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Collecting Drinking Water from Roofs in Five Steps

In New Zealand, approximately 10% of the population relies on rainwater collected from roofs for their daily water needs. There are also an increasing number of projects looking for sustainable and cost-effective solutions to harvest rainwater as a reliable source for drinking water. The key to ensuring the safety and quality of water lies in proper collection, storage, adherence to regulatory standards, and the crucial step of effective filtration.

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27 April 2010

Q4 Industry Confidence Survey: Job Security Confidence on the Mend

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Various members of the construction industry discuss questions from the recent eboss survey.

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23 April 2010

What’s Up with Weathertightness?

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Achieving a weathertight building envelope is a matter of managing water. During a dwelling’s lifespan, it is inevitable that some moisture content or penetration will enter through the envelope.

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22 April 2010

Linea Weatherboard to CLD Fascia Junction

In the past the junction between Linea Weatherboard and CLD Fascia has been constructed using a scriber to cover the sealant joint.

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18 March 2010

Q4 Industry Confidence Survey: Slow but Steady Road to Recovery

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Various members of the construction industry discuss questions from the recent eboss survey.

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9 March 2010

Titan Facade Panel Fixed Over Concrete Tilt Slab

There is a growing trend to fix Titan Facade Panels over tilt slab in certain applications.

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18 February 2010

A Cause of Flaking Paint

Oil-based paints are particularly poor outdoors with rapid gloss drop-off, chalking, and embrittlement happening over time.

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18 February 2010

Water-based versus Oil-based Paint

I previously mentioned that the vast majority of paint sales are now water-based.

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17 February 2010

Is the Recession Nearly Over for the Building Industry?

This juicy title of the recently released DBH Building and Construction Outlook for the March 2010 quarter certainly got my attention, and the summary is well worth a read.

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16 February 2010

Q4 Industry Confidence Survey: Burgeoning Confidence

Building professionals confident about the industry, Eboss' quarterly survey reveals.  

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