Bushfire Compliance

Thursday, January 17, 2019 Paarhammer

Flame Zone (BAL-FZ) product testing requires successful completion of the AS1530.8.2-2007 test. This test has a 30 minute furnace cycle and a 60 minute cooling down cycle in which the product still has to keep its integrity. Part of the test is also a radiant heat requirement of a maximum of 15kW/m2 on the inside. Paarhammer BAL-FZ products showed a heat flux on the non-fire side of between 1kW/m2 and 2kW/m2 in the test, depending on the pr ..

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Blue Mountain Bushfire Expo

Monday, August 27, 2018 Paarhammer

Visit Paarhammer at stand 5 at the Blue Mountains Bushfire Expo this weekend to discuss your bushfire window and door needs. The expo is packed with bushfire building related products and services with experts sharing innovations, knowledge, tips and advice for building in bushfire fire prone areas. This is a free event with loads of kids activities, sausage sizzle, and attractions for the whole family. Where: Blue Mou ..

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Watch Videos of the Forever House

Thursday, May 31, 2018 Paarhammer

Inspiration for the Forever House came from a 300 year old Moonah tree which takes centre-stage in the design by Bellemo & Cat Architects. The tree being so close to the building meant that this elevation needed to comply with bushfire attack level BAL-40. Easy to achieve with the tested and compliant Paarhammer ‘Bushfire Safe Range’ windows and doors, combined with Viridian PyroGuard 40 double glazing units. In addition to highl ..

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Bushfire Expo this Weekend

Thursday, September 07, 2017 Paarhammer

Paarhammer welcomes you to visit stand 20 at this year's Blue Mountain Bushfire Expo to discuss your bushfire window and door needs. Where: Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub, Springwood NSW When: Saturday September the 9th 2017 Time: 10am to 3pm The Bushfire Building Community Forum & Expo (https://bmee.org.au/) have a range of interactive panel discussions and Marketplace with over 30 exhibitors showcasing the  ..

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Bushfire - Policy Changes NSW RFS

Thursday, June 29, 2017 Paarhammer

The latest fact sheet by the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) details their policy changes in relation to Combustible Construction in Bush Fire-Prone Areas. Paarhammer fire resistant windows and doors, tested to and compliant with AS1530.8.1 and AS1530.8.2 respectively, are permitted to be used in BAL-FZ areas in NSW. The factsheet states that ‘for building elements subject to a radiant heat flux of greater than 29kW/m2, the use of expo ..

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Visit the Paarhammer Showroom

Friday, February 24, 2017 Paarhammer

Choosing windows is a major investment. While a number of products can be featured at shows etc. it may be worthwhile to see where the windows are being made. Paarhammer have a large showroom with varied products in the different ranges available, and in addition are happy to walk prospective clients through their manufacturing facility. Opening times are 8am to 4pm Monday to Thursday, 8am to 1pm on Friday, and Saturday mornings are ..

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Blue Mountain Bushfire Conference and Expo

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 Paarhammer

The Bushfire Building Conference and Expo will be held this week. The conference has many distinguished guest speakers and is on the 9th and needs booking while there is FREE entry to the Expo, held on the 10th. Location is the Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub in Springwood NSW. The Bushfire Building Conference is the only national event that brings together builders, architects, designers, planners, researchers, regula ..

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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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Seymour Expo this weekend

Thursday, February 18, 2016 Paarhammer

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday is the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo where Paarhammer exhibit windows and doors at stand T38 and T41. Tony has also been asked to be a speaker at the GOTAFE lecture series - Friday at 2pm and Sunday 12noon. The topic is: 'Choose the right windows & doors for energy efficiency and bushfire safety' When building or renovating, windows and doors are a big investment. They can also make a bui ..

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Bushfire ready

Friday, January 29, 2016 Paarhammer

With the bushfire season well and truly started, it might be timely to investigate the Australian Standard for building in bushfire areas, as well as doing research on suitable building materials if you are planning to build or extend in a bushfire prone area. Each state government provides current and new development information for building in bushfire prone areas on their websites, e.g. the Government of Western Australia has re ..

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