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2- Interior Design Final
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A hard building material such as brick, concrete block, stucco, or natural stone bonded together with mortar.
A wall that supports some weight from the ceiling or roof of the structure.
Meaning a material will reduce or absorb sound.
Water-resistant sheet metal used to help keep the roof watertight.
The underlying base of the house.
Walls that support the load of the house between the footing and the floor.
The very bottom of the foundation which is usually made from concrete.
A series of beams that support the weight of the roof.
Thin pieces of building materials that lay in overlapping rows on roofs.
Lumber that forms the vertical framing members
A wall that does not support any weight from the structure beyond its own weight
Small, built-up beams that carry the load of the structure over door and window openings.
A sheet of 6 to 10-millimeter polyethylene-a type of plastic-spread across the filler before pouring a slab.
A building material that is usually made of plywood but can be produced from synthetic material.
The material forming the exposed surface of the outside walls of a house.
A vertical pipe that extends through the roof to release gases and odors outdoors.
Measurement of the amount of electricity a bulb uses
adds moisture to the air
Operates at high temperatures that burn away oven debris
Device powered by gas or electricity
Cooks food in a stream of heated air
Uses a magnetic field to generate heat in cookware
A manufacturer's written promise that a product will meet certain performance and quality standards.
Cooks with heat produced by food molecules vibrating against one another
State the average yearly energy use and operating cost of an appliance.
Energy guide label
Gas fuels include natural gas and liquid propane gas.
After wastewater is processed in a community treatment system, it is often recycled for use in industry and irrigation
Light is reflected by light colors and smooth, shiny surfaces
Front-loading washers use much less water than most top-loading models.
Each room in a house should ave at least four electrical outlets.
Designers and builders use computers to develop project timetables.
Conventional heating systems include solar heat, fireplaces, and stoves.
As a rule, traffic patterns should be about 20 inches wide.
Consumers can expect most major appliances to last no more than 9 years.
Convection ovens use more time and energy to operate than conventional cooking.
Exterior frame walls are usually_____________walls.
A building material molded from moist clay and hardened with heat is__________.
What type of wastewater removal system is used in homes with access to water, but is not a community sewer line?
Ducts are required in heating and cooling systems that are_____________.
What type of material can cause a fire if placed in an operating microwave oven?
Which of the following questions does not help evaluate the quality of an appliance?
Does the retailer offer service via an independent contractor?
The weight of the house and foundation are supported by the______________.
A squeaky floor usually indicates problems with______________construction.
Windows that do not open are called__________.
Exterior frame walls are usually___________walls.
What is the metal box in a house that receives electrical power and divides it into individual circuits?
Service entrance panel
Most large electrical appliances require their own dedicated________________.
Considerations when choosing a water heater do not include______________.
average outside temperature
A range hood is useful because it____________.
vents heats and odors
Specifications are the list of all the items you need to purchase for the completion of your project.
Kitchen countertops are 39" tall.
Circulation space between furnishings, in the kitchen and in hallways is 36".
An EXTENDED price is what you get when you ADD the quantity to the price.
The National Electrical Code requires the installation of ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) in areas where water may be present.
Most new water heaters are preset at the factory to 120 degrees F.
In an underground septic tank, waste decomposes through the action of ________________.
A house's hot water main starts at the __________.
An air conditioner with greater cooling capacity is needed in the room with a(n)______exposure.
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