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Product News

News and updates on New Zealand architectural products.

September 2020

Frame Feature Windows with Spectrum Facade Shrouds

The street appeal of buildings is greatly enhanced with the use of Spectrum Facade shrouds around windows.

Muros Offers Contemporary Options for Framing Fireplaces

Muros Offers Contemporary Options for Framing Fireplaces

Muros wall panels can transform fireplaces into a feature wall of the home. 

Laminate vs Vinyl Flooring: How to Navigate the Options

Laminate vs Vinyl Flooring: How to Navigate the Options

Advances in technology have improved the flooring choices but this also adds confusion as to what to specify.

COLORSTEEL Dridex for Drier, Healthier Internal Environments

COLORSTEEL Dridex for Drier, Healthier Internal Environments

With a strong and continued focus on product innovation, COLORSTEEL Dridex offers a new design-led solution to help combat the growth of mould and create sustainable projects, while offering an improved aesthetic for unlined buildings.

DriSpace Vented Roof Systems

DriSpace Vented Roof Systems

Through their partnership with VENT, Dristud offers comprehensive roofing ventilation solutions to cold roof designs.

Innovative Flashing Tape Solutions for Weathertightness

Innovative Flashing Tape Solutions for Weathertightness

How to be sure when specifying a suitable flashing tape for weathertightness around window and door openings.

Selecting an Electric Vehicle Charging Solution

Selecting an Electric Vehicle Charging Solution

EV Chargers are designed to be a long-term addition to the home. Designers have to consider ongoing support and maintenance for the charging solution they select for clients.

Cool For The Summer with External Shutters

Cool For The Summer with External Shutters

Shutters can help control light and allow for ventilation in summer while reducing heat loss through windows and doors in winter. 

The Only True A-Grade Birch Plywood in NZ

The Only True A-Grade Birch Plywood in NZ

Exclusive to Plytech, Birch Elite is constructed using only the finest European A-Grade Birch veneer, providing the best consistency in quality, colour and grain.

Downdrafts Provide Efficient Moisture Control for Open-Plan Kitchens

Downdrafts Provide Efficient Moisture Control for Open-Plan Kitchens

With the versatile installation of a downdraft extraction system, designers can install a cooktop almost anywhere, and allow for a truly open-plan kitchen.

Autex H1 Calculations: Expert Assistance with Insulation Specification

Autex H1 Calculations: Expert Assistance with Insulation Specification

Meet the H1 requirements for New Zealand projects with the help of Kiwi insulation experts.

Brita Vivreau ViTap and Bottler Offer a Choice of Drinking Water Options

Brita Vivreau ViTap and Bottler Offer a Choice of Drinking Water Options

Provide generous water choices for workplaces and hospitality businesses with the Vivreau Instant Hot, Chilled, Sparkling Tap and the Vivreau Chilled and Sparkling Cafe Dispenser by Brita.

The History of Corrugate in New Zealand

The History of Corrugate in New Zealand

Long run roofing, metal roofing or corrugated iron as its more widely known, has been a staple building material in New Zealand since the earliest European settlers arrived on NZ's shores.

Multi-Storey Acoustic Solutions for Apartment Buildings

Multi-Storey Acoustic Solutions for Apartment Buildings

The GIB Noise Control Systems Manual outlines a number of non-load bearing intertenancy wall specifications designed for steel-framed buildings. 

Achieve an Impeccable Natural Finish with Birch Elite A-Grade Ply

Achieve an Impeccable Natural Finish with Birch Elite A-Grade Ply

The consistent quality, colour and grain of Plytech’s Birch Elite ply makes it perfect for wall and ceiling linings for any project — from modern learning environments to stunning designer homes.

MoulDefender Protection for Painted Surfaces from Resene

MoulDefender Protection for Painted Surfaces from Resene

Impart extra protection to mould prone surfaces with Resene MoulDefender added to Resene paint.

Dulux Opens New Store in Kāpiti

Dulux Opens New Store in Kāpiti

Dulux continues to support regional growth by opening a brand-new store to help service the Kāpiti district and surrounding areas.

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