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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 – Friday 5th of May Time: 9AM – 6PM If you are around the area, feel free to swing by and see our booth at N15 and find out all about our...
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A Canberra child care greatpharmacy24.com 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. Read the full AllHomes article here. 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. Watch this space for the finished product.
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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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This outstanding building in Queenstown has a glorious “backyard” view of the mountains and scenery thanks to the recently fitted High-Performance Triple Glazed Döpfner Windows and Doors.  LAROS Technologies and the team at Eco Windows couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome. The photos and video below showcase the process of the installation and post-installation....
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LAROS Technologies is proudly representing KLH cross-laminated timber (CLT) construction timber solutions through-out Australia and New Zealand. These solid cross-laminated timber elements are construction ready, suited for load-bearing, reinforced and non-load-bearing walls, ceilings and roof panels in a solid timber construction project. Perfectly adaptable for the construction of a single-family home, multi-storey residential buildings, public...
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With thanks to Michael Mobbs at www.sustainablehouse.com.au and Sue & Danny O’Brian we would like to share an article written by the owners of a new PassiveHouse (Passivhaus) inspired house near Canberra.   This is a great read for those interested in building a new home in Australia, particularly though in colder climates such as...
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