CONSTRUCTION TERMS

There are other various sorts of people working in the construction industry, each with their own set of skills, understandings, and terminologies. 

Each industry and individual in the building and construction industry has their own set of “terms” for their responsibilities, actions, and tasks. 

Construction terminology, like other languages, evolves with time. However, the most common building terms used across the world are continually changing.

STRUCTURAL MEMBERS

Structural member
The primary components of a structure or building that support and resist loads.

NON-STRUCTURAL MEMBER

Roof
Building or structural components such as architectural, mechanical, and electrical.

LOADINGS

loadings
The forces that cause stresses, deformation, or accelerations are known as "loads." These loads cause tension or displacement in a structure or one of its components.

STRUCTURES

The process by which all the parts of a whole are structured or created; their arrangement or interaction.

MANPOWER AND PROFESSIONALS

Anyone who makes a living by engaging in an occupation that necessitates a particular level of knowledge, ability, or training.

PLANS,DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATION

PLANS,DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Plans and specs is a method of commercial building construction projects in which design drawings (or plans) are created with written specifications (or specs) that further specify the equipment and features included in the drawings. The owner must choose a mode of project delivery before a building project can commence.

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