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ENERGY STAR VERSION 6 COMPLIANT INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

standF (ES+) BEST PRACTICES
Complete Installation Document covering proper opening preparation and proper installation achieving successfull, long lasting weather management solutions.

ToolF (ES-I) TOOLS - HARDWARE
- Hand Tools
- Power Tools
- Specialty Window Tools
- Screws, Anchors and Clips

Rem1 (ES-IIIa) WINDOW REMOVAL 1
- Guidelines
- Frame-In or Frame-Out?
- Removing Wood Sash
- Removing Metal Sash

LeadF (ES-IIIc) LEAD-SAFE INSTALL
- Proper Lead Testing and Notice
- Containment and Disposal
- EPA Rules(www.EPA.gov/lead)
- Equipment and Supplies

FlashF (ES-V) PROPER FLASHING
- Vapor Barriers
- Sill Pans
- Drip Caps
- Method A and Method B

SealF (ES-VII) CAULKS AND SEALANTS
- Adhesive
- Expandable
- SPF Foams
- Proper Gunning

DHR SINGLE/DOUBLE HUNG BOX FRAME
- Blind Stop
- Pocket Install
- Remove, Prepare, Install
- Wrapping the Opening

CasmntR CASEMENT - AWNING WINDOWS
- Frame-In
- Frame Out
- Tilt-Turn
- Outside-in Installation

BayR BAY, BOW - GARDEN WINDOWS
- Proper Measure
- Determine Overhang
- Sill Support
- Roof Construction

SteelR STEEL WINDOW REPLACE
- Removing Frame from Masonry
- Leaving Old Frame In
- Jumping Frame
- Trim and Sealing Considerations

Alumsm ALUMINUM WINDOW REPLACE
- Pry Out Old Frame
- Leaving Old Frame In
- Interior Sill
- Level Sill

CircleR INSTALLING CURVES - SHAPES
- Circle Tops
- Picture Windows
- Trapezoids
- Exterior Sealing

MullR COMBINING - MULLING
- Snap Mulls
- H-Mulls
- Structural Mulls
- Combinations

PDInstll ENTRY - PATIO DOOR INSTALL
- Wood Buck
- Nailing Fin
- Brick Mould
- Proper Sill Preparation

PDsm REPLACE WINDOW wDOOR
- Remove Old Window
- Prepare New Header
- Frame for New Door
- Install Door

JumpR JUMP FRAME INSTALL
- Stucco Frontal Flange
- Safe Removal of Old Window
- Proper Drip Cap
- Proper Perimeter Sealing

CavInssm INSULATE SASH POCKETS FRAME
- Cure Drafts in Box Frame Install
- Insulate Sash Pockets
- Insulate Behind Jambs,
- Insulate Sill and Headers

Fastensm FASTENING
- Screws
- Clips
- Simplex Nails
- Best Practices

WaterR WATER MANAGEMENT
- Divert, Drain and Dry
- Reconnecting the 5 Climate Barriers
- Impel Rods
- Barrier and Drainage Installation

EgressR EGRESS - SAFETY
- Proper Size for Escape
- Tempered Glazing Rules
- Storm Safe
- Sill Height
MeasF (ES+) PROPER MEASUREMENT
- Width First, then Height
- Bow and Crown
- Level and Planar
- Plumb and Square

PartsF (ES-II) WINDOW STYLES AND PARTS
- Window Anatomy
- Window Hardware
- Window Types and Styles
- Window Operating Types

Rem2 (ES-IIIb) WINDOW REMOVAL 2
- Taking the Old Frame Out
- Removing Steel Windows
- Removing Aluminum Windows
- Concrete/Masonry Tearout

DispF (ES-IV) OLD WINDOW DISPOSAL
- Recycle
- Glass Recycle
- Bagging Debris
- Municipal Waste

Shim2 (ES-VI) PROPER SHIMMING
- Tapered Shims
- Stackable Shims
- Inflatable Shims
- Integral Shims and Buttefly Shims

VarF (ES-VIII) APPLICATION VARIATIONS
- Wood Window- Frame In and FrameOut
- Aluminum Window - Frame In and Frame Out
- Steel Window - Frame In and Frame Out
- Install Variations

SldrR SLIDING WINDOWS
- Box Frame
- Frame-Out or Frame-In
- Fin/Flange/Flush
- With and Without Head Expander

OutInR OUTSIDE-IN INSTALL
- Install Without Head Expander
- Dealing with Exterior Stop
- Sealing Inside and Outside
- Preserving Inside Trim

FrameoutR FRAME-IN v. FRAME-OUT
- How To Choose
- Proper Sealing for Each
- Measuring for Each
- Structural Considerations

NCsm NEW CONSTRUCTION INSTALL
- Remodeling
- Flashing (Method A and Method B)
- Sill Pans
- Vapor Barrier

CoastRepsm COASTAL REPLACEMENT
- Proper Removal
- Wood Surround/Mounting
- Dealing with the Gap
- Rebuild Opening

CoastlR COASTAL NEW WINDOW INSTALL
- CMU Opening
- Masonry Wall
- Impact Glazing
- Wind Loads and Codes

KerfCircleR CURVED OPENINGS IN MASONRY
- Kerfed Wood
- Flexible PVC Foam Trim
- Special Shapes
- Trim

Facesealsm FRAME FIN MOUNT & J-CHANNEL
- Proper Flashing
- Proper Overlapping Flashing
- Foam Board Sheathing
- Integral J-Channel Install

BlockR MASONRY/BRICK
- Masonry/Brick Veneer
- Wood Buck Surround
- Fin, Flange, Flush
- Install in Stucco

UtilityR BASEMENT - UTILITY WINDOWS
- Hopper
- Sliding
- Specialty
- Sealing

FoamTapeR SEALANT TAPE INSTALL
- Gap Install
- Behind Flange/Fin
- Retrofit Installation
- Sealing

JambLineR JAMB LINER INSTALL
- F-Channel
- Jamb, Head and Sill Liners
- Fasteners
- Coordinating Trim

StormR WIND - STORM INSTALL
--Glazing
- Window Loads
- Wind Zones
- Testing

NoiseR SOUND CONTROL
- Asymmetric Glazing
- Decibels and Comfort
- Isolating the Frame
- Double Windows
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