Soffit vent: An intake vent in the soffit area of the house that provides attic venting at a lower portion of the roof deck and good circulation with other forms of venting such as ridge or roof vents.
Ridge vent: A type of roof exhaust vent that ventilates the attic along the ridge or hip line where the roof deck has been cut back; works in conjunction with soffit vents under the eaves.
Gable Vent: Screened vent or louver, which allow hot air to leave the area in the gable, ends of the roof.
Roof Turbine: A passive ventilation device, with a rotor that is rotated by the wind, conveying air through a duct to and from a chamber below
Transformer Box : A device used to transfer electric energy from one circuit to another, especially a pair of multiply wound, inductively coupled wire coils that effect such a transfer with a change in voltage, current, phase, or other electric characteristic.
service head: the fitting that is placed on the service drop end of service entrance cable or service entrance raceway and is designed to minimize the amount of moisture that can enter the cable or raceway; the service head is commonly referred to as a “weather head.”
Meter : An electricity-measuring device that totalizes with time, such as a watt-hour meter or ampere-hour meter, in contrast to an electric instrument.
Service Panel: Electrical panel, containing circuit breakers, which is the distribution point for the entering electric service.
Duplex Receptacle : The commonly used receptacle (outlet). Called "duplex" because it has two plug-in sockets
Electrical Components Duplex Receptacle Meter Transformer Box
Electrical Components Service Panel Service Head
Framing Elements 1. Anchor Bolt 2. Sill Plate 4. Subflooring 5. Sole Plate 6. Stud
Framing Elements 7. Top Plate 8. Ceiling Joist 9. Rafter 10. Roof Decking
Plumbing Vents provide for relief of sewer gases, admission of oxygen for aerobic sewage digestion, and maintenance of the trap water seals which prevent sewer gases from entering the building. Drop in sink