Category: Weathertightness

Energy efficiency is essential. But can we afford it?

H1 Provides for the efficient use of energy and sets physical conditions for energy performance.
Are the recent changes to H1 clause just a small step along the road to adopting the International Passive House standards across New Zealand, like other members of the OECD experienced? Robert Whitehouse believes they are.

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.

Fire Testing for Temporary Wall Cladding

A look at how a peel and stick weathertightness membrane performs in a fire when used as a temporary cladding. Combustible, not combustible, smoke development, spread of flame. Closed cavity, intumescent seals, peak heat release, total heat release. Too much information? What was the question…

Triple Connected Windows – Part 2

It is very important that all aspects of the window are taken into consideration; frame system, double glazing, window size and the connections between the window and the wall.

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