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APL Architectural Series Awning & Casement Windows
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Description

Opening sashes are non-facing, lying flush with the frame for enhanced aesthetics. Matching depth window frames and hinged and sliding door frames allow a continuous edge on the inside when products are coupled together. 

Sashes and fixed lights are bead glazed externally on all sides for glass thicknesses of 4-28mm.

Key Features
  • A high performance series of windows and doors ideal for architecturally designed houses and apartments
  • Can achieve tall heights and wide spans and has been designed for suitability for Extra High wind zones and Specific Design applications
  • The window frame is available in two options, 106mm and 158mm, which couple with adjoining door frames for a continuous interior edge 
  • Awning and casement sashes have a flush, non-facing sash
  • Frames have facing adaptors which allow 25mm of weather cover if desired
  • Mullions and transoms have stiffening boxes which project to the interior
  • Two–point espagnolette locking available
Scope of Use
  • Suitable for the full spectrum of residential environments in standard or large formats. 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
  • Designed for suitability for Extra High wind zones and Specific Design applications
  • Can achieve tall heights and wide spans
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
  • Launched in 2004
  • Design upgrades regularly released
  • 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
Documents
Data Sheet
Span Tables
First Care & Maintenance Brochure

2017

Producer Statement / Warranty

2017

Full Specification
Specification Clause
Specifier Guide
WGANZ Guide to E2/AS1

1 August 2019

APL and Sustainability

2019

Manufacturer Contact List
CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings
FIRST APL Architectural Series Awning window 106mm Frame

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FIRST APL Architectural Series Awning Window 158mm Frame

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Installation Details
FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Awning Window on Board and Batten

ASAW106BB

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Awning Window on Brick Veneer

ASAW106BV

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Awning Window on Bevelback Weatherboard

ASAW106BW

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Awning Window on Flat Sheet

ASAW106FS

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Awning Window on No Cladding

ASAW106NC

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Awning Window on Profile Metal

ASAW106PM

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Awning Window on Rusticated Weatherboard

ASAW106RW

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Awning Window on Stucco

ASAW106ST

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Awning Window on Board and Batten

ASAW158BB

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Awning Window on Brick Veneer

ASAW158BV

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Awning Window on Bevelback Weatherboard

ASAW158BW

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Awning Window on Flat Sheet

ASAW158FS

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Awning Window on No Cladding

ASAW158NC

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Awning Window on Profile Metal

ASAW158PM

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Awning Window on Rusticated Weatherboard

ASAW158RW

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Awning Window on Stucco

ASAW158ST

BIM
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FIRST APL 158mm Architectural Series Awning Window, Sash / Fixed
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