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Early building legislation

By Nigel Isaacs 1 February 2011, Build 122

Building legislation was first introduced into New Zealand’s provincial councils in the 1840s, and its progression provides an insight into the building problems and aspirations of early European settlers.

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Thermal insulation

By Nigel Isaacs 1 October 2007, Build 102

With electricity costs on the increase and air pollution a serious issue, thermal insulation has an essential role in keeping a building warm, dry and comfortable for its occupants while helping to preserve the environment.

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SIPs for faster construction

By Anna Walsh, David Carradine 1 October 2021, Build 186, Feature article

Building systems that include higher levels of prefabrication and off-site manufacture are potential solutions to New Zealand’s urgent housing need. Current research will give a better overall understanding of the performance of sips in New Zealand.

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