Basement Windows Egress Calgary
Laws for Basement Bedroom Windows220.127.116.11. Window Opening into a Window-Well 1) Where a window required in Article 18.104.22.168. opens into a window-well, a clearance of not less than 550 mm shall be provided in front of the window. 2) Where the sash of a window referred to in Sentence (1) swings towards the window well, the operation of the sash shall not reduce the clearance in a manner that would restrict escape in an emergency. 3) Where a protective enclosure is installed over the window well referred to in Sentence (1), the enclosure shall be openable from the inside without the use of keys, tools or special knowledge of the opening mechanism.
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