The cam lock pulls your window sash together to keep it locked, secure and weather resistant. Cam locks are found on double hung and sliding windows.
Nesting Crank Handle
Casement and awning windows feature a convenient nesting handle that folds neatly away into the base and a multi point locking lever that secures the window.
Simonton 5500 windows feature an energy efficient 3/4′′ insulating glass unit with ProSolar® Low-E Glass, Argon gas and an Intercept® spacer system. Additional glass options enhance acoustics, security, privacy and fade protection.
ENERGY STAR® Certified
Simonton offers optional region-specific glass packages that meet ENERGY STAR guidelines for optimal energy performance and comfort in any climate.
ENERGY STAR Most-Efficient
Select 5500 window styles with triple pane glass are recognized as Most Efficient by ENERGY STAR in 2022 identifying the best performing ENERGY STAR windows available.
NEW ProSolar Glass Options
All ProSolar glass packages are available with a PLUS option. PLUS indicates the addition of a 4th surface Low-E glass, which reflects even more heat back into the room, helping to make your living space feel warmer and more comfortable in the colder Northern climates.
Three panes of double strength glass create two separate air spaces for optimal thermal performance and interior comfort.
Sound & Security Glass
Laminated glass consists of a durable interlayer sealed between two layers of glass that withstands forced entry, greatly reduces unwanted sound and deflects up to 99% of damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays that can cause interior fading.
Obscure glass has a textured pattern to maximize privacy while allowing ample natural light into your home.
Coastal Impact Protection
Offering 24/7 impact protection and durable weather resistance, 5500 windows with Safe Point® impact resistant laminated glass deliver Missile C level certification for homes in inland coastal areas.
Bronze or gray tinted glass helps control solar heat gain and reduce glare and visibility into your home.
Heat strengthened tempered glass is stronger than regular glass and safely breaks down into pebbles if broken. Tempered glass is often a building code requirement for use in bathrooms and windows near the floor.
Double-strength is more resistant to breakage than single strength glass and offers increased sound control.
Choose architecturally inspired grille profiles and patterns to highlight your home’s character. Grilles are placed between the glass to create a smooth, easy-to-clean surface on the inside and outside of your home.
Simonton 5500 operable windows include an extruded screen frame with matching finishes and fiberglass screen mesh designed to allow fresh air in and help keep insects out.
Double Hung & Sliding Window Screens
Double hung and slider windows feature a durable extruded screen frame with a concealed spring system for easy removal. The standard half screen can be upgraded to full screen on select windows. Choose aluminum screen mesh for increased durability.
Casement & Awning Window Screens
Hinged windows have a full extruded screen frame with fiberglass screen mesh placed on the window’s interior.