"Well if you open a casement to the the fully opened angle (for emergency exit), I think it could be safe to assume one doesn't care about the stress of the wind.
My point was you only need a small opening in a casement to get the…"
"As a DIY, I tore out the old casement windows, metal frame and all. Most of these old houses in our area (RC/NobHill) with the metal casement windows have some amount of fudge factor for adding/taking away plaster and stucco. But from…"
"Another question I have--Some time in the long-ago past, the porch was enclosed with concrete blocks, to enlarge the living room. Two very wide sliding aluminum windows, each about 84" by 335 1/2" were put in, most of the length of…"