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Monday, September 02, 2019 Paarhammer

Not just suppliers of beautiful windows and doors, with nearly 30 years of manufacturing windows and doors in Australia you can turn to Paarhammer for expert advice and innovative solutions for your build. Visit the factory and showroom in Ballan to discuss your project and see what Paarhammer can do for you. With a Masters in cabinetmaking and joinery, and almost 40 years’ experience – of which 29 are in Australia – Tony is a  ..

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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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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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Natural Light

Thursday, March 19, 2015 Paarhammer

Chantal: Your latest blog on Natural Light is very relevant to my situation. I will change my small single glazed windows in the living area into large double glazed ones, receive a lot more natural light and not pay a cent more on electricity. Finally I’ve found something that helped me. Thanks! Tony: Glad we could help Chantal! If you would like a quote on replacing your small windows with energy efficient larger ones, we are  ..

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Q&A Natural Light

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Paarhammer

George: Hi Tony, we are building a modern style single story house and I also agree light +space +natural air = Happy family and added value. Our Architect with our help has designed a “U” shaped house main areas facing north /south with a long corridors with opening Louvered floor to near ceiling for cross ventilation east and west . We will also have many about 15x meters of Clerestory windows mixed louvers and fixed panel high t ..

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Q&A Bushfire

Friday, January 09, 2015 Paarhammer

Oliver: Is retrofitting your windows for an existing home difficult; and will I need a DA if the window sizes remain the same? I’m in NSW, in BAL-FZ and currently have standard aluminium windows with no shutters etc. The house has hardieplank cladding. Tony: Hi Oliver, retro-fitting our BAL-FZ windows is easy as we would make them to the exact size of your existing windows, matching reveals and sill details, so it’s a simple exchange ..

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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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Q&A Bushfire

Friday, January 17, 2014 Paarhammer

Peter: Hi, congratulation on the flame zone product an the certification. Your wording for NSW refers to RFS saying wooden frames not allowed. But depending on wording of permit and certifies. Can you steer me in the right direction. On a previous permit for renos on my house as long as I stated built according to Australian standards and Building codes of Australia as amended. At the time private certifiers still weren’t to prevelant ..

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Thursday, December 05, 2013 Paarhammer

Palma: With having so much content do you ever run into any issues of plagiarism or copyright violation? My blog has a lot of unique content I’ve either written myself or outsourced but it looks like a lot of it is popping it up all over the internet without my permission. Do you know any ways to help reduce content from being stolen? I’d certainly appreciate it. Tony: Hi Palma,thanks for your concern. In our case we don’t mind  ..

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Q&A Bushfire

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 Paarhammer

Martin: My son has to build in a so called flame zone, at least for his north east facing windows. Do you make to order only, or do you have stock sizes? What is the rough cost according to size. Tony: Hi Martin, we don’t have any standard sizes as we make to order. For costing best to give us a call on 03 5368 1999 or send through plans to .Please include your (or your sons) phone number so we can call i ..

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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
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