Building Code of the Philippines(1)

Lodging and meals for a fixed sum paid by the month

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Unformatted text preview: aining space in a lot after deducting the required minimum open spaces. BUILDING Any structure built for the support, shelter, or enclosure of persons, animals, chattels, or property of any kind. BUILDING HEIGHT The vertical distance from the established grade elevation to the highest point of the coping of a flat roof, to the average height of the highest gable or a pitch or hip roof, or to the top of the parapet if the roof is provided with a parapet. In case of sloping ground, the average ground level of the buildable area shall be considered the established grade elevation. BUILDING LENGTH Its general linear dimensions usually measured in the direction of the bearing wall for girders. BUILDING WIDTH Its shortest linear dimensions usually measured in the direction of the floor, beams or joists. CELLAR The portion of a building between floor and ceiling which is wholly or partly below grade and so located that the vertical distance from grade to the floor below is equal to or greater than the vertical distance from grade to ceiling. CHIMNEY CLASSIFICATIONS: (a) RESIDENTIAL APPLIANCE TYPE A factory-built or masonry chimney suitable for removing products of combustion from residential type appliance producing combustion gases not in excess of 538º C measured at the appliance flue outlet. (b) LOW-HEAT APPLIANCE TYPE A factory-built masonry or metal chimney suitable for removing the product of combustion from fuelburning low-heat appliances producing combustion gases not in excess of 538º C under normal operating conditions but capable of producing combustible gases of 760º C during intermittent forced firing for periods up to one hour. All temperatures are measured at the appliance flue outlet. (c) MEDIUM HEAT APPLIANCE TYPE A factory built masonry or metal chimney suitable for removing the products of combustion from fuelburning medium-heat appliances producing combustion gases not in excess of 1093º C measured at the appliance flue outlet. CHIMNEY CONNECTOR The pipe which connects a flue-burning appliance to a chimney. CHIMNEY LINER The lining materials of fire clay or other approved material. CHIMNEY, MASONRY The chimney of solid masonry units bricks, stones, listed hollow unit masonry units, or reinforced concrete. CONCRETE BLOCK A hollow or solid concrete masonry unit made from portland cement and suitable aggregates such as sand, gravel, crushed stone, bituminous or anthracite cinders, burned clay, pumice, volcanic scoria, air cooled or expanded blast furnace slags. COPING The material or units used to form a cap of finish on top of a wall, pier, or pilaster. CORROSION-RESISTANT The non-ferrous metal, or any metal having an unbroken surface of non-ferrous metal, or steel with not less than 10 percent chromium or with less than 0.20 percent copper. CORROSION-RESISTANT MATERIAL Materials that are inherently rust-resistant or materials to which an approved rust-resistive coating has been applied either before or after forming or fabrication. COURSE A contin...
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