Modern Aluminium Windows Meet All RequirementsPublished on 29th November 2018
Aluminium windows are slimmer than ever before, thanks to the continuing hard work of industry design teams, such as those here at Apropos.
For instance, the super slender aluminium windows now offered by Apropos measure just 43mm to the outer frame.
As our design engineer Brian Britch, explains, “Our aluminium windows adhere to a similar ratings system to that which is used for white goods such as washing machines. The system incorporates two main measurements; a U-value and an energy rating.
“Our excellent ratings for our modern aluminium windows are achieved by fitting specially engineered polyamide thermal breaks, which separate the inner and outer faces of the aluminium thereby eliminating cold spots in the aluminium windows.
“The internal glass of our aluminium windows has a special low emissivity coating reflecting heat back into the room whilst the outer pane of our aluminium windows is a special low iron glass helping to improve solar heat gain. In addition to this, we fill the cavity between the panes of glass in our aluminium windows with 90 per cent argon gas and the perimeter of the sealed unit has a special warm edge spacer bar eliminating cold edges to the glass of the aluminium windows.
“Such a system means the polyester powder coated frames of our aluminium windows can be extremely thin, measuring only 43mm in height.”
Apropos’ aluminium windows are available in a large range of RAL colours with different glass options to suit any project. Configurations for the Apropos’ aluminium windows include fixed, side hung and off the top hung – and now we also offer a brand new, innovatly designed parallel hinged window option which provides the perfect solution to modern living.
More and more homeowners are waking up to the potential of slimline aluminium windows, and the increased light they bring to a property – not to mention the additional value they will add to your property.Return to Blog