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In honor of its 100th anniversary, which famous United States landmark is getting a fresh coat of paint?


Aesthetic damages have been seen by guests in the queue area for what Disneyland attraction in Anaheim, California?


The nomination deadline for the sixth annual Elevation Awards has been extended to:


The U.S. National Parks Service announced $3,405,000 in grants to preserve and interpret sites from what war?


What color did the public vote to paint the Scott Base research facility?


True or False: The new UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh is expected to become the largest hospital in the city’s history.


The deadline for the 2022 Elevation Awards is:


A first-of-its-kind office building in Australia will feature what kind of cladding?


True or False: A Pittsburgh-based company recently released an autonomous coating system that can apply coatings to commercial buildings.


Which coatings company was recently named the official paint of Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort?


There are more than ___ drop-off sites across New York State's Paint Stewardship Program to safely dispose of and recycle leftover paint.


True or False: The deadline to submit abstracts for presentations and discussion topics at the 2022 CPIA Leadership Conference is June 15.


True or False: The Commercial Painting Industry Association, in partnership with Technology Publishing Company, is calling for abstracts for presentations and discussion topics at the 2022 CPIA Leadership Conference.


What type of historic structure was recently repainted in Lossiemouth, Scotland?


According to the latest Architectural Billings Index, the ABI score rose how many points in March?


True or False: The recently approved London MSG Sphere will have an interior display that is expected to be the biggest and highest-resolution LED screen in the world.


The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development recently released a report on the commercial availability and current uses of ________ found in various paints, coatings and varnishes.


Approximately how many gallons of concrete and masonry primer/sealer was used to repaint the historic “Shoe Building” in Cambridge, Ontario?


True or False: The new SSPC Paint 47 Standard was developed to raise the bar for color retention in projects.


True or False: The filing and mandatory testing requirements of imported paint and coatings in China has been revoked as a result of a recent order.


A Washington couple recently discovered a hidden ______ while remodeling a circa 1907 commercial building.


The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration recently awarded __ construction contracts for various facility projects.


A report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the prices of construction materials in January have jumped more than what percentage year-over-year?


What seaweed derivative did researchers from the University of Genoa recently use to test a coating’s tensile properties?


As of January, the American Institute of Architects reported a continued demand for design services for how many consecutive months?


On two recent occasions, U.S. Custom and Border Protection officials seized smuggled gold that was hidden how?


A recent report found that one in ___ units of critical infrastructure in the United States are at risk of being rendered inoperable due to flooding.


Closed-cell spray polyurethane foam insulation can serve what function in commercial construction?


Who was the recipient of the 2021 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture from the Royal Institute of British Architects?


A White Metal Blast, SSPC-SP 5, allows what to remain on the surface of steel after blast cleaning?


A new $1.73 billion concourse recently opened at Los Angeles International Airport. The 15 West Gates are part of a larger $14.5 billion modernization project at LAX. When did work officially launch on the project?


Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will invest $___ million in state grants for work in 12 Pennsylvania airports.


True or false: The CPIA will be hosting an inaugural in-person even this year.


Recently, Benjamin Moore was chosen to paint on the pinnacle of NYC’s Hudson Yards Development, better known as “The Spiral.” How much paint did the company estimate would be needed to coat the core and shell of the project?


According to Suzi Wear, VP of People Development & Culture at Xenium HR, the top four contributions leaders can practice in the workplace include all except:


According to a PaintSquare Blog, what isn’t a part of the “Top 5” to make your next facility project run smoothly?


According to a recent PaintSquare Daily News article, the crown jewel of Amazon’s second headquarters is _________.


During a renovation project on the 600 block of Race in the Central Business District, in Cincinnati, crews from non-profit real estate development company 3CDC discovered a second building, likely constructed in what decade?


According to a recent webinar hosted by PaintSquare, FEVE Fluoroethylene Vinyl Ether, specifically thermoset fluoropolymer topcoats, were developed in the early _____.


What historical landmark recently sought bids from engineers to rebuild a new retractable floor?


Which association issues standards of performance for coatings applied over aluminum panels and extrusions for commercial buildings?


What color movement eventually spread to nearly every American city with similar architecture, with notable concentrations in St. Louis, Baltimore, New Orleans and Cincinnati?


True or false: the CPIA is the first and only Professional Trade Association for commercial paint contractors around the globe.


What coatings organization announced the launch of its association in October 2019?


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


According to recent reports, work on the LAX International Airport Terminals 2, 3, and the Tom Bradley International Terminal (Terminal B) is slated to finish how many months ahead of schedule?


True or false: ASTM’s D3730 standard guide is used for testing high-performance interior architectural wall coatings.


In “2020 Vision” published earlier this year, coatings manufactures released annual color trends focusing on all except:


True or false: SPIRE Smart Buildings Program is an objective assessment and rating program for smart buildings, built by the Telecommunications Industry Association and UL.


Traditionally, following cleaning efforts, what color oxide rust-inhibitor is applied to heavy steel mainframes for pre-engineered metal buildings?


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


What is the difference between resistance requirements of a vapor barrier and an air barrier?


What are AIM coatings?


The most stringent performance standard for organic coatings on architectural aluminum requires how many years of successful performance on panels exposed at a South Florida test site?


True or false: Architectural coatings are applied by contractors; trade sales paint is applied by consumers.


True or false: A D+D In Depth article argues that the risks of moisture-related, single-wythe CMU wall problems can be predicted based on the initial selection of the coating and number of repaints that have been conducted.


What association is establishing Owner Peer Groups and Key Employee Peer Groups?


In the list below, which organization focuses its services on building enclosure consultants?


The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command helped what organization to create a web-based tool for selecting and specifying architectural coatings?


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


What organization has a council that deals with architectural coatings?


True or false: NACE and SSPC publish a joint standard on qualifying and certifying architectural coating applicators.


True or False: AAMA Subcommittee D01.42 deals with standards for architectural coatings.


True or false: Graphene is being used in coatings for corrosion protection as well as in architectural coatings.


What organization published the Architectural Painting Specification Manual?


True or false: Architectural coatings are sometimes called “Trade Sales Coatings.”


What coating system was used to restore the 9.7-acre roof of the Louisiana Superdome (now called the Mercedes-Benz Superdome) in the Fall of 2005 after being damaged by Hurricane Katrina?


True or false: According to a recently published marketing study, the majority of architectural coatings is used on commercial and institutional buildings.


True or false: A D+D article on assuring the quality of coating work on commercial buildings argues for a full-time inspector to be present during all phases of coating work.


What is the acronym, used frequently in VOC regulations, for architectural and protective coatings?


What is the acronym, used frequently in VOC regulations, for architectural and protective coatings?


What organization publishes an architectural painting specification manual?


True or false: SSPC is developing performance standards for architectural coating materials.


What is the cure mechanism of conventional oil-alkyds applied in the field to architectural structures?


What organization is developing a qualification and certification program for architectural coating applicators?


True or false: SSPC has initiated development of performance standards for architectural coating materials.


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


True or False: AAMA Subcommittee D01.42 deals with standards for architectural coatings.


Which of the following terms is generally considered synonymous with the term “trade sales paint”?


The Architectural Painting Decision Tree, a web-based tool for selecting and specifying architectural coatings, was developed and launched in 2013 by MPI with the development help of what other organization?


What organization offers training and certification in architectural coatings at the levels of technologist, specialist, and inspector?


What is the acronym, used frequently in VOC regulations, for architectural and protective coatings?


The Commercial Coatings Committee of what organization is drafting a guide for measuring moisture content in concrete masonry walls?


In architectural coatings and construction, what does BEC stand for?


What is a strippable coating?


What association has an Architectural Coatings Committee?


What agency recently adopted VOC limits on colorants in architectural coatings?


True or false: The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) has a qualification procedure and certification program for painting contractors who apply architectural paints and coatings.


 
 
   

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