The National Construction Code was updated in 2013 to introduce measures to safeguard children from falling through openable windows. (more…)
Properly designed louvre windows can be of enormous benefit to the comfort and energy efficiency of buildings. But it is important that the product is suitably designed and fit for purpose. (more…)
With almost the entire eastern façade of the Breezway Head Office made up of a wall of Altair Louvre Windows there are two characteristics of our building that most visitors comment on….1) How pleasant it is to feel the breeze and 2) How much natural light streams into our building.
There’s another aspect that I really enjoy which few visitors get to see because it only happens first thing in the morning when the sun is low in the sky – and that is the light patterns caused by the angled, open blades. (more…)
Australians love being outdoors. We love outdoor sports. We love barbeques. We love camping. We love the beach. We love bushwalking. So its not surprising that we love our homes (more…)
Years ago I attended a week long training course in the conference centre of a large hotel right on the beachfront. The food was pretty good but the conference room felt a bit like a dungeon! (more…)