Pivot windows are the basic type of roof window. They ensure a flow of fresh air and allow light into the room. These windows open only in a centre pivot method and can be rotated through 180 degrees and this function is used when cleaning the outer pane or operating the awning blind. Centre pivot windows can be equipped with both external and internal accessories.
Windows With Raised Axis of Rotation
The axis of rotation is situated above the centre of the window, so even a tall person can easily walk up to the window edge. Window ensures a very good illumintion and provides a wide view to the outside. The lower part of the sash fulfils a top hung window function and the upper part of the sash is an additional source of daylight. The only window on the market when installed in roofs with pitches 39º- 43º satisfies the requirements of DIN 5034-1 standard, according to which the bottom window edge has to be situated 95cm above the floor level and the top minimum 220 cm. Window with raised axis of rotation opens in centre pivot method and can be locked for cleaning at 160 degrees. Window can be equipped with internal and external accessries.
Top Hung and Pivot Windows
Top hung and pivot windows allow light and fresh air into the room, ensure unobstructed access to the window and a wide view to the outside through the open window.
They can be opened in two ways:
Side Hung Egress Window FWU
The side hung window enables safe and easy access to the roof and also acts as an escape window. A mechanism fitted in the top part of the window makes opening easier, holds the sash stable when opened and prevents it slamming shut accidentally. It increases the amount of light and allows fresh air into the room. The escape window is available in two versions, right opening (FWR) or left opening (FWL); the sash can be opened to 90 degrees. Side hung escape windows can be equipped with internal accessories the same as other roof windows.
An innovative, large window whose sashes when opened create a balcony. The upper sash opens steplessly upwards up to 45°, The lower sash can be tilted forward. In order to close it the locks located by the rails of the frame have to realesed.
Side safety barriers are integrated into the bottom sash and slide out during opening. When closing the the lower sash, balcony rails hide inside the window and are not visible above the roof surface. The window is operated by the handle located at the bottom of the upper sash.
The window features a multi-point locking system, without a traditional locking assembly. After turning the handle, the sash is locked at two sides of the frame.