Curtain Wall and Other Industry Terms

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HEADING: A: AAMA through Awning

HEADING B: Baffle through Butt Joint

HEADING C:  Camber through Cut Stone

HEADING D:  Daylight Opening through Durability

HEADING E:  Edge Blocks through Eyebrow Window

HEADING F:  Facade through Free Standing

HEADING G:  Gas Fill through Guard Rail

HEADING H:  Hair-Line Joint through Humidity, Relative

HEADING I-K:  ICC through Kicker

HEADING L:  Laminated Glass through Low Emittance Coating

HEADING M-N:  Marble through NFRC

HEADING P:  Panel through Projected Window

HEADING R:  R-Value through Rough Opening

HEADING S:  Safety Glass through Switchable Glazings

HEADING T:  Tempered Glass through Travertine

HEADING U-V:  U-Factor through Visible Transmittance

HEADING W:  Warm-Edge Technology - Window Wall