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Corian Solid Surface Transforms Aon's Head Office

Corian Solid Surface Transforms Aon's Head Office

Aon New Zealand engaged Matz Architects to design and oversee the refurbishment of the interior of their head office in Auckland, and Corian Solid Surface was selected for use throughout.

Expectations of Insulation Performance

Expectations of Insulation Performance

Improving standard insulation performance without increasing wall thickness.

Laminam Brings New Look to Christchurch

Laminam Brings New Look to Christchurch

When Architects Plus were designing Creyke House in Ilam, the brief was to use products that brought flexibility, new ideas and a look not previously seen in Christchurch.

Sustainability a Reality with GreenPad Carpet Tiles

Sustainability a Reality with GreenPad Carpet Tiles

Advance Flooring's range of GreenPad Dupont Sorona carpet tiles gave a New Zealand driveline technology company the desired edge in performance, style and sustainability they were seeking.

The Practical Solution for Retrofitting Walls in Older Houses

The Practical Solution for Retrofitting Walls in Older Houses

Forman Building Systems' Kingspan Kooltherm K17 Insulated Plasterboard is a practical solution for retrofitting walls in older houses.

Autex's Accent Tiles Offer Creative Flexibility

Autex's Accent Tiles Offer Creative Flexibility

Autex are proud to introduce the Accent Ceiling Tile, the latest innovative addition to their interior acoustic range.

Merquip Offer Sparkling Water on Tap Anywhere, Anytime

Merquip Offer Sparkling Water on Tap Anywhere, Anytime

Merquip's two brands, Billi and Cosmetal, provide a wide range of drinking water systems to homes, offices and the hospitality industry.

Zero Energy Home's Thermal Insulation Padding

Zero Energy Home's Thermal Insulation Padding

Jo Woods and Shay Brazier are enjoying the benefits of their Zero Energy House in Point Chevalier, Auckland, a unique and inspiring home that meets their precise energy consumption needs.

New Christchurch Buildings Exploit VANTAGE Systems

New Christchurch Buildings Exploit VANTAGE Systems

Several new Christchurch buildings demonstrate the capability of VANTAGE commercial window systems to project screens and other external building elements beyond glass facades.

KerMac Industries Manufactures and Installs Bathroom Vanities at the Shri Ram Mandir Temple

KerMac Industries Manufactures and Installs Bathroom Vanities at the Shri Ram Mandir Temple

KerMac Industries offers a wide range of cabinetry services including vanities, lockers and cubby hole storage units to complement their toilet cubicle range.

Porotherm Clay Blocks Provide Real Thermal Mass

Porotherm Clay Blocks Provide Real Thermal Mass

Stellaria's Porotherm Clay Blocks provide specifiers and end-users with an alternative thermally rated wall construction system — with the added benefit of real thermal mass.

Masons' New Window Tape a Sticky Success

Masons' New Window Tape a Sticky Success

To complement their building wrap, Masons Plastabrick launched a new window tape called 'Hydro' in February this year.

Rigid Air Barriers: The Inside Word

Rigid Air Barriers: The Inside Word

James Hardie's new and improved 4.5 HomeRAB Pre-Cladding offers practical benefits, including early building lock up, reduced internal bracing and excellent wind protection.

Metrotile's High Performance Roofing Systems

Metrotile's High Performance Roofing Systems

Metrotile Roofing Systems offer a wide range of tiles that are architecturally designed and engineered to the highest quality and for the roughest environments, including the Royal, Shake and Shingle tiles.

Request a Copy of Metalcraft Rooofing’s New Structural Guide

Request a Copy of Metalcraft Rooofing’s New Structural Guide

Metalcraft Roofing have been busy updating all their technical material to make specification easier.

SuperQuilt's Multi Layered Insulation Wall Blanket Achieves High R-Value

SuperQuilt's Multi Layered Insulation Wall Blanket Achieves High R-Value

When used as a masonry wall blanket, SuperQuilt's Multi Layered Insulation achieves a high R-Value of 2.64.

Mammoth Surpasses Wall Thermal Performance Tests

Mammoth Surpasses Wall Thermal Performance Tests

Laboratory tests of wall systems featuring Mammoth airlay insulation have exceeded industry norms, and point to attributes beyond R-Value influencing thermal performance.

Create Modern, Clean and Durable Environments with USG Boral

Create Modern, Clean and Durable Environments with USG Boral

USG Boral's specialty range of ceiling systems combine unique design capabilities with ease and ingenuity of installation.

Trespa Meteon Stands Test of Time at Teen Parent School

Trespa Meteon Stands Test of Time at Teen Parent School

Décortech revisit a Whangarei school to find their cladding just as strong as the day it was installed five years earlier.

Super-Stick Building Tape Keeps Cost and Wastage Down

Super-Stick Building Tape Keeps Cost and Wastage Down

Service Plus Install Solutions Managing Director Sharon Weir commends Marshall Innovations for their high performance window and door flashing tape.

Resco Products Specified for Mainfreight Terminal

Resco Products Specified for Mainfreight Terminal

A busy transport firm's large depot includes shower and toilet facilities fitted with Resco compact laminate products, which depot manager Denis Laws says "should hang tough for many moons".

GIB Acoustic Systems: Noise Reduction Coefficients for Ceilings and Walls

GIB Acoustic Systems: Noise Reduction Coefficients for Ceilings and Walls

GIB acoustic systems combine an innovative, efficient method to improve the quality of sound within a space with the great look of GIB Quietline and GIB-Tone Quiet ceiling tiles.

H1 Thermal Insulation Met with HVAC Systems

H1 Thermal Insulation Met with HVAC Systems

Potter Interior Systems provide thermal solutions that comply with H1 of the New Zealand Building Code.

Prolam Pergolas Add Strength and Character to Summerset's Monterey Park Village

Prolam Pergolas Add Strength and Character to Summerset's Monterey Park Village

Prolam 'kitset' style pergolas by Prowood, deliver strength, style and construction efficiencies to Summerset Group Holdings' recently completed Monterey Park Retirement Village.

James Hardie Products Provide Holistic Design for Squadron Drive

James Hardie Products Provide Holistic Design for Squadron Drive

James Hardie's Linea Weatherboard and Titan Facade Panel, related yet different materials, have enabled a holistic, yet flexible design on a medium density housing development in Hobsonville.

Viking's Warm Roof Insulation System

Viking's Warm Roof Insulation System

Viking Roofspec's Warm Roof System is an effective alternative to the traditional 'cold roof'.

Frameless Glass Balustrade for Architecturally Designed Home

Frameless Glass Balustrade for Architecturally Designed Home

Juralco Aluminium have provided a stylish solution for safety barriers in a contemporary Southland home.

Luxury Floor Mounted Bath Fillers from Foreno

Luxury Floor Mounted Bath Fillers from Foreno

The Le Tap Floor Mounted Bath Spout and Bath Mixer from Foreno is the perfect accompaniment to any luxurious freestanding bath tubs.

Unex Systems' Integrated Balustrade Fascia for the Manukau Institute of Technology

Unex Systems' Integrated Balustrade Fascia for the Manukau Institute of Technology

Unex Systems developed a unique fascia solution to make an impressive architectural concept a reality.

On-Trend Wood Designs Added to the Popular Van Gogh Collection

On-Trend Wood Designs Added to the Popular Van Gogh Collection

A leader in luxury vinyl flooring, Karndean Designflooring is expanding its popular Van Gogh Wood collection, available from July 2015.

Work Through Winter with Sto Quickset Technology

Work Through Winter with Sto Quickset Technology

StoArmat + QS is ideal for use during the winter months, as the QuickSet (QS) technology — a Sto innovation — allows application from +1ºC temperature with a relative air humidity of up to 95%.

Return, Renew and Reuse Acoustic Panels

Return, Renew and Reuse Acoustic Panels

Asona provides a Return, Renew and Reuse service for its New Zealand-made Triton acoustic panels, helping to reduce construction waste and replacement costs, and extend product life.

Cut Power Bills with EcoSpring Hot Water Heat Pumps

Cut Power Bills with EcoSpring Hot Water Heat Pumps

Parex's EcoSpring Hot Water Heat Pumps are cost-effective and provide renewable energy amongst other key benefits.

Gas Insert Fireplace with More Flame, Less Frame

Gas Insert Fireplace with More Flame, Less Frame

Escea Fireplaces have released the AF700 High Heat Output Gas Fireplace, a new model that produces a larger flame effect without compromising on style.

Modwood WPC Decking Meets Specifiers' Needs

Modwood WPC Decking Meets Specifiers' Needs

Modwood WPC Decking is an ideal option when choosing between wood composite decking products.

IBS Showerline Combines Strength and Durability With Style

IBS Showerline Combines Strength and Durability With Style

Independent Building Supplies' popular wet wall lining keeps wet walls and utility areas looking great for years.

Pink Batts Products Achieve High Thermal Performance

Pink Batts Products Achieve High Thermal Performance

Pink Batts offer several products that exceed the recommended R-Values as set out by the New Zealand Building Code.

Brisbane and Melbourne Apartments Utilise Futurewood DecoBoard

Brisbane and Melbourne Apartments Utilise Futurewood DecoBoard

Industrial Plastic Shapes' Futurewood was the chosen material for weather screens of Brisbane and Melbourne apartments.

Resene Colour-Up for Hamilton CBD Shopping Centre

Resene Colour-Up for Hamilton CBD Shopping Centre

Clever colour by Resene has been used on the walls and ceiling to enhance this CBD shopping centre.

Engaging Technology with Allegion's Wireless Locks

Engaging Technology with Allegion's Wireless Locks

Allegion's Schlage NDE Series wireless locks feature ENGAGE technology, allowing them to be controlled by web and mobile apps.

Winter Painting with Resene's Wintergrade Range

Winter Painting with Resene's Wintergrade Range

Painters can keep painting through winter with the range of Resene Wintergrade paints designed to cure at lower temperatures.

Dec-K-ing PVC Membrane Offers Aesthetic, Textured Deck Surfaces

Dec-K-ing PVC Membrane Offers Aesthetic, Textured Deck Surfaces

Viking's Dec-K-ing PVC waterproofing membrane provides the ultimate underfoot finish and waterproofing to any deck.

Hyne 17C Glulam for Long-Spanning Lintels

Hyne 17C Glulam for Long-Spanning Lintels

I-Built Building Systems utilises Hyne 17C Glulams, designed for high-load, long-spanning garage door lintels.

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