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Weight or equipment added during a remodeling

Additional Dead Load

1

Metal conduit used to protect electrical wiring.

Armored Cable

2

A force that passes through the center of an object.

Axial Load

3

Decretive wood with a routed bead, usually located in 30's style buildings.

Bead Board

4

Concealed spaces in roof structures usually associated where two roof lines come together.

Build-Overs

5

Outside strengthening column in a masonry or concrete building.

Buttress

6

Concealed space used to run electric, ductwork, and plumbing in a structure.

Chase

7

Weight of the building itself and any equipment permanently attached.

Dead load.

8

Metal plate with stamped gang nail used to connect wood in lightweight trusses.

Gusset Plate

9

Sudden load delivered to a structure. I.E. jumping onto a roof

Impact load

10

Any load other than dead load; water, snow, machinery, firefighters.

Live load