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After establishing in last month's post that vapour convection is the major contributor to Leaky Building 2.0, we will now explain how to measure installed performance by using a Blower Door.
ADNZ are excited about the launch of our second issue of Defign magazine, which celebrates the unique talent of Kiwi designers and provides inspiration for anyone looking at building or renovating a h... Read more
DORMA's office is a showcase of some of the fantastic operable wall systems not regularly associated with DORMA in New Zealand, as say automatic doors or architectural hardware. Read more
When making design decisions on thermal aspects of building materials and constructions, it is important to put them in perspective to maximise their performance – the inter-relational 'sweet-spot' – ... Read more
It's been a huge year and we are all in wind-down mode, but now is the time we should be putting energy into planning for the new calendar year; it will be here before you know it! Read more
In this post we'll look at performance testing for textiles and upholstery and examine how to extend the lifespan of materials in commercial and heavy duty environments. Read more