Hopper Windows

Weather Seal Legacy Collection

A Hopper window, designed to open from the bottom and swing inward, provides optimal ventilation within constrained spaces. It serves well for situations where maximum airflow is desired within a limited opening. Moreover, it can function as an egress window, permitting free swing-out for emergency exits, while adhering to local building code specifications.

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Standard Features

Double handle locking system

Experience enhanced security and airtightness with our innovative double handle locking system. Designed to offer superior protection, this feature ensures that your windows are not only securely locked but also sealed against drafts and outside elements.

30 Degree Opening

Our sash boasts a versatile tilt mechanism, allowing for a 30° tilt to facilitate ventilation and a 90° tilt for maximum opening. Enjoy the flexibility to adjust your window to your desired airflow preferences while maximizing accessibility to the outdoors.

Snap-in Removable Screen for Easy Cleaning

Effortlessly maintain your windows with our snap-in removable screen feature, facilitating easy cleaning and hassle-free maintenance for uninterrupted views

Additional Features

  • Triple weather-stripped sash
  • One bubble seal and two brush seals on sash to ensure best airtightness possible
  • Quick Release Hinge System allows for complete removal of the sash to maximize opening
  • Integrated metal reinforcement bars at both hinge securing locations for long lasting hinge operation
  • Interior dry glazing bead with co-extruded white seal for security and ease of glass replacement;
  • Removable full screen
  • Available in double and triple glaze option

SuperSpacer® Premium Plus

EconoShield uses SuperSpacer Premium Plus for all its manufactured windows, designed  specifically for the North American climate. SuperSpacer Premium Plus, provides the warmest, highest performance glass spacer on the market. SuperSpacer Premium Plus warm edge spacer is made of high-performance silicone material with integrally incorporated desiccant  – which many designers and architects prefer. Even with its aesthetically pleasing narrow sightline, SuperSpacer Premium Plus delivers high wind load resistance, exceptional thermal performance, argon gas retention and long-term durability.

Why Choose EconoShield

EconoShield offers highest energy efficiency windows. These replacement windows come with double and triple pane options to ensure that your home is protected during every season. Our entire staff is insured and licensed so you have the peace of mind that the work is being done right. Also, inspection during installation is provided to ensure every job is completed to the highest standard. We adhere to all of Alberta’s building codes and regulations.

Energy Efficiency

EconoShield offers energy-efficient replacement windows and doors in Southern Alberta and Saskatchewan, ensuring comfort and cost savings year-round.

Experienced Team

With trained teams in Calgary, Medicine Hat, and Maple Creek, EconoShield ensures exceptional service and reliability, backed by years of experience.

Comprehensive Support

From consultation to final inspection, EconoShield provides full-service support, including adherence to regulations and backing with a reliable warranty for added peace of mind.

Customization and Satisfaction

EconoShield delivers custom-made, affordable products meeting Energy Star standards, guaranteeing customer satisfaction with timely delivery and licensed staff.

Optional Features

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Your Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Hopper Windows FAQ

A hopper window features a unique operational design, opening inward from the top and tilting inward at the bottom. This distinctive mechanism offers several advantages, notably facilitating ventilation while ensuring the window remains securely closed. By angling inward at the bottom, hopper windows create a natural funnel for fresh air to enter while preventing drafts and rainwater from infiltrating the interior space. This makes them particularly well-suited for environments where traditional outward-opening windows may pose challenges, such as in high-traffic areas or where external obstacles restrict outward movement. Moreover, hopper windows excel in maximizing airflow within confined spaces, making them a preferred choice for rooms like bathrooms, kitchens, and basements where adequate ventilation is crucial. Their inward-opening design also enhances safety and security, as they are less vulnerable to forced entry from the outside. In essence, hopper windows offer a practical and versatile solution for achieving optimal ventilation and functionality in various architectural settings.

Hopper windows are commonly used in areas such as basements, bathrooms, and utility rooms, where space is limited, and maximizing ventilation is essential. They're also popular in commercial settings like schools and offices, particularly in areas where safety and security are priorities, as they can be difficult for intruders to access.

Yes, hopper windows are generally easy to maintain and clean. Since they tilt inward, you can access both the interior and exterior surfaces from inside your home, making cleaning convenient. Additionally, their simple design typically means fewer moving parts to maintain or repair compared to other window types.

Hopper windows provide homeowners with a plethora of customization possibilities, allowing them to tailor these windows to match their architectural style and personal preferences. Options for glass include double or triple insulation, offering superior energy efficiency and soundproofing benefits. A diverse range of colours, from classic white to bold black, enables homeowners to seamlessly integrate awning windows into their exterior aesthetic. Decorative grilles add visual interest, while architectural details such as jamb extensions and casings provide additional character. Additionally, brickmoulds offer a refined finish by covering the gap between the window frame and exterior wall. With these customizable features, homeowners can create awning windows that not only enhance the appearance of their home but also meet their functional and energy efficiency needs, whether aiming for a classic, traditional style or a contemporary, modern look.

Yes, hopper windows are particularly well-suited for basements and below-grade spaces. Their inward-opening design prevents rainwater or debris from entering the home, making them a practical choice for areas prone to flooding or inclement weather. Additionally, hopper windows can provide much-needed ventilation in lower-level rooms where airflow may be limited.

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