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Energy Efficiency

Energy-saving products that help reduce energy usage and power bills, while minimising the building's environmental footprint.

September 2017

Warm Roof Technology Need Not Be Complex

Viking's BRANZ appraised warm roof system is comprised of only two layers, ensuring a simple and effective warm roof that achieves optimal thermal efficiency.

James Hardie Products Feature in NZ's First 10 Star Home

James Hardie Products Feature in NZ's First 10 Star Home

New Zealand's First 10 Star Home features James Hardie Axon Panel and HomeRAB Pre-Cladding.

Intelligent Sun Control from Jacobsen

Intelligent Sun Control from Jacobsen

Automatically controlled sun louvres can improve a building's energy-efficiency, as well as occupant comfort. 

Kingspan's Own Energy-Efficient Premises

Kingspan's Own Energy-Efficient Premises

Kingspan has repurposed an earthquake-damaged building in Christchurch and turned it into a sleek, modern and warm building, offering a fit-for-purpose office space and storage facility.

Efficient Multiroom Heating and 'Free Power' a Winner in Designer's Home

Efficient Multiroom Heating and 'Free Power' a Winner in Designer's Home

When it came to building his own home, Waikato designer Jamie Merriman was set on creating a smart and energy-efficient house that made the most of light and sunshine.

Energy-Efficient Kerikeri Home Benefits from INTELLO Airtightness System

Energy-Efficient Kerikeri Home Benefits from INTELLO Airtightness System

The home features a range of products that optimise energy-efficiency and comfort, including Pro Clima's INTELLO Intelligent Airtightness System.

More than Lighting: The Ventilation Benefit of Skylights

More than Lighting: The Ventilation Benefit of Skylights

With electric and solar powered opening options for easy ventilation, Velux skylights offer energy efficiency benefits beyond lighting. 

Optimal Thermal Performance with Porotherm CLIMAmur Blocks

Optimal Thermal Performance with Porotherm CLIMAmur Blocks

The Porotherm CLIMAmur terracotta block is unique in its ability to regulate temperature and humidity with cells filled with Rock Wool.

Achieving More Energy-Efficient Homes with Pink Batts Insulation

Achieving More Energy-Efficient Homes with Pink Batts Insulation

The 'Pink Batts Ultra' insulation range offers up to R2.8 for 90mm wall framing, R4.0 for 140mm wall framing and R7.0 for ceilings.

Improve Energy Efficiency with Thermal Pipe Lagging

Improve Energy Efficiency with Thermal Pipe Lagging

Thermal heat loss through plumbing services can greatly affect the energy efficiency of buildings.

Introducing the New 3M Daylight Redirecting Film

Introducing the New 3M Daylight Redirecting Film

3M's energy-efficient Daylight Redirecting Film preserves the beauty of natural light, without the added burden of heat and glare.

by 3M
MacDonald Industries' Water and Energy Saving Tapware for Commercial Bathrooms

MacDonald Industries' Water and Energy Saving Tapware for Commercial Bathrooms

Renowned for its reliability and durability, Delabie tapware also delivers water and energy savings.

PowerTag Helps Building Operators Monitor Energy Efficiency

PowerTag Helps Building Operators Monitor Energy Efficiency

Building owners and operators can now stay on top of a building's energy efficiency with PowerTag from Schneider Electric.

How Carpets Can Contribute to Energy Efficiency

How Carpets Can Contribute to Energy Efficiency

The light reflectance value of large surfaces such as carpets, can contribute significantly to energy savings in modern interiors.

Improving Energy-Efficiency with Philips Lighting

Improving Energy-Efficiency with Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting's consultants can analyse a lighting system's efficiency to determine how it can be improved, and help designers and their clients bring creative ideas to life. 

Libra Smart Battery Powered Electronic Cylinder by ISEO

Libra Smart Battery Powered Electronic Cylinder by ISEO

With the battery powered Iseo Libra Smart, homeowners can enjoy the benefits of an electronic cylinder, without needing to install an additional power source.

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