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Home Insulation


Quiz Questions

1.A large amount of air is exchanged in uncontrolled ways through hidden cracks and openings present in every home is called:
Infiltration
Ventilation
2. Air infiltration is one of the easiest forms of heat loss to correct.
Hardest
Easiest
3.Expanding foam is ideal for filling cracks that caulks can’t handle. It comes in aerosol cans and takes a ____________ time to cure.
Long
Short
4.The main idea behind insulation is to install insulation on any surface separating a heated space from an/a _______________ space.
Sticky
Hidden
Unheated
None of the above
5.If you do the doors and windows first, you’ll just be adding to the _____________ in your home that allows warm air to rise and escape through the attic, pulling outside air into the main level.
Chimney effect
Attic effect
Topographic heating
None of the above
6. A home’s building envelope contains the:
Walls
Attic
Roof and basement
All of the above
7. Insulating your home is a wise energy investment.
True
False
8.The __________ the R-value, the better a material insulates.
Higher
Lower
9. The picture below is:
Home Insulation
An R Value Guide
A map of insulated states
A P Value Guide
None of the above
10. If you live in a much older home, it’s pretty likely that adding more insulation will have what effect on your heating and cooling bills?
Reduction
Increase