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Metro Series Awning & Casement Windows
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Description

A non-facing sash is used as standard to enhance the range aesthetics emphasising clean, flat surfaces for a modern appearance. Double glazing to a maximum 28mm thickness can be used.

Mullions and transoms offer a choice of stiffening fins projecting internally of externally depending on window span and aesthetic considerations.

Key Features
  • A versatile, high performance product range based on a unified and contemporary design approach
  • Occupies an intermediate position between Vantage Residential and the APL Architectural Series
  • Awning and casement sashes have a facing option and a flush, non-facing option
  • Facing sashes available in three performance grades
  • Mullions with external fins or internal boxes available
  • Two–point espagnolette locking available
Scope of Use
  • Suitable for most residential environments in larger sizes
  • 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 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 2006
  • 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
Producer Statement / Warranty

2017

Vantage Care & Maintenance Guide

2017

Specifier Guide
Manufacturer Contact List
WGANZ Guide to E2/AS1

1 August 2019

Vantage Brochure
APL and Sustainability

2019

CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings
Vantage Metro Series Awning Window and Espagnolette Sash

VMAW01-0

Vantage Metro Series Awning Window External Fin Mullion / Transom

VMAW02-0

Vantage Metro Series Awning Window Internal Box Mullion / Transom

VMAW03-0

Vantage Metro Series Awning Window 90º Corner Window, Facet Window

VMAW04-0

Vantage Metro Series Awning Window Vented Sash and Aerovent

VMAW05-0

Vantage Metro Awning Window Ventient

VMAW06-0

Installation Details
Vantage Metro Series Awning Window on Batten and Board

MSAWBB

Vantage Metro Series Awning Window on Brick Veneer

MSAWBV

Vantage Metro Series Awning Window on Bevelback Weatherboard

MSAWBW

Vantage Metro Series Awning Window on Flat Sheet

MSAWFS

Vantage Metro Series Awning Window on No Cladding

MSAWNC

Vantage Metro Series Awning Window on Profile Metal

MSAWPM

Vantage Metro Series Awning Window on Rusticated Weatherboard

MSAWRW

Vantage Metro Series Awning Window on Stucco

MSAWST

BIM
Vantage Metro Series Awning Sash / Fixed
Vantage Metro Series Awning Window
Vantage Metro Series Casement Sash / Fixed

Vantage Windows & Doors supplies modern aluminium profiles as one of the national brands of APL Window Solutions, New Zealand’s largest window systems company.

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