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1

Standard accessible toilet stalls must have a clear width of at least A. 48 in B. 56 in C. 60 in D. 66 in

C. 60 in

2

Which of the following members of the building team participate in the building commissioning process? (choose 4) A. civil engineer B. electrical engineer C. elevator contractor D. interior designer E. owner F. mechanical engineer

B. electrical engineer C. elevator contractor E. owner F. mechanical engineer

3

What type of conduit can be used anywhere except underground? a) PVC plastic conduit b) EMT c) IMC d) Flexible metal conduit

d) Flexible metal conduit

4

Down feed distribution is: a. A water supply system that uses a pressurized tank, usually in the basement, to supply water under pressure to the floors above. b. A water supply system used in tall buildings in which water from the street main is pumped to a rooftop storage tank and distributed to the building under pressure from gravity. Pressure is determined largely by the height difference between the tank and the floor served. Significant weight on the roof may require additional structure. c. A water mechanical system used only for heating. Many of these systems are also radiant systems. Some systems circulate hot water or steam to warm the building

b. A water supply system used in tall buildings in which water from the street main is pumped to a rooftop storage tank and distributed to the building under pressure from gravity. Pressure is determined largely by the height difference between the tank and the floor served. Significant weight on the roof may require additional structure.

5

What is IBEW?

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers: labor union representing those who work in the electrical and related industries

6

What is the UL?

Underwriters Laboratory: Agency that verifies that equipment sold in the USA and other countries meets their published minimum standards of safety

7

What is NEC?

National Electric Code

8

What is the ASTM?

American Society for Testing and Materials: organization that develops technical standards for materials, products, and systems, and services

9

A

32"

10

The area of operable windows required in a naturally ventilated building is based on which of the following factors? A. the number of required air changes per hour B. a percentage of the floor area being ventilated C. an area of opening given in the mechanical code D. a minimum volume per minute given in ASHRAE standards.

B. a percentage of the floor area being ventilated

11

B

42" MIN

12

C

12" MAX

13

In areas of unobstructed forward reach, light switches and thermostats may be located a maximum of A. 42 in B. 44 in C. 48 in D. 54 in

C. 48 in

14

The ADAAG also allows a maximum distance of _____ for unobstructed side reach?

54 in

15

E

12" MAX

16

F

54" MIN

17

Which of the following would have the greatest impact on the size and configuration of an accessible restroom? A. a 5 ft clear circular turnaround space B. maneuvering space on the outside of the entry door to the room C. clear space at towel dispensers and full-height mirrors D. a minimum 36 in access route into and through the room

A. a 5 ft clear circular turnaround space Providing for a 5 ft turning circle requires the most space of the four choices listed. If the turning circle is provided, it is very likely that a 36 in access space and clear space at the towel dispensers will also be available. The maneuvering space on the outside of the entry door is irrelevant to the interior dimension of the restroom.

18

G

42" MIN

19

H

66" MIN

20

Which type of voltage is most often used in small office building? a) 277/480 v three-phase b) 2400/4160 v three-phase c) 120/240 v single-phase d) 120/208 v three-phase

d) 120/208 v three-phase

21

True or False: some of the architectural concerns that may arise from using a refrigeration system are Noise, Vibration, and Heat.

True

22

I

69" MIN

23

D

36"

24

What is a better carrier of heat, air or water?

Water

25

J

48"

26

K

16"-18"

27

A

17" MIN

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B

30" MIN

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C

19" MAX

30

D

48" MIN