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Project Pricing with a Volatile Supply Chain

With supply delays, product shortages and price increases affecting the industry, do we need to change our approach to managing pricing for upcoming projects?

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27 September 2021
31 March 2014

What Exactly is Professional Indemnity Insurance?

This month we introduce Harvey Kerr to Detailed.  Harvey has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years and will be providing insights into professional indemnity for construction professionals. Harvey specialises in insurance programmes for designers. 

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27 March 2014

Short Course on Sustainability in Christchurch and Auckland

A two-day short course on one of the industry's most important topics – sustainable building – will be running in Auckland and Christchurch in June, held by Otago Polytechnic.

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28 February 2014

Christchurch Inner-City Development Request for Proposals

The first call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for working with the Crown on the development of housing within Christchurch's new Central and Eastern frames has been released this week.

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17 February 2014

Does Passive Thermal Design Have to Mean Greater Cost?

Introducing a new Detailed blog covering the many aspects of passive thermal design relating to the built environment.

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31 January 2014

Increasing Construction Efficiency with Rigid Air Barrier

Traditionally, building frames are wrapped with building underlays – which means waiting for days before the internal building work can be started.

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27 November 2013

Nick Smith and Len Brown on Planning for Housing Growth in NZ and Auckland (Video)

See above for exclusive videos of Minister of Housing Hon. Dr Nick Smith and Auckland Mayor Len Brown speaking at EBOSS's Specified 2013 event. Dr Smith and Mayor Brown addressed the challenges facing architects, designers and construction professionals in the building industry, including the large growth projections and government approaches (both central and local) to meet these.

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26 September 2013

Solar Photovoltaic Vs Evacuated Tube Technology

In New Zealand, we've seen a big increase in the number of solar products available on the market in recent years; but are all offers created equally?

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26 September 2013

Auckland Council Unanimously Support Auckland Housing Accord

Finally Nick Smith gets support from Auckland City regarding the Auckland Housing Accord.

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20 August 2013

Using More Renewable Resources in Design

In a country whose economy thrives off being labeled 100% pure, why aren’t we taking more advantage of our natural resources?

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10 August 2013

Specifying Steel Framing

Steel framing is a growing trend and as such it's important the right people get the right information to ensure the integrity of the product arriving on site is not compromised due to a lack of knowledge or inappropriate design solutions.

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