Questions Of The Week 11/19/2022

Welcome To Questions of The Week!

A member of the Awards Committee will post questions, at a random day/time.

Members may make one post per question thread to answer the questions, and the member’s winning entry must have all parts of the questions answered completely in that one post.

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First correct answers (as judged by the Awards Committee or Poster of the Questions) wins.

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Choose your prize from the following list!:

** $50.00 gift certificate from Inspector Outlet

** Case of books “Now That You’ve Had A Home Inspection”

GOOD LUCK!

  1. In a code – compliant building envelope, the most heat loss (per-square foot) will occur through the:
    a) Walls
    b) Windows
    c) Roof
    d) Floor

  2. Which of the following statements is NOT correct?
    a) Higher R-values means better insulation
    b) Thermal mass does not equate to better insulation
    c) Heat loss increases with more severe outdoor temperatures
    d) Higher U-factors mean better insulation

  3. Which of the flowing building materials is the most thermally massive (ie., exhibits the highest thermal storage capacity)?
    a) Brick
    b) Concrete
    c) Adobe
    d) Gypsum

  4. Building wraps typically establish which TWO of the following envelope “barriers”?
    a) Air barrier
    b) Vapor barrier
    c) Thermal barrier
    d) Bulk water barrier

  5. Which of the following is NOT a basic potential energy-related function of the building envelope?
    a) Solar energy collection or reflectance
    b) Thermal energy storage
    c) Reduction of heat transfer
    d) Admission of light/views
    e) Sound transmission

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WOW! Great question Peter!

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Nov 19th Quiz

  1. A
  2. D
  3. B
  4. A&D
  5. E
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Here’s a try

  1. A
  2. D
  3. D
  4. A, D
  5. D
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WTG, Peter, great questions. :thinking:

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Great ?'s Peter!

  1. C
  2. D
  3. C
  4. A&B
  5. D

Thanks!

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Nice! Great questions, Peter! :+1:

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Great questions, Peter. :slight_smile: :+1:

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1-A
2-D
3-A B
4-A B
5-E
Great Questions

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  1. b
  2. d
  3. b
  4. a & d
  5. e
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Great questions Peter, love the QOTW, always learn stuff here.

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This is my answer
B
D
C
A,B
E

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Perfect questions for the season.
B
D
C
A&B
D
Good luck everyone.

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This weeks winner is :drum: :drum: :drum: :drum: :drum: :drum: :drum:
Jim Gilbert !!

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Way to go Jim! :+1:

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WTG, Jim! :+1: :wink:

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Congratulations Jim!

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Jim Gilbert strikes again ~ YEA JIM!

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Good job, Jim!

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Goof work, Jim.

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