Paarhammer Wood-Alu - the best of both worlds

Paarhammer Wood-Alu - the best of both worlds from Paarhammer Pty Ltd

By: Paarhammer Pty Ltd  04-Aug-2016
Keywords: Sustainability, Sliding Doors, Aluminium Windows

The energy efficient Wood-Alu range of windows and doors feature the warmth of timber on the inside, and low maintenance aluminium on the outside. Get the best of both worlds with the natural beauty and energy efficiency of timber, with no exterior painting.

With all the standard features including quality design, the highest degree of craftsmanship and German hardware, Paarhammer Wood-Alu products are custom made to your specifications. Double or triple glazed and a variety of glass options and timbers, including FSC certified, are available.

The engineered exterior aluminium framing is powder coated, with a wide range of colours to choose from. The internal timber can be factory spray painted in a variety of stains or solid colours to suit your design. A revolutionary back-vented clip-on technique provides ventilation between the outer aluminium and inner timber frame, extending the durability of the window or door.

With a very narrow aluminium strip on the sash, the brand new design presents a modern look and is suitable for residential and commercial applications. These new Wood-Alu products can also be used in conjunction with the Paarhammer ECO-Façade.

Patented German hardware provides unparalleled security and strength, and the highest energy efficiency with U-values from a low 0.9, no drafts with low air infiltration from 0.05, and an astonishing noise reduction of up to 42dB. The Wood-Alu range includes tilt & turn windows, fixed windows, hinged doors, French doors, and sliding doors and bi-fold doors available in a variety of combinations.

The new Wood-Alu Range was developed to complement the energy efficient Architectural Timber Range, the economical Builders Timber Range and the Bushfire Safe Range, offering clients high performing windows and doors with superior results in any situation. Decades of experience manufacturing windows and doors, highly qualified employees and the use of cutting edge technology guarantee that the products meet the highest standards.

Paarhammer Wood-Alu combines the advantages of hardwood timber windows and doors with low maintenance aluminium, delivering the best of both worlds. See www.paarhammer.com.au for more information.

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