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					                           skyline                                   windows
                                            Model 1000 FL
P A R T         1          :        G E N E R A L
         A.   Provide all labor, materials, tools, and services to install aluminum windows and related components as shown on
              drawings and specified herein.

         A.   General
                  1.     Provide certified independent laboratory test reports in full accordance with Section 1.03, Paragraph C.
                  2.     Windows and component structural tests shall conform to the Voluntary Specifications for Aluminum
                         Windows; AAMA 101, meeting the performance requirements of class P-HC-60, unless other requirements
                         are specified herein.(P-AW-60 optional)
                  3.     Note Well: All windows incorporated into this project shall be identical in manufacture, including hardware
                         and gaskets, to those represented in manufacturers test reports.
         B.   Test Units
                  1.     Perform all tests unless otherwise noted on the project’s largest window, both frame and sash, or minimum
                         test size of a 5’ x 3’ 11” ventilator.
         C.   Test Procedures
                  1.     Air Infiltration Test
                               a.    Air infiltration maximum for ventilator 0.10 cfm per foot of crack length at 6.24 psf pressure
                                     differential when tested in accordance with ASTM E283.
                  2.     Water Resistance Test
                               a.    No uncontrolled at 12.00 psf pressure differential with water rate of 5 gallons/hour/s.f. when tested
                                     in accordance with ASTM E331.
                  3.     Uniform Load Deflection Test
                               a.    No glass breakage, permanent damage to fasteners, hardware parts, or damage to make windows
                                     inoperable or deflection of any unsupported span (meeting rails, muntins, frames, mullions, etc.) in
                                     excess of L/175 at both a positive and a negative load of 60 psf when tested in accordance with
                                     ASTM E330.

                  Reference Note: Design wind pressures are obtained from ANSI A58.1, local building codes or specified boundary
                  layer wind tunnel data.

                  4.     Uniform Load Structural Test
                               a.    Unit to be tested at 1.5 x design wind pressure both positive and negative, acting normal to plane of
                                     wall in accordance with ASTM E330.
                    b.     No glass breakage, permanent damage to fasteners, hardware parts, or damage to make window inoperable
                           or permanent deflection of any main frame or ventilator section in excess of 0.2 % of its span.


         A. AA (Aluminum Association):
               1. Drafting Standards for Extruded and Tubular Products

                        skyline                                  windows
                                         Model 1000 FL
        B. AAMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association):
             1. CW-10-82 - Care and Handling of Architectural Aluminum from Shop to Site
             2. 502-90 - Specification for Field Testing of Windows and Sliding Glass Doors
             3. 603.8-92 - Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for Pigmented Organic Coatings on
                 Extruded Aluminum
             4. 605.2-92 - Specification for High Performance Organic         Coatings on Architectural
                 Extrusions and Panels
             5. 609-93 - Guide Specification for Cleaning and Maintenance of Architectural Anodized Aluminum
             6. 610.1-79 - Guide Specification for Cleaning and Maintenance of Painted Aluminum Extrusions
                 and Curtain Wall Panels
             7. 611-92 - Standards for Anodized Architectural Aluminum
             8. 800-92 - Specifications and Test Methods for Sealants
             9. 902-94 - Specification for Sash Balances
             10. 904.1-87 - Specifications for Friction Hinges in Window Applications
                 11. 910-93 - "Life Cycle" Specifications and Test Methods for Architectural Grade Windows and Sliding Glass
        A.   Shop Drawings/Samples
                 1.   Shop drawings complete and full scale details where practical showing construction of all components,
                      dimensions and details.
                 2.   Samples of aluminum finishes.
        B.   Test Reports/Calculations
                 1.   Certified independent laboratory test reports verifying compliance with all test requirements of Section 1.03,
                      Paragraph C, and structural calculations prepared by a registered Structural Engineer for compliance with
                      load requirements as specified in Section 1.03, Paragraph C.3 & 4 for windows and window members.
                 2.   Structural calculations prepared by a registered Structural Engineer for compliance with applicable building
                      codes for anchorage.

       A. Protect materials from damage before installation per instructions.
              1 .Materials shall be packed, loaded, shipped, unloaded, stored and protected in a manner which will
                   avoid abuse, damage, and defacement in accordance with AAMA CW-10.
              2. Store inside if possible in a clean, well drained area free of dust and corrosive fumes.
              3. Stack vertically or on edge so that water cannot accumulate on or within materials.
              4. Cover materials with tarpaulins or plastic hung on frames to provide air circulation and prevent
                   contaminants and condensation from contacting aluminum.
        A.   Aluminum Windows and Related Materials
                 1.   Five-year guarantee on materials and workmanship.
        B.   Insulated Glass
                 1.   Five-year guarantee of thermal and physical integrity of insulated glass units and glazing.

                         skyline                                  windows
                                         Model 1000 FL
P A R T        2        :     P R O D U C T S

        A.   Series 1000 as manufactured by Skyline Windows is approved for use.
        B.   Manufacturers shall have been engaged in the manufacture of aluminum windows of monumental grade not less than
             five years..
        C. Substitutions: Other manufacturer's products that meet or exceed specified design requirements may be
           considered. Submit the following information with request for substitutions:
               1. Test Reports specified in Article - 1.02 TESTING AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS.
               2. Samples specified in Article - 1.04 SUBMITTALS.
               3. If requested, other information required for evaluation or proposed substitutions

        A.   Aluminum Windows and Components
                 1.     Extruded aluminum prime billet 6063T5, aluminum sheet 5005 H32 (Anodic) or 3003 H14.
                 2.     Minimum principal window member wall thickness .080”.
                 3.     Minimum frame depth front to back 2 7/16”.
                 4.     All frames and vents to have double tubular sections.
        B.   Weatherstrip
                 1.     Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) or Neoprene.
        C.   Sealants
                 1.     Materials used between components and moving perimeter joints, to be high range type; i.e. silicone,
                        polysulfides , polyurethane, etc., dependent upon specific application and manufacturer’s recommendations.
        D.   Thermal-Break
                 1.     Frame and Vent: shall be poured in place polyurethane into a prefinished cavity providing minimum .250”
        E.   Glass and Glazing
                 1.     Glass size, type and materials as indicated on architectural drawings and as specified in Section 08800 with
                        size, type and strength to meet load requirements in accordance with Section 1.03, Paragraph C.3 & 4.
                        Glazing to be in accordance with FGMA Glazing Manual. Glazing shall be held in place by extruded
                        aluminum glazing beads. Glazing shall be set in minimum 5/8 inch glazing rabbet. All glazing shall have
                        glazing tape applied to exterior extruded glazing leg, interiors to have neoprene glazing rubber.
        F.   Hardware - General
                 1.     All aluminum components 6063T5 (T6) or 6105T6.
                 2.     Ventilation shall be mounted to the frame with two extruded hinges. Hinges shall have a nominal .250”
                        diameter stainless steel pin and nylon separators.
                 3.     Hardware members bridging frame or vent thermal barrier to be suitable low conductivity, nonmetallic


                             skyline                                   windows
                                             Model 1000 FL
           A.    General
                     1.     Finish, fabricate and shop assemble frame and sash members into complete windows and window systems
                            under responsibility of one manufacturer.
                     2.     No bolts, screws or fasteners to bridge thermal barriers or independent frame movement.
                     3.     Fabricate to allow for thermal movement of materials when subject to a temperature differential from – 30
                            degrees F to +180 degrees F.
           B.    Frame and Sash
                     1.     Miter all corners and mechanically stake over aluminum corner key, (2 per sash and 2 per frame corner),
                            corner key to have minimum 1/4” thickness, set and sealed in structural silicone, or epoxy leaving hairline
                            joinery, and the seal weather tight. Joinery methods must not result in discoloration of finish or damage to the
           C.    Weatherstripping
                     1.     EPDM sweep-type weatherstripping in extruded raceway at contacting sash to create a primary weather seal.
                            EPDM weatherstripping shall be installed uninterrupted on all four (4) sides of main frame, heads, jambs and
                     2.     Fin type EPDM weatherstripping in extruded race about perimeter of sash.
           D.    Glass Drainage
                     1.     Provision shall be made to insure that water will not accumulate and remain in contact with the perimeter
                            areas of insulating glass.
           E.    Hardware
                     1.     Provide surface mounted perimeter rails which automatically activate compression locks at each sash head,
                            units over 40” to have two operators. Fanlight Operator shall be mounted to head section of frame and shall
                            allow the sash to be opened inward approximately 7”. Operator shall be attached to the main frame by means
                            of stainless steel machine screws. SS machine screws shall be tapped into extruded aluminum blocks.
                            Hardware connections through single thickness of frame (less than 1/4” thick) shall not be acceptable.
                            Operable sash shall have secondary safety stay arm, which shall allow sash to be tilted to interior 90 degrees
                            from window frame for cleaning. Perimeter rails shall shall be activated by way of a lever handle located at
                            window jamb (optional; crank gear located on window jamb with removable crank pole).
                     2.     Lever handle or crank assembly shall be mounted to sash interior without exposed screws.
                     3.     Hinges shall have stainless steel pins, 1/4” in diameter. Hinge shall be attached to main frame by means of
                            stainless steel machine screw. SS machine screw shall be tapped into extruded aluminum corner block
                            resulting in a solid connection. Hinge connection through single thickness of frame shall not be acceptable.
           F.    Finish
                     1.     Finish of all exposed areas of aluminum windows and components shall be PPG Polycron III or approved
                            equal (optional Duranar or Anodic finishes). Color to be selected by Architect.

P A R T            3        :      E X E C U T I O N
           A. Verify that all openings into which windows are to be installed are the correct size to permit the proper installation
              according to the manufacture’s installation instructions.
           B. Do not install windows until unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.

                         skyline                                    windows
                                          Model 1000 FL

         A.   Install windows with skilled tradesman in exact accordance with approved shop drawings and Specification.
         B.   Aluminum that is not organically coated shall be insulated from direct contact with steel, masonry concrete or non-
              compatible materials by bituminous paint, zinc chromate primer or other suitable insulating material.
         D.   Plumb and align window faces in a single plane for each wall plane. Erect square and true. Anchor to maintain
              position when subjected to normal thermal and building movement, and specified wind loads.


         A.   Seal joints at opening perimeters in accordance with approved shop drawing to provide watertight installation.
         B.   Joints and surfaces to receive sealants shall be clean, free from loose material, free of efflorescence or mortar leaking,
              and dry. Sealants shall not be applied when temperature is below manufacturer's recommendations.
         C.   Clean joints and surfaces before sealing or priming, then prime joints in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
         D.   Provide joint backing in all joints where a suitable backer to receive sealant is otherwise not available. Joint depth shall
              be equal to 1/2 of width.
         E.   Caulk joint width shall not be less than 1/4" nor more than 1/2" unless otherwise recommended by manufacturer. Wipe
              off excess material and leave exposed surfaces and joints clean and smooth.

        A. After installation, windows and glazing shall be inspected, adjusted, and left clean and free of temporary labels and
           dirt. Protect finished installation against damage.
         A.   On site tests shall be conducted on a typical window for both air and water infiltration with the window manufacturer's
              representatives present. Owner's representative shall select units to be tested.
         B.   Those tested units not meeting the specified requirements and all units having similar deficiencies shall be corrected by
              the window contractor to meet the specified criteria at no cost to the owner.
         C.   Cost for all successful tests shall be paid by the owner. Cost for all unsuccessful tests shall be paid by the window
         D.   Testing shall be conducted by a qualified testing agency selected by the Architect and the Window Manufacturer.
         E.   Windows shall be field tested in accordance with AAMA 502-90, "Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of
              Windows and Sliding Glass Doors," using test method "A."
              AAMA 502-90 specifies air infiltration and water resistance field testing for three (3) windows immediately after
              installation begins. Default performance values for air infiltration and water penetration are also specified. Any of the
              following optional paragraphs may be added to modify the standard specification. However, consideration should be
              given to the cost of additional testing.
                   1.   Test _____ additional windows for air infiltration and for water penetration as specified when _____ % of
                        the window installation is complete.
                   2.   Air infiltration tests shall be conducted at a static test pressure of _____ psf. The maximum allowable rate of
                        air leakage shall not exceed _____ cfm per foot of sash crack length.
                   3.   Water penetration tests shall be conducted at a static test pressure of _____ psf.


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