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Nordik Double Hung Windows

Our Double Hung Windows bring extra performance and convenience to an Old-World window design that’s still hugely popular in Canada and the USA. Our Classic Series PVC windows feature a traditional, ornate profile, which goes equally well with heritage and contemporary homes. Both sashes of our hung windows slide up and down for ventilation, and tilt in for easy cleaning. The multiple air chambers offer great insulation, while the 4.5” frame depth adds extra efficiency as well as protection against the elements.

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Nordik Double Hung Window Features

Space-saving, easy to clean, durable and energy efficient, our Hung windows are designed and built Canadian tough and beautiful.

Nordik double hung windows features multi-chamber construction.

Multi-chamber construction

Our multi-chamber construction allows for superior thermal protection. It also adds strength to the double hung window, making it more energy efficient and durable.

Nordik double hung windows feature a 4-1/2” fusion-welded frame.

4-1/2” fusion-welded frame

Our windows come standard on a 4-1/2” deep frame, which is stronger and more durable than the standard 3-1/4” sold elsewhere. The deeper frames give extra dimensional stability and strength. It also allows for a lower sash profiles to maximize the glas surface.

Nordik double hung windows feature dual-pane insulated glass units.

Dual-pane insulated glass units

Two layers of glass are joined together to create a sealed hollow chamber that act as a thermal buffer. This drastically reduces direct heat transfer through the glass, as well as helps prevent condensation and ice build-up. It also helps soundproof the interior, especially in conjunction with a high-quality cellular spacer.

Nordik double hung windows feature Low-emissivity coated glass.

Low-emissivity coated glass

An invisibly thin metallic coating is baked onto one or more of the glass pane surfaces, reflecting most of the heat in the form of infrared radiation back inside the home during winter and outside during summer, while letting most visible light pass through.

Nordik double hung windows feature Argon gas filling between panes.

Argon gas filling

The air between the glass panes inside a thermal glass unit is replaced with argon. This inert, odourless gas is heavier than air, reducing convection between the panes and the associated heat loss through the insulated thermal glass unit. It also offsets water vapour to prevent condensation between the panes.

Nordik double hung windows feature Ener-Edge® warm-edge spacer.

Ener-Edge® warm-edge spacer

Our thermal glass units use a cellular silicone warm-edge spacer with low thermal conductivity, minimizing heat transfer between the interior and the exterior. It also allows for the natural expansion and compression due to temperature changes without failing the seal between them.

Nordik double hung windows feature multiple weather seals.

Multiple weather seals

Our window seal is made up of three continuous layers that wrap around the entire window. The co-extruded flexible PVC seals offer the highest degree of protection from air and water infiltration.

Nordik double hung windows feature a PVC-cladded interior wood extension.

PVC-cladded interior wood extension

Our double hung windows accomodate a very securely fit interior wood extension cladded with a thick layer of no-maintenance PVC. It allows for the easy installation of blinds or other window treatments, and results in greater window strength and durability.

Nordik double hung windows feature a High-gloss finish.

High-gloss finish

We use the highest grade PVC powder and fabrication techniques which result in a high gloss PVC finish. As a result, our windows are easier to clean, more durable, and won’t fade or yellow over time.

Nordik double hung windows feature decorative cam action locks.

Decorative cam action locks

Our decorative cam action locks are a one-piece, die-cast metal system that is anchored to a metal sash rail reinforcement to provide exceptional durability and security.

Nordik double hung windows feature coil-spring, constant-force balance system.

Coil-spring, constant-force balance system

Our constant force balance system delivers a consistent lift throughout the entire travel of the double hung window. This results in window operation which is smooth, quiet and easy to use. The system fills the entire cavity of the window to reduce air leakage.

Nordik double hung windows features an integrated sash latch.

Integrated sash latch

Unlike most other sash latch designs, our integrated sash latch is moulded into the sash instead of being screwed on top. Aside from a more modern look, this design also reduces the chance of damage to the latch, and is easier to clean.

Nordik double hung windows feature half screen/full screen options.

Half screen/full screen option

Choose your preference. Half screens only allow for either one of the sashes of the window to be covered, but allow more natural light to enter your home, and offer access to the exterior through the other sash. Full screens allow for more airflow and ventilation while both sashes are open. With their durable elegant aluminium finish, these screens won’t warp or break down over time like some of the competition.

Nordik double hung windows feature optional added brickmould.

Added brickmould option

A brickmould added to the window frame at the factory cuts down on installation time, guarantees a perfect fit when installing your double hung window, and reduces the risk of water infiltration.

Nordik double hung windows feature durable standard colours with hybrid aluminium-PVC construction.

Durable standard colours with hybrid aluminium-PVC construction

Our Classic series PVC double hung windows are also available in several exterior colours. These colours are baked onto external extruded aluminium profiles, offering a finish that’s extremely durable.

Double Hung Window Colours

For a more colorful look, our double hung and double sliding windows can be manufactured in a Hybrid PVC / Aluminum construction which allows you to add extremely durable colour to your windows, as well as provide extra reinforcement of the window exterior via metal plating. The aluminium plating matches the colonial profile of the window.

A White Double slider Window Section.

Custom finishes available on demand, please to discuss possible options.

Energy Efficient Double Hung Windows

The manufacturing process of all Energy Star® certified double hung windows installed by Nordik Windows and Doors are audited by an independent accredited certification body and approved by Natural Resources Canada. Our windows and doors carry the Energy Star® label showing their rating.

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Double Hung Window Ratings

Here are the ratings on our standard Double Hung windows, to CAN/CSA-A440.00 and NAFS-11 standards:

Construction PVC Hybrid PVC / Alu
Layers of glazing 2 2
Air resistance A3 A3
Water resistance B7 B7
Wind resistance C2 C2
U-value (imperial) 0.32 0.25
Energy Rating (ER) 34 36
NRCan reference # NR6681-5649475-ES5 NR6681-35102660-ES5
ENERGY STAR rated High Efficiency High Efficiency

Add an Extra Touch with Grilles

Take advantage of our customization expertise to get a personalized window solution that gives your home a unique and distinctive look. The internal grilles allow for easy cleaning, while the external grilles simulate traditional divided lites. Any of our grille configurations can be combined with any grille type to get the exact look you desire.

Grille Configurations

Find the grille configuration that makes your windows yours.

An example of a contour grille in a Nordik Window.

Contour

Contour Grilles add a beautiful Prairie-style look to your window, reminiscent of the style emerging in late 19th - early 20th century North American homes.

An example of a diamond patterned grille in a Nordik Window.

Diamond Pattern

Diamond Patterned Grilles are an ornate window grille style that reminisces the Old-World style of Tudor Revival style mansions of the past.

An example of a partial covering grille in a Nordik Window.

Partial Covering

Partial Grilles are a style coming back to modern homes, inspired by Craftsman style home aesthetic, where only a portion of the window is covered.

An example of a rectangular grille in a Nordik Window.

Rectangular

A timeless grille pattern commonly found in colonial homes, particularly Georgian style, as well as in those built in the 1970's and later.

Grille Types

A wide assortment of grille shapes and materials are offered to you to allow you to find the perfect match to your home.

An example of a slimline type grille in a Nordik Window.

Slimline, 5/16"

An example of a georgian type grille in a Nordik Window.

Georgian, 5/8"

An example of a rectangular type grille in a Nordik Window.

Rectangular, 5/8"

Treat the Window with a Glass Finish of your choice

Textured or coloured glass ensures privacy while allowing light to penetrate into bathrooms and other rooms requiring privacy. Coloured glass can also be used to complement the design of your home.

An example of clear glass.

Clear

An example of bronze glass.

Bronze Tint

An example of grey glass.

Grey Tint

An example of frosted glass.

Frosted

An example of glue chip glass.

Glue Chip

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