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AA®542 Pivot Window

The AA®542 Pivot Window corresponds to the BRE Global Green Guide online generic specification for windows and achieves a summary rating of A+ for non-domestic schemes. It is available for both horizontal pivot and vertical pivot applications making it the ideal choice where natural ventilation is a key project requirement.
Introduction
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The AA®542 Pivot Window is part of the AA®540 Series window range designed to offer optimum weather and thermal performance at a competitive price. The AA®542 corresponds  to the BRE Global Green Guide online generic specification for windows and achieves a summary rating of A+ for non-domestic schemes*. The AA®542 uses a multi-chamber thermal break core, ensuring thermal efficiency and full compliance with Document L.
 
The AA®542 Window is available for both horizontal pivot and vertical pivot applications, which makes it the ideal choice where natural ventilation is a key project requirement.

Please see our ‘Pivot Product Selector’ to assist with choosing the right Pivot Window for your project.

Product Features and Benefits
  • BRE Green Guide ‘A+’ Rated Frame* for projects that require sustainable and environmental advantages
  • Horizontal and vertical pivot options available resulting in continuous air flow to aid compliance with Document F
  • Trickle ventilation option available to help meet the requirements of Document F
  • Multi-point locking for added security and added safety in operation
  • An integral automatic restrictor with 10° and 15° and reverse stop at 170° is available.  An integral adjustable friction mechanism is active from 0° to 170°
  • A two operation safety face mounted restrictor provides additional safety in operation and compliance to HTM 55 Building Schools for the future, BB 101 and BS 8213 of 100mm opening
  • The pivot housing is exclusively designed for Kawneer in order to suite the extrusion profile thus enhancing aesthetic and performance characteristics
  • Accommodates glazing up to 39mm
  • Suites with AA®541 Casement, AA®543 Tilturn, AA®545 Swing Door, AA®100/AA®110 Curtain Walling, 451PT Framing and Door Systems

* Corresponds to the BRE Global Green Guide online generic specification for windows and achieves a summary rating of A+ for non-domestic schemes.
www.thegreenguide.org.uk 
Element Number 1231500011

Vent Size Limitations
All dimensions stated are in millimetres.
All dimensions stated are vent sizes.
Dimensions stated are General System Limitations.
Vent profile and hardware options are chosen depending upon size and glass weight.

Horizontal Pivot
Maximum weight 150kg
Minimum dimensions 500 wide x 600 high - cockspur/storm catch. Minimum dimensions 500 wide x 800 high - multi point locking. Maximum dimensions 1600 wide x 1600 high - cockspur/storm catch. Maximum dimensions 1800 wide x 1800 high - multi point locking - glass dependant. Vents with a height or width dimension greater than 1600 must be fitted with multi point locking.

Vertical Pivot - Central
Maximum weight 110kg
Minimum dimensions 600 wide x 500 high - cockspur/storm catch. Minimum dimensions 800 wide x 500 high - multi point locking. Maximum dimensions 1600 wide x 1600 high -cockspur/storm catch. ‡Maximum dimensions 1800 wide x 1800 high - multi point locking. Vents with a height or width dimension greater than 1600 must be fitted with multi point locking.
 
‡ Glass load dependant.
 
Vertical Pivot - Offset
Maximum weight 110kg
Minimum dimensions pivot centre 300 wide (open in portion) x 500 high - cockspur/storm catch. Minimum dimensions pivot centre 400 wide (open in portion) x 500 high - multi point locking. Maximum dimensions pivot centre 900* wide (open out portion) x 1800 high. Vents with a height or width dimension greater than 1600 must be fitted with multi point locking.
 
* Maximum size pivot centre 900 wide applies to heavy duty profiles 3000 646 and 3000 647.

For further information on vent profile options please refer to Section B of the AA®542 Product Manual.

Project Assistance
For advice and support and to ensure you find the best solution for your individual project needs, please contact our Architectural Services Team.

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