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Definition of Plenum

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Plenum

A chamber which can serve as a distribution area for heating or cooling systems, generally between a false ceiling and the actual ceiling.



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Cash reserves

The money the buyer has left over after the down payment and all those closing costs.


Tray ceiling

A flat ceiling with a raised center portion.


Vaulted ceiling

An arched ceiling.


Area Walls

Corrugated metal or concrete barrier walls installed around a basement window to hold back the earth.


Coffered Ceiling

A ceiling with recessed square panels, bordered with trim for ornamental purposes.



Flat Ceiling

A ceiling with no change in elevation.


Forced Air Heating

A common form of heating with natural gas, propane, oil or electricity as a fuel. Air is heated in the furnace and distributed through a set of metal ducts to various areas of the house.


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Insulated Ceiling (I.C.)

Marking on recessed lighting fixture indicating that it is designed for direct insulation contact.


aterial used to cover the interior framed areas of walls and ceilings



Tray Ceiling

A decorative ceiling treatment used to add volume and/or height to a room. 2 Common types are: 1) Angled area toward the center leading to a flat ceiling surface, and 2) Stepped square edged leading toward the center of the ceiling.


Vaulted Ceiling

A ceiling that angles upward on one or both sides to create volume in the room.



 

 

 

 

 

 

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