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What demographic category constitutes nearly half of SSPC’s individual members?

Which of the following organizations provides information about good practice in the selection and use of sealants in expansion joints?

What organization says it “is charged with encouraging optimum energy use of buildings through a better understanding of how overall, complex building components interact with each other and with the environment.”

What organization worked with the Roof Coating Manufacturers Association to create a Product Category Rule for roof coatings?

True or false: According to the American Architectural Manufacturers Association in speaking about its performance specification for liquid-applied flashing, heat exposure is perhaps the most meaningful test in the specification.

True or false: SSPC has a committee for developing a classification scheme and standard for texture of floor coatings.

What organization recently formed a Task Group on the use of rust converters?

True or false: Suppliers of manufactured stone veneer are represented by the National Concrete Masonry Association.

True or false: The American Water Works Association tests for health effects and certifies coatings for use in contact with potable water.

In how many countries, not including the U.S., does SSPC have chapters?

True or false: The Sealant, Waterproofing & Restoration Institute has approximately 500 individual members.

What organization defines 6 types of urethane coatings?

What association in the U.S. now deals with the science and technology of formulating and making paint?

True or false: The Shipbuilding Group in the U.S. is comprised of the Shipbuilders Council of America and the Naval Research Laboratory.

The Concrete Polishing Association of America is now part of what other organization?

How many regular member companies belong to the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association?

In what country are these coatings and coatings-related associations headquartered: OCCA, BCF, PRA, ICORR?

In what geographic regions has SSPC recently set up Advisory Councils?

What organization is developing a guide for assessment of pinholes in coatings?

What organization offers the training, “Exterior Envelope—Doing It Right”?

What organization produces rubber replica templates to judge the degree of surface profile on concrete?

True or false: According to a recent JPCL article, the threshold values in ASTM standards for deeming concrete suitable to be coated are neither achievable nor realistic for below-grade structures.

True or false: No more than 30 percent of SSPC technical committee members may represent a single stakeholder interest category (e.g, contractors, coating manufacturers, consultants, equipment manufacturers).

What organization has a certification program for installing spray polyurethane foam on roofs?

What association is focused on thick-film high performance elastomer technologies?

What organization has the Polymeric Floor Coatings Advisory Committee?

What association in the U.S. now deals with the science and technology of formulating and making paint?

What was the name of the American Coatings Association before its merger with the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology?

True or false: Rubber replica templates from the American Concrete Institute can be used to judge the degree of surface profile on concrete.

What is the association focused on the global thick film high performance elastomer industry?

The organizers of the American Coatings Show are the American Coatings Association and what other organization?

What organization is working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Air Barrier Association of America to create an air barrier energy calculator?

The presentation, “Adding Air Barrier and Thermal Improvements to Existing Facilities,” was given yesterday, March 14, 2016 at what event?

Which of the following organizations provides information about good practice in the selection and use of sealants in expansion joints?

What organization conducts a National Transportation Product Evaluation Program?

Who serves as executive director of two associations that deal with building enclosure technology?

What is the subject of the paint application guide recently amended and reissued by SSPC, together with AASHTO and the National Steel Bridge Alliance?

A coatings society and a health care act share the same abbreviation. What is it?

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

SSPC-VIS 1, now called Guide and Reference Photographs for Steel Surfaces Prepared by Dry Abrasive Blast Cleaning, was originally produced by what other standards organization?

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

What organization focuses on stenciling and other decorative painting techniques?

What organization created and sells rubber replica templates for determining the surface profile of concrete?

Who was the first president of the American Institute of Architects?

True or False: SSPC’s membership rolls grew from 100 individual members at its founding in 1950 to its current 9,829 individual members (as of July 31, 2013).

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

Since its founding in 1950, how many executive directors has SSPC had?

What organization offers the Green Globes rating system for green building?

True or False? The Industrial Painting Committee (IPC) is a peer group of influential industrial and commercial painting contractors affiliated with the Painting & Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA).

The Labor Management Cooperation Initiative combines the resources of the IUPAT (International Union of Painters and Allied Trades) and what other trade association?

What organization developed the Guide for Planning Coatings Inspection?

Who will serve as SSPC President in 2015-16?

The Decorative Concrete Council is a unit of what larger association?

What U.S. organization has done preliminary research on developing a 100-year life coating?

The Norwegian association FROSIO has what in common with NACE and SSPC?

In the United States, there are 26 chapters of this organization, founded in 2004. What is its abbreviation?

What organization will hold the 2013 Symposium on Building Envelope Technology in Minneapolis, MN?

What organization merged with the National Paint and Coatings (NPCA) in 2009?

With what paint-related association has the Society of Gallows Birds been affiliated?

What is ICORR?

What association in the U.S. now deals with the science and technology of formulating and making paint?

What organization has teamed up with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in a large research study to quantify the performance and cost-effectiveness of air barriers?

What organization has a standard for the surface preparation of concrete?

RCI, Inc. is a professional association dealing with what technology?

What is the name of the association for high performance elastomeric technologies?

Who was Executive Director of NACE International from 1952-1987?

What coatings organization is celebrating its 125th anniversary this month?

What two organizations recently worked cooperatively to revise their standards on measuring dry film thickness of coatings?

The current president of SSPC works for what company?

What organization held its first meeting in January 2012 to create a new standard for tank linings in the oil and gas industry?

What is the trade association for the thick-film high performance elastomer industry?

What organization has a Wall Coating Validation Program “to provide specifiers and end-users of wall coating products an unbiased method to judge whether wall coating products will perform at the levels of the manufacturer’s published data sheet for that particular product?”

What is the name of the organization that fosters better relations between the painters’ union and union contractors and works to increase market share of union contractors?

What organization trains and certifies air barrier contractors?

What organization has specifications for organic coatings on aluminum extrusions and panels?

What association has an Architectural Coatings Committee?

What organization has a “Wall Coating Validation Program?”

Which one of the following organizations does not train and certify paint inspectors?

RINA in the UK is the Royal Institute of Naval Architects. What is the Italian RINA?

What industry started SSPC, originally called the Steel Structures Painting Council?

Which of the following organizations is not a part of the federal government?

What organization has recently developed programs to combat "greenwashing" of products?

What organization maintains a product directory online that lists initial reflectance and emittance levels for hundreds of roof-coatings products?

What organization offers a standard that gives durability grades of low, medium, and high for paint systems in various environments and levels of surface preparation?

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

What organization publishes inspection manuals dealing with spray-applied, fire-resistive coating materials?

RCI, Inc. is a professional association that deals with what technology?


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