U-Max Series Passive H490
U-Value: .13 - PASSIVE HOUSE CERTIFIED Construction: Aluminum-Clad Wood Hybrid
  • 1.42" Triple Pane IG (insulated glass) unit.
  • H490 is only available w/ Triple Pane glass options.
    • Standard w/ Thermix Spacer.
  • Annealed, Laminated, Tempered and ornamental glass options.
  • Numerous insulating gas options and specialty glass coatings available.
Frame Profile:
  • Profile depth 4.53"
  • Triple Laminated Wood Frame and Sash Profiles.
  • Aluminum-Clad Polyurethane Core of 62mm or 2.44"
  • Smooth Exterior Profiling
  • Std Species: Spruce & Larch.
  • Optional Species
    • Pine, fir, mahogany, alder, others (Please Inquire)
Weather Seals: 3 Full Perimeter Gasket Seals, w/ built in weep system. Grille Options: 5 types of Simulated Divided Light (SDL's) without spacer bars.

Operations: Tilt Turn Window, Hopper, Awning. Geometrics: Available in both operable & fixed units
Exterior Finish: Aluminum Clad Exterior, available in all RAL Colors. More than 700 to choose from.

Optional textured finishes available.
Interior Finish:
  • Prime ready to stain
  • Prime ready to paint
  • Pre-finished Stained
  • Pre-finished painted.
  • More than 30 standard stains & colors to choose from.
  • Limitless Custom Stains and Colors Available, Including Color Matching to your existing finishes (Sample Required)
Hardware: Many standard handle styles and finishes to choose from, with unlimited Custom Handle options available. Hidden Hinges:

Passive Home Certified - Certified by Dr. Wolfgang Feist Founder of The Passivhaus Institut in Darmstadt*

 The U-Max Series Passive H490 is a revolutionary Tilt Turn Window that has earned Passive House Certification from the Passivhaus Institut in Darmstadt.  The H490 blends the elements and design requirements of a passive house window with the essential features of a warm wood interior and durable aluminum clad exterior that customers have grown to love.  When addressing a project around passive energy design, you can feel assured that the U-Max Series Passive H490 Tilt Turn Window will meet the requirements! 

*As of January 2008, the Passivhaus Institut in Darmstadt has authorized PHIUS to certify buildings in the United States achieving the Passive House Standard.

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