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Residential ThermalHEART Awning & Casement Windows
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Description

Residential ThermalHEART have a strong 46mm platform ensures robust performance and suitability in a wide range of wind exposures. Awning and casement windows have pocket glazed sashes with sloped or square beads available for fixed lights.

All product profiles including mullions, transoms and 90, 135 and variable angle corner posts are thermally broken.

Key Features
  • For mainstream residential use
  • Thermal efficiency achieved through a thermal break in aluminium profiles — a glass fibre-reinforced nylon (polyamide) interlayer
  • Designed to be used in conjunction with double glazing for a fully effective barrier system
  • Standard glass panel thickness of 24mm, but maximum 32mm available
  • No condensation collector included in frame — option is available
  • Ideal for those projects where conformity with the energy efficiency requirements of NZ Building Code Clause H1 is a design difficulty issue
  • Facing sash used for optimum weather protection.

 

Scope of Use
  • Ideal for those projects where conformity with the energy efficiency requirements of NZ Building Code Clause H1 is a design difficulty issue
  • 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
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 ThermalHEART 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
  • Launched in 2011
  • Widely used in residential projects throughout New Zealand 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

 

Documents
Data Sheet
Span Tables
Altherm Care, Maintenance & Warranty Brochure (with AGP)

2020

Full Specification
Specification Clause
Specifier Guide
WGANZ Guide to E2/AS1
Altherm Design Brochure

2020

AGP Cleaning & Maintenance
AGP Condensation Guide
AGP Visual Quality of Glass
APL and Sustainability

2019

Manufacturer Contact List
CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings
Altherm Residential Thermal Heart Awning Window Mullion / Transom Options

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Altherm Residential Thermal Heart Awning Window Bead Options

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Altherm Residential Thermal Heart Awning Window 90º Corner Window, Facet Window

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Installation Details
Altherm Residential ThermalHeart Awning Window on Board & Batten

ATAWBB

Altherm Residential ThermalHeart Awning Window on Brick Veneer

ATAWBV

Altherm Residential ThermalHeart Awning Window on Bevelback Weatherboard

ATAWBW

Altherm Residential ThermalHeart Awning Window on Flat Sheet

ATAWFS

Altherm Residential ThermalHeart Awning Window on No Cladding

ATAWNC

Altherm Residential ThermalHeart Awning Window on Profile Metal

ATAWPM

Altherm Residential ThermalHeart Awning Window on Rusticated Weatherboard

ATAWRW

Altherm Residential ThermalHeart Awning Window on Stucco

ATAWST

BIM
Altherm Residential Thermal Heart Awning Window
Altherm Residential Thermal Heart Awning Window 90° Corner
Altherm Residential Thermal Heart Awning Window Corner Option
Altherm Residential Thermal Heart Awning Window with Sidelight
Altherm Residential Thermal Heart Awning Window with Underlight
APL Residential ThermalHeart Awning Window with Mullion and Transom

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