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Smartwood Altair Louvre
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The Smartwood system can incorporate the Altair louvre system from Breezway, Australia. The Altair system is suitable for a wide range of residential applications in less exposed environments.

A 102mm (4 inch) or 152mm (6 inch) glass, aluminium or timber louvre blade can be used. The system is adequate in ‘high’ wind zones.

Scope of Use
  • Altair system suitable for a wide range of residential applications in less exposed environments
  • Should be used with louvre weather bar system for optimum weather resistance
  • Need to be used in defined maximum sizes according to the wind exposure
Limitations on Use
  • For Altair blade length exceeding 800mm double control should be fitted
  • Fly screens may be possible with louvre windows depending on window recess position
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Designed, tested and manufactured to meet NZS 4211: Performance of Windows, and NZS 4233:  Glazing in Buildings, Parts 1-4
  • Designed and tested to conform to NZ Building Code, including Clause E2
In-Service History
  • Altair louvres have been extensively used in residential projects throughout New Zealand for more than 20 years
  • Widely used by homeowners, builders, Group home companies and specifiers
Other Performance Attributes
  • Window and door warranty provided under normal conditions of use against failure of materials and workmanship for a period of five years
  • Surface finish is covered by a separate performance warranty dependent on the actual finish selected
  • A hardware/componentry warranty is offered against defects in manufacturing, functionality and surface finish for a period of five years, provided care and maintenance guidelines have been followed
Span Tables
Altherm Care, Maintenance & Warranty Brochure (with AGP)


Full Specification
Specification Clause
WGANZ Guide to E2/AS1
Altherm Design Brochure


AGP Cleaning & Maintenance
AGP Condensation Guide
AGP Visual Quality of Glass
APL and Sustainability


Manufacturer Contact List
CAD/PDF Details
Altherm Smartwood Altair Louvre Horizontal & Vertical Details with Mullions


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