Below are some glossary of terms for our FHA, HUD, and VA manufactured home foundation engineering certifications and inspections. If you can not find you answer here, please also go to our Fequently Asked Questions page.

Glossary of Terms

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There are currently 3 terms in this directory beginning with the letter B.
B

Branch Water Service Line
That portion of the water distribution system extended from the manufactured (mobile) home park water main to a lot, including connections, devices and appurtenances.

Building Components
Any subsystem, subassembly, or other system, constructed or assembled, designated for use in, or as part of, an accessory building or manufactured home structure, which may include structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and fire-protection systems and other systems affecting health and safety. However, "building components" do not include appliances or equipment, such as heaters, stoves, refrigerators, or air conditioners.

Building Standard
Any rule, regulation, or other requirement adopted by the state, or a local government pertaining to the construction, plumbing, electrical, and fuel gas equipment, and installations within permanent buildings and/or manufactured (mobile) homes in parks.