Elite Windows Review
Headquartered in Alberta, Canada, Elite Windows manufactures and markets high quality vinyl or PVC windows and is known best for the world’s finest “Rehau” PVC windows. Behind each Elite window design is 35 years of engineering R&D and experience in developing windows fabrication using vinyl extruding. The architectural strength and beauty of its windows appeal to both new construction and remodeling markets. In many of its windows, Elite uses Rehau polymer solutions in window design and material. The polymer brand has created a global reputation for its unparalleled aesthetics, build quality and performance.
Range of Windows Available
Elite Windows are designed and manufactured to cater to homeowners’ need to renovate the windows they have as well as architects and contractors in new construction projects, Elite carries a variety of window styles that include fixed windows and movable types like casement, awning, sliding, hopper, combination picture/vented and many more with sizes that are custom-made to replace your current window openings. They include the following:
- System 1400 Box Frame – casement and awning windows
- System 400 Slider and Hung Windows
- System 306 Basement Series Hoppers
Highly rated by the Better Business Bureau, Elite Windows carry products that comply with Energy Star requirements for Canadian specifications and standards.
Coupled with Rehau’s leading production techniques that result in functional stability and dimensional integrity, its windows have been tested to meet or exceed the highest green energy efficiency and structural standards.
All Elite windows carry NFRC certification and Energy Star compliance.
Elite casement windows under the 1400 series are among the first vinyl window designs to earn the highest performance rating defined in the window industry’s AAMA 101 “Architectural” Grade 70. They are also hurricane impact-resistant while exhibiting superb millwork finish, sleek elegant appearance, durability, noise suppression and energy efficiency. It is here where Elite uses the German-based Rehau polymer designs, considered the premium brand of innovative polymer solutions and its windows application are the ideal design solution when combined with picture or awning windows.
Elite’s 400 Series employs its renowned fusion-welded frame and sash corners which construction experts consider to be superior to window corners that are mechanically fastened. Welded corners not only increase strength for up to 33% more than in most mechanical systems, but they create sealing permanence against water and air penetration, improving noise-proofing and eliminating the need for unsightly caulk.
All Elite windows including its 306 basement Series use only high quality PVC materials that give smooth, high gloss finish.
While Elite also designs and makes some of the needed hardware for added strength and solid mounting for all its window products, most of its window hardware come from the Minnesota-based Truth Hardware which has built an enviable reputation for robust window locks, sliders, hinges and other hardware over the last 50 years.
With more than 200 dealers across North America, Elite is dedicated to supplying superior products and services that stay on the cutting edge of window technologies with Rehau as its flagship products. The company’s head office is at 5419 – 82 Avenue, Edmonton – Alberta, T6B-2J6, Canada.