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1

4 types of Windows

Stationary
Sliding
Pivoting
Swinging-casement, jaloussie

2

What is glass made from?

Silica, soda, ash and lime

3

Tempered glass is how much stronger than annealed?

5

4

Thermoplastic is how strong ?

250 X stronger than safety glass

5

Saw for impact resistant Windows and doors

Powered rotary K saw with the maximum size blade
Diamond, wood, and composite blade

6

4 types of doors

Swinging
Sliding
Overhead
Rotating

7

Wooden doors may be

Hollow core
Panel
Solid

8

Metal doors

Made of Kalamine, wood covered with steel or hollow
Stronger than wood

9

Electrical system integrity relies on (3)

Insulation
Grounding
Circuit protection

10

Types of sustained electricity

Generator
Solar
Battery room
UPS
Fuel cell
Or bypassing

11

Ground gradient

Term used for electricity that is returning to zero through no conductive surfaces like soil, concrete and masonry

12

Propane is__________than air, while natural gas is_________

Propane is heavier
NG is lighter

13

Fuel Cell tech

Thanks to the Energy act of 2005,
Converts oxygen and hydrogen into water with DC being a byproduct

14

6 considerations for Facades

Overhang
Attachment
Height and shape
Supports
Height from roof
Fire spread investigation

15

How should additions to a structure be treated?

As a separate building for classification

16

Gooseneck

Ladder on the top platform of a fire escape that goes to the roof

17

Fire escapes are connected by either

Lag bolts or compression fittings

18

4 factors when evaluating a fire escape

Type
Age
Location
Ladder

19

RF Burn Avoidance

Stand 10' away from the front, 3' from the sides, and never touch

20

Base station

Antenna, coax, system electronics room, power supply

21

How many volts in electrical system of cell antennas?

240

22

How many watts in cell coax?

5

23

Issues with signs on buildings

Dead Load
Diagonal tension wire
Cantilevered, placing an eccentric load on the wall

24

Cell coax cable can...

Emit toxic fumes if on fire and spread fire into the building