Glossary of Terms

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Risers (preassembled)

Preassembled electrical and/or mechanical vertical distribution modules designed either to be self-standing structures or fixed to walls. See also Multi-Purpose Riser.

Components: Fixings & Fastenings

Roof Cassettes

A factory-manufactured panel similar to floor cassettes. For pitched roofs in residential applications they will usually be timber or steel-based SIPs spanning from eaves to ridge. They are supplied insulated and require no additional truss style support making them ideal for providing extra roof space in housing applications. They are also used in commercial situations.

Systems: SIPS, Timber Frame     Components: Roofing