Scandinavian windows (outward opened)
Scandinavian windows (opened outward) is a typical system of windows frame joinery used in Danish, Swedish and Norwegian areas. It is used in housing industry in new buildings as well as in renovation of older buildings.
Various opening types: casement (side hung), swing (top swing projecting), reversible (top swing) vertically and horizontally.
As the standard 2-pane glass-units are used and 3-pane glass-units as an option.
Standard: bent profiled handle inside.
Options: handle with a key, closing with the hooks.
- vary good tightness of a window (the wind blows on the sash from outside and presses it to the frame);
- does not take a room’s space (allows for using e.g. an internal sill);
- available in many opening options – depending on a user’s needs;
- interesting functions of window’s utility;
- the construction of some types of Scandinavian windows allows it to reverse the sash by 170 degrees, and thus for cleaning the external side of the window from inside;
- limited dimensions of a sash
- impossible to use tilt & turn opening
- difficult to clean a window from inside of a room (concerns side hung windows)
Dedicated profiles in PVC and aluminium.