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Collaborative Lighting Design Enhances New Huffer Store

Inlite’s range of solutions and the expertise of their lighting consultants helped Sam Lennon of The Lennon Project create a warm industrial look for Huffer’s new retail store in Newmarket.

Ply Panels Enhance Natural Flow of Pukekohe Home

Both pre-finished and uncoated ply from Plytech were used to create the unique timber look of the home’s ceilings, walls and cabinetry.

November 2019 feature

Passive Fire

Products designed to meet the stringent fire requirements of the NZBC.

Dulux Partners with Fireshield to Supply Intumescent Coatings

The partnership will deliver the Dulux colour range to passive fire requirements.

New Solution for Fire Rating Timber Penetrations

New Solution for Fire Rating Timber Penetrations

Combining  FBL-100 Intumescent Coating with BOSS FireMastic HPE, Tech Coatings' new tested solution for timber penetrations is fast, easy and cost-effective to install.

Multi-Service Transit Box Provides Smart Passive Fire Solution

Multi-Service Transit Box Provides Smart Passive Fire Solution

The BOSS FyreBox can provide up to FRR -/120/120 and is capable of protecting the full range of apartment services through a single penetration. 

Fire Rated Intertenancy Walls from Juken

Fire Rated Intertenancy Walls from Juken

Juken provides safe and reliable fire solutions with their Triboard Inter-tenancy walls. 

Presenting Five Exciting New Corian Solid Surface Colours

The latest update to the New Zealand stocked range of Corian Solid Surface includes sophisticated high-impact Primas and classic “with-a-twist” Terrazzos.

Introducing Grohe Colours with the Freedom of Choice Collection

With an extensive range of sizes and colours, designers and their clients will be left completely spoilt with the Freedom of Choice tapware collection. 

APL Contributes to Tradition and Change at Whanganui Collegiate

A dramatic, 7.5m-high glazed entranceway framed in APL aluminium channel gives a decidedly modern welcome to visitors to one of New Zealand’s oldest schools.

Meeting the Complexities of Fire Compliance using RAB Board

Ensure compliance with new external fire spread regulation by using RAB Board. 

SPS Building is Now the NZ Distributor for the Alucobond Range

New Zealand's leading supplier of architectural facades joins forces with the worlds leading manufacturer of aluminium facade panels: Alucobond.

Bespoke Steampunk Elevator for Pic’s Peanut Butter World

Working to meet the imaginative brief for Pic's Peanut Butter World, Powerglide Elevators supplied a steampunk-themed elevator designed to fit inside a spiral stairwell.

‘Airtight’ vs ‘Breathable: What's it all about?

This month we look at 'airtight' vs 'breathable' building. Is it possible to achieve both within the same build? 

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21 October 2019

Alibuild A2 Plus Provides Seamless Finish for Dunedin Home

Alibuild A2 Plus ACM in Black Galaxy was specified for the home’s prominent parapet bands, creating an eye-catching contrast with cedar and plaster cladding.

Introducing Dekton Grip+ for Guaranteed Slip-Resistance on Dekton Floors

Cosentino’s Dekton Grip+ is a superior new anti-slip treatment that offers exceptional performance and a smooth feel on Dekton interior and exterior floors. 

The latest research results in an ongoing study on the use of BIM across the New Zealand construction industry since 2014

Two-Coat System Improves Productivity for Large-Scale Velodrome Project

PPG’s PSX 700 two-coat system simplified coating for the Anna Meares Velodrome, while providing a long-lasting solution which minimises maintenance costs.

Invest in Ducting During Framing to Provide Options for Homeowners

Invest in Ducting During Framing to Provide Options for Homeowners

By installing ducting during the framing stage of construction, homeowners can opt for a central vacuum system in the future without the hassle of retrofitting.

Karndean Designflooring Expands the Korlok Range

Karndean Designflooring Expands the Korlok Range

Australasia’s market leader in luxury vinyl flooring, Karndean Designflooring, has expanded their floating floor collection, Korlok, with eight new sensational designs.

The A1 Fire-Certified Alucolux Range by Alucobond

The A1 Fire-Certified Alucolux Range by Alucobond

Symonite offers a solid, coil coated, A1 fire rated aluminium sheet material for exterior cladding and interior linings. 

Non-combustible Glass Wool Insulation for Passive Fire Systems

Non-combustible Glass Wool Insulation for Passive Fire Systems

Pink Batts glass wool insulation passes combustibility tests, making it suitable for use as part of a passive fire system. 

Plasma Entrance Doors Get a Range Extension

Plasma Entrance Doors Get a Range Extension

The contemporary flat finish of the Plasma entrance door is now available in commercial and institutional settings with a roll-out of a robust, heavy duty version.

Roof to Wall Detail with Eurotray Angle Seam

Roof to Wall Detail with Eurotray Angle Seam

When Dravitzki Brown Architecture was approached to design a family home near Queenstown, the brief was straightforward: “A simple form, with impeccable detailing."

Fire Performance: Products that Perform when Needed

Fire Performance: Products that Perform when Needed

Kingspan’s insulated panels minimised damage from an intense fire on an Audi car dealership.

Fire-Rated Solid Composite Decking Exceeds NZBC Requirements

Fire-Rated Solid Composite Decking Exceeds NZBC Requirements

BiForm's newly fire-rated solid composite decking was used for the smoker's area of Auckland International Airport.

Innovative Automation for Residential Cavity Sliders

Innovative Automation for Residential Cavity Sliders

CS AutoCav Residential is a plug and play automated cavity sliding door system for residential use.

GIB Weatherline Contributes to Large-Scale Apartment Project

GIB Weatherline Contributes to Large-Scale Apartment Project

One of the first large-scale commercial installations to use GIB Weatherline Rigid Air Barrier Systems is well underway at Fabric Apartments, a high-profile apartment project in Onehunga, Auckland.

Keeping up with Modern Design Trends for Indoor-Outdoor Flow

Keeping up with Modern Design Trends for Indoor-Outdoor Flow

As the popularity for larger opening doorways increases, accessories such as insect screens have had some radical design improvements to keep up with these modern design demands.

Warm Roofs and NZBC Protection from Fire

Warm Roofs and NZBC Protection from Fire

Viking’s warm roof system using TR27 Polyiso board meets Group 1-S Fire Rating — the highest possible rating in the industry.

Diversity and Fragility Celebrated with Desso Human Fascination

Diversity and Fragility Celebrated with Desso Human Fascination

From treacherous volcanic terrain to a vibrant field of flowers, the Human Fascination carpet tile collection is designed to bring the beauty of the outdoors inside.

Internal Waterproofing System Designed to Improve Project Efficiency

Internal Waterproofing System Designed to Improve Project Efficiency

ARDEX WPM 750 is a heat-welded rubber sheet waterproofing solution that is not only safe and secure with a 15-year material warranty but can also fast-track project completion time.

Who is Mico Design?

Who is Mico Design?

Mico Design is a specialised service that assists in specifying suitable, effective bathroom products for commercial projects. 

Ezyliner Fire Retardant for Walls, Ceilings and Cabinetry

Ezyliner Fire Retardant for Walls, Ceilings and Cabinetry

Designed as a hard-wearing, easy to clean and fire-retardant substrate for walls, ceilings and cabinetry, Ezyliner FR meets a Group 3 fire classification.

Understanding Passive Fire Protection

Understanding Passive Fire Protection

The 3M Fire Barrier Duct Wrap 615+ is designed for the fire-resistant enclosing construction of ducts.

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Meeting the Flooring Demands of the Automotive Industry

Meeting the Flooring Demands of the Automotive Industry

Designed specifically for the automotive industry, Hychem Motortuff is a five-layer flooring system that offers exceptional resilience and slip resistance.

High-Performance Underlay for Monopitch Roof

High-Performance Underlay for Monopitch Roof

Pac Studio's Rory Kofoed recently designed a magnificent home on Black Jack Road, Kuaotunu, which perfectly fits into the surrounding natural habitat of Otama Beach.

Fire Safety Compliance Requirements for Entrance Matting

Fire Safety Compliance Requirements for Entrance Matting

As a specialist manufacturer of aluminium and infill entrance mats, Alumat source polypropylene ribbed carpet made with a special fire retardant latex backing for all their mats.

Allproof Release Extensive Testing Results on Passive Fire Protection Products

Allproof Release Extensive Testing Results on Passive Fire Protection Products

Allproof Industries are continuously developing their range of passive fire protection products and this is predominantly done by regularly achieving new test results. 

Create Modern Skirting With AluBase

Create Modern Skirting With AluBase

Perfect for minimalistic designs, EZ Concepts AluBase one-piece aluminium profile skirting boards create a flush finish at the base of architectural interior walls.

Triboard TGV Provides Excellent Durability

Triboard TGV Provides Excellent Durability

Triboard TGV is a three-layered wall lining that comes paint-ready with durability that is very hard to compete with.

Paeroa Library Features Low Maintenance Entrance Matting

Paeroa Library Features Low Maintenance Entrance Matting

Protecting people and property are key considerations when designing public building entrances. Advance Flooring’s CoralTread forms part of the carefully-planned entry solution for this new library designed by Opus Architecture.

Choose Modulyss dBack Acoustic Backing for Education Projects

Choose Modulyss dBack Acoustic Backing for Education Projects

modulyss dBack: a durable solution for buildings with additional acoustic requirements.

See Interior Visions Come to Life with PDL Vision Studios

See Interior Visions Come to Life with PDL Vision Studios

The showrooms, located in Auckland and Christchurch, are designed to showcase a sample home, with kitchen, living and dining areas, bedroom, and bathroom.

Ironsand Downpipes Feature in Award-Winning Home

Ironsand Downpipes Feature in Award-Winning Home

Marley Stratus Design Series Typhoon spouting and RP80 downpipes complement the cladding of this Pukekohe home which was a winner in the Auckland House of the Year Awards 2019. 

Split Steel Framed Fire Rated Doorsets

Split Steel Framed Fire Rated Doorsets

NZ Fire Doors supply the full range of fire rated door options to meet building code requirements, with enhanced design that delivers on form and function.

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