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I did this once.  I got "maximum allowable" support frame displacement from
the window supplier.

He *knows* (or should know) what his units will take.  No one else can do
better than guess.

Fountain E. Conner, P.E.
Gulf Breeze, Fl. 32561

From: John P. Riley <jpriley485(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Drift
Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2001 11:34 AM

Single story, 13' high, auto sales showroom, 45' x 52'
All glass walls, 8 exterior tube columns, no x-bracing.
Glass units frame between columns.

What is appropriate allowable drift?
John P. Riley, PE, SE

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