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Factors Affecting Air Supply in Forced Air Heating Systems 778
1072-co Factory Built Fireplaces - Hearth Extensions
0015-co Failures of Fiberglass Shingles
2043-co Fall Protection for Windows
0759-co Fan Cover Missing on Furnace
1399-co Fan Exhaust - Problems
1321-co Fan Exhaust for House Ventilation
1139-co Fan Operated Electric Wall Heater
0762-co Fan Switch for Furnace

0762-co-0764-co Fan-Limit Switch


1146-co ----- for Electric Furnace
1027-co ----- for Wood Furnaces
0764-co ----- Set Wrong or Defective
1721-co Fanlight

1824-co-and-1825-co Fascia and Soffits
0017-co Fastener Problems - Asphalt Shingle Roofing
2058-co Faulty Windows

Fiber Cement


0048-co ----- Roof Shingles
1816-co ----- Siding
0015-co Fiberglass Shingles - Premature Failure
0829-co Fill and Vent Pipes on Oil Storage Tanks - Caps
0828-co Fill and Vent Piping for Oil Storage Tanks
0830-co Fill Lines - Undersized For Oil Storage Tanks
0784-co Filter Orientation in Forced Air Heating Systems
1249-co Filter-Dryer for Air Conditioning Refrigerant Lines

Filters


1356-co ----- and Condensate Drains for HRV
1406-co ----- Dirty or Missing on HRV
0897-co Finned Tube Baseboard on Hot Water Systems
1860-co Fire and Gas Proofing in Garages
0705-co Fire Comes Inside
0317-co Fire Cut Joists
0708-co Fire Gets Contained
0704-co Fire Outdoors
0712-co Fire Triangle
1075-co Firebox Clearance - Metal
1079-co Firebox Damper for Fireplace

1019-co-and-1020-co Firebox for Wood Furnace
1074-co Firebrick on Fireplace Walls

Fireplace


0959-co ----- and Chimney Components - Masonry
1089-co ----- Ash Pit
1064-co ----- Basement
1086-co ----- Breast
1087-co ----- Breast Settled Gap At Wall
0979-co ----- Cleanout Door too Close to Combustibles
1077-co ----- Coal
1063-co ----- Combustible Clearance Requirements

1093-co ----- Combustion Air Duct Clearances


1091-co ----- ----- Insulating
1062-co ----- Components - Masonry

1079-co ----- Damper


1080-co ----- ----- at Top of Chimney
1082-co ----- ----- Low
1081-co ----- ----- Missing
1165-co ----- ----- not Fixed Open in Gas Fireplace
1065-co ----- Design Problems
1079-co ----- Firebox Damper
1066-co ----- Footings

----- Gas


1168-co ----- ----- Combustible Clearances
1167-co ----- ----- Direct Vent
1096-co ----- ----- Igniters
1166-co ----- ----- Location Restrictions
1094-co ----- Glass Doors

----- Hearth


1070-co ----- ----- Extension Dimensions
1073-co ----- ----- Extension Forming Boards - Removed
1068-co ----- ----- Materials
1069-co ----- ----- Spark Strips
1095-co ----- Heat Circulators

----- Insert Flue Connections 950
1038-co ----- Inserts Need Chimney Liners
1092-co ----- Intake Screening for Combustion Air
1078-co ----- Lintel Rusting and Sagging or Loose
1088-co ----- Opening Combustible Clearances
1090-co ----- Outdoor Combustion Air
1084-co ----- Smoke Chamber - Wall Slope
1083-co ----- Throat and Smoke Shelf and Smoke Chamber

----- Two on One Flue 992
1074-co ----- Walls - Firebrick
1071-co ----- with Raised Hearths
1012-co ----- Wood
1061-co ----- Wood - Three Kinds
0744-co Firepot-Refractory
1156-co Firestop Spacers for Wall Furnaces

0981-co Firestopping


2038-co ----- for Stairs
1053-co Firewood is Combustible
0095-co Fish Mouths on Flat Roofs
0833-co Flame Retention Head for Oil Burner
0750-co Flame Rollout Shield
0838-co Flame Sensor for Oil Burner
1540-co Flare Fitting on Plumbing Pipe
2045-co Flashing Pan for Windows

Flashings


1816-co ----- below Windows with Metal and Vinyl Siding

0065-co-and-0066-co-and-0067-co-and-0068-co-and-0069-co-and-0070-co ----- Chimney
0065-co ----- Chimney - Overview
1860-co ----- Deck Ledgerboard
1832-co ----- Kickout

1830-co-and-2057-co ----- over Windows

0073-co-and-0074-co-and-0075-co-and-0076-co-and-0077-co-and-0078-co ----- Roof-Walls

0080-co-and-0081-co-and-0082-co ----- Skylights
0114-co ----- Through Wall

Flat and Cathedral Roofs


1381-co ----- Evidence of Insulation Added
1380-co ----- Insulating
1382-co ----- Two Insulation Strategies
0019-co Flat Grain Wood Shingles

1702-co Flat Roof


0093-co ----- Alligatoring
0091-co ----- Damaged
0094-co ----- Erosion of Gravel
0095-co ----- Fish Mouths

0088-co-and-1929-co ----- Drainage Systems
0123-co ----- Draining onto Sloped Roof

----- Drains
1934-co ----- ----- Adding
1933-co ----- ----- in Columns and Walls
0122-co ----- ----- in Modified Bitumen Roof
1907-co ----- ----- Interior
1932-co ----- ----- Interior - Clogged

0104-co-0124-co Flashings


0096-co ----- Ponding
0095-co ----- Ridging
0117-co ----- Skylight
1931-co ----- Weight of Water

Flat Roof-Wall Flashing


0104-co ----- Built-up
0112-co ----- Built-up - Lower Quality
0726-co Flexible Copper Tubing for Gas Piping
0724-co Flexible Gas Appliance Connectors
1109-co Float and Thermostat Trap for Steam Heating
0206-co Floating Slab - Slab-on-grade
1563-co Floating Tank Water Heater
0276-co Floor Allowable Deflections

Floor


2007-co ----- Causes of Rot
0703-co ----- Cold
2006-co ----- Concrete - Hollows
1340-co ----- Crawlspace - Cover
1863-co ----- Deck - Installation Details
1874-co ----- Drainage - Garage
1891-co ----- Drains in Exterior Basement Stairwells - No Traps
0335-co ----- Engineered Wood

----- Furnace
1160-co ----- ----- Clearances
1161-co ----- ----- Inspection Cap Missing or Damaged
2008-co ----- ----- Interior 2002-co -

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----- Inspecting for Termites


0348-co ----- ----- Exterior vulnerabilities
0349-co ----- ----- Interior vulnerabilities
0350-co ----- ----- Protective Measures

0314-co-0336-co ----- Joists


0314-co ----- ----- Types
0792-co ----- ----- with Return Ducts for Heating Systems
0336-co ----- ----- Wood I Joist Notching and Drilling
0277-co ----- Load Distribution
1137-co ----- Mounted Electric Heaters

----- Old Homes


0347-co ----- ----- Creep Leading to Sag in Floor Joists
0345-co ----- ----- Excessive Sagging around Poorly Framed Stair Openings
0346-co ----- ----- Hump in Floor due to Joists Extending over Solid Masonry Wall
0623-co ----- or Countertop with Electrical Outlets
1397-co ----- over Unheated Area - Insulation
2005-co ----- Problems - Concrete

1044-co-1048-co ----- Protection for Wood Stoves
0248-co ----- Provides Lateral Support for Foundations
1858-co ----- Sag at Porch

----- Slab
0341-co ----- ----- Pre-stressed and Post-tensioned Concrete
1875-co ----- ----- Settling in Garages
0796-co ----- ----- with Heating Ducts

----- Steel-Framed Floors


0343-co ----- ----- Typical Assembly-Components
0344-co ----- ----- Typical Details
1873-co ----- Structural in Garage
0332-co ----- Structure Openings

Flooring


2003-co ----- Rot around Plumbing Fixtures
2004-co ----- Sources of Interior Water Damage

1500-co-1511-co Flow and Pressure of Water in Supply Plumbing
1404-co Flow Collars and Balancing Dampers
0878-co Flow Control Valves for Boiler

Flue


0950-co ----- Connections for Fireplace Inserts
0974-co ----- Divider Missing in Chimneys

----- Liner


0962-co ----- ----- Clay Tile
0964-co ----- ----- Miter
1076-co ----- ----- Should not Rest on Metal Firebox
0990-co ----- Openings Abandoned
0989-co ----- or Vent Connector Obstructed
1521-co Foot Valve for Well

Footings

0200-co-0273-co ----- and Foundations
1066-co ----- for Fireplaces
0226-co ----- Frost Heaving
1888-co ----- Lowered around Basement Walkout
0209-co ----- Pad and Spread
0232-co ----- Stepped

Forced Air


0794-co ----- Ducts Removed During Renovations

----- Heating


0784-co ----- ----- Air Filter Orientation
0780-co ----- ----- Distribution Components
0781-co ----- ----- Factors Affecting Air Supply
0795-co ----- ----- High and Low Returns
0798-co ----- ----- Supply and Return Registers Poorly Located
1018-co Forced Draft for Wood Furnaces
1329-co Forms of Insulation

Foundation

0200-co-0273-co ----- and Footing
0251-co ----- Bowing - Excess Brick Overhang
0212-co ----- Brick with Masonry Walls
0219-co ----- Concrete Block with Masonry Exterior Walls

----- Cracks


0257-co ----- ----- due to Backfill
0249-co ----- ----- Horizontal - Three Possibilities
0256-co ----- ----- in Tree Roots
0255-co ----- ----- near Driveways
1886-co ----- ----- Repair Method
0253-co ----- ----- Vertical
2082-co ----- Depth
1899-co ----- Drainage Layers
1904-co ----- Excavation and Dampproofing and Drainage Tile
0248-co ----- Floors Provide Lateral Support
1820-co ----- Height above Grade
0247-co ----- Horizontal Cracks
0220-co ----- Insulated Concrete Forms
0211-co ----- Pier
0210-co ----- Pile
0218-co ----- Poured Concrete with Wood Frame Exterior Walls

0216-co-and-1822-co ----- Preserved Wood
0223-co ----- Problems on Ravine
0215-co ----- Raft and Mat

----- Repairs


0264-co ----- ----- Adding a Sister Wall Outside
0263-co ----- ----- Adding Interior Walls
0259-co ----- ----- Buttress
0260-co ----- ----- Pilaster
0261-co ----- ----- Reinforcing Inside
0262-co ----- ----- Steel Tie-backs

----- Stone


0213-co ----- ----- with Masonry Walls
0214-co ----- ----- with Wood Frame Walls

----- Wall


2080-co ----- ----- Concrete Block
0217-co ----- ----- Control Joints

0252-co-and-0253-co ----- ----- Lateral Support
1823-co ----- ----- Parging
0201-co ----- ----- Soil Pressure
0265-co ----- ----- Spalling
0273-co ----- ----- too Short
0250-co ----- ----- with Beam Punching Through
1701-co Four Square and Saltbox and Compound Plans
0090-co Four-ply Built-up Roof Membrane
1829-co Frame Deformation of Doors and Windows

Framing


0378-co ----- Balloon versus Platform
0438-co ----- for Dormers
0966-co ----- Members Supported by Chimneys
1757-co Freezing Water Spalls Bricks
2067-co French Doors
1903-co French Drain
0035-co French Method for Slate Roofing
1203-co Freon Gas goes Outside in Air Conditioning
1351-co Fresh Air Supply Systems
1709-co Frieze

Frost Heaving


0202-co ----- Evidence
0205-co ----- in Unheated Houses
0226-co ----- of Footings
0204-co ----- Unlikely

0823-co-0831-co Fuel Oil Storage Tanks
1013-co Fuels - Heat Content of Various
0064-co Fully Woven Closed Valley on Roof
0782-co Furnace Blowers - Belt Drive and Direct Drive
0761-co Furnace Clearances
0759-co Furnace Covers
1402-co Furnace Ducts - HRV Connection
0626-co Furnace Electric Switches
1134-co Furnace Equivalent Electric
0758-co Furnace Fan Cover Missing
1405-co Furnace Fan not Interlocked with HRV
0762-co Furnace Fan Switch

0762-co-0764-co Furnace Fan-Limit Switch


0764-co ----- Set Wrong or Defective

Furnace

----- Gas


0815-co ----- ----- Automatic Vent Dampers

0806-co-0819-co ----- ----- Condensing
0717-co ----- ----- Conventional

0719-co ----- ----- High Efficiency


0811-co ----- ----- ----- Safety Devices

0718-co-and-0801-co-0805-co ----- ----- Mid Efficiency
0710-co ----- Gravity

----- Heat Exchanger


0755-co ----- ----- with Heat Pump Coil Upstream
0791-co ----- ----- with Humidifier Above

----- High Efficiency


0719-co ----- ----- Components
0816-co ----- ----- Inspecting
0814-co ----- ----- and Duct Sizes
0810-co ----- ----- Gas - Improper Sidewall Venting
0808-co ----- ----- Gas - Maximizing Temperature Differences
0810-co ----- ----- Gas - Venting
0811-co ----- ----- Safety devices 
0757-co ----- Horizontal Gas Fired

----- Oil


0839-co ----- ----- Barometric Damper
0831-co ----- ----- Emergency Shutoff
0845-co ----- ----- Exhaust Flue Clearances
0844-co ----- ----- Exhaust Flue Length
0842-co ----- ----- Exhaust Flue Slope
0843-co ----- ----- Exhaust Flue Support
0847-co ----- ----- Mid Efficiency
0846-co ----- ----- Obstruction in Exhaust Flue
0848-co ----- ----- Sidewall Vent Location Problem
0841-co ----- ----- Spillage from Barometric Damper

----- Pulse


0812-co ----- ----- How It Works
0813-co ----- ----- Heat Exchanger Components
0737-co ----- Room Air Openings
0799-co ----- Room with Return Air Grills
0756-co ----- Upflow and Downflow

----- Wall


1153-co ----- ----- Gas Fired
1155-co ----- ----- Venting
0754-co ----- with Exhaust Breech Passing through Cold Air Return

1012-co ----- Wood


1031-co ----- ----- Add-on Divider Plate Method
1030-co ----- ----- Add-on Downstream Series
1022-co ----- ----- Barometric Damper
1029-co ----- ----- Combustible Return Ducts

1016-co-and-1017-co ----- ----- Combustion Air Damper Arrangement

1019-co-and-1020-co ----- ----- Combustion Chamber
1014-co ----- ----- Components
1033-co ----- ----- Duct Arrangement Allows Reverse Flow
1028-co ----- ----- Duct Clearances
1027-co ----- ----- Fan-Limit Switch
1018-co ----- ----- Forced Draft
1021-co ----- ----- Heat Exchangers
1024-co ----- ----- Joining Vent Connector Sections
1032-co ----- ----- not Downstream
1026-co ----- ----- Thermostat Conditions
1023-co ----- ----- Vent Connector Combustible Clearances
1025-co ----- ----- Vent Connector Support And Slope
1015-co ----- ----- Ventilation-Cooling Air
1034-co ----- Wood-Oil
0821-co Furnace-Water Heater System - Combination
0559-co Fuse Blocks - Pull-out Type for 240-volt Circuits
0564-co Fuse Types - Electrical
0566-co Fused Neutrals and Old Wiring Systems

0509-co-and-0535-co Fuses and Breakers
0510-co Fuses Provide Protection

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