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About Fire Ratings

Windows and doors for BAL designated areas

Victoria - CountryVictoria - High Country

Australian Standards for Building Regulations for renovating and building in bushfire hazard designated BAL zones were adopted by Victoria and the ACT after the devastating Black Saturday fires of February 2009. The Standards have now also been adopted by NSW, and all other States.

Paarhammer bushfire window and door products give peace of mind without compromising on design and energy-rating.

Five bushfire hazard levels

Australia's bushfire-prone areas have been classified into the following Bushfire Attack Levels (BAL):

  • BAL-12.5: Low
  • BAL-19: Moderate
  • BAL-29: High
  • BAL-40: Very high
  • BAL-FZ: Flame Zone

To obtain a BAL rating for your home or for building in your area, consult your local council, government or local fire authority.

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Since 1990, 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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  • 53 Haddon Drive ,
  • Ballan, Victoria, Australia 3342
  • Phone: 03 - 5368 1999