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Sash window

1. A window formed with glazed frames that slide up and down in vertical grooves using counterbalanced weights.
2. A window formed with glazed frames that slide up and down in vertical grooves by means of counterbalanced weights. See also: French window

sash window

Any window having a sliding (vertically or horizontally) or hung sash, but usually a double-hung window.
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Integrity's Wood-Ultrex Double Hung combines the beautiful and traditional double-hung style with the high performance and durability for which Integrity is known.
Chosen by a panel of independent judges, including reporters and building professionals, Marvin's Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung was selected out of hundreds of applicants as the best and most innovative window product on the market.
Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung C The Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung is a reinvention of a classic C a traditional-looking window that's deceptively modern, combining state-of-the-art technology with Marvin's legendary American craftsmanship.
The New York Hospital, a complex of six buildings located between 68th and 70th streets on York Avenue and the East River in Manhattan, had acquired an incongruous mixture of double hung and casement windows, combined with bland spandrel panels over recent decades.
The new showroom also includes a wide variety of double hung windows, such as Thermal's signature Dream([R])Wood Collection, a combination of maintenance-free vinyl and a real pine wood interior.
On hot days when the air conditioner isn't running, consider venting double hung windows from the top to allow the hottest air near the ceiling to vent to the outside first.
To bring the building up to modern-day standards, several factors have to be considered: *Almost without exception, the windows are single glazed, double hung, fit poorly, and have a high degree of infiltration
It analyzes decades of research about the performance of double hung windows, comparing the relative energy, carbon and cost savings of various choices in multiple cities across the United States.
Working with this team, the ornamental trim on the wooden double hung windows was replicated in aluminum.
Available in double hung and fixed models, Montclaire combines easy installation and no-maintenance ease with the finest vinyl extrusions and craftsmanship available.
In Michigan, 20 percent of the housing dates from before 1950, therefore, a number of houses have wooden double hung windows.
Special design features include a precast base, cornices and double hung windows.