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Social Housing

Products that provide cost-savings, durability and long-term low maintenance, while also meeting newer Kāinga Ora requirements around healthy home design and sustainability.

May 2021

Axon Panel Showcased in High-Density Social Housing

Axon Panel plays a major part in the creation of contemporary, brightly-coloured homes for high-density social housing with a difference.

Kingspan Kooltherm K17 Insulated Plasterboard Offers the Perfect Solution for Kāinga Ora

Kingspan Kooltherm K17 Insulated Plasterboard Offers the Perfect Solution for Kāinga Ora

Using Kooltherm K17 as a continuous layer of insulation helps eliminate the effects of thermal bridging, reducing the risk of condensation occurring while maximising the space available.

Litecrete Lightweight Precast Cladding for Miller Street Apartments

Litecrete Lightweight Precast Cladding for Miller Street Apartments

Litecrete lightweight precast concrete cladding panels were specified by Chow:Hill Architects on Kãinga Ora’s Miller Street apartments in Point Chevalier.

Affordable Housing Development Considers Lifecycle Costs Without Compromising Aesthetic

Affordable Housing Development Considers Lifecycle Costs Without Compromising Aesthetic

When lifecycle cost is taken into consideration at the design stage, there’s no need to compromise the desired aesthetic — Dynex PALLISIDE is the perfect solution. See how Architectural Designer Sunil Bakshi delivered the best of both worlds.

Using Customised Underlay to Reduce Waste, Reduce Costs and Save Time

Using Customised Underlay to Reduce Waste, Reduce Costs and Save Time

Thermakraft integrated solutions incorporate wide width rolls and cut-to-length underlay to effectively save time and labour costs. 

NZ Foam Team Up with Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust on the Warm & Dry Project

NZ Foam Team Up with Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust on the Warm & Dry Project

Spray foam, combined with a robust air circulation system, can increase longevity of social housing while providing maximum comfort — and is particularly suitable for skillion roof insulation upgrades.

Smart Vapour Control Layer Contributes to Kāinga Ora Retrofit Program

Smart Vapour Control Layer Contributes to Kāinga Ora Retrofit Program

pro clima NZ Ltd is thrilled to provide design guidance and on-site training as well as products that help to achieve one of the big goals of Kāinga Ora's retrofit program: health.

Future-Proofing Wet Rooms for Social Housing

Future-Proofing Wet Rooms for Social Housing

Providing a second line of defence by incorporating a waterproof membrane into sheet vinyl wet room systems can safeguard interiors from potential internal moisture damage.

Cost-Efficient Flooring Without Compromise

Cost-Efficient Flooring Without Compromise

Could Neptune Stone Based Waterproof Flooring be the ideal floor covering for affordable housing?

Edge Lamerra Aluminium Balustrade Hits the Mark for Social Housing

Edge Lamerra Aluminium Balustrade Hits the Mark for Social Housing

The Edge Lamerra balustrade system combines durability, privacy, and affordability into one package ideal for social housing projects.

Tile Warehouse Create Cost-Effective Flooring Packages for Social Housing

Tile Warehouse Create Cost-Effective Flooring Packages for Social Housing

Tile Warehouse applies a commercial mindset to the residential environment with affordable, cost-effective flooring packages for social housing projects.

Flexible Manufacturing Process Delivers a Custom Solution

Flexible Manufacturing Process Delivers a Custom Solution

Having full control over product design, manufacturing and installation meant Spectrum could easily deliver a custom solution for Kāinga Ora’s Dominion Road apartments.

Hometech Provides Extract Ventilation for Kāinga Ora Project

Hometech Provides Extract Ventilation for Kāinga Ora Project

Hometech worked alongside Miles Construction to supply extract ventilation for the pre-fabricated bathroom pods.

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