Casement, Awning, and Picture Window Specifications

Unlike other generic, name-brand windows, Classic Casement windows are custom built specifically for your home or commercial building. The unique combination of quality, style, and energy efficiency results in the most elegant, longest lasting, and smoothest operating windows available. All Classic Casement windows are available in custom sizes as well as standard sizes. Together, these features make Classic Casement windows the premium choice for all of your residential and commercial projects.

Exterior: All Classic Casement windows and are constructed with a heavy gauge extruded aluminum exterior. The clad extrusion is an integral part of the window or window and not just a cosmetic cover, as with most other window brands. Unlike vinyl or roll-form (sheet aluminum) exteriors, Classic’s extruded aluminum exterior provides the strongest, longest lasting, and most durable barrier against the weather, cracking, and denting. The extrusion is fitted to the frame and sash with mitered corners and secured with stainless steel screws.

Frame: All Classic Casement windows are constructed from preservative-treated, clear-jointed pine. Cladded wood surfaces are primer painted to provide a superior water-repelling surface. Basic unit wall thickness is 3 inches with a 1-1/4 inch exterior projection from the nailing flange surface. The total overall thickness is 4-1/4 inches. Jamb extensions are available to accommodate virtually any wall construction.

Sash: All Classic Casement sashes are constructed with preservative-treated, clear pine wood. Cladded wood surfaces are primer painted to provide a superior water-repelling surface. The corners are secured with heavy mortise and tenon joints that provide superior strength and squareness to the sash for long-term stability, strength, and optimal window operation.

Glazing/Glass: All Classic Casement windows are standard glazed with an energy efficient, double pane (minimum 3/4 inch thick), insulating glass unit. With a minimum thickness of 1/8 inch, the extra thick glass panes provide maximum strength, noise reduction, and the longest life for the insulating glass unit. This provides an ideal combination of energy efficiency, durability, and long life. “R-Max” Low-E glass units are filled with argon gas and come standard on all Classic windows. These high performance glass units substantially reduce the number of sun rays that enter your home or building, thus reducing fading on your furniture and paint. All insulating glass units are sealed against the aluminum extrusion of the sash with a very strong glazing tape and then secured in place with a removable, interior wood stop. The removable wood stop allows the insulating glass unit to be easily replaced from the interior of the window. This will result in tremendous dollar savings should the glass ever be damaged or need to be replaced in the future.  Most other window companies require the entire sash or entire window be replaced and refinished in order to replace the glass.

Hardware: Classic Casement windows have extremely smooth and easy operation because they utilize Encore Dual Arm technology by Truth Hardware® (when applicable). White or bronze are the standard finishes, but other color options are available.

Weatherstripping: All Classic Casement windows incorporate an advanced dual weatherstripping system that provides you with a long-lasting, air-tight seal against air and water infiltration. The frame and window sash weatherstrip consists on an interior foam that prevents the weatherstrip from flattening out and allowing air and water leakage. The foam is wrapped with a resilient exterior covering to prevent the weatherstrip from rotting or becoming brittle with age. The window sash is provided with a secondary weatherstrip for additional protection from wind and water. The benefit of our unique weatherstripping system is maximum energy efficiency for your Casement windows.

Screens: The screen consists of a sturdy, aluminum, roll-formed frame with nylon corners, charcoal-colored mesh, and a full-width, integrated lift handle at the bottom of the screen. Screens colors are white or bronze to match the color of the window hardware.


Window Type Glass Type Air Infiltration U-Value R-Value
2040 Casement Low-E Insulating with Argon Gas 0.01 0.25 4.17
*NOTE: Classic Casement windows exceed all air, water, and structural performance requirements for Commercial Grade 50 classification required by the A.A.M.A.Y/N.W.W.D.A. 101/I.S. 2-97. ‘U’ and ‘R’ values are center of the glass calculations using Lawrence Berkeley Labs Window Software.
Note:  All specifications are for standard products only.  Any changes to standard products will change the specifications.

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