COMFORT & SAFETY Objective 8.01 & 8.02. Bell Ringer 11/17  Copy and Answer the following question in your notebooks:  Cutout patterns of furniture and

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Objective  8.01 Recognize Ways to control comfort through air quality  8.02 Classify home safety and security features

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COMFORT & SAFETY Objective 8.01 & 8.02 Bell Ringer 11/17 Copy and Answer the following question in your notebooks: Cutout patterns of furniture and appliances drawn to scale and used to create floor plans are called: A. Blueprints B. Elevations C. Renderings D. Templates Objective 8.01 Recognize Ways to control comfort through air quality 8.02 Classify home safety and security features Outline/Vocab (on your course outline sheet) A. Air purifiers B. Air filters C. Carbon monoxide detectors D. Dehumidifiers E. Humidifier Outline/Vocab (on your course outline sheet) A. Fire Safety 1. Smoke Detectors 2. Fire Extinguishers B. Home Security 1. Locks a. Deadbolts b. Spring c. Window 2. Alarm Systems 3. Biometrics 4. Touch-pad 5. Door Viewer C. Lighting 1. Motion sensors 2. Timers 3. UL Seal RECOGNIZE WAYS TO CONTROL COMFORT THROUGH AIR 8.01 Air Purifiers Device that removes mold, bacteria, dust, odors, and other pollutants from the air Reduces inside air pollution Air Filters Adhesive filters to which particles of lint and dust adhere. These filters will remove as much as 90% of the dirt if they do not become clogged. Usually are disposable Carbon Monoxide Detectors One of the most dangerous indoor pollutants: Carbon Monoxide Its a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is produced by the incomplete burning of a fossil fuel. A CM detector is installed in a home to detect the release of the dangerous gas Dehumidifiers An appliance that removes excess moisture therefore helping to eliminate mold growth. Draws moisture out of the air Humidifier An appliance used in the home to add moisture into the air The function of a humidifier is to put moisture in the air. CLASSIFY HOME SAFETY AND SECURITY FEATURES 8.02 Fire Safety Who do you think are the most common victims of house fires? Children and the elderly What are some ways to help prevent fires from occurring in your home? Matches and lighters in safe place Dispose of trash regularly Escape Plan Smoke Detectors Small device that sounds a loud warning signal if a fire starts Inexpensive Batteries should be checked every 6 months to a year At least one on each floor, near bedrooms Fire Extinguishers Classified according to the type of burning material on which they should be used. P Pull the Pin at the top of the extinguisher. The pin releases a locking mechanism and will allow you to discharge the extinguisher. Aim at the base of the fire, not the flames. This is important - in order to put out the fire, you must extinguish the fuel. Squeeze the lever slowly. This will release the extinguishing agent in the extinguisher. If the handle is released, the discharge will stop. Sweep from side to side. Using a sweeping motion, move the fire extinguisher back and forth until the fire is completely out. Operate the extinguisher from a safe distance, several feet away, and then move towards the fire once it starts to diminish. Be sure to read the instructions on your fire extinguisher - different fire extinguishers recommend operating them from different distances. Remember: Aim at the base of the fire, not at the flames!!!! Home Security In the US, a private residence is burglarize about every ______ seconds. 15 seconds What are some common sense ways to help prevent this from happening to your home? Do not publicize your absence Make your home looked lived-in during the day even when you are gone Home Security At what age is it okay for a child to stay at home by themselves? 13-14 Lighting Motion Sensors: Already covered Timers: inexpensive safety device that can be used in a home to turn electrical items on and off at set times. UL Seal: Underwriters Laboratories Seal is found on electrical items and means that the tool meets certain safety standards Locks Deadbolts: requires a key to unlock the door from either the inside or outside. Alarm Systems Typical system has window and door sensors. The sensors trigger an alarm when someone forces open a door or window Biometrics In information technology, biometrics refers to technologies that measure and analyze human body characteristics, such as fingerprints, eye retinas and irises, voice patterns, facial patterns and hand measurements, for authentication purposes. authentication Touch-Pad Works with biometrics for an alarm system Touching finger to a touch pad to identify oneself. Door Viewer Piece of hardware installed in a small hole in the door and allows you to see who is on the other side of the door. Activity #1 Complete the Clean Air Puzzle Worksheet attached to your notes Activity #2 WORK ON PROJECTS!! DUE FRIDAY! Activity #2 CH. 28 reading activity, p. 644 in Homes & Interiors Book Turn in TODAY for a grade!