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2 edition of Specifier"s guide to wood windows. found in the catalog.

Specifier"s guide to wood windows.

Specifier"s guide to wood windows.

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Published by British Woodworking Federation in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsBritish Woodworking Federation.
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Open LibraryOL14187844M

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The Specifier’s Guide to Timber Windows. The Specifier’s Guide to Timber Windows. edition. 1 Specifying the right material 2 Specifying the right window type 3 Specifying window performance 4 Meeting BREEAM requirements 5 Specifying sustainable windows 6 Life Cycle Assessment 7 Service Life Planning and Whole Life Costs 8 Specifying for period buildings and Conservation areas 9 Tips for window and door detailing 10 Detailed specification for high performance timber windows.

Specifiers Guide to Timber Windows This guide was produced by the Wood Window Alliance to help architects with the selection and specification of window frames that meet modern performance standards and offer durability to match a typical 60 year building design life.

In Meany's book, individual sections are devoted to the operation, care, and repair of double-hung wood windows, casement and awning windows, fixed windows, and other more unusual windows like pivoting and leaded glass windows, along with chapters on weather stripping, repainting, refinishing, and working with different kinds of window moldings /5(10).

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