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Scott Townsend
Scott Townsend
on Rainwater Systems
Marketing Manager

In the building industry for over 15 years, Scott has extensive experience developing and marketing roofing, insulation and rainwater systems. Currently, Marketing Manager at Marley New Zealand.

25 October 2017

Rain Harvesting: More than Just a Fad

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Rainwater collection is a growing and necessary trend for both rural and urban areas.

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20 February 2014

Affordable Housing: By What Definition?

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Are we missing the point when it comes to the current discussion around affordable housing?

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15 July 2013

What Size Spouting and Downpipe Do I Need?


The wintery blast crossing the country serves as a timely reminder to consider your spouting and downpipes when designing your next project. In particular what size do you need to cope with all this rain?

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05 March 2013

What Could Leaky Plumbing Cost You or Your Clients?

Specify a plumbing system that's 'fit for purpose'.

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21 August 2012

NZ Green Building Council Recognises the Merits of Best Practice PVC

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) recently announced a significant change to the Green Star environmental rating system that recognises the merits of 'best practice' PVC pipe, and will now award Green Star points for the use of such accredited materials. 

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06 August 2012

Gutters and Roof Edges: Aesthetics vs Weathertightness

I recently received an email asking the question: "Why there is no gutter product available that would overflow to the outside in case of a gutter blockage.  Why are all gutters higher or at least equal in height on the exterior face?  Can we really afford looks by risking leaky buildings?"

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16 April 2012

Accommodating Thermal Movement in Spouting Systems

Recently an architect enquired about how to accommodate thermal movement in a uPVC spouting system. 

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