The triangular portion of the end-wall from the level of the eave to the ridge of the roof
See “End Wall Overhang”.
A roof consisting of two sloping sides that form a ridge and a gable at each end.
Steel coated with zinc for corrosion resistance.
A crane similar to an overhead crane except that the bridge for carrying the trolley or trolleys is rigidly supported on one or more legs running on fixed rails or other runway.
A main horizontal or near horizontal structural member that supports vertical loads. It may consist of several pieces.
A horizontal structural member that is attached to sidewall or end-wall columns and supports paneling.
The process of installing glass in windows and doors.
Glass panes or paneling used in windows and doors.
The term used when referring to the ground elevation around a building.
A concrete beam around the perimeter of a building.
Ground Snow Load
The probable weight of snow on the ground for a specified recurrence interval exclusive of drifts or sliding snow.
A mixture of cement, sand and water used to fill cracks and cavities. Sometimes used under base plates or leveling plates to obtain uniform bearing surfaces.
A steel plate used to reinforce or connect structural elements.
A light gauge metal member at an eave, valley or parapet designed to carry water from the roof to downspouts or drains.