We know all too well the dangers facing homeowners in bushfire prone areas, which is why we developed Pyroguard 40™ to provide greater protection against radiant heat.


PyroGuard 40™ is specially insulated glass that gives homeowners the benefits of larger windows yet still provides a barrier to heat exposure in the event of a fire
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Safeguard for your home

You can be confident PyroGuard 40™ will retain its integrity during bushfires. It also transmits low levels of heat – reducing the risk of secondary fires.

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Enjoy the View

When living in a BAL40 zone, Pyroguard 40™ is the only fire protection system required for your windows – eliminating the need to install unsightly shutters or screens.

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Year-round Comfort

The energy efficiency and range of solar control allows PyroGuard 40™ to deliver a comfortable living environment no matter the season.

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Double Glazed Unit

The PyroGuard 40™ range is made up of insulating glass units (IGU), each unit is double glazed to achieve greater thermal insulation.

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Tested & Certified

When used in conjunction with a tested system, PyroGuard 40 achieves a BAL40 rating in accordance with fire regulations AS1530.8.1-2007.

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Fire Protection with Glass

With our advanced glass technology, fire protection doesn’t have to result in an unattractive design. You can have protection from fire as well as the look you’ve always wanted.

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Technical Specifications

  • Specific advice on the application should be sought from the relevant authorities and the window system manufacturer on suitability
  • Maximum Size: refer to window manufacturer's test certificate for maximum window size
  • Minimum Size:  350 x 250mm

When a Viridian PyroGuard 40™ bushfire resistant insulated glass unit is glazed as a part of a successfully tested window system to the requirements of AS1530.8.1-2007 it is suitable to be used for Bushfire Attack Levels (BAL) up to and including BAL 40. Viridian PyroGuard 40 is not designed to be used in BAL Fire Zone (BAL FZ).

Case Studies

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Safe House

The Peninsula House, Mornington Peninsula, VIC

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