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An Interview with GreenStuf’s Managing Director on H1 Changes

Rob Woolner provides an insight into GreenStuf’s market-leading approach to the new H1 regulations.

A Healthy Holah Home

pro clima INTELLO PLUS was chosen to line the internal walls and ceiling of the home, creating an airtightness and vapour control layer on the inside of the insulation layer.

April 2022 feature

H1 Energy Efficiency

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

Exceed H1 Requirements with MAXRaft Insulated Flooring Systems

Designed to prevent heat loss through a building’s foundation, MAXSlab and MAXRaft systems easily meet the new H1 requirements for floors.

Passive Ventilation of Glazed Stairwells in Apartment Buildings

Passive Ventilation of Glazed Stairwells in Apartment Buildings

Controlling thermal comfort with a buoyancy-driven ventilation system.

APL and Overhaul of NZ Window Industry Standards

APL and Overhaul of NZ Window Industry Standards

Far reaching changes are coming to the window industry with the revisions to the Building Code H1 energy efficiency standards announced by government late last year.

Roll Panel Vent Helps Meet New H1 Requirements for Ceiling Insulation

Roll Panel Vent Helps Meet New H1 Requirements for Ceiling Insulation

The Roll Panel Vent works by creating a 25mm air gap between the top of the insulation and the underside of the roofing and underlay to ensure unimpeded air flow through the eaves into the roof cavity.

The Latest Technology in Two-Layer Bituminous Membrane Systems

The latest member to the Viking Roofspec portfolio is a two-layer, self-adhered membrane system that employs a special adhesive and resin mixture for flame-free application.

Litecrete Used for Contemporary Remuera Home

This pavilion-styled home, built with Litecrete lightweight precast concrete internal and external walls, offers a totally elegant living environment.

Modern and Minimal Lighting Design Creates a Warm and Comfortable Atmosphere

Situated along an elevated site overlooking the rocky beach break of Daniels Reef, this family holiday home consists of carefully considered indoor and outdoor spaces cleverly designed to capture and maximise extensive sea views.

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On Point with the Lanse Wall Tile Collection

A new collection of striking double-arrow wall tiles, that are set to create quite an impact.

StyleLite Cabinetry Brings Contemporary Look to Kitchen Renovation

The use of StyleLite TruMatte cabinetry in Alabaster has helped to rejuvenate the kitchen space, creating a fresh, modern feel.

Altherm Windows and Doors Create an Urban Oasis

Auckland architect puts down roots for his own home on a leafy Ponsonby site.

Don’t Look Back in Anger

New Zealand cities, especially Auckland, have traditionally been very low density, but it is now time to stop the sprawl.

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28 March 2022

Achieving Filtered Hot and Cold Drinking Water for a Busy Hospital

The innovative Firewall Tower system was easy to retrofit alongside existing units, delivering safe, filtered boiling and chilled drinking water.

Very Low Profile Range Used for Living Room Fitout

Licensed architect-turned furniture designer, woodworker and content creator, Bao Loi of Design Craft Workshop, found Fastmount’s Very Low Profile Range instrumental in the redesign of his living room.

BIM Benchmark Survey

The latest research results in an ongoing study on the use of BIM across the New Zealand construction industry since 2014

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Extensive Balustrading Brings Architectural Vision to Life

UNEX delivered a total of 675m of Panorama frameless glass balustrades for the Victor Apartments in Browns Bay.

COLORSTEEL Now Live at Home Design Centre in Parnell

COLORSTEEL Now Live at Home Design Centre in Parnell

With the aim of making things easy, COLORSTEEL have launched their new show room at the Auckland Home Ideas Centre — allowing you to touch, feel and explore their products in full size.

Oasis in the CBD Gets the Maxi Treatment

Oasis in the CBD Gets the Maxi Treatment

Rondo MAXIframe added increased strength to the external walls, minimising the need to introduce secondary structural steel to the project.

New PDL Iconic Outdoor Switch and Socket Range

New PDL Iconic Outdoor Switch and Socket Range

The range has been developed to withstand harsh NZ weather conditions while boasting a sleek design that will enhance the look and feel of any outdoor entertaining area.

Increased Building System Requirements Need High-Performing Building Products

Increased Building System Requirements Need High-Performing Building Products

A look at the proposed new editions of Acceptable Solution H1/AS1 and Verification Method H1/VM1, and their effect on the building industry.

The Smart Facade Screw from SPAX

The Smart Facade Screw from SPAX

The SPAX facade screw works with the timber when it expands and shrinks which eliminates the common problems of the past.

H1: A Balanced Approach to Window Performance

H1: A Balanced Approach to Window Performance

A window should meet or exceed H1 requirements but with consideration to thermal bridging, and the risks of condensation and overheating.

Transform Outdoor Spaces with SunTuf SunGlaze by PSP

Transform Outdoor Spaces with SunTuf SunGlaze by PSP

Specify SunGlaze by Suntuf to transform outdoor spaces into somewhere clients will want to spend all their time. 

New Code-Compliant Underfloor Insulation from Mammoth

New Code-Compliant Underfloor Insulation from Mammoth

Mammoth's new R2.8 underfloor insulation supports meets the NZBC's updated underfloor insulation requirements.

New 1 x 35L Concelo Bin for 350mm Cabinets

New 1 x 35L Concelo Bin for 350mm Cabinets

Sort waste and recycling in office kitchens with Concelo.

Raymor Commercial and Medical Sanitary Fittings

Raymor Commercial and Medical Sanitary Fittings

Raymor Commercial presents a range of bathroom and kitchen products for commercial use that offers both reliability and value for money.

Simple, Sleek and Stylish Austratus Clip-in Ceiling System

Simple, Sleek and Stylish Austratus Clip-in Ceiling System

Potter's Austratus Timber Wall + Ceiling panels add a unique, sophisticated appeal to the newly completed AS Colour Distribution Centre.

FENIX NTM Rosso Jaipur: The New Luxurious Colour in the NZ Colour Range

FENIX NTM Rosso Jaipur: The New Luxurious Colour in the NZ Colour Range

Add a bit of colour with the earthy red of Rosso Jaipur.

Robust, Hygienic Bathroom Solutions for High Traffic Netball Centre in Hamilton

Robust, Hygienic Bathroom Solutions for High Traffic Netball Centre in Hamilton

MacDonald Industries worked with Peddlethorp Architects on the bathroom specification for Hamilton City Netball Centre.

Tubular Daylighting Device Benefits Under H1

Tubular Daylighting Device Benefits Under H1

With new H1 standards coming into force, how do tubular daylighting devices help, and how do they comply?

Tough Army Base Criteria Met by Resco Compact Laminate

Tough Army Base Criteria Met by Resco Compact Laminate

Featuring Resco Multicom walls, cubicles and vanities, the Linton Military Camp refit hits the 'soldier-proof' mark.

Thicker Warm Roofs = Greater Return on Investment

Thicker Warm Roofs = Greater Return on Investment

Doubling the R-value of warm roof insulation can provide energy cost savings in the long term. 

New Air-Tested Plumbing System Reduces Risk of Water Damage

New Air-Tested Plumbing System Reduces Risk of Water Damage

Wavin Tigris multilayer pipe fittings come with an acoustic leak alert feature that enables plumbers to conduct pressure tests without water.

Flush Mounted Hydrant a Smart Solution for Breckon Farms

Flush Mounted Hydrant a Smart Solution for Breckon Farms

The durability and flush finish of the Aquor Universal Hydrant made it ideal for use at this busy horse breeding farm in Waikato.

How Eurothane PIR Insulation Supports Meeting Proposed H1 Insulation Standards

How Eurothane PIR Insulation Supports Meeting Proposed H1 Insulation Standards

PIR boards are designed to be used over the framework and sealed where the boards abut each other with special tape to create a complete unbroken thermal envelope.

High Impact Floor Tiles Chosen for Les Mills Takapuna

High Impact Floor Tiles Chosen for Les Mills Takapuna

Les Mills cover all their needs with customised, heavy-duty gym tiles from Advance Flooring.

New Carillon Basin Range by Kohler

New Carillon Basin Range by Kohler

With its gentle contours and neutral palette, the Carillon basin blends in beautifully with a wide assortment of bathrooms.

Kingspan Insulated Panels: An Easy Way to Meet New H1 Energy Efficiency Building Regulations

Kingspan Insulated Panels: An Easy Way to Meet New H1 Energy Efficiency Building Regulations

Kingspan’s insulated roof panels provide a simple single-piece warm roofing solution, available in a wide range of thicknesses/R-values with options available for all climate zones.

Click for Green with CarbonClick and Resene

Click for Green with CarbonClick and Resene

CarbonClick and Resene are working together to enable customers to easily offset the impact of their decorating when they buy.

Achieve Higher R-Values and More Consistent Insulation with Tricore

Achieve Higher R-Values and More Consistent Insulation with Tricore

Dimond Roofing’s Tricore provides a great solution to manage H1 requirements across all of the new climate zones in New Zealand.

Plankwall Almost Finished Saves Time on Site

Plankwall Almost Finished Saves Time on Site

Plankwall Standard and Almost Finished have minimum prep work required before painting, meaning one less subtrade on site. 

Sustainability is One of Dulux’s Key Considerations as a Business

Sustainability is One of Dulux’s Key Considerations as a Business

Dulux strongly believes in making positive sustainability impacts and meets the requirements of the ISO 40001 standard.

Reduce Solar Heat Gain with Gauzy Smart Glass

Reduce Solar Heat Gain with Gauzy Smart Glass

Gauzy Solar Performance LCG switchable glass provides impressive reduction in solar heat gain with abundant natural light even while opaque.

An Ideal Waterproofing Solution for Tiled Showers, Laundries and Bathrooms

An Ideal Waterproofing Solution for Tiled Showers, Laundries and Bathrooms

Warmup's WPM750 waterproofing membrane is fast to install and delivers consistent quality and durability.

Galvanic Action: Mismatching of Corrosion Protected Steel Products

Galvanic Action: Mismatching of Corrosion Protected Steel Products

Why should we avoid using zinc protected fasteners with large stainless steel connectors?

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