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Daily Quiz (13)

True or false: Soiling and weathering of reflective roofing materials is the subject of a recently published standard.

True or false: Among these generic reflective roof coating types—polyurea, polyurethane and polysiloxane—polysiloxane is noted to have the most heat resistance, according to a Durability + Design article.

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.

True or false: Acrylics are used in reflective roof coatings, air barriers, and adhesives and sealants.

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

What organization created a recipe for synthetic dirt in order to create an accelerated test for determining the longevity of reflectivity in roof coatings?

What paint ingredient can make a dark-colored roof coating reflective?

True or false: Solar reflectance and thermal emittance are two terms for the same performance property of a reflective roof coating.

Among the chemistry types commonly used for reflective roof coatings, which has the most heat resistance, according to a recent D+D article?

True or false: A recent study by the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI ) found wide disparities in the reflectance properties of different generic coating types.

Which of the following did a recently completed study by the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI) determine does NOT have a significant effect on solar reflectance level with aging of the surface?

True or false: Spray polyurethane foam is sometimes installed as a roof membrane over which an acrylic reflective roof coating is applied.

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


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