Awning windows are hinged at the top and you can use this to your advantage. An Awning window can be left partly open for ventilation while it’s raining with little risk to water penetration, within reason. An Awning window tends to draft out more air than it draws to the interior. Most people use a combination of Awnings and casements through out their home, allowing varied ventilation in different rooms.
The hinging of a venting window can be a factor in the window configuration, and therefore the home appearance. For security purposes awning windows have snap-in glazing on the inside as well as two multipoint levers for locking.
- Fusion-welded frame and sash corners add strength and prevent air infiltration.
- Separated multi-chambered design gives better insulation value, greater strength, better drainage and prevents condensation.
- Triple co-extruded weather-strip sealing system.
- Top-mounted sash hinge allows 45° opening from bottom.
- Interior glazing system with co-extruded flexible seal on sash eliminates leaks.
- Drainage channels located in front of exterior weather stripping sash so they don’t spoil view from interior.
- Removable overlap internal screen allows for easy cleaning.
- Double multi-point locking system creates a tight seal providing greater security.
- 3/4” insulated double-strength glass with ultra dual warm edge seal for optimal energy efficiency.
- Truth MaximTM system hardware gives years of smooth, reliable opening and closing.