service duct


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service duct

A conduit or tube to enclose the service cables installed by an electrical utility company.
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"The service duct runs from the ground floor to the top floor so it was acting like a chimney.
He said the thermal- imaging cameras revealed that plastic bags and pipe lagging had caught fire in a service duct.
He said the roads, which connect Lagos with Ogun State from Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area now fitted with walkways, drainage system, laybys, service ducts, lane marking and street lights, among others would raise the value of the property and bring commerce to the area.
In addition, ADFD is providing consultancy services for the detailed design and supervision of the works that include the construction of small crossing bridges, culverts and service ducts.
A survey revealed structural problems, including cracked walls, asbestos in service ducts, flooding from loose roof slates, crumbling stairs, blocked drains and damage to plaster and stonework.
He said the package also included construction of 60 culverts, 4 bridges, 2 interchanges, 22 service ducts and 2 toll plazas.
Each lab will have the capability to cater for companies which want "clean room" facilities such as larger service ducts, plant room space, etc., as well as a flexible "shell and core", which will enable individual tenants to fit out their spaces.
In December thieves stole pounds 10,000 worth of copper cabling from service ducts underneath Abergele hospital.
The substance was found in service ducts beneath the hospital during a routine safety check.
Mr Duggan explained that since the 1970s the majority of asbestos had been removed but there was still asbestos in the service ducts, encapsulated and sealed in line with asbestos regulations.
Teresa's house and the others on the close were built using an advanced construction method - the WAVE Homes system - where walls and floors are built in factory conditions and then brought to site, with insulation and service ducts built in, ready to be assembled.
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