Storefront- A storefront framing and glazing system is defined as a non-residential, non-load bearing assembly of commercial entrance systems and windows, spanning from the floor to the structure above. They provide businesses and commercial spaces with aesthetic appeal, direct sunlight, and sufficient thermal performance. Unlike stick and unitized curtainwall systems, storefront are typically only utilized in one story, low structural performance applications. They are non-bearing glazed systems and commonly include aluminum entrances. Storefront framing systems are typically fabricated and glazed in the field and have exterior glazing stops on one side only….
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