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B Index of Building Construction diagrams House illustrations

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0995 B Vent
0037 Babies - Slate Roof Repair
1283 Back Up Heat for Heat Pumps - Testing
0733 Backdrafting
1336 Backer Rods for Caulking
Backfill
0251 ----- Height
0254 ----- Related Foundation Cracks
1887 ----- Settled Around Homes Backflow Preventer
0859 ----- Installed Backwards on Boiler
1231 ----- Missing on Water Cooled Air Conditioners
0857 ----- on Boilers
1345 Baffles for Soffit Vents
1273 Balance Point for Heat Pumps
1310 Balanced Air Changes
1401 Balancing Dampers and Flow Collars for HRVs
0880 Balancing Methods for Hot Water Heating
1824 Balconies
1536 Ball Valve for Plumbing
0366 Balloon versus Platform Framing
1835 Baluster Spacing for Handrails and Guards Barometric Damper
0837 ----- (Draft Regulator) Problems
0836 ----- for Oil Furnace
1021 ----- on Wood Furnace
1214 ----- Schematic
0040 ----- Barrel Mission Style (Straight) Clay Tile
Barrier
1332 ----- Air
1331 ----- Radiant
1332 ----- Vapor
Baseboard
0893 ----- Cast Iron on Hot Water Heating Systems
0892 ----- Finned Tube on Hot Water Heating Systems Basement
0375 ----- Bearing Wall
2072 ----- Cracks
2082 ----- Excavation, Dampproofing and Drainage Tile
1063 ----- Fireplaces
0230 ----- Floors Lowered with Bench Footings
0231 ----- Floors Lowering with Underpinning
0255 ----- Floors Provide Lateral Support
0795 ----- Heat Registers
1385 ----- Insulation - Adding Exterior
1386 ----- Insulation - Interior - Adding
2081 ----- Interior Drainage System
2079 ----- Keeping Dry by Controlling Surface Water
1387 ----- Moisture Control
2067 ----- Problems - Wet - Causes
1826 ----- Stairs - Exterior
0238 ----- Stairwell - Exterior - Side View
0239 ----- Stairwell - Exterior Insulated
2078 ----- Sump Pump
1826 ----- Walkouts
1873 ----- Walkouts
1874 ----- Walkouts
1875 ----- Walkouts
1876 ----- Walkouts
1877 ----- Walkouts
1878 ----- Walkouts
1879 ----- Walkouts
2080 ----- Walls - Patching Cracks
2067-2082 ----- Wet
2069 ----- Windows and Stairs
0501 Basic Electrical Concepts
0619 Basins - Electrical Outlets Nearby
1909 Baskets-Strainers at the Top of Downspouts
0618 Bathroom Outlets and Switches
1720 Bay Window
0306 Beam-Joist Connection
0323 ----- with Ledgerboard Beams
0304 ----- Bearing Simply versus Continuous
0303 ----- Bolting of Wood Built-Up
0296 ----- Continuous and Simply Spanned
0298 ----- End Support
1839 ----- for Decks and Porches
0308 ----- Lateral Support for Steel
0309 ----- Lateral Support for Wood
0294 ----- Load Transfer
0324 ----- Mortise and Tenon Joints
0302 ----- Nailing of Wood Built-Up
0301 ----- Notches or Holes
0292 ----- Part of House Structure
1841 ----- Poor End Support
0247 ----- Punching through Foundation Wall
0300 ----- Rotated or Twisted
1842 ----- Rotation or Twisting - Exterior
----- Sag
1840 ----- ----- Exterior
0297 ----- ----- Sight Along
0295 ----- Steel Attached to Joists
0293 ----- Stresses
0292-0310 ----- Structural
0275 ----- Wood - Air Gaps at Ends
Bearing
0379 ----- and Partition Walls - Identification
0414 ----- for Rafter
0203 ----- Strength of Soils
0369 ----- Wall Holes and Notches in Top Plates
0375 ----- Wall in Basement
0370 ----- Wall Metal Ties for Single Top Plates
0388 ----- Wall Offset
0368 ----- Wall Top Plate T-Connection
0371 ----- Wall with Lintel
1704 Bell-Cast Eave
1914 Below Grade Downspouts - Abandoned
1863 Below Grade Garages - Drains
0779 Belt Drive and Direct Drive Blowers for Furnaces
1251 Belt or Pulley Adjustment for Fan for Air Conditioning
1712 Belt-Course
0230 Bench Footings
0524 Bent Electrical Service Masts
0743 Bi-Metallic Thermostat
1287 Bivalent Heat Pump
0020 Black Label Wood Shingles
1529 Bladder Type Pressure Tank for Wells
0092 Blisters in Built-up Roofing Membranes
0801 Blockage Switches on Forced Air Furnaces
0318 Blocking, Strapping and Bridging for Joists
0365 Blocks and Bricks - Hollow Channels must be Vertical
0779 Blowers for Furnaces - Belt Drive and Direct Drive
0020 Blue Label Wood Shingles
1780 Board-and-Batten Siding
Boiler
0866 ----- Air Separators
0867 ----- Aquastat - Primary Control
0868 ----- Aquastat Inoperative
0857 ----- Backflow Preventer
0859 ----- ----- Installed Backwards
0851 ----- Copper Tube Heat Exchangers
1150 ----- Electric
----- Feed Pump
1113 ----- ----- for Steam Heat
1112 ----- ----- Location for Steam Heat
0873 ----- Flow Control Valves
0855 ----- High Temperature Limit Switch
0846 ----- Hot Water, How They Work
0856 ----- Low Water Cut-Out (Hot Water)
0861 ----- Pressure Reducing Valve
0858 ----- ----- Location
0865 ----- ----- Relief Valve Installed Backwards
0852 ----- Pressure Relief Valves
0854 ----- ----- Inspecting
0853 ----- ----- Location
0869 ----- Pump Control
0860 ----- Temperature and Pressure Gauge
0863 ----- Water Pressure Set too Low
0903 ----- with Bypass Loop
0862 ----- with Combined Pressure Reducing Valve and Pressure Relief Valve
0872 ----- with Outdoor Air Temperature Sensor
0876 ----- with Series Loop
0901 ----- with Sidearm Heater
0900 ----- with Tankless Coil
----- with Zone Control
0870 ----- ----- by Pumps
0871 ----- ----- by Valves
1011 ----- ----- Wood
0303 Bolting of Built-up Wood Beams
0555 Bonding of Electric Service Box to Ground
0554 Bonding of Neutral and Ground Wires Downstream of Service Box
1514 Bored Wells
1720 Bow Window
0358 Bowed Brick Veneer Wall - Older Home
1764 Bowed Brick Veneer Wall - Older Home
0248 Bowing Foundation Results in Excess Brick Overhang
0313 Bowing of Masonry Walls
0357 Bowing of Masonry Walls
1767 Bowing of Masonry Walls
0360 Bowing of Solid Masonry Wall due to Tie Failure
1001 Bracing for Metal Chimneys
0434 Bracing of Compression Webs in Trusses
0973 Bracket Chimneys
1710 Brackets and Dentils
0535 Branch Circuit Over-current Devices
0536 Breaker and Fuse-type Electrical Service Boxes
0509 Breakers and Fuses
1086 Breast for Fireplace Settled (Gap at Wall)
0085 Breast for Fireplace
0212 Brick Foundations with Masonry Walls
1761 Brick Mortar Joints
0248 Brick Overhang Excessive on Foundation
1758 Brick Repointing
0341 Brick Veneer Wall
0390 Brick Veneer Wall
0391 Brick Veneer Wall
0392 Brick Veneer Wall
0393 Brick Veneer Wall
0394 Brick Veneer Wall
0395 Brick Veneer Wall
0396 Brick Veneer Wall
0397 Brick Veneer Wall
0398 Brick Veneer Wall
0399 Brick Veneer Wall
1764 ----- Bowed - Older Home
0358 ----- Bowed in Older Home
0390 ----- Construction Detail
0277 ----- Detail
0391 ----- Masonry Tie Detail
1765 ----- Masonry Tie Detail
0394 ----- Weep Holes
0346 ----- with Steel Lintel Brick Wall
1767 ----- Bowing
0077 ----- Flashing with Roof Intersection Below
1762 ----- Mortar Joints
1766 ----- Needs Lateral Support
0342 ----- Terminology
0365 Bricks and Blocks - Hollow Channels must be Vertical
0318 Bridging, Strapping and Blocking for Joists
0701 British Thermal Unit
1300 British Thermal Unit
0046 Broken Concrete Tiles
1719 Broken Pediment
0701 BTU
1300 BTU
1133 BTUs per Hour vs. Kilowatts
0030 Buckingham Slate
0289 Buckling of Columns
0709 Building a Chimney
0224 Building Crack Shapes
0222 Building Crack Size Analysis
1333 Building Paper vs. Housewrap
0218 Building Settlement - Types
0221 Building Settlement due to Cut and Fill Excavation
1700-1743 Building Shapes and Details
0089 Built-up Roofing
0090 Built-up Roofing
0091 Built-up Roofing
0092 Built-up Roofing
0093 Built-up Roofing
0094 Built-up Roofing
0095 Built-up Roofing
0096 Built-up Roofing
0108 ----- Membrane - Curbed Edge
0107 ----- Membrane - Edge Details
0090 ----- Membrane - Four-ply
0092 ----- Membrane Blisters
0104 ----- Roof-Wall Flashing
0112 ----- Roof-Wall Flashing - Low Quality
Built-up Wood Beam
0303 ----- Bolting
0302 ----- Nailing
0820 Buried Oil Storage Tank
Burner
0829 ----- Atomizing Oil
0740 ----- Crossover Igniter
0739 ----- Gas Supply
0738 ----- Monoport - Gas
0731 ----- Natural Draft Gas
0746 ----- Scorching
Burner - Oil
0837 ----- Barometric Damper Problems
0822 ----- Clearance From Oil Storage Tanks
0830 ----- Flame Retention Head
0835 ----- Flame Sensor
0832 ----- Inspecting Bus Bars
0585 ----- Electrical Wires should not Cross
0580 ----- in Fuse Panels
1789 Butt Joint Detail on Vertical Siding
0002 Butterfly Roof
0256 Buttress
0267 ----- Pulling away from Wall
1041 Bypass Damper on Catalytic Wood Stove
0903 Bypass Loop on Hot Water Heating System

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