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Aleck Associates Ltd, Structural Engineers in London UK - Structural consultant - structural engineering - structural engineer. Roofing - a glossary of terms associated with home roofing. Barge boards - Batten - Counter batten - Dormer - Eaves - Fascia - Felt roof (Cold) - Felt roof (Hot) - Flashing - Flat Roof - Gable - Gauge - Hip - Hip board - Hip end - Margin - Nail sickness - Rafter - Ridge - Ridge board - Ridge tile - Sarking - Sarking board - Slate - Soffit - Tiles (interlocking) - Tiles (plain) - Tingle - Truss - Underfelt - Valley - Verge Barge boards - Decorative boards mounted under the roofing at a gable end - traditionally timber, nowadays usually uPVC.

Roofing - a glossary of terms associated with home roofing

They may be mounted flash on the end wall or stood off on an overhanging framework with a soffit underneath. Batten - A length of timber (usually tanalised, 40 x 20mm (1.5 x ¾ inch) sawn timber - but may vary according to roofing cover) mounted horizontally across the rafters to locate and/or secure the tiles or slates. Dormer - A vertical window built into the slope of a pitched roof. Levelling Tutorial 1. Height References The aim of this tutorial is to introduce Bench Marks as a height reference.

Levelling Tutorial 1

OS Bench Mark (OSBM). OS Bench Marks are established by the Ordnance Survey to provide height references. They are usually carved into stonework or other stable material that is unlikely to be disturbed. Gross Development Value (GDV) - Property Developers Guide to Financial Appraisals. Gross development value, or GDV as it is commonly known in property circles, is an important valuation metric that all investors and property developers need to be familiar with when building their project and financial appraisals.

Gross Development Value (GDV) - Property Developers Guide to Financial Appraisals

The gross development value of a property investment project can be calculated to give a near accurate figure of what that property or real estate development project may be worth on the open market once all development works have been completed. Gross development value is an essential tool for any real estate investor or property developer as it forms a key component in the development appraisal process. Without an accurate gross development value any pre-acquisition or pre-development financial projections may be seriously flawed and the property developers risks increased significantly. Common Roofing Terms.

Roof framing involves a lexicon of its own.

Common Roofing Terms

As you can see in this illustration, roofs have hip rafters, ridge boards, jack rafters, and more. When working on a roof, it pays to be familiar with these terms. Here is a closer look at common roofing terms: Butt The larger, exposed end of a shingle. Collar Tie (also Collar Beam) Define RFP, Definition RFQ, RFI process. Find information on RFP's, RFQ's, RFI's, & RFT's.

Define RFP, Definition RFQ, RFI process

RFP (Request For Proposal) A RFP (Request For Proposal) is a document that an organization posts to bring out bids from potential vendors for a product or service. An RFP is part of an organization's procurement process, which begins with an assessment of needs and ends with delivery and/or support of the finished product or service. RFQ (Request For Quotation) Construction Drawing Abbreviations - The House Plan Shop. What does OHP stand for? In Architecture. Key Performance Indicators and Business Metrics - Klipfolio. A Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is a measurable value that demonstrates how effectively a company is achieving key business objectives.

Key Performance Indicators and Business Metrics - Klipfolio

Organizations use KPIs to evaluate their success at reaching targets. Learn more: What is a key performance indicator (KPI)? Selecting the right KPIs will depend on your industry and which part of the business you are looking to track.