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25 October 2017

Rain Harvesting: More than Just a Fad

1710 Scott Townsend Marley

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

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25 October 2017

Re-useable Passive Fire Stopping Solutions

1710 Malcolm option 2

In discussions with designers on interior fit-outs recently, it became apparent that there was a requirement for a fire stopping solution that was temporary in nature.

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25 October 2017

Specify Compliant Internal Wall Openings with Confidence

1710 Sam Mckechnie

Understanding the framing structure of internal wall openings can open new possibilities in designing architectural spaces. Working with a quality steel framing manufacturer that can provide engineering solutions to your project can be an invaluable tool to ensuring your design specifications are met.

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25 October 2017

Back to Acoustic Basics

1710 Jonathan Mountfort

Breaking down sound absorption by looking at reflections.

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25 October 2017

Balancing the Costs of Increased Building Performance

1710 Jon Davies blog post 2

The homeowner pays the upfront cost of a hypo-reactive building, or the ongoing costs of a hyper-reactive building.

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20 September 2017

Roof Design: Thermal Insulation Values Explained

1709 Shane Clarke Nuralite Low Pitch Roof School 1

To understand insulation and its thermal resistance values, you need to know about thermal conductivity, thermal resistance and thermal transmittance.

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20 September 2017

Selecting the Right Adhesive for Natural Stone Tiles

1709 Johan Du Plessis reiner knudsen 269368

Many natural stones are sensitive to moisture and direct heat, meaning that care must be taken when selecting a compatible adhesive system for natural stone tiles.

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20 September 2017

Hydrosafe Value — What is it?

1709 Jon Davies Freddie Marriage

The hydrosafe value quantifies the level of protection for your construction against increased indoor humidity levels during the construction phase (building moisture).

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28 August 2017

Triple Connected Windows Part II

1708 Jon Davies jon eric marababol 132979

It is very important that all aspects of the window are taken into consideration; frame system, double glazing, window size and the connections between the window and the wall.

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28 August 2017

Balancing Appearance and Performance with Intumescent Coatings

1708 Matthew Hughes dakota roos 1311

Ensuring a 'true' limiting temperature has been calculated could half the thickness and cost of intumescent coating.

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