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Daily Quiz (10)

True or false: Building envelope forensic consultants state that transitions from openings in the substrate to the air barrier is the biggest identified point of failure in air barrier systems, according to a recent D+D article.

True or false: Penetrating sealers prevent moisture from entering and exiting concrete substrates.

True or false: According to a recent statement in D+D magazine, full-refinement concrete polishing is being challenged by methods that shortcut the process.

What organization offers the credential of Registered Building Envelope Consultant?

True or false: There are now clear distinctions between “waterproof” and “water-resistant,” according to a recent D+D article.

True or false: A recent D+D article classifies silicones and polysiloxanes as permanent anti-graffiti coatings.

True or false: If a local building code requires compliance with ASHRAE 90.1, then a complete air barrier system must be part of the building enclosure.

True or false: The use of copper in antifouling coatings has been approved in Europe through 2026.

In the Masterspec section on fluid-applied air barriers, which category of coating meets the most rigorous air-barrier performance requirements of the International Code Council?

The structural steel exoskeleton of the New York Times Building, completed in 2008, is coated with what specialty material, in addition to anticorrosive and UV-resistant layers?


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