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Monier roof tiles deliver an earthquake-proof walling solution

Wellington Hospital chose Monier Nullarbor terracotta roof tiles for the redevelopment of its new building and the refurbishment of its existing building. Monier Nullarbor was chosen not only for the standout performance of its system, but also because of its natural ‘“earth” colour, which added warmth and texture to the streetscape. The Wellington Hospital redevelopment was completed approximately five years ago, and during that time the region has been subjected to numerous...
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InsulPro launches lightweight, printable, acoustic ceiling tiles

New Zealand polyester insulation manufacturer, InsulPro, has launched new acoustic ceiling tiles for the commercial construction sector that are lightweight, affordable and printable. Lightweight Made in New Zealand using 100% polyester fibres, the new Novahush acoustic ceiling tiles weigh just 1.1kg (1600 gsm) — up to 50% lighter than traditional mineral fibre tiles, with associated benefits of easy installation and lighter seismic loading within suspended ceiling grids. The safety...
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Insulated panel factory an investment in Christchurch’s future

The Conqueror International Ltd factory in Christchurch is an indisputable investment in the earthquake-ravaged city’s future. But the manufacturing plant is creating an impact well beyond Canterbury. It’s one year now since on-site work began on the creation of the Conqueror “super-factory” that caters for the manufacture of thermally-efficient and environmentally-friendly insulated panels for use in the construction industry. The factory, in Yaldhurst Business Park, s...
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Re-roof guide shows how to save money

A new roof is one of the simplest ways to enhance the appearance of any home. A new roof can also add thousands of dollars to the value of a home, and if the correct product is used, it can save thousands more in maintenance and up-keep costs over its lifespan. That’s why pre-painted metal roofing manufacturer, Pacific Coilcoaters, has produced the ColorCote Re-Roofing Guide. “We want home owners to have the knowledge and understanding they need to have informed discussions with ar...
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NZMRM Code of Practice available for download

Version Two of the New Zealand Metal Roofing Manufacturers Association’s Code of Practice is now available for download on the Association’s web site. The New Zealand Metal Roofing Manufacturers Association Inc (NZMRM) represents companies that roll-form steel and other metals for roofing and cladding purposes. In 1981 it published the Profiled Metal Roofing Design and Installation Handbook. This handbook set a benchmark for best practice in metal roof and wall cladding design and ...
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Solar concept replaces the whole metal roof

Solar concept replaces the whole metal roof

Environmental Engineering has installed its first solar energy roof in New Zealand at Mahurangi West, north of Auckland. This solar system is very popular in Europe where it has been used for more than 25 years. The solar roof collector concept is unique in New Zealand because it replaces the whole metal roof, supplies free solar energy and is waterproof. This European-quality certified product has a proven record and guaranteed performance. The solar roof is completely integrated into the bu...
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System can be installed in any weather

System can be installed in any weather

Do you struggle with flexible flashing tape? Hate having to re-do it time and again when it comes unstuck?  Do you think there must be a better way? Baritec is a rigid subsill flashing system, replacing the need for flashing tape and providing a solid, durable finish.  The system is made up of three ASA plastic components — a moulded corner piece, an extruded length and a moulded joining piece for long window or door openings.  All of the components interlock and...
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How to pass your pre-line moisture test!

How to pass your pre-line moisture test!

New Zealand is a wet country, and a key challenge for builders and construction companies is passing the pre-line moisture test — and with so much rain, wet bottom plates are a major problem. Failure to pass will cause a chain reaction of delays, and the costs soon add up to hit you where it hurts in the pocket. The new Hiandri bottom plate packer lifts timber framing bottom plates 12mm above the floor and keeps bottom plates and frames from sitting in water, allowing the frames to drain...
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A simple, common sense solution

A simple, common sense solution

By Hiandri Solutions Ltd marketing manager John Oliver  We have had a great summer, and some parts of the country have been close to drought conditions, but the stats paint a different picture of the New Zealand climate. Put simply, as most builders know, we get a lot of rain. Even I was surprised when I looked at the average rainfall between 1981 and 2010 covering 29 locations in New Zealand. For example, from Taupo north, it rains on average every second day for eight months of the...
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Raising the building industry to a new level

By John Oliver, Hiandri Solutions Ltd Water is enemy No 1 when it comes to building — wet frames, wet floors, delays — who needs it! The Hiandri concept was one of those light-bulb moments that seem to happen at 2am — the idea of placing plastic packers under the bottom plate at 600mm crs, lifting the entire timber or metal frame 12mm above the floor, allowing water to escape, the plate to dry quicker and keeping the timber from acting like a blotter, just soaking water u...
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