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** $50.00 gift certificate from Inspector Outlet
** Case of books “Now That You’ve Had A Home Inspection”
All the following are mechanism of heat transfer except-
Which material is not an air barrier?
b) House wraps
Degree days are-
a) Days when the temperature is below 0F
b) Days when the temperature is above 0F
c) The day’s average temperature plus 65F
d) The day’s average temperature subtracted from 65F
e) The number of day’s in a year when the heating system is not required
Which statement about thermal insulators is false?
a) Thermal resistance is the inverse of thermal conductivity.
b) Good insulators have low R-values.
c) Good insulators have very low thermal conductivity.
d) Good insulators are typically low-density.
e) Good insulators hold air still.
All of the following are moisture sources except -
a) People washing themselves
b) People cooking
c) Drying clothes in a vented clothes dryer
d) People breathing
e) Drying firewood in a house
Condensation in buildings can cause all of the following except -
a) Increased air leakage
b) Rotting wood
c) Expanding and shrinking wood
d) Rusting steel
e) Reduced thermal resistance of insulation