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AIA CE Exam - Vol 3 No 2
Energy Code allows alternatives to the prescriptive path compliance methods.
Which building system generally has a greater impact on energy use above code minimum configuration?
Heating and cooling system
A and B only
A and C only
Code requires external insulation for all compliant wall systems.
The energy budget method of compliance
requires analysis of full-year energy cost
requires analysis of Initial construction costs
can only be used in climate zones with lower heating demands
The document responsible for masonry design and construction standards is called
Of the three most common types of mortar, a good rule of thumb is to use which type, unless there is a structural or durability reason to use another
If a mortar has a strength higher than the masonry units with which it is paired, building movement may result in _______.
Cracked masonry units
The approach to specifying mortar that is most similar to following a recipe of ingredients is called the
Compressive strength testing is the best way to assess mortar quality
ASTM C270 is the standard specification for mortar for unit masonry including
Portland lime cement
All of the above
B and C only
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