Awning glossary

Characteristics of Retractable Awnings

Characteristics of Retractable Awnings

Glossary

Awning window . A window with a sash hinged at the top, which projects outward from the plane of the frame.
Clerestory window . A venting or fixed window positioned above other windows or doors on an upper outside wall of a room.
Egress window . A window providing egress, as defined in applicable building codes. Also referred to as emergency exit window, escape window, and fire-escape window.
Projected window . A window fitted with one or more sashes opening on pivoted arms or hinges. The term refers to casements, awnings, and hoppers.

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