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1

The effectiveness of insulation is expressed by its 

R-Value 

2

As an extra precaution for stability during an earthquake, California has required the use of anchor bolts through the 

plate and into the foundation wall 

3

the highest point of construction of a frame building is known as the 

ridge board 

4

a winndow that opens from both the top and the bottom is called a 

double hung window 

5

before construction on a new building can begin, every individual or contractor must first obtain a 

building permit 

6

a style of house with large areas of glass and easily adaptable to a hilly site is a 

contemporary or modern 

7

the orientation of a house is 

the location of the home on its site or lot 

8

the roof style that gives the least protection from water intrusion is a 

flat roof 

9

in california, all hot water heaters must be

braced anchored, or strapped to a wall 

10

a wood frame house typically rests on 

foundation walls 

11

one common feature of a victorian-style house is its

ornate exterior woodwork 

12

a home whose exterior sheathing is generally stucco, whose roof is red tile and may have a courtyard, is most likely which architectural style?

spanish

13

the text setting forth materials and workmanship is referred to as ___

specifications