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What do purlins Support?
The rafters
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How regularly do trusses need to be strapped to the external walls?
Every 2 metres
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To what is the fascia board fixed?
The feet of the rafters
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Why is roof ventilation important?
It prevents condensation
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When could stone slates be used for a roof?
On a steep pitched roof
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What material forms a waterproof joint at the abutment?
lead
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Which type of housing needs fire protection in the cavity wall?
Prefab Housing
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What does Approved doc F topic?
Ventilation
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What is the level of water in a cold water storage system controlled by?
Ball Valve and Float
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What does Approved doc H topic?
Drainage
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How big does a cavity wall tie need to be for a 91-100mm Cavity
225mm
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What role do trimmers play?
They transfer loads to adjacent joists where openings are formed.
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what does PV stand for in low eneergy housing
Passive Voltage
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What would be on the internal walls of a victorian house?
Three layer lime plasterwork
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What is an example of a cohseive (hard to break up when dry) soil
clay
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What are some brick bond types?
Rat trap, english wall, flemish, strecher bond
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What is a type of soil that is greatly affected by the use of trees?
Clay soil
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What does heave mean?
Swelling of clay due to moisture
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What are wall ties made of?
stainless steel
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What is a vapour barrier?
any material used for damp proofing
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What are cavity closers?
Cavity closers are insulated extrusions for closing wall cavities at openings such as window reveals and door reveals.
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How far above ground should a DPC be?
150mm
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what does MMC stand for?
modern methods of construction
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Where is a water metre kept?
Outside
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What is a radon sump?
the best way to reduce indoor radon levels
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What is the headroom at a stair way for doc K?
2 metres
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What is not a modern method of construction?
Brick and block
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What material wouldn't you find in a vitorian house?
Concrete
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Macxium space gables can be apart?
2 metres
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What were victorian lintols made of?
stone
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What is the roofing element which transfers the loads from the rafters to the walls
wall plate
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The doors from the garage into the hall should be
a fire door
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what windows would you expect a victiorian house to have
sash windows
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what systems would not be connected to the sewer?
Surface water system
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Internal plumbing systems should be connected to what?
a stop valve
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What would a blue pipe found on site be?
a cold water supply pipe
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What is a multi-point hot water system?
one that provides hot water to various hot water outlets
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An indicrect system of hot water supply prevents?
the water pressure reducing too much
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why are pipe clamps installed on supply pipes?
To reduce the likely hood of electric shock
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what is the minimum space heating temp requirement in uk?
16 degrees
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What is the role of a flue liner and where would you find one?
Stops gasses, in a chimeny cavity.
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In the context of heating systems, what is TRV?
Thermostatic Radiator Valve
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Four air is prevented from returning up the pipe by what?
a water trap
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At the front of properties is it recommended the boundary is formed by?
low open planting
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What is Approved Doc M?
Access and facillities for disabled people
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Most working days are lost due to what medical problem in constructuion?
Back injuries
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The COSHH regs serve to regulate what?
Exposure to substance and chemical hazards
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In the context of flood risks what does EPC stand for?
Energy Performance Certificate
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What is not a vernacular (using local materials) walling technique?
Timber strutural panel
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What are some distinctive features of a building in the tudor period?
steeply pitched roofs, large chimneys, decorative half timbering
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What is a common roofing technique in roman housing?
Clay interlocking tiles
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List systems that would be connected to the public sewer
Four water systems, combined systems
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list some mechanisms for achieving low energy ventilation
single & whole mechanical ventilation with heat recovery, passive stack ventilation
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How regularly do trusses need to be strapped to the external walls?

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Every 2 metres

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To what is the fascia board fixed?

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Why is roof ventilation important?

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When could stone slates be used for a roof?

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