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Your Designer, Architect or Building Control may stipulate that certain rooms must be equipped with egress/escape windows.

An escape window must meet three main criteria: they must be at an appropriate height for you to be able to safely climb out (between 800-1000mm from your internal floor level), the clear opening must be at least 0.33sqm in size, and the opening must be at least 450mm in both width and height.

Your building control officer may also ask that the windows do not have a locking cylinder, allowing you to exit the window without needing a key but this is not a requirement under building regulations.

If you have any windows marked as escape, then just let us know and we can advise you on the best window configuration to allow you to achieve the above requirements.

Futura+ window with floating mullion - closed
Futura+ window with floating mullion - primary sash open
Futura+ window with floating mullion - fire escape fully open

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