System Comparisons

G2 Aluminum Frame Sample

G2 ALUMINUM

G3 Aluminum Frame Sample

G3 & G3 LITE ALUMINUM

Wood Clad Frame Sample

ALUMINUM WITH WOOD CLADDING

Wood Frame Sample

WOOD

Vinyl Frame Sample

VINYL-COMPOSITE

SystemMaterialMaximum panel size*NFRC approvedEnergy efficiencyAcousticalImpact ratedSystem wall depthTop or bottom loadStock finishesGridsGlazing infillMaximum number of panelsWater performance**Closer Options
Folding Glass WallG2 aluminum3' x 10'YesBetterVaries with options selectedYes21/4"BothWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes3/16" - 11/4"20Up to 15psfNA
G3 & G3 lite aluminum3' x 15'PendingBetterVaries with options selectedYes3"BothWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes1/4" - 11/2"20Up to 12psfNA
Aluminum with wood cladding3' x 15'PendingBestVaries with options selectedYesVaries with options selectedBothWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes3/16" - 11/2"20Up to 12psfNA
Wood3' x 10'PendingBestVaries with options selectedNo3"BothWhite Oak, Red Oak, Hard Maple, White AshYes3/16" - 11/2"15Up to 12psfNA
Vinyl-composite3' x 8'PendingBestVaries with options selectedNo21/4"BothWhite****Yes1"15-NA
Slide & Stack WallG2 aluminum3' x 10'NoBetter-No21/4"TopWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes3/16" - 11/4"Unlimited (Based on engineering requirements)-NA
G3 & G3 lite aluminum4' x 16'NoBestVaries with options selectedNo3"TopWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes1/4" - 11/2"Unlimited (Based on engineering requirements)-NA
Aluminum with wood cladding5' x 12'NoBetter-NoVaries with options selectedTopWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes1" - 11/2"Unlimited (Based on engineering requirements)-NA
Wood5' x 10'NoBest-No3"TopWhite Oak, Red Oak, Hard Maple, White AshYes1" - 11/2"Unlimited (Based on engineering requirements)-NA
Sliding DoorG2 aluminum5' x 10'YesBetterVaries with options selectedYesVaries with options selectedBottomWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes3/16" - 11/16"10 - manual (motorized available)6.0psf - 12.0psfNA
G3 & G3 lite aluminum5' x 15'YesBestVaries with options selectedYesVaries with options selectedBottomWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes11/4" - 13/8"10 - manual (motorized available)6.0psf - 12.0psfNA
Vinyl-composite4' x 10'YesBetterVaries with options selectedYesVaries with options selectedBottomCream White (136) & Tan (304)****Yes1"5 - manual6.0psfNA
Lift SlideG3 aluminum5' x 15'YesBestVaries with options selectedYesVaries with options selectedBottomWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes11/4" - 13/8"10 - manual (motorized available)12psf and higherNA
PivotG2 aluminum5' x 10'NoBetter-No21/4"BottomWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes3/16" - 11/4"Unlimited (Based on engineering requirements)-Floor & head
G3 & G3 lite aluminum6' x 12'NoBest-No3"BottomWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes1/4" - 11/2"Unlimited (Based on engineering requirements)-Floor & head
Swing DoorG2 aluminum31/2' x 10'YesBetterVaries with options selectedYes21/4"NAWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes3/16" - 11/4"NA6.0psf (Up to 12.0psf with high performance sill)NA
G3 & G3 lite aluminum5' x 15'YesBestVaries with options selectedYes3"NAWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes1/4" - 11/2"NA6.0psf (Up to 12.0psf with high performance sill)NA
Aluminum with wood cladding5' x 12'-BestVaries with options selected-3"NAWhite, Bronze, Clear Anodized, Dark Bronze Anodized***Yes3/16" - 11/2"NA6.0psfNA
Wood5' x 10'-BestVaries with options selected-Varies with options selectedNAWhite Oak, Red Oak, Hard Maple, White AshYes1"NA6.0psfNA
Vinyl-composite3' x 8'YesBestVaries with options selected-21/4"NAWhite****Yes1"NA6.0psfNA

* Custom configurations, oversized panels, and variations are available with engineering approval. Please contact a Solar Innovations® sales designer to discuss options.
** Water performance depends on sill type, outfold vs. infold, configurations and up-leg height.
*** AAMA 2603-04-05 custom options are also available.
**** Can also be laminated, veneered, or custom painted.