Awnings are hinged at each side and open outward from the bottom of the window unit. They are known for being used in smaller applications and have many of the same benefits as casement windows.
Awning are a Florida favorite for those seeking operable windows mulled over tall doors or for banks of windows in a clearstory or cupola. Motors are available and can be wired by an electrician to allow the awning windows to still be operable with the use of a switch plate.
Awning offer the best of both world, they are traditional by nature but have been used effectively in many contemporary style homes to add ventilation while not sacrificing the desired look of the home.
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