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Daily Quiz (12)

According to a D+D article in 2015, establishing a drainage plane was the most significant solution, adopted in the 1990s, to moisture intrusion problems with EIFS cladding.

What organization has the mission of providing technical advocacy of engineered rainscreen products that results in improved moisture management in building enclosures?

What organization has the mission of promoting the growth of the engineered rainscreen products industry to improve moisture management in building enclosures?

What technology is employed in instruments measuring the moisture content of concrete?

True or false: Some moisture meters for concrete are based on AC impedance.

True or false: Many coating manufacturers recommend that wood should have a moisture content of 15% or less before painting it.

Both mechanical loads from heating and cooling equipment and the stack effect of conditioned air rising or settling can contribute to air and water leaks through holes in building envelope materials. What’s another contributor?

Where is the three-year study, “Assessment of the Impact of Air Barriers on Energy and Moisture Control,” being conducted?

True or false: The anhydrous calcium chloride test for measuring moisture in concrete slabs is a qualitative rather than a quantitative test.

True or false: The most accurate meters for detecting moisture within a concrete substrate are based on readings of temperature and humidity.

True or false: Both relative humidity and temperature differentials from one side to the other can drive moisture vapor through a block wall.

True or false: A moisture content of 30%, as measured by a moisture meter, is generally considered the upper limit for successful painting of wood.


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