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Casement windows used as doors?

RWalterS | Posted in GBA Pro Help on

Has anyone used a large casement window as a door?  I thought that I’d seen mention of this in a youtube video of a passive house but I can’t locate the video.

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    You're thinking of the use of large European tilt-and-turn windows, not casement windows. I discuss that option in my article, "All About Doors."

  2. Expert Member
    Michael Maines | | #2

    Passive House window suppliers call those "balcony doors." They cost less than regular doors, but you can't lock them from the outside.

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