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In the February’s issue of Guidelines, (the 9th item), BRANZ reminded readers that its ALF software is not suitable for determining compliance with the New Zealand Building Code – Clause H1 (Energy Ef...
Fire ratings up to FRR 60/60/60 can be achieved when Scyon Axon Panel is in a fire-rated wall system specified in James Hardie’s Fire and Acoustic Design manual, making it suitable for use as an exter... Read more
Non-apartment dwellings increased in 11 regions. Excluding apartments, 11 of the 16 regions consented more new dwellings in February 2014 than in February 2013. The regions with the greatest increase... Read more
Now more than ever, construction professionals are realising the environmental consequences of the way we plan and design new buildings. The 'Creating Living Buildings' short course offers a full un... Read more
For this reason, businesses and regulatory authorities are implementing guidelines and systems that help conserve an ecological balance but work in conjunction with our busy lives. Universal design i... Read more
Together the East and North frames have a gross land area of 14.6 hectares, of which just under half will be offered up for development. The new community will comprise around 750 medium density homes... Read more