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Daily Quiz (16)

True or false: The Department of Energy’s 2014 Windows and Building Envelope Research and Development Roadmap for Emerging Technologies states that the cost of an air barrier system for a new building can be recovered in less than five years.

What country is the partner of the United States in the Clean Energy Research Center for Building Energy Efficiency?

With specific values required in several energy codes, reflectance is an important performance property of a cool roof coating. What is another?

True or false: In a recent JPCL article, the authors state that Belgian offshore wind farms being developed in the North Sea will generate energy equivalent to 2.5 nuclear power plants.

What organization is holding the event “Delivering Near Zero Energy Buildings Conference” on Friday this week (November 14)?

According to the Department of Energy, buildings are responsible for how much of the nation’s energy use?

Twelve air barrier suppliers, Syracuse University, the Air Barrier Association of America and what other organization jointly worked on research to determine the energy performance of air barrier materials?

True or False: Dark colors can be used to meet Energy Star requirements for reflective roofs.

True or false: Studies by Texas A&M University on about 8 million square feet of campus building roofs show an energy savings payback in three to four years for SPF roofing systems.

What organization produces the main standard that provides minimum requirements for energy efficient designs for buildings except for low-rise residential buildings?

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and what other organization are partners in a research study to quantify the energy-efficiency gains achieved with air barriers?

True or false: Studies by a major university in Texas on 8 million square feet of campus building roofs show that spray polyurethane foam roofing can achieve energy savings payback in 3-4 years.

True or false: Buildings of all kinds, residential, commercial, and industrial, consume about 20% of the energy used in the United States.

The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code for the first time gives air barrier performance requirements for what building constituents?

Which of the following material types is used to improve the energy efficiency of buildings?

True or false: An air barrier, in addition to improving the energy efficiency of a building, minimizes moisture transport through the building envelope.


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