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News and updates on New Zealand architectural products.

August 2022

Supporting Architects to Achieve High-Performance, Compliant and Creative Design

On large projects with many complex handrails, guardrails or balustrades, Moddex have many tools that help you achieve compliance and give you the confidence that you are specifying a compliant, high-quality balustrade or handrail product into your design. 

Bremworth Develops Compostable Rug Prototypes

Bremworth Develops Compostable Rug Prototypes

Bremworth have been working hard in the background developing two fully compostable rug prototypes, crafted with all-natural materials and no plastic nasties.

Is Your R-Value High Enough? Where's the Dew Point?

Is Your R-Value High Enough? Where's the Dew Point?

Kingspan Thermakraft provide Council approved Thermal Performance Calculations and Dew Point Analysis.

Autex Acoustics Offers New Revit Library on BIMcontent.com

Autex Acoustics Offers New Revit Library on BIMcontent.com

Autex Acoustics are the first acoustics provider to have their product range available on BIMcontent.com.

Industry Innovator Recognised in the 2022 New Year’s Honours

Industry Innovator Recognised in the 2022 New Year’s Honours

As a supplier to the plumbing industry since the 1980s, Ian Jackson promoted the introduction to New Zealand of the AS 3500 Australian Plumbing Code, now known as AS/NZ 3500. 

Frontek Ticks All the Boxes For Unitised Construction

Frontek Ticks All the Boxes For Unitised Construction

Frontek's Facade solutions come with a newly engineered fixing system for easy installation, specifically designed for high-rise buildings and extremely challenging projects.

What to Know: Balustrades in Educational Buildings

What to Know: Balustrades in Educational Buildings

There’s no doubt that safety is paramount in educational spaces, so it’s no surprise that careful consideration must go into the selection and construction of balustrades around schools, childcare centres, and other buildings used for educational purposes. We take a look at how these projects should be approached.

IBuilt’s Powerful HD7 Software

IBuilt’s Powerful HD7 Software

IBuilt’s powerful HD7 software, developed by Hyne Timber, enables users to design structural members such as joists, rafters, lintels and beams.

Openings Studio is a Software Tool That Makes Door and Hardware Specification Easy

Openings Studio is a Software Tool That Makes Door and Hardware Specification Easy

It integrates directly with Autodesk Revit, to seamlessly transfer project data.

Design Fundamentals for High-Performance Buildings

Design Fundamentals for High-Performance Buildings

Design stage energy modelling should give both the architect and the client confidence that the building will perform to their expectations.

Design Services That Will Floor You

Design Services That Will Floor You

Heritage Carpets offer design services to simplify the supply and installation of unique carpet solutions.

Plankwall Almost Finished Provides a Robust Alternative to Plasterboard

Plankwall Almost Finished Provides a Robust Alternative to Plasterboard

The attractive MDF panels bring added strength to walls, and a factory-applied base coating, can help save time on site. 

Dulux BIM Solutions Update: New Colour Add-in for Revit

Dulux BIM Solutions Update: New Colour Add-in for Revit

Dulux BIM Solutions has been newly updated, giving architects and designers an expanded array of Dulux colours and product ranges.

Powerglide Elevators: Streamlining Design with a 5-Stage Design Support Programme

Powerglide Elevators: Streamlining Design with a 5-Stage Design Support Programme

Powerglide Elevators’ Design Support programme simplifies specification and design with support at all five stages of the process. In addition to streamlining the design, compliance and construction process, the programme encourages creative design that enhances the user’s day-to-day experience by providing expert advice and guidance early on.

Major Advantages of Floating Floors

Major Advantages of Floating Floors

Floating floors have become a popular solution for flooring as diverse as hardwood timber to commercial hybrid tiling. This form of installation, where the new floor is not secured to the underlying floor utilises advanced technological locking systems to complete the job.

Truly Supporting Architects with Technical Specialists; Not Sales People

Truly Supporting Architects with Technical Specialists; Not Sales People

Viking has technical specialists located throughout the country who are there to help architects with even the most challenging membrane roof designs. 

Optimise the Coating Systems on Projects with Free Resene Specifier Services

Optimise the Coating Systems on Projects with Free Resene Specifier Services

Resene are here to help you with your projects to make it easy for you to select and specify coating systems and colours, saving you time and money and minimising your risk.

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