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List of HYPE--given in sales presentation
Spotting high-pressure sales scams
Glossary
INSPECTING YOUR WINDOW INSTALLATION
Low-e Coating
Sun Science & Low-e Coating
Insulating value of windows
Warranty
Argon, it leaks out
Building Codes
Glass manufacturing
Sir Alastair Pilkington--inventer of the float method
Federal Tax Credits
Maintenance
installation pictures
Installation pictures, pulling the frame
Installation Pictures
Problems
Wood Window Problems
WOOD WINDOWS AN overview

A series of informational pages to arm you with knowledge.    This information is part of A Plus Windows’ commitment to be more than just another window company.

 

Four Sections: Home/about, Manufacturers, Referrals, Learning center, each with pages.

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Single-Hung/Double Hung
Double-hung window- Sashes slide vertically
- In single-hung units, the bottom sash is the only sash that moves.
- Ventilation regulated by widening vertical crack with bottom sash
- Screens possible on exterior / interior.
Casement
Casement window- Hinges are located on one side
- Low air leakage rates (tighter seal than sliding windows)
- Better ventilation (larger area open to outside)
- Can catch passing breezes (window protrudes outside into wind)
- Screens installed on interior
Awning
Awning window- Similar to casement windows, but hinges at top
- Also open outward and lower leakage rates
Bay Window
Bay window- Combination of three-plus windows
- Center made of one or more windows parallel with wall
- Outer windows angled back towards wall
Bow Window
Bow window- Similar to bay window, more actual windows
- Radiate out to form semi-circle
Fixed Frame
Fixed frame window- Used mainly for adding exterior light to rooms
- Does not open or move
- Provides no ventilation
Skylight
Skylight window- Installed in ceiling
- Parallel to roof
- Some models can open and provide ventilation
- Brings in more sunlight than a traditional wall window<
Slider
Slider window- Similar to single/double hung windows, but turned on their side
- Either one or both sashes will be able to move and slide
- Provides ventilation as opening is widened by sashes.

 

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Mt, Helix

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Four Sections: Home/about, Manufacturers, Referrals, Learning center, each with pages.

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