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Flashcards in Chapter 11 Construction And Enviorment Issues Deck (20):
1

What is a blue print ?

A building plan that includes a layout of rooms and their measurements.

2

What are building specifications ?

Written narrative explaining the building plan.

3

What do build specifications include?

• materials used in construction
• an explanation of systems (HVAC,Electrical,plumbing)
• designs features not visible in plan
• landscaping plans

4

Who regulates water supply systems?

The local health department

5

Who furnishing guidelines for well construction?

The New York State Department of health.

6

What is percolating water ?

The movement of water threw soil.

7

What does ECCCNY stand for?

Energy Conservation Construction Code of NY.

8

What does the ECCCNY do?

•sets minimum requirements for new and renovations to existing building.

•addresses the design, construction of energy efficiency building envied install of energy efficient material and lighting plus power supply.

9

What does a building envelope include?

The materials and components that physically separate the interior and exterior of a structure.

10

What is one consideration in preparing a construction site?

Drainage

11

What is the most important foundation building block?

Footing

12

What is footing?

The concrete base below the frost line that supports the structures foundation.

13

What are foundation walls composed off?

Concrete blocks or bricks

14

What does the footing support?

The foundation wall and the entire structure.

15

What are the three types of foundation walls built in NY?

Full basement ,slap on grade, crawl space

16

What’s the most commonly type of foundation in NY?

Full basement

17

The New York uniformed fire prevention and building code requires that the foundation wall or crawl space in contact with soil should be what?

Treated for penetration of ground water

18

What is a slab on grade construction ?

Concrete slab instead of a foundation wall

19

What is wood framing?

A wooden skeleton of the home.

20

The main carrying beam or girder is what?

A steel beam or several wooden members fastened together that spans the distance