I definitions - Building Terms Dictionary
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An American Standard section of hot-rolled steel.
An obstruction along the eave of a roof caused by the refreezing snow water emanating from melting snow on the roof surface above.
Rock formed by the solidification of magma.
A manufactured wood framing member whose cross-sectional shape resembles the letter I.
Impact Insulation Class (IIC):
An index of the extent to which a floor assembly transmits impact noise from a room above to the room below.
Noise generated by footsteps or other impacts on a floor.
A device for tightening bolts and nuts by means of rapidly repeated torque impulses produced by electrical or pneumatic energy.
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A large block of cast metal.
Double or triple glazing.
Providing a curtain wall with hidden channels and weep holes to remove any water that may penetrate the exterior layers of the wall.
A suspended ceiling with sufficient structural strength to support workers safely as they install and maintain mechanical and electrical installations above the ceiling.
The concave surface of an arch.
A paint or mastic that expands to form a stable,insulating char when exposed to fire.
A membrane roof assembly in which the thermal insulation lies above the membrane.
In pure form, a metallic element. In common usage, ferrous alloys other than steel,including cast iron and wrought iron.
A heavy U-shaped staple used to tie the ends of heavy timbers together.
A skilled laborer who erects steel building frames or places reinforcing bars in concrete construction.
A thermosetting plastic foam with thermal insulating properties.
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