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an opening in an external wall of a building to admit light and air

Window

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the fixed or movable framework of a window in which panes of glass are set

Sash

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the uppermost member of a window frame

Window head

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the horizontal member beneath a door or window opening, having an upper surface sloped to shed rainwater

Window sill

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an additional sill fitted to a window frame to cause rainwater to drip farther away from a wall surface

Window subsill

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one of the divisions of a window, consisting of a single unit of glass set in a frame

Window pane

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the horizontal members framing a window sash

Window rails

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the vertical member holding the edges of window panes within a sash

Muntins

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the upright members framing a window sash

Window stiles

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a vertical member separating a series of windows or doorways

Mullion

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a plain or molded wood strip which covers the edge of the plastering below a window stool

Window apron

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a horizontal board on a window sill, fitted against a bottom rail of the lower sash and between the sash frame stiles

Window stool

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the inside face of the portion of wall between the window sill and the floor below

Window back

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the finished frame surrounding a window

Window casing

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a fastening device, fixed to a window sash, to prevent it from being opened from the outside

Window catch

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a slender bar or rod of lead, cast with grooves to receive the glass in a window

Window lead

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a handle, or the like, secured to a sliding sash (usually the lower rail) to assist in raising or lowering it

Window lift

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the total window area in a room or building

Window space

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(0% ventilating) a window or area of a window which does not open

Fixed window

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(100% ventilating) a window consisting of a number of top-hinged horizontal sashes one above the other, the bottom edges of which swing outward and operated by one control device

Casement window

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(50% ventilating) a window which moves horizontally in grooves or between runners

Sliding window

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(50% ventilating) a window having two vertical sliding sashes, each closing a different part of the window

Double hung window

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(100% ventilating) a window consisting of a series of overlapping horizontal glass louvers which pivot simultaneously in a common frame and are actuated by one or more operating devices so that the bottom of the edge of each louver swings toward the exterior and the top edge swings toward the interior during opening

Jalousie window

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(100% ventilating) a window having a sash (ventilator) which rotates about fixed vertical or horizontal pivots located at or toward the center in contrast to one hung on hinges along and edge

Pivoted window

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relatively low in cost, lightweight, and corrosion resistant but because they are such efficient conductors of heat, synthetic rubber or plastic thermal breaks are required to interrupt the flow of heat from the warm to the cool side of the frame

Aluminum windows

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3 Type of aluminum finishes

1. Anodized
2. Baked enamel
3. Flouropolymer resin

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stronger than aluminum, these sections are more rigid and thinner in profile than aluminum sections, offer narrower sight-lines and allow larger lights to be installed in a given rough or masonry opening, the frame and sash sections are welded together and are usually galvanized and bonderized and primed for painting

Steel window

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thicker than aluminum or steel frames but they are more effective as thermal insulators, the frames are usually kiln-dried, clear, straight-grained wood, factory treated with water repellant preservative

Wood frames