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GIB EZYBRACE® SYSTEMS 2016 – UPDATE

GIB EzyBrace® Systems have been updated to offer improved design flexibility and further simplification. The update includes: 1 - GIB EzyBrace® 2016 Design Software update Improved user interface with simplified bracing design process and includes the new GIB® Bracing...

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Building designers – Gone by 2030?

As part of Architecture Week 2016, Productspec was asked by the ADNZ society to help host a debate at the City Gallery centred around the changing role of the designer in today's rapidly evolving market. The question posed to the two teams was a tricky one - "Will...

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COLORSTEEL® caps this house that turns heads!

A new attraction on Christchurch’s Canon Ridge looks like a box gift-wrapped in black and tied with a bright orange ribbon. In fact it’s a family home, designed by Christchurch architect John Chaplin of Chaplin Crooks Architects to maximise both the best views and the...

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Colin and Wendy find purity in white

When Colin and Wendy planned a house to replace their old 1950s Mangawhai Heads bach, they had a very clear vision from the outset. The new house would be pure white. Crisp, elegant and beautifully detailed, the house borrowed architectural references from both the...

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Paint colour trends for 2018 and beyond

It’s time to make a colour connection. While it may seem like only yesterday we were celebrating the New Year, colour experts are already predicting our palettes for 2017 and 2018. The new The Range 2018 fashion colours fandeck brings together the latest of these on...

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Wainoni Pak’nSave

Pak'nSave has 53 stores across the country, their policy being to provide the lowest food prices in New Zealand by following a unique warehouse setup that cuts cost for cheaper product prices. Their stores have a practical and convenient setting that doesn’t...

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Legrand’s Free Emergency Lighting Design Service

Do you have Emergency Lighting that is required on your projects? Did you know that Legrand offers a free Emergency Lighting design service to help position and specify the right Emergency Lighting for your project? Lighting Design Full emergency lighting design...

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MARLEY CONNECTO®

New Zealand’s trusted name in building and plumbing launches Connecto™ Surface Drainage. Connecto has an innovative interlocking system with no need for corner components – you simply Click to Connecto. The range offers three sizes with a variety of stylish grates and...

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Revolutionising Back Flashings

With a range of flashing products available on the market, why bother introducing yet another? The reason is simple. To provide a product that reduces waste to landfill, contributes to lowering the cost of building, and has added benefits that builders can enjoy! The...

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The Louvretec Room

Company: LouvreTec Transform your outdoor space in to a year round usable room. It has been said that “everything has a flow to the outside” – this being the great tradition in NZ and Australian architecture. Now it has never been easier, nor more exciting to do this....

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Premium Outdoor Living by Poynters

Company: Poynters New in to store are outdoor furniture collections by Talenti SRL, Italy. The new Milo set comprises a generous 3 seater sofa and armchair which blurs the look between the indoors and outdoors. This set comprises weatherproof powder-coated aluminium...

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New, even tougher, wall paints

Resene is constantly working on improvements to its products and colour range, focusing on anything from durability and toughness to VOC and odour reduction. The latest changes to the Resene SpaceCote waterborne enamel family provide improved burnish resistance,...

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MARLEY CONNECTO™ SURFACE DRAINAGE

New Zealand’s trusted name in building and plumbing launches Connecto™ Surface Drainage. Connecto has an innovative interlocking system with no need for corner components – you simply “Click to Connecto”. The range offers three sizes with a variety of stylish grates...

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GIB® Terrace Home Seminar – 22-24 August

BRANZ has estimated that by 2017 a third of all dwellings built in New Zealand will be multi-unit. A huge proportion of these will be Terrace Homes. Do you understand the design challenges and performance requirements of Terrace Homes? How do you compare intertenancy...

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Aerobrick Lightweight Plastered Brick Veneer

Company: Specialized Construction Products AeroBrick – Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) – is a lightweight, incombustible building material that simultaneously provides structure, as well as additional improvements in thermal efficiency and acoustic performance....

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Allproof Drainage Solutions

Company: Allproof Industries NZ With high levels of communication with the trade and designers we continue to lead the way with drainage solutions for the NZ construction market. With manufacturing in Auckland and warehouse facilities in Christchurch and...

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Luminess LED Flat Panels

Company: Legrand Legrand has launched its Luminess LED Flat Panels, providing an energy-efficient alternative to fluorescent lighting and better glare control for commercial offices, school, retail and healthcare applications. Following significant research and...

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Joint Venture

Company: Neuchatel NZ Neuchatel NZ Limited, best known for it’s innovative construction waterproofing solutions including IKO Permanite mastic asphalt, and IKO Prevent fire-retarding waterproof membranes, has a new string to it’s bow. Now Neuchatel is also the NZ...

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Prolam – The most Cost-Effective option

Company: Prowood PROLAM beams are CCA H3.2 or H1.2 treated as defined by NZS 3640:2011, H3.2 must be used for weather exposed applications, such as verandah beams, deck bearers, and subfloor applications. PROLAM treated to H1.2 is only suitable to be used in the...

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Glenn Innes Music and Art Centre

Company: Colt Products & Systems The concept for the Te Oro facility envisioned the building being as a grove of trees under which communities gathered and sheltered to commune, share knowledge and be culturally and creatively productive. From this came Te Oro’s...

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A peace of mind

Company: PSL Innovative Aluminium PSL Innovative Aluminium – a New Zealand-owned company with an absolute passion and desire to supply the best products that are environmentally considered. PSL Innovative Aluminium creates peace of mind with its range of innovative...

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GIB® BIM Objects now available

Company: Winstone Wallboards Building Information Modelling (BIM) is becoming an important tool and process in the industry, particularly for large and complex commercial jobs, but efficient and effective BIM modelling requires accurate and up-to- date BIM objects....

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First Impressions

Company: Advance Flooring Systems There is much to be said about the phrase ‘first impressions count’. This is a constant challenge with building owners maintaining the appearance of carpet in hardwearing commercial applications. There are many instances that the...

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Introducing the Zenith Hydrotap G4 Design Range

Company: Zenith Heaters The Zenith Hydrotap G4 is now available in a range of new contemporary designs – Introducing the Arc, Cube, Elite and Celsius. Our Sleek design and outstanding functionality makes the Zenith Hydrotap Design Range a popular choice with design...

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Legge Marine Series – strength and style

Company: Allegion Legge® introduces the new Legge Marine Series – a range of architectural stainless steel commercial door furniture. Constructed from marine-grade 316 stainless steel, the Legge Marine Series offers both strength and style for modern and commercial...

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Allproof Luxury Finishes: Metal Collection

Company: Allproof Are you looking for that element of class to give your bathroom project a refined and luxurious finish? Struggling to find a shower channel that complements the quality you have already created in your bathroom? We would like to introduce you to the...

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