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40 Cards in this Set

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The trim around a window or door
A framework on which a skylight is mounted
Sheet metal strips used to seal a roof or wall against leakage
Material such as glass or plastic used in windows, skylights, and doors.
The top and sides of a door or window frame that in contact with the door or sash
The glass inserts in a door
A thin framework used to secure panes of glass in a door
The horizontal member of a window sash or panel door
The part of a window that holds the glass
The lowest member of a window or exterior door frame
The vertical member of a window sash or panel door
windows refer to
the entire window assembly, including the glass, sash, and frame
pre-hung windows
a window that is delivered complete with sash, frame, and hardware
Fixed window
the glass cannot be opened
Single and double-hung windows
contain two sashes. Double-hung windows - the upper sash can be lowered and the lower sash can be raised. Single-hung window, the upper sash is stationary and the lower sash can be raised.
Casement windows
Casement windows are hinged on the left or right of the frame so that they can swing open like a door. Usually operated by a hand crank.
Awning and hopper windows
Awning windows are hinged on the top and pushed outward to open. Hopper window is hinged on the bottom and opens inward from the top - commonly used for basement windows.
Jalousie windows
consists of a series of horizontal glass slats, each in a pivoting metal frame. It can provide security while at the same time providing ventilation. The frames of a jalousie window are joined by pivoting arms so that they operate in unison.
Bay windows
A bay window is a 3-walled window that projects outward from the structure. Bay windows may be constructed from casement, fixed, or double-hung windows. The angles of the bay window may be 30, 45, or 90 degrees.
Bow windows
A bow window projects out from the structure in a curved radius. A bow window is normally made of several narrow, flat planes set at slight angles to each other.
Horizontal sliding windows
A horizontal sliding window may be constructed from a number of sashes. The most common designs have either two sashes, with 1 or both sashes movable, or 3 sashes with the middle sash fixed and the other 2 movable. Frames are wood or metal.
Skylights and roof windows
The difference between a skylight and a roof window is that the roof window can be opened. There are many designs and shapes of skylights.l Domed and hipped skylights are eht most common because they more readily shed rain and snow. Skylights and roof windows are often installed using a built-up curb where metal flashing is installed to prevent leakage.
Name 3 types and sizes of window glass:
1. Single-strength (SS) - 1/32" thick
2. Double-strength (DS) glass - about 1/8" thick, for larger lights.
3. Heavy-duty glass ranges in thickness from 5/16" to 7/8".
Glass is a good conductor of heat. When an engineer is sizing the heating/cooling system for a building, window glass normally accounts for ___% of the cooling load and ___% of the heating load.
38% of the cooling load and 20% of the heating load.
refers to the amount of heat that must be added (heating mode) or removed) to keep the building comfortable for occupants.
What is the basic component of a window assembly?
Can vinyl windows by painted?
Which is more durable - aluminum windows or wood windows?
A single pane of glass has an R value of? Adding another pane with a 1/2" air space gives what R-value
less than 1
more than doubles the r-value when adding another pane
low-e glass
low- emissivity provides even greater insulating quality. Emissivity is the ability of a material to absorb or radiate heat. Low-e glass is coated with a very thin metallic substance on the inside of the inner pane of a double-pane window.
safety glass types
1. laminated (glass bonded to transparent plastic
2. tempered glass is treated with heat or chemical so that it disintegrates into harmless pieces when broken
3. Wired glass has a layer of mesh sandwiched between the panes
4. Transparent plastic (plexiglass) is also used for safety glazing applications, especially in skylights and doors.
glass block are generally ___ thick and come in 3 nominal sizes:
3-7/8" thick
6" x 6"
8" x 8"
12" x 12"
Actual dimensions are 3/4" less than nominal size to acct for mortar joints
What's the most common factory-built exterior door?
panel door
Exterior door sizes aare generally ___ " thicka nd come in a variety of widths and heights - std width and heights are
36" wide and 80" heigh
Other widths are 18 to 40 - double - 60, 64, and 72
Other heights 78, 79, 84, 90, 96
A threshold is a wood or metal piece used to close the gap between the entry floor or sill and the door. It is beveled on both sides
Weatherstripping material
is added to the bottom of a door to prevent heat from escaping and moisture from entering.
___ locksets are more secure and are therefore considerable more expensive than other types. For that reason they are more common in commercial buildings than in residential.
mortise locksets
3 basic types of garage doors and standard widths and heights
1. hinged or swinging
2. rollup
3. swingup
standard widths of 8', 9', 10', 16', and 18'. Standard heights are 6'-6", 7'-0", and 8'-0"
Door Unit consists of
interior trim, miter joint, trimmer stud, rough header, head jamb, exterior trim, security lock, lockset, threshold
Panel door is made up of vertical members called ___, cross members called ____, and ____ panels
stiles, rails, filler.

The panels are usually thinner than the stiles and rails.