Draft proof your home for savings and comfort

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Paarhammer

Draft is the enemy of energy efficiency. Drafts or air leakages are year-round issues: in winter, they allow valuable warm air to escape and unwanted external cold air to enter; in summer, the reverse occurs. Seal your building and you will save money on annual heating and cooling costs, and the size of your heating and cooling system, while improving the health and comfort of occupants. Air leakages occur in many parts of the b ..

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Window News at Fensterbau Expo in Germany

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 Paarhammer

With around1300 exhibitors in 17 interconnecting halls, the Fensterbau and Holz-Handwerk in Nuernberg, Germany, is certainly the most important window fair in Europe, if not the world. 110,000 visitors ensured the exhibitors were kept busy. Some larger exhibitor stands were double story with a full restaurant to woe their customers, while even at smaller stands beer and pretzels were popular. If our I-phone is to be believed we walk ..

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Opportunities Down Under

Friday, March 04, 2016 Paarhammer

Recently a 21 strong government and media delegation came half way around the world to find economic opportunities. From Austria to Australia in search of new markets and business partners, the group visited successful companies with Austrian ties in New South Wales and Victoria. After a morning tour of the parliament in Melbourne and meetings with politicians, the delegation spent an afternoon at Paarhammer Windows. “I would no ..

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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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Builders Range

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 Paarhammer

A new tooling acquisition allows us to manufacture our Komfortline of domestic sized windows and doors at a reduced cost. This is a great way for builders to add value and achieve superior energy savings for home buyers. The 6-star energy rating which applies to all new builds, renovations, and additions can put pressure on builders to provide meaningful solutions to energy conservation in their buildings. For this reason Paarhammer ..

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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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Blower Test for Airtightness

Monday, November 30, 2015 Paarhammer

A blower door is a machine used to measure the airtightness of buildings. Some reasons for establishing airtightness are -Reducing energy consumption due to air leakage -Avoiding moisture condensation problems -Avoiding uncomfortable drafts caused by cold or hot air leaking in from the outdoors Blower door testing has been used in Europe and the US since the late 1970s. A blower door is a powerful fan that mounts into the fr ..

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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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Francesco the Robot

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Paarhammer

Latest technology in window manufacturing: making windows and doors is not as it used to be. To make technologically advanced products which save energy, are draft proof and sound proof as well as bushfire safe, advanced machinery is a must. Enter Francesco, Paarhammer’s newest recruit. An Italian, Francesco is handsome and sometimes a bit temperamental. He has been named after the software technician who trained him. Francesco ..

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Grand Designs Australia - 5x4 Hayes Lane

Friday, October 30, 2015 Paarhammer

A small footprint, passive design, and sustainable products were the focal point when designing this home in inner city Melbourne. With dimensions of just 5 x 4 meters the Haynes Lane Project is an impressive example of what is possible when good design meets client focus and principles. Paarhammer Windows and doors are part of this project. We invite you to watch the show about this interesting building, airing on Foxtel on the 5 No ..

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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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