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Josh Hepi
Josh Hepi
on Glass and Aluminium Partitions
Technical Specification Manager – North Island

Josh has recently taken up a new role as Potters' Technical Specification Manager for walls, having spent three years as Wellington's Branch Manager. With expert knowledge in Potters' aluminium systems, Josh is adept at creating practical solutions for challenging builds, working closely with architects to get the best results.

25 March 2024

Actions and Loads to Consider When Specifying Internal Aluminium Partitions

In this second part in our series 'A Guide to Structural Actions on Internal Aluminium Partitions', we look at frame deflections and loads that need to be considered when specifying partitions. 

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26 February 2024

A Guide to Structural Actions on Internal Aluminium Partitions

Part 1: Structural considerations for internal aluminium partitions.

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27 October 2020

Important Design Considerations For Glass Installation in Aluminium Partitions

Edge cover and edge clearance should be considered at the initial design stage to ensure glazing is installed as per the New Zealand Glazing Code. 

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21 March 2019

What to Consider When Adding Bi-Fold Doors to Your Design

There are lots of configuration options when adding this form of an operable wall, and there are a few things to consider.

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19 October 2016

Designing for Flexibility in Learning Spaces

Incorporating partition systems into classroom design can help create flexible learning spaces as required by the Ministry of Education.

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19 August 2016

Partition Bracing Simplified

Following changes to the installation requirements for internal partitions and sliding door systems, TRACKLOK has worked on simplifying the partition bracing process.

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20 August 2015

Thicker Glass Requirements for Greater Acoustic Performance

Acoustic performance is of key importance to internal glazed partitions and door systems within commercial and educational buildings.

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27 May 2014

Potters Deflection Track System Solves ‘Live/Dead Load’ Issues in Buildings

An architect recently approached Potters Interiors expressing concerns of ‘live loads’ in the new multi-floor buildings they were designing. 

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29 July 2013

Design Guidelines for Glazed Internal Partitions

Some of our most frequently asked questions relate to limitations of glazed internal partitions.

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8 March 2013

Simple STC Solution: A Staggered Stud System

Recently an architect was looking at a ‘staggered stud’ wall system for an office fitout project – which was recommended by an acoustic technician to achieve a high STC-rated wall. The architect wanted some level of confidence in how this type of system goes together.

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