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Affordable Housing

How designers and builders can create reasonably priced housing, without compromising on quality.

March 2024

Creating Additional Living Spaces with Inground Pump Stations

Granny flats and tiny homes offer a great solution in the midst of a housing shortage, however wastewater drainage can often be a challenge. The Sanifos 280GR changes what is possible and creates new design possibilities.

Affordable Thermal Efficiency: Continuous Kooltherm Insulation

Affordable Thermal Efficiency: Continuous Kooltherm Insulation

Kingspan Insulation NZ Ltd understands the demands of cost-efficient and effective insulation and has sought to increase Construction R-values and address thermal bridging issues.

Karndean's Korlok Selected for St George Community Housing

Karndean's Korlok Selected for St George Community Housing

St George Community Housing required a modern flooring solution that not only fit the unit style but also ticked all the boxes for building compliance. 

DriSpace Innovative External Airtight Barriers Make Energy Efficient Buildings Affordable

DriSpace Innovative External Airtight Barriers Make Energy Efficient Buildings Affordable

Building tight and ventilating right is a significant challenge in the NZ building industry, often leading to project delays and increased costs. DriSpace products and systems introduce innovative solutions to make achieving energy efficiency possible and affordable.

Landmark Papakāinga Development Uses Solar Thermodynamic Hot Water Systems

Landmark Papakāinga Development Uses Solar Thermodynamic Hot Water Systems

Solar thermodynamic hot water systems were selected for energy efficiency and no maintenance.

Bridging Affordability and Sustainability with Allied Concrete

Bridging Affordability and Sustainability with Allied Concrete

Allied Concrete's flagship product, SuperSlab+, and sustainable initiatives like Ecrete, are making waves in affordable housing construction.

A Game-Changer for Iwi Housing in the Far North

A Game-Changer for Iwi Housing in the Far North

PanelLock's innovative Triboard housing panels are providing time-savings and long-term durability for community-led housing projects in the far North.

MAXRaft Insulated Flooring Brings Time Savings to Affordable Housing Projects

MAXRaft Insulated Flooring Brings Time Savings to Affordable Housing Projects

The prefabricated system offers time-savings on site, cost-savings on power bills, and is now BRANZ appraised for straight hold down fixings with 90mm framing.

Affordable Luxury: Transform Homes into Havens of Warmth with Warmup Undertile Heating

Affordable Luxury: Transform Homes into Havens of Warmth with Warmup Undertile Heating

Adding Warmup undertile heating to bathrooms, kitchens, and tiled floors provides affordable warmth and luxury at a fraction of the cost of other underfloor heating options.

Introducing Heavenly Performance: An Affordable Tubular Skylight

Introducing Heavenly Performance: An Affordable Tubular Skylight

Discerning homeowners, architects, and designers now have access to a skylight range that combines quality with budget-friendly pricing.

Optimising Corian Designs to Save Money

Optimising Corian Designs to Save Money

Are you interested in how you can optimise your designs to make the most of the Corian Solid Surface and Fenix pressed panel range from APT?

Rheem Ambiheat Making Energy Bills Affordable

Rheem Ambiheat Making Energy Bills Affordable

The Rheem Ambiheat can save homeowners up to 66% on their water heating energy consumption compared to an electric water heater — which means considerable savings for the household.

Aluminium Louvrelite Window Surrounds Enhance Social and Affordable House Design

Aluminium Louvrelite Window Surrounds Enhance Social and Affordable House Design

Louvrelite window surrounds are effortlessly integrated into architectural design and represent a cost-effective way to make a visually compelling building.

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