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2019 Construction Industry Confidence Survey Results

A recent survey of 843 architectural specifiers and 638 builders gives us a snapshot of the NZ construction industry heading into 2020.

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22 November 2019
22 November 2019

Smartening Up Asset Management with BIM

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There are misconceptions about BIM’s applicability to existing assets but a recent project at Hamilton City Council’s Pukete Wastewater Treatment Plant exemplifies how BIM technologies can be utilised to provide a rich, multi-dimensional picture of existing assets.

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22 November 2019

NZBC – H1 Energy Efficiency

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From time to time there are calls from various interest groups advocating that their section of the New Zealand Building Code needs to be updated or revised, including Clause H1 (Energy Efficiency).

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22 November 2019

Moving Towards Sustainable Building Design in New Zealand

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A look at some of the milestones and springboards from 2019 which are leading NZ architects towards sustainable design practices in 2020 and beyond. 

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22 November 2019

NZ BIM Benchmark Survey 2019 Results Released

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EBOSS and the BIM Acceleration Committee are pleased to announce the findings of the sixth year of the BIM Benchmark Survey. 

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18 November 2019

Considering the Next Phase of Offsite Construction in New Zealand

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There are many reasons to believe that the future is bright for the offsite construction sector in New Zealand. 

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21 October 2019

Choosing the Right Flat Roof Accessories

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It's important to consider the wide range of components that are specifically designed to support waterproofing membrane systems and how they create a full solution.

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21 October 2019

‘Airtight’ vs ‘Breathable: What's it all about?

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This month we look at 'airtight' vs 'breathable' building. Is it possible to achieve both within the same build? 

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20 October 2019

How to Minimise and Manage Fastener Popping

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A look at how fastener popping occurs and what can be done to minimise and manage the occurrence of unsightly visible screw heads. 

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20 October 2019

BIM and the Magic of Metadata Standards

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Learnings on the use of metadata standards to inform BIM data capture, from the NZDF Whenuapai base gymnasium project.

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20 September 2019

Design Considerations for Energy-Efficient Glass

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The use of energy-efficient glass delivers a more comfortable building interior and helps reduce energy costs across the service life of the building. 

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