Product News: Architectural and Civil Engineering Products
Projected Windows are offered in low-profile version.
Press Release Summary:
January 9, 2008 - Low Profile (LP) hopper, awning, casement, or fixed windows are AAMA AW-60 rated and feature 2.5, 3.5, and 4.5 in. frame depths with polyurethane thermal barrier. Depending on glass/frame combination, windows achieve 0.34-0.68 U-Factor and can be labeled for National Fenestration Rating Council energy performance. Operable windows present seasonal opportunity for natural ventilation and air-conditioning energy savings when included as part of facility's HVAC design.
Original Press Release
Advantage Wausau Adds New Low Profile to Its Popular Projected Windows
Press release date: December 20, 2007
Created to offer increased daylighting, lower U-Factor, and wider view, the new, narrow sightlines match with Wausau's most popular products and configurations. Extending the windows' functionality and design appeal, these products also can be specified with custom finishes and accessories such as muntin grids.
Successfully tested to meet stringent code requirements, the new Low Profile windows are AAMA AW-60 rated and feature 2.5-, 3.5- and 4.5-inch frame depths with polyurethane thermal barrier. Depending on the glass/frame combination, the windows' achieve 0.34-0.68 U-Factor and can be labeled for National Fenestration Rating Council energy performance.
Operable windows also present a seasonal opportunity for natural ventilation and air-conditioning energy savings when included as part of a facility's HVAC design. These benefits, along with daylight and outside views, also are recognized by the LEED® Green Building Rating System(TM) as contributing to a building's energy efficient and environmentally sound design. Enhancing these qualities, aluminum products may be specified with recycled content and can be finished on request with liquid paints composed of up to 100% post-industrial waste, or powder paint and anodize finishes specified as VOC-free coatings.
In addition to contributing to sustainable goals, Wausau's new Low Profile windows comply with commercial building criteria for the Pacific Northwest region and California's uniform school districts' requirements. A popular choice among schools, hospitals and other projects with tight timeframes and limited budgets, all of its projected windows are part of the Advantage by Wausau offering. This means they are competitively priced, available on an accelerated delivery schedule, and backed with an industry-leading warranty of up to 10 years.
Product descriptions, architectural details, AutoCAD files, specifications and technical guides for the Low Profile projected window options - and for all of Wausau's windows, doors, specialty glazing and cladding products, and curtainwall systems - can be found online at www.WausauWindow.com.
Nationally recognized for its innovative expertise, Wausau Window and Wall Systems is an industry leader in engineering window and curtainwall systems for commercial and institutional construction applications. For 50 years, Wausau has worked closely with architects, building owners and contractors to realize their vision for aesthetic beauty and lasting value, while striving to maintain the highest level of customer service, communication and overall satisfaction. Wausau is a part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., a publicly held, U.S. corporation.