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Vantage Residential Awning and Casement Windows

A strong frame with a 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
  • A strong frame with a 35mm platform for high performance
  • Bead-glazed or pocket-glazed options with possible maximum IGU thickness of 24mm
  • No grooves or die lines on sashes and frames for a clean, contemporary appearance
  • Condensation collected in a channel
  • Two passive ventilation options — Aerovent and Sashvent with windows closed
  • 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


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 
  • Can be used for sun shading, wind break, privacy and Architectural feature
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


Product Assurance
Data Sheet
Producer Statement
Other Literature
APL and Sustainability 2017
Manufacturer Contact List
Span Tables
Specifier Guide
Vantage Brochure
Vantage Care & Maintenance Brochure 2017
WANZ Guide to E2/AS1
CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings


Vantage Residential Awning Window Beaded and Espagnolette Sash Option


Vantage Residential Awning Window Double Glazed Sash, Vented & Aerovent Sash


Vantage Residential Awning Window Replacement Frame & Chair Frame


Vantage Residential Awning Window 90º and 135º Corner Posts and Liner Adapter


Vantage Residential Casement Window and French Casement Window D/G Sash and Fixed


Installation Details
Vantage Residential Awning Window on Board and Batten


Vantage Residential Awning Window on Brick Veneer


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Vantage Residential Awning Window on Flat Sheet


Vantage Residential Awning Window on No Cladding


Vantage Residential Awning Window on Profile Metal


Vantage Residential Awning Window on Rusticated Weatherboard


Vantage Residential Awning Window on Stucco


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