deally suited for hospitality, multi-family and mixed-use projects, the Kolbe 4500 Series includes fixed and tilt-turn windows, tilt & slide doors and outswing hinged doors. These steel-reinforced uPVC products are designed to meet commercial buildings’ requirements for enhanced energy efficiency, occupant safety, low-maintenance and longevity.
Client news: Unrestrained by corners, Kolbe’s new TerraSpan 90-degree door unit invites in the outdoors
At more than 9 feet tall, the lift and slide door panels on the right side of the corner unit span 12 feet. The panels on the left side stretch more than 21 feet and pocket into the wall, practically disappearing to provide wide, open access to the outdoors.
Stretching up to 24 feet wide and 10 feet high, the new product accommodates as many as six 48-by-120-inch panels that can stack or pocket. Upon request, the door also can be manufactured as a custom corner unit.
Client news: Three-inch stiles present modern look, perfect match for Kolbe’s folding doors and windows
The doors complement the standard profiles of its folding windows, as well as the high quality craftsmanship, performance and expansive sizes expected with all of Kolbe’s products.
“…crank-out windows’ screens can tuck out of the way when they’re not in use to provide unobstructed views. When the screens are needed, they simply pull down to accommodate fresh air and natural ventilation without inviting pests.”
Supporting architects in designing open spaces with expansive views, fresh air and natural light, the Folding Window models feature editable width, height, wall offset and number of panels. Up to eight panels may be accommodated on each side, spanning more than 50 feet with each panel as wide as 39-3/8 inches and as high as 72 inches.
Client news: Kolbe windows help UVA Bavaro Hall meet LEED Gold criteria, maintain the vision of Thomas Jefferson
Entering its third century in 2020, University of Virginia (UVA) positions its campus for continued growth and success as it continues the vision of its founder, Thomas Jefferson, for an “academical village” in which learning would be an integral part of daily life. Contributing to UVA’s enduring vision and the architectural tradition established by Jefferson, Kolbe’s windows and doors are featured on several campus buildings.