YKK AP America Introduces YPI 1500 Interior Access Panel Windows

New product dedicated to increasing occupant comfort

AUSTELL, Ga. (June 26, 2014) – In buildings where privacy and performance are necessary for occupant comfort, YKK AP America Inc. (YKK AP) now offers the YPI 1500 Interior Access Panel Windows for new and retrofit installations. The YPI 1500 is an interior secondary access window system that improves thermal performance, reduces sound infiltration and adds privacy and security with optional between-glass Venetian blinds. A low-maintenance option, the YPI 1500 windows can be integrated into most new and retrofit storefront, window wall and curtain wall systems with little disruption to building occupants.

The YPI 1500 Interior Access Panel Windows feature a minimal frame depth that will fit within existing window frame openings. A side-hinged access door is outfitted with custodial locks for access to 5/8” or 1” between-glass Venetian blinds, which are available in 16 colors. For easy use, each window is equipped with a slip-clutch blind tilt control knob, concealed blind raise-lower controls, and lift out and Pivot access panels. Each window system is available in a variety of architectural finishes including Anodized Plus® and Paint.

“Occupant comfort is a key consideration for architects today and YKK AP developed a window that would not only reduce sound and increase privacy, but would maintain the high performance features that YKK AP products are known for,” said Gary Flemming, window business manager for YKK AP. “By equipping the windows with the ability to reduce thermal transmissions, the YPI 1500 YPI 1500 Interior Access Panel Windows are a solution to eliminate hot spots throughout the building or in one location.” For more information, please visit www.ykkap.imre.com. The YPI 1500 Interior Access Panel Windows are on display at the 2014 AIA National Convention in Chicago, Ill., June 26-28 in booth #2212.

About YKK AP America

YKK AP America Inc. manufactures entrances, storefronts, curtain walls, window walls, sunshades, windows and sliding doors for office buildings, residential high-rises, schools, stadiums, shopping centers and institutional structures. All building products are manufactured in Dublin, Ga. in ISO 14001 certified facilities that operate in a sustainable manner by reducing pollution and waste. The company is also recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy for Exceptional Leadership in Industrial Energy Efficiency. YKK AP America is based in Austell, Ga. and is a subsidiary of YKK Corporation of America, whose parent company is global manufacturer YKK Corporation of Japan. For more information, visit www.ykkap.imre.com and follow YKK AP on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.