Window Trends

Thursday, October 11, 2018 Paarhammer

The recent Fenestration conference of the Australian Windows Association has again featured excellent guest speakers on a variety of topics, including future trends for windows and doors which include larger sizes, better insulation and automation. One main change, according to what customers want, are ever larger and larger products. No longer are standard window and door sizes on the ‘want’ list of customers but whole walls of glass ..

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New Intelligent Glass Technology

Wednesday, October 03, 2018 Paarhammer

The Ballarat company iGlass has again developed world leading technology with three new intelligent glass options: Sun Shade for variable solar control, Sun Stop for intuitive self-tinting, and Privacy from opaque to transparent. Paarhammer clients can choose to use iGlass glazing systems to control privacy, heat transfer, visible light, glare and UV penetration. Sun Shade has specifically been developed as smart control for sustainabl ..

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Energy Costs versus House Prices

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Paarhammer

You want to be comfortable in your home, right? To have a fairly even temperature is one of the things which make a house a healthy, comfortable place to live in. If your house is insulated the costs for heating and cooling are low, meanwhile, if your house is not insulated your costs for heating and cooling are high. Home-ownership is still the goal of many Australians. Many get into the housing market by buying a relatively ‘che ..

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RACV Tiny Home Open this weekend

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Paarhammer

The RACV Tiny Home is on display this weekend from 10am to 4pm behind Her Majesty’s Theatre as part of Open House Melbourne. Designed by architect Peter Maddison from Grand Designs Australia, it features a Paarhammer bi-fold door as part of sustainable living. Using smart design principles and carefully chosen materials, this concept showcases what contributes to creating a home that is not only comfortable to live in but more affordable  ..

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Energy Performance of Buildings

Thursday, July 05, 2018 Paarhammer

New rules by the European Commission will make existing buildings in Europe smarter and more energy efficient, saving money and creating jobs in the renovation and construction sector. How about in Australia? Like the EU countries, Australia has signed the Paris Agreement, promising to decrease emissions and energy use. Buildings are the culprit everywhere and windows are a big part of that. As the population increases, Australia need ..

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Correct Ventilation and Energy Efficiency

Thursday, June 07, 2018 Paarhammer

Well sealed windows and high energy glazing save energy and provide a comfortable living environment – and that’s how the danger of mould growth increases. This seeming contrast is easy to explain. During the normal use of a living space large amounts of steam are released, e.g. through cooking, washing, showering or washing dishes. Also every human dispenses about ½ litre of water through the skin and even more than 1 litre through b ..

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Komfortline

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Paarhammer

Increased energy costs, an increased awareness of our environment, the costs of home building or renovating, and the need to reduce these costs where possible are all common factors facing builders and home owners. Now there is a cost effective way to get the results you want without the price tag. Komfortline by Paarhammer, previously known as the Builders Range, is the perfect solution for conscientious builders looking for energy efficie ..

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Indoor / Outdoor Living

Thursday, February 15, 2018 Paarhammer

Alfresco living is much in demand for entertaining. The trend towards building homes with an abundance of natural light and a seamless connection between interior and exterior spaces is growing. Open up your house with either sliding doors, French doors or bi-fold doors. What are the advantages of each and which one should you chose? Let’s look at bi-fold doors today: Imagine an opening of up to 10 meters wide or up to 2.8 m ..

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Proud Members

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Paarhammer

Paarhammer are proud members of the following organisations: Australian Window Association (AWA) The Australian Window Association is made up of window manufacturers and industry suppliers throughout Australia. Members of the Association have products tested to Australian Standard AS2047. The Association provides support to manufacturers and suppliers, and educates the public while providing assurance of product quality. Our very o ..

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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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