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Time-Saving Groundscrew Foundations for a Carbon Neutral Commercial Building

StopDigging’s Groundscrew Foundation system is helping Network Tasman meet the carbon neutral goal for their new 1200m² headquarters, while keeping construction on time and on budget.

High Performance Roofing and Cladding for a 28m-High Logistics Facility

The new Cardinal Logistics automated warehouse in Drury features over 40,000m² of Roofing Industries roofing and cladding installed by Steel Roofing Ltd. 

July 2024 feature

Windows & Ventilation

Products designed to help control light, improve thermal performance and ensure adequate ventilation of buildings.

Ministerial Opening for Low Carbon Home that Used APL Centrafix

A pilot low carbon home, LowCO, that was the first user of the Metro Series ThermalHEART with Centrafix window system was recently opened by Building and Construction Minister, Hon Chris Penk.

Is 5% the Magic Number?

Is 5% the Magic Number?

A case for changing the Building Code and Increasing the openable area requirement to maintain building and occupant health.

The Air Above: Breathe Easy with Yale Aeron Window Actuators

The Air Above: Breathe Easy with Yale Aeron Window Actuators

Bringing smart, flexible, and efficient window control to modern homes.

MultiVent Stops Homes from Becoming Goldfish Bowls

MultiVent Stops Homes from Becoming Goldfish Bowls

A cost-effective solution to affordably ventilate airtight homes, reducing condensation in winter, and overheating in summer.

New 300mm Clear Opening Commercial Channel Made in NZ from 100% Recycled Plastic

Allproof is expanding their 100% recycled plastic NZ-made commercial channel drain range by adding a 300mm clear opening channel. 

38th Dulux Colour Awards Winners Announced

Exceptional projects demonstrating the most innovative and transformative use of colour were awarded last month at the 38th Dulux Colour Awards. It’s now time to meet the winners.

A Common Thread Between Multi-Award-Winning Workplace Projects in Aotearoa New Zealand

2024 has seen a raft of award-winning projects featuring modulyss commercial carpet tiles. Let's take a look.

New Innovative Ventilation Solutions for a Dry and Comfortable Living Environment

Introducing Vynco's latest ventilation products, the Vynco Through Roof Kit, and Vynco Through Wall Fan.

GreenStuf Innovation: Crafting Insulation from 100% Reclaimed Materials

GreenStuf proudly introduce their latest innovation: the first insulation product in the GreenStuf range crafted entirely from reclaimed materials.

The Smart and Sustainable Bunker House

Featuring PDL smart home automation and an EV car charger, Bunker House by Futureflip is a sustainable luxury escape.

Simplifying Flat Roof Design: Cost Efficiency and Performance

This article highlights the importance of reconsidering traditional flat roof designs to achieve cost-efficiency and performance through the elimination of internal guttering systems.

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24 June 2024

How Lossnay Fresh Air Heat Recovery Ventilation Can Assist with Homestar Certification

Mitsubishi Electric Lossnay Ventilation Systems allow you to gain maximum Homestar ventilation points by improving energy efficiencies and indoor air quality.

Designing Dry, Healthy Spaces with Nuralite Waterproofing Membranes

The Cardrona Cabin designed by Assembly Architects highlights how Nuralite’s, Nuratherm system can help prevent the build-up of moisture and condensation and add to thermal performance.

RAUPIANO for Trade and High Temperature Waste

RAUPIANO for Trade and High Temperature Waste

Learn how RAUPIANO can speed up your trade waste installations.

Louvrelite Aluminium: Innovative Designs for Enhanced Thermal Performance, and Ventilation

Louvrelite Aluminium: Innovative Designs for Enhanced Thermal Performance, and Ventilation

Juralco designs and manufactures several systems that provide solar control and promote airflow and environmental aesthetic appeal. Often, these solutions begin as bespoke architectural features developed in conjunction with an architect or builder.

Precision-Cut, Pre-Primed Timber Weatherboards Keep Renovation On Track

Precision-Cut, Pre-Primed Timber Weatherboards Keep Renovation On Track

The premium A-lign weatherboard cladding was supplied pre-primed, undercoated and with a first final coat already factory-applied, saving time on site for this 1950’s home renovation.

Achieving Aesthetic Appeal, Low Carbon and Circularity with saveBOARD's Exposed Internal Lining

Achieving Aesthetic Appeal, Low Carbon and Circularity with saveBOARD's Exposed Internal Lining

Low carbon and made locally from 99% recycled waste, saveBOARD's Exposed Internal Lining offered an environmentally conscious solution for Tiu House.

Transparency or Privacy at the Touch of a Button with Gauzy Light Control Glass

Transparency or Privacy at the Touch of a Button with Gauzy Light Control Glass

Gauzy's LCG smart glass can help you balance natural light, privacy, and thermal control in both residential and commercial projects. 

Improve Indoor Air Quality with Lossnay Energy Recovery Systems

Improve Indoor Air Quality with Lossnay Energy Recovery Systems

Mitsubishi Electric’s Lossnay energy recovery systems provide a small, cost-effective way of improving indoor air quality without sacrificing on sound, running costs or H1/VM3 compliance.

Curved Glulam Portals Feature in Award-Winning Church Restoration

Curved Glulam Portals Feature in Award-Winning Church Restoration

The sustainable Techlam portals bring a modern timber element to St Hilda's Church in this award-winning renovation by First Light Studio. 

Bringing Natural Light to a Windowless Bathroom with Solatube

Bringing Natural Light to a Windowless Bathroom with Solatube

The Solatube 160DSV with ventilation add-on kit was a smart choice for this interior bathroom, ensuring consistent diffused light throughout the day.

Secure Weatherboards with BRANZ-Appraised Screw Fixing Solution

Secure Weatherboards with BRANZ-Appraised Screw Fixing Solution

The Quik Drive Weatherboard PRO makes it faster and easier to install timber bevel back weatherboards to timber-framed houses.

Tried and True: Introducing 12 New Colours of Belgotex's Stainproof Westminster Carpet

Tried and True: Introducing 12 New Colours of Belgotex's Stainproof Westminster Carpet

Used in commercial and residential projects across Aotearoa for over a decade, the Westminster premium solution dyed nylon carpet range from Belgotex New Zealand has recently been refreshed with new colour options.

Ensure Complete Safety with KOROK Apartment Wall Solutions

Ensure Complete Safety with KOROK Apartment Wall Solutions

KOROK's range of IT wall solutions incorporate fire protection, seismic deflection, passive safety, and acoustic efficiency — all while eliminating complex build-ups.

Durable and Sustainable Outdoor Hot Water Heaters

Durable and Sustainable Outdoor Hot Water Heaters

Rheem's outdoor hot water heaters are designed for New Zealand homes and New Zealand conditions.

Down By the Riverside, with First Windows and Doors

Down By the Riverside, with First Windows and Doors

A wall of Metro Series stacking sliders opens the kitchen, living and dining spaces onto a covered deck on which the family can experience alfresco living year-round.

The Majestic Medley Collection

The Majestic Medley Collection

The Tile Depot has just landed a stunning new marble-effect porcelain collection that will redefine contemporary luxury.

Smart Flooring Selection for Te Kupenga o Rongomai – Maidstone Sports Hub

Smart Flooring Selection for Te Kupenga o Rongomai – Maidstone Sports Hub

Taraflex sports floor and ExtraTread entrance matting from Advance Flooring contribute hard-wearing performance to what will become a prized community asset.

GIB Weatherline: The Hidden Benefits

GIB Weatherline: The Hidden Benefits

GIB Weatherline not only acts as an air barrier and secondary line of defence against water penetration, but also brings benefits in terms of thermal performance and noise control.

Pushing Design Boundaries: Viking Enviroclad Achieves Distinctive Barrel Vault Roof

Pushing Design Boundaries: Viking Enviroclad Achieves Distinctive Barrel Vault Roof

This bespoke project with its curved membrane roof was shortlisted for the 2024 Te Kāhui Whaihanga NZ Institute of Architects Local awards in the Public Architecture Category.

Maximising Daylight and Fresh Air in Buildings with VELUX

Maximising Daylight and Fresh Air in Buildings with VELUX

Opening skylights are ideal for bringing natural light and ventilation into both commercial and residential spaces.

Muuro Interior Linings by Forté

Muuro Interior Linings by Forté

These engineered timber panels made are ideal for enhancing walls and ceilings in residential and commercial projects alike. 

Timeless Metrix Bathroomware Specified for Kohimarama Home

Timeless Metrix Bathroomware Specified for Kohimarama Home

The classic look and trusted durability of the Metrix toilet and tapware made them an easy choice for the guest bathroom and ensuite of this renovated family home.

Enhance Comfort and Health in Buildings with DriSpace Passive Ventilation Systems

Enhance Comfort and Health in Buildings with DriSpace Passive Ventilation Systems

DriSpace offers passive ventilation solutions for all roof pitches, ensuring sufficient airflow from eave to ridge while maintaining an airtight, breathable, and energy-efficient building envelope.

Enhancing Senior Living: Troldtekt Acoustic Solutions for New Zealand's Ageing Population

Enhancing Senior Living: Troldtekt Acoustic Solutions for New Zealand's Ageing Population

Troldtekt acoustic wood panels control the reverberation within a living space to ensure calm, comfortable, and healthy living environments.

Tackling Construction Waste Through Collaboration

Tackling Construction Waste Through Collaboration

By investing in the development and accessibility of sustainable materials, manufacturers can truly inspire positive change within the construction industry. 

Weathertightness, Climate Control, and Acoustic Solutions for Your Builds

Weathertightness, Climate Control, and Acoustic Solutions for Your Builds

Masons offer systems designed to enhance the efficiency and performance of modern New Zealand homes.

Introducing Āhuru: The Latest Luxury Wool Carpet Collection from Bremworth

Introducing Āhuru: The Latest Luxury Wool Carpet Collection from Bremworth

This nature-inspired collection has been curated in collaboration with talented New Zealand designers Emma Hayes, Kristen Basra, Annique Heesen, Liv Patience and Toni Brandso.

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