with Heather Goode
24 June 2016
Company laboratories should be able to create reliable, accurate results, and IANZ accreditation gives customers assurance that these tests can be relied on.
26 May 2016
The Environmental Choice labelling scheme is an easy and reliable way to be assured that a specified product meets a number of tough environmental and health considerations.
21 April 2016
Metamerism describes how colours can look different under different light sources and is an important factor to consider when choosing a paint colour.
14 March 2016
Recreating colours from old, faded and repainted buildings can be a challenge — particularly when faded photographs and paint are the only clues available to designers.
17 February 2016
At a recent Paint Manufacturer’s Association meeting we had some information presented on changes to how asbestos removal will be managed from April 2016.
21 October 2015
As the population ages, durable paint finishes that meet the demands of residential aged care facilities, health care practices and hospitals are required.
13 August 2015
LRV stands for Light Reflectance Value and is a measure of the amount of visible light reflected by a surface. As a design professional you're probably well aware of this, but what you may be less familiar with is the effect that chosen colours can have on the integrity of the substrate beneath.
21 July 2015
At Dulux, we seem to hear about a new type of certification on a monthly basis. Each has a different focus but often overlaps with other programmes. It's hard to decide which is most important when choosing a product, but here are some of the better known.
01 June 2015
As an architect or designer you will often need to prove that proposed structures meet a number of fire safety standards including the mandatory provisions of the New Zealand Building Code fire safety clauses.
05 April 2012
One of the functions of paint is to obliterate whatever you are painting, whether it be old patterned wallpaper, stains, or the unloved colour of a previous tenant.
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