Patent Number: 6,167,936

Title: Window assembly having rolling window screen assembly

Abstract: A window assembly is provided. The window assembly preferably includes a window frame including a pair of spaced-apart side frame members, an upper end frame member connected to the pair of side frame members along end portions thereof, and a lower end frame member connected to the pair of side frame members along end portions thereof. The lower frame member has a cavity formed therein extending substantially the length of the lower frame member, a cover member overlying the cavity, and an opening formed in the cover member. At least a pair of spaced-apart window guide tracks are provided each of which is connected to a respective one of the side frame members for guiding the opening and closing of a window. The window assembly also includes at least one window mounted to and positioned between the at least a pair of spaced-apart window guide tracks. The window assembly further includes a rolling screen assembly positioned in the cavity of the lower end frame member. The rolling screen assembly has a roller mounted within the cavity and a rolled screen mounted to the roller so that the screen extends and retracts on the roller. The rolled screen is also mounted to the at least one window so that the rolled screen extends and retracts through the opening in the top and is guided into position by the pair of window guide tracks.

Inventors: Stover; Jeffrey W. (Gastonia, NC), Ballard; Dwight L. (Gastonia, NC)

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International Classification: E06B 9/52 (20060101); E06B 9/66 (20060101); E06B 9/56 (20060101); E06B 9/54 (20060101); A47H 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018