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Residential Awning & Casement Windows
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Description

A flat-face frame gives a clean and contemporary architectural look. The 35mm platform ensures robust performance and suitability in a wide range of wind exposures. Awning and casement windows have bead-glazed or pocket-glazed options with possible maximum IGU thickness of 24mm.

Specialist product options are available including passive ventilation features, French casement formats, replacement frames and chair frames.

Key Features
  • For mainstream residential use
  • Squared off frame and no grooves or die lines on sashes and frames for a clean, contemporary appearance
  • A strong frame with a 35mm platform for high performance
  • Bead-glazed or pocket-glazed options with possible maximum IGU thickness of 24mm
  • Condensation collected in a channel
  • Three passive ventilation options with windows closed — Sashvent, Aerovent and Ventient.
  • Two–point espagnolette locking available
  • Three frame options — standard frame, replacement frame and chair frame
Scope of Use
  • Awning windows provide versatile ventilation with a good degree of weather protection
  • Casements can direct breezes inside and have a traditional aesthetic
  • Need to be used in defined maximum sizes according to the wind exposure
  • Can be used for sun shading, windbreak, privacy and as an architectural feature
Limitations on Use
  • Care needed if projecting on to walkways and decks. Restrictor stays can limit opening in such situations
  • Restrictors will be needed to conform to NZBC F4 'Safety from falling' if windows open on to a drop of 1m or more 
  • Consider a horizontal sliding window to protect walkways
  • Caution is required for the use of casements which open directly into prevailing winds
  • Casements beyond benches may have top fasteners that are hard to reach 
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Designed, tested and manufactured to meet NZS 4211: Performance of Windows, and NZS 4233:  Glazing in Buildings, Parts 1-4
  • Designed and tested to conform to NZ Building Code, including Clause E2.
In-Service History
  • Extensively used in residential projects throughout New Zealand for more than 40 years with continuous design upgrades
  • Widely used by homeowners, builders, Group home builders and specifiers.
Other Performance Attributes
  • Window and door warranty provided under normal conditions of use against failure of materials and workmanship for a period of five years
  • Surface finish is covered by a separate performance warranty dependent on the actual finish selected
  • A hardware/componentry warranty is offered against defects in manufacturing, functionality and surface finish for a period of five years, provided care and maintenance guidelines have been followed.
E2 External Moisture compliant
External Moisture
Documents
Data Sheet
Span Tables
Producer Statement / Warranty

2017

Altherm Care & Maintenance Brochure

2017

Specifier Guide
Full Specification
Specification Clause
WGANZ Guide to E2/AS1
Manufacturer Contact List
APL and Sustainability

2019

CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings

AAW

Altherm Residential Awning Window Beaded Sash and Espagnolette Sash

AAW01-0

Altherm Residential Awning Window Double Glazing, Vented and Aerovent Sash

AAW02-0

Altherm Residential Awning Window, Ventient

AAW03-0

Altherm Residential Awning Window Replacement Frame and Chair Frame

AAW04-0

Altherm Residential Awning Window 90º & 135º Corner Posts and Liner Adaptor

AAW05-0

Altherm Residential Casement Window and French Casement Window, D/G Sash & Fixed Light

AAW06-0

Installation Details
Altherm Residential Awning Window on Board & Batten

ARAWBB

Altherm Residential Awning Window on Brick Veneer

ARAWBV

Altherm Residential Awning Window on Bevelback Weatherboard

ARAWBW

Altherm Residential Awning Window on Flat Sheet

ARAWFS

Altherm Residential Awning Window on No Cladding

ARAWNC

Altherm Residential Awning Window on Profile Metal

ARAWPM

Altherm Residential Awning Window on Rusticated Weatherboard

ARAWRW

Altherm Residential Awning Window on Stucco

ARAWST

BIM
Altherm Awning Window Aerovent - Two Panels
Altherm Awning Window Single Panel
Altherm Awning Window Two Panels

2019

Altherm Awning Window Ventient - Two Panels
Altherm Awning Window with Underlight
Altherm Casement Window Two Panels
Altherm Corner Awning Window

Altherm Window Systems produce windows and doors with a recognised tradition of design excellence.

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