Ply Gem Vista Series Vinyl Windows

Vista Series

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Ply Gem Vista Series Vinyl Windows

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Vista Series Casement & Awning Windows
 
Our casement windows are easy to open and close and look great in both traditional and contemporary style homes. They are most often installed over a kitchen sink but make a stylish statement on their own or combined with fixed (direct set) windows or other casements. Our awning windows offer a distinctive look and are ideal for our damp climate because you can keep them open in a light rain without letting moisture in. They also work well in combination with other windows.
 
Vista Series Horizontal Slider Windows
 
Our horizontal sliding windows operate effortlessly, providing ventilation and large, unobstructed views. The slimline design works well with contemporary style homes.
 
Vista Series Single Hung Slider Windows
 
Our single hung windows are easy to operate and compatible with most home styles. The slim line design perfectly suits contemporary style homes. For a more traditional look, grilles can be added in a variety of patterns to match your architectural style.
 
Colours
 
2 Interior Colours Available
   
 Beige  White

 

Not all products are stocked in all branch locations.

Order quantities and lead times may vary. Contact your local Mitten branch for a list of box/order quantities.

Specifications

Vista Series Casement & Awning Windows
   Colour-matched, stylish folding crank handles are standard on all casement and awning windows.
   Concealed multi-point locking system on all casements ensures consistent seal to keep out the elements and provides added security against forced entry.
   Multi-lite windows feature a continuous head and sill design that provides a clean appearance and eliminates the need for mulls.
 

   Vista Series Horizontal Slider  and Single Hung Slider Windows  
 Sliders feature non-marking acetal (nylon) rollers for smooth and clean operation for the life of the window.  
   Robust sash locks operate easily, and align properly every time.  
   Steel reinforcement is added to provide structural integrity.  

 
Features
 

All Vista Series Windows
  • Vinyl extrusions are formulated to withstand the harshest climates year after year and their multi-chambered design optimizes both strength and thermal efficiency.
  • Available in white or beige.
  • Special egress hardware available for casement windows.
  • Double glazing available with a variety of glass options to maximize energy efficiency.
  • Exterior glazed.
  • To increase the curb appeal of your home, choose from multiple grille types in an array of colours and patterns.
  • Make your windows more prominent with optional exterior brickmould
 
Vista Series Casement & Awning Windows
  • Triple weather-stripping on operating sashes provides ultimate protection against air and water infiltration to maximize energy efficiency.
  • Continuous head and sill designs with exterior glazing are standard.
  • Sleek Truth Encore® hardware conveniently folds away and will not interfere with most window coverings. Available in white or beige.
  • Concealed multi-point locking system on casement windows ensures consistent seal from top to bottom with a convenient single lock lever, as well as added protection against forced entry. Colour-matched to hardware chose
 
Vista Series Horizontal Slider Windows
  • Horizontal sliders run on non-marking rollers for a clean appearance and consistently smooth operation.
  • Tri-Fin weather-stripping on operating sash provides superior seal without compromising smooth operation.
  • Robust, centre-mounted knife latch lock is easily operated and provides excellent security. Dual locks featured on units of greater height or width.
  • Steel reinforcement added to pull rail and interlock on all horizontal sliders.
  • Sliders come with anti-lift sash to provide additional security.
  • A wide variety of interior and exterior accessories available.
 
Vista Series Single Hung Slider Windows
  • Single Hung sliders incorporate spring balances for easy and quiet operation, and to hold the sash open at any height.
  • Tri-Fin weather-stripping on operating sash provides superior seal without compromising smooth operation.
  • Robust, centre-mounted knife latch lock is easily operated and provides excellent security. Dual locks featured on units of greater height or width.
  • Steel reinforcement added to top pull rail in single hung sliders.
  • Sliders come with anti-lift sash to provide additional security.
  • A wide variety of interior and exterior accessories available.
 
Glass
For information on glass technology, please see Ply Gem's glass technology page here.
 
Performance
 
R-Value ( centre of glass)
The amount of heat retained by a window; the higher the number, the better the glass
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient
The amount of solar radiation entering a house and registering as heat gain; the lower the number, the less heat gained
   
Ultraviolet Transmission
The total ultraviolet rays entering through a window, generally responsible for fading; the lower the number, the better the glass
Visible Light Transmission
How much visible light enters through the glass; 100% = all the light gets through, 0% = no light gets through
   
DG 1
  • Double-glazed
  • Single Low E coating
  • One argon filled air space

 Vista Series Casement
 Window Performance
         
   R-Value  U Factor  SHGC  VT  Canadian ENERGY STAR® Zone 2015
 Clear Glass DG 1  2.44  0.41  0.50  0.52  
 Eco Gain 180 DG 1  3.57  0.28  0.44  0.50  1, 2
 Eco Shield 270 DG 1  3.70  0.27  0.24  0.45  1
 Eco Max Shield 366 DG 1  3.70  0.27  0.18  0.41  1
 
 Classic Series Awning
 Window Performance
         
   R-Value  U Factor  SHGC  VT  Canadian ENERGY STAR® Zone 2015
 Clear Glass DG 1  2.38  0.42  0.50  0.52  
 Eco Gain 180 DG 1  3.57  0.28  0.44  0.50  1, 2
 Eco Shield 270 DG 1  3.70  0.27  0.24  0.45  1
 Eco Max Shield 366 DG 1  3.70  0.27  0.18  0.41  1

 
R-Value: Restrictive ambient air flow
U Factor: Rate of heat loss
SHGC: Solar Heat Gain Coefficient
VT: Visible Transmittance
All units rated in accordance with NFRC 100/200 standards. Performance values reflect the performance of units tested with the following configuration: 3mm glass, no grilles.

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