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Product News

News and updates on New Zealand architectural products.

October 2019

Sustainability Claims without ‘Greenwash’

A look at how Viking Roofspec's waterproofing systems ensure minimal impact on the environment.

Dulux's Green Initiatives Reduce Environmental Impact

Dulux's Green Initiatives Reduce Environmental Impact

Dulux’s sustainability approach helps create better places and spaces for future generations.

QwickBuild Provides Alternative to Traditional Deck Construction

QwickBuild Provides Alternative to Traditional Deck Construction

Designed to resolve issues caused by timber deck framing, the QwickBuild system is moisture-proof, light-weight, and is fast and easy to install.

Create Modern Looks with the EzyJamb Single Rebate Door Jamb

Create Modern Looks with the EzyJamb Single Rebate Door Jamb

EzyJamb conceals the door frame to create square set interiors perfect for apartments, homes and commercial buildings. 

Nature is at the Core of Trespa Cladding

Nature is at the Core of Trespa Cladding

Trespa Meteon provides architects and specifiers with an enticing, reliable and sustainable solution for creating striking facades.

Pink Batts Partners with DuPont Tyvek to Distribute High-Performance Building Envelope Solutions

Pink Batts Partners with DuPont Tyvek to Distribute High-Performance Building Envelope Solutions

Trusted Kiwi insulation company Pink Batts has teamed up with global weathertightness experts DuPont to supply the DuPont Tyvek range of building wraps, roofing underlays and tapes nationwide.

Great Design Needs Great Storage Solutions

Great Design Needs Great Storage Solutions

Hettich's new catalogue provides straightforward technical information on a range of smart storage components including Easys Electromechanical Systems and Interior fitting systems. 

Corian Solid Surface and the Environment

Corian Solid Surface and the Environment

Corian Solid Surface is renewable and repairable, consisting of an advanced blend of natural minerals and acrylic resin.

Winstone Wallboards is Committed to Protecting the Environment

Winstone Wallboards is Committed to Protecting the Environment

Most of Winstone Wallboards' waste from manufacture is either recycled or composted for agricultural use.

Wood Composite Offers Sustainable Timber Alternative

Wood Composite Offers Sustainable Timber Alternative

SPS Building is proud to offer one of the most sustainable yet durable timber alternatives on the market: INNOWOOD

A Sustainable Journey: Laminex New Zealand Sees the Wood and the Trees

A Sustainable Journey: Laminex New Zealand Sees the Wood and the Trees

It takes attention to detail and big-picture thinking to tread an environmentally responsible path when making timber-based laminates

Need More Under-Sink Storage? The Answer Starts With U

Need More Under-Sink Storage? The Answer Starts With U

U-shaped drawers wrap around the sink to create new storage possibilities.

Smarter Windows Designed to Save Energy

Smarter Windows Designed to Save Energy

The 3M Sun Control Window Films range features eight films designed to improve comfort with features that create privacy, reduce glare and increase insulation. 

by 3M
Minimise Risk with Viking Roofspec

Minimise Risk with Viking Roofspec

Viking Roofspec has become one of the most respected roofing and waterproofing suppliers in the country. 

Sustainable Glulam Chosen for Green School NZ Project

Sustainable Glulam Chosen for Green School NZ Project

With a fully sustainable product range, Techlam can provide custom solutions with glulaminated timber, such as for the Green School NZ project currently underway in Taranaki. 

Solatube and The Solar Impulse Foundation Top 1000

Solatube and The Solar Impulse Foundation Top 1000

The Solar Impulse Foundation has selected Solatube as one of 1000 Efficient Solutions Worldwide.

Gerard Adopts Declare Sustainability Label

Gerard Adopts Declare Sustainability Label

Gerard has become New Zealand's first roofing manufacturer to offer Kiwi specifiers increased transparency by adding the Declare label to its products.

Dimond Roofing Launches Global GreenTag

Dimond Roofing Launches Global GreenTag

Dimond Roofing is proud to have received GreenRate Level A certification for all ColorCote roll formed roofing products — the top tier rating for this globally recognised eco-label, 

Sustainability Measures Further Developed at APL

Sustainability Measures Further Developed at APL

Wide-ranging sustainability initiatives continue to be driven through the existing operations of APL Window Solutions. These supplement special features being included in the design and construction of the major new company facility taking shape at Hautapu, near Cambridge.

The Ultimate Green Living Solution: VELUX Skylights

The Ultimate Green Living Solution: VELUX Skylights

Using VELUX Skylights and VELUX ACTIVE for natural lighting and ventilation is an effective green living solution.

Essence: Dulux Colour Forecast 2020

Essence: Dulux Colour Forecast 2020

Explore the Dulux Colour Forecast 2020 ‘Essence’ — a collection that brings together gentle neutrals and muted brights drawn from the natural world, plus a specially curated palette of four bold hues.

Smart Appliance Choices for Sustainable Homes

Smart Appliance Choices for Sustainable Homes

Ikon's ovens and rangehood selection offers options for those looking to reduce energy use and minimise the use of cleaning substances. 

Premium Wood Solutions Start with Sustainably Grown Radiata Pine

Premium Wood Solutions Start with Sustainably Grown Radiata Pine

Sustainable forestry produces innovative wood solutions for an evolving building industry.

Futurebuild LVL: A Natural Solution for Planet-Friendly Projects

Futurebuild LVL: A Natural Solution for Planet-Friendly Projects

Futurebuild Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) is a Red List Free engineered timber made from layers of wood veneer, sourced from sustainably-grown New Zealand Radiata Pine.

Sustainability is at the Heart of Porotherm Clay Construction

Sustainability is at the Heart of Porotherm Clay Construction

Stellaria is proud at every level to be partnered with Wienerberger, a company with a central principle to create lasting value by supplying durable and innovative building solutions. 

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