In planning for windows, you can use materials such as glass, wood, Pvc, composite or alumunium. Because aluminium windows are lightweight, strong and easily formed into complex shapes, thus we present you this lightweight yet powerful application which provides a fine selection of alumunium windows photographs in order to help and inspire you in choosing your best windows for your house. There are plenty of ideas you can acquire from this application.
Windows make all the difference to the look and style of your home - not to mention the security of your biggest investment. You can consider the use of large glass areas not only in the living room but in any room of the house that can benefit from increased daylight, view, or heat gain from the sun. On the other hand, small window areas may serve several purposes well. A bedroom on a western exposure, for example, may employ a series of short, high windows that supply daylight, provide privacy, and yet keep the glass area on this exposure to a minimum so that the rays of the sun are not objectionable.
As a popular and economical frame choice, aluminium windows come in a wide variety of colours to match your home, but it's important to choose carefully as powder coated surfaces cannot be repainted.
The biggest disadvantage of aluminium windows is its poor thermal performance. It readily conducts heat, raising the U-value of the whole window unit. In hot climates aluminium windows easily conduct unwanted heat through the frame. In addition, the bigger or bulkier the frame, the more heat it absorbs, retains and projects. In cold climates, these frames can easily become cold enough to allow condensation or frost to form on inside surfaces.
This can mean having to wipe them every cold morning to reduce the risk of mould and water damage to curtains or blinds or even paintwork in severe cases.
Thermally enhanced frames, where the interior and exterior frame components are insulated from each other, can overcome these problems but they do come at a cost. Another method for reducing heat conduction is to use a composite frame - aluminium outside and timber inside.
Both the building and automotive industries are using more aluminium in their most forward-looking product solutions. In buildings, aluminium is playing a vital role through thermally efficient windows, curtain wall and fenestration systems. Automotive has its zero-energy vehicles while the building industry is working on zero-energy buildings. The latter are already being built with off-the-shelf technology using aluminium..
Aluminiums unique combination of strength and lightness enables frames, sashes and fittings to be neat and unobtrusive. Because the frames, rails and stiles can be finer than thoe made in wood, they allow maximum entry of light and provide unobstructed views. Aluminium doesnt require painting while its dimensional stability ensures years of trouble free operation. Aluminium windows and doors come powder coated in a range of colours to match your home, but its important to choose frame colors carefully as powder coated surfaces cannot be repainted.
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