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Product News

News and updates on New Zealand architectural products.

September 2021

Build More Efficiently with ClimateLine Pre-finished Plasterboard

ClimateLine Pre-finished Plasterboard is ideal for projects under time pressure or where minimal disruption to facilities or occupants is critical.

Membrane Roofs Brought to Life with New Options for Colour and Weldable Ribs

Membrane Roofs Brought to Life with New Options for Colour and Weldable Ribs

Viking Roofspec offer the industry a range of colours and matching weldable ribs to their Enviroclad TPO range.

Flat Roofs No Obstacle with VELUX

Flat Roofs No Obstacle with VELUX

With a range of skylight options for low pitched roofs, there is no need to miss out on daylight.

COLORSTEEL DRIDEX for Increased Roof Ventilation

COLORSTEEL DRIDEX for Increased Roof Ventilation

With its innovative features, COLORSTEEL Dridex increases the ventilation in the ceiling cavity, ultimately creating drier healthier New Zealand homes.

Announcing the 2021 COLORSTEEL Awards Finalists

Announcing the 2021 COLORSTEEL Awards Finalists

A look at this year's finalists of the COLORSTEEL Awards — celebrating excellence in roofing and architectural design. 

Dimond Updates Heritage Tray Offer

Dimond Updates Heritage Tray Offer

An important Heritage Tray literature and technical requirement update from Dimond Roofing. 

A Helpful Guide on How to Read Rondo's DONN Grid Load Tables

A Helpful Guide on How to Read Rondo's DONN Grid Load Tables

This helpful guide will demonstrate how to use Rondo's DONN Grid Load Tables by providing a comparison between the previous method and their new simplified format.

Video: How Does the Fyrehalt V Vertical Fire Curtain Work?

Video: How Does the Fyrehalt V Vertical Fire Curtain Work?

The Fyrehalt V Vertical Fire Curtain sits in a discreet compact headbox, making it virtually invisible until needed, when it deploys to provide fast and efficient fire and smoke compartmentation. 

Brita Vivreau ViTap Now in Matt Black Finish

Brita Vivreau ViTap Now in Matt Black Finish

A high-capacity multifunctional water dispenser that provides water whenever and however its wanted.

Low Pitch Roofing Ventilation

Low Pitch Roofing Ventilation

DriSpace Systems are ventilation guidelines that provide solutions to minimise the risk of condensation.

Meet the Winners of the Dulux Colour Awards

Meet the Winners of the Dulux Colour Awards

With a record-breaking number of entries, the results are finally in. It’s time to meet the winners of the 35th Dulux Colour Awards.

Video: How Dezignatek Thermoform Doors are Made

Video: How Dezignatek Thermoform Doors are Made

Learn the secret behind the best quality thermoform doors...

Avoid Moisture Damage in Skillion Roofs with GreenStuf

Avoid Moisture Damage in Skillion Roofs with GreenStuf

GreenStuf Skillion Roof Blanket will perform for at least 50 years — ideal for skillion roof spaces where retrofitting insulation is difficult. 

Five Steps for Specifying Seismic and Expansion Joints

Five Steps for Specifying Seismic and Expansion Joints

Selecting the correct seismic or expansion joint cover can be confusing. Working with the right seismic partner will enable the correct product selection, installation and project support to meet construction needs and deliver the best building outcomes.

Favourite Whites and Neutrals All in One Updated Resene Collection

Favourite Whites and Neutrals All in One Updated Resene Collection

Resene's most popular collection has been updated with more favourite hues.

Complete Solution for Low-Pitch Shingle Roofs

Complete Solution for Low-Pitch Shingle Roofs

SUREGUARD is a new, innovative, lightweight high performance ‘synthetic ice & water barrier’ with slip-resistance SureFoot Technology. Owens Corning provides one of the few integrated systems for all types of asphalt shingle roofs.

Video: Invisible Mounting Using the PC-SVMX Heavy-Duty Panel Clip

Video: Invisible Mounting Using the PC-SVMX Heavy-Duty Panel Clip

The PC-SVMX is a heavy-duty panel clip that ensures invisible mounting of wall and ceiling panels.

New Solution for Drainage on Skillion Membrane Roofs

New Solution for Drainage on Skillion Membrane Roofs

Where a skillion roof is finished with a waterproofing membrane, unique challenges exist for drainage in such small, confined spaces.

Incorporating Louvres into Low Pitched Patio Roofs

Incorporating Louvres into Low Pitched Patio Roofs

The Louvretec team often get asked if their louvre systems can work with a skillion roof — the answer is yes.

Video: How Do CAMO Hidden Deck Fasteners Work?

Video: How Do CAMO Hidden Deck Fasteners Work?

Learn how these easy-to-install concealed deck fasteners ensure a fastener-free deck finish that eliminates face splitting and splinters.

Energy-Efficient and Easy to Install Low Pitched Roof Insulation

Energy-Efficient and Easy to Install Low Pitched Roof Insulation

BEAL has confirmed that spray foam insulation is an effective way to provide an airtight envelope solution; useful for energy-efficient Passive Houses — and especially those with complex and difficult to access framing.

The Ultimate Insulation Component for Flat Roofs

The Ultimate Insulation Component for Flat Roofs

Enertherm’s thermal performance and excellent compressive strength makes it an ideal solution for flat roof insulation.

Advantages of Membrane Roof Renewals

Advantages of Membrane Roof Renewals

The robust nature of the Nuraply 3PM system means it can be easily overlaid with two renewals on top of the original system. 

Tech Coatings Has Recently Joined the NZ Green Building Council

Tech Coatings Has Recently Joined the NZ Green Building Council

By joining the NZGBC they want to lead the way for the Passive Fire Industry and show that it is possible to make positive changes.

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