What is a Jalousie window?

What is Jalousie Windows?

Jalousie Windows is a very popular window type in the last century. It consists of several glass strips, which are opened and closed by linkage control rods. After the glass slats are opened, they have a good ventilation effect, and a good view can be obtained through the glass no matter whether it is opened or closed. The slightly opened glass strips can not only ventilate but also protect rainwater from falling into the house.

Is Jalousie Windows out of date?

In many ways, Jalousie Windows are the ideal window style: the space-saving design allows for ample ventilation and natural light. However, Jalousie Windows has two main drawbacks. The first is security, they are not very secure. Simply pry off the buckle that secures the glass slats to remove them from the outside. The second is that the airtightness and heat preservation are not very good. With the widespread use of air-conditioning systems, Jalousie Windows quickly fell out of favor. The overlapping glass slats did not form a proper seal, which allowed air and heat to pass through easily. This leads to heat loss in winter and heat increase in summer and leads to high energy costs. Today, Jalousie Windows is still in use, but only in mild climates throughout the year.

Are jalousie windows still made?

Are there still Jalousie Windows manufacturers?

The unique characteristics of the Jalousie Windows cannot be completely replaced by other window types for the time being. So Jalousie Windows is still used in many countries and regions. Therefore, China WDMA still insists on producing Jalousie Windows and has carried out process reforms to make it safer and more energy-efficient.

Are there any alternatives to Jalousie Windows?

Some modern window styles can be used as alternatives, such as Bifold Windows, which can be fully opened to achieve an extremely wide view, more sufficient ventilation, more energy-saving and heat preservation, and the safety performance is also more guaranteed too.

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Previous Description

Jalousie windows, or Louvre window, are similar to glass shutter windows, which the window sash is made of several operable glass. The word Jalousie is from French for jealousy. It’s said that Jalousies windows is less likely to be peered due to its structures.

Are jalousie windows safe?
Jalouise windows are good for tropical or sub-tropical area because its structure is great for all area ventilation and preventing the rainwater. However, jalouise windows is eady to break into. They are not safe. You might have to install a metal grating inside the an easy relese to get out whenever there is fire.
Do you afford installation services for jalousie windows products?

China WDMA jalousie windows products are custom designed or pre-designed as the standard concept that is the industry standard for North America / Europe / Australia and many other parts of the world. Most jalousie windows in North America consist of pre-assembled jalousie windows, and the majority of general contractors and jalousie windows installers often have experience with this type of installation. So we encourage homeowners / dealers to consider hire installers locally. We also have a team of expert jalousie windows installers in California, Toronto who can assemble the jalousie windows and provide professional jalousie windows installation service for you.

Is it possible to buy jalousie windows parts for replacement only?

We only sell jalousie windows parts, such as sash handles, balances, swing hardware, locks to our regular customers for existing projects.

jalousie windows: Options and Replacement?

Available both for New Construction and Replacement.

We sell jalousie windows directly to Homeowners / Builders / General Contractors.

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