Basement Egress Windows
The term "egress" simply means a direct method of leaving a building, and an egress window code requires each bedroom in a home to have a direct exit available in the event of a fire or other emergency. If there are individual bedrooms in the basement, a separate egress window is required for each.
Egress windows need to open easily. It's common to require a renovation to install a basement egress window in your foundation. This may involve cutting the concrete and digging out the ground so that the window that meets Edmonton egress codes.