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Unformatted text preview: 4. To allow for expansion and traction of both glass and frame without damage to either. 5. T avoid contact of the glass with the frame of the window or with any other material that could abrade or stress glass. 4. North-facing glass is exposed to sunlight very early and very late in the day, and adds little solar heat to the building, so it can be clear glass. East-facing glass receives large amounts of solar energy during the morning hours; so tinted or reflective glass would be a good choice. South-facing glass receives only a moderate amount of solar heat during the summer months; clear glass can be used, tinted or reflective glass. The west-facing glass receives the same amount of solar energy as the east-facing glass, except during the afternoon; the glazing can be the same on the west as on the east....
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- Spring '08