Cladding: Wood Shake Shake: Type of shingle that is split from a block of wood Shingle: Sawn, not split.
Code Requirements: Egress Window W: 32 ½ inches H: 24 ½ inches A: 5.5 SF 44 inches AFF Code: W: 20 inches H: 24 inches A: 5.7 SF 44 inches AFF This window doesn’t meet code because the area is only 5.5 SF and it is supposed to be 5.7 SF
Code Requirements: Stairs Tread: 11 inches Riser: 7 inches Code: Tread: 10 inch min Riser: 7 ¾ inch max These stairs meet the code requirements.
Concrete Joints: Control A cut made in the concrete where a crack is expected to take place. The cut makes that point weak to force the crack to happen there. It decreases cracks in other locations. Crack Control Joint
Concrete Joint: Isolation The slab is isolated from the wall here.
Doors: Exterior Panel Top Rail Panel Stile Lock Rail Bottom Rail
Doors: Transom and Sidelight Transom Transom: Window placed directly above a door. Sidelight: Window that is tall and skinny that is placed next to door. The glass is a tempered glass to prohibit breaking. Sidelight
Electrical: Transformer The transformer is another step down point. It converts it to a lower voltage.
Electrical: Service Head The service head is where electricity is conducted from outdoor lines to the meter.
Electrical: Meter The meter measures the use of electricity.
Electrical: Service Panel The service panel is the main control center for all the electrical circuits in the house.
Electrical: Duplex Receptacle Where an appliance can be connected to gain electricity.
Front End Loader A front end loader can push things and pick them up and transport things. A backhoe digs and picks up, a bulldozer pushes.
Gypsum Board Wall finish made out of an mineral that comes in prefrabricated sheets. It resists sound and fire.
Heat Pump Air Handling Unit Advantage: Heats and cools Disadvantage: Not efficient in colder climates Compressor: The working fluid, in its gaseous state, is pressurized and circulated through the system as a liquid. Air handling unit: Conditioning and circulating air that is temperature control. Compressor
Insulation Slows the transfer of heat. It keeps the building cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.