Daily Quiz (144)

The Commercial Painting Industry Association lists all except what as part of its Core Values:

What Painting Contractors Association industry standard is responsible for the levels of surface preparation for repainting and maintenance projects receiving architectural coatings?

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?

What acronym represents the organization that deals with color and color measurement?

In March, 2020, the American Concrete Institute announced an expanded partnership with what other association?

What organization used a contact stylus profilometer to create a standard?

Which of the following associations does not fit with the other three?

What is the name of the association that recently formed to advance the interests of commercial painting contractors?

True or false: The Heat Island Group is a unit of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

What organization describes itself as providing “the world’s leading sustainability assessment method for masterplanning projects, infrastructure and buildings," while also detailing that it "recognizes and reflects the value in higher performing assets across the built environment lifecycle, from new construction to in-use and refurbishment"?

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is a unit of what larger organization?

What organization offers an certification program for aerospace coating applicators?

What was the original name of the organization now named the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants?

True or false: The Healthy Product Declaration Collaborative has three categories of members: users, manufacturers and ecosystem.

What organization certifies long-term guarantees on tank linings and other protective coating work?

What organization produces the Trade Best Practices Series about the painting industry?

True or false: The Architectural Spray Coaters Association has a specification for coatings applied to architectural aluminum.

What organization recently changed its name to the World Coatings Council?

What organization developed test methods that can be used to determine the various stages and rates of drying, curing and film formation of organic coatings?

True or false: The American Architectural Manufacturers Association is merging with the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance.

What organization has a chemical review status tracker?

What organization has a council that deals with architectural coatings?

When was the first national organization to represent the paint industry established?

From what organization can you purchase "Research Report 912: Guidelines for Detection and Remediation of Soluble Salt Contamination Prior to Coating Steel Highway Structures"?

What organization provides a method of identifying defects and failures of coatings, including a system to establish the degree of surface degradation to help determine proper surface preparation, level of priming and appropriate paint system?

What organization has a performance standard for liquid-applied flashing used around exterior wall openings?

Aside from newsletters, NACE has how many print publications?

What organization originally produced what is now called SSPC-VIS 1, “Guide and Reference Photographs for Steel Surfaces Prepared by Dry Abrasive Blast Cleaning"?

How many types of urethane coatings are there, according to an industry association?

What organization defines the gloss levels of paint as G1 through G7?

What organization offers the professional certification called Building Analyst?

What organization asserts that it is “dedicated to the establishment of quality, performance and sustainable coatings standards"?

True or false: PDA has the Polymeric Floor Coatings Advisory Committee.

What is the name of the organizations in many major cities around the country, with the aim of advancing the technology of constructing the building enclosure or envelope?

What trade association says it consists of “a wide cross section of stakeholders in the building enclosure industry”?

What organization has Training Validation and Product Validation programs?

True or false: SSPC has approved five new chapters in Latin America since 2017.

What organization offers a “streamlined process for pre-approving prefabricated modular classroom models that meet a criteria rating system for healthy, high-performance schools"?

True or false: The Heat Island Group is part of the U.S. Green Building Council.

What organization acquired the Master Painters Institute?

True or false: ASTM is the sole representative of the United States to the International Organization for Standardization.

What organization publishes The Applicator?

True or false: The American Coatings Association was called the National Paint and Coatings Association before it acquired its current name.

What organization published a white paper to help all architects understand the need for materials transparency?

What organization describes itself as “an international association of building envelope consultants”?

True or false: The EIFS Industry Member Association (EIMA) collaborated with the National Institute of Building Science to study how EIFS performs in terms of energy and moisture.

What organization in the list shown offers a certification for shop painting of bridge and highway steel?

What organization provides research grants to fund projects that will advance the future of architectural design and practice?

True or false: In SSPC’s organizational structure, APAC is an advisory council set up to lobby Congress.

What organization’s members “specialize in design, investigation, repair and management of roofing, exterior wall and waterproofing systems”?

What organization recently announced formation of the Corrosion Consortia to foster research on corrosion control?

What organization has a specification for pigments used to create integrally colored concrete?

True or false: SSPC has a chapter in France.

What organization acquired the Master Painters Institute?

What organization published the Architectural Painting Specification Manual?

Which of the following is an organization for paint chemists in the U.K.?

True or false: NACE and SSPC were started in the same year.

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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