UK localisation of building terminology enhancement requests

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Materials

  • runbond = half lap stretcher bond
  • siding = weatherboarding
  • stucco = render
  • LG metal = metal studwork
  • gypsum board = plasterboard
  • LW clay masonry = lightweight clay blockwork

Window sash operations

  • fixed light = fixed sash
  • new configuration: fixed light (i.e. fixed glazing direct into frame, without a sash)

Window sill components

  • sill lip = sill edge
  • stool lip = window board edge or internal sill edge
  • stool nose = window board projection or internal sill projection

Window Wall tool

  • window wall = curtain wall
  • vertical framing element = mullion
  • horizontal framing element = transom

Stair Tool

  • tread depth = going
  • riser height = riser
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