SKU: alpha-reversible

Alpha Fully Reversible Frame

Description

The primary functions of this type of window is to facilitate ventilation and easy cleaning while also offering versatility in terms of how wide it can be opened. Single handle operation allows the sash to project outwards meeting a safety restriction point at 80mm, when disengaged the sash will fully rotate 180° and lock back into the safety restrictor allowing for safe cleaning of the external glass pane from the safety and comfort of your property.

Outward opening fully reversible windows offers a range of benefits, including ventilation flexibility, easy cleaning, space optimization, safety, energy efficiency, and sound insulation, making them a practical and popular choice for various building applications. here are some noted benefits:Ventilation Flexibility: The top swing mechanism allows the window to be opened outward from the top, enabling efficient ventilation. This configuration is particularly useful in areas where there are concerns about rain ingress or where there’s limited space outside for the window to swing fully open.

 

Easy Cleaning: Top swing fully reversible windows facilitate easy cleaning. The outward swing feature allows access to both sides of the glass from the inside of the building, eliminating the need for external cleaning equipment or risking safety by cleaning from outside.

Space Optimization: By opening outward, this type of window optimizes space utilization inside the building. It doesn’t encroach on internal space when opened, making it suitable for areas with limited room for window operation, such as tight corridors or small rooms.

Safety and Security: When closed and properly locked, the fully reversible window provides a secure barrier against intruders. The outward opening mechanism can also serve as an emergency exit route in case of fire or other emergencies, offering an additional level of safety.

Aesthetic Appeal: These windows can enhance the aesthetic appeal of a building with their sleek and modern design. They are available in various colours to complement different architectural aesthetics, adding to the overall visual appeal of both residential and commercial properties.

Energy Efficiency: When closed, top swing fully reversible windows provide effective insulation against heat loss or gain, contributing to energy efficiency in the building. Proper sealing and insulation mechanisms help maintain a comfortable indoor temperature, reducing the need for excessive heating or cooling.

Sound Insulation: The material properties of these windows also contribute to sound insulation, minimizing external noise intrusion and creating a quieter indoor environment.

Additional information

Product Range

Alpha

Glazing Thicknesses

Double = 26mm or Triple = 36mm

Sound Reduction

Rw 38dB Rw+Ctr 32dB

Water Tightness

Class 9A, EN12208

U Value's

0.8W/m²K up to 1.2W/m²K

Frame Dimensions

Depth: 105mm (timber) or 114mm (aluminium clad)
Minimum Width: 488mm
Maximum Width 2488mm
Minimum Height: 488mm
Maximum Height: 1588mm
Maximum Weight: 80kg
* Values shown above may be subject to change based on type of glazing selected

PAS24: 2016 Compliant

Yes

Accessories (Compatible)

Hoppe Tokyo Handle (F1)

Colours (Ironmongery)

Satin chrome, Polished chrome, Brass, White, Black

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SKU: alpha-reversible

Alpha Fully Reversible Frame

FAQ's

As standard we advise that you allow for approximately 8-10 weeks from signing off your order. To confirm our current lead times, give us a call on 01324 673250.

Most of our systems can be supplied with both double and triple glazing. However, in the majority of instances double glazing is the preferred option. For more information and to determine which is best for your project, please contact us to arrange an appointment with a consultant who can explain the main differences to you.

Secured by Design (SBD) is the official police security initiative that works to improve the security of buildings and their immediate surroundings to provide safe places to live.

SBD’s product-based accreditation scheme – the Police Preferred Specification – provides a recognised standard for all security products that can deter and reduce crime.  This includes domestic windows and doors, and the components within them such as locks, hinges etc.

Janex is a registered member of Secured by Design and many of our products have been tested to meet the demands of the standard.

A U-Value, in simple terms, indicates how well your window will be at retaining the internal heat within your property and preventing it from escaping to the outside.  U-Values are measured in Watts per square metre, or W/m2 K. The lower the U-Value number, the better the heat retention of the window. All new or replacement windows require a minimum U Value of 1.6 W/m2 K. 

Ask your Janex consultant for further details and they’ll be only too happy to help.

We offer composite timber front and back doors. There are many different styles, colours and specifications when it comes to choosing between these three products. We recommend speaking to one of our Janex consultants or visiting our showroom in order to understand the differences in more detail.

Yes, in most instances you will be able to choose a different colour on the inside of your product to the outside, so for example you could have white inside and red outside.  Or, yellow one side and black the next! A Janex consultant will be able to help you confirm your choice is available.

Replacing your old windows with new double or triple glazed windows will typically add value to your property. Not only do new windows look aesthetically pleasing to the eye they also increase the thermal efficiency in your home keeping you nice and toasty in winter and keep the heat out in the warmer months making double or triple glazed windows an essential decision factor to many potential purchasers.

It is very rare that you’ll need permission to replace your existing windows and doors. However, you will need to check to see if you are located in a conservation area as you may be restricted with what designs or materials you are allowed to use this may also be the case if your property is a listed building.

Absolutely! All of our windows and doors are made to measure and can be tailored to your requirements. This includes choosing from a range of colours, finishes and styles.

‘Engineered’ timber is the key to the strength and long-lasting properties of our windows and doors. It is created through a very old technique of layering wood sections with the grain of one section in the opposing direction to the grain of its neighbour.

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