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In response to 'Another missed window of opportunity' (AJ letters 31.3.05), Giovanna Forte asks: 'Is there another AJ reader out there who can tell me why window manufacturers can't sort this out?' She was referring to the line of opening lights in glazing not lining through with the fixed lights.

The answer is they can if the specification is right. I don't know why, but architects seem to enjoy drawing glazing accentuating the opening light by not lining it with the adjacent fixed light. I don't, and I doubt anyone could guess which are the opening lights from pictures of my house.

Richard Harrington, chief executive, Nightingale Associates

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