How to Choose Aluminium Frame Systems
A window or a door should allow the entrance of natural light;, as well as satisfy the need for insulation, security and interior space functionality, while offering an acceptable quality-to-cost ratio.
An individual should take into account the climatic conditions of the building site, as well as its architectural style. Careful consideration should be given to the appropriate window system and type. For instance, an economical system hae more design restrictions compared to a high performance one.
Characteristics of frame system types
- Opening Systems
- Sliding Systems
They offer effective insulation, high safety ang they are available in avariety of types and typologies. They support glazing, insect screens, shutters or external rolls. The span reaches the whole system opening dimentions, but needs a big interior space in order to be functional. It seems that are mostly used in South Europe and mainly placed in individual and rural residences, as well as in special constructions. They are also an ideal choice for replacing old wooden frames or for traditional style constructions. Moreover, they are available with or withouy thermal isolation. Compared with sliding aluminium systems they offer unlimited applications and solutions. They also incorporate a lot of accessories and mechanisms, covering each particular requirement, thus being priced higher.
Space economy is the basic advantage of these systems. Thus, they are mainly used in mass constructions, where space economy is a necessity. Current lines are fully adapted to the market needs and offer high sound reduction and heat insulation attributes. They also suppori glazing, insect screens, shutters or external rolls. They can either been embodied in the wall (offering the full extent of the opening) or placed externally. They can also be double-folded in the centre of the opening, or parallel moving one on top of the other or multi-door with proportional operation.