Window Glossary

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There are 5 names in this directory beginning with the letter A.
AAMA
American Architectural Manufacturers Association. A national trade association that establishes voluntary standards for the window, door, storefront, curtain wall and skylight industries.

Air infiltration
The amount of air leaking in and out of a building through cracks in walls, windows and doors.

Argon gas
An inert, nontoxic gas used in insulating glass units to reduce heat transfer.

ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials. Organization that develops methods for testing of materials.

Awning window
A window that is hinged at the top and swings outward for ventilation.