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How to make the most of your New Zealand home windows

Do you want to make the most of your home windows and the stunning views of New Zealand in your backyard? Then you should make your windows a feature.  

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How to make the installation process of windows and doors faster

Communication and the quality of your window and door materials are at the heart of more effective installation processes. Here is what you need to know.  

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What's new in house window technology?

Innovation in windows is more common than you may think. Samsung have released a new window design that is based on a smart device.

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How installing the right windows will warm winter homes

How do you keep out those chilly winds and survive the approaching winter? Install thermal efficient windows that keep the heat inside.  

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NZ Supreme Award

'The Remarkables Base Building' picked up the coveted 'Top National Commercial Project Award' for 2017. Altus Window Systems 'Oakley Suite - Thermal Curtain Wall' was an integral part of the project.

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Why is Smartfit® Window Technology the smart choice for your next build?

Altus Window Systems offer innovative products that can cut build time and reduce the costs. Smartfit is a clear example.

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Is your new community sustainable? Look for these 3 traits

If you're a home owner looking to move to a sustainable community, you need to understand what actually defines a development as such. This article covers the basics, from housing quality to land use, and what you need to know about sustainable communities in New Zealand.

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4 earthquake-proof skyscrapers to inspire Kiwi architects

New Zealand is a growing nation, with buildings getting taller every year. But earthquakes are a major threat to our security, so how do we protect our Kiwi skyscrapers from the power of the earth? Consider these designs from four overseas tower examples for inspiration.

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The basics of building your own home with windows in mind

How do you choose the right windows when building your own home? There are many factors that come into this decision, all as important as each other.

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Learn the pros and cons of wooden skyscrapers

With many Kiwis planning local timber high-rise construction, it would seem that wooden skyscrapers are the talk of the town. But what are the pros and cons of building tall projects with CLT? We discuss both sides of the debate, covering environmental impact, cost, safety and more.

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7 window considerations when planning your layout

Windows are a crucial part of both your home's exterior and interior appearance.

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The future of building sustainability in New Zealand

In the wake of critical demands for affordable housing and the increasing threat of climate change, the demand for sustainable building practices and products is growing exponentially.