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Open Versus Glass-fronted Fireplaces

Open Versus Glass-fronted Fireplaces

When considering a gas fire for a house, amongst the more common questions asked is: What’s the difference between open fronted and glass fronted? While visually there may seem little difference, what you don’t see is where the real differences occur.

Ozone + Hydraulic Patch Closer

Ozone + Hydraulic Patch Closer

A compact, super-slim door-closing fitting, Ozone Plus is the latest fitting for internal frameless glass doors and pool gates.

Smart Glass Option for Cavity Sliders

Smart Glass Option for Cavity Sliders

CS For Doors is pleased to have the opportunity to offer iGlass as a spectacular alternative to standard glass in its CS NewYorker door leaves.

Bracing Plasterboard Wings, Blocks and Diaphragms for NZS 3604

Bracing Plasterboard Wings, Blocks and Diaphragms for NZS 3604

NZS 3604:2011 paragraph 5.1.5 requires wings or blocks to ‘provide sufficient bracing individually’ if they extend more than six metres from the main building. Note that this requirement refers to the provision of bracing, and that separate calculation is not mentioned as a requirement.

Three New Pools for Brisbane City Council

Three New Pools for Brisbane City Council

Hyne produces some of NZ Wood’s most popular and versatile building materials - and the builders of Brisbane’s newest aquatic centres agree.

New Modules Expand the Schlage Link Solution

New Modules Expand the Schlage Link Solution

Allegion is pleased to announce an expansion to its Schlage Link Remote Home Management Solution.

Acoustic Ceiling Panels a Successful Solution for Girls' School

Acoustic Ceiling Panels a Successful Solution for Girls' School

T & R Interior Systems' C-Max Impact Sports Panel achieves high acoustic performance parameters at St Margaret’s College in Christchurch.

Permadeck Helps Black Sox to Victory

Permadeck Helps Black Sox to Victory

Permadeck is proud to be the supplier of deck boards for the Rosedale Stadium for the 2013 Softball World Cup, won by New Zealand's Black Sox.

Wall and Ceiling Products Create Comfortable Learning Environment in New AUT WG Precinct

Wall and Ceiling Products Create Comfortable Learning Environment in New AUT WG Precinct

Potter Interior Systems were instrumental in the supply of various interior wall and ceiling products required for the recently completed AUT WG Precinct.

PC Henderson Securefold Range Joins the Heavyweights

PC Henderson Securefold Range Joins the Heavyweights

ASSA ABLOY is thrilled to reignite its partnership with PC Henderson and to offer flexible, high-performance and long-lasting sliding- and folding-door hardware.

Customised Drawer Sides Offer Branding Opportunities

Customised Drawer Sides Offer Branding Opportunities

Blum's new drawer side allows for customisation and individuality in the home and commercial/retail environment.

Anniversary Collection Commemorates 100 years of the Formica Brand

Anniversary Collection Commemorates 100 years of the Formica Brand

The Laminex Group celebrates 100 years with a fresh take on its iconic Formica-brand laminate. Unveiled around the world during 2013, the Anniversary Collection features 12 new patterns that reflect the Formica brand and its history.

Share Palette: Dulux Colour Forecast 2013

Share Palette: Dulux Colour Forecast 2013

With the rise of digital media, people are becoming more connected, using technology to share information and soak up new ideas – and this mentality has inspired one of the latest colour trends for 2013.

Deterring the Copper Thieves with Marley Stratus

Deterring the Copper Thieves with Marley Stratus

Copper spouting theft is not an uncommon occurrence, but when Bear Park Early Childhood Centre in Auckland had its copper spouting stolen for the third time, enough was enough.

Efficient Home Heating with a Hydronic Solution

Efficient Home Heating with a Hydronic Solution

If you are building a new home, consider an energy-efficient, in-built heating solution such as LEAP’s hydronic heating.

Energy Efficient Water Heating Now in Vogue

Energy Efficient Water Heating Now in Vogue

Developers are always on the lookout for ways to reduce construction costs. Supplying hot water to a large number of units is not cheap, but the installation and ongoing costs can be minimised with an appropriate choice of heating system.

Ullrich Clads Itself in Ulltraclad

Ullrich Clads Itself in Ulltraclad

Ullrich Aluminium's own Ulltraclad system ticked all the boxes when it came to the renovation of its Henderson branch.

Trespa Launches New Natural and Wood Decors

Trespa Launches New Natural and Wood Decors

Trespa is launching a new matt finish, a new range of Naturals Decors and an increased range of Wood Decors to its existing wide range of Trespa Meteon panels, to offer architects an unprecedented choice when designing facades.

New Resene Ceiling Velvet for Wet Areas

New Resene Ceiling Velvet for Wet Areas

To complement new Resene Room Velvet low-sheen solventborne paint for high wear-and-tear areas, Resene is releasing Resene Ceiling Velvet, a flat solventborne enamel.

Sound Solution for Café

Sound Solution for Café

An excessively noisy bar or restaurant can ruin a good night out. Straining to hear conversations and asking people to repeat themselves is no fun.

Colourful Beca Office Fitout Wins Resene Commercial Award

Colourful Beca Office Fitout Wins Resene Commercial Award

The award-winning Beca office fitout combines a comprehensive materials and colour palette, using a wide range of products ideal for commercial projects.

Design-led GRC Decorative Panels Turn Heads in Commercial Projects

Design-led GRC Decorative Panels Turn Heads in Commercial Projects

GRC New Zealand Ltd has recently completed manufacture and supply of decorative lining panels for a number of high-profile commercial fitouts. 

Mini Corrugate Adds Commercial Style

Mini Corrugate Adds Commercial Style

Colorsteel and Zincalume mini corrugate are the perfect products to add interest and appeal to a commercial fitout.

Creating a Quality Environment for Fisher & Paykel

Creating a Quality Environment for Fisher & Paykel

Mason and Wales Architects worked with Forman Building Systems to specify a number of leading-edge product solutions into the new Fisher & Paykel building.

Pacific Build Supply Prefinished Internal Linings Feature in New ASB Building

Pacific Build Supply Prefinished Internal Linings Feature in New ASB Building

Pacific Build Supply is proud to have supplied and installed prefinished Europan FC Panels to the interior of the new ASB offices at 381 Great South Road, Greenlane, Auckland.

Touch-Free Electronic Tapware

Touch-Free Electronic Tapware

Autoflo electronic taps have been designed to provide a fully automatic and ‘touch-free’ operation for commercial building fitouts, in areas such as bathrooms, kitchens and lunch rooms.

A Matter of Fact

A Matter of Fact

Jonathan Smith of Auckland architecture firm Matter chose DORMA for the simple reason that he wanted his design/build office space on Auckland's College Hill to reflect the quality of his business.

Woven Vinyl the Perfect Balance Between the Art of Weaving and High-Performance Materials

Woven Vinyl the Perfect Balance Between the Art of Weaving and High-Performance Materials

2tec2 stands for innovative woven vinyl flooring. This Belgian brand was born from the harmonious combination of traditional weaving and the use of superior modern materials.

Commercial Bathroom Fixtures Made to Last

Commercial Bathroom Fixtures Made to Last

Commercial bathroom fixtures and fittings need to be elegant yet robust to ensure long-term viability. Products manufactured for residential bathrooms don’t have the ability to last because the commercial bathroom is often the only part of the building the public actually gets to use. Therefore the products must not only look good, they must be reliable, have strong supplier support and be environmentally friendly and cost effective.

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