The Anatomy of Casement Windows That You should Know
Casement windows of Encraft are designed to suit any window replacement thereby giving maximum flexibility for fabricators and clients alike. However, before buying casement windows for your home or office you should know the basic anatomy of the casement window to know their advantages or benefits. Casement windows increase the efficiency of your homes as well as workplaces by keeping the room warmer during the winters and cooler during the summers.
Casement windows from Encraft change your space by making every room brighter in addition to adding value to your property. There are certain terms (parts) of casement windows that you should be familiarized with to understand the anatomy of these windows. Some of these terms include-
Non movable or fixed portion of the window/door attached to the wall and to which the sash is assembled.
Sash is the moveable part of the window/door that holds the glass in place.
Profile which holds the glass or any other partition material.
Window with casements in at least two layers that operate independently.
Profile used within the frame, vertically, in a frame and/or sash.
Material added to individual sash or frame members to increase strength and/or stiffness.
Weather Pile Strip
Strip designed to reduce air infiltration and water penetration.
An espagnolette is a locking device, normally mounted on the vertical frame of a casement window/door. A handle or knob is connected to a metal rod mounted to the surface of the frame, about a metre above the floor
The above-mentioned anatomic terms of Encraft casement windows will help you in understanding your requirements for casement windows to decide on the best style for your home or office.