This type of window has two parts that slide from left to right. On this type of window, the screen is on the outside. They are very common in buildings built since the fifties and are often used as basement windows.
With simple to use mechanism and requiring little long-term maintenance, sliding windows are an economical solution. In addition to being energy-efficient, sliding windows are available in various materials.
Aluminium models that include a row of single glass panes on the inside and double glass panes outside offer a higher level of soundproofing appreciated by people living in areas with heavy traffic.
All current sliding windows have a full or half-width screen. Sliding windows are most often manufactured with two or three panels, but can also be combined with fixed panels.