Master specifications are a collection of standardized, pre-written technical specifications or guide specifications used by designers, architects, and other construction professionals. They save time and help prevent mistakes by serving as a base for customization for a particular project or spec. They are arranged by type in sections. Two types are MasterSpec and CSI’s MasterFormat and GreenFormat.
NCIDQ Exam Glossary Terms - M
Important NCIDQ Glossary Terms to know for the IDFX, IDPX, and Practicum Exams.
As taken from the definition from the IBC – A continuous and unobstructed path of egress travel, both horizontally and vertically, from any point in a building to a public way; it consists of the exit access, the exit, and the exit discharge. In other words, a clear exit path.
Modacrylic, also known as modified acrylic, is a synthetic fiber that is soft, strong, and resilient. Modacrylic is easy to dye, retains it shape, dries quickly and is resistant to chemicals, solvents and mildew. Fabrics made from modacrylic are resilient but prone to pilling and matting. Interior design use includes rugs and carpets.
The MR in MR16 stands for multifaceted reflector, which is the type glass housing for these lamps. They are typically halogen, a type of incandescent lamp, but LEDs and Fluorescents can be MR lamps, also. The reflector controls the direction and spread of light cast from the lamp, which can vary from very focused to wide. The 16 represents […]