Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
February 20, 2024

Comfortable Living: Enhancing Residents’ Experience with uPVC Double-Glazed Windows

In a warming world with volatile energy prices, new homeowners have two things top of mind: saving on utility costs while optimising comfort. Whether it’s a house or an apartment, creating residences that combine comfort with energy...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
February 19, 2024

Ensuring Quality for Australian Windows: Why ICP Accreditation Matters for uPVC Windows and Doors

The Australian construction industry has evolved considerably over the past decade. Sustainability is now front and centre, with new buildings required to meet a 7-star NatHERS energy rating under the National Construction Code (NCC),...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
January 30, 2024

Thermal Performance In Tiny Homes

As the demand for compact, energy efficient living spaces continues to rise, tiny homes are becoming more and more appealing to the Australian consumer.A “tiny home” refers to a compact dwelling that is typically under...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
December 19, 2023

Enhancing Property Value: Upgrading to uPVC Double-Glazed Windows in Multi-Unit Residences

The Australian real estate market is constantly evolving. However, one thing is certain; sustainable and energy-efficient features are now an essential consideration, rather than the afterthought they were previously.This is...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
December 12, 2023

How Retrofitting with uPVC Double Glazing Reduces Utility Bills by 73%

Set on the Victorian coastline, the beautiful Melbourne suburb of Sandringham enjoys a relatively mild summer thanks to its seaside position. However, stiff winter breezes can bring a serious chill factor.Residents Danny and Emma found...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
November 20, 2023

What Makes uPVC Windows and Doors a World-Class Option?

When it comes to sustainable architecture and building materials, uPVC (unplasticised polyvinyl chloride) has emerged as a leading option around the world, particularly in the window framing industry.uPVC is used widely throughout...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
November 13, 2023

Sustainability in Modular Homes

Long seen as an efficient way of delivering houses, modular homes are now emerging as a great method to make housing more sustainable.Produced in controlled manufacturing settings, thoughtfully designed pre-built homes can also...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
October 11, 2023

Thermotek Takes the Lead With Platinum Sponsorship of Sustainable Builders Alliance

Thermotek is now a proud platinum sponsor of the Sustainable Builders Alliance (SBA), showing support for the wider sustainable building industry in Australia.Formerly known as the Builders Declare movement, rebranding to the...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
September 19, 2023

How uPVC Triple Glazed Windows Can Improve Your Summer

Designing a house to be comfortable in the heat of summer has always been a priority for the Australian architectural and building industry. Given that temperatures around the world seem to be ratcheting upwards, it’s becoming even...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
September 7, 2023

Reinforcing Mt Hotham Apartments Against Extreme Weather 

True sustainability isn’t just harnessing eco-friendly materials – although that’s essential. It is creating buildings that stand the test of time, however, challenging the external environment. Thermotek recently worked with a...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
August 30, 2023

Top 8 Reasons To Choose Thermotek Smart Slide Systems

Australian design is all about bringing the outside in. These days, designing a stylish home with plenty of natural light in living spaces doesn’t mean compromising on sustainable design. Thermotek’s Smart Slide window-door systems...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
August 16, 2023

How are uPVC Windows Constructed? 10 Steps from Design to Installation. 

uPVC windows have been gaining popularity in the Australian design and construction industry due to their durability, energy efficiency, and low maintenance requirements. Thermotek’s uPVC window and door systems are...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
July 27, 2023

Winterise Your Windows Today With 0% Interest-Free Payment Plans, Powered by Brighte

Installing sustainable, high-performance windows just got easier. Thermotek is partnering with Brighte to offer clients 0% Interest Payment Plans for up to $30,000 on energy-efficient window and door systems. Energy efficiency...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
July 18, 2023

5 Ways to Design a Home For Warmth in Winter 

In the chilly winter months, it’s crucial to create a cosy living environment. For architects and builders, structuring heating into the fabric of the building can create a cocoon from the elements.Incorporating energy-efficient...

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
June 30, 2023

Why You Should Install Eco-Friendly Windows During a Full House Renovation

For architects and builders undertaking a full house renovation, it’s a great opportunity to incorporate eco-friendly windows that help create a sustainable home, improving both energy efficiency and the comfort of inhabitants....

Thermotek Windows & Doors - Blog
June 20, 2023

How Do uPVC Windows Help With Passive Design?

uPVC windows have recently taken a starring role in sustainable design and the construction of Passive Houses.Their thermal insulation properties, air tightness, and ability to control solar heat gain make them valuable components...