Coastal Solution

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Paarhammer

If you are lucky enough to build near the coast, there are a few things to consider, e.g. do all your building materials stand up to strong winds bringing salt and sand to your front door? Higher levels of alkaline, moisture, salt and corrosive deposits can significantly affect the performance and lifespan of windows and doors. The combination of salt, humidity and wind eat away at all unprepared materials. For coastal locations, Paa ..

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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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Sustainable House Day

Monday, September 10, 2018 Paarhammer

If you are thinking of building or renovating, Sustainable House Day may help to provide inspiration. For 17 years Sustainable House Day has provided the opportunity to inspect homes first hand that have been designed, built and renovated with sustainability in mind. This is the perfect opportunity to talk to the owners and gain insight into these types of buildings – buildings that are environmentally friendly, cheaper to run and m ..

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Keep warm this winter - SPECIAL

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Paarhammer

Paarhammer run their window manufacturing facilities sustainably, including their waste reduction system. All sawdust and offcuts are shredded and compressed into wood briquettes. No glue is used, only high pressure, and the outcome are briquettes with a density and heat output equal to Redgum. These briquettes are offered to the public in spud crates of around 800-900kg. They are suitable for all wood heaters, so why not stay warm th ..

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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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Keep flies outside

Thursday, November 16, 2017 Paarhammer

In joking, the Australian salute or greeting is a wave of a hand in front of ones face. Why? Flies of course! They serve an important role in our eco system but are annoying and we generally don’t want them in the house. As Paarhammer windows open to the inside, we often get asked “what about a flyscreen?” The answer is easy - the flyscreen is fitted to the outside of the window or door. Depending on the product range, Paarham ..

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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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Will we have to import timber?

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Paarhammer

Is it really to the advantage of the Victorian economy to cancel the sustainable 80 year rotation of regrowth forest to harvest timber? Do we as window manufacturers have to go off-shore for all our timber? Paarhammer’s main timber is Victoria Ash coming out of the ASH sawmill in Heyfield, Gippsland. It is this very sawmill that has been in the news lately as being forced to close due to insufficient timber supply for future deman ..

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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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