sun screen cloth secured with a vinyl spline.
Screens for single-hung and horizontal sliding windows shall be half length (operable sash only).
approved shop drawings. Installation shall conform to the requirements of AAMA IPCB- 08, “Standard Practice for the Installation of
Fabricate and shop assemble frame and sash members into complete windows
Provide required fasten frames.
support and securely Units shall be installed
plumb, bow. Provide
level and square without twist or
thermal isolation where components
under responsibility manufacturer.
No bolts, screws or fastenings to bridge thermal barriers or impair independent frame movement.
Fabricate to allow for thermal movement of materials when subjected to a temperature differential from –30° F to +180° F.
Frame: Mainframe shall be a mechanically
Corner joints should be
with a quality grade of the requirements of AAMA
mainframe shall be secured into screw ports. Sill shall be sloped exterior to facilitate water drainage.
integral to the
and hardware items shall barriers. Sash: tubular horizontal
not bridge thermal
sash rails secured
and one screw per sas corners factory-sealed conforming to AAMA 800.
pull rail corner;
E. Sash design: Hung windows: Lift rail at bottom sash interior; mechanical meeting rail interlock. Horizontal sliding windows: Pull rails at active jamb side of sash interior; mechanical meeting rail interlock.
Verify that openings are within tolerance, plumb, level, clean, and provide a solid anchoring surface, and are in accordance
Pack fibrous insulation in shim spaces assembly perimeter to maintain continuity
the thermal barrier. A non-hardening sealant
applied in sufficient quantity at joints intersections to provide a weathertight
seal between construction.
the window and surrounding Wipe off excess and leave
exposed smooth. Remove
sealant surfaces clean and
and legally dispose of existing
windows and other materials generated by the installation of the new windows.
Conduct on-site tests of installed units in conformance with AAMA 502 for air and water infiltration with representatives from the window manufacturer, contractor and owner or architect present.
Select test units as directed by the owner’s or architect’s representative.
Conduct tests with an AAMA-accredited laboratory provided by the owner, architect or contractor.
Adjusting and Cleaning
Adjust frames, sash and hardware after installation, as necessary, to ensure smooth and watertight operation.
Leave windows clean and free of labels and dirt.
Follow AAMA 609/610 and GANA Informa- tional Bulletin 01-0300, “Proper Procedures for Cleaning Architectural Glass Products”
with approved shop drawings. B. Correct defective openings as before installation.
Install windows using only skilled mechanics with experience in this trade, in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations and
Page 7 of 7
M-85 Spec – Rev. 9/10