Section 08495 TILT TURN SYSTEM SI7251


    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Solar Innovations, Inc.; aluminum framed Dual-acting tilt-turn Eurowall system.

    This section is based on the products of Solar Innovations, Inc., which is located at:

    31 Roberts Road
    Pine Grove, PA 17963
    Tel. Toll Free: (800) 618-0669
    Tel: (570) 915-1500
    Fax: (570) 915-6083

    Solar Innovations, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of the highest quality aluminum and wood structures. Their comprehensive product line also includes conservatories, greenhouses, solariums, skylights, pool and spa enclosures, folding glass walls, walkways, canopies, terrace doors and more. Solar Innovations, Inc. strives to produce products tailored to each particular need, residential or commercial.

    Solar Innovations, Inc. dual-acting tilt-turn Eurowall system is available in multiple configurations, styles, and colors with custom or standard options. Contact the manufacturer for more detailed information.

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    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select items below required for project.


    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select any sections below relevant to this project; add others as required.


    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following paragraphs to suit project requirements. Coordinate performance requirements with the manufacturer for the project location, wall size, and local building code requirements.



    A. Submit under provisions of Section 01300.

    B. Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:

    1. Product details.

    2. Preparation instructions and recommendations.

    3. Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.

    4. Installation methods.

    C. Shop Drawings: Detailed drawings prepared specifically for the project by manufacturer. Show opening dimensions, framed opening tolerances, profiles, product components, anchorages, accessories.

    D. Indicate material thickness, fastener locations, glazing and hardware arrangements.

    E. Include schedule identifying each unit, with marks or numbers referencing drawings.

    F. Must show all surrounding substrates and relevant conditions.

    G. Must be drawn in the domestic USA, by the manufacturer of the system.

    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select selection samples if colors have already been selected.


    A. Manufacturer Qualifications:

    1. Company specializing in manufacturing products specified in this Section with minimum ten (10) years experience in fabrication and erection of exterior operable wall systems for projects of similar scope.

    2. Manufacturer must be recognized by NAMI.

    3. Manufacturer must use extruded aluminum system that uses domestically produced aluminum, and is fabricated/assembled in the USA.

    B. Installer Qualifications:

    1. Experienced in performing work of this section that has specialized in installation of work similar to that required for the project.

    2. Manufacturer must approve installer of folding glass wall for warranty to be valid.

    3. Manufacturer may not withhold approval of installer for undue reasons.

    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant taking such a precaution. The following is one example of how a mock-up on a large project might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.


    A. Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation.

    B. Protect factory finishes from damage, precipitation, and construction materials until ready for installation.


    A. Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's absolute limits.

    1.9 WARRANTY

    A. Provide manufacturer's warranty that properly installed unit will be free from significant defects in material, workmanship, and uncontrolled water leakage for five (5) years from date of Substantial Completion.

    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select warranties below that apply to products specified.

    B. Finish

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Under extreme conditions, warranties for glazing may be less than 20 years. Verify conditions with manufacturer. Select the following paragraph if not required; edit to suit conditions.

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the two following paragraphs



    A. Acceptable Manufacturer: Solar Innovations, Inc.; 31 Roberts Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963. ASD. Tel. Toll Free: (800) 618-0669. Tel: (570)915-1500. Fax: (570) 915-6083. Email:

    B. Manufacturing facility must have achieved Gold LEED certification.

    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.


    A. Provide Eurowalls factory assembled and glazed, complete with weather-stripping, glazing, operating hardware, and specified accessories. Wall system shall be provided to fit the openings indicated on the Drawings and as follows:

    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs. Individual operable panels are available in widths up to 66 inches (1219 mm) and heights up to 96 inches (3048 mm). Contact manufacturer for sizes to fit your performance requirements.

  •  1. Height and Width:

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs.

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following paragraphs.

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select two of the following five glazing paragraphs. Laminated glass is required for Impact Rated Systems. Decorative mullions are optional.

  •  5. Glazing: Other

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select accessories required for project. Perimeter weather gaskets are standard.

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** 3 point lock set is standard. Select optional 5 point lock set system as required.

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Flushbolts are standard. Select optional two point locking handle as required.


  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The manufacturer will select the type of glazing for the project based on project location and performance requirements specified. Coordinate with glazing specified above.

  • * NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following when required.

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Verify with manufacturer if internal reinforcing is required based on framing material, structure, size and configuration.

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  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select all but one of the following aluminum finishes. If more than one finish is required, indicate the locations where each is to be used. Verify current standard colors available.

  • ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** If a custom color or a different type of finish is required, verify availability with manufacturer and enter a description below.
  •  S. Aluminum Finish:
  •  1. Aluminum Liquid Finish:
     2. Aluminum Powder Finish:
     3. Aluminum Anodized Finish:
     4. Wood Veneer:

  •  U. Metal Cladding:


    A. Fabricate components in accordance with approved shop drawings. Remove burrs and rough edges. Shop fabricate to greatest extent practicable to minimize field cutting, splicing, and assembly. Disassemble only to extent necessary for shipping and handling limitations. Install gaskets and tapes in factory.

    B. Welding:

    1. Comply with recommendations of American Welding Society.

    2. Grind exposed welds smooth and flush with adjacent surfaces before finishing; restore mechanical finish.

    ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following if internal reinforcing is required for this project.



    A. Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared..

    B. Verify openings are ready to receive work and dimensions and clearances are as indicated on the approved shop drawings.


    A. Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.

    B. Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.

    C. If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding. Work by Others. However, it is the installers responsibility to notify the Contractor and Architect if conditions are inappropriate for proper installation.


    A. Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.

    B. Install wall system in accordance with approved shop drawings and manufacturer's instructions.

    C. Separate dissimilar materials using nonconductive tape, paint, or other material not visible in finished work.

    D. Provide attachments and shims to permanently fasten system to building structure.

    E. Maintain dimensional tolerances and alignment with adjacent Work.

    F. Anchor securely in place, allowing for required movement, including expansion and contraction.

    G. Install glazing and sealants in accordance with manufacturer's instructions without exception, including surface preparations.

    H. Set sill members in bed of sealant. Set other members with internal sealants to provide weathertight construction..

    I. Install flashings, closures, corners, and other accessories as required or detailed.

    J. Clean surfaces and install sealant in accordance with sealant manufacturer's instructions and structure manufacturer's guidelines.


    A. Adjust hinge sets, locksets, and other hardware for proper operation. Lubricate using a suitable lubricant compatible with door and frame coatings.

    B. Remove temporary coverings and protection of adjacent work areas. Repair or replace damaged installed products. Clean installed products in accordance with manufacturer's instructions before owner's acceptance.

    C. Any abraded surface of the finish shall be cleaned and touched up with air dry paint, as approved and furnished by the window manufacturer, in a color to match factory applied finish.

    D. Remove from project site and legally dispose of construction debris associated with this work.

    E. Removable sill and head stop to provide for greater serviceability of hardware without the need to remove other panels.


    A. Protect installed products until completion of project.

    B. Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.

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