Results for: Ground-floor

In Science

When an elevator descends from the top of a building and stops at the ground floor what becomes the energy that had been potential energy?

Most of elevator's potential energy was transferred to its massive   counterweight, which was lifted high up in the shaft as the  elevator   descended. Some of its en (MORE)

What does ground floor opportunity mean?

It means an opportunity to join a young organization or company and doing all types of work to help it grow. It holds the promise of , if successful, being in some station of (MORE)

Does a new ground floor toilet need a stench pipe?

  Answer   If you're referring to a "stack", the pipe that protrudes from the roof of the structure, then yes. All indoor plumbing; sink drains, bath and shower drai (MORE)
In Uncategorized

What is the function of a ground floor?

 support the loads imposed on it by people and  furniture.  prevent dampness inside the building by  providing a damp proof membrane.  prevent the growth of vegetable ma (MORE)

What is the definition of a half story of a house and can the half story be on the ground floor?

A popular use of the half story's in the 1-1/2 story Cape Cod. The full, lower floor has the main living space rooms of the house, and a bedroom and bathroom. The upper level (MORE)
In Loans

Why do many older Chicago homes have 'below ground 1st floors'?

%REPLIES%    Answer   In 1856 the Chicago City Council ordered that all street grades be raised to insure proper sewage drainage. By lifting the street levels four (MORE)

How many steps are in Sherlock Holmes' apartment from the ground floor to the top?

The conversation from 'A Scandal in Bohemia' went like this: HOLMES: ". . . For example, you have frequently seen the steps which lead up from the hall to this room." WATS (MORE)