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* 1. Why are geothermal heat pumps more energy efficient than traditional fuel-burning or electric HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) systems?

* 2. How do SIPS (Structural Insulated Panels Systems) alleviate the energy strain on a building's HVAC system?

* 3. What does LEED stand for?

* 4. In January the City of Boston amended a zoning code to require buildings in Boston to meet the green building standard. How large the building has to be, to comply with the code?

* 5. What does CSA stand for?

* 6. Which of the following are used in organic/sustainable farming?

* 7. What is not a good alternative to buying designer eco-friendly

* 8. Why is bamboo considered and eco-friendly material?

* 9. Why is the popular eco-friendly practice of purchasing furniture or flooring made from bamboo being criticized by some environmentalists?

* 10. How many homes can you heat and light in one year from the energy saved by recycling steel?