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This website makes references to a number of terms that may not be familiar to you. Use the links below to explore this glossary.

 

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This website makes references to a number of terms that may not be familiar to you. Use the links below to explore this glossary.

 

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This website makes references to a number of terms that may not be familiar to you. Use the links below to explore this glossary.

 

Weather Vane

moveable device attached to a spire, roof apex or other elevated object for showing the direction of the wind

 

Window

glass-covered opening in a wall used to admit light and often to permit air flow through the wall opening

 

Wood Frame

structural system composed of lightweight, milled dimensioned lumber, in which vertical members (studs) are fastened to top and bottom members (plates) with nails

This website makes references to a number of terms that may not be familiar to you. Use the links below to explore this glossary.

 

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This website makes references to a number of terms that may not be familiar to you. Use the links below to explore this glossary.

 

Vault (Arch) Roof

roof or ceiling structure over an area that is based on the form of an arch

 

Ventilator

device used to introduce fresh air into an enclosed building space, such as an attic

 

Verandah

roofed porch or balcony attached to the elevation of a building

 

Vestibule

entrance hall or lobby

 

Voussoir

any of the wedge-shaped blocks that make up an arch or a vault

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