USGBC+ Spring 2019 Crossword Answers

USGBC+ Crossword

Spring 2019

Experience the grid: Introducing a new way to test your knowledge of the stories and strategies presented in USGBC+ magazine.

Across

1 Mid-west building-levelling alley (7)
3 Energy storage device or method (7)
6 System used for energy distribution (4)
7 Rating system for resilience (4)
9 EPD: Environmental _____________ Declaration (7)
10 Natural earth heating (10)
13 Insulation material designation for thermal resistance (6)
15 City in Tennessee known for its railway line (11)
18 Storage for shared bikes (4)
19 Gov't agency that was proposed in 1970 to control pollution (3)
22 Solar photovoltaic configuration (5)
23 Location of the COP21 climate change conference (5)
24 Energy ______, on a fashion runway? (8)
25 A LEED designation for all of Franklin, Tennessee (6)
28 Type of bag that's derived from fossil fuel (7)
29 Underground water storage unit (7)
31 LCA: Life-Cycle ________ (8)
32 Technicians who add a top layer of color on a project (8)

Down

1 Earthy building material: __________ Cotta (5)
2 First name of the president who authorized interstate highway system in 1956 (6)
4 One of the three Rs: Reduce, reuse, _______________ (7)
5 Offspring of oak trees? (5)
6 Sustainability trading places (12)
8 Incandescent light replacement (4)
9 Highest designation of LEED certification (8)
11 Land directly adjacent to streams or rivers (10)
12 Mode of transportation for kids and adults (7)
14 Final destination of most refuse (8)
16 VOC: Volatile ____________ Compound (7)
17 Likely solar installation location (7)
20 Texas capital, home of the LEED Platinum Cubesmart Store facility (6)
21 Temperature scale in Asia, Africa, and Europe (7)
23 Wide view (9)
25 Engineering for the mild mannered? (5)
26 All LEED projects must achieve these (6)
27 Energy that might rely on offshore turbines (4)
30 A public transportation mode that uses natural gas (3)

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