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AS 2047-2014


Windows and external glazed doors in buildings

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Sets out requirements for materials, construction, installation and glazing for external windows, sliding and swinging glazed doors, including French and bi-fold doors, adjustable louvres, shopfronts and window walls with one-piece framing elements.
Published: 23/09/2014
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Normative references
1.3 Definitions
2 Performance
2.1 General
2.1.1 Performance criteria
2.1.2 Generic timber windows
2.2 Atmospheric environments
2.3 Window performance
2.3.1 Housing General Window ratings Deflection/span ratio Operating force Air infiltration Water penetration Ultimate strength
2.3.2 Residential and commercial buildings General Design wind pressures Deflection/span ratio Operating force test Air infiltration Water penetration Ultimate strength
2.3.3 Window energy rating
2.4 Verification of smaller or larger size products
2.5 Use and rating of window coupling systems
2.6 Substitution
3 Framing and finishes
3.1 Aluminium windows
3.1.1 Aluminium framing Aluminium alloys Extrusion alloys Aluminium extrusions Welding Finishes
3.2 Timber windows
3.2.1 Timber framing Durability Sapwood susceptible to Lyctid borers Moisture content
3.2.2 Permissible timber imperfections Bow, spring and twist Other imperfections
3.3 Unplasticized PVC (uPVC) windows
3.3.1 General
3.3.2 uPVC composition
3.3.3 Resistance to weathering
3.3.4 Impact strength
3.3.5 Recycled material
3.3.6 Tolerances
3.3.7 Inserts and external stiffeners
3.3.8 Additional considerations
3.4 Windows of other materials
3.4.1 Framing General Compatible materials Tolerances Finishes
4 Glazing
4.1 General
4.2 Glass
4.3 Glazing materials
5 Components
5.1 Hardware
5.2 Fasteners
5.2.1 Nails, screws and metal dowels
5.2.2 Adhesives
5.3 Weatherproofing
5.4 Security
5.5 Anchoring devices
6 Construction
6.1 General
6.2 Tolerances
6.3 Joints
6.4 Glazing
6.4.1 Glazed windows
6.4.2 Site glazing
6.5 Reveal linings
6.6 Flashings
7 Installation
7.1 Window selection
7.2 Installation
7.2.1 General
7.2.2 Flashing
7.3 Thermal and structural movement
7.3.1 General
7.3.2 Thermal movement
7.3.3 Structural movement
7.4 On-site care
8 Labelling and certificate
8.1 General
8.2 Labelling
8.3 Certificate
Appendix A
A1 Introduction
A2 Wind loads for housing
A2.1 General
A2.2 Local pressure effects near wall edge
A3 Wind loads for buildings other than housing
Appendix B
B1 General
B2 Durability
B2.1 General
B2.2 Atmospheric classifications
B3 Corrosion
Appendix C
Appendix D
D1 Anodizing
D2 Powder coating
D3 Liquid organic coating
D4 High-performance coating
Appendix E
Appendix F
F1 General
F2 Construction
Appendix G
Amendment control sheet
Cited references in this standard
Timber structures, Part 2: Timber properties
AS/NZS 4420.1
Windows, external glazed, timber and composite doors—Methods of test, Part 1: Test sequence, sampling and test methods
Timber — Glossary of terms in timber-related Standards
AAMA 303
Voluntary Specification for Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Exterior Profiles
AAMA 613
Voluntary Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for Organic Coatings on Plastic Profiles
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