GENERAL

GENERAL

Information to help you to make an informed decision.

WERS

WERS

WERS stands for Window Energy Rating Scheme. All ThermalHEART™™ aluminium window and door systems have been rated under the WERS Scheme. The comprehensive library of WERS rated AWS window and door systems makes it easy for you to select the perfect glass and frame combination for your aluminium window and door systems. ThermalHEART™ systems achieve excellent WERS ratings offering you greater flexibility for your project.

THERMALHEART™ AND THE ENVIRONMENT

THERMALHEART™ AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Energy efficient window and door systems are an important part of any green building project. Thermally broken aluminium window and door systems deliver a number of benifits: they offer substantially improved thermal performance, which can help to improve the energy efficiency of a building project; and being manufactured from aluminium, they offer a sustainable end-of-life solution.  LEARN MORE

COLOUR SELECTION

COLOUR SELECTION

Choosing a colour for your thermally broken aluminium window and door systems is an important decision. ThermalHEART™ window and door systems can be specified in more than 190 finish combinations. Unlike most aluminium windows and doors, ThermalHEART™ window and door systems can incorporate dual colour technology - one colour inside and one colour outside.

GLASS SELECTION

GLASS SELECTION

The performance of ThermalHEART™ combined with the right glass selection is a vital part of the building envelope and ideally should be considered early in the design process. Performance glass can help to overcome site limitations, so views and natural light can still be enjoyed without compromising energy efficiency.

INSTALLATION

INSTALLATION

To ensure your ThermalHEART™ windows and doors deliver the best possible thermal performance, it is important to consider the correct installation of ThermalHEART™ window and door systems in your home or building project. AWS provides detailed installation notes and recommends the use of a qualified aluminium window installation team for the installation of all AWS aluminium window and door systems.

CARE AND MAINTENANCE

CARE AND MAINTENANCE

Aluminium windows and doors are very easy to maintain.The durable finishing techniques and high quality window and door hardware used on all AWS Aluminium windows and doors ensure they maintain their appearance and functionality for the long term. Like all aluminium windows and doors, there are a few things you can do to maintain your ThermalHEART™ window and door systems to ensure the stand the test of time.