Build 135: On the rise

1 April 2013

Commercial buildings at work. Plus Maintenance.

In this issue

Build145Feature1 This Issue

Feature section: Commercial buildings

Challenges abound for commercial buildings. High energy and water use are issues, and weathertightness has caused plenty of problems. But there are also reasons to celebrate as exciting New Zealand innovations help push timber structures higher.

Maintenance2 This Issue

Feature section: Maintenance

The BRANZ House Condition Survey regularly finds that our homes are poorly maintained. All buildings need to be maintained, and the longer this is put off the more it will eventually cost.

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