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A compact unit fitted in a wall window or ceiling as a simple type of mechanical ventilation
A neatly built, smooth surface of brickwork
Short horizontal timbers cut to fit inbetween vertical studs of a framed partition to stiffen the studs and make them act in common
A size or distance expressed by a number and a unit. In the building industry dimensions are given in order of length, width, height and work is built from figured dimensions, not
A brick which is not the usual rectangular shape. They are made to relate to standard working sizes for brickwork, with allowances for the mortar joints
The usual term for a glazing fillet
The top surface of a floor, screed or flooring from which all levels in a room are taken
A strip of wood or metal separating and holding panes of glass in a window
An access floor. A floor above the structural floor, creating a space between them allowing easy wire management for data, telephone, power and lighting cables
The drying shrinkage of timber at right angles to the growth rings usually about two thirds of the tangential shrinkage
Roof gutters, downpipes, and fittings or accessories, such as offsets or shoes. They are usually sold as part of a system and so may not be interchangeable with parts of a system f
A brickwork bond that shows stretchers alternating with headers along each course and alternating vertically between courses
Used as a base for plaster, exterior rendering or supporting light fixtures, dropped ceilings etc.
Projecting decorative pointing of brickwork, made by first cutting a tuck in the face joints, then filling it with lime putty, to stand out about 3mm
Timber soon after the tree is felled containing its original free water, requires seasoning
Large timber membranes built up of glued strips of softwood used for structural timber
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The top of a wall made with a row of stones, specials, a brick capping, interlokcing blocks, metal, plastics, etc. Usually overhanging, to protect the top courses against rain and
A surround in which a door leaf is hung, heavier than a door lining and usually made of solid timber or pressed metal
A solid white mineral which is heated and used as a binder in gypsum plasters; also the final stage of these plasters after they have set
Glass fibre/glass fibre reinforced polyester
Air pressure below atmospheric may be produced by a fan or wind
A vertical structural element which divides adjacent window units, the primary purpose of which is as a structural support to an arch or lintel over the window opening, a secondary
A lock designed to be set into a mortice in the edge of a door leaf
A roof which slopes at less than 10° to the horizontal. The roofing, which is continuous, is usually built-up feltwork or a membrane with gravel protection, unless intended to be
A narrow strip of non-combustible material that closes a gap in the fire wall or floor, or fills the space round pipes, cables or ducts where they emerge from a services duct
A solid wall the width of a brick, therefore today in Britain 102.5mm thick using standard bricks
Stone which has been quarried and cut (not cast stone)
Underground structural elements commonly used as retention systems and permanent foundation walls
Construction works outside a building, a trade that groups roadbuilding, drainage, landscaping, street furniture, fencing etc.
Coarse cement consisting of a binder, fine aggregate and water used for bedding and jointing of masonry work, as tiling, and as render
A floor finishing made up of cement, wood particles, gypsum, calcium carbonate, pigment, and linseed oil. It does not suffer dusting, wears well, comes in many different colours, a

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