Commercial External Applications

With different characteristics of frames resulting in variations in aesthetics and performance, choosing the right steel window for a project is important.

The matrix below is designed to help with the decision-making process.

After identifying the specification that meets the project requirements, please turn to the appropriate product section for further details.

The same F, W20 and W40 profiles used in domestic external applications can be used in many commercial applications.

Alternative fire resistant glazing systems using cold-formed tubular steel profiles are offered by a number of SWA members for both integrity only and integrity with insulation. Fixed lights, screens opening windows and doors can all be offered in cold-formed steel, for details please contact the SWA.

Fact Sheets

We have a number of fact sheets that give more information about various subjects to do with steel windows and doors.

Find a member

Our members are more than happy to discuss a project with you and then provide pricing, design details and specification criteria. Please click on the link above to locate a manufacturer or installer that can carry out a project in your area.