In its new AWS (Aluminium Window System) generation of windows, Schüco has developed a system to meet all requirements. Functional benefits are combined with architectural and design features. The few perfectly integrated components combine benefits such as high levels of thermal insulation to passive house standard with low basic depths and narrow face widths. On the basis of standardised interfaces, all fittings can be operated manually, mechatronically or centrally via a building management system. Burglar resistance to security class RC3 (WK3) (DIN EN 1627).