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Benefits of uPVC Windows and Doors

Tuesday 5th April 2016

There are many benefits of uPVC windows and doors, including energy efficiency, durability, and low maintenance. uPVC (Unplasticised Polyvinylchloride) is a highly resilient material that is used extensively in the building industry worldwide. While uPVC is currently accounting for just a small percentage of the Australian window market, there is a…

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Climate Change in Australia: “Losing the Battle”

Wednesday 23rd March 2016

Climate change in Australia is becoming a ‘hot topic’, with the recent release of NASA’s climate report. In addition, there was the recent announcement of job cuts at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). More worryingly, Australia’s chief scientist Dr Alan Finkel has warned that Planet Earth is…

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10 Ways to Reduce Energy Costs

Wednesday 16th March 2016

Here’s how you can reduce energy costs both at home or at work. Is the high cost of energy getting you down? By making a few simple changes you can reduce energy costs, save hundreds of dollars every year, and contribute to a more sustainable environment. 1. Switch appliances off at…

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Stop Traffic Noise: Here’s How

Monday 7th March 2016

Are you looking to stop traffic noise from disturbing the peace and quiet in your home? Is traffic noise causing you sleepless nights, stress, exhaustion, and irritation? According to the World Health Organisation, the health impacts of environmental noise are a growing concern. In Western Europe, almost one million healthy life years…

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What is a Double Glazed System?

Friday 19th February 2016

You may have heard the term, but you’ve probably been thinking, “what is double glazing”? And, what difference can a double glazed system make to my home? Well, we’re here to help! Double glazing refers to a system of insulation whereby two panes of glass are fitted within a window sash, with…

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Soundproofing Systems – The Sound of Silence

Thursday 17th September 2015

On Systematically Soundproofing Reduce traffic noise to a whisper by soundproofing with double glazed windows and doors, which are suitable to achieve a noise reduction of up to 40dB. Most homes are fitted with 3mm clear glass in either timber or standard aluminium frames. But by using our windows and…

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Double Glazed Window Types

Thursday 10th September 2015

Different types of the double glazed window system When looking at a potential double glazed window or door, a decision has to be reached as to what system the windows are to be made with (thermally broken aluminium (75% more thermally efficient than standard aluminium) or Rehau uPVC (sound reducing…

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