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Thermashield and Soundmizer windows

Australians love the alfresco lifestyle, and Trend® Windows & Doors has products that open Australian homes to the air and sunlight. Trend® Windows & Doors’ innovative range of aluminium sliding, sliding stacker, hinged, bifold doors, bifold windows and glazed fixed lites will give any architect the opportunity to design projects that have a seamless fusion with the outdoors.

The right Trend® product can transform the look of an entire house and bring the outdoors in and the indoors out – making the most of the available space. The flexibility to open up some or all of a room is a perfect way of adding character and style, creating the perfect alfresco living space.

Multiple panels and sliding stacker doors can be used in indoor–outdoor rooms. Doors are available with flexible sliding panels and sizes, with heights up to 3 metres and widths up to 1.5 metres for sliding and stacker doors, depending on the type of project, whether contemporary or traditional design, subject to wind ratings.

Bifolds doors give the flexibility to open up some or all of a room and transform the flow of the entire house. Heights up to 2.7 metres with large panel widths can provide maximum daylight with minimal vertical distraction, giving greater scope to add character. Corner bifold doors are also available for those bold designs where innovative solutions are required.

Combining hinged doors with blends of glass, flat or raised panels can make grand statements or simply allow for more light. Designs can be contemporary or classic depending on combination. Pivot doors are available in a variety of options to suit. For large glass facades or odd-shaped walls, custom-built doors can be made to the architect’s individual specifications.

Project details Builder: Building Project Management Corporation, NSW

Bifold windows are ideal for letting light and air in, as well as providing the added functionality of a servery, allowing sashes to be opened out to the outdoor entertaining area.

All doors can be made energy and acoustic efficient with Thermashield and SoundMizer options.

Trend® Thermashield products are rated under the Window Energy Rating Scheme (WERS). The WERS ratings are approved by the Australian Fenestration Rating Council (AFRC), recognized by the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) and are currently the only scheme approved for energy-rated windows and doors in Australia.

Trend® SoundMizer products are high-performance acoustic windows and doors designed to minimize troublesome noise. Solutions are available for high-traffic areas such as freeways, railway environments, aircraft flight paths and airport surroundings or wherever noisy situations exist that need to be resolved.

Trend® is the market leader in domestic manufacturing of window and door products and has by far the largest range of product styles and types in Australia including aluminium, timber and uPVC options.