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Constructing Environments A01. LOGBOOK Haotian Wu 668986 Week7

Knowledge map

Knowledge map

Glossary Drip: The capping set on the top of wall to prevent water flow on the wall surface

Vapour barieer: Any material used for damp proofing, typically a plastic or foil sheet, that resists diffusion of moisture through wall, ceiling and floor

Gutter: The channel transporting rainwater or other moisture to the outside of the building Insulation: The preventation of passage of heat Parapet: The low wall at the edge of the roof, sometimes serves to remove moisture Sealant: The substance used for sealing Flashing: The mental sheet inside wall which allows condensed moistore flow to the outside through weep holes Downpipe: A pipe for carrying rainwater from a rain gutter