Architects Declare Climate Emergency

Tuesday, October 08, 2019 Paarhammer

Recently hundreds of leading architects in Australia declared a ‘climate and biodiversity emergency’ and joined architects around the world. The group called Architects Declare Australia has as their goal – ‘to encourage architects to design buildings that are less wasteful, more adaptable and much more environmentally friendly’. Buildings account for nearly 40 per cent of greenhouse gas (CO2) emissions and the group wants to raise ..

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WoodSolutions Display window

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Paarhammer

Paarhammer is proud to have a window as part of the WoodSolutions Demonstration building at Holmesglen Institute Victoria. The display building model is full scale, multi-storey and showcases structural, fire rating, acoustic, and building envelope systems. WoodSolutions have built - together with industry suppliers – this multi-storey timber construction at Holmesglen’s Chadstone campus to assist with the education of mid-rise co ..

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New lower U-values

Thursday, July 11, 2019 Paarhammer

The Window Energy Rating Scheme (WERS) enables windows to be rated and labelled for their energy impact on a whole house, in any climate of Australia. Paarhammer recently had some of their windows and doors re-tested with different glazing options and achieved excellent results. A Custom Rating on WERS provides an exact rating for a window product, based on its exact materials and specifications for frame, glazing and other com ..

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Next Stop for RACV Tiny Home

Wednesday, April 03, 2019 Paarhammer

The RACV Tiny Home, which includes a Paarhammer bi-fold door, is continuing its journey across Victoria to show what is possible in building design. For tips and ideas for your next project take a tour of this tiny home full of sustainable features and clever innovations. With eco-friendly materials, the tiny home offers energy savings which are great for the budget, and is higher than the six-star building standard for new homes.  ..

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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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New Intelligent Glass Technology

Wednesday, October 03, 2018 Paarhammer

The Ballarat company iGlass has again developed world leading technology with three new intelligent glass options: Sun Shade for variable solar control, Sun Stop for intuitive self-tinting, and Privacy from opaque to transparent. Paarhammer clients can choose to use iGlass glazing systems to control privacy, heat transfer, visible light, glare and UV penetration. Sun Shade has specifically been developed as smart control for sustainabl ..

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Energy Costs versus House Prices

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Paarhammer

You want to be comfortable in your home, right? To have a fairly even temperature is one of the things which make a house a healthy, comfortable place to live in. If your house is insulated the costs for heating and cooling are low, meanwhile, if your house is not insulated your costs for heating and cooling are high. Home-ownership is still the goal of many Australians. Many get into the housing market by buying a relatively ‘che ..

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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 Glass & Window Association (AGWA) The Australian Glass and Window Association (AGWA) is the peak association of window manufacturers, glass manufacturers, glaziers and supporting suppliers. AGWA endorses compliant, energy efficient, sustainable and fit-for-purpose, quality products. AGWA Members are committed to a more professional industry and are info ..

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