Window Glossary

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There are 5 names in this directory beginning with the letter G.
Garden window
Designed much like a bay or bow window, a garden also extends from the wall to the exterior of the home. It is built in a square or rectangular shape at right angles. The two side lights often operate for added ventilation.

Gas Fill
A gas other than air, usually argon or krypton, placed between window or skylight glazing panes to reduce the U-factor by suppressing conduction and convection.

Glazing
The glass or plastic panes in a window, door or skylight.

Glazing Bead
A molding or stop around the inside of a window frame to hold the glass in place.

Grids
Optional horizontal or vertical lineals installed between the glass panes help to create the appearance of a divided window design.