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Product News

News and updates on New Zealand architectural products.

July 2020

Trespa Meteon & Profix PXF Cladding Systems Offer Durability and Creative Freedom

Profix PXF and Trespa Meteon panels made it easy to create a stunning, low maintenance facade for Kaiapoi High School, which features wood-look and solid colour panels. 

Cassette Cladding Simplifies Design and Installation with Standardised Solutions

Cassette Cladding Simplifies Design and Installation with Standardised Solutions

The Cassette Cladding system standardises detailing for architects and methods of installation for installers — helping to save on time and costs. 

Incorporating Safety Features into Design

Incorporating Safety Features into Design

Choosing electrical safety solutions and components from Schneider Electric will provide easy installation, and most importantly, a complete protection package for customers.

Litecrete Cladding Offers Versatility, Quick Installation and Durability

Litecrete Cladding Offers Versatility, Quick Installation and Durability

Architects specify Litecrete lightweight precast concrete cladding because it offers versatility, speed of enclosure and durability.

SRP: NZ Made Eco-Friendly Steel Products

SRP: NZ Made Eco-Friendly Steel Products

Steel Rollformed Products prioritise sourcing materials that are not only locally produced to support kiwi business, but also uphold a high environmental standard. 

T50 Cladding Support System for Equitone Fibre Cement

T50 Cladding Support System for Equitone Fibre Cement

SPS Building offers one of the most durable and contemporary rainscreen options for exterior cladding, Equitone. 

ProctorWrap Rainscreen IT Offers Vapour Permeable Weather Protection

ProctorWrap Rainscreen IT Offers Vapour Permeable Weather Protection

The ProctorWrap Rainscreen membrane is developed primarily as a vapour-permeable flexible underlay that offers improved resistance against UV and high temperatures up to 120°C. 

An Update on Looped Cable Penetrations

An Update on Looped Cable Penetrations

The February 2020 release ‘Penetrations in GIB Fire Rated Systems’ covers looped two or three core TPS cable penetrations on timber blocking.

Terracotta Tiles Built to Survive and Thrive

Terracotta Tiles Built to Survive and Thrive

Terreal Breeze is an extra slim, double skin rainscreen cladding system which thanks to its small format, is quick to install and maintenance-free. 

A BRANZ Appraised Cladding System with Multiple Facade Options

A BRANZ Appraised Cladding System with Multiple Facade Options

XpressClad is a negative detail, adhesive-fixed, facade or cladding or soffit system, that incorporates an extensive range of rain-screen panel options. 

Specialist Tapware to Help Prevent Infections in Healthcare Facilities

Specialist Tapware to Help Prevent Infections in Healthcare Facilities

MacDonald Industries offer specialist water control solutions for infection management in healthcare facilities.

Wood Pellet Boilers Provide 100% Renewable Heating for NZ Schools

Wood Pellet Boilers Provide 100% Renewable Heating for NZ Schools

Schools across the country are specifying Pellematic Wood Pellet Boilers in a move to ensure healthy, warm classrooms in parallel with improving the sustainability of schools.

How Spray Foam Insulation Helps Solve Common Health Issues

How Spray Foam Insulation Helps Solve Common Health Issues

Did you know New Zealand has the third highest rate of asthma in the world? And the majority of NZ's asthma troubles are caused by cold, damp homes?

Eight Expert Tips for Designing a Small Kitchen

Eight Expert Tips for Designing a Small Kitchen

At just 5m², this compact kitchen was designed with a focus on maximising space. Designer Alica Gonzalez of Blakes of Sydney shares 8 tips for designing kitchens in limited spaces.

Why are Noggings Required?

Why are Noggings Required?

Let's face it, no one likes having to install noggings in a stud and track wall. But why are they needed, and what risks if they aren't installed?

Enjoy Greater Design Flexibility with Hunter Douglas Rainscreen Systems

Enjoy Greater Design Flexibility with Hunter Douglas Rainscreen Systems

Jacobsen is pleased to bring Hunter Douglas NBK Terracotta and QuadroClad Aluminium cladding systems to New Zealand. 

Mix and Match Profiles with Nu-Wall’s Trusted Aluminium Cladding System

Mix and Match Profiles with Nu-Wall’s Trusted Aluminium Cladding System

Nu-Wall’s 21 profiles are BRANZ appraised for horizontal and vertical installation and can be mixed and matched to create unique cladding designs for medium-density and low-rise commercial builds.

Webinar Wisdom — with Resene Experts and Guest Speakers

Webinar Wisdom — with Resene Experts and Guest Speakers

To help make a range of innovative thinking available to designers wherever they are, Resene has created a new free webinar series featuring a range of guest speakers and Resene technical experts.

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