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Smartwood Sliding Windows
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Smartwood sliding windows use the sliding door frame but have a smaller bottom rail in keeping with the context. The complete door system can be used when large spans are required.

Continuous sightlines are possible across adjoining fixed lights if desired.

Key Features
  • The Smartwood sliding window system uses the sliding door frame with smaller panel rails
  • Bi-parting sliding windows offer wide opening
  • Stacking configurations are available using the sliding door profiles
  • Exterior sliding system
  • Smartwood windows have an interior timber facing for aesthetic appeal and a hard wearing aluminium exterior
  • A variety of wood types available
  • A PVC thermal insulator between the aluminium and timber cladding prevents condensation transfer and enhances thermal performance


Sliding Windows
Scope of Use
  • Suitable for most residential environments
  • Need to be used in defined maximum sizes according to the wind exposure 
Limitations on Use
  • Consider the ease of reaching to the window catch if the sliding panel is placed beyond a bench
  • Narrow stiles and large glass expanses maximise views in the closed 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
  • Launched in 1997
  • Some design upgrades implemented
  • Widely used by homeowners, 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
  • Smartwood products need sealing after installation with an appropriate finish e.g. oiled, varnished, stained or painted; regular care and restoration recommended
  • Aluminium 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


Data Sheet
Span Tables
Vantage Care, Maintenance & Warranty Brochure (with AGP)


Specifier Guide
Vantage on Masterspec
Manufacturer Contact List
WGANZ Guide to E2/AS1

1 August 2019

Vantage Brochure
AGP Cleaning & Maintenance
AGP Condensation Guide
AGP Visual Quality of Glass
APL and Sustainability


CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings
Vantage Smartwood Sliding Window Cross Section


Vantage Smartwood Sliding Window Cross Section


Vantage Smartwood Sliding Window with Sightline Adaptor Cross Section


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