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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020
What entity regulates all types of construction except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories high?

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2020
True or false: NFPA 34 is the standard for the manufacture of organic coatings.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2020
What university recently received a commercialization grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust for the development of drywall bricks?

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020
True or false: A three-component zinc-rich epoxy primer was used on the Allegiant Stadium as a means of corrosion protection.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020
What new organization was formed after memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) both voted to form an alliance?

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2020
What two associations recently announced the renewal of their alliance?

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2020
The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently awarded what university for the continued research on premature degradation of concrete foundations that contain pyrrhotite?

MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020
Awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects and approved by Her Majesty The Queen, who was the 2021 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal?

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2020
Skeletons of this animal recently caused repeated construction pauses at the new Santa Lucia airport in New Mexico.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2020
In the PaintSquare Press article, “I’m Taking Good Care of You,” what is the first solution Pittsburgh conservator Rhonda Wozniak uses in completing the annual cleaning of a bronze alloy statue?

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2020
Recently, the American Institute of Architects and the American Institute of Steel Construction joint-issued a paper to describe the roles and responsibilities of project participants in design collaboration scenarios. The paper was born out of noticing what two commonly used terms?

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2020
What U.S. university was recently awarded a $1.8 million grant to develop a safer ladder?

MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2020
According to Edye Fox Abrams, VP of Business Development, The ChemQuest Group, this color choice has been increasing in popularity in waterborne wood coatings over the last several years.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2020
True or false: New western cedar wood requires special surface preparation 1-2 weeks prior to coating applications?

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2020
The Sealant, Waterproofing & Restoration Institute doesn’t have a Validation Program for which product?

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2020
A team from Switzerland’s University of Geneva recently published an article in the journal Nature discussing a new nanocoating with anti-reflective and anti-adhesive properties. The eyes of what insect inspired their discovery?

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2020
True or false: NFPA 285 is a test that provides a method of determining the flammability characteristics of exterior, non-load bearing wall assemblies/panels?

MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2020
Regarding Technology Publishing Company’s upcoming PaintSquare Connect event, when will attendees be able to access/edit their personalized schedules?

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2020
What SSPC Guide covers field methods for determining levels of moisture in concrete and masonry walls and ceilings?

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020
Which state doesn’t hold general contractors accountable for their subcontractors’ unpaid wages to employees?

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2020
True or false: Waterglass is another name for mineral paint.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2020
True or false: Alkyds are polyesters modified with fatty acids and other components.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2020
True or False: Rutile titanium dioxide is often used to provide color (white) and opacity to coatings.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2020
What metals are covered by SSPC-SP16?

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2020
True or False: According to a recent PaintSquare Press article, if a pre-engineered metal building is slated to receive a fireproof coating or epoxy application, the item will not receive traditional oxide or galvanization treatments.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020
What type of coating was recently used to protect the interior steel trusses of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California?

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2020
True of False: Prime pigments possess colorant value and hiding power.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2020
Women represent what percentage of the construction labor force?

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2020
True or false: In 2017, the AIA updated its Historic Preservation Services document to clarify the architect’s responsibility regarding hazardous materials on a project with historically significant buildings or features.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2020
True or false: Axalta Coating Systems purchased the Valspar Corporation's North American Wood Coatings business for $420 million.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020
To date, how many LEED-certified commercial projects have been registered?

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2020
True or false: Imperial College London developed a biodegradable concrete alternative made of desert sand.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2020
A written standard for classification of concrete floor coating textures based on the height of the coating texture comes from what entity?

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020
True or false: Last year, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated its AAMA 714-19, “Voluntary Specification for Liquid Applied Flashing Used to Create a Water-Resistive Seal around Exterior Wall Openings in Buildings."

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020
Which one of the following agricultural materials is not used for air abrasive blasting?

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020
True or false: A complex system is a system consisting of galvanizing topcoated with a liquid-applied, organic coating.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2020
True or false: The term "encaustic" describes a faux finish made to look like marble.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2020
True or false: A sacrificial pigment is likely to be used as a midcoat.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2020
True or false: The term "exempt solvents" refers to solvents that not included in the Toxic Substances Control Act.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2020
True or false: A parapet clamp is for holding multiple ladders on a roof rack.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2020
True or false: Recent research by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that cool walls will not save as much energy as cool roofs.

MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2020
True or false: Any product that claims to kill microorganisms must be registered with the Environmental Protection Agency.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2020
How did the AIA President characterize the current administration’s official decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord?

THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2020
What organization has a guide to field methods for determining levels of moisture in concrete and masonry walls and ceilings?

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2020
What organization has pictorial standards and other means of evaluating the degree of coating defects, such as blistering, rusting, cracking, flaking and chalking?

TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2020
According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), what is the most common work-related injury in the construction industry?

MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2020
What organization validates the performance test results published by manufacturers of deck coatings?

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2020
True or false: Use of high-temperature (250 F), pressurized water (>5000 psi) makes the most sense as the method to achieve total coating removal from brick with minimal substrate damage, according to a recent article.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2020
True or false: Rutile titanium dioxide is often used as an extender pigment.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2020
What organization has a quantitative test method for measuring the surface profile of concrete.


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