Windows for Buildings: Window Types & Materials

Use the best window types for your project! Architects and engineers, take this course for PDH credit here. Window Types First let’s start with a couple of charts that show window types organized by category, with architectural symbols for these window products: Fixed Windows The simplest type of window is a fixed window. It has no moving parts and does not open. It usually consists…

Vinyl Windows Leaks and Problems

Vinyl windows, also known as PVC (polyvinyl chloride) windows or uPVC (unplasticized PVC) are a ubiquitous part of the residential window landscape, and not only that, there are a lot of them out there. Many work fine, but some vinyl windows exhibit leaks and other problems/ There are many satisfied vinyl window customers and I have seen many good installations, however there can also be…

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