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1

Flag lots, "T" lots and key lots may not conform to current zoning and building codes due to a lack of ____.

frontage

2

Cul-de-sac lots provide little space for ____.

parking

3

The ____ of a building is located belowground and is not typically visible.

substructure

4

Matt and raft foundations are used on ____ soil.

unstable

5

Studs are held in place by the use of ____.

plates

6

Plank and beam construction became popular in the 1970s with the introduction of the ____ ____ design.

great room

7

Cracks in masonry become a concern when ____ occurs.

separation

8

To prevent roof leakage, chimneys, valleys and stacks must be sealed with metal ____.

flashing

9

____ roofs require more maintenance than other types.

built up

10

Windows that have only one pane movable glass are called ____-____.

single hung

11

Higher R values on an insulating material ____ resistance to the flow of heat.

increase

12

____ pipe should never be used for hot water distribution.

PVC

13

The capacity of a heating system is rated in ____.

BTU's

14

The wire used to carry electrical energy from its source to a load is referred to as a ____.

conductor

15

All construction in Florida is controlled by the ____ ____ ____.

Southern Building Code

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