Hopper windows are suitable for tight areas and basements. They provide additional air ventilation and easy exit in case of emergency. This is why hopper window type is one of the approved window types for egress windows in Canada.
Window Mart’s hopper windows are Approved by Provincial Fire Code and can be installed in basements. Our energy-efficient hopper windows are equipped with two secure locks and are easy to open and operate. You can keep hopper windows opened in two different positions, providing excellent air flow and ventilation. Hopper windows locking system improves security and insulation, making them thermal-efficient windows. Our hopper windows have airtight and watertight corners that help to keep away harsh exterior conditions.
Hopper windows are very similar to awning windows. They are also hinged at the top but open inward into the house, when awning windows open outward outside the house. Another difference between hopper and awning windows is that hopper windows do not have the same opening mechanism and usually are opened by hand.