Kawneer: K_ildl_14_201: Next Generation In Energy Efficient Window Design

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Energy Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name two energy codes that could impact the products you select based upon the project location and governing codes?
    • A. 

      ASPCA & IECC

    • B. 

      IECC & ASHRAE 90.1

    • C. 

      NFRC & AAMA

    • D. 

      ASTM E 331 & ASTM E 283

  • 2. 
    The "Climate Zone Map" prescribes what threshold for your product performance?
    • A. 

      Minimum square foot of operable vent space

    • B. 

      Maximum allowable ratio of natural daylight to solar heat gain

    • C. 

      The annualized average low outside temperature in that zone

    • D. 

      Minimum U-Factor accepted for exterior fenestration systems

  • 3. 
    The three methods of heat transfer are:
    • A. 

      Conviction, conjuction and regulation

    • B. 

      Turn-over, transition and replication

    • C. 

      Conduction, convection and radiation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a "Thermal Zone" in an architectural aluminum framing system that can be impacted by a performance specification:
    • A. 

      Center of glass

    • B. 

      Edge of glass

    • C. 

      Frame

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not an option for improving the thermal performance of the Center of Glass thermal zone:
    • A. 

      Utilizing polyamide thermal breaks

    • B. 

      High performance coatings on the glass surface

    • C. 

      Substituting argon gas for air in the center of an insulated glass unit

    • D. 

      Utilizing triple-glazed units instead of double-glazed units

  • 6. 
    Which of the following materials is not utilized as a "Warm Edge Spacer"?
    • A. 

      Stainless Steel

    • B. 

      Thermally-broken aluminum

    • C. 

      Zinc

    • D. 

      Non-metal polymers

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was not a goal included in the Department of Energy's "R-5 Program"?
    • A. 

      Develop a standardized commerical window that performs to an R-5 level

    • B. 

      Not sacrifice the structural performance of metal products while reaching the thermal levels of non-metal materials

    • C. 

      Provide the widest selection of finish options the market has seen

    • D. 

      Design a marketable, cost-effective and commercially viable product

  • 8. 
    Thermal Modeling or Thermal Imaging indicates which of the following:
    • A. 

      The rate of air flow through the gaps or cracks in the joints of a frame

    • B. 

      The measure of solar heat passing through the system

    • C. 

      The naturally occuring relationship between temperature and color

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a major driver of expanded use of more energy efficient products:
    • A. 

      Increasing energy cost

    • B. 

      Lead time and short construction schedules

    • C. 

      Government regulations and codes

    • D. 

      Owner initiatives

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a voluntary green construction program:
    • A. 

      NFRC

    • B. 

      LEED

    • C. 

      Green Globes

    • D. 

      Living Building Challenge

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