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New Breezway CPD Tutorial on Ventilation

Breezway is excited to announce we now have a new formal CPD tutorial available on Ventilation. This CPD tutorial has been accredited by Architectural Information Services (AIS) and has been designed to provide an understanding into the ventilation requirements for...

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Are you looking for design inspiration?

Be inspired by the innovative way architects and designers from around the world have incorporated Altair Louvre Windows into their sustainable building designs. Over the last couple of months we have added various projects to our showcase. Read below for a quick...

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The Energy Benefits of Screens on Altair Louvres

“Can your louvre windows be screened?” is one of the most common questions we are asked. Altair Louvre Windows sure can be screened! They can be screened with fibreglass mesh to keep the insects out, or woven metal mesh to keep intruders out or for bushfire...

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Enjoy the day while reducing your electricity

It’s a beautiful winter’s day in Brisbane today: blue skies, 23C with a breeze blowing from the west. Unlike most other office workers around the city today, I can actually feel the breeze. It’s not because I’m working outside though, it’s because the air conditioning...

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The Double Glazing Myth(s)

“For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.” - H. L. Mencken (1880-1956) The energy efficiency of a building is influenced by many different design aspects. Orientation, insulation, ventilation, shading, sealing and building size...

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Fall Prevention Through Openable Windows

With the safety of our children in mind, the Building Code of Australia was updated on 1st May 2013 to include updated provisions aimed at preventing children from falling through openable windows. Breezway has produced a short video describing some of these...

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