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  • A technical guide to Loewen window and door details, sizing and specifications.

    TECHNICAL GUIDE

    Trademarks owned by C.P. Loewen Enterprises Ltd.

    Used under license. C.P. Loewen Enterprises Ltd.

    All rights reserved. Information subject to change without notice.

    E-mail: info@loewen.com www.loewen.com

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    International 204.326.6446Call 1.800.563.9367 for the dealer nearest you.

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  • LOEWEN PRODUCT GUIDES

    an introduction to the Loewen brand, the product

    offering and basic technical information.

    LOEWEN BROCHURES AND SELL SHEETS

    topical literature with product data on specific product

    lines or features.

    CYPRIUM COLLECTION TECHNICAL GUIDE

    a detailed but portable technical reference tool

    for Loewens Cyprium Collection.

    Design. Create. Inspire.PRODUCT LITERATURE

    Architect: Parameter Inc. Project: Turner Residence

    Architect: Moriyama & Teshima Architects

    Project: Toronto House

    Architect: BNIM Project: Omega Center for

    Sustainable Living

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    2 Brand Overview

    4 Architectural Services

    5 Certifications & Ratings

    6 Environmental Commitment

    7 30 Custom Options

    7 Wood Species & Versatility

    8 Colors & Cladding

    10 Window Hardware

    12 Door Hardware

    14 Simulated Divided Lites & Grilles

    17 Glazing Options

    21 Brickmould

    25 Masonry Clip Installation

    26 Mullions & Pocket Details

    30 Integral Drip Cap

    31 Cyprium Collection

    35 276 Product Offering

    35 Casement Windows

    79 Awning Windows

    99 Picture/Direct Set Windows

    113 Double/Single Hung Windows

    141 Access Windows

    151 Bow, Bay & Corner Windows

    173 Specialty Windows

    187 Swinging & French Terrace Doors

    233 Sliding & French Patio Doors

    255 Bifold Doors

    263 LiftSlide Doors

    Design. Create. Inspire.

    Select standard window and door configurations are represented

    in this Loewen Technical Guide. Numerous custom opportunities exist.

    Please contact your Authorized Loewen Dealer.

    Information in this guide subject to change without notice.

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    DESIGN LEADERSHIP

    Adistinctiveprofile,robustandcapableofsupportinglargesizes.

    Afullwoodwindowanddoorportfoliofeaturingseveralproprietarystyles.

    Aggressivenewproductdevelopmentandproductenhancementprograms.

    CUSTOM CAPABILITY

    Orderingandmanufacturingprocessestowelcomecustomdesign.

    LoewenInnovationCentertestlabforin-housetesting.

    ARCHITECTURAL SPECIALIZATION

    LoewenArchitecturalServices(LAS)isdesignedfortheneeds

    of the architectural professional.

    FIT & FINISH

    Furnituregrade.

    OWNERSHIP

    Founded in 1905 and privately held.

    PRODUCT PORTFOLIO

    Wood windows and doors with metal clad (aluminum, copper, bronze), primed or clear exteriors. Casement, Awning, Picture/Direct Set, Double/Single Hung, Access, Bow and Bay, Specialty, Swinging Terrace and French Terrace Doors, Sliding Patio and French Patio Doors, Bifold Doors, LiftSlide and Cyprium Collection.

    SPECIES

    Coastal Douglas Fir (standard) and Mahogany (optional). FSC chain of custody certified Douglas Fir (optional).

    BRAND OVERVIEW LOEWEN BASICS

    LOEWEN STRENGTHS

    Casement Windows

    Awning Windows

    Picture/Direct Set Windows

    Double/Single Hung Windows

    Access Windows

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    ICON LEGEND

    MARKET POSITION

    Loewen products are designed and built for premium residential new construction, renovation/restoration, and distinctive light commercial construction.

    DISTRIBUTION

    Network of aligned, independent window and door professionals typically operating in boutique locations. Loewen Window Centers are exclusive Loewen distributors while Authorized Loewen Dealers may carry a variety of window and door brands.

    DELIVERY

    In North America, the Loewen fleet of highway tractor-trailers or trained independent truck transport carriers deliver goods to Dealer storage facilities or directly to job sites (optional).

    SCOPE

    International in scope.

    Bow, Bay & Corner Windows

    Specialty Windows

    Swinging & French Terrace Doors

    Sliding & French Patio Doors

    Bifold Doors

    LiftSlide Doors

    First North American

    LEED Platinum School

    Architect: Kieran Timberlake Associates LLP

    Project: Sidwell Friends Middle School

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    Loewens Architectural Services division was created with the imagination

    and passion of Architects in mind. This consultative service exists to merge

    technical expertise and experience with visionaries who live to design,

    create and inspire. Contact a Loewen Architectural Consultant to begin

    the experience.

    Contact us by phone

    United States or Canada: 800.563.9367

    Outside of North America: 204.326.6446

    Contact us by Email

    architecture@loewen.com

    Territory Managers

    Loewen offers window and door professionals who make regular calls on the architectural community in their region. These professionals are able to introduce architects to local Authorized Loewen Dealers and Loewen Window Centers for detailed information, service and pricing. Loewen representatives are available for informative product demonstrations, office/site visits, architectural luncheons (may qualify for AIA Continuing Education credits), or other functions that require fenestration expertise.

    Product Samples & Displays

    Portable product samples and displays are available through Loewen Territory Managers and the dealer network. These tools aid in understanding product differences and features. Loewen products are displayed at trade and home shows, including both large national conferences and local exhibitions.

    A R C H I T E C T U R A LSERVICES

    Designer: Cindy Rendely Architexture Project: Ravine Residence

    ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES

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    CERTIFICATIONS & RATINGS

    Loewen windows and doors are engineered to comply with

    and exceed building codes in North America and beyond.

    Each test is conducted by an independent agency, based on

    extreme conditions and varying product sizes. Code compliance

    is a fundamental aspect of Loewen design and engineering.

    AFFILIATED ASSOCIATIONS

    Efficient Windows Collaborative

    Loewen is a founding member of the U.S. Department of Energys Efficient Windows Collaborative.

    Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA)

    Hallmark Certification verifies that manufactured products are the same as tested products.

    National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC)

    Our products are empirically shown to be among the industrys best in terms of thermal performance.

    Energy Star Partner

    Refer to www.loewen.com to see which products are Energy Star qualified.

    Miami-Dade

    Widely recognized in the United States, the Miami-Dade code is the strictest code in the U.S. for resistance to wind-borne debris and wind-loading for fenestration products.

    Products may not meet all certifications.

    Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

    The Forest Stewardship Council is an international non-profit organization that supports environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the worlds forests.

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    Environmental stewardship is closely

    aligned with many of the core values that

    are present in Loewen. We understand our

    customers commitment to environmental

    sensibility and our brand reflects our

    commitment to alleviating our environmental

    footprint.

    Our brand practices environmental

    stewardship in not only our manufacturing

    processes, but in our product offering as

    well. Nearly 100% of the wood fiber used

    in the production of Loewen products

    is derived from forests that are Forest

    Stewardship Council(FSC)certified,

    CanadianStandardsAssociation(CSA)

    certified, Sustainable Forestry Initiative

    (SFI)certified,orProgrammeforthe

    EndorsementofForestCertification(PEFC)

    certified.

    In 2006, Loewen became the first major

    North American window and door

    manufacturer to receive FSC chain of

    custody certification. By offering optional

    FSC chain of custody certified Douglas

    Fir wood windows and doors, Loewen

    is proudly demonstrating our stance on

    reducing the impact we make on the

    environment while providing peace of mind

    for environmentally conscious customers.

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