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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Liveability - add Value to your Home

Friday, September 25, 2015 Paarhammer

Australia’s real estate agents are embracing the trend of comfort, energy efficiency, and healthy lifestyles when considering the appeal and marketability of a property. The use of the ‘Liveability Property Features™’ icon when advertising a property indicates that the property includes a minimum of six recognised liveability features. The complete list of features are itemised in the ’17 Things™’ checklist, which includes options ..

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Australian Made versus Imported Products

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 Paarhammer

Paarhammer is proud to manufacture Australian Made windows and doors. Our philosophy is about sustainability and local jobs, therefore we use local materials where possible - including Australian glass - in our products. In the Paarhammer story, Australian Made translates to locally made windows and doors providing valuable training and skills sharing, and jobs not simply localised to the Paarhammer factory but extending to supplier ..

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Sustainable Production

Monday, June 22, 2015 Paarhammer

It is not enough to produce sustainable products from sustainable materials, the manufacturing process and facility have to fit in with the overall ideology at Paarhammer. When building the new factory 5 years ago several sustainable features were included: Light Management: an automatic monitor dims lights or turns them off depending on natural light levels at each workplace. This results in better and constant light to work in for staff ..

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