Modern glazing systems serve several functions, protecting spaces from precipitation, wind, and dust, while also serving as a decorative element for building facades and providing additional thermal insulation.
Most window manufacturers offer uPVC (unplasticized polyvinyl chloride) structures known for their good performance, but they lack the variety in colors and configurations.
An alternative to uPVC and wooden frames is the use of European aluminium windows. Since the late 1990s, the production of aluminium windows has been growing and evolving in Europe. The initial models outperformed their uPVC counterparts in many aspects but lagged in energy efficiency. However, with the advent of new energy-efficient window systems, aluminum windows rapidly gained popularity, gradually displacing traditional solutions. This is particularly true in the premium and mid-range segments, where aluminum profile windows occupy leading positions.
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Windows from European profiles: Uncompromising Quality and Practicality
The modern history of stylish, functional, and practical glazing solutions for residential and commercial properties begins with European aluminum profiles. Leaders in the premium segment include Schuco windows (Germany) and Reynaers windows (Belgium). Their products have gained popularity due to high window quality, durability, aesthetic appeal, and a wide range of ready-made solutions. For example, Schuco windows offer a broad product line for both classic and panoramic glazing, including sliding doors based on aluminum profiles that allow for solutions of varying complexity for the entrances of residential and commercial spaces.
A quality alternative to elite German products is provided by Ponzio windows (Poland) and Aluprof windows (Poland). They offer nearly identical quality but at a lower cost. For instance, the Polish aluminum window manufacturer Aluprof provides a wide range of glazing systems, including classic casement windows, models with concealed sashes, ventilation windows, and sliding aluminum systems.
Advantages of Aluminum Window Systems
Why do glazing systems based on European aluminum profiles outperform their uPVC and wooden frame counterparts? Here are their main advantages:
- Reliability: Metal has increased mechanical strength, allowing for the installation of massive double-glazed windows. The sashes of such windows do not sag (compared to uPVC), eliminating the need for additional adjustments every year or two.
- Perfect solution for panoramic glazing: Aluminum profile-based constructions do not require reinforcement and protection against deformations in the form of additional frames with a cross in the center (as seen in PVC systems). The result is frameless windows and a breathtaking panoramic view.
- Durability: Aluminum is resistant to atmospheric phenomena (sunlight, temperature fluctuations, moisture), maintaining its original appearance for 60 years or more.
If you are considering purchasing aluminum windows with guaranteed quality, consult with professionals who can provide everything needed for glazing any residential or commercial property.