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Vantage Residential Greenhouse Windows

Designed to increase interior light and space, greenhouse windows project from a wall and generally have a sloped glass top and a bench base.

They are usually ventilated with tall awning windows on the side facets.

Key Features
  • For mainstream residential use
  • Greenhouse, box and bay windows all project from the wall of a house
  • Greenhouse windows normally have a sloped glass top while a box window is capped by the eaves
  • All three formats can be ventilated with a choice of awning, casement or sliding windows
  • Full height bays can incorporate doors, including French doors and sliders
  • Glass block windows are available using an 80mm-thick block
  • The glass block system has 90º or 135º corner posts available 
Scope of Use
  • Greenhouse, box and bay windows are a practical window format in standard residential environments for providing extra space and light
  • Box windows can be formed as corner units
  • Need to be used in defined maximum sizes according to the wind exposure


Limitations on Use
  • Greenhouse windows can admit generous sunlight so customised window shades or blinds may be advisable
  • The inclusion of opening sashes is recommended for ventilation
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
Specifier Guide
Vantage Brochure
Vantage Care & Maintenance Brochure 2017
WANZ Guide to E2/AS1
CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings
Vantage Residential Greenhouse Window Cross Section


Vantage Residential Greenhouse Window Cross Section


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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