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Continuing from my previous blog and the question of design, I look at considerations for ensuring an effective waterproofing solution.
Lessons from the design of service penetrations through fire rated walls and floors on a recent high-density residential project.
A truly resilient building needs to continue to provide core services in the event of a prolonged emergency or natural disaster. Domestic hot water is one of these services.
We pipe water inside buildings, so what happens when we turn it into steam?
There are lots of configuration options when adding this form of an operable wall, and there are a few things to consider.
We often come across situations where compliance with NZBC requirements for fire protection is in conflict with other requirements.
The performance of top-down fire resistance can be assessed by considering wall and floor/ceiling test results.
Combined meetings with architects, engineers, geo-technicians, contractors, and in the case of waterproofing — a good technical advisor, provide the knowledge to prevent excessive design alterations after construction has commenced.
A look at how a peel and stick weathertightness membrane performs in a fire when used as a temporary cladding.
A high quality, well designed and installed solar thermal system will reduce energy for water heating by around 75% in individual homes and by 40-70% in larger buildings.
Ensuring strong internal doorways requires comprehensive framing systems, but with so many framing options available, which system provides the best results?
by New Zealand Wood Products Ltd
by Speedfloor Ltd
by Techlam NZ
by VANTAGE Windows & Doors
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