Casement windows are very popular because they are energy efficient, safe and easy to operate. Casement windows can have one pannel or even up to 6 panels. They are also found in bay and bow windows ..They are equipped with double and triple thermo glass as well as laminated glass for better sound proofing and thermal insulation.Embellishments such as grilles can often be seen in these types of windows. They offer a great deal of versatility with regards to styling. The screen for this window is inside.
hinged to the right or left to open outwards
open like doors to a 90 degree angle
the non hinged side locks securely with latches
is operated by the turn of a crank in an operating mechanism
these windows crank open ,. They do no slide up or down or sideways
double lock mechanism makes it a secure window
they allow for great ventilation. they can be opened at an angle to direct breezes into a room
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Glass is a critical component in the performance of of a window. Thermo glass is coated with Low E and double and triple glass thermos are filled with Argon gas ..These specialty Low E Argon windows provide a marked improvement in thermal insulation and thus greater energy savings, and in acoustic insulation as well.
Standards for energy efficiency for windows have been put in place to ensure that windows perform well in our climate. Energy Star certification is one such standard. Note however that they are not the only energy efficient windOws. Windows can be very energy efficient even if they do not come with this certification. In addition other factors can affect the energetic performance of your home including the number of windows in the house, the climate, the orientation of the house, the quality of the glazing and the materials used to manufacture the window. Consult with us for more information about Energy Star certified windows and our other products.
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Aluminum profiles are very strong and durable.. Illustration 1 is typical of the profiles used to manufacture casement and awning windows. Illustration 1 is a profile typically used to manufacture double and triple- paned thermo casement and awning windows Their main features: