Aluminum windows are windows where the casing, or frame, is made of aluminum rather than wood, vinyl or some other material. They are among the most popular types of windows, especially for commercial and industrial buildings.
Aluminum windows made their place in the window market as a low-cost alternative to wood and vinyl windows. Besides, Aluminum windows made their place in the window market as a low-cost alternative to wood and vinyl windows. Aluminum windows are also three times as strong as vinyl and more than forty times as strong as wood.The most notable disadvantage of aluminum windows is not the bland or metallic appearance but the high heat and cold conduction rate.
Aluminum Clad Wood Windows
You can also get the best of both worlds with aluminum clad wood windows. These windows, simply put, have an aluminum exterior and a wood interior. This allows the homeowner to achieve a stunning look for curb appeal on the outside while still retaining a warmth and elegance for the home’s interior. The interior wood doesn’t suffer the blistering and warping of weathering, but the aluminum’s low energy-efficiency can still be a problem. Plus, you should keep in mind this window combination no longer makes it a low-cost installation.