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Topglass Meets Clause Change C1-C6: Protection from Fire

Topglass Meets Clause Change C1-C6: Protection from Fire

Alsynite has designed two grades of fire retardant translucent roofing: Topglass 50 FR Plus and Topglass 60 FR.

Marley Surface Channel Drainage Systems

Marley Surface Channel Drainage Systems

Marley New Zealand offer an extensive range of Surface Drainage Channel systems providing drainage solutions based around function and aesthetics.

Maximising Natural Light in New Zealand's First PPP Schools

Maximising Natural Light in New Zealand's First PPP Schools

The recently completed Hobsonville Point Primary and Secondary schools are New Zealand's first public-private partnership (PPP) schools. Asona's acoustic ceiling and wall systems feature throughout these modern, high quality learning environments.

Laminam Features on New AMETI Transport Hub

Laminam Features on New AMETI Transport Hub

The recently opened Panmure Bus and Train Station features Laminam large format ceramic tiles in both exterior and interior cladding applications, a first in New Zealand.

Cold-Formed Steel Framing a Strong Performer in Fires

Cold-Formed Steel Framing a Strong Performer in Fires

A scientific investigation conducted by the University of Auckland has identified the strength of steel under fire conditions.

Hot Tile Trend: Subway Style Surface Wall Tiles

Hot Tile Trend: Subway Style Surface Wall Tiles

Manufactured in Italy, the Manhattan Tile Collection in the trendy 'subway' style adds interest and style to both commercial and residential spaces.

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New PVC Wall Lining Meets Fire Regulations

New PVC Wall Lining Meets Fire Regulations

Covering large areas is now easy with Palclad Pro, PSP’s new PVC wall lining system.

Smart Design Gives One Room Two Functions

Smart Design Gives One Room Two Functions

Modern home designs are increasingly incorporating improved functionality and multiple uses for each room.

Polyflor's Code Compliant Walls and Floors for Christchurch Hospital

Polyflor's Code Compliant Walls and Floors for Christchurch Hospital

Changes to the New Zealand Building Code, clauses C1 to C6 – Protection from Fire – have meant significant changes to the requirements of interior surface linings.

Amanda Levete: Projects That Curve and Flow

Amanda Levete: Projects That Curve and Flow

Last month, capacity audiences in Auckland and Christchurch for London architect Amanda Levete were treated to a tour of highly sculptural projects in a range of international locations.

Character Home Retains Its Style with Lightweight Slate-Look Roof

Character Home Retains Its Style with Lightweight Slate-Look Roof

Viking EcoStar is a revolutionary, premium roofing system that emulates the look of a slate roof but is half the weight.

Council Requirements and Best Practices for Decking Over Membrane

Council Requirements and Best Practices for Decking Over Membrane

Outdure outlines critical information about the installation of decking or tiles on exterior membranes.

Palliside Weatherboards:  Lifemark Partners in a Design for Life

Palliside Weatherboards: Lifemark Partners in a Design for Life

The Lifemark seal of approval from Lifetime Design is well recognised as the standard for the quality and adaptable design of interior spaces.  However, the manufacturers of Palliside Weatherboards believe a building's exterior should also add to a home's lifetime value.

New Generation Pre-Insulated Ductwork

New Generation Pre-Insulated Ductwork

Kingspan KoolDuct delivers the only lightweight ducting solution that is fully compliant with the NZBC Interior Surface Finish requirements.

Patchwork Wallpaper Meets Black and White with Resene Habitat

Patchwork Wallpaper Meets Black and White with Resene Habitat

The latest Habitat magazine from Resene provides a whole host of fresh ideas and inspiration.

Vessel Basins: A Contemporary Take on a Traditional Style

Vessel Basins: A Contemporary Take on a Traditional Style

Based on the traditional Chinese washbasins used in the days before running water, contemporary vessel basins provide a stunning focal point in bathrooms of every style.

Bonding Tapes:  A Proven Alternative to Screws, Rivets and Welds

Bonding Tapes: A Proven Alternative to Screws, Rivets and Welds

Specialty bonding tapes were invented by 3M more than 30 years ago and their high holding power in static and dynamic loads has made 3M VHB bonding tapes a popular choice worldwide in a range of industries including construction, interior fit-out and cladding.  

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ACO Multiparts with Fire Ratings for Increased Protection

ACO Multiparts with Fire Ratings for Increased Protection

ACO offers a range of Multipart ductile iron access covers that include a fire rating for additional protection.

Win a Colourful Award with Resene Total Colour Awards 2014

Win a Colourful Award with Resene Total Colour Awards 2014

Have you completed a project that displays creative and excellent use of Resene colour?  Then make sure you enter it into the Resene Total Colour Awards 2014.

Home and Office Storage with High-End Features at Affordable Prices

Home and Office Storage with High-End Features at Affordable Prices

GetSorted is an affordable home and office storage solution incorporating a range of quality features you would expect from a system that costs much more.

Multi-Purpose Design Featuring a Multiroom Escea Fireplace

Multi-Purpose Design Featuring a Multiroom Escea Fireplace

One space, two purposes and several impressive design features take open plan living to the next level.  

Fire Retardant Foil Insulation and Light Diffuser: Thermakraft 397

Fire Retardant Foil Insulation and Light Diffuser: Thermakraft 397

Thermakraft 397 is a fire retardant, fully synthetic foil insulation and light diffuser used as a roof underlay and to line walls in commercial and industrial buildings. 

Fire-Rated Commercial Recycled Rubber Flooring

Fire-Rated Commercial Recycled Rubber Flooring

Introducing Rephouse Recycled Rubber Flooring, a fully fire-rated solution from Advance Flooring.

Enhance Entrances and Preserve Interiors with Pedigree Entrance Zone

Enhance Entrances and Preserve Interiors with Pedigree Entrance Zone

Karndean Designflooring introduces Pedigree Entrance Zone, an entrance protection product designed to meet the requirements of tradesmen, architects, designers and facility managers alike – with an affordable installation cost.

Fire-Rated Ceilings from Potter Interior Systems

Fire-Rated Ceilings from Potter Interior Systems

Potter Interior Systems can specify and supply a range of fire-rated ceilings and walls tested to be compliant with the New Zealand Fire and Seismic Standards.

An Effective Sprinkler System Saves Lives and Property

An Effective Sprinkler System Saves Lives and Property

Fire sprinklers save lives by maintaining survivable conditions in a burning house for at least 10 minutes (as per the NZ standard NZS 4517:2010), providing sufficient time for residents to exit the house and reach safety.

The Yale Digital Door Lock: A Smarter Home Security and Locking Solution

The Yale Digital Door Lock: A Smarter Home Security and Locking Solution

ASSA ABLOY New Zealand introduces a new addition to its electronic digital locking range: the Yale Digital Door Lock SYDM3212. 

Fire-Safe Commercial Ceiling Tiles from Fenta

Fire-Safe Commercial Ceiling Tiles from Fenta

The Fenta Ceiling Tile has been given the highest mark for safety – code regulation 1-S – by the New Zealand Building Code Fire Safety Standards.

Waterflow Two Ways from One Tap

Waterflow Two Ways from One Tap

Enjoy the fresh taste of clean, filtered water or draw unfiltered water for cooking or cleaning from a single tap.

Fire-Rated Noise Reduction Solutions

Fire-Rated Noise Reduction Solutions

Fire rating is a critical aspect in any commercial building.  Without it, projects are unable to receive the required certification to achieve code of compliance.

Properties of Aluminium Composite Materials (ACM)

Properties of Aluminium Composite Materials (ACM)

As supplier of Alucobond, Kaneba takes its obligations in accordance with the Building Act section 14G seriously.  However, there sometimes seems to be a lack of knowledge in the industry about the fire properties of ACM (Aluminium Composite Materials).

High Performance Balustrading and Privacy Screen Systems

High Performance Balustrading and Privacy Screen Systems

Ullrich Aluminium has a new range of Balustrading and Privacy Screen Systems incorporating aluminium framing, with glass or vertical balusters as infill panels.

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