Modern Glass & Aluminum Garage Doors

Turn your garage into a stylish feature with our modern aluminum & glass doors. The Avante's tempered glass panels let in natural light during the day and create a stunning look at night. The strong frame comes in different colors and can be insulated. You can choose various window options to control light and privacy. Homeowners also use Avante doors for patios, pool houses, and party barns, making them perfect for open-air gatherings.

Clopay® Avante® garage doors, crafted with sleek aluminum and glass panels, bring a modern and stylish look to any home or building. These doors are backed by a five-year warranty on the finish and a three-year warranty on the hardware. The Avante AX/AXU models offer the following features:

Durable Construction

Durable, low-maintenance 2-1/8″ commercial grade aluminum frame with many glazing options

Design Customization

Aluminum frame available in a choice of anodized, painted and powder-coated finishes outfitted with tempered glass, acrylic, polygal or solid aluminum panels. ColorBlast custom paint colors also offered in 1,500 shades


Tempered full-view glass, acrylic or solid aluminum panel options. Insulated glass garage door panels are available for increased energy efficiency.

Door Reinforcement

WindCode® door reinforcement product available for high wind load applications.

Environmental Assurance

Clopay doors meet all environmental laws and regulations and do not contain HFCs. They comply with the following standards:

  • California SB 1013
  • Washington HB 1112 – Hydrofluorocarbon Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Canadian regulations amending the rules on ozone-depleting substances and halocarbon alternatives
  • New Jersey A-5583/S-3919 – Greenhouse Gas Bill

Additionally, they meet ASHRAE® 90.1, Title 24, and the IECC® 2021 Section C406.9 Air Infiltration requirements.

Avante garage doors are constructed from a low-maintenance, weather-resistant commercial grade aluminum frame outfitted with glass, other glazing materials or solid aluminum panels.

Made of 2-1/8” durable commercial grade aluminum, making it virtually maintenance-free and long-lasting

Model AXU made of 2-1/8″ durable commercial grade aluminum with Intellicore® polyurethane insulation with an R-value of 3.8 (with clear insulated glass)

Integral section joint seal for further reduction of air and water infiltration

Smooth flat frame edge design for a more contemporary look

White Acrylic

Reinforcing fin included on doors wider than 14’. Standard doors 12’ and under do not use built-in reinforcing fin. Usage on widths 12’2” to 14’ depend upon glass weight. WindCode® doors may vary.

Intellicore® Insulation

Warmer. Quieter. Stronger.
Garage doors featuring Intellicore insulation technology represent the ultimate smart choice for homeowners. Clopay’s Intellicore is a proprietary polyurethane foam that is injected into a garage door, expanding to fill the entire structure. The result is a door with incredible strength, energy efficiency, and durability.

Additional Features

  • Replaceable vinyl bottom weather seal in a rust-resistant aluminum retainer helps keep out air and water.
  • Integral section joint seal helps keep out air and water.
  • Built-in reinforcing fin provides increased strength and longevity. Included on doors wider than 14’. Standard doors 12’ and under do not use a reinforcing fin. Usage on doors 12’2” to 14’ wide depends upon glass weight. WindCode® doors may vary.
  • A patented Safe-T-Bracket® prevents serious injury that could occur if the bottom bracket were removed with the garage door closed and under tension
  • All Intellicore® insulated doors come standard with 10-ball nylon rollers and heavy-duty 14-gauge steel hinges.

Ready to design your Avante garage door? Control privacy and amount of light that enters the garage based on the type of glazing you select: clear, frosted, tinted, mirrored, or obscure. You can also incorporate solid aluminum panels painted the same color as the frame.

Choose Glazing + Frame Color + Hardware.

Try on one of our doors on your home using our Door Imagination System.

Door Designs

Clear Glass

Gray Tinted Glass

Bronze Tinted Glass

Mirrored Glass

Obscure Glass

White Laminate Glass

Clear Acrylic

Gray Acrylic

White Acrylic

Clear Polygal

Bronze Polygal

Clear Anodized (Aluminum Panel)

Frosted (Satin Etched) Glass Or Frosted Acrylic

*Satin etched is used in the AX/AXU models.


Clear Aluminum (Anodized)

Standard White

Bronze (Painted)

Chocolate (Painted)

Bronze (Anodized)

Black (Anodized)

Dark Bronze (Anodized)


Optional Aluminum Grip Handle

Avante Brochure

Avante® garage doors are designed for architects, contractors, and homeowners. With their stylish look and tight seal, these doors are perfect for giving any home a modern update. They can be used not just for garages, but also as indoor loft partitions or solarium doors. There are many glass options to choose from, allowing you to control how much light comes in and how much privacy you have.

Products Available Through Independent Dealers

A garage door can make up about 30% of your home’s front exterior, so picking the right design is crucial. Clopay offers the widest selection of garage doors to help you find the perfect fit.

Installation Instructions for Avante

Installation Instructions

Avante Care and Maintenance Manual

Avante Care and Maintenance Manual

Installation Warranty

All of our Master Authorized and Authorized Dealers offer a minimum 1 Year installation Warranty on Clopay replacement doors.

If you have questions or would like a free quote on a new garage door, we’re here to assist.

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