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Daily Quiz (32)

True or false: Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory has created what it calls a “cool roof time machine.”

True or false: The mission of RCI Inc. is to advance the profession of building envelope consultants.

True or false: There is not yet a roof coating that can perform successfully over a weathered thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) roof substrates, according to a recent Durability + Design article.

True or false: Resistance to water ponding may be the single most important performance feature needing improvement for elastomeric acrylic roof coatings, according to a recent D+D article.

California Title 24 requires that reflective roof coatings maintain a specified level of reflectance for how many years?

True or false: White, reflective roof coatings should not be applied to asphalt shingles, according to the Roof Coating Manufacturers Association (RCMA).

True or false: According to an industry study reported in D+D, the biggest drop in a roof coating’s solar reflectance occurs in the first three years of service.

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) recently merged with what organization?

True or false: The adhesion of coatings to weathered TPO roofing membranes can be significantly increased by using aqueous cleaners, followed by power washing.

True or false: RCI, Inc. is the Roof Consultants Institute.

The migration of asphalt from a roof to the surface of a white roof coating applied over it is called what?

True or false: Complex inorganic color pigments (CICP) contribute to vivid and durable colors in coatings but lack the IR reflectivity needed for reflective roof coatings.

True or false: A recent Reflective Roof Coatings Institute study found that the type of substrate to which a reflective roof coating is applied has a profound effect on the solar reflective properties of the coating over time.

Reflectance and emittance are important properties of what type of coatings?

Which of these abbreviations is least related to the roofing or roof coating industry?

Two dozen members of what roof coating industry association lobbied Congress in July to promote their interests?

What organization conducted a study to determine, in part, if aluminum test panels were suitable substrate types for field evaluations of reflective roof coatings?

Which of the following does NOT have a significant effect on the solar reflectance level or reflective roof coatings over time, according to a study by the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI)?

True or false: Some experts recommend that a weathered TPO roof be prepared for coating by cleaning with an aqueous cleaner followed by power washing.

What organization issued an updated manual in 2012 on the application of spray polyurethane foam (SPF) roof systems?

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.

True or false: Reflective roof coatings do not have to be white to be effective.

The migration of asphalt from a roof to the surface of a white roof coating applied over it is called what?

True or false: Some roof coating systems now feature fluoropolymer topcoats.

According to ASTM D6083, what should be the dry film thickness of an acrylic coating used in roofing?

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.

The biggest drop in a coating’s solar reflectance occurs in what time period, according to a recent field performance study by the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute?

True or false: Single-ply roofing membranes such as EPDM cannot be restored by application of liquid-applied coating systems.

According to ASTM D 6083, what should be the minimum dry film thickness for elastomeric acrylic cool roof coatings?

Elastomeric roof coatings can be based on which of the following resin chemistries:

The migration of ashpalt from a roof to the surface of a white roof coating applied over it is called what?

According to ASTM D 6083, how thick should an acrylic reflective roof coating be?


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