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Gliding Windows

Gliding

Combine an expansive view with slim, contemporary styling. Our gliding windows have easy-to-open sash and are operational from both sides.

The modern elegance of a gliding window is an ideal solution, particularly when a projecting window might interfere with walkways, patios, decks, or landscaping. Designed with slim, contoured lines, you can choose optional grilles in styles to complement, update, or change your home’s decor.

From a functional standpoint, the sash opens easily, both sides of the window are operational, and they lift out of the track for quick cleaning. A stationary sash is also available. The Fibrex® material tracks won’t pit, rust, or corrode and it wipes clean with a damp cloth making cleaning a snap.

Maximize your view with slim, easy to slide, contemporary gliding windows.

  • Smooth, narrow, contoured framing lines are visually pleasing and give you more glass viewing area and less frame.
  • Both sash slide, so you can open either the left side, the right side, or a portion of both.
  • Fibrex material tracks are shaped for easier cleaning and will not pit, rust or corrode.
  • A great solution when a projecting window may interfere with walkways, patios, decks, or landscaping.
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Colors

The Renewal by Andersen® replacement window color palette will match and complement your home. Our 37 different color combinations have been carefully chosen to coordinate with a large assortment of building materials and popular colors. You can choose the same color for both the exterior and the interior, or select any exterior color with a stainable wood, white or canvas interior.

Interior

Exterior


Hardware

Choose from our standard hardware or upgrade to the Estate™ Collection. Either way, count on a beautiful finishing touch to your windows.

Standard Hardware & Finishes

Estate™ Hardware & Finishes


Grilles

Grille patterns offer the fine details that enhance the look of your home. Match your current style or change the look with one of our many grille designs available. Whether you choose a colonial, prairie or farmhouse style, know that all of our grilles are designed for long-lasting, low-maintenance performance.

Grille Patterns

Colonial
You choose the number of squares for each sash.

Farmhouse
A classic effect with two vertical bars meeting a horizontal rail or bar at the center of the window.

Prairie
This pattern always includes two horizontal bars and two vertical bars per sash.

Modified Prairie
With this pattern, there are always two horizontal bars and two vertical bars per window.

Grille Types

Interior Wood Grilles
Hardwood grilles snap into clips on sash interior and remove easily for glass cleaning. Contemporary or classic profiles in
two widths.

Gilles Between The Glass
Pre-finished aluminum grilles permanently installed to provide the quick glass cleaning of a smooth surface. Narrow or
wide width.

Full Divided Light Grilles
A visual replication of true divided glass, with a permanently applied exterior Fibrex® material grille, and aluminum space® between the glass, and a removable or permanently applied wood interior grille.

Grille Profiles


Glass

High-Performance™ Low-E4™ Glass

Renewal by Andersen® introduces High-Performance™ Low-E4T™ Glass, the next generation of energy-efficient, low-maintenance glass, and further advances Andersen’s proven glass technology.

Adds Thermal Protection

Andersen Low-E4 glass employs a hermetically-sealed system for optimum insulation from heat, cold and sound. A patented low-conductivity spacer separates the two panes of glass. The space between the two panes is filled with an argon gas blend to minimize the thermal transfer. Compared to ordinary dual-pane glass, High-Performance Low-E4 glass is 41% more energy-efficient in summer and 35% more efficient in winter.

Helps Keep UV Rays Outside

High-Performance Low-E4 glass works like a sun block to filter ultraviolet (UV) rays that can fade fabric and damage furniture. Ordinary dual-pane glass lets 63% of UV light pass through. High-Performance Low-E4 glass is layered with 11 microscopic coatings that cut UV transmission down to 17% with virtually no effect on the clarity or color of the light that enters your home.

Reduces Sound Penetration

In addition, High-Performance Low-E4 glass also reduces sound penetration significantly, even when compared to single-pane glass.

Standard Feature

Low-E4 glass is exclusive to select Andersen® windows and doors, and is included as a standard feature on all Renewal by Andersen® window products.

Renewal by Anderson® offers three glass performance options

Each glass option provides a varying degree of four unique benefits for heating, cooling, visible light transmittance and ultra violet (UV) protection. The right glass solution for you depends on the climate you live in, the architectural design of your home, the orientation of your windows to the sun, and the “custom climate” you desire in the home. On all glass exteriors, special coatings are applied to reduce water spotting up to 99% when activated by sunlight.

High-Perfomance™ Low-E4® glass is our standard offering. Compared to ordinary dual-pane glass, High-Performance™ Low-E4® glass is 45% more energy-efficient in winter and 56% more efficient in summer.**

High-Performance™ Low-E4® SmartSun™ glass is the most energy-efficient glass option we have ever offered. Compared to ordinary dual-pane glass, High-Performance™ Low-E4® SmartSun™ glass is 45% more energy-efficient in winter and 70% more efficient in summer. It has our highest efficiency rating in cool weather and is exceptional in hot climates where solar heat gain can lead to excessive air conditioning expense. SmartSun™ glass blocks the sun’s heat, while letting in almost as much natural daylight as clear glass, reducing your need for artificial lighting. What’s more, SmartSun™ glass blocks an amazing 95% of harmful UV rays which helps reduce fading on your carpet, drapes, artwork, and furniture but has virtually no effect on the clarity or color of the light that enters your home.

High-Performance™ Low-E4® Sun™ glass offers our highest rating against solar heat gain coming through your glass, helping keep your home cooler in warm weather. Our sun glass has a tint coating, reducing the amount of visible light and sunshine streaming in from too bright to just right!

*Exterior only, when activated by sunlight.
**Values are based on comparison to U-Factors and SHGCs for clear glass non-metal frame default values from the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).
***From the 2006 Internation Energy Conservation Code (IECC).

Screens

TruScene™ Insect Screen

Innovation comes in many forms. Insect screens are included standard with every operable window from Renewal by Andersen. Each is lightweight and designed to be easily removed from the inside of your home for easy cleaning. All insect screens are constructed with an aluminum frame and your choice of glass fiber (our standard), aluminum, or our innovative TruScene® insect screens. Half insect screens are available on double-hung windows.

With our new TruScene® insect screen, the view from your window stays as clear as all outdoors. With over 50% more clarity than standard insect screens, it’s virtually invisible and totally innovative. TruScene insect screens are made with a micro-fine stainless steel mesh that’s one-third the diameter of standard screen wire to let more fresh air and sunlight in, while keeping some of even the smallest insects out. TruScene insect screens from Renewal by Andersen-they’re like nothing you’ve ever seen.

All comparisons are made to standard Renewal by Andersen® insect screens.

See what you’ve been missing. Miss what you’ve been seeing.

  • Nearly invisible
  • The strength of stainless steel
  • Protection against some of the smallest insects
  • Superior ventilation
  • Lets more light into your home