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Glossary group: E

Electrical Rough

  • March 5, 2021
  • camuser

Work performed by the Electrical Contractor after the plumber and heating contractor are complete with their phase of work. Normally all electrical wires, and outlet, switch, and fixture boxes are installed (before insulation).

Electrical entrance package

  • March 5, 2021
  • camuser

The entry point of the electrical power including: (1) the ‘strike’ or location where the overhead or underground electrical lines connect to the house, (2) The meter which measures how much power is used and (3) The ‘panel’ or ‘circuit breaker box ‘ (or ‘fuse box’) where the power can be shut off and where… Continue reading Electrical entrance package

Electric resistance coils

  • March 5, 2021
  • camuser

Metal wires that heat up when electric current passes through them and are used in baseboard heaters and electric water heaters.

Electric lateral

  • March 5, 2021
  • camuser

The trench or area in the yard where the electric service line (from a transformer or pedestal) is located, or the work of installing the electric service to a home.

Elbow (ell)

  • March 5, 2021
  • camuser

A plumbing or electrical fitting that lets you change directions in runs of pipe or conduit.

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