Minnesota building codes often require updating the original smaller basement window with a larger version for lower level occupancy.
The larger window offers the benefits of much more light to create the visual impression of space and the much faster, easier opening to negotiate for escaping the premises in an emergency.
Glass Block Windows
Installing glass block windows offers optimum security against break in, daylight illumination and privacy without having to bother with opening and closing curtains. The center ventilation insert closes to be a storm window or opens for fresh air with a screen.