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Does entrapped air increase or decrease U-values?
decrease
Reducing heat loss in the winter helps to conserve energy. When using textile coverings for this purpose, installation is a key factor. Is it better to install linings to be tight to entrap dead air between fabric and glass or increase the fullness of lining and drapery to minimize amt of warm air drawn against window?
install linings to be tight to entrap dead air between the fabric and the glass.
During summer, window coverings can be used to lessent the amount of heat transmitted to the interior. With clear and tinted vision glass, which one of the following is most effective? a. open, dark fabrics; b. closed, light fabrics; c. open, light fabrics; d. closed, dark fabric
b. closed, light fabrics
Which of the following is correct with regard to reduction of interior noise?
a. Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC) decreases as fabric openness increases. b. Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC) increases as fabric openness increases
a. Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC) decreases as fabric openness increases
The shading coefficient (S/C) is used to report
radiant energy transmission
actual color
color characteristics of hue, value, and intensity are unaffected by such things as the light source, accumulated soil, and textural changes.
airborne sounds
noise radiating directly into the air.
apparent color
color characteristics of hue, value, and intensity are affected by such things as the light source, accumulated soil, and textural changes.
conduction
mechanism by which heat energy, electrical charges, and sound waves are trasmitted through solids, liquids, and gases.
convection
transmission of heat energy by air movement
FAA
Responsible for setting compliance standards for draperies installed in commercial airliners.
fabric openness
The ratio of the open areas of a fabric to its total area.
fenestration
Design, arrangement, and proportions of the windows and doors in an interior.
impact sounds
Results from impacts on a structural surface that cause it to vibrate.
NFPA 101
Standard methods of fire tests for flame-resistant textiles and films.
noise reduction coefficient
numerical value that indicates the effectiveness of textile floor and wall coverings at absorbing sound
radiation
mechanism by which heat is transferred in the form of waves or rays.
shading coefficient (S/C)
Numerical rating that indicates light transmission in relation to temperature flow.
surface sounds
Produced as people traverse across the floor or push and pull items along it.
U-values
Numerical indications of how much heat actually does pass outward through windows in winter and .....
curtains
Relatively sheer, lightweight coverings taht are hung without linings
sash curtains
Panesls anchored at their upper and lower edges
Which one of the following is not a synonym among these terms: sheers, shutters, undercurtains, glass curtains
shutters
The drapery style that has tiers of bouffant or billowed-out areas created by periodically gagthering the fabric panels is:
pouf or bishop's sleeve
Which of the following is not a rigid overhead treatment constructed of wood or metal? a. cornices, b. jabots, c. cantonnieres, d. lambrequins
b. jabots
athey shade
Variation of the conventional Roman shade in which two shades are used, with one raised and one....
Austrian shade
Wiindow covering constructed of textile fabric that is vertically shirred to create lengthwise bands of horizontally draping folds.
awnings
Rigid structures that are generally mounted as exterior overhead treatments to provide protection from weather elements.
baloon shades
Window coverings composed of textile fabric that form baloon-like puffs when they are raised.
batons
Rods used manually to open and close curtain and drapery panels.
cascades
Nonrigid side window treatments composed of gathered fabric falling in folds of graduated length.
casing
Opening formed by hemming the upper edge of window covering fabric and through which a rod is inserted.
headings
Treatments used at the top of curtain and drapery panels to finish the upper edge and districutge fullness evenly across the finished width
jabots
Nonrigid side treatments composed of pleated fabric; lower end may be level or angled.
Priscilla curtains
Window treatment in which ruffled panels overlap at their upper edges and are held back by ruffled tie-backs
Roman shades
Window coverings that hang flat at the window until pleats form when panels are raised.
shutters
Decorative panels hung at the sides of windows; may be stationary or unfolded to cover the glass to reduce heat exchange
swags
Softly draping lengths of fabrics hanging at the sides of windows.
valances
Overhead window treatment composed of fabric; may be pleated, scalloped, shirred, or draped as a swag.
Venetian blinds
Window coverings made up of horizontal slats or louvers laced together with textile cords.
Various techniques can be used to embellish fabrics with designs said to resemble hand embroidery. When the designs are created at the same time the base fabric is being woven, the technique being used is
lappet
The Trade Regulation Rule related to glass fiber usage in textile applications became effective January 2, 1968. Compliance with the Rule is:
mandatory
Trade Regulations Regulationh Rule said that Labels must advise the consumer to:
thoroughly rinse the washer drum after laundering glass fib er fabrics in order to remove the minute slivers of glass to reduce skin irritation
The scope of the Rule includes:
glass fiber fabrics, curtains,a nd draperies
Labeling must advise that
skin irritiation may result from handling, hanging, and/or sewing glass fabrics
antique satin
Satee-woven drapery fabric with simple warp yarns and slub filling yarns
calico
Lightweight, plain-woven fabric characterized by small, colorful, printed motifs and solid-colored ground.
chintz
Plain-woven fabric charactgerized by brightly colored floral or geometric motifs and high surface luster.
cretonne
Plain-woven drapery fabric charactgerized by large, printed motifs and a dull surface.
duck
Plain or 2 x 1 basket woven fabric composed of two-ply yarns; used for exterior awnings.
eyelet
Curtain fabric with holes surrounded by Schiffli embroidery
fibrillation
Breaking off of minute slivers of glass from high-denier glass filaments as a result of flexing and abrasion.
marquisette
Transparent, lightweight leno-woven curtain fabric composed of fine, monofilament yarns.
organdy
Sheer, plain-woven fabric having a parchment-like hand.
osnaburg
Plain-woven drapery fabric made of coarse, irregular yarns; originally used in grain and cement sacks.
spunlacing
Fabrication technique in which webs of fibers are mechanically entangled.
taffeta
Filling-rib weave fabric; often composed of acetate and given a moire finish.
tambour embroidering
Machine stitching that resembles hand chain-stitching.
toile de jouy prints
Plain-woven fabric printed with landscapes, floral motifs, or other pictorial designs in various shades...
weft insertion
Fabrication technique in which filling yarns are inserted through loops of a tricot-stitched fabric.