Wood windows: Designing for high performance

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The definitive design manual for architects, manufacturers and contractors. Researched and written by TRADA, the experts on timber. Now expanded and fully illustrated, the 3rd edition of Wood windows: Designing for high performance includes guidelines on appearance, statutory requirements, performance, specification, detail design, glazing, fittings, finishes, installation and maintenance. TRADA's windows design manual outlines significant changes to traditional design methods and forms of construction, in order to deliver the higher performance increasingly demanded of wood windows...


  • Introduction
  • Background
  • Appearance
  • Statutory and other requirements
  • Performance
  • Specifications
  • Detail design
  • Glazing
  • Fittings
  • Finishes
  • Installation
  • Maintenance