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    • sun screen cloth secured with a vinyl spline.

  • 3.

    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

Windows Buildings.”

and

Doors

in

Commercial

    • 2.03

      Fabrication

      • A.

        General

        • 1.

          Fabricate and shop assemble frame and sash members into complete windows

B.

C.

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.

of

one

B.

  • 2.

    No bolts, screws or fastenings to bridge thermal barriers or impair independent frame movement.

  • 3.

    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

.joined construction.

Corner joints should be

“seam

sealed”

sealant

meeting

with a quality grade of the requirements of AAMA

800.

All

screws

at

joints

of

sash

and

mainframe shall be secured into screw ports. Sill shall be sloped exterior to facilitate water drainage.

integral to the

C.

Mechanical

fasteners,

welded

components

D.

and hardware items shall barriers. Sash: tubular horizontal

not bridge thermal

sash rails secured

with

two

screws

per

sash

lock

rail

corner

and one screw per sas corners factory-sealed conforming to AAMA 800.

h

pull rail corner;

with

sealant

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.

III. EXECUTION

    • 3.01

      Examination

      • A.

        Verify that openings are within tolerance, plumb, level, clean, and provide a solid anchoring surface, and are in accordance

penetrate

or

disrupt

building

insulation.

Pack fibrous insulation in shim spaces assembly perimeter to maintain continuity

at of

D.

the thermal barrier. A non-hardening sealant

compatible

with

aluminum

shall

be

provided

by

the

installer

and and

applied in sufficient quantity at joints intersections to provide a weathertight

seal between construction.

the window and surrounding Wipe off excess and leave

E.

exposed smooth. Remove

sealant surfaces clean and

and legally dispose of existing

windows and other materials generated by the installation of the new windows.

    • 3.03

      Field Testing

      • A.

        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.

      • B.

        Select test units as directed by the owner’s or architect’s representative.

      • C.

        Conduct tests with an AAMA-accredited laboratory provided by the owner, architect or contractor.

    • 3.04

      Adjusting and Cleaning

      • A.

        Adjust frames, sash and hardware after installation, as necessary, to ensure smooth and watertight operation.

      • B.

        Leave windows clean and free of labels and dirt.

      • C.

        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.

required

    • 3.02

      Installation

      • A.

        Install windows using only skilled mechanics with experience in this trade, in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations and

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