Wood shingle siding is typically smoother and sawn
Wood Shake siding is usually split and has a rough rustic appearance
Wood shake clad structure seen
code requires habitable
• rooms other than kitchens to be 70 sq. ft.
•code requires ceiling height to be a
minimum of 7 ft.
•Code requires that half of the area of a
room have at least a seven foot ceiling
•Code Requires Windows 24” max above
•IBC Requires a safe means of egress,
accessibility for persons with disabilities,
fire resistance, fire protection systems,
weather resistance, finishes, and interior
•This window meets code for egress
because it fits perameters of: a net width
of opening being no less than 20 inches
and the net height of no more than 24
•Riser 6 ½”
•IBC tread and riser requirements are:
minimum 10” tread and maximum 7 3/4 “
•This stair meets IBC because it is within the
parameters stated by the code.
Control Joint: an intentional,
linear discontinuity in a structure,
designed to form a plane of
weakness where cracking can
occur, to avoid stresses on other
Isolation Joint: joint in slab or other structure that isolates it from the
vibrations or potential movement of another integral structure. In this
picture the column is being isolated from the surrounding slab.
Concreter Masonry Unit- a block of hardened concrete with or without hollow cores.
Designed to be laid in the same manner as a brick. Dimensions 8”x8”x16”. 1 CMU =3
courses of brick.
Sidelight-a tall narrow window on the
side of a door.
Power Pole-used to support power
lines as they run down the road and
then to your service head.
Transformer-converts the several
thousand volts running through the
utility lines into a usable 110/220 volt
Service Head- where
the eletrical lines
enter the house
Meter-measures the amount of electricity your house is consuming
Service Panel- distributes electricity to various circuits throughout the
house. (one picture has not had the breakers installed)
Duplex receptacle- electrical outlet with
two spaces for plugs.
A loader having a shovel or bucket at the end of an articulated arm
located at the front of the vehicle
Used for moving materials around the job site/any earth work
Bucket shown is an 86” bucket.
Gypsum Board-interior facing panel with
a gypsum floor sandwiched between
Heat Pump- a device that utilizes a refrigeration cycle either to heat or cool
a building by passing air or water over either condensing coil or the
Air Handling Unit- actually
sends the cooled refrigerant to
a coil in the supply duct that
cools the circulated air.
Advantage of Forced Air
System-rapid response time,
disadvantage: its noisy
A wood panel composed of an odd number of layers of wood
veneer bound together under pressure
placed adjacent to
an airspace in roofs
or walls as a
deterent to infrared
Gutter-catches all the water before it leaves the roof
Downspot-water leaves the gutter and travels down the side of the building
Splashblock-”breaks” the fall of the water to prevent undermiing and errosion
shingle-a small unit of water-
resitant material nailed in
overlapping fashion, so as to
make a roof or wall watertight.
These are shingles made out
of recycled papers and other
building materials. Lack
characteristics of an asphalt
Metal panel roofing-
preformed panels of
galvenized or alluminized