Cloth made by weaving, knitting or felting fibers.
The process of a color to loss its brightness.
A temperature scale, where 32º F represents the freezing point and
212º F represents the boiling point.
See cross contamination.
front facing surface of trim on a structure, above the soffit, but
below the roofline.
A metal where the principal ingredient is iron.
Glass fibers formed as a continuos thread, used in the manufacturing
of insulation, pipe, bathroom fixtures, etc.
A porous device used to remove solids from air or water.
A portable device used to put out fires.
An interior wall rated by the hour to allow ample time before fire
or heat will penetrate it.
A wall between two areas designed to prevent the penetration of a
fire from one room to another, constructed from the foundation to
above the roofline.
Emergency treatment before medical assistance is obtained.
A low-level area along a river subject to flooding.
A polystyrene block or cube used to protect furnishing from wet
carpet and hard flooring.
A mechanical/electrical device used to dispense deodorants or
disinfectants, micro in size; Thermo fogger, ULV fogger.
Terminology used to describe a warm air furnace system consisting of
a furnace, blower and ductwork.
An assembly of structural timber; walls, floor and roof.
To freeze an item or group of items under vacuum pressure, a process
used to dry documents, books, blue prints, etc.
A biocide used to destroy (kill) fungus.
Fungi, mold, mildew, without chlorophyll, lives on dead or living
Wood or metal strips as fastened to a surface (block wall) allowing
an air space between the surface and the finished interior wall.
An overcurrent device, consists of a metal strip that melts when an
electrical circuit is overloaded or short-circuited.