Daily Quiz (26)


American multinational technology company Apple reports that crews have almost completed phase __ of its $1 billion office project in northwest Austin.


The Building Performance Standards Coalition recently announced by President Joe Biden is a first-of-its kind partnership between __ state and local governments.


A planning law for two U.K. cities are calling for all new building construction for structures measuring five meters (16 feet) or higher to require the use of special bricks capable for providing nests for _____.


New York Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced $1.4 billion in investments to preserve or construct how many homes across the state?


True or False: A contract was recently awarded by the German Construction Administration for the construction of a new military hospital at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany.


Which process aims to depict a building at a particular time in its history by preserving materials from the period of significance and removing materials from other periods?


If a university dormitory were being painted and an SSPC-certified contractor was required, what QP standard would be invoked?


True or false: A large school system that wanted to utilize certified painting contractors would invoke SSPC-QP 1 in its specifications.


As defined by the US National Park Service, what building treatment category depicts a property at a particular period of time in its history, while removing evidence of other periods?


True or false: Preservationists prefer penetrating sealers over coatings to protect masonry substrates on historic structures.


True or false: SSPC is developing standards for the selection and testing of commercial coating systems used on and in buildings.


What ASTM committee deals with performance of buildings as its main subject?


A new UK government crackdown on “wasteful extravagance in educational architecture” recommends all of these for future schools except:


What organization publishes the Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties?


The Dome of the U.S. Capitol is currently undergoing a long-term renovation program. But the Dome does not date to the original Capitol building, which was completed in 1829. Do you know the year the current Dome was completed?


What roof coating system was applied and completed in 2010 on the New Orleans Superdome?


Penetrating sealers are sometimes avoided by conservators on the masonry substrates of historic structures for what main reason?


The structural steel exoskeleton of the New York Times Building, completed in 2008, is coated with what specialty material, in addition to anticorrosive and UV-resistant layers?


True or false: Parking decks are always sealed with penetrating sealers like silanes.


In a private survey of architects and hospital administrators, what was the least important attribute of wall coatings for hospitals?


What organization has developed specifications, tests, and an approved supplier and products list for finishes used on athletic wood floors?


What publication was created by the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems and Health Care Without Harm?


True or false: Interior coatings for schools must be certified by an independent lab as meeting specified VOC and toxicity levels in order to comply with California's green building rating program for schools.


True or false: In preservation work on historic structures, abrasive blasting is normally recommended by conservators for coating removal from brick substrates.


If a hospital system wanted to require an SSPC-certified contractor for a job, it would specify certification according to what standard?


True or false: Non-film-forming sealers are always preferable to film-forming coatings for protecting parking deck surfaces.


 
 
   

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