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Which combination of day-lighting and electric lighting would be the most appropriate choice for painting studios","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":12,"explanation":"Art studios require optimal color rendering and even daylight. The best combination of natural and artificial lighting techniques would be north-facing windows and skylights along with the best quality high-color rendiering index lamps that the budget wil","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":147663,"quiz_id":"9453","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2016-12-29 20:53:14","updated_at":"2017-01-18 16:12:01","questionName":"A designer is planning on using a hydronic distribution system to heat a building and needs to decide which type of system will be best for efficiency and comfort control. To this end, the designer plans on supplying equal flow and fluid temperature to each radiator to yield an efficient return. Which type of piping systems would most likely achieve the best result?","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":5,"explanation":"In a one-pipe system (i.e., a traditional steam radiator system), it is often difficult to maintain or control temperature, especially to the more remote locations. The return of the condensed water relies heavily on gravity. A two-pipe direct return syst","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":147600,"quiz_id":"9453","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2016-12-29 16:46:40","updated_at":"2017-01-18 16:12:01","questionName":"An architect reviews the construction cost estimate for a fnancial institution located in a cold climate. The contractor needs to reduce the cost by at least $26,000 and has included options that were presented by the curtain wall supplier. The building\u2019s energy performance is a top priority of the client. Which cost savings options should the architect consider? ","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"5","questionImagePath":null,"position":4,"explanation":"Since this is a cold climate, you need to recognize the options that may have a negative impact on the energy performance of the building, as well as those that will have little to no efect. According to Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials an","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":147670,"quiz_id":"9453","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2016-12-29 21:03:52","updated_at":"2017-01-18 16:12:01","questionName":"An architect is planning a 100,000 ft\u00b2 university classroom building. The mechanical engineer estimates that the total floor area required for the boiler room and the chilled water plant will be about 300 ft\u00b2. Which of the following criteria should also be kept in mind when determining the location and design of the mechanical rooms? (Choose the three that apply.)","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":11,"explanation":"Boiler rooms and chilled water plants should be located adjacent to one another when possible; in some buildings, the two functions are placed in the same room. It is imperative that the rooms each have at least one exterior wall to permit access to fuel ","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":147667,"quiz_id":"9453","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2016-12-29 20:58:43","updated_at":"2017-01-18 16:12:01","questionName":"Which strategy will most effectively reduce stormwater runoff from a site?","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":8,"explanation":"Reducing the impervious area on a site is the most effective way to reduce stormwater runoff. Impervious area is any area of building or paving that does NOT allow stormwater to seep into the ground. Though less effective, installing a garden roof is also","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":147668,"quiz_id":"9453","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2016-12-29 21:00:06","updated_at":"2017-01-18 16:12:01","questionName":"Which type of high intensity discharge (HID) lamp must be installed in a specified burning position?","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":9,"explanation":"Metal halide lamps are particularly sensitive to orientation, and they lose efficiency and lumen power if not installed correctly. All metal halide lamps are designated with a proper burning position: base-up, base-down, horizontal, or universal. The othe","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":147597,"quiz_id":"9453","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2016-12-29 16:38:32","updated_at":"2017-01-18 16:12:01","questionName":"Glass is being used for the exterior storefront system of a clothing store located in a cold climate. The client has requested that the glass be neutral in color and as transparent as possible to allow maximum visibility into the store. ","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":1,"explanation":"Since the clothing store is located in a cold climate, double pane insulating glass with a low-e coating is important to minimize interior heat loss during the winter months. The client has requested the glass be neutral in color and as transparent as ","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":147669,"quiz_id":"9453","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2016-12-29 21:01:12","updated_at":"2017-01-18 16:12:01","questionName":"If not connected to other sections, the section of the soil stack that is located above the highest plumbing fixture in a building is called the ","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":10,"explanation":"The stack vent is the portion of the soil stack above highest plumbing fixture. It serves as a vent stack for the stack and is open to the outside at the top. A vent stack is a collection of vents from a number of fixtures that share one exterior outlet. 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The elevator pit is an element of both traction and hydraulic elevators located at the base of the hoistway, extending below the lowest lev","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":147599,"quiz_id":"9453","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2016-12-29 16:44:18","updated_at":"2017-07-27 00:29:42","questionName":"A client representative for a publicly funded project has requested the specifications be written in a way to promote competition and maximize client value.","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":3,"explanation":" According to The Architect\u2019s Handbook of Professional Practice, descriptive specifications require descriptions of a material or product\u2019s characteristics; performance specifications describe the performance qualities of a material or product; lastly, re","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":147666,"quiz_id":"9453","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2016-12-29 20:57:29","updated_at":"2017-01-18 16:12:01","questionName":"Which type of test is used to determine the required size of a leaching field?","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":7,"explanation":"The required size of a leaching field is determined by the quantity of effluent that must be accommodated and the ability of the soil to let the effluent soak in. This permeability of the soil is measured by the percolation test. None of the other options","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":147598,"quiz_id":"9453","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2016-12-29 16:39:57","updated_at":"2017-01-18 16:12:01","questionName":"During the review of the 95% construction documents cost estimate for a hospital project, construction costs are estimated to exceed the funds available for construction by 12%. Prior to the bidding phase, what should the architect recommend to the owner?","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":2,"explanation":"Incorporating design alternates into the documents would be advantageous to the owner because doing so would provide them an opportunity to modify the project design and ensure the project stays within budget. 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A square shape would use the available space most efficiently, but a duct of this shape is n","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":147665,"quiz_id":"9453","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"0","created_at":"2016-12-29 20:56:54","updated_at":"2017-01-18 16:12:01","questionName":"Consider the location for a mechanical system and its vertical distribution tree in a 10-story office building, Which of the following locations should be avoided?","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":6,"explanation":"The most desirable and preferred areas for leasable office space must be considered. Exterior walls provide the best opportunity to take advantage of natural light, outside views, and natural ventilation. When mechanical systems and their distribution are","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null}]
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