Louver Shutter Specification Wizard

Louver Shutter Specification Wizard

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Aeratis Custom Operable Shutters Specifications
SECTION 06 49 00
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Aeratis Porch Products, Inc.; PVC shutters.
This section is based on the products of Aeratis Porch Products, Inc., which is located at:
PO BOX 11087.
Chandler, AZ 85248
Tel: 888-676-1124
Fax: 408-907-5969
[Click Here] for additional information about historically accurate, operable PVC shutters


** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.

  1. Exterior shutters.
  2. Exterior shutter hardware.

** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.

  1. Section 06 10 00 – Rough Carpentry.
  2. Section 06 20 00 – Finish Carpentry.
  3. Section 09 90 00 – Painting and Coating.
    1. Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 – Administrative Requirements.
    2. Product Data: Manufacturer’s data sheets on each product to be used, including:
      1. Preparation instructions and recommendations.
      2. Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
      3. Installation methods.
    3. Shop Drawings: Include detailed drawings showing complete dimensions, all materials, and hardware.
    1. Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in the fabrication of solid extruded PVC, with not less than 10 years of experience.
    2. Installer Qualifications: Minimum 2 years of experience installing similar products.
    1. Deliver, store, and handle in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations.

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

  1. Substitutions: Not permitted.
  2. Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 – Product Requirements.
    1. ASTM D792: Standard Test Methods for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Plastics by Displacement.
    2. ASTM D1761: Standard Test Methods for Mechanical Fasteners in Wood.
    3. ASTM D6109: Standard Test Methods for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastic Lumber and Related Products.
    4. ASTM D6341: Standard Test Method for Determination of the Linear Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of Plastic Lumber and Plastic Lumber Shapes Between -30 and 1400F (34.4 and 600C).
    5. ASTM D7031: Standard Guide for Evaluating Mechanical and Physical Properties of Wood-Plastic Composite Products.

** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** These authentic PVC shutters are appropriate for restoring vintage homes or public buildings, or dressing up newly constructed houses. Functional hardware creates and authentic installation for historic accuracy and a touch of elegance. Delete if not required.

** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Limited Lifetime warranty shutter – All you will ever need. Delete if not required.

  1. Shutter Type: {Shutter_Type:1}
    1. Species: Solid Extruded PVC.
    2. Construction: Butt Joints with extended fasteners and construction adhesive.
    3. Quantity: {Number_Louver_Shutters:5}

** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Indicate shutter size. Available in 1/2 inch increments.

  1. Shutter Height: {shutter_height:6}
  2. Shutter Width: {shutter_width:8}
  3. Side Stile Thickness: 1-3/8 inches.
  4. Side Stile Width: 2-7/8 inches.
  5. Top Rail Width: 2-3/4 inches.
  6. Center Rail Width: 2-3/4 inches.
  7. Bottom Rail Width: 4-1/2 inches.

** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the two options below for cross rail location. For second option indicate desired location. Delete location not required.

  1. Mid-Rail Location: {midrail_place:10}
  2. Mid-Rail Location: {midrail_location:11}
  3. Louvers: 1-5/8 x 3/8 inches.
  4. Target Spacing: 1-3/8 inches on center.

** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select required options. Delete options not required.

  1. False Tilt Rod: {tilt_rod:15}
  2. Mouse Holes: {mouse_holes:16}
  3. Horns on Bottom: {horns:26}


** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select finish required. Delete finishes not required.

  1. Unfinished, for field finishing.
  2. Raw and ready to paint or Job-site Painted:
    • Shutter Finish: {Shutter_Finish:17}
    • Detailed Finish if Specified: {finish_details:18}

** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Lifetime Warranted Shutter. The last shutter they will need to purchase. Delete if not required.

  1. Exterior Hardware: Items in black come with Aeratis Shutters if other hardware is needed

** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select required hardware. Delete hardware items not required.

  1. Heavy Duty NY Offsets Hinge and Pintle Sets.
  2. Heavy Duty NY Separates HD NY “L” Hinges.
  3. Heavy Duty NY Separates Plate Pintles.
  4. HD NY Center Hinges..
  5. Traditional “S” Hold.
      1. Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
      2. If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
      1. Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
      1. Install in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, approved submittals, and in proper relationship with adjacent construction. Install plumb and level.
      2. Install hardware uniformly and precisely. Set hinges snug and flat. Adjust and align hardware so moving parts operate freely.
      1. Protect installed products until completion of project.
      2. Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.


Architect Information:
{architect (Last):20.6} {architect (First):20.3}
{address (Street Address):25.1}
{address (City):25.3},{address (State / Province):25.4}, {address (ZIP / Postal Code):25.5}

Project Identifier:  {project:23}
Project Location: {location:24}