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News and updates on New Zealand architectural products.

October 2021

Influencing Action Through Emissions Reduction

As the first building product supplier in New Zealand to achieve Toitū Carbonzero certification, Nuralite has been on a journey to reduce their emissions for over a year and a half now.

Plan Carbon Zero Projects with Confidence

Plan Carbon Zero Projects with Confidence

As a responsible New Zealand manufacturer, Techlam is dedicated to protecting human health, natural resources and the environment.

Tackling Climate Change with Carbon Neutral Acoustics

Tackling Climate Change with Carbon Neutral Acoustics

The Autex Acoustics Carbon Neutral Product Initiative assesses the carbon emissions generated by the supply, manufacture and delivery of products, and offsets them through the purchase of certified carbon credits. 

VELUX Sets Ambitious Carbon Capture Target

VELUX Sets Ambitious Carbon Capture Target

VELUX partners with WWF to form an aggressive environmental strategy, with projects that include planting 200,000 hectares of forest, and the conservation of existing forests.

A Leader in Sustainable Roofing

A Leader in Sustainable Roofing

Not only does Dimond have a fully realised sustainability pathway, it was also New Zealand’s first ever steel roll former to achieve Toitū’s Carbonreduce accreditation.

Planet Passionate: Kingspan’s commitment to Net Zero Carbon

Planet Passionate: Kingspan’s commitment to Net Zero Carbon

Recently Kingspan products have been used on two flagship Green Star rated facilities, where the end clients have committed to higher performing and independently verified buildings.

ATS Timber Structures Aid in Reducing Carbon Footprint

ATS Timber Structures Aid in Reducing Carbon Footprint

Simpson Strong-Tie’s ATS Strong-Rod provides designers with a light timber frame alternative typically utilising standard sawn framing timber that requires less manufacturing and volume of raw material than other methods.

Video: Installing Axon Panel on CLD Cavity Batten by James Hardie

Video: Installing Axon Panel on CLD Cavity Batten by James Hardie

This video shows you how to install Axon Panel on the Hardie CLD Structural Cavity Batten with the best tips and tricks included.

Video: How Does Allproof's Passive Fire Intumescent Technology Work?

Video: How Does Allproof's Passive Fire Intumescent Technology Work?

Watch to see the activation of Allproof intumescent and how it is incorporated in a selection Allproof's Passive Fire Protection products.

Thermo Acoustic Ceiling Panels Contribute to Net Zero

Thermo Acoustic Ceiling Panels Contribute to Net Zero

The Triton range is the required thermo acoustic solution for the national Small and Remote School tender programme.

The Decking Screw with Brains from SPAX

The Decking Screw with Brains from SPAX

SPAX decking screws work with the timber and not against it, thanks to intelligent German engineering.

Video: Watch How NZ Native Veneer is Tracked from Tree to Panel

Video: Watch How NZ Native Veneer is Tracked from Tree to Panel

A finalist in the Sustainable Business Awards, find out why Track my Tree means you can have confidence in the origin of your NZ Native veneer panels.

Corian Solid Surface: Innovative and Sustainable

Corian Solid Surface: Innovative and Sustainable

Choose Corian to help earn points towards your project's green building certification.

The Benefits of Retractable Insect Screens

The Benefits of Retractable Insect Screens

The Venette Screen is ideal for providing insect control without compromising on aesthetics.

CoverStyl’ Rolls in Stock Now

CoverStyl’ Rolls in Stock Now

CoverStyl' is an affordable option for upgrading spaces, with a range of collections available including wood grain, marble, concrete, leather, soft touch and glitter styles.

Zero Carbon Central Heating and Hot Water in Residential and Commercial Buildings

Zero Carbon Central Heating and Hot Water in Residential and Commercial Buildings

Incorporating low or zero carbon heat sources such as wood pellet boilers, hot water heat pumps and solar hot water systems is a smart way to reduce emissions in new and existing builds alike. 

Soho Industrial Style Glazing: An Edgy and Versatile Way to Transform Aluminium Partitions

Soho Industrial Style Glazing: An Edgy and Versatile Way to Transform Aluminium Partitions

With its innovative features, the Soho Series of aluminium partitions is an incredibly practical way to achieve an industrial style glazing look, in a fraction of the time.

Dulux Colour Forecast 2022: The Future of Interiors

Dulux Colour Forecast 2022: The Future of Interiors

The Dulux Colour Forecast 2022 is here, with three bold and exciting colour palettes inspired by our natural surroundings. 

Vivid Slimline SS Collection by Phoenix: Metals with Greener Manufacturing

Vivid Slimline SS Collection by Phoenix: Metals with Greener Manufacturing

The award-winning R&D team at Phoenix Tapware has developed a new mixer collection expertly crafted from premium 316 marine-grade stainless steel.

How Design Choices Can Support the Climate and the Economy

How Design Choices Can Support the Climate and the Economy

Choosing 'green' flooring options carries little burden in terms of price and availability when compared to non-sustainable options.

Specifying Roofing Industries for Sustainable Projects Just Got Easier

Specifying Roofing Industries for Sustainable Projects Just Got Easier

With Global GreenTag and ECNZ certifications for different substrates, architects can now specify Roofing Industries roofing, cladding, flashing and rainwater systems for Green Star and Homestar projects.

The Next Level of Cleanliness with Kohler

The Next Level of Cleanliness with Kohler

Kohler's latest innovations in touchless flushing and intelligent toilets bring a new level of hygiene to bathrooms.

Video: See Foam Insulation Installation in Action

Video: See Foam Insulation Installation in Action

Watch the interior application of NZ Foam spray foam to external walls at the pre-lining stage. 

BiForm Solid Composite Decking Stands Up to NZ's Harsh Sun

BiForm Solid Composite Decking Stands Up to NZ's Harsh Sun

BiForm offers BRANZ-appraised composite decking boards that have been developed and tested to withstand New Zealand's weather conditions.

Painting it Green with Resene Carbon Projects

Painting it Green with Resene Carbon Projects

Resene has adopted a multi-pronged approach to measuring and reducing carbon burdens, focusing on a range of internal and external projects to provide opportunities to continually improve.

Warmup Undercarpet Heating: Forgettable in the Best Ways Possible

Warmup Undercarpet Heating: Forgettable in the Best Ways Possible

How easy is it to install undercarpet heating? What are the costs? And how effective is it? The team at Warmup outline the basics of undercarpet heating. 

Nine Paint and Decorating Trends to Design with Now

Nine Paint and Decorating Trends to Design with Now

Get clients inspired for finishing their projects with the latest colour and decorating trends.

Deliver Projects On Time with Construction Specialties

Deliver Projects On Time with Construction Specialties

New Zealand-made seismic joints and performance louvres offer solutions to NZ's unique building environment.

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