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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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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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Paarhammer joins Passive House Association

Thursday, September 22, 2016 Paarhammer

With excellent energy efficiency ratings, Paarhammer products are a perfect fit for passive houses. We have now joined the Australian Passive House Association. On their website: ‘The Australian Passive House Association is an independent, not-for-profit organization which aims to promote Passive House principles as a way of providing superior indoor comfort and air quality while reducing energy use and carbon emissions from Austr ..

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U-values, European versus Australian

Monday, September 12, 2016 Paarhammer

U-value calculations are not the same the world over. Australia has decided to follow the American NFRC (National Fenestration Rating Council) system when making calculations for the Window Energy Rating System – WERS. U-value measures how well a product allows heat to pass through. It is a measure of the rate of non-solar heat loss or gain through a material or assembly. The lower the U-value, the greater a window's resistance ..

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Choosing the Right Window - Talk

Thursday, July 07, 2016 Paarhammer

Tony Paarhammer will again be a speaker at the Adelaide Building and Home Improvement Show 15-17 July 2016. His topic is 'Choosing the Right Window - Trends, Energy Efficiency, Future' and you can hear him every day at 2pm at the Master Builders stage. When renovating or building, windows and doors are a big investment. It is important to choose wisely. There are many things to consider when choosing your windows and doors, includin ..

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Wood-Alu, the best of both worlds

Monday, May 02, 2016 Paarhammer

The energy efficient Wood-Alu range of windows and doors feature the warmth of timber on the inside, and low maintenance aluminium on the outside. Get the best of both worlds with the natural beauty and energy efficiency of timber, with no exterior painting. With all the standard features including quality design, the highest degree of craftsmanship and German hardware, Paarhammer Wood-Alu products are custom made to your spe ..

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Hardware - no longer just a hinge and a lock

Thursday, March 10, 2016 Paarhammer

The quality of window and door products is enhanced by hardware which seals against the elements, making the products easy to operate, while at the same time discouraging burglars. The tilt & turn hardware fittings feature the flexibility of two opening positions. The sash will swing inward - casement style - when opened in the turn position. Alternatively, hinges at the bottom and a tilting arm at the top allow it to open inwa ..

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Alfresco Areas

Friday, March 04, 2016 Paarhammer

Access to the BBQ area, trampoline or vegie patch - what better way than to have bi-fold doors that fold away to reveal a wide opening leading into the great outdoors. Perfect for entertaining, when groups of people are migrating between the rooms of your home and the alfresco area. And perfect when the doors are open on quieter days, the breeze can enter along with the gentle outside noises, and the backyard feels like an extension of  ..

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Top 5 Renovation Regrets

Monday, November 16, 2015 Paarhammer

Insufficient insulation, air leakage, poor lighting, not selecting double glazing, and poor design are the Top 5 renovation regrets, according to the research of the Victorian Government and as stated on their website www.sustainability.vic.gov.au (http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/services-and-advice/households/energy-efficiency/smarter-renovations/top-5-renovation-regrets) Let’s look at those regrets in the context of Paarhamm ..

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Q&A Heat Mirror Glass

Monday, November 17, 2014 Paarhammer

Don Fini: What sort of U values and SHGC can be achieved with the heat mirror for sliding doors ? Tony: Hi Don, our sliding doors double glazed have a U-value from 1.7 to 2.4, triple glazed U-value from 1.1 to 1.8, with heat mirrors from 0.8 to 1.1. The heat mirror values in our sliding doors are yet to be formally verified. Glass only values of IGU’s with 1 heat mirror (2 air spaces) are: U Val = 0.99, SHGC = 0.35, VT = 0.63 ..

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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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  • Ballan, Victoria, Australia 3342
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