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Tech Coatings Has Recently Joined the NZ Green Building Council

By joining the NZGBC they want to lead the way for the Passive Fire Industry and show that it is possible to make positive changes.

Announcing the 2021 COLORSTEEL Awards Finalists

A look at this year's finalists of the COLORSTEEL Awards — celebrating excellence in roofing and architectural design. 

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September 2021 feature

Low Pitch Roofing

Products that contribute to the design of elegant, functional and compliant low pitch and skillion roofs.

Plumbdek Roofing Brings Strong Lines and Defined Look to Hawkshead Way

The clean lines and economy of Steel & Tube Plumbdek in COLORSTEEL ENDURA FlaxPod made them the ideal choice for the roof.

New Solution for Drainage on Skillion Membrane Roofs

New Solution for Drainage on Skillion Membrane Roofs

Where a skillion roof is finished with a waterproofing membrane, unique challenges exist for drainage in such small, confined spaces.

Membrane Roofs Brought to Life with New Options for Colour and Weldable Ribs

Membrane Roofs Brought to Life with New Options for Colour and Weldable Ribs

Viking Roofspec offer the industry a range of colours and matching weldable ribs to their Enviroclad TPO range.

Avoid Moisture Damage in Skillion Roofs with GreenStuf

Avoid Moisture Damage in Skillion Roofs with GreenStuf

GreenStuf Skillion Roof Blanket will perform for at least 50 years — ideal for skillion roof spaces where retrofitting insulation is difficult. 

Resilient Entrance Matting Features in Award-Winning Waste Management Project

Waste Management’s award-winning new headquarters is protected by CoralTread entrance matting.

Transforming Walls into Works of Art with GLAM

A spectacular new range of slab porcelain feature wall tiles has recently arrived at the Tile Depot and are set to transform ordinary walls into works of art.

Prime Art Veneer Used to Stunning Effect in Multi-Award-Winning Kitchen and Bathroom

Brushed and bandsawn American White Oak veneer for a double-dose of texture.

Rare 5-Greenstar Industrial Design Rating for New APL Building

One of the few industrial buildings in New Zealand with a 5-Greenstar industrial design rating was recently showcased to visitors at a New Zealand Green Building Council event at the new manufacturing complex for the APL Group, near Cambridge.

ÖkoFEN Pellet Boilers Replace Fossil Fuel in Four More Schools

The schools benefit from a reliable heating source that minimises maintenance costs while significantly reducing emissions.

A Hamilton Project that Hits Close to Home

Dimond's Brownbuilt 900 was the obvious choice with the Jessop home as it elegantly covers the low pitch roof enabling the home to take on its unique shape.

Designing Out Construction Waste with Offsite Manufacturing

Scott Fisher, Chief Executive, PrefabNZ looks at how offsite manufacturing could help solve NZ's construction waste problem. 

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Video: How Do CAMO Hidden Deck Fasteners Work?

Learn how these easy-to-install concealed deck fasteners ensure a fastener-free deck finish that eliminates face splitting and splinters.

Flat Roofs No Obstacle with VELUX

With a range of skylight options for low pitched roofs, there is no need to miss out on daylight.

New Public Toilet and Shower Block for Boyes Beach

Bishop Architecture used MacDonald Industries bathroom products for the new multi use toilet and shower block at Lake Okareka in Rotorua.

Build More Efficiently with ClimateLine Pre-finished Plasterboard

Build More Efficiently with ClimateLine Pre-finished Plasterboard

ClimateLine Pre-finished Plasterboard is ideal for projects under time pressure or where minimal disruption to facilities or occupants is critical.

COLORSTEEL DRIDEX for Increased Roof Ventilation

COLORSTEEL DRIDEX for Increased Roof Ventilation

With its innovative features, COLORSTEEL Dridex increases the ventilation in the ceiling cavity, ultimately creating drier healthier New Zealand homes.

Announcing the Arrival of FloorMuffler for Superior Sound Mitigation

Announcing the Arrival of FloorMuffler for Superior Sound Mitigation

FloorMuffler acoustic underlay has an STC of up to 73 dB and an IIC of up to 74 dB, well above the minimum acceptable levels for sound mitigation.

Dimond Updates Heritage Tray Offer

Dimond Updates Heritage Tray Offer

An important Heritage Tray literature and technical requirement update from Dimond Roofing. 

A Helpful Guide on How to Read Rondo's DONN Grid Load Tables

A Helpful Guide on How to Read Rondo's DONN Grid Load Tables

This helpful guide will demonstrate how to use Rondo's DONN Grid Load Tables by providing a comparison between the previous method and their new simplified format.

The Low Risk Approach to Low Pitch Metal Roofing

The Low Risk Approach to Low Pitch Metal Roofing

The BRANZ Appraised pro clima above sheath ventilation method was used for this metal roof build-up, ensuring durability, low maintenance and long-term moisture protection.

New Concelo Double 35L Laundry Hamper

New Concelo Double 35L Laundry Hamper

Hideaway Bins is excited to announce the addition of two new models to the Concelo range of Laundry Hampers — each featuring double 35L hampers, while still fitting into a 450mm cabinet.

Video: How Does the Fyrehalt V Vertical Fire Curtain Work?

Video: How Does the Fyrehalt V Vertical Fire Curtain Work?

The Fyrehalt V Vertical Fire Curtain sits in a discreet compact headbox, making it virtually invisible until needed, when it deploys to provide fast and efficient fire and smoke compartmentation. 

Brita Vivreau ViTap Now in Matt Black Finish

Brita Vivreau ViTap Now in Matt Black Finish

A high-capacity multifunctional water dispenser that provides water whenever and however its wanted.

Gilt Edge Concrete Treatment Minimises Moisture for Hospital Wet Room Install

Gilt Edge Concrete Treatment Minimises Moisture for Hospital Wet Room Install

The new Tiaho Mai acute mental health inpatient unit at Middlemore Hospital heralds a new era in facility design with a Gilt Edge Seamless Flooring System.

Low Pitch Roofing Ventilation

Low Pitch Roofing Ventilation

DriSpace Systems are ventilation guidelines that provide solutions to minimise the risk of condensation.

Video: How Dezignatek Thermoform Doors are Made

Video: How Dezignatek Thermoform Doors are Made

Learn the secret behind the best quality thermoform doors...

Experience the Optimum in Hygiene with the Electronic Bidet Seat Plus

Experience the Optimum in Hygiene with the Electronic Bidet Seat Plus

The Electronic Bidet Seat Plus comes with the added convenience of a remote control.

From Pine to Composite: A Low Maintenance Decking Solution

From Pine to Composite: A Low Maintenance Decking Solution

The clients had one wish, and that was to have a new deck for summer. By selecting Futurewood decking they now have a safe, low maintenance deck that will not rot or splinter.

Five Steps for Specifying Seismic and Expansion Joints

Five Steps for Specifying Seismic and Expansion Joints

Selecting the correct seismic or expansion joint cover can be confusing. Working with the right seismic partner will enable the correct product selection, installation and project support to meet construction needs and deliver the best building outcomes.

Olympic Sized Daylighting Challenge

Olympic Sized Daylighting Challenge

The Solatube 750 DS Daylighting System allowed daylight to be transmitted over 8m to avoid construction obstacles in this large indoor sports facility.

Favourite Whites and Neutrals All in One Updated Resene Collection

Favourite Whites and Neutrals All in One Updated Resene Collection

Resene's most popular collection has been updated with more favourite hues.

Complete Solution for Low-Pitch Shingle Roofs

Complete Solution for Low-Pitch Shingle Roofs

SUREGUARD is a new, innovative, lightweight high performance ‘synthetic ice & water barrier’ with slip-resistance SureFoot Technology. Owens Corning provides one of the few integrated systems for all types of asphalt shingle roofs.

Custom Carpets Showcased at Novotel Christchurch Airport

Custom Carpets Showcased at Novotel Christchurch Airport

Heritage Carpets delivered bespoke solutions for almost 8,000m² of carpets and rugs throughout the hotel, forming part of a layered design that celebrates the textures and colours of the South Island landscape.

Video: Invisible Mounting Using the PC-SVMX Heavy-Duty Panel Clip

Video: Invisible Mounting Using the PC-SVMX Heavy-Duty Panel Clip

The PC-SVMX is a heavy-duty panel clip that ensures invisible mounting of wall and ceiling panels.

Incorporating Louvres into Low Pitched Patio Roofs

Incorporating Louvres into Low Pitched Patio Roofs

The Louvretec team often get asked if their louvre systems can work with a skillion roof — the answer is yes.

Introducing Zucchetti Helm Tapware

Introducing Zucchetti Helm Tapware

Introducing the latest range from Italian tapware designers Zucchetti, Helm.

Basement Transformation: From Underground Dirt to Studio Apartment

Basement Transformation: From Underground Dirt to Studio Apartment

The Sanicubic 2 Pro system made it possible to incorporate a self-sufficient bathroom, kitchen and laundry into this new guest space which sits beneath the home’s waste water system.

A Premium Fastener for A Premium Connection

A Premium Fastener for A Premium Connection

Introducing the new 316SS connector screw from Simpson Strong-Tie.

Energy-Efficient and Easy to Install Low Pitched Roof Insulation

Energy-Efficient and Easy to Install Low Pitched Roof Insulation

BEAL has confirmed that spray foam insulation is an effective way to provide an airtight envelope solution; useful for energy efficient Passive Houses — and especially those with complex and difficult-to-access framing.

The Ultimate Insulation Component for Flat Roofs

The Ultimate Insulation Component for Flat Roofs

Enertherm’s thermal performance and excellent compressive strength makes it an ideal solution for flat roof insulation.

Advantages of Membrane Roof Renewals

Advantages of Membrane Roof Renewals

The robust nature of the Nuraply 3PM system means it can be easily overlaid with two renewals on top of the original system. 

Introducing Yale Maximum Security Motorised Safes

Introducing Yale Maximum Security Motorised Safes

The Maximum-Security Motorised Safe will keep belongings secure and safe.

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