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Automated Windows are best for High Level Natural Ventilation

The fact that air rises as it heats up has been used for centuries as a way to draw fresh, cooler air into a building. This is one of the prime reasons that double height voids and windows positioned close to the ceiling are common features of naturally comfortable...

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The Energy Efficiency Benefits of Woven Mesh Screens on 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. Most people don’t realise...

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Breezway Louvres Breathe New Life into SMK Subang Jaya

Breezway’s care for the community and our deep commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR), was demonstrated in our sponsorship of Breezway Louvre Windows for Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Subang Jaya in Selangor. Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Subang Jaya, a...

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Breezway Features in the Star Newspaper – Going Green

Breezway recently advertised in Malaysia's latest issue of the Star Newspaper in the ‘Going Green’ supplement which was published on 6th December, 2015. Our advertisement promotes the new sophisticated Powerlouvre Window and Apptivate Control Unit that allows...

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Light and Shadow when using Altair Louvres

With almost the entire eastern façade of the Breezway Head Office (in Australia) 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...

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Comparing the energy efficiency of ‘Esky’ buildings

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! There were no windows at all and one of the presenters had this cruel theory...

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Enjoy the day while reducing your electricity bill

It’s a beautiful winter’s day in Brisbane (Australia) 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...

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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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Two reasons why Altair Louvres should be used in bathrooms

It’s not unusual to see Altair Louvre Windows in award winning designs and in the pages of glossy magazines. Not only are they a very stylish window, but they also remain functional at unusual shapes and sizes, allowing them to be fitted in unusual wall spaces, and...

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New Monsoon Yasi Video

A new video on Monsoon Yasi is now available to watch on the video page of the Breezway website. Breezway Altair Louvre Windows seal tight to withstand positive and negative wind pressures (of up to 290km/hr) such as those experienced during Australia’s largest...

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