Sustainability Consultant Scope of Services?


Bjarke Ingels Group recently partnered with ICON, a construction technology developer, and SEArch+, to begin designing a sustainable habitat for where?


True or false: According to the AIA, a sustainability consultant can be an architect or a non-architect.


What organization describes itself as providing “the world’s leading sustainability assessment method for masterplanning projects, infrastructure and buildings," while also detailing that it "recognizes and reflects the value in higher performing assets across the built environment lifecycle, from new construction to in-use and refurbishment"?


What organization published guidelines for selecting materials to assure the sustainability of transit terminals?


True or false: The American Coatings Association issues the Green Mark Certification for environmentally friendly paints.


In what country is the organization that offers “the world's leading environmental assessment method for buildings and new communities,” which “sets the standard for best practice in sustainable design and has become the de-facto measure used to describe a building's environmental performance?"


True or false: In a recent D+D article by Cynthia Challener, sustainability in coatings is now seen as low VOC (50 g/l or lower).


Uncured concrete is often associated with what color?


 
 
   

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