Estimating software made easy

Databuild for Windows is Australasia’s most popular estimating package and has been for more than 30 years. The system is great for businesses of all...

Common leak points in leaky buildings

In Mike Anticich’s experience as a weathertightness assessor and building surveyor, he has found there are several very common areas where leaks occur on...

Building a successful construction business

With the slow down in the construction industry it is a great time to review systems and procedures in your business. This can include a...

A new perspective in glass

CSR Ltd has launched a new name in glass — Viridian. Representing a $1 billion-plus commitment to more sustainable, market-responsive building products and technologies, Viridian...

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. ...

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...

Flextec products feature MS technology

The next evolution in Modified Silane (MS) technology can be found in revolutionary Flextec products by Loctite. Loctite sealants with Flextec Inside have much the...

Painting the town green-er

A $1 million R&D prize in Industrial Research Ltd’s (IRL) What’s Your Problem New Zealand? competition will be used to help locally-owned Resene make...

The new helper on your building site

Following customer feedback, the new Trade Platform in 1m and 2m lengths has been designed to cater for the hard working tradesman. Based on the...

Acceptable Solution to flashing problems

E2/AS1 is an Acceptable Solution covering the weathertightness of the building envelope. Buildings built in accordance with Acceptable Solutions such as this are automatically...