Building Science Soup
Building science terminology varies between all countries, even those where the specialisation is just emerging among the fields of architecture, engineering and construction.
New SASH Developments Offer Social Housing with a Difference
RESIDENTIAL – pro clima were involved in the new Auckland SASH units for Salvation Army.
Wellington Wows with High Performance Retrofit
RESIDENTIAL – A complete re-clad and re-roof high-performance retrofit to future proof the building structure and provide a good level of comfort.
Above Sheathing Ventilation – Part 1: Rise of the Cavity
If Above Sheathing Ventilation (ASV) is the super hero of roofs that work, then how and why did ASV come into being?
Airtightness and Humidity Control Key to Healthy Home
RESIDENTIAL – INTELLO PLUS installed between batten layers to eliminate condensation in the wall profile in Ruapehu.
Kowhai Cabin Keeps Warm in Winter, Cool in Summer
RESIDENTIAL – Heat is retained and slowly released by optimising orientation and materials in this experimental build.
Airtightness Membrane Helps Protect Skillion Roof
RESIDENTIAL – Rural Raglan build uses complete pro clima weathertightness and airtightness system.
ADHERO: The Weathertight Solution for Multi-Storey Buildings
COMMERCIAL – Westfield Apartments in Auckland protected with fully self-adhesive Weather Resistive Barrier SOLITEX EXTASANA ADHERO.
Making a Kiwi House, Not so Kiwi
RENOVATIONS – pro clima INTELLO PLUS saves a Wellington home owner $2,500 during one winter.
Airtightness for NZ’s First Straw Bale Passive House
PASSIVE HOUSE – Energy-efficiency achieved in this unique straw bale build with pro clima INTELLO PLUS.
- Constructing School Roofs the Right Way February 23, 2021
- Building Science Soup November 27, 2020
- New SASH Developments Offer Social Housing with a Difference October 21, 2020
- Wellington Wows with High Performance Retrofit October 19, 2020
- Above Sheathing Ventilation – Part 1: Rise of the Cavity September 10, 2020