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Glossary of Sunroom Construction Terminology

Argon:
Gas that is used to fill the space between two panes of glass to increase insulation.

Atrium:
Glass cover for a courtyard.

Bay:
The distance from one edge of post to the edge of the next.

Base well:
Also known as a pony wall or knee wall. A short wall that is below the glass.

Cap:
Finish aluminum trim to cover screws or unfinished material differences.

Condensation:
The moisture that deposits on the glass due to temperature changes.

Conduction:
The direction of heat as it flows from one solid material to another throught direct contact.

Conservatory:
A classically designed sunroom.

Convection:
The direction of heat as is flows through gas or liquid.

Double Pane:
Two panes of glass separated by a spacer and sealed making it a sealed unit with air or gas between them.

Eave:
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