Flashcards in Construction Deck (17)
How can the addition of a new roof be identified on a apartment building?
Difference in siding color at the gable ends of the building or a building with a pitched roof that has cockloft vents.
Balconies on apartment buildings built in the 1940s and 1950s or of what Gen. two types?
Apartment doors and apartments built in the 1940s and 1950s are normally what type of construction?
Solid wood with a wood frame and swim into the apartment
If this is in use it can be an indicator that the unit is occupied?
What is the construction of the stairwells in apartment buildings built in the 1940s and 1950s?
Enclosed Masonary with concrete or steel steps and risers. The windows in the stairwells are typically casement or double Hung
During size up the chimney may be an indication of the location of what?
On Garden Apartments fire resistive plywood was normally use near the firewall outward of a distance of how many feet?
The potential for rapid fire spread and early collapse of lightweight floors is great if fire enters where?
The truss floorspace
Smoke issuing from the band board area of a exterior wall may indicate what?
The fire has entered the truss floorspace
In 1960s and 1970s basement areas in quadrant A and D or below grade and normally house what?
In apartments built in the 1960s and 1970s the basement area in quadrant B and C house what
Apartment units usually labeled T1 and T2
Windows in the 1970 apartment buildings are of what construction
Double Hong or horizontal sliding
Balconies in apartment buildings built in the 1970s or of what Gen. two types?
Doors in apartment buildings built in the 1970s have what type of doors?
Anything from hollow metal to insulated metal covered doors. Almost all of these buildings have a metal door jam
Apartment buildings built in the 1960s and 1970s had what kind of material that enclosed the stairwells?
Apartment buildings built in the 1980s and later typically have what type of stairwell?
Non-enclosed open to the outside and constructed of wood