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Product News

News and updates on New Zealand architectural products.

July 2021

NBK Terracotta Facades for Medium Density Housing: From a Vision to the Perfect Product

NBK Terracotta never requires re-painting, coating, or sealing for the building’s lifetime, meaning virtually zero maintenance. 

Technoform and Nu-Wall Eliminate Thermal Bridges

Technoform and Nu-Wall Eliminate Thermal Bridges

Technoform's Thermal Isolator Clip with Nu-Wall's aluminium cladding and Alibat rail system was used in conjunction with Rockwool external insulation and displayed at the Passive House Hui in Wellington.

Lightweight GRC Cladding Backed By Excellent Technical Support

Lightweight GRC Cladding Backed By Excellent Technical Support

GRC lightweight glass reinforced concrete cladding offers versatile design options for medium density projects. 

Reliable, Low Maintenance High Speed Doors for Improved Efficiency

Reliable, Low Maintenance High Speed Doors for Improved Efficiency

Tested to up to 250,000 cycles per year, EFAFLEX high speed doors offer the trusted reliability manufacturing facilities need to keep operations running smoothly.

INTEGRA Lightweight Concrete Facade System

INTEGRA Lightweight Concrete Facade System

Resene Construction Systems' high performance, BRANZ appraised, lightweight AAC concrete external facade system will protect and enhance buildings for years to come.

INTEGRA: A Tested, Trusted Central Barrier Intertenancy Walling System

INTEGRA: A Tested, Trusted Central Barrier Intertenancy Walling System

The INTEGRA intertenancy system provides a fast, cost efficient solution for acoustic and fire separation between tenancies.

Thinking Outside the Subway with 3D-Effect Tiles from The Tile Depot

Thinking Outside the Subway with 3D-Effect Tiles from The Tile Depot

Not everyone wants to follow what's "On-Trend". The Tile Depot have a range of 3D-effect wall tiles that are unique, bold and contemporary — perfect for those looking for something a little less ordinary.

PacBld Cladding Offers Increased Ventilation and Fire Performance

PacBld Cladding Offers Increased Ventilation and Fire Performance

Pacific Build Supply (Pacbld) have always taken a holistic systems approach to cladding they supply. 

A Guide to Selecting Underlay

A Guide to Selecting Underlay

What to consider when selecting underlay for medium density projects.

COLORSTEEL AWARDS: Recognising Architectural Excellence

COLORSTEEL AWARDS: Recognising Architectural Excellence

With two categories specifically designed to recognise excellence in architectural design, the Colorsteel Awards are back bigger and better in 2021. Entries close July 31st, so don’t miss the chance to win $10,000 cash.

Drained and Ventilated Cavity Construction Essential for Shadowclad

Drained and Ventilated Cavity Construction Essential for Shadowclad

A look into the reasons for CHH Plywood’s updated advice to specifiers and homeowners that Shadowclad cladding for new builds should only be used over a drained and ventilated cavity.

Exterior Cladding System Design for Weathertight Medium Density Housing

Exterior Cladding System Design for Weathertight Medium Density Housing

Good exterior design and use of higher quality construction techniques and materials are important factors in achieving weathertightness in medium density housing.

ClosetPro Wardrobes Custom Made Right Here in New Zealand

ClosetPro Wardrobes Custom Made Right Here in New Zealand

There are a few things in the home that really demonstrate attention to detail, and one of those is having a quality wardrobe system installed.

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