Awning windows open outward from the bottom up. They are operated by cranking a handle that pushes the bottom of the sash out, allowing excellent ventilation while keeping rain water away.
Casement windows open outward by cranking a handle and provide a great unobstructed view to the outside as well as superior ventilation. Replacement vinyl casement windows can open to the left or right depending on your preference.
CASEMENT FIXED WINDOWS
Casement fixed windows are a combination of casement and fixed windows. Casement windows can open to the left or right depending on your preference, while the fixed side is stationary.