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Daily Quiz (7)

True or false: Five methods are available for determining the presence of moisture in concrete floor slabs, and all are addressed by ASTM standards.

True or false: The amount of water condensing from an air leak in a wall is much less than the amount that occurs with water vapor diffusion through the wall.

True or false: Silane and siloxane sealers prevent both water ingress into concrete and moisture vapor from escaping the concrete.

In coating work, what is a jeep test?

A 15-month study of wall assemblies for insulation and moisture resistance conducted in Charleston, SC, by the U.S. Department of Energy found which type to perform the best?

True or false: A three-year study by Oak Ridge National Laboratory found that EIFS performed better in resisting moisture and acting as a thermal barrier than other wall assemblies, such as stucco, brick, concrete block, and cement board.

A 15-month study of wall assemblies for insulation and moisture resistance conducted in Charleston, S.C. by the U.S. Department of Energy found which type to perform the best?


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