There are 7 main types of windows for your home:
Single-Hung Windows. Double-Hung Windows. Awning Windows. Horizontal Sliding Windows.
Types include the eyebrow window, fixed windows, hexagonal windows, single-hung, and double-hung sash windows, horizontal sliding sash windows, casement windows, awning windows, hopper windows, tilt, and slide windows (often door-sized), tilt and turn windows, transom windows, sidelight windows, jalousie or louvered ...
Windows are classified as Fixed windows, Sliding windows, Pivoted windows, Double-hung windows, Louvered windows, Casement windows, Metal windows, Sash windows, Corner windows, Bay windows, Dormer windows, Clerestory windows, Lantern windows, Gable windows, Ventilators, and Skylights.
Double-sash windows are the most common. A double-sash—or double-hung—window is made up of two sashes. These sashes can either have single sheets of plate glass or many separate panes of glass divided by muntins.
A gable end window follows a roof structure to create top floor spaces flooded with natural light. Roof pitches are commonly triangular, filling this space with glazing introduces light into previously dark spaces to increase useable space.
Casement windows are those that crank open horizontally on hinges mounted on one side at the top and bottom. One side remains stationary, while the other side of the window pivots open like a door. They are very common windows, second only to double-hung windows in their popularity.
A casement window is any window that is attached to its frame by one or more hinges. Specifically, windows attached to the frame on the side (windows hinged at the top are awning windows, but more on that later). Basically they're like doors, only instead of opening with a knob they open with a crank.
A low-cost hot-rolled steel window for use in basement areaways, garages, shops, and the like; usually has a hopper light over a fixed light.
window, opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light and air; windows are often arranged also for the purposes of architectural decoration.
The traditional window and grille pattern is a double-hung window with a 2-over-2 pattern. The Colonial pattern, the 2-over-1 pattern or no grilles at all may also be used as alternatives.
The head is the main horizontal part forming the top of the window frame. Jambs are the main vertical parts forming the sides of a window frame. A sill is the main horizontal part forming the bottom of the frame of a window.
An arch window (also known as a radius window) creates a dramatic effect in both contemporary and traditional homes. An arch window can be tall like a casement window or wide like an awning window.
Steel-framed windows – or to give them their proper name – Crittall windows. Originally developed in 1884 by Essex ironmonger Francis Henry Crittall, they were first manufactured in the UK in 1889. Only windows made by Crittall Windows Limited can legally be called Crittall.
Windows are fixed to the wall openings in buildings for entry of daylight and the free circulation of air. They consist of a frame which is fitted in the opening of the wall and small shutter frames of wood or glass attached to the frame by hinges.
A window is defined as an opening in a wall of a building to serve one or more of the functions like natural light, natural ventilation and vision. The main function of a door in a building is to serve as a connecting link between the internal parts and to allow free movement to the outside of the building.
Windows are vented barriers fixed in the walls of buildings for ventilation purposes. They allow people to gaze at outside views effortlessly and directly. Windows serve the purposes of admitting natural light, air, or gazing; they also help elevate the beauty of buildings.
Utility system means electrical equipment owned by or under the control of a serving utility that is used for the transmission or distribution of electricity from the source of supply to the point of contact and is defined in section 90.2(b)(5) of the National Electrical Code, 1981 edition (see RCW 19.28.
Utilities mean useful features, or something useful to the home such as electricity, gas, water, cable and telephone. Examples of utilities are brakes, gas caps and a steering wheel in a car. Examples of utilities are electricity and water.