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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25 Year Paarhammer Anniversary

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Paarhammer

To mark the 25th anniversary celebration of Paarhammer, the staff spent a weekend taking in the sights and history of Echuca, including the iconic port. The staff trip was a great opportunity to unwind and mark the occasion. The dinner cruise on the Murray River was just one of many highlights. The Paarhammer story began in a small factory in Ballan in April 1990, with a staff of three, a philosophy for providing superior quality and crea ..

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Welcome to our new website

Monday, April 27, 2015 Paarhammer

Welcome to the exciting new Paarhammer website. After much thought and consideration we have reinvented the portal to our products and all things Paarhammer. The new site and link to the blog contains the latest in the world of windows and doors. Styles, technologies, and the latest in industry standards. Easy to navigate, and now more user friendly to all electronic devices, including tablets and phones. The latest case studies  ..

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What makes a Window a Good Window

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Paarhammer

At recent home shows this question was asked often, so I will try and answer it here: A good window consists of 5 parts: glazing, frame material, seals, locking points and installation. Glass Double glazing is now quite common but it is important to consider the width of the air gap between the glass. Anything from 12 to 20mm is ideal as it is the air or gas which is between the two panes of glass which provides energy eff ..

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Fensterbau Frontale 2014

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 Paarhammer

Paarhammer has visited the bi-annual expo in Nuremberg again this year, taking several key staff. As a market leader in innovation and energy efficiency, Paarhammer is always striving to be at the forefront of the window industry. Fensterbau is a great place to keep up-to-date. Trends for the future and new hardware solutions can be seen at the world’s leading trade fair for windows, doors, facades and shading. The wish for more sustainab ..

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Award for ECO-Facade

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Paarhammer

Featured at Designbuild 2014, the Eco Façade by Paarhammer wins the Selector Best New Product Award 2014, sponsored by Selector and Architectural Product News, and Designbuild. The award encourages innovation, development and improvement of products for use in architectural projects, and the product must have been released to the Australian market during the 12 months prior to Designbuild 2014. The judges for 2014 include Clare Cousins, f ..

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Burglaries - protect what's dear to you

Thursday, December 12, 2013 Paarhammer

During 2012/13 there have been 28,915 residential burglaries in Victoria alone with 2,716 of aggravated burglaries. (Source: Victoria Police Crime Statistics, 28 Aug 2013) 15 seconds – that’s how long a professional burglar needs on average to get through a door or window into a house. The consequences of a burglary are high financial damage of all sorts: next to the stolen goods which have to be replaced, often burglars leave behind wilf ..

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Glass Matters

Monday, October 14, 2013 Paarhammer

Glass is an important factor for the performance of windows and doors. Here are some terms and explanations and how glass can be used: Annealed Glass: the common flat glass often used in double glazing. It tends to break into large jagged shards. Toughened Glass: annealed glass is heated to above 600 °C and the surface then rapidly cooled, resulting in increased resistance to breakage. If it does break it breaks into small regular, mo ..

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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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