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Low-carbon solutions for NZ buildings

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Low-carbon water heating systems and energy performance certificates for homes are two of the solutions BRANZ researchers are investigating to help reduce New Zealand’s...

McGuinness awarded NZIOB Honorary Fellowship

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Peter McGuinness, of construction company LT McGuinness, has been inducted as an Honorary Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB). The NZIOB membership...

Successful transition from building industry boss to franchise CEO recognised

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Moving from a centralised office with 1000 employees doing what they were told to franchise leadership where he needed to sell his ideas and...

Planning might be easier if we knew what was in store in 2021

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Here we are — the first article of the year for the first Building Today magazine of 2021. But to say Happy New Year...

Report shows virus impact likely to be felt for the next few years

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The recently released National Construction Pipeline Report 2020 forecasts a short-term decline in construction activity as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The report, commissioned...

Regular Columns

Like a deer caught in the headlights . .

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The current house price situation is a bit of a fairy tale for property owners although, unlike the three little pigs where the home...

The great housing debate

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It’s fair to say many of us were glad to see the back of 2020. But as we look to the year ahead, our...

Planning might be easier if we knew what was in store in 2021

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Here we are — the first article of the year for the first Building Today magazine of 2021. But to say Happy New Year...

Products

MX FUEL System of cordless equipment launched in NZ

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The MX FUEL Equipment System from Milwaukee Tools was launched in New Zealand recently. Milwaukee Tools says the ground-breaking cordless system revolutionises the equipment market...

Hitting the sweet spot in bathroom vanity design

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Toobi II, designed and manufactured in New Zealand, takes its cue from classic mid-century design, where form follows function and each piece is a...

The substrate solution for roofing membranes

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If you’re looking for the ideal substrate solution for roofing membranes, Strandsarking by Laminex New Zealand is the ideal product. Strandsarking is a high-performance structural...