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Structural Solutions

Products and systems designed to effectively support buildings.

July 2017

Litecrete Precast Concrete Panels Feature in Award-Winning Home

The in-built insulation provided by the pumice aggregate of the panels complies with NZBC requirements, enabling both panel faces to be exposed.

Innovative Nuralite Roof Tops Off Award-Winning Queenstown Home

Innovative Nuralite Roof Tops Off Award-Winning Queenstown Home

This uniquely designed roof required a flexible yet robust membrane system, which would be as aesthetically pleasing as it was efficient.

OS’Brace RAP Protects New Taranaki Build Against the Elements

OS’Brace RAP Protects New Taranaki Build Against the Elements

A strong combination of IBS OS'Brace RAP and IBS OS'Floor as a rigid air barrier and flooring solution.

Qwickbuild: The Structural Solution for Creating Rooftop Decks

Qwickbuild: The Structural Solution for Creating Rooftop Decks

The QwickBuild structural framing system is a specialist solution for low height decking, tile and turf installations over waterproof membranes, natural ground, concrete slabs and existing tiles or pavers.

Techlam Structural Laminated Timber Combines Style and Strength

Techlam Structural Laminated Timber Combines Style and Strength

New Zealand's largest structural glulaminated timber manufacturing facility offers a range of structural laminated timber products to enhance and strengthen any project. 

Trade Essentials Strandsarking's Advantages Make Install Easy

Trade Essentials Strandsarking's Advantages Make Install Easy

Following the success of Trade Essentials Strandfloor and Strandboard, Laminex NZ has introduced a solution for roofing substrate to the Trade Essentials Strand family.

Prolam Lintels Save Time on Projects

Prolam Lintels Save Time on Projects

Prolam lintels are more cost-effective than flitch beams or LVL, and save builders time — especially with garage door and window lintels.

Speedfloor Systems Offer Superior Spanning Capability

Speedfloor Systems Offer Superior Spanning Capability

Speedfloor's lightweight steel joist system and suspended concrete floor systems can be delivered quickly and efficiently, saving time and money.

Introducing the Quick Batten Tray System: QBT 450

Introducing the Quick Batten Tray System: QBT 450

QBT 450 is a roof system that looks great, is affordable, and protects homeowners and their homes from the elements.

Velux Skylights Add Flexiblity to Bathroom Design

Velux Skylights Add Flexiblity to Bathroom Design

By specifying skylights in place of vertical windows, designers can place bathrooms anywhere in the home, without compromising on natural light and ventilation.

ABS Uncoupling Systems Offer Alternative Decking Solution

ABS Uncoupling Systems Offer Alternative Decking Solution

The Schluter ABS Uncoupling system is a cost-saving alternative to traditional pedestal systems, and can be used in conjunction with any sized exterior rated tile.

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