Casement Window Manufacture

Test Projects at 3950

1. Fixed window in 3rd floor stairwell


This is blocked over now. A window there would really make that a nice space. Its an expensive thing to do but I think it would be worth it.

This is a good test window because there's not much reason to make it open-able. We can choose a pane size that works.

  • rough dimensions 39" x 70"
  • double wood lintel with gap in middle

2,3,4. Open-able casements on 3rd floor

These 3 are all blocked over: the first two using glass block, the third is cement block.

  • rough dimensions 37" x 59"
  • double wood lintel with gap in middle

I'd like these 3 to look close to the existing casement windows, described below.

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Existing Casement Details

These are from one window at 3950 (East rear 3rd floor).


The outer frame of the moving part has a cross section like this:


-- BenDugan - 15 May 2015


IGUs ("Insulated glass units") are expensive! The first price I found would make it $400 in glass for each of our standard windows at the office.

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Topic revision: r2 - 16 May 2015, BenDugan
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