Locating Other Elements Along the House Wall

Duncan residence (Figure 6-30). When measurements of these elements are taken, they can be recorded in a manner similar to the door and window jambs. Each one of these elements should re­ceive its own notation. Other important elements found on or along the house walls, such as gas meters, elec­tric meters, air conditioners, water spigots, downspouts, window wells (area ways), and fireplace cleanouts, should also be located. When locating these elements on the sketch plan of the house, draw arrows pointing to their location on the house wall as shown for the

Figure 6-30
Utility measurements for the Duncan residence. The following list suggests abbreviations that can be used:
Gas meter
GM
Electric meter
EM
Water faucet
WF
Downspout
DS
Telephone box
TE
Electrical outlet
EO
Cable hookup
CA
Dryer vent
DV
Floodlight
FL

Figure 6-31
Estimate height of wire connection on telephone pole. It is also positioned 4′-0" above the ground. The preceding elements can be sketched on the plan rather easily in relation to the doors and windows.

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