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Green Office Energy Challenge Quiz

Thank you for taking the Green Office Energy Challenge Quiz. By completing the quiz, you will help your department make progress in the Challenge, and you will be entered into a prize draw for 1 of 5 $15 WATcard top-ups!
 
Terms and conditions: Responses must be submitted by Friday, April 7. The odds of winning are based on the number of entries and are unknown. A draw will be held from all entries on Monday April 27th, and the winner will be contacted by Wednesday, April 29th, 2017. Winners will be required to answer a skill-testing question and sign required waivers from the University of Waterloo.
 
 
Thank you for taking the Green Office Energy Challenge Quiz. By completing the quiz, you will help your department make progress in the Challenge, and you will be entered into a prize draw for 1 of 5 $15 WATcard top-ups!
 
Terms and conditions: Responses must be submitted by Friday, April 7. The odds of winning are based on the number of entries and are unknown. A draw will be held from all entries on Monday April 27th, and the winner will be contacted by Wednesday, April 29th, 2017. Winners will be required to answer a skill-testing question and sign required waivers from the University of Waterloo.
 
 
What department are you a part of?
Centre for Teaching Excellence
Creative Services
Dean of Applied Health Sciences
Dean of Arts/Arts Undergrad
Dean of Engineering
Dean of Environment
Finance
Graduate Student Association
Graduate Studies Office
IAP
IST
Knowledge Integration
Library
Psychology
Political Science
Propel Centre for Population Health Impact
SEED
Student Success Office
Visitor's Centre
Water Institute
WISE
WatPD
Other
Please Specify:
Switching to energy-efficient light bulbs will reduce the average home energy consumption by 10%
True
False
Which of the following energy sources has the smallest climate change footprint for 1kWh equivalent of energy?
Electricity from the grid
Natural gas
Propane
Gasoline
How much cooking energy can you save at home by using a lid on pots and pans?
3%
14%
30%
54%
Letting your dishes air-dry instead of using the heat-dry option will save you up to 50% on your dishwasher's energy consumption
True
False
Appliances still use power when plugged in, even if they're not in use
True
False
Which of the following numbers best completes this statement: weatherstripping (reducing air leaks) can reduce a home's heating and cooling needs by up to:
10%
20%
30%
How much of the average home energy use in Canada goes towards heating water?
7%
13%
19%
28%
The most energy-efficient way to boil water is by using:
An electric stove
A natural gas stove
An electric kettle with auto-shutoff
Up to 70% of your personal video recorder's (PVR) energy consumption comes from standby energy use
True
False
On average, an ENERGY STAR certified television is 15% more efficient than a conventional model
True
False
What are some easy fixes to reduce energy use in the office?
Keep curtains/blinds closed overnight
Turn off monitors at the end of the day
Put your printer in sleep mode
All of the above
If nobody is turning off the lights when rooms aren't in use in your office, you can
A) Put a reminder on the light switch
B) Call Plant Operations
C) Continue to turn off lights when you leave rooms
D) Remind your co-workers at a staff meating
E) A,C, and D
F) A, B, and D
Which of the following is the best description of how the University is charged for electricity
A) A flat rate per kilowatt hour
B) Based on what time of day we use
C) Based on our use during the 5 hours of highest provincial demand
D) Both A and C
Please add your email address if you'd like to be entered into the prize draw!
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