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The Differences Between U-Values Around the World We often get asked about our U-values, and how they compare with those of other products. Firstly though, what are U-values? U-values are an important metric when determining the energy efficiency of glass windows and doors. It is a measure of both how well a window or door...
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How Does Airtightness Relate to Ventilation: A Beginners Guide When we, and a lot of the industry talk about building airtight, we often use the term ‘leaky’. But what exactly quantifies ‘leaky’ or ‘airtight’? Unfortunately, there isn’t a global standard. New Zealand’s building code defines an air change per hour (ACH) of less than 5...
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The Importance of Air-tightness and Ventilation in Summer With the first of our summer heat waves upon us, it is important to understand the value of air-tightness and Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV) during such hot days. But usually, air sealing solutions are framed as a solution to cold climates, keeping the warmth inside the house....
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Last weekend in Canberra was freezing!  The weekend minimums reached -8 degrees in some areas of the ACT and many residents would have noticed the cold spell.  But, if you’re heating your house, do you know how much heat is lost through your windows when it’s that cold outside?  It is going to vary greatly...
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LAROS Technologies and RAICO Bautechnik GmbH are exhibiting at the 2017 DesignBUILD Expo, held at the ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour. Dates: Wednesday 3rd Køb Kamagra hvis du prøve et andet potensprodukt – Friday 5th of May Time: 9AM – 6PM If you are around the area, feel free to swing by and see our booth...
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A Canberra child care centre is set to become Australia’s most energy-efficient commercial building. The Torrens Early Learning centre will be the first commercial “Passivhaus” structure in the southern hemisphere, once construction is complete. Photos: Jamila Toderas
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Stage 2 – Complete! Spectacular project in Melbourne is finally complete! No one thought it could be done, but with the European smarts of HESS Timber & RAICO THERM+ H-I High Performance Curtain Walls and some clever design from the LAROS team, the doubled glazed curved roof for the Melbourne University College is now up!...
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Stage 1 – Complete! Many thanks & congratulations to everyone from LAROS & Western Commercial Windows who was involved. It has been a successful outcome of the assembly on the ground. Next stage… the LIFT, stay tuned for updates throughout the week! HESS Timber + RAICO THERM+ H-I thermally broken double-glazed (12mm-8mm) curtain wall roof.
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Exciting news, a big project is underway in Melbourne. A retrofit installation of a curved HESS Timber + RAICO THERM+ H-I thermally broken double-glazed (12mm-8mm) curtain wall roof is going to be a site to gaze at, it’s all happening at the University College.
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Döpfner Timber Triple Glazed Main Door Another wonderful ‘Spruce’ finish to the front door and another happy customer right before Christmas!
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