Compliance - the next Step

Thursday, November 08, 2018 Paarhammer

In response to non-compliant building products, the Queensland Government has taken the lead in creating new laws to cover the sale and use of building products, and creating a chain of responsibility. Bunnings Queensland reflects these changes in the updated information on the building products stocked. Compliance information and fitness for intended purpose for a building product must now be provided by each person in the supply ..

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Windows with Quality Assurance

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Paarhammer

Windows and doors of a building carry many responsibilities and are used every day. They ensure inhabitants can get in and out of the building, and take in the view of a garden or the street, and allow light and fresh air to enter the rooms. But in the background they work hard as the link between inside and outside. Windows and doors must insulate from the heat or cold, reduce noise, provide security, and on top of that – also look good!  ..

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New Building Regulations coming soon

Monday, October 09, 2017 Paarhammer

At the recent conference of the Australian Windows Association (AWA), new upcoming building regulations were announced. Policy changes to enable greenhouse gas reductions are being discussed with changes for commercial buildings possible as early as 2019 as per the Australian Building Codes Board 2017. Residential building requirement changes may be introduced in 2022. Other key points are to recognise NABERS Energy and Green Star a ..

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Client Experience - Watch Video Clip

Thursday, October 05, 2017 Paarhammer

The journey with Paarhammer often begins with a show room visit for a meet and greet to see the products first hand, operate the German hardware, and take a tour of the factory to see production in action. With a variety of ranges, timbers, finishes and glass to choose from, a visit in person to our factory or a visit to our stand at the latest home expo can help with the final selection. Discussing the scope of work over a coffee ..

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Energy Efficient Video Series

Monday, September 11, 2017 Paarhammer

Through a generous grant from the Office of Environment and Heritage New South Wales, the Australian Window Association has released three informative videos for the fenestration industry, building industry and consumers nationwide. The videos are based on enhancing the understanding of energy efficiency in fenestration (glazed window and door) products. Video 1: High Level Energy Efficiency provides information on what is driving the requ ..

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Bushfire Expo this Weekend

Thursday, September 07, 2017 Paarhammer

Paarhammer welcomes you to visit stand 20 at this year's Blue Mountain Bushfire Expo to discuss your bushfire window and door needs. Where: Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub, Springwood NSW When: Saturday September the 9th 2017 Time: 10am to 3pm The Bushfire Building Community Forum & Expo (https://bmee.org.au/) have a range of interactive panel discussions and Marketplace with over 30 exhibitors showcasing the  ..

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BAL-FZ Policy Changes by NSW RFS

Monday, June 26, 2017 Paarhammer

The latest fact sheet by the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) details their policy changes in relation to Combustible Construction in Bush Fire-Prone Areas. Paarhammer fire resistant windows and doors, tested to and compliant with AS1530.8.1 and AS1530.8.2 respectively, are permitted to be used in BAL-FZ areas in NSW. The factsheet states that ‘for building elements subject to a radiant heat flux of greater than 29kW/m2, the use of e ..

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Tony Paarhammer voted onto AWA Board

Friday, March 31, 2017 Paarhammer

Tony Paarhammer, Managing Director of Paarhammer Windows & Doors, has recently been voted onto the Board of the Australian Windows Association (AWA). With his vast experience in the industry, Tony is looking forward to representing window makers on the AWA board in times of big changes and great challenges. Now comprising of more than 600 window manufacturers and industry suppliers throughout Australia, the AWA continues to drive ..

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Residential Scorecard for Victoria

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Paarhammer

The Victorian Government has been moving ahead with the development of a Residential Efficiency Scorecard (the Scorecard). While the Scorecard is targeted at existing homes, it can also be used to assess new homes. The Scorecard is a web based tool that will enable a trained assessor to identify and record information about the fabric of a home (including fixed appliances) where it affects the energy or hot weather performance. The Scorecar ..

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HIA: false info on glass performance in The Age

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Paarhammer

‘... Double glazing is slowly giving way to low-emission, high-performance single-glazed design. …the product can provide the same performance of double-glazed windows…’ says Kristen Brookfield, senior executive director of building, development and the environment of the Housing Industry Association (HIA) in a recent article in The Age (Saturday November 12th, 2016). What’s next? That the earth is flat? Anyone c ..

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For over 25 years, Paarhammer windows and doors have been setting the benchmark in energy efficiency in Australia. Outstanding quality, security and design flexibility ensures architects, developers and home-owners achieve superior results and energy ratings.

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