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Accessory Groove
A shape included on a window or door frame that is designed for interior and exterior accessories to snap into.
Air Chambers
Small honeycomb spaces within the sash and frame that help to insulate and strengthen the window.
Air Infiltration
Uncontrolled air which passes between a window sash and frame.
Air Space
The sealed area between the panes of glass inside the insulating glass unit.
Annealed Glass
Raw glass that has not been treated, tempered or laminated.
ANSI
American National Standards Institute, a clearinghouse organization for all types of standards and product specifications.
Anti-Lift Block
Vinyl insert added to the head of a slider window, which prevents the sash from being removed while in the
locked position.
Argon
A colorless, odorless, tasteless, non-toxic, non-flammable gas used to fill the air space between glass panes to improve energy efficiency.
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials, an organization that sets the standard for the testing of materials
and methods of testing.
Awning Window
A window with its hinges on the top. The sash opens from the bottom and raises upward.


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