QuestionsOfWeek January 2 2019

(Marc A. Goldenberg, Inspector Lic # HI1365 Mold Assessor Lic #1) #1

**Welcome to another round of Questions of The Week!
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1) The normal and expected decline in the quality of systems or items 

that occurs over time is known as _______

2) The estimated life expectancy of infrastructure & equipment 
based on real world conditions is known as design life
True or False
  1. “electrical noise” can damage equipment and cause it to work less efficiently.
    _______ cannot only remove this unwanted “noise”, but can even make
    surge protection devices work better
4) Type of backflow (may be more than one answer)
a) backsiphonage
b) backflow blockage
c) backpressure backflow
d) directive backflow
e) excess bean comsumption
  1. A damper may be located at the top of a chimney
    True or False
EXTRA CREDIT!
What song??
*don't want to go by the demon   :twisted:*

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(Roy Lewis, CMI - North Florida Inspector) #2

1 Useful Life
2 False
3 Proper Grounding
4 A & C
5 False

(William Forrest, CMI) #3

Wear and Tear
False
Grounding
A and C
True
Blood, Sweat and Tears

(Marcel Gratton, CMI) #4

1-useful life
2-false
3-grounding
4-A&C
5-true

(Tim Williams, CPI) #5
  1. Useful life
  2. True
  3. Proper grounding
  4. A & C
  5. True
    EC. And When I Die
(Marc A. Goldenberg, Inspector Lic # HI1365 Mold Assessor Lic #1) #6

**Congratulations Bill Forrest for winning this weeks QOTW.
Good job!
Follow the directions to obtain your books. **

  1. The normal and expected decline in the quality of systems or items
    that occurs over time is known as _______
    wear and tear
    What is Wear And Tear? - Simplicable
2) The estimated life expectancy of infrastructure & equipment
based on real world conditions is known as design life
True or False
false - answer is service life
[Design Life vs Service Life  - Simplicable](https://simplicable.com/new/design-life-vs-service-life)
  1. “electrical noise” can damage equipment and cause it to work less efficiently.
    _______ cannot only remove this unwanted “noise”, but can even make
    surge protection devices work better
    proper grounding
    Electrical Grounding Frequently Asked Questions - E&S Grounding
4) Type of backflow (may be more than one answer)
a) backsiphonage
b) backflow blockage
c) backpressure backflow
d) directive backflow
e) excess bean comsumption
a   c
[There are two types of backflow: backpressure backflow and backsiphonage backflow. | Irrigation and Green Industry Magazine](http://igin.com/article-748-there-are-two-types-of-backflow-backpressure-backflow-and-backsiphonage-backflow.html)
  1. A damper may be located at the top of a chimney
    True or False
    True
    InterNACHI: Int’l Association of Certified Home Inspectors
EXTRA CREDIT!
What song??
don't want to go by the demon :twisted:
[Blood, Sweat & Tears 1968](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovhV_zSOVSc)
(William Forrest, CMI) #7

Thanks Mark.

I really enjoy the QOTW and wish more would try.

(Tim Williams, CPI) #8

Congrats Bill!!

Tim

(Larry Kage, CMI) #9

Congratulations, Bill!

(John Olson) #10

Great question again. There is always something to learn. Thanks for taking the time to educate us.

(Marc A. Goldenberg, Inspector Lic # HI1365 Mold Assessor Lic #1) #11

THANKS for saying that John.
I enjoy doing “Questions” :smiley:

Sure you noticed, music is a big part of my life.
*?? I could teach you things you never could learn
Show you just exactly how you got burned ??
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(Dave Fetty, CMI) #12

Congratulations Bill! Good questions Marc, thanks for your time!
Sorry about the typo Marc… I was driving or at a stop light!

(Marc A. Goldenberg, Inspector Lic # HI1365 Mold Assessor Lic #1) #13

*(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jw3pQlYfCP8)Show you just exactly how you got burned

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(Dave Fetty, CMI) #14

Typo fixed