High wind exposure calls for aluminium joinery from Fairview Architectural Suite

Silver Pearl powdercoated aluminium joinery from Fairview Architectural Suite is teamed with low-e high-performance glass in this modern home design

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The powdercoated aluminium joinery in this new house is from the Fairview Architectural series. In addition to full-height windows, the living area features a band of clerestory windows around a lantern roof. Concrete blade walls either side of the glazed doors extend through to the interior, enhancing the connection with the outdoors. Fairview Systems has been making aluminium joinery for nearly five decades. Over that time the company has built a strong reputation for its innovative, high-performance products and custom solutions.

When storms roll in from the sea the owners of this new home can simply sit back and enjoy the elements, thanks to the insulating effect of the full-height windows that are double glazed.

The house, in South Wairarapa, was designed to take advantage of 360° views, but this also meant it would be exposed to the full force of the wind.

To counter this exposure, the home features powdercoated aluminium joinery from the Fairview Architectural series, manufactured by Fairview Langford in Greytown. This joinery is designed to accommodate large expanses of double glazing, and to perform well in very high wind zones.


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No matter what the weather outdoors, the interior of this South Wairarapa home basks in a warm glow, thanks to the highly insulated windows and doors. The house features powdercoated aluminium joinery from the Fairview Architectural series with low-e double glazing.

Kate Langford says the company was able to advise the owners on suitable solutions.

"We recommended low-e double glazing, particularly for the large areas of glass in the living area. This helps to keep the home cooler in summer by cutting down the heat coming through the windows. And it keeps it warmer in winter by reducing heat loss through the glass."

Langford says several extra site visits for planning, measuring and fitting were required, as the house was a non-standard build with a highly insulated concrete panel construction.

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The colour Silver Pearl was specified for the Fairview Architectural series joinery on this house, to complement the raw look of the concrete panel construction.

"The house has been truly tested in virtually all conditions and is standing strong."

Details from Fairview Systems Ltd, phone (09) 574 2900. Email: info@fairviewgroup.co.nz. Web: www.fairviewwindows.co.nz

Or Fairview Langford, phone (06) 304 9441. Email: enquiries@fairviewlangford.co.nz. Web: www.fairviewlangford.co.nz

Apr 21, 2015
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