Casement Windows Definition
Casements are movable windows that are hinged on one side and open out using a hand crank. They are one of the best movable window in terms of energy efficiency due to the strength of the compression seals they use. In addition, casements are one of the nicest looking windows and offers excellent ventilation options.
Casements are therefore popular basement egress options - see our basement windows cost page for more information. The per square foot pricing will often run 10% to 15% less than picture window cost.