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Susan Scarlet-Macaw

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    Susan Scarlet-Macaw commented,

    Fire safing is the insulating material, typically used in fire-resistive joints and are just one type of material used in a fire stop assembly. Fire safing is used in any cavity (i.e. perimeter, he...

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    Susan Scarlet-Macaw commented,

    I would say use fluid applied membranes. Bituminous is good but it's harder to apply, it can come in sheets hot applied or cold applied, same as we use in roofs.  Acrylic coating is best for Negati...

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    Susan Scarlet-Macaw commented,

    This goes in depth for the curtain wall systems https://www.wbdg.org/guides-specifications/building-envelope-design-guide/fenestration-systems/curtain-walls

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    Susan Scarlet-Macaw commented,

    David, I highly recommend Hyperfine architecture  https://hyperfinearchitecture.com/pa also another resource that was helpful for me https://architectexamprep.com/gen-2-programming-and-analysis/ Th...

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    Susan Scarlet-Macaw commented,

    This might be too late for you but I find architect exam prep very helpful. They have broken down the exam exactly how NCARB has divided the modules. David and Eric also have a 6 week coaching clas...

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    Susan Scarlet-Macaw created a post,

    Test center time decreased

    I took PDD this morning but got the likely failed note. Although I had about 17 minutes left before I took my break. I was feeling pretty good about the test. I came back from my break and when I s...

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    Susan Scarlet-Macaw created a post,

    Hyperfine Architecture

    Another video by Ben Norkin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH5tEj10Nsk&feature=share  

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    Chapter 10 - IBC

    This is very good video on Chapter 10 - IBC overview   https://youtu.be/QX3UWV-kOK4  

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    Susan Scarlet-Macaw commented,

    Mahya, congrats! I failed my exam this afternoon... I got the ‘likely fail” I wonder if it ever occurs that someone actually passes after they review the exam, maybe that will be tomorrow... ;)

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    Susan Scarlet-Macaw commented,

    Ariana, sorry! I failed too. The sad part is I thought I had a chance while I was testing and then I just slowed down a lot with the graphic questions... the easiest of them all. Then by the time I...