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1887-co-1893-co Walkouts from Basements
1941-co Walkway Steps - Exterior

Wall


1385-co ----- adding Insulation to Solid Masonry
0225-co ----- Analyzing Crack Size
1745-co ----- Assemblies
0381-co ----- Bearing - Holes and Notches in Top Plates
0391-co ----- Bearing and Partition - Identifying
0369-co ----- Bowing of Masonry

0353-co-and-0404-co ----- Brick Veneer


0370-co ----- ----- Bowed in Older Home
0402-co ----- ----- Construction Detail
0280-co ----- ----- Detail
0403-co ----- ----- Masonry Tie Detail
0358-co ----- ----- with Lintel
0352-co ----- Cavity
1747-co ----- Condensation
0227-co ----- Crack Shapes

----- Cracking


0362-co ----- ----- caused by Surfaces Sliding
0237-co ----- ----- Common Locations
0373-co ----- ----- due to Brick Expansion
0368-co ----- ----- Lintel-related
0363-co ----- ----- Planes of Movement
0236-co ----- ----- Rotational Settlement
0361-co ----- ----- Types
1387-co ----- Drying Potential
0357-co ----- Extending above Ceiling Joists

----- Furnace


1154-co ----- ----- Clearances from Combustibles
1158-co ----- ----- Direct Vent
1156-co ----- ----- Firestop Spacers
1153-co ----- ----- Gas Fired
1157-co ----- ----- Minimum Vent Height
1159-co ----- ----- Unvented
1155-co ----- ----- Venting
0435-co ----- Gable for Roof
1368-co ----- Knee - Insulating
0315-co ----- Lateral Support for Masonry

----- Lintel Loads


0415-co ----- ----- in Masonry
0416-co ----- ----- in Wood Frame
0383-co ----- Loading Bearing with Lintel
1326-co ----- Marks due to Thermal Bridging

----- Masonry


0316-co ----- ----- Bowing
0372-co ----- ----- Bowing due to Tie Failure
0356-co ----- ----- Lateral Support

0402-co-0411-co ----- ----- Veneer
0355-co ----- ----- with Diagonal Brick Bond
0359-co ----- ----- with Wood Lintel
0333-co ----- Non-load Bearing
0960-co ----- of Chimney
0400-co ----- Offset Bearing
0334-co ----- over a Trimmer
1754-co ----- Parapet - Prone to Damage
0333-co ----- Partitions
0385-co ----- Plate Overhang

1945-co-1954-co ----- Retaining
0392-co ----- Rot Location

1051-co-1052-co ----- Shields - For Wood Stove Vent Connectors

----- Sill


0284-co ----- ----- Anchor Spacing
0281-co ----- ----- Anchors
0286-co ----- ----- Crushing
0285-co ----- ----- Gaps
0282-co ----- ----- should be above Grade
1084-co ----- Slope for Smoke Chamber and Fireplace
0351-co ----- Solid Masonry
0266-co ----- Stability - The One-third Rule

----- Steel-Framed


0414-co ----- ----- Bearing and Bracing Details for Light-gauge Steel
0413-co ----- ----- Lintels and Bridging for Light-gauge Steel
0412-co ----- ----- Typical Assembly-Components for Light-gauge Steel
0384-co ----- Strength - Stud Sizes and Spaces
0354-co ----- Terminology - Brick
0407-co ----- Veneer versus Solid Masonry
0406-co ----- Weep Holes in Brick Veneer
0360-co ----- with Arch Outside and Wood Lintel Inside
1751-co ----- with Planters or Gardens against it

0378-co-0401-co ----- Wood Frame


0388-co ----- ----- Racking Resistance
0423-co Wall-Roof Anchoring
0954-co Warm Chimneys are Best
0852-co Water - Super Heated
0905-co Water Blender on Radiant Hot Water Heating

Water Cooled Air Conditioner


1235-co ----- Missing Backflow Preventer
1234-co ----- Testing
0526-co Water Entry at Electrical Service Entrances

Water Flow

1500-co-1511-co ----- and Pressure in Supply Plumbing
1508-co ----- can wear out Plumbing Pipes

Water Hammer


1553-co ----- in Plumbing System
1118-co ----- in Steam Heating

Water Heater


1555-co ----- 18 Inches from Polybutylene Pipe
1564-co ----- Dip Tube
1572-co ----- Drip Leg on Gas Piping

1567-co ----- Electric


1568-co ----- ----- Element Sequencing
1563-co ----- ----- External Tank
1563-co ----- ----- Floating Tank

1562-co ----- Gas


1571-co ----- ----- Piping Support
1582-co ----- ----- Poor Location of Gas Pressure Relief Valve
1573-co ----- ----- Shut Off Valve
1569-co ----- Ice on Gas Regulator
1886-co ----- in Garage
1561-co ----- Oil Fired

1559-co-1668-co ----- Plumbing
1570-co ----- Poor Gas Meter Location
1566-co ----- Recovery Rate
1559-co ----- Sacrificial Anode
1575-co ----- Scorching at Gas Burner
1574-co ----- Teflon Tape at Connections for Gas Piping
1560-co ----- Vacuum Relief Valve

Water Leakage


0527-co ----- at House-Wall Penetration of Electrical Service Conduit or Cable
1895-co ----- due to Soil Conditions
1120-co Water Level Gauge for Steam Heat
0886-co Water Level in Expansion Tank for Hot Water Heating
0868-co Water Pressure in Boiler Set too Low
1532-co Water Services Piping Separated from Sewer Pipe
1282-co Water Sources Heat Pump - Open Loop
1500-co Water Supply Factors
1501-co Water Supply Pressure Drops as Flow Rate Increases
2081-co Water Table - High
1214-co Water-cooled Air Conditioning - Schematic
1530-co Waterlogged Pressure Tank - Pump Short Cycling
1135-co Watts per Square Foot Required for Electric Heat
0450-co Web - Bracing of Compression Members in Trusses

Weep Holes

0405-co-and-1763-co ----- Vented Rain Screen Principle
1749-co ----- below Grade
1954-co ----- for Retaining Walls
0405-co ----- in Brick Veneer Walls
1931-co Weight of Water on Flat Roofs

Well


1529-co ----- Bladder Type Pressure Tank
1514-co ----- Bored
1516-co ----- Casings for Drilled
1523-co ----- Centrifugal Pump
1520-co ----- Deep and Shallow
1512-co ----- Draw Down Test
1515-co ----- Drilled
1527-co ----- Drilled with Submersible Pump
1513-co ----- Dug
1512-co ----- Foot Valve
1519-co ----- Location
1526-co ----- Piston Pump
1517-co ----- Pits
1528-co ----- Pressure Tank Components and Pump Controls
1522-co ----- Pumps - Types
1524-co ----- Shallow with Single Line Jet Pump
1518-co ----- Static Head
1525-co ----- Two Line Jet Pump
1530-co ----- Water Logged Pressure Tank - Short Cycling

Wet Basement

2074-co-2089-co ----- and Crawlspaces
2083-co ----- Clues - Part 1
2084-co ----- Clues - Part 2
2088-co ----- Interior Drainage System
2074-co ----- Problem Causes

2074-co-2089-co ----- Wet Crawlspaces and Basement
1366-co ----- Wet Insulation below Roof Vents

1273-co Whole House Fan


1274-co ----- Inadequate Attic Venting
1379-co ----- with no Insulating Cover
0103-co Wide Selvage Roofing
2032-co Width of Stairwell
0094-co Wind Scouring on Flat Roofs
1328-co Wind Washing of Insulation
2030-co Winders on Stairs

1713-co-1720-co Window


1827-co ----- and Door Capillary Break
1829-co ----- and Door Frame Deformation
1826-co ----- and Door Putty Glazing Compound
2076-co ----- and Stair in Basement
1716-co ----- Awning and Hopper
1720-co ----- Bow and Bay and Oriel
1714-co ----- Casement
2042-co ----- Components
1719-co ----- Curved Tops
1713-co ----- Double and Single Hung
2044-co ----- Drain Holes
0517-co ----- Electrical Wire Clearance Around
2046-co ----- Energy Efficiency
2061-co ----- Exit Sizes
2043-co ----- Fall Protection
1719-co ----- Fanlights
2058-co ----- Faulty
2057-co ----- Flashing over
2045-co ----- Flashing Pan
1830-co ----- Flashings
2050-co ----- Frames - Thermal Breaks
2048-co ----- Glass Locations
2040-co ----- Glazing Types
1719-co ----- Gothic
2056-co ----- Installed Backwards
1717-co ----- Jalousie or Louver
2001-co ----- Leaks - Look behind Window Treatments
2054-co ----- Lintels Sagging or Missing
1828-co ----- Moves
1718-co ----- Mullion
1718-co ----- Muntin
1719-co ----- Palladian
1718-co ----- Sash
1719-co ----- Shapes
1818-co ----- Sill - Capillary Break
1715-co ----- Slider
1718-co ----- Terms
2041-co ----- Types
2059-co ----- Upper Sash Problems
1939-co ----- Well Drain Problems

1935-co-1939-co ----- Wells


1937-co ----- ----- Damage
1936-co ----- ----- Extend or Add when Re-grading

2040-co-2064-co ----- ----- Skylight and Solarium from the Inside
0512-co Wire - Damaged
0561-co Wire and Fuse Sizes - Electric
0557-co Wire Arrangement in Electrical Distribution Panels

Wire Clearances


0517-co ----- around Windows
0595-co ----- from Ducts and Pipes - Electrical
1136-co Wire Fuse and Heater Sizing for Electric Heat
0529-co Wire Sizes - Common
0595-co Wire Support - Electrical within Steel Studs
0518-co Wires Securement to the House

Wiring


0599-co ----- Exposed Electrical
1141-co ----- for Electric Space Heaters
0629-co ----- for Garbage Disposals
0618-co ----- for Multi-wire Branch Circuits
0994-co Wood Appliance Below Oil Appliance on Same Floor Level

Wood Beam


0306-co ----- Bolting through Built-up
0278-co ----- Air Gaps at Ends
0312-co ----- Lateral Support
0305-co ----- Nailing of Built-up
0335-co Wood Engineered for Floors

1061-co-1096-co Wood Fireplaces


1063-co ----- Combustible Clearance Requirements
1065-co ----- Design Problems
1064-co ----- in Basements
1061-co ----- Three Kinds
0276-co Wood Floors - Allowable Deflections

0216-co-and-1822-co Wood Foundations - Preserved

Wood Frame


0380-co ----- Bearing Wall - Top Plate T-connection
0387-co ----- Bearing Wall in Basement
2015-co ----- Party Wall

0378-co-0401-co ----- Wall
0416-co ----- Wall Lintel Loads
0214-co ----- Wall on Stone Foundation
0388-co ----- Wall Racking Resistance

1014-co-1034-co Wood Furnace

----- Add-on


1031-co ----- ----- Divider Plate Method
1030-co ----- ----- 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
1027-co ----- Heat Exchangers
1024-co ----- Joining Vent Connector Sections
1032-co ----- not Downstream
1026-co ----- Thermostat Conditions

----- Vent Connector


1023-co ----- ----- Combustible Clearances
1025-co ----- ----- Support and Slope
1015-co ----- Ventilation-Cooling Air
0458-co Wood I Joists

Wood Lintel


0421-co ----- End Bearing
0359-co ----- in Solid Masonry
0360-co ----- Inside and Arch Outside
0269-co Wood Piers - Things to Look for
1949-co Wood Retaining Walls
0028-co Wood Roofing Application - Synthetic Ventilation Layer

Wood Shake


0024-co ----- Application
0025-co ----- Nailing Details
0020-co ----- Typical Lengths
0020-co ----- Typical Thickness
0023-co Wood Sheathing Application - Spaced Planked Sheathing

Wood Shingle


0020-co ----- and Shake
1795-co ----- and Shake Siding
0021-co ----- Application
0028-co ----- Application - Synthetic Ventilation Layer
0029-co ----- Curling and Cupping and Splitting
0019-co ----- Edge Grain
0019-co ----- Flat Grain
0022-co ----- Nailing Details
1796-co ----- Nailing Details - Siding
0021-co ----- over Plywood Sheathing
1797-co ----- Siding
0020-co ----- Typical Lengths
0020-co ----- Typical Thickness

1790-co-1803-co Wood Siding


1798-co ----- Cut Back Bottom
1790-co ----- Horizontal

1035-co-1060-co Wood Space Heaters

Wood Stairs


2034-co ----- Rot
1845-co ----- Rot - Exterior

1035-co-1060-co Wood Stove


1040-co ----- Advanced Combustion
1042-co ----- Catalytic - Bypass Damper
1041-co ----- Catalytic Combustors
1054-co ----- Clearance from Oil Tanks
1035-co ----- Components
1039-co ----- Convective
1060-co ----- Dampers - Testing
1037-co ----- Do not Confine

1044-co-1048-co ----- Floor Protection
1049-co ----- Unlisted - Combustible Clearances

1056-co ----- Vent Connector


1058-co ----- ----- at Chimney
1050-co ----- ----- Clearances
1057-co ----- ----- Drawbands or Adjustable Connectors
1055-co ----- ----- Slope

1051-co-1052-co ----- ----- Wall Shields
1034-co Wood-Oil Furnace

Wood-Soil


0393-co ----- Clearances
1938-co ----- Contact
1821-co ----- contact for siding

0063-co-and-0064-co Woven Valley

Y


1909-co Yankee Gutter

Z


1809-co Z flashings

Zone Control


0875-co ----- with Pumps on Boiler
0876-co ----- with Valves on Boiler

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