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BPI Building Analyst
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Instructions:
Answer 35 questions in 15 minutes.
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Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it reenforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Category IV vents  under normal conditions  will have...
POSITIVE pressure
Backdrafting
Total Seasonal Heat Loss
CFMn*NC
2. One inch of Water Column
Forced Air  Gravity  Hydronic  Steam
Used to measure appliance capacity
250 Pascals
Fuel  Oxygen  Heat
3. 3 Forms of Heat Transfer
1) Disable appliance 2)Repair before proceeding
base of the chimney liner or flue
Convection  Conduction  Radiation
.35 * Volume/60
4. Continuous Spillage
100 000
'N' Correction factor from LBL charts
Backdrafting
.35 * Volume/60
5. How Many BTUs in 1 kWh?
'Power vented' and 'sealed combustion'
3412
CFMn*NC
Combustion Appliance Zone
6. Length of time that a combustion appliance should run to achieve'Steady State Efficiency'
5 minutes
Required Airflow = 15 cfm * # of occupants
Movement of combusion byproducts through the flue and out of the building
CFMn*NC
7. Volume BAS
.35 * Volume/60
3412
natural draf and fan assisted draft
TOTAL system efficiency. AFUE PLUS distrib losses  average over course of heatin season
8. Draft heating should always be checked for spillage at the...
base of the chimney liner or flue
Colorless  odorless  tasteless and DEADLYis the result of incomplete combustion
'Power vented' and 'sealed combustion'
Efficiency of unit in operation (with starts/stops) UNIT ONLY
9. 3 Elements required for combustion
Fuel  Oxygen  Heat
100 000
'Power vented' and 'sealed combustion'
Efficiency of unit in operation (with starts/stops) UNIT ONLY
10. Category I vents  under normal conditions  will have...
base of the chimney liner or flue
Chemical reaction that involves the combination of a fuel with oxygen
CFMn*NC
NEGATIVE draft pressure
11. Seasonal Efficiency
TOTAL system efficiency. AFUE PLUS distrib losses  average over course of heatin season
base of the chimney liner or flue
Required Airflow = 15 cfm * # of occupants
Forced Air  Gravity  Hydronic  Steam
12. How many BTUS in 1 Therm of Gas
Required Airflow = 15 cfm * # of occupants
Combustion Appliance Zone
Convection  Conduction  Radiation
100 000
13. AFUE
Required Airflow = 15 cfm * # of occupants
Combustion Appliance Zone
Fuel  Oxygen  Heat
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency
14. CO >35 ppm
Required Airflow = 15 cfm * # of occupants
1) Disable appliance 2)Repair before proceeding
TOTAL system efficiency. AFUE PLUS distrib losses  average over course of heatin season
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency
15. Category IV includes...
16. Draft
Movement of combusion byproducts through the flue and out of the building
Backdrafting
'Power vented' and 'sealed combustion'
'N' Correction factor from LBL charts
17. Combustion byproducts
not done
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency
POSITIVE pressure
Heat  Light  Nitrogen Oxides (NOx)  Water/vapor  Carbon Dioxide  Carbon MONOxide
18. Calculating BAS (Building Airflow Standard)
Forced Air  Gravity  Hydronic  Steam
Used in forced hot air system
1) Calculate BAS based on Volume  then 2) calculate based on Occupancy  then 3) Take the higher of the two standards
'Power vented' and 'sealed combustion'
19. CAZ
NEGATIVE draft pressure
Heat  Light  Nitrogen Oxides (NOx)  Water/vapor  Carbon Dioxide  Carbon MONOxide
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency
Combustion Appliance Zone
20. What is the order of testing when a chimney is shared by mutiple appliances?
Smallest BTU input rating to highest
Used to measure appliance capacity
natural draf and fan assisted draft
250 Pascals
21. Combustion
Required Airflow = 15 cfm * # of occupants
Fuel type  Distribution type  Vent design and General Condition
'N' Correction factor from LBL charts
Chemical reaction that involves the combination of a fuel with oxygen
22. Boiler
Backdrafting
Used in forced hot air system
1) Calculate BAS based on Volume  then 2) calculate based on Occupancy  then 3) Take the higher of the two standards
Used in hydronic and steam systems
23. NC
24. 'Draft Measurement' is ______ in both Category I and IV heating systems.
CFMn*NC
Used in hydronic and steam systems
NEGATIVE draft pressure
not done
25. Methods to differentiate Heating Systems
Fuel type  Distribution type  Vent design and General Condition
Total Seasonal Heat Loss
60 Seconds
1) Calculate BAS based on Volume  then 2) calculate based on Occupancy  then 3) Take the higher of the two standards
26. CFM50
CFMn*NC
3412
Combustion Appliance Zone
'N' Correction factor from LBL charts
27. AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency)
Required Airflow = 15 cfm * # of occupants
Movement of combusion byproducts through the flue and out of the building
Efficiency of unit in operation (with starts/stops) UNIT ONLY
Convection  Conduction  Radiation
28. Occupancy BAS
NEGATIVE draft pressure
5 minutes
250 Pascals
Required Airflow = 15 cfm * # of occupants
29. Carbon Monoxide
Movement of combusion byproducts through the flue and out of the building
Colorless  odorless  tasteless and DEADLYis the result of incomplete combustion
Chemical reaction that involves the combination of a fuel with oxygen
base of the chimney liner or flue
30. Category I includes...
natural draf and fan assisted draft
Total Seasonal Heat Loss
Heat  Light  Nitrogen Oxides (NOx)  Water/vapor  Carbon Dioxide  Carbon MONOxide
60 Seconds
31. Amount of permissible time after ignition that spillage is allowable from the flue.
TOTAL system efficiency. AFUE PLUS distrib losses  average over course of heatin season
Used in hydronic and steam systems
Movement of combusion byproducts through the flue and out of the building
60 Seconds
32. Heat Loss
Used in forced hot air system
Smallest BTU input rating to highest
POSITIVE pressure
Total Seasonal Heat Loss
33. Furnace
Used in forced hot air system
.35 * Volume/60
Colorless  odorless  tasteless and DEADLYis the result of incomplete combustion
100 000
34. Heat Load
5 minutes
Colorless  odorless  tasteless and DEADLYis the result of incomplete combustion
Used to measure appliance capacity
Movement of combusion byproducts through the flue and out of the building
35. Distribution Type
'Power vented' and 'sealed combustion'
Forced Air  Gravity  Hydronic  Steam
Backdrafting
Convection  Conduction  Radiation