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1) Jeff's tenants take issue with their offices being either too cold or too hot. As a result, the building never feels comfortable for its occupants. What factor is impacting the building envelope? a-wind loads; b-temperate climate; c-water infiltration; d-solar radiation

b-temperate climate

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2) Jerry, a facilities manager, has learned of mold growth on the first floor of the new building he is managing. This may be a result of _______________, one of the major reasons for many lawsuits filed in construction defect cases. a-thermal expansion; b-air infiltration; c-water infiltration; d-sound attenuation

c-water infiltration

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3) The architectural design committee opted to use _______________ during construction, the mostly widely used of all curtain walls, since they like the look of window walls using spandrel panels and mullions. a-stucco; b-masonry veneer; c-EIFS; d-metal curtain walls

d-metal curtain walls

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4) During their building retrofit project, Sarah's design team chose _______________ windows for their strength and durability, relatively low thermal conductance, and reasonable cost. a-aluminum; b-vinyl; c-steel; d-wood

b-vinyl

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5) Conrad explains to his building's owners that in order to protect against air and water infiltration, window joint structures are comprised of at least one of the following, except: a-anchors; b-sealants; c-gaskets; d-weather stripping.

a-anchors

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6) John is planning a building renovation. One valuable technique that will help him explore different design options and HVAC systems is the use of a building ______. a-inspection; b-simulation; c-cost analysis; d-audit

b-simulation

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7) Patricia, a property manager, is meeting with a masonry consultant to survey her building s façade. Most likely, Patricia is completing a(n) _______________ type of retrofit project. a-metal curtain wall reseal; b-HVAC redesign; c-window replacement; d-brick façade rehabilitation

d-brick façade rehabilitation

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8) A property or facilities manager should follow the preventive maintenance suggestions of the _______________ as part of an effective program for a building envelope. a-building owner; b-manufacturer of the product installed; c-design team; d-building occupants

b-manufacturer of the product installed