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When architects Cox Rayner specified Unison Joints for Stage 2 of the massive Gold Coast Convention Centre in Queensland, they were taking three steps to improve their project’s performance. With well over a kilometre of bespoke coverplate systems to be designed and installed, and another...

Ensuring a secure seal is imperative for membrane roofs. Waterproofing your roof costs less than 2% of the average build budget. But it has arguably one of the largest impacts on the operating costs. Get it right, and you can greatly add to the comfort and...

“Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.” – Lao Tzu...

What options do you have for waterproofing heritage (or any old wooden) structures? Several years back, fire services were called to a fire at a historic homestead in Hawkes Bay. What they found when they got there was a bonfire as the tinder-dry dwelling burned out...

NZ’s temperate climate has made us all a little cavalier when it comes to insulation, but in reality, it’s one of the easiest ways for businesses to cut costs. Inadequate insulation not only burns up energy. It spikes maintenance and plant costs as equipment undergoes more...

Plant-rooms need to be robust! They impact on the life expectancy of your plant, the quality of life for your occupants, and the costs of staying in business. More simply, your plant-room is the heart of your building. It houses the key components for services like...

Mastic asphalt for use as pavement quality surfacing is an ‘old’ product in the sense that it has been around for some time. In fact Neuchatel is one of New Zealand’s oldest trademarks having first been registered in 1905. Mastic asphalt as a product for use in...