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Daily Quiz (19)

What is the acronym, used frequently in VOC regulations, for architectural and protective coatings?

What is the acronym, used frequently in VOC regulations, for architectural and protective coatings?

What organization publishes an architectural painting specification manual?

True or false: SSPC is developing performance standards for architectural coating materials.

What is the cure mechanism of conventional oil-alkyds applied in the field to architectural structures?

What organization is developing a qualification and certification program for architectural coating applicators?

True or false: SSPC has initiated development of performance standards for architectural coating materials.

In addition to the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), what other organization has a specification for coatings on architectural aluminum?

True or False: AAMA Subcommittee D01.42 deals with standards for architectural coatings.

Which of the following terms is generally considered synonymous with the term “trade sales paint”?

The Architectural Painting Decision Tree, a web-based tool for selecting and specifying architectural coatings, was developed and launched in 2013 by MPI with the development help of what other organization?

What organization offers training and certification in architectural coatings at the levels of technologist, specialist, and inspector?

What is the acronym, used frequently in VOC regulations, for architectural and protective coatings?

The Commercial Coatings Committee of what organization is drafting a guide for measuring moisture content in concrete masonry walls?

In architectural coatings and construction, what does BEC stand for?

What is a strippable coating?

What association has an Architectural Coatings Committee?

What agency recently adopted VOC limits on colorants in architectural coatings?

True or false: The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) has a qualification procedure and certification program for painting contractors who apply architectural paints and coatings.


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