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Curtain wall is the generic term for a building exterior.  It can
consist of steel studs, alum "curtain wall" systems (i.e., unitized,
stick, Punched opening).  The exterior can be glass, granite, GFRC,
Precast, ...  

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From: fred flintstone [mailto:s7sengineers(--nospam--at)yahoo.com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2002 5:35 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: curtain wall definition


Is there a generally accepted definition of "curtain
wall" ?  In other words, how does a curtain wall
differ from other types of building cladding systems?

Thanks

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