Allowing more ventilation than any other window type, Breezway Altair Aluminium Louvre Windows have been used for generations to create naturally comfortable buildings.
Trusted by Architects and Designers
Breezway extensively tests Altair Louvre Windows for compliance with Australian and International Standards, and they have proven their performance in real-world cyclonic conditions. We make each window to order, which allows for the widest choice of customising options and results in a window that fits perfectly into custom-designed homes, schools, and apartment buildings.
Can I customise my louvre windows?
With careful thought your new or replacement louvres can be much more than just a window. Consideration of control methods, blade selection and frame type can impact in real benefits such as ease of use, shading, privacy, energy efficiency, comfort, creating views, security, screening etc. Have a look at our Design and Products pages to help you decide. Some time spent now will reward you once the windows are installed.
Visit the Product Selection Guide page to see the variety of customising options.
How do I buy Breezway louvre windows?
Can I have screens on my louvre windows from Breezway?
What price are they?
Breezway’s range of louvre windows has undergone a transformation since the 1960’s. Today our products are very much at home in premium architectural buildings. Our products are individually tailored per window and pricing needs to be done by each design. As an indication a Breezway window may be 2-3 times the price of a sliding window.
How wide can my louvres be?
Ultimately, the maximum widths and heights depend on the wind and water pressures for the site.
Typically people are asking how wide a louvre bay can be i.e. the length of the blades. An indicative answer is 600mm to 900mm, however Breezway can offer bay widths up to 1200mm if using the Stronghold System (please refer to the Product Performance Warranty for more information). When replacing windows or installing new windows, a rule of thumb is the higher the wind and water performance required, the shorter the louvre blade should be. In cyclonic regions the bay widths may be a maximum of 600mm or in other geographic areas with lower wind loads they may extend up to 900mm. The window frame can then be designed with multiple bays to achieve the desired frame width. With Breezway’s framing systems this can be up to 4 metres wide. Your window manufacturer will advise you based on your specific circumstances.
There are no standard widths. However, there are standard heights and it is beneficial to stay within these standard heights. The actual standard height will vary depending on your chosen louvre size and framing system. If you use a standard height all louvre blades will operate. If you have an off standard height a small piece of fixed louvre blade will be placed at the head of the window to make up the difference between standard heights. It is worth discussing with your window manufacturer and builder to ensure you have standard height louvre windows installed. To see our standard height chart please visit our Customising page.
What about cleaning louvres?
Visit our Care & Maintenance page for more information.