Fakro Egress or Fire Escape Roof Windows (FWU)
We offer Fakro side hung Egress Windows for their excellent features:
They are designed for rooms where building codes require two methods of egress (escape). We recommend that you install Fakro side-hinged
skylights for use as an egress roof window for safety and building code approval.
Fakro egress windows is available in two versions, right opening FWU-R or left opening FWU-L. This roof window also lets extra light into the room. FWU size 24/46 window is officially recognized as a certified Fire Exit roof window (For warranty and Certifications, See characteristics down the page).
Fakro Side Hung Egress Windows (FWU-R) (FWU-L)
- glazing is tempered
- have low emission coating
-have inert gas filled panes
- two coats of varnish
- three seals
Special flashings are intended for side hinged egress windows.
There are two types:
-(ELW) flashing is for use with flat roofs and roofing materials
-(EHW) flashing is for use with profiled or sloped rooftops
and roofing materials
- Fakro Egress Windows are made of prime quality materials and components.
-They are manufactured with the use of the latest technologies and modern assembly lines.
-Protection Against Effects Of Outside Condensation: Thanks to a very thick wooden frame-all metal hardware is eliminated. Metal causes condensation to form. In addition, an ice-water shield is added during the installation process to protect the wooden frame. Thus condensation will only appear on the ice-water shield and not the outside frame surface.
-Protection Against Effects Of Inside Condensation (No dripping water on frame and drywall)
*Leak proof: When installed according instructions, with the included flashing kit and ice-water shield membrane, FAKRO warrants a 10-YEAR LEAK-PROOF installation.
-High thermal properties and materials - energy efficient
-Glass windows transmit light not heat (in summer)
-Factory Finished - No Extra Work Required
-Easy and simple installation
-Long lasting performance
FAKRO’s side hung roof window FWU 24/46 tested in accordance with IRC section R 310.1.1, R 310.1.2 is officially recognized as a certified Fire Exit roof windows (Egress window).
All FAKRO skylights and windows are monitored at every stage of production. High quality control standards and a simple installation process backed by a FAKRO LIFETIME warranty.*