Fenestration Calculator

calculations based on AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S. 2/A440-08 (NAFS-08) AND CSA A440S1-09 WITH UPDATE NO. 1 (CANADIAN SUPPLEMENT TO NAFS-08)

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Above ground to top of product
Performance requirements

ATerrain Type - definitions from NBC 2010.

Open terrain - where open terrain is level terrain with only scattered buildings, trees or other obstructions, open water or shorelines.

Rough Terrain - where rough terrain is suburban, urban or wooded terrain extending upwind from the building uninterrupted for at least 1 km or 20 times the height of the building, whichever is greater.

B The minimum Performance Grade for Product Classes other than R may be higher. Refer to NAFS-08 for information about Product Classes.

C An A3 or Fixed rating exceeds the performance of an A2 rating.

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