Metal Wall Panels: An Industry Perspective (Due 7-16-10)

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Quiz on 3-part article entitled "Metal Wall Panels: An Industry Perspective"Part I: Metal Wall Panels - From Simple to SpectacularPart II: Targeting Decision MakersPart III: What's Ahead for Metal Wall Panels(14 pages total - 6 pages for Part I, 4 pages for Part II, 4 pages for Part III)(15 quiz questions total; 5 for each of the 3-parts)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Metal Wall Panel products:
    • A. 

      Are innovative

    • B. 

      Offer a wide variety to choose from

    • C. 

      Are designed to meet today's high performance building needs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    MCM stands for:
    • A. 

      Material Comprised of Metal

    • B. 

      Materials of Composite Metal

    • C. 

      Metal Composite Material

    • D. 

      Metal Components Material

  • 3. 
    The first successful MCM in the marketplace was:
    • A. 

      Copper Composite Material

    • B. 

      Aluminum Composite Material

    • C. 

      Steel Composite Material

    • D. 

      Zinc Composite Material

  • 4. 
    Alucobond ACM has been in the market for:
    • A. 

      10 years

    • B. 

      40 years

    • C. 

      60 years

    • D. 

      100 years

  • 5. 
    IMP stands for:
    • A. 

      Insulated Metal Panel

    • B. 

      Insulated Material Panel

    • C. 

      Innovative Metal Panel

    • D. 

      Integrated Metal Panel

  • 6. 
    Targeted emails to an existing customer base of architects and contractors can have an email open rate as high as:
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 7. 
    When the market becomes more cost based as it is in this economy, although the majority of decision-making power rests with the architect, they may be influenced in final product selection by:
    • A. 

      Construction Managers or Building Owners

    • B. 

      Contractors or Facility Managers

    • C. 

      Building Owners or Contractors

    • D. 

      Facility Managers or Building Owners

  • 8. 
    BEC stands for:
    • A. 

      Building Enclosure Committee

    • B. 

      Building Envelope Construction

    • C. 

      Building Envelope Council

    • D. 

      Building Enclosure Council

  • 9. 
    The top three decision factors when designing and constructing a building are:
    • A. 

      Aesthetics, Performance and Sustainability

    • B. 

      Aesthetics, Performance and Liability

    • C. 

      Performance, Sustainability and Liability

    • D. 

      Sustainability, Code Compliance and Aesthetics

  • 10. 
    What is the best selling point of IMP's?
    • A. 

      Less expensive

    • B. 

      Lighter weight

    • C. 

      Color selection

    • D. 

      Energy conservation

  • 11. 
    IMP's had what percentage of growth per year before the recession hit?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 12. 
    Key factors in future opportunities for metal wall panels include:
    • A. 

      Sustainability and LEED requirements

    • B. 

      Sustainability and code requirements

    • C. 

      Code requirements and color selection

    • D. 

      Sustainability and SRI values

  • 13. 
    Metal is very competitive in retrofit applications because compared to other methods and materials it:
    • A. 

      Installs faster, is more sustainable and is less expensive

    • B. 

      Is more reliable, is less expensive and is lighter in weight

    • C. 

      Is less expensive, is more reliable and is more aesthetically pleasing

    • D. 

      Is more reliable, installs faster and is less expensive

  • 14. 
    In retrofit projects, many times _______________ are brought in first, as opposed to who is typically brought in first on new construction projects.
    • A. 

      Contractors

    • B. 

      Architects

    • C. 

      Owners

    • D. 

      Developers

  • 15. 
    LCA stands for:
    • A. 

      Life Cycle Analysis

    • B. 

      Low Cycle Analysis

    • C. 

      Life Cycle Assessment

    • D. 

      Life Cycle Achievement

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