The 2019/20 bushfire season was like no other Australians had ever experienced. Fuelled by high winds, extremely dry…
Award winning BAL-40 rated home Blairgowrie Dune House sits on sand dunes in the middle of tea trees on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, with bushfire ratings of BAL-40 and BAL-29 the home features double glazed Paarhammer windows, lift-slide doors, stacker sliders and corner stacker sliders as well as motorised clerestory windows, fixed glass units and entry doors.
Paarhammer Bushfire Safe windows and doors make it possible to combine aesthetics and design freedom with safety in the highest bushfire prone areas. Tested and approved for all Bushfire Attack Levels (BALs) up to and including BAL-FZ without shutters.
Located among vegetated sand dunes, house and nature are closely entwined. With a BAL-40 rating on the Moonah tree side of the house, the building needed to be not only high performing but also provide a fire-shield.