Several bus companies such as London Buses and Lothian Buses used to operate multiple storage garages around their operating area, supplemented by a central works facility. Central works have declined with increase in sub-contract engineering, and improvements in mechanical reliability of bus designs. Also, the practice of routine mid-life refurbishment
Residential Garage The word garage, introduced to English in 1902, originates from the French word garer, meaning shelter. By 1908 the architect Charles Harrison Townsend was commenting in The Builder magazine that; for the home of the car, we very largely use the French word garage, alternatively with what I think
The largest bus depot in the world is (as of the early 2010s) Millennium Park Bus Depot In Delhi India. Most bus garages will contain the following elements: Internal parking, External parking, Fueling point, Fuel storage tanks, Engineering section, Inspection pits, Bus wash, Brake test lane, Staff canteen/break room.
A floating floor is a floor that does not need to be nailed or glued to the subfloor. The term floating floor refers to the installation method, but is often used synonymously with laminate flooring but is applied now to other coverings such as floating tile systems and vinyl flooring
Often garages will feature rest rooms for drivers assigned to as required duties, whereby they may be required to drive relief or replacement buses in the event of breakdown. The garage may also have light duties drivers, who merely move the buses internally around the garage, often called shunting.
Residential Garage A residential garage is a walled, roofed structure for storing a vehicle or vehicles that may be part of or attached to a home (attached garage), or a separate outbuilding or shed (detached garage). Residential garages typically have space for one or two cars, although three-car garages are used.
Wood, Pipe and Other Materials Fences of wood, stranded cable, and pipe are used where cost is less of a consideration, particularly on horse farms, or in pens or corrals where livestock are likely to challenge the fence. Synthetic materials with wood-like qualities are also used, though they are the most
Residential garage insulation In northern climates, temperatures inside an uninsulated attached residential garage can decrease to freezing levels during the winter. Temperatures inside an uninsulated attached garage in temperate climates can reach uncomfortable levels during summer months. Extreme temperatures can be a source of energy waste and discomfort in adjoining living
Synthetic Fence Vinyl fence is installed in a manner similar to plain high-tensile fence and must be stretched tight. Strong bracing of posts at corners and in the middle of long fencelines is required. Like other wire fences, keeping vinyl fencing tightened on a regular basis is key to safety and
Raised Floor Design Many modern computer and equipment rooms employ an underfloor air distribution to ensure even cooling of the room with minimal wasted energy. Conditioned air is provided under the floor and dispersed upward into the room through regularly spaced diffuser tiles, blowers or through ducts directed into specific
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