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Vantage Smartwood Altair Louvre
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The Smartwood system can incorporate the Altair louvre system from Breezway, Australia. The Altair system is suitable for a wide range of residential applications in less exposed environments.

A 102mm (4 inch) or 152mm (6 inch) glass, aluminium or timber louvre blade can be used. The system is adequate in ‘high’ wind zones.

Scope of Use
  • Altair system is suitable for a wide range of residential applications in less exposed environments
  • Should be used with louvre weather bar system for optimum weather resistance
  • Need to be used in defined maximum sizes according to the wind exposure
Limitations on Use
  • For Altair blade length exceeding 800mm double control should be fitted
  • Fly screens may be possible with louvre windows depending on window recess position
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
  • Altair louvres have been extensively used in residential projects throughout New Zealand for more than 20 years
  • Widely used by homeowners, builders, Group home companies 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 2019
Manufacturer Contact List
Span Tables
Vantage Brochure
Vantage Care & Maintenance Brochure 2017
WGANZ Guide to E2/AS1
CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings
Vantage Smartwood Altair Louvre Horizontal & Vertical Details with Mullions


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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