GLOSSARY

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SWELLING

The volume increase caused by absorption of moisture.


SYNDROME

The popular name for chronic environmental conditions in building interiors which cause a variety of physical symptoms in the occupants.


SYNTHETIC FIBRES

A manufactured fibre as opposed to natural fibres.


T&G

Abbr. for tongue-and-groove.


TARPAULIN

A sheet (often plastic/vinyl or canvass) that is temporarily fixed to a roof to reduce water penetration and maintain internal conditions.


Tarpaulin

A sheet (often plastic/vinyl or canvass) that is temporarily fixed to a roof to reduce water penetration and maintain internal conditions


TEAR GAS

A substance used in law enforcement to incapacitate individuals by inducing severe tearing, burning, nausea and respiratory distress without causing permanent injury.


TEAR GAS

A substance used in law enforcement to incapacitate individuals by inducing severe tearing, burning, nausea and respiratory distress without causing permanent injury.


TENANT

A person or company that is paying for the use of the building as prescribed in a lease or rental agreement.


TENANT

A person or company that is paying for the use of the building as prescribed in a lease or rental agreement.