Sliding windows have two or more sashes that slide horizontally. Double-sliding windows allow for both sashes to slide, while the single-sliding option only allows for one sash to slide while the other remains fixed. An advantage to slider windows is their ability to adjust ventilation from being totally open (50% max) to reducing air flow to a small opening. Variations on the sliding window are: double or single tracks, screens on the interior or exterior unit, and the possibility of a pivoting hinge on the sash.


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Ventilation: 50% max, flexible opening
Sashes: Two or more
Operation: Slides along tracks
Variations: Double, single, screen, pivot capable



Drawings include:
Sliding Window front elevation, axon

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Window operation is one of the most crucial choices to consider when selecting a window sash. Offering a variety of styles and functions applicable to specific conditions, a range of window operations should be considered to meet your needs for ventilation, operability, screening, and daylighting.

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