In terms of human comfort, radiation is basically the transfer of heat energy from one surface to another. The body is heated if the surrounding air is warmer than the skin’s temperature – examples you’re familiar with include the radiant energy of the sun, a fire, the heating elements in an oven, or a radiator. In the same way, the […]
NCIDQ Exam Glossary Terms - R
Important NCIDQ Glossary Terms to know for the IDFX, IDPX, and Practicum Exams.
Images taken using large format film cameras that show a flat image of a facade without distorting the perspective. Dimensions can be scaled from the image, however this works best if the facade itself is generally flat.
A specification that calls out a material, product or method based on the requirements of testing standards written by organizations such as ASTM, UL, ASHRAE, etc.
Total Rentable Area is calculated by adding the occupant area to a prorated portion of the shared building common spaces like shared corridors, restrooms and elevator lobbies. The red area at the left would represent rentable area. The rentable area excludes major vertical penetrations, such as stairwells, elevators, and major shaft spaces, which are not […]