Features and Options
Stunning beauty combined with unmatched performance; no compromises necessary. The Elements series triple pane vinyl replacement window from Larmco has set a new standard by producing architecturally beautiful lines combined with industry leading performance; the best value for your home.
About The Elements Series Window
The Elements series double hung delivers both class leading NFRC .19 u-factor and an.01 cfm air infiltration rating (the lowest possible measurement acknowledged by AAMA!). The stunning beauty of Larmco Elements series windows are evident with a highly detailed coved exterior frame creating an elegant and timeless look, sure to be the envy of your neighborhood. The interior of the Elements series is equally impressive, with a highly detailed coved sash to replicate the warm look of custom high end wood windows fit for the finest of homes.
Larmco Windows have been created with maintenance free long lasting uPVC material. Your Larmco Windows will never rot like wood windows or corrode like metal windows and will never require yearly refinishing with environmentally harsh stains or varnishes, and they last much longer and have a substantially longer warranty than wood and other materials.
The beauty of the Larmco Elements series vinyl replacement double hung window goes well beyond its beautiful architectural lines and great looks. Inside the Elements series lies an engineering master piece. The master frame and the sash contain multi chambered structural walls filled with Comfort Foam, a green R-5 expanding polyurethane foam improving the thermal efficiency of the window. The Elements series sashes are also filled with Comfort Foam and reinforced with K-Beam, a thermal reinforcement with Kevlar. K-Beam is five times stronger than steel, more than 700 times warmer than aluminum, and holds lock screws tight for your security unlike fiberglass.
The Endura-Force balance system incorporating a Teflon coated ¾” stainless steel heavy duty constant force balance that never needs adjusting and has buttery smooth operation regardless of Window size.
No area of window is more important than its sill. The Elements series double hung uses the Dura-Sill, a one of a kind Industry leading patented sill design. Together with the Elements Series sash it combines interlocks, air locks, weather-stripping, water barriers, and diversions that work 24/7 to maximize your energy efficiency and comfort. With is innovation sash/sill combination a gust of air would have to force its way around well over ten 90 degree turns!
Ultra-Smart triple-fin weather-stripping with Ultra-Fresh Biocide is used exclusively on the Elements series vinyl replacement double hung. Over 600” of Ultra-Smart triple-fin weather-strip is used on an average sized double hung. This extremely innovative weather-strip combines the effectiveness of Ultra-fab Tri-Fin Gold Series gaskets with Ultra-Fresh anti-microbial biocide protection. The resulting benefit is extremely high protection around the perimeter of all sashes from drafts, airborne bacteria, pollen, mold and mildew spores, and fights the growth of mold on the weather-strip material. The combination of the triple-fins and biocide maintains the integrity of the fibers and prevents the weather-stripping from deteriorating and collapsing over time like standard weather-stripping. This weather-stripping helps keeps indoor air clean for those will allergies.
Furniture grade Integrated Lock and Tilt System “ILTS” ultra low profile hardware is utilized on the Elements series vinyl replacement double hung. The cam action locks are recessed under the lock rail of the Elements Series sash keeping the sight lines clean and beautiful. The tilt latches are completely hidden inside the lock rail of the sash and are actuated by moving the lever on the ILTS to its second position. The ILTS locks and keepers are powder coated diecast zinc with an electrostatically applied premium finish that provides excellent resistance to chipping, scratching and corrosion while maintaining color stability for years in direct sunlight.
All Elements Series vinyl replacement double hungs come standard with Bettervue, our high-definition fiberglass insect screening, which provides improved light transmittance and airflow while increasing insect protection. Bettervue screens are easier to look through from the inside and they provide better curb appeal from the outside. The master frames of the Bettervue screens are made of strong extruded aluminum rails designed to last year after year and come standard with a half locking screen. Full sized Bettervue screens that cover both top and bottom sashes are optional.
The Element Window & Your Home
The Elements series replacement window family includes a full line of styles to meet your every need including the double hung, slider, casement, awning, picture window, bay, bow and geometric shapes. The base Elements series window comes in either Soft-White or Beige extruded uPVC delivering true color throughout the entire extrusion. The Soft-White extruded uPVC color was designed specifically with a warm white base infused with an eggshell sheen, pleasing interior designers and painters alike; truly the most natural white vinyl replacement window color in the industry!
The Elements series premium vinyl window family also includes a full selection of interior wood grains and exterior colors to suit all of your home design considerations. Interior wood grains include cherry, Brazilian cherry, medium oak, light oak and maple. There are fourteen standard exterior colors and options to custom match any color that you supply to Larmco windows.