Green Cleaning University - Sgc101 Prospecting For Green Cleaning Accounts

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  • 1. 
    What is the mission of the US Green Building Council (USGBC)?
    • A. 

      Lobby Congress for tax breaks for green buildings

    • B. 

      Teach architects to design more cost efficient buildings

    • C. 

      Promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work

    • D. 

      Build structures with only wood

  • 2. 
    The USGBC has:
    • A. 

      Offices in Asia and Europe.

    • B. 

      Bylaws that prohibit the cleaning industry from joining

    • C. 

      16,000+ buildings in their LEED Ratings System and 17,000+ members.

    • D. 

      Been in existence since the first Earth Day in 1970.

  • 3. 
    What percentage of USGBC members are potential prospects for Green Cleaning?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 4. 
    _______________ is the Green Building Initiative's environmental analysis and assessment process that is the number one competitor to USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system.
    • A. 

      Green Time

    • B. 

      Build Greener

    • C. 

      Green Globes

    • D. 

      Greenscape

  • 5. 
    The Green Globes system uses an online questionnaire-based approach. Once the questionnaire has been completed, a report is automatically generated, which provides ratings, a list of achievements as well as recommendations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Becoming involved with PTAs or PTOs, healthy school advocates and other non-profit school groups are ways to accelerate the adoption of Green Cleaning in schools.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Typically it is easier and faster to sell Green Cleaning programs to large public school districts compared to small private schools.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Buildings with vulnerable and sensitive occupants are good prospects because:
    • A. 

      The building owners have more money.

    • B. 

      The facility managers are nicer people.

    • C. 

      The occupants' productivity and performance can be improved.

    • D. 

      These people will probably not be around for the long-term.

  • 9. 
    Potential Green Cleaning prospects can include government agencies, universities, environmental organizations, and corporate headquarters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Steps you should take to help Building Service Contractors implement a Green Cleaning program include:
    • A. 

      Buy a mop and bucket, fill the bucket with warm water and bleach, and mop the floor three times before calling it a day.

    • B. 

      Gain the attention of the building manager by giving them mint filled chocolate candy daily.

    • C. 

      Construct a program, build their bundle, market the program, and develop communications.

    • D. 

      Assist with the development of blue prints for the building’s remodeling project.